Ronald Reagan Quotes

God’s miracles are to be found in nature itself; the wind and waves, the wood that becomes a tree – all of these are explained biologically, but behind them is the hand of God. And I believe that is true of all creation itself.

Government is like a baby. An alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other.

So in your discussions of the nuclear freeze proposals, I urge you to beware the temptation of pride – the temptation blithely to declare yourselves above it all and label both sides equally at fault, to ignore the facts of history and the aggressive impulses of an evil empire, to simply call the arms race […]

Nations do not mistrust each other because they are armed; they are armed because they mistrust each other.

A few months ago I told the American people I did not trade arms for hostages. My heart and my best intentions still tell me that’s true, but the facts and the evidence tell me it is not. As the Tower board reported, what began as a strategic opening to Iran deteriorated, in its implementation, […]

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.

America is too great for small dreams.

Double – no triple – our troubles and we’d still be better off than any other people on earth.

Maybe we should not have humored them… (when they asked to live on reservations). Maybe we should have said, “No, come join us. Be citizens along with the rest of us.” (During a trip to Moscow, when asked about U.S. treatment of Native Americans.)

My fellow Americans, I’ve signed legislation that will outlaw Russia forever. We begin bombing in five minutes (before he was going to make a radio broadcast, unaware that the mike was on).