We in the United States, above all, must remember that lesson, for we were founded as a nation of openness to people of all beliefs. And so we must remain. Our very unity has been strengthened by our pluralism. We establish no religion in this country, we command no worship, we mandate no belief, no
Today, if you invent a better mousetrap, the government comes along with a better mouse. Ronald Reaga
Heroes may not be braver than anyone else. They're just braver five minutes longer. Ronald Reaga
Our status as a free society and world power is not based on brute strength. When we've taken up arms, it has been for the defense of freedom for ourselves and for other peaceful nations who needed our help. But now, faced with the development of weapons with immense destructive power, we've no choi
Within the covers of the Bible are the answers for all the problems men face. Ronald Re
Now I realize it's fashionable in some circles to believe that no one in government should encourage others to read the Bible. That we're told we'll violate the constitutional separation of church and state established by the Founding Fathers and the First Amendment. The First Amendment was not writ
Trains are not any more energy efficient than the average automobile, with both getting about 48 passenger miles to the gallon.
There are no easy answers' but there are simple answers. We must have the courage to do what we know is morally right.
All the waste in a year from a nuclear power plant can be stored under a desk. Ronald Re
Government is not a solution to our problem government is the problem.
Indeed, it is an indisputable fact that all the complex and horrendous questions confronting us at home and worldwide have their answer in that single book [the Bible].
In some dim beginning, man created the institution of government as a convenience for himself. And, ever since that time, government has been doing its best to become an inconvenience.
The person who agrees with you 80 percent of the time is a friend and an ally - not a 20 percent traitor.
We in America have learned bitter lessons from two world wars: It is better to be here [in Europe] ready to protect the peace, than to take blind shelter across the sea, rushing to respond only after freedom is lost. We've learned that isolationism never was and never will be an acceptable response
Republicans believe every day is the Fourth of July, but the democrats believe every day is April 15.
The Founding Fathers believed that faith in God was the key to our being a good people and America's becoming a great nation.
Our liberties, our values, all for which America stands is safe today because brave men and women have been ready to face the fire at freedom's front. And we thank God for them.
If we love our country, we should also love our countrymen. Ronald Reaga
The founders of the United Nations sought to replace a world at war with a world of civilized order. They hoped that a world of relentless conflict would give way to a new era, one where freedom from violence prevailed.... But the awful truth is that the use of violence for political gain has become
One of the worst mistakes anybody can make