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Quote: I have recently been told that I am one of the millions of Americans who will be afflicted with Alzheimer's Disease.... I now begin the journey that will lead me into the sunset of my life. I know that for America there will always be a bright dawn ahead. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

I have recently been told that I am one of the millions of Americans who will be afflicted with Alzheimer's Disease.... I now begin the journey that will lead me into the sunset of my life. I know that for America there will always be a bright dawn ahead.


Quote: If we lose freedom here, there is no place to escape to. This is the last stand on earth. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

If we lose freedom here, there is no place to escape to. This is the last stand on earth.


Quote: We have found, in our country, that when people have the right to make decisions as close to home as possible, they usually make the right decisions. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

We have found, in our country, that when people have the right to make decisions as close to home as possible, they usually make the right decisions.


Quote: I just have to believe that with love for our natural heritage and a firm resolve to preserve it with wisdom and care, we can and will give the American land to our children, not impaired, but enhanced. And in doing this, we'll honor the great and loving God who gave us this land in the first place. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of Ronald Reagan quote: I just have to believe that with love for our natural heritage and a firm resolve to preserve it with wisdom and care, we can and will give the American land to our children, not impaired, but enhanced. And in doing this, we'll honor the great and loving God who gave us this land in the first place.- black text on quotes background

I just have to believe that with love for our natural heritage and a firm resolve to preserve it with wisdom and care, we can and will give the American land to our children, not impaired, but enhanced. And in doing this, we'll honor the great and loving God who gave us this land in the first place.


Quote: Meaningful work, not welfare, is every American's hope, and we have a continuing responsibility to make those hopes a lasting reality. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

Meaningful work, not welfare, is every American's hope, and we have a continuing responsibility to make those hopes a lasting reality.


Quote: My friends, we did it. We weren't just marking time, we made a difference. We made (America) stronger -- we made (America) freer -- and we left her in good hands. All in all, not bad. Not bad at all. And so, goodbye. God bless you. And God bless the United States of America. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of Ronald Reagan quote; white text on black background

My friends, we did it. We weren't just marking time, we made a difference. We made (America) stronger -- we made (America) freer -- and we left her in good hands. All in all, not bad. Not bad at all. And so, goodbye. God bless you. And God bless the United States of America.


Quote: These are the boys of Pointe du Hoc. These are the men who took the cliffs. These are the champions who helped free a continent. These are the heroes who helped end a war. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

These are the boys of Pointe du Hoc. These are the men who took the cliffs. These are the champions who helped free a continent. These are the heroes who helped end a war.




Quote: When our Founding Fathers passed the First Amendment, they sought to protect churches from government interference. They never intended to construct a wall of hostility between government and the concept of religious belief itself. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

When our Founding Fathers passed the First Amendment, they sought to protect churches from government interference. They never intended to construct a wall of hostility between government and the concept of religious belief itself.


Quote: Diplomacy, of course, is a subtle and nuanced craft, so much so that it's said that when the most wily diplomat of the nineteenth-century passed away, other diplomats asked, on reports of his death, What do you suppose the old fox meant by that? by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

Diplomacy, of course, is a subtle and nuanced craft, so much so that it's said that when the most wily diplomat of the nineteenth-century passed away, other diplomats asked, on reports of his death, What do you suppose the old fox meant by that?


Quote: More than any gift or toy, ornament of tree, let us resolve that this Christmas shall be, like that first Christmas, a celebration of interior treasures. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

More than any gift or toy, ornament of tree, let us resolve that this Christmas shall be, like that first Christmas, a celebration of interior treasures.


Quote: In opening our hearts, we hope this might promote greater awareness of this condition. Perhaps it will encourage a clearer understanding of the individuals and families who are affected by it. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

In opening our hearts, we hope this might promote greater awareness of this condition. Perhaps it will encourage a clearer understanding of the individuals and families who are affected by it.


Quote: Labor force needs and economic conditions are disregarded in our policies. Many aspects of our current policies and procedures are patently wrong. For example, legal immigration has almost no link to U.S. employment needs or economic conditions. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

Labor force needs and economic conditions are disregarded in our policies. Many aspects of our current policies and procedures are patently wrong. For example, legal immigration has almost no link to U.S. employment needs or economic conditions.




Quote: Freedom and the dignity of the individual have been more available and assured here than in any other place on earth. The price for this freedom at times has been high, but we have never been unwilling to pay the price. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

Freedom and the dignity of the individual have been more available and assured here than in any other place on earth. The price for this freedom at times has been high, but we have never been unwilling to pay the price.


Quote: Dreams became issues of East versus West. Hopes became political rhetoric. Progress became a search for power and domination. Somewhere the truth was lost that people don't make war, governments do. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

Dreams became issues of East versus West. Hopes became political rhetoric. Progress became a search for power and domination. Somewhere the truth was lost that people don't make war, governments do.


Quote: The bill's a textbook example of special interest pork barrel politics at work, and I have no choice but to veto it. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

The bill's a textbook example of special interest pork barrel politics at work, and I have no choice but to veto it.


Quote: I know that some believe that voluntary prayer in schools should be restricted to a moment of silence. We already have the right to remain silent -- we can take our Fifth Amendment. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

I know that some believe that voluntary prayer in schools should be restricted to a moment of silence. We already have the right to remain silent -- we can take our Fifth Amendment.




Quote: A small nation, faced with the denial of its sovereignty -- indeed, of its very existence -- reminded us that the price of freedom is high but never so costly as the loss of freedom. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

A small nation, faced with the denial of its sovereignty -- indeed, of its very existence -- reminded us that the price of freedom is high but never so costly as the loss of freedom.


Quote: During my first press conference as president, in answer to a direct question, I pointed out that, as good Marxist-Leninists, the Soviet leaders have openly and publicly declared that the only morality they recognize is that which will further their cause, which is world revolution. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of Ronald Reagan quote: During my first press conference as president, in answer to a direct question, I pointed out that, as good Marxist-Leninists, the Soviet leaders have openly and publicly declared that the only morality they recognize is that which will further their cause, which is world revolution.- black text on quotes background

During my first press conference as president, in answer to a direct question, I pointed out that, as good Marxist-Leninists, the Soviet leaders have openly and publicly declared that the only morality they recognize is that which will further their cause, which is world revolution.


