Quotes by Ronald Reagan

Ronald Reagan

I know that it is often difficult to stand up for one's beliefs when they are being harshly challenged. But as one who has seen many challenges over a long lifetime, I can assure you that personal faith and conviction are strengthened, not weakened, in adversity.

Ronald Reagan
The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would steal them away.
Ronald Reagan

I'm beginning to wonder if the symbol of the United States pretty soon isn't going to be an ambassador with a flag under his arm climbing into an escape helicopter.

Ronald Reagan
I like photographers - you don't ask questions. (To a gathering of the White House News Photographers Association)
Ronald Reagan

America's economic strength depends on industry's ability to improve productivity and quality and to remain on the cutting edge of technology, and that's why the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award is so important.

Ronald Reagan
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.
Ronald Reagan

There is a fundamental difference between separation of church and state and denying the spiritual heritage of this country. Inscribed on the Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C. are Jefferson's words, 'The God Who gave us life gave us liberty -- can the liberties of a nation be secure when we have removed a conviction that these liberties are the gift of God?'

Ronald Reagan
I believe now, as I alway have, that America's strength is in 'We the People.'
Ronald Reagan

Like the genocide of the Armenians before it, and the genocide of the Cambodians which followed it ... the lessons of the Holocaust must never be forgotten.

Ronald Reagan
It's difficult to believe that people are still starving in this country because food isn't available.