I intend to go right on appointing highly qualified individuals of the highest personal integrity to the bench, individuals who understand the danger of short-circuiting the electoral process and disenfranchising the people through judicial activism.
Christopher Columbus was looking for a passage to India, but he landed in America. He landed in the wrong place, and when he got back, he wasn't sure where he'd been. But most important of all, he did it on someone else's money.
Love your country, not for her power or wealth, but for her selflessness and her idealism.
Preservation of our environment is not a liberal or conservative challenge, it's common sense.
Money can't buy happiness, but it will certainly get you a better class of memories.
All the waste in a year from a nuclear power plant can be stored under a desk.
We are forever indebted to those who have given their lives that we might be free.
The most terrifying words in the English langauge are: I'm from the government and I'm here to help.
I hope you're all Republicans.
There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.
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.
Freedom is the right to question and change the established way of doing things. It is the continuing revolution of the marketplace. It is the understanding that allows us to recognize shortcomings and seek solutions. It is the right to put forth an idea, scoffed at by the experts, and watch it catc
You get a little stir crazy during the week.
The trouble with our Liberal friends is not that they're ignorant; it's just that they know so much that isn't so.
Could there be anything resembling a free enterprise economy, if wealth and property were concentrated in the hands of a few, while the great majority owned little more than the shirts on their backs?
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.
Without God, there is no virtue because there is no prompting of the conscience... without God, there is a coarsening of the society; without God, democracy will not and cannot long endure.
No matter how big and powerful government gets, and the many services it provides, it can never take the place of volunteers.
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.
People are tired of wasteful government programs and welfare chiselers, and they are angry about the constant spiral of taxes and government regulations, arrogant bureaucrats, and public officials who think all of mankind's problems can be solved by throwing the taxpayers dollars at them.
A people free to choose will always choose peace. Ronald Reaga
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.
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.
Our nation will prosper or decline in direct proportion to our selection of leaders who are guided by the Holy Spirit. If we fail to select Godly leaders our destiny will surely be as that of the Roman Empire.
I am told that tens of thousands of prayer meetings are being held on this day; for that I am deeply grateful. We are a nation under God, and I believe God intended for us to be free. It would be fitting and good, I think, if on each inaugural day in future years it should be declared a day of praye
Millions of individuals making their own decisions in the marketplace will always allocate resources better than any centralized government planning process.
There are some who've forgotten why we have a military. It's not to promote war. It's to be prepared for peace. There's a sign over the entrance to the Fairchild Air Force Base in Washington state, and that sign says it all: 'Peace is our profession'.
I'm just a citizen temporarily in public service.
No government ever voluntarily reduces itself in size.
Everywhere we go, Nancy makes the world a little better.