Quote: Well I've said it before and I'll say it again — America's best days are yet to come. Our proudest moments are yet to be. Our most glorious achievements are just ahead. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

Well I've said it before and I'll say it again — America's best days are yet to come. Our proudest moments are yet to be. Our most glorious achievements are just ahead.




Quote: This is a matter of vital importance to the public safety ... While we recognize that assault-weapon legislation will not stop all assault-weapon crime, statistics prove that we can dry up the supply of these guns, making them less accessible to criminals. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

This is a matter of vital importance to the public safety ... While we recognize that assault-weapon legislation will not stop all assault-weapon crime, statistics prove that we can dry up the supply of these guns, making them less accessible to criminals.


Quote: Isn't it interesting that all of those people who support the choice of abortion have already been born? by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

Isn't it interesting that all of those people who support the choice of abortion have already been born?


Quote: Simple morality dictates that unless and until someone can prove the unborn human is not alive, we must give it the benefit of the doubt and assume it is (alive). And, thus, it should be entitled to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

Simple morality dictates that unless and until someone can prove the unborn human is not alive, we must give it the benefit of the doubt and assume it is (alive). And, thus, it should be entitled to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.


Quote: Government is not a solution to our problem government is the problem. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

Government is not a solution to our problem government is the problem.




Quote: You will be competing against athletes from many nations. But, most important, you are competing against yourself. All we expect is for you to do your very best, to push yourself just one second faster, one notch higher, one inch further. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

You will be competing against athletes from many nations. But, most important, you are competing against yourself. All we expect is for you to do your very best, to push yourself just one second faster, one notch higher, one inch further.


Quote: We're looking forward to a great season at the University of California -- if we find a way to put cleats on their sandals. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

We're looking forward to a great season at the University of California -- if we find a way to put cleats on their sandals.


Quote: I've noticed that everyone who is for abortion has already been born. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

I've noticed that everyone who is for abortion has already been born.




Quote: I'm no linguist, but I have been told that in the Russian language, there isn't even a word for freedom. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

I'm no linguist, but I have been told that in the Russian language, there isn't even a word for freedom.


Quote: If you owe the bank $10,000 you have a problem. If you owe the bank $10,000,000 they have a problem. After all is said and done, more is said than done. Government does not solve problems; it subsidizes them. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

If you owe the bank $10,000 you have a problem. If you owe the bank $10,000,000 they have a problem. After all is said and done, more is said than done. Government does not solve problems; it subsidizes them.


Quote: Unless bureaucracy is constantly resisted, it breaks down representative government and overwhelms democracy. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

Unless bureaucracy is constantly resisted, it breaks down representative government and overwhelms democracy.




Quote: A university is a place where ancient tradition thrives alongside the most revolutionary ideas. Perhaps as no other institution, a university is simultaneously committed to the day before yesterday and the day after tomorrow. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

A university is a place where ancient tradition thrives alongside the most revolutionary ideas. Perhaps as no other institution, a university is simultaneously committed to the day before yesterday and the day after tomorrow.


Quote: We were poor when I was young but the difference was that the government didn't come around telling you you were poor. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

We were poor when I was young but the difference was that the government didn't come around telling you you were poor.


Quote: A troubled and afflicted mankind looks to us, pleading for us to keep our rendezvous with destiny; that we will uphold the principles of self-reliance, self-discipline, morality, and -- above all -- responsible liberty for every individual that we will become that shining city on a hill. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of Ronald Reagan quote: A troubled and afflicted mankind looks to us, pleading for us to keep our rendezvous with destiny; that we will uphold the principles of self-reliance, self-discipline, morality, and -- above all -- responsible liberty for every individual that we will become that shining city on a hill.- black text on quotes background

A troubled and afflicted mankind looks to us, pleading for us to keep our rendezvous with destiny; that we will uphold the principles of self-reliance, self-discipline, morality, and -- above all -- responsible liberty for every individual that we will become that shining city on a hill.


Quote: For us to ignore by inaction the slaughter of American civilians and American soldiers, whether in nightclubs or airline terminals, is simply not in the American tradition. Self-defense is not only our right, it is our duty. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

For us to ignore by inaction the slaughter of American civilians and American soldiers, whether in nightclubs or airline terminals, is simply not in the American tradition. Self-defense is not only our right, it is our duty.


Quote: Yes, the deficit doctors have their scalpels out all right, but they're not poised over the budget. That's as fat as ever and getting fatter. What they're ready to operate on is your wallet. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

Yes, the deficit doctors have their scalpels out all right, but they're not poised over the budget. That's as fat as ever and getting fatter. What they're ready to operate on is your wallet.


Quote: I'll be like Scarlett O'Hara-I'll think about it tomorrow. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

I'll be like Scarlett O'Hara-I'll think about it tomorrow.






Quote: Yes, deficits are a problem. I've been saying so for more than a quarter of a century now. But the problem is not the size of the deficit, it's the size of government's claim on our economy. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

Yes, deficits are a problem. I've been saying so for more than a quarter of a century now. But the problem is not the size of the deficit, it's the size of government's claim on our economy.


Quote: No government ever voluntarily reduces itself in size. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

No government ever voluntarily reduces itself in size.


Quote: I once played a sheriff who thought he could do the job without a gun. I was dead in twenty-seven minutes of a thirty minute show. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

I once played a sheriff who thought he could do the job without a gun. I was dead in twenty-seven minutes of a thirty minute show.


Quote: If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under.


Quote: America has not been a story or a byword. That small community of Pilgrims prospered and, driven by the dreams and, yes, by the ideas of the Founding Fathers, went on to become a beacon to all the oppressed and poor of the world. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

America has not been a story or a byword. That small community of Pilgrims prospered and, driven by the dreams and, yes, by the ideas of the Founding Fathers, went on to become a beacon to all the oppressed and poor of the world.


Quote: The fourth landing of the Columbia is the historical equivalent of the driving of the golden spike which completed the first transcontinental railroad. It marks our entrance into a new era. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

The fourth landing of the Columbia is the historical equivalent of the driving of the golden spike which completed the first transcontinental railroad. It marks our entrance into a new era.


Quote: The best social program is a productive job for anyone who's willing to work. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

The best social program is a productive job for anyone who's willing to work.


