Top 10 Quotes by Ronald Reagan

Ronald Reagan

Abraham Lincoln recognized that we could not survive as a free land when some men could decide that others were not fit to be free and should therefore be slaves. Likewise, we cannot survive as a free nation when some men decide that others are not fit to live and should be abandoned to abortion or infanticide.

Ronald Reagan
We have so many people who can't see a fat man standing beside a thin one without coming to the conclusion that the fat man got that way by taking advantage of the thin one!
Ronald Reagan

Detente - isn't that what a farmer has with his turkey - until Thanksgiving?

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

For an America of wisdom that honors the family, knowing that if the family goes, so goes our civilization.

Ronald Reagan
The White House is the leakiest place I've ever been in. (On special measures to ensure secrecy of plans to bomb Libya)
Ronald Reagan

When cruelty is inflicted on innocent people, it discredits whatever cause.

Ronald Reagan
We do not deny any nation's legitimate interest in security. But protecting the security of one nation by robbing another of its national independence and national traditions is not legitimate. In the long run, it is not even secure.
Ronald Reagan

Remember that every government service, every offer of government - financed security, is paid for in the loss of personal freedom... In the days to come, whenever a voice is raised telling you to let the government do it, analyze very carefully to see whether the suggested service is worth the personal freedom which you must forgo in return for such service.

Ronald Reagan
I'm from the government and I'm here to help.