Free enterprise is a rough and competitive game. It is a hell of a lot better than a government monopoly.

-Ronald Reagan
Ronald Reagan

I don't know why anyone would want to study the expansion of the universe.

Ronald Reagan
The Bible tells us there will be a time for peace. But, so far in this century, mankind has failed to find it.
Ronald Reagan

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

Ronald Reagan
I would have voted against the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Ronald Reagan

We desire peace. But peace is a goal, not a policy. Lasting peace is what we hope for at the end of our journey. It doesn't describe the steps we must take nor the paths we should follow to reach that goal.

Ronald Reagan
Millions of individuals making their own decisions in the marketplace will always allocate resources better than any centralized government planning process.
Ronald Reagan

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

Ronald Reagan
In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem, government IS the problem. It isn't so much that liberals are ignorant, it's just that they know so much that isn't so.
Ronald Reagan

Governments don't reduce deficits by raising taxes on the people; governments reduce deficits by controlling spending and stimulating new wealth.

Ronald Reagan
How can a president not be an actor?