Quote: This is the real task before us: to reassert our commitment as a nation to a law higher than our own, to renew our spiritual strength. Only by building a wall of such spiritual resolve can we, as a free people, hope to protect our own heritage and make it someday the birthright of all men. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of Ronald Reagan quote: This is the real task before us: to reassert our commitment as a nation to a law higher than our own, to renew our spiritual strength. Only by building a wall of such spiritual resolve can we, as a free people, hope to protect our own heritage and make it someday the birthright of all men.- black text on quotes background

This is the real task before us: to reassert our commitment as a nation to a law higher than our own, to renew our spiritual strength. Only by building a wall of such spiritual resolve can we, as a free people, hope to protect our own heritage and make it someday the birthright of all men.


Quote: Our tax policy is engineered by people who view tax as a means of achieving changes in our social structure. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

Our tax policy is engineered by people who view tax as a means of achieving changes in our social structure.


Quote: Well, I would -- if they realized that we -- again if -- if we led them back to that stalemate only because our retaliatory power, our seconds, or strike at them after our first strike, would be so destructive they they couldn't afford it, that would hold them off. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of Ronald Reagan quote; white text on black background

Well, I would -- if they realized that we -- again if -- if we led them back to that stalemate only because our retaliatory power, our seconds, or strike at them after our first strike, would be so destructive they they couldn't afford it, that would hold them off.


Quote: You get a little stir crazy during the week. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

You get a little stir crazy during the week.


Quote: The purpose of America is to unleash the full talent and genius of every individual. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

The purpose of America is to unleash the full talent and genius of every individual.


Quote: Perhaps no custom reveals our character as a Nation so clearly as our celebration of Thanksgiving Day. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

Perhaps no custom reveals our character as a Nation so clearly as our celebration of Thanksgiving Day.


Quote: Her many achievements will be appreciated more as time goes on. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

Her many achievements will be appreciated more as time goes on.


Quote: Revolution means democracy in today's world, not the enslavement of peoples to the corrupt and degrading horrors of totalitarianism. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

Revolution means democracy in today's world, not the enslavement of peoples to the corrupt and degrading horrors of totalitarianism.


Quote: The time has come to turn to God and reassert our trust in Him. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

The time has come to turn to God and reassert our trust in Him.




Quote: There are no words to express the extraordinary strength and character of this breed of people we call American. They are the kind of men and women Tom Paine had in mind when he wrote, during the darkest days of the American Revolution, we have it in our power to begin the world over again. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of Ronald Reagan quote: There are no words to express the extraordinary strength and character of this breed of people we call American. They are the kind of men and women Tom Paine had in mind when he wrote, during the darkest days of the American Revolution, we have it in our power to begin the world over again.- black text on quotes background

There are no words to express the extraordinary strength and character of this breed of people we call American. They are the kind of men and women Tom Paine had in mind when he wrote, during the darkest days of the American Revolution, we have it in our power to begin the world over again.


Quote: Perhaps we need some outside, universal threat to make us recognize this common bond. I occasionally think how quickly our differences worldwide would vanish if we were facing an alien threat from outside this world. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

Perhaps we need some outside, universal threat to make us recognize this common bond. I occasionally think how quickly our differences worldwide would vanish if we were facing an alien threat from outside this world.


Quote: Those concerns of a national character-such as air and water pollution that do not respect state boundaries, or the national transportation system, or efforts to safeguard your civil liberties-must, of course, be handled on the national level. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

Those concerns of a national character-such as air and water pollution that do not respect state boundaries, or the national transportation system, or efforts to safeguard your civil liberties-must, of course, be handled on the national level.


Quote: We the people tell the government what to do, it doesn't tell us. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

We the people tell the government what to do, it doesn't tell us.


Quote: We have to realize that this country in its private sector has been fighting the most successful war on poverty the world has seen for the last 200 years. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

We have to realize that this country in its private sector has been fighting the most successful war on poverty the world has seen for the last 200 years.


Quote: Some years ago, the federal government declared war on poverty, and poverty won. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

Some years ago, the federal government declared war on poverty, and poverty won.


Quote: There are some who've forgotten why we have a military. It's not to promote war, it's to be prepared for peace. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

There are some who've forgotten why we have a military. It's not to promote war, it's to be prepared for peace.


Quote: We must always meet our obligation to those who fall behind without our assistance. But let's remember, without a race there can be no champion, no records broken, no excellence -- in education or any other walk of life. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

We must always meet our obligation to those who fall behind without our assistance. But let's remember, without a race there can be no champion, no records broken, no excellence -- in education or any other walk of life.


Quote: Without God, democracy cannot and will not long endure. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

Without God, democracy cannot and will not long endure.


Quote: We've got to teach history based not on what's in fashion, but what's important. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

We've got to teach history based not on what's in fashion, but what's important.


Quote: A leader, once convinced that a particular course of action is the right one, must....be undaunted when the going gets tough. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

A leader, once convinced that a particular course of action is the right one, must....be undaunted when the going gets tough.


Quote: Our whole system of government is based on We the people, but if we the people don't pay attention to what's going on, we have no right to bellyache or squawk when things go wrong. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

Our whole system of government is based on We the people, but if we the people don't pay attention to what's going on, we have no right to bellyache or squawk when things go wrong.






Quote: I'd like to harness their youthful energy with a strap. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

I'd like to harness their youthful energy with a strap.


Quote: Jesse Helms wants me to move to the right, Lowell Weiker wants me to move to the left, and Teddy Kennedy wants me to move back to California. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

Jesse Helms wants me to move to the right, Lowell Weiker wants me to move to the left, and Teddy Kennedy wants me to move back to California.


Quote: If there's one observation that rings true in today's changing world, it is that freedom and peace go hand in hand. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

If there's one observation that rings true in today's changing world, it is that freedom and peace go hand in hand.


Quote: Every year, an average of 9,200 Americans are murdered by handguns, according to Department of Justice statistics. This does not include suicides or the tens of thousands of robberies, rapes and assaults committed with handguns. This level of violence must be stopped. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of Ronald Reagan quote; white text on black background

Every year, an average of 9,200 Americans are murdered by handguns, according to Department of Justice statistics. This does not include suicides or the tens of thousands of robberies, rapes and assaults committed with handguns. This level of violence must be stopped.


