Ronald Wilson Reagan ( February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was an American politician and actor who was the 40th President of the United States, from 1981 to 1989. Before his presidency, he was the 33rd Governor of California, from 1967 to 1975, after a career as a Hollywood actor and union leader.
Peace is not absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means.
We can't help everyone, but everyone can help someone.
There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder.
We are never defeated unless we give up on God.
If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under God, then we will be a nation gone under.
Government is like a baby. An alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other.
My philosophy of life is that if we make up our mind what we are going to make of our lives, then work hard toward that goal, we never lose - somehow we win out.
When you can't make them see the light, make them feel the heat.
Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same.
If we love our country, we should also love our countrymen.
We have the duty to protect the life of an unborn child.
There are no constraints on the human mind, no walls around the human spirit, no barriers to our progress except those we ourselves erect.
Republicans believe every day is the Fourth of July, but the democrats believe every day is April 15.
Life is one grand, sweet song, so start the music.
There are no easy answers, but there are simple answers. We must have the courage to do what we know is morally right.
Government's first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives.
Above all, we must realize that no arsenal, or no weapon in the arsenals of the world, is so formidable as the will and moral courage of free men and women. It is a weapon our adversaries in today's world do not have.
Some people wonder all their lives if they've made a difference. The Marines don't have that problem.
Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!
It's true hard work never killed anybody, but I figure, why take the chance?
A tree's a tree. How many more do you need to look at?
I never drink coffee at lunch. I find it keeps me awake for the afternoon.
Inflation is as violent as a mugger, as frightening as an armed robber and as deadly as a hit man.