Quotes by Ronald Reagan

A people free to choose will always choose peace.
– Ronald Reagan
All the waste in a year from a nuclear power plant can be stored under a desk.
– Ronald Reagan
Approximately 80% of our air pollution stems from hydrocarbons released by vegetation, so let's not go overboard in setting and enforcing tough emission standards from man-made sources.
– Ronald Reagan
Before I refuse to take your questions, I have an opening statement.
– Ronald Reagan
But there are advantages to being elected President. The day after I was elected, I had my high school grades classified Top Secret.
– Ronald Reagan
Concentrated power has always been the enemy of liberty.
– Ronald Reagan
Double, no triple, our troubles and we'd still be better off than any other people on earth. It is time that we recognized that ours was, in truth, a noble cause.
– Ronald Reagan
Facts are stubborn things.
– Ronald Reagan
Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged.
– Ronald Reagan
Going to college offered me the chance to play football for four more years.
– Ronald Reagan
Government always finds a need for whatever money it gets.
– Ronald Reagan
Government does not solve problems; it subsidizes them.
– Ronald Reagan
Government is like a baby. An alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other.
– Ronald Reagan
Government's first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives.
– Ronald Reagan
Governments tend not to solve problems, only to rearrange them.
– Ronald Reagan
How can a president not be an actor?
– Ronald Reagan
I couldn't help but say to Mr. Gorbachev just think how easy his task and mine might be in these meetings that we held if suddenly there was a threat to this world from another planet. We'd find out once and for all that we really are all human beings here on this earth together.
– Ronald Reagan
I favor the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and it must be enforced at gunpoint if necessary.
– Ronald Reagan
I have wondered at times what the Ten Commandments would have looked like if Moses had run them through the US Congress.
– Ronald Reagan
I know I'm not in government anymore. In fact I'm out of work.
– Ronald Reagan