Quote: Hayek is amongst the top 2-3 of the all the people who ever influenced me. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

Hayek is amongst the top 2-3 of the all the people who ever influenced me.


Quote: America needs jobs and opportunity, not make-work and handouts. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

America needs jobs and opportunity, not make-work and handouts.


Quote: Are you willing to spend time studying the issues, making yourself aware, and then conveying that information to family and friends? Will you resist the temptation to get a government handout for your community? by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

Are you willing to spend time studying the issues, making yourself aware, and then conveying that information to family and friends? Will you resist the temptation to get a government handout for your community?


Quote: Write to your congressional representative against the health care reform proposal or we will awake to find that we have socialism. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

Write to your congressional representative against the health care reform proposal or we will awake to find that we have socialism.


Quote: We don't need more politicians insisting we have deficits because you're not taxed enough. Those deficits ballooned from an economy that didn't grow enough and from 50 years of government spending too much. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

We don't need more politicians insisting we have deficits because you're not taxed enough. Those deficits ballooned from an economy that didn't grow enough and from 50 years of government spending too much.


Quote: For the people of Israel and America are historic partners in the global quest for human dignity and freedom. We will always remain at each other's side. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

For the people of Israel and America are historic partners in the global quest for human dignity and freedom. We will always remain at each other's side.


Quote: Information is the oxygen of the modern age. It seeps through the walls topped by barbed wire, it wafts across the electrified borders. ... The Goliath of totalitarianism will be brought down by the David of the microchip. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

Information is the oxygen of the modern age. It seeps through the walls topped by barbed wire, it wafts across the electrified borders. ... The Goliath of totalitarianism will be brought down by the David of the microchip.




Quote: The state Republican chairman, Gaylord Parkinson, postulated what he called the Eleventh Commandment: Thou shalt not speak ill of any fellow Republican. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

The state Republican chairman, Gaylord Parkinson, postulated what he called the Eleventh Commandment: Thou shalt not speak ill of any fellow Republican.




Quote: The state of California has no business subsidizing intellectual curiosity. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

The state of California has no business subsidizing intellectual curiosity.


Quote: Blondes have the hottest kisses. Red-heads are fair-to-middling torrid, and brunettes are the frigidest of all. It's something to do with hormones, no doubt. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

Blondes have the hottest kisses. Red-heads are fair-to-middling torrid, and brunettes are the frigidest of all. It's something to do with hormones, no doubt.


Quote: The very heart and soul of conservatism is libertarianism. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

The very heart and soul of conservatism is libertarianism.


Quote: I believe the highest aspiration of man should be individual freedom and the development of the individual. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

I believe the highest aspiration of man should be individual freedom and the development of the individual.


Quote: We've gone astray from first principles. We've lost sight of the rule that individual freedom and ingenuity are at the very core of everything that we've accomplished. Government's first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

We've gone astray from first principles. We've lost sight of the rule that individual freedom and ingenuity are at the very core of everything that we've accomplished. Government's first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives.


Quote: Whether meeting with leaders and parents concerned about drugs in Bonn, Lisbon, or with the Holy Father at the Vatican, or doing a pretty fair flamenco in Madrid, I think Nancy's one of the best ambassadors America's ever had. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

Whether meeting with leaders and parents concerned about drugs in Bonn, Lisbon, or with the Holy Father at the Vatican, or doing a pretty fair flamenco in Madrid, I think Nancy's one of the best ambassadors America's ever had.


Quote: Individual liberty depends upon keeping government under control. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

Individual liberty depends upon keeping government under control.


Quote: As long as there are guns, the individual that wants a gun for a crime is going to have one and going to get it. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

As long as there are guns, the individual that wants a gun for a crime is going to have one and going to get it.


Quote: As long as there are guns, the individual that wants a gun for a crime is going to have one and going to get it. The only person who's going to be penalized and have difficulty is the law-abiding citizen, who then cannot have it if he wants protection -- the protection of a weapon in his home. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of Ronald Reagan quote: As long as there are guns, the individual that wants a gun for a crime is going to have one and going to get it. The only person who's going to be penalized and have difficulty is the law-abiding citizen, who then cannot have it if he wants protection -- the protection of a weapon in his home.- black text on quotes background

As long as there are guns, the individual that wants a gun for a crime is going to have one and going to get it. The only person who's going to be penalized and have difficulty is the law-abiding citizen, who then cannot have it if he wants protection -- the protection of a weapon in his home.


Quote: History shows that when the taxes of a nation approach about 20 percent of the people's income, there begins to be a lack of respect for government.... When it reaches 25 percent, there comes an increase in lawlessness. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

History shows that when the taxes of a nation approach about 20 percent of the people's income, there begins to be a lack of respect for government.... When it reaches 25 percent, there comes an increase in lawlessness.


Quote: Let us remember with devotion that the flag we love and honor is the flag of freedom that flew in victory at Yorktown, the flag the United States Marines raised on Mount Suribachi, the flag Francis Scott Key saw by the dawn's early light. Long may it wave. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

Let us remember with devotion that the flag we love and honor is the flag of freedom that flew in victory at Yorktown, the flag the United States Marines raised on Mount Suribachi, the flag Francis Scott Key saw by the dawn's early light. Long may it wave.


Quote: Our policy is simple: We are not going to betray our friends, reward the enemies of freedom, or permit fear and retreat to become American policies -- especially in this hemisphere. None of the four wars in my lifetime came about because we were too strong. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

Our policy is simple: We are not going to betray our friends, reward the enemies of freedom, or permit fear and retreat to become American policies -- especially in this hemisphere. None of the four wars in my lifetime came about because we were too strong.




Quote: One of the traditional methods of imposing statism or socialism on a people has been by way of medicine. It's very easy to disguise a medical program as a humanitarian project, most people are a little reluctant to oppose anything that suggests medical care for people who possibly can't afford it. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of Ronald Reagan quote: One of the traditional methods of imposing statism or socialism on a people has been by way of medicine. It's very easy to disguise a medical program as a humanitarian project, most people are a little reluctant to oppose anything that suggests medical care for people who possibly can't afford it.- black text on quotes background

One of the traditional methods of imposing statism or socialism on a people has been by way of medicine. It's very easy to disguise a medical program as a humanitarian project, most people are a little reluctant to oppose anything that suggests medical care for people who possibly can't afford it.


Quote: Today it is difficult to find leaders who are independent of the forces that have brought us our problems: The Congress, the bureaucracy, the lobbyists, big business, and big labor. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

Today it is difficult to find leaders who are independent of the forces that have brought us our problems: The Congress, the bureaucracy, the lobbyists, big business, and big labor.


Quote: Information is the oxygen of the modern age. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

Information is the oxygen of the modern age.


Quote: Of the many messages found in the Hanukah story, the one that has always inspired me most is this: with a strong faith in the Almighty, nothing is impossible; and without the help of our Creator, we labor in vain. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

Of the many messages found in the Hanukah story, the one that has always inspired me most is this: with a strong faith in the Almighty, nothing is impossible; and without the help of our Creator, we labor in vain.


Quote: We're entering our third century now, but it's wrong to judge our nation by its years. The calendar can't measure America because we were meant to be an endless experiment in freedom, with no limits to our reaches, no boundaries to what we can do, no end point to our hopes. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of Ronald Reagan quote; white text on black background

We're entering our third century now, but it's wrong to judge our nation by its years. The calendar can't measure America because we were meant to be an endless experiment in freedom, with no limits to our reaches, no boundaries to what we can do, no end point to our hopes.


Quote: As two proud and independent peoples, there is much that distinguishes us one from the other, but there is also much that we share: a vast continent, with its common hardships and uncommon duties; generations of mutual respect and support, and an abiding friendship that grows ever stronger. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of Ronald Reagan quote: As two proud and independent peoples, there is much that distinguishes us one from the other, but there is also much that we share: a vast continent, with its common hardships and uncommon duties; generations of mutual respect and support, and an abiding friendship that grows ever stronger.- black text on quotes background

As two proud and independent peoples, there is much that distinguishes us one from the other, but there is also much that we share: a vast continent, with its common hardships and uncommon duties; generations of mutual respect and support, and an abiding friendship that grows ever stronger.


Quote: The United States trades more with the province of Ontario alone than with Japan. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

The United States trades more with the province of Ontario alone than with Japan.


Quote: It's time that we recognized that ours was in truth a noble cause. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

It's time that we recognized that ours was in truth a noble cause.


Quote: To grasp and hold a vision, that is the very essence of successful leadership-not only on the movie set where I learned it, but everywhere. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

To grasp and hold a vision, that is the very essence of successful leadership-not only on the movie set where I learned it, but everywhere.


Quote: In our observances this Memorial Day, we honor the brave Americans who paid the highest price for their commitment to the ideals of peace, freedom, and justice. Our debt to them can be paid only by our own recommitment to preserving those same ideals. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

In our observances this Memorial Day, we honor the brave Americans who paid the highest price for their commitment to the ideals of peace, freedom, and justice. Our debt to them can be paid only by our own recommitment to preserving those same ideals.


Quote: We don't have a trillion-dollar debt because we haven't taxed enough; we have a trillion-dollar debt because we spend too much. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

We don't have a trillion-dollar debt because we haven't taxed enough; we have a trillion-dollar debt because we spend too much.


Quote: Shouldn't someone tag Mr. Kennedy's bold new imaginative program with its proper age? Under the tousled boyish haircut is still old Karl Marx -- first launched a century ago. There is nothing new in the idea of a Government being Big Brother. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

Shouldn't someone tag Mr. Kennedy's bold new imaginative program with its proper age? Under the tousled boyish haircut is still old Karl Marx -- first launched a century ago. There is nothing new in the idea of a Government being Big Brother.


Quote: The current tax code is a daily mugging. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

The current tax code is a daily mugging.


Quote: A truly successful army is one that, because of its strength and ability and dedication, will not be called upon to fight, for no one will dare to provoke it. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

A truly successful army is one that, because of its strength and ability and dedication, will not be called upon to fight, for no one will dare to provoke it.


Quote: Our military strength is a prerequisite to peace, but let it be clear we maintain this strength in the hope it will never be used. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

Our military strength is a prerequisite to peace, but let it be clear we maintain this strength in the hope it will never be used.


Quote: I don't know what I expected, but my first morning in the Oval Office had a surprising ring of familiarity to it. It reminded me a lot of my job as governor. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

I don't know what I expected, but my first morning in the Oval Office had a surprising ring of familiarity to it. It reminded me a lot of my job as governor.


Quote: Today on the NATO line, our military forces face east to prevent a possible invasion. On the other side of the line, the Soviet forces also face east to prevent their people from leaving. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

Today on the NATO line, our military forces face east to prevent a possible invasion. On the other side of the line, the Soviet forces also face east to prevent their people from leaving.


Quote: A nation's greatness is measured not just by its gross national product or military power, but by the strength of its devotion to the principles and values that bind its people and define their character. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

A nation's greatness is measured not just by its gross national product or military power, but by the strength of its devotion to the principles and values that bind its people and define their character.


Quote: America has begun a spiritual reawakening. Faith and hope are being restored. Americans are turning back to God. Church attendance is up. Audiences for religious books and broadcasts are growing. And I do believe that he has begun to heal our blessed land. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

America has begun a spiritual reawakening. Faith and hope are being restored. Americans are turning back to God. Church attendance is up. Audiences for religious books and broadcasts are growing. And I do believe that he has begun to heal our blessed land.


Quote: The vote on the Peacekeeper is also a vote on Geneva. Rejecting the Peacekeeper will knock the legs out from under the negotiating table. (On importance of the MX missile). by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

The vote on the Peacekeeper is also a vote on Geneva. Rejecting the Peacekeeper will knock the legs out from under the negotiating table. (On importance of the MX missile).


Quote: If some among you fear taking a stand because you are afraid of reprisals from customers, clients, or even government, recognize that you are just feeding the crocodile hoping he'll eat you last. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

If some among you fear taking a stand because you are afraid of reprisals from customers, clients, or even government, recognize that you are just feeding the crocodile hoping he'll eat you last.




Quote: Church and state are, and must remain, separate. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

Church and state are, and must remain, separate.


Quote: We establish no religion in this country. We command no worship. We mandate no belief, nor will we ever. Church and state are and must remain separate. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

We establish no religion in this country. We command no worship. We mandate no belief, nor will we ever. Church and state are and must remain separate.


Quote: The frustrating thing is that those who are attacking religion claim they are doing it in the name of tolerance, freedom and openmindedness. Question: Isn't the real truth that they are intolerant of religion? They refuse to tolerate its importance in our lives. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

The frustrating thing is that those who are attacking religion claim they are doing it in the name of tolerance, freedom and openmindedness. Question: Isn't the real truth that they are intolerant of religion? They refuse to tolerate its importance in our lives.


Quote: I believe that the most essential element of our defense of freedom is our insistence on speaking out for the cause of religious liberty. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

I believe that the most essential element of our defense of freedom is our insistence on speaking out for the cause of religious liberty.


Quote: The best view of big government is in the rearview mirror as we leave it behind. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

The best view of big government is in the rearview mirror as we leave it behind.


Quote: When you see all that rhetorical smoke billowing up from the Democrats, well ladies and gentleman, I'd follow the example of their nominee; don't inhale. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

When you see all that rhetorical smoke billowing up from the Democrats, well ladies and gentleman, I'd follow the example of their nominee; don't inhale.




Quote: Our forbearance should never be misunderstood. Our reluctance for conflict should not be misjudged as a failure of will. When action is required to preserve our national security, we will act. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

Our forbearance should never be misunderstood. Our reluctance for conflict should not be misjudged as a failure of will. When action is required to preserve our national security, we will act.


Quote: Our reluctance for conflict should not be misjudged as a failure of will. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

Our reluctance for conflict should not be misjudged as a failure of will.


Quote: For three decades, we have sought to solve the problems of unemployment through government planning, and the more the plans fail, the more the planners plan. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

For three decades, we have sought to solve the problems of unemployment through government planning, and the more the plans fail, the more the planners plan.


Quote: Baseball is our national pastime, that is if you discount political campaigning. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

Baseball is our national pastime, that is if you discount political campaigning.


Quote: I do not believe in taking away the right of the citizen for sporting, for hunting and so forth, or for home defense. But I do believe that an AK-47, a machine gun, is not a sporting weapon or needed for defense of a home. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

I do not believe in taking away the right of the citizen for sporting, for hunting and so forth, or for home defense. But I do believe that an AK-47, a machine gun, is not a sporting weapon or needed for defense of a home.


Quote: A political party cannot be all things to all people. It must represent certain fundamental beliefs which must not be compromised to political expediency, or simply to swell its numbers. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

A political party cannot be all things to all people. It must represent certain fundamental beliefs which must not be compromised to political expediency, or simply to swell its numbers.


Quote: My mother told me that everything in life happened for a purpose. She said all things were part of God's plan, even the most disheartening setbacks, and in the end, everything worked out for the best. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

My mother told me that everything in life happened for a purpose. She said all things were part of God's plan, even the most disheartening setbacks, and in the end, everything worked out for the best.


Quote: We have not inherited an easy world. If developments like the Industrial revolution, which began here in England, and the gifts of science and technology have made life much easier for us, they have also made it more dangerous. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

We have not inherited an easy world. If developments like the Industrial revolution, which began here in England, and the gifts of science and technology have made life much easier for us, they have also made it more dangerous.


Quote: As a nation, we must choose between the sanctity of life ethic and the quality of life ethic. I have no trouble identifying the answer our nation has always given to this basic question, and the answer that I hope and pray it will give in the future. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

As a nation, we must choose between the sanctity of life ethic and the quality of life ethic. I have no trouble identifying the answer our nation has always given to this basic question, and the answer that I hope and pray it will give in the future.


Quote: Throughout our history Americans have put their faith in God and no one can doubt that we have been blessed for it. The earliest settlers of this land came came in search of religious freedom. Landing on a desolate shoreline, they established a spiritual foundation that has served us ever since. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of Ronald Reagan quote: Throughout our history Americans have put their faith in God and no one can doubt that we have been blessed for it. The earliest settlers of this land came came in search of religious freedom. Landing on a desolate shoreline, they established a spiritual foundation that has served us ever since.- black text on quotes background

Throughout our history Americans have put their faith in God and no one can doubt that we have been blessed for it. The earliest settlers of this land came came in search of religious freedom. Landing on a desolate shoreline, they established a spiritual foundation that has served us ever since.


Quote: If history teaches anything, it teaches that self-delusion in the face of unpleasant facts is folly. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

If history teaches anything, it teaches that self-delusion in the face of unpleasant facts is folly.




Quote: General Secretary Gorbachev, if you seek peace, if you seek prosperity for the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, if you seek liberalization: Come here to this gate! Mr. Gorbachev, open this gate! Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall! by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

General Secretary Gorbachev, if you seek peace, if you seek prosperity for the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, if you seek liberalization: Come here to this gate! Mr. Gorbachev, open this gate! Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!


Quote: Now back in 1927 an American socialist, Norman Thomas, six times candidate for president on the Socialist Party ticket, said the American people would never vote for socialism. But he said under the name of liberalism the American people will adopt every fragment of the socialist program. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of Ronald Reagan quote: Now back in 1927 an American socialist, Norman Thomas, six times candidate for president on the Socialist Party ticket, said the American people would never vote for socialism. But he said under the name of liberalism the American people will adopt every fragment of the socialist program.- black text on quotes background

Now back in 1927 an American socialist, Norman Thomas, six times candidate for president on the Socialist Party ticket, said the American people would never vote for socialism. But he said under the name of liberalism the American people will adopt every fragment of the socialist program.




Quote: The crew of the space shuttle Challenger honored us by the manner in which they lived their lives. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

The crew of the space shuttle Challenger honored us by the manner in which they lived their lives.


Quote: The crew of the space shuttle Challenger honored us by the manner in which they lived their lives. We will never forget them, nor the last time we saw them, this morning, as they prepared for their journey and waved good-bye and 'slipped the surly bonds of earth' to 'touch the face of God. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of Ronald Reagan quote: The crew of the space shuttle Challenger honored us by the manner in which they lived their lives. We will never forget them, nor the last time we saw them, this morning, as they prepared for their journey and waved good-bye and 'slipped the surly bonds of earth' to 'touch the face of God.- black text on quotes background

The crew of the space shuttle Challenger honored us by the manner in which they lived their lives. We will never forget them, nor the last time we saw them, this morning, as they prepared for their journey and waved good-bye and 'slipped the surly bonds of earth' to 'touch the face of God.


Quote: Love your country, not for her power or wealth, but for her selflessness and her idealism. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

Love your country, not for her power or wealth, but for her selflessness and her idealism.


Quote: I now have absolute proof that smoking even one marijuana cigarette is equal in brain damage to being on Bikini Island during an H-bomb blast. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

I now have absolute proof that smoking even one marijuana cigarette is equal in brain damage to being on Bikini Island during an H-bomb blast.


Quote: Anytime you and I question the schemes of the do-gooders, we're denounced as being against their humanitarian goals. They say we're always against things-we're never for anything. Well, the trouble with our liberal friends is not that they're ignorant; it's just that they know so much that isn't so. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of Ronald Reagan quote: Anytime you and I question the schemes of the do-gooders, we're denounced as being against their humanitarian goals. They say we're always against things-we're never for anything. Well, the trouble with our liberal friends is not that they're ignorant; it's just that they know so much that isn't so.- black text on quotes background

Anytime you and I question the schemes of the do-gooders, we're denounced as being against their humanitarian goals. They say we're always against things-we're never for anything. Well, the trouble with our liberal friends is not that they're ignorant; it's just that they know so much that isn't so.


Quote: We developed at the local school district level probably the best public school system in the world. Or it was until the Federal government added Federal interference to Federal financial aid and eroded educational quality in the process. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

We developed at the local school district level probably the best public school system in the world. Or it was until the Federal government added Federal interference to Federal financial aid and eroded educational quality in the process.


Quote: We've been blessed with the opportunity to stand for something -- for liberty and freedom and fairness. And these are things worth fighting for, worth devoting our lives to. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

We've been blessed with the opportunity to stand for something -- for liberty and freedom and fairness. And these are things worth fighting for, worth devoting our lives to.


Quote: Recession is when your neighbor loses his job. Depression is when you lose yours. And recovery is when Jimmy Carter loses his. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

Recession is when your neighbor loses his job. Depression is when you lose yours. And recovery is when Jimmy Carter loses his.


Quote: Were not cutting the budget simply for the sake of sounder financial management.  This is only a first step toward returning power to the states and communities, only a first step toward reordering the relationship between citizen and government. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

Were not cutting the budget simply for the sake of sounder financial management.  This is only a first step toward returning power to the states and communities, only a first step toward reordering the relationship between citizen and government.


Quote: The Soviets preach the supremacy of the state, declare its omnipotence over individual man, and predict its eventual domination of all peoples on the earth; they are the focus of evil in the modern world. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

The Soviets preach the supremacy of the state, declare its omnipotence over individual man, and predict its eventual domination of all peoples on the earth; they are the focus of evil in the modern world.


Quote: By outlawing Solidarity, a free trade organization to which an overwhelming majority of Polish workers and farmers belong, they have made it clear that they never had any intention of restoring one of the most elemental human rights the right to belong to a free trade union. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of Ronald Reagan quote; white text on black background

By outlawing Solidarity, a free trade organization to which an overwhelming majority of Polish workers and farmers belong, they have made it clear that they never had any intention of restoring one of the most elemental human rights the right to belong to a free trade union.


Quote: Liberals are people who think that being tough on crime means longer suspended sentences. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

Liberals are people who think that being tough on crime means longer suspended sentences.


Quote: The war in vietnam threatened to tear our society apart, and the political and philosophical disagreements that separated each side continue, to some extent. It's been said that these memorials reflect a hunger for healing. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

The war in vietnam threatened to tear our society apart, and the political and philosophical disagreements that separated each side continue, to some extent. It's been said that these memorials reflect a hunger for healing.


Quote: Someone must stand up to those who say, Here's the key, there's the Treasury, just take as many of those hard-earned tax dollars as you want. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

Someone must stand up to those who say, Here's the key, there's the Treasury, just take as many of those hard-earned tax dollars as you want.


Quote: In Israel, free men and women are every day demonstrating the power of courage and faith. Back in 1948 when Isreal was founded, pundits claimed the new country could never survive. Today, no one questions that. Israel is a land of stability and democracy in a region of tyranny and unrest. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of Ronald Reagan quote: In Israel, free men and women are every day demonstrating the power of courage and faith. Back in 1948 when Isreal was founded, pundits claimed the new country could never survive. Today, no one questions that. Israel is a land of stability and democracy in a region of tyranny and unrest.- black text on quotes background

In Israel, free men and women are every day demonstrating the power of courage and faith. Back in 1948 when Isreal was founded, pundits claimed the new country could never survive. Today, no one questions that. Israel is a land of stability and democracy in a region of tyranny and unrest.




Quote: Thomas Jefferson once said. He said , We should never judge a President by his age, only by his works. And ever since he told me that, I've stopped worrying. There are those who say I've stopped working. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

Thomas Jefferson once said. He said , We should never judge a President by his age, only by his works. And ever since he told me that, I've stopped worrying. There are those who say I've stopped working.


Quote: I can't help but believe that in the future we will see in the United States and throughout the Western world an increasing trend toward the next logical step, employee ownership. It is a path that befits a free people. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

I can't help but believe that in the future we will see in the United States and throughout the Western world an increasing trend toward the next logical step, employee ownership. It is a path that befits a free people.


Quote: 'Trust-me' government asks that we concentrate our hopes and dreams on one man, that we trust him to do what's best for us. My view of government places trust not in one person or one party, but in those values that transcend persons and parties. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

'Trust-me' government asks that we concentrate our hopes and dreams on one man, that we trust him to do what's best for us. My view of government places trust not in one person or one party, but in those values that transcend persons and parties.


Quote: Unless and until it can be proven that an unborn child is not a living human being, can we justify assuming without proof that it isn't? No one has yet offered such proof; indeed, all the evidence is to the contrary. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

Unless and until it can be proven that an unborn child is not a living human being, can we justify assuming without proof that it isn't? No one has yet offered such proof; indeed, all the evidence is to the contrary.


Quote: We're told about a woman's right to control her own body. But doesn't the unborn child have a higher right, and that is to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness? by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

We're told about a woman's right to control her own body. But doesn't the unborn child have a higher right, and that is to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness?


Quote: Growing and decaying vegetation in this land are responsible for 93 percent of the oxides of nitrogen. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

Growing and decaying vegetation in this land are responsible for 93 percent of the oxides of nitrogen.


Quote: It seems to me that America is constantly reinventing what America means. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

It seems to me that America is constantly reinventing what America means.


Quote: If history teaches us anything, it teaches that simple-minded appeasement or wishful thinking about our adversaries is folly. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

If history teaches us anything, it teaches that simple-minded appeasement or wishful thinking about our adversaries is folly.


Quote: I noticed words crudely spray-painted upon the wall, perhaps by a young Berliner: 'This wall will fall. Beliefs become reality.' Yes, across Europe, this wall will fall. For it cannot withstand faith; it cannot withstand truth. The wall cannot withstand freedom. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

I noticed words crudely spray-painted upon the wall, perhaps by a young Berliner: 'This wall will fall. Beliefs become reality.' Yes, across Europe, this wall will fall. For it cannot withstand faith; it cannot withstand truth. The wall cannot withstand freedom.


Quote: We can't build a safer world with honorable intentions and good will alone. Achieving the fundamental goals our nation seeks in world affairs -- peace, human rights, economics progress national independence and international stability -- means supporting our friends and defending our interests. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of Ronald Reagan quote: We can't build a safer world with honorable intentions and good will alone. Achieving the fundamental goals our nation seeks in world affairs -- peace, human rights, economics progress national independence and international stability -- means supporting our friends and defending our interests.- black text on quotes background

We can't build a safer world with honorable intentions and good will alone. Achieving the fundamental goals our nation seeks in world affairs -- peace, human rights, economics progress national independence and international stability -- means supporting our friends and defending our interests.


Quote: In this new world economy, national boundaries are increasingly becoming obsolete. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

In this new world economy, national boundaries are increasingly becoming obsolete.




Quote: It's hard, when you're up to your armpits in alligators, to remember you came here to drain the swamp. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

It's hard, when you're up to your armpits in alligators, to remember you came here to drain the swamp.


Quote: A drastic reduction in the deficit...will take place in the fiscal year '82. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

A drastic reduction in the deficit...will take place in the fiscal year '82.




Quote: I recently learned something quite interesting about video games. Many young people have developed incredible hand, eye, and brain coordination in playing these games. The air force believes these kids will be our outstanding pilots should they fly our jets. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

I recently learned something quite interesting about video games. Many young people have developed incredible hand, eye, and brain coordination in playing these games. The air force believes these kids will be our outstanding pilots should they fly our jets.


Quote: A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.


Quote: I believe we must resolve the problem at our southern border with full regard to the problems and needs of Mexico. I have suggested legalizing the entry of Mexican labor into this country on much the same basis you proposed, although I have not put it into the sense of restoring the bracero program. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of Ronald Reagan quote: I believe we must resolve the problem at our southern border with full regard to the problems and needs of Mexico. I have suggested legalizing the entry of Mexican labor into this country on much the same basis you proposed, although I have not put it into the sense of restoring the bracero program.- black text on quotes background

I believe we must resolve the problem at our southern border with full regard to the problems and needs of Mexico. I have suggested legalizing the entry of Mexican labor into this country on much the same basis you proposed, although I have not put it into the sense of restoring the bracero program.


Quote: Cars don't cause pollution, trees do. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

Cars don't cause pollution, trees do.


Quote: Inside the Bible's pages lie the answers to all the problems that mankind has ever known. I hope Americans will read and study the Bible. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

Inside the Bible's pages lie the answers to all the problems that mankind has ever known. I hope Americans will read and study the Bible.


Quote: We don't celebrate dependence day on the Fourth of July. We celebrate Independence Day. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

We don't celebrate dependence day on the Fourth of July. We celebrate Independence Day.


Quote: Since I came to the White House, I got two hearing aids, a colon operation, skin cancer, a prostate operation, and I was shot. The damn thing is, I've never felt better in my life. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

Since I came to the White House, I got two hearing aids, a colon operation, skin cancer, a prostate operation, and I was shot. The damn thing is, I've never felt better in my life.


Quote: My fellow Americans, I must speak to you tonight about a mounting danger in Central America that threatens the security of the United States. This danger will not go away it will grow worse, much worse, if we fail to take action now. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

My fellow Americans, I must speak to you tonight about a mounting danger in Central America that threatens the security of the United States. This danger will not go away it will grow worse, much worse, if we fail to take action now.


Quote: If we don't want to see the map of Central America covered in a sea of red, eventually lapping at our own borders, we must act now. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

If we don't want to see the map of Central America covered in a sea of red, eventually lapping at our own borders, we must act now.






Quote: There are no limits to growth and human progress 
 when men and women are free to follow their dreams. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

There are no limits to growth and human progress
when men and women are free to follow their dreams.


Quote: The doors of this Library are open now and are all welcome. The judgment of history is left to you, the people. I have no fears of that, for we have done our best. And so I say, come and learn from it. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

The doors of this Library are open now and are all welcome. The judgment of history is left to you, the people. I have no fears of that, for we have done our best. And so I say, come and learn from it.


Quote: The future doesn't belong to the fainthearted; it belongs to the brave. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

The future doesn't belong to the fainthearted; it belongs to the brave.






Quote: Here's my strategy on the Cold War: we win, they lose. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

Here's my strategy on the Cold War: we win, they lose.


Quote: I hope we once again have reminded people that man is not free unless government is limited. There's a clear cause and effect here that is as neat and predictable as a law of physics: As government expands, liberty contracts. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

I hope we once again have reminded people that man is not free unless government is limited. There's a clear cause and effect here that is as neat and predictable as a law of physics: As government expands, liberty contracts.


Quote: I'm not smart enough to lie. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

I'm not smart enough to lie.


Quote: A hippie is someone who looks like Tarzan, walks like Jane and smells like Cheetah. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

A hippie is someone who looks like Tarzan, walks like Jane and smells like Cheetah.


Quote: America was founded by people who believe that God is their Rock of safety. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

America was founded by people who believe that God is their Rock of safety.


Quote: Terrorism is the preferred weapon of weak and evil men. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

Terrorism is the preferred weapon of weak and evil men.


Quote: Without a vision the people perish. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of photo of author Ronald Reagan with quote

Without a vision the people perish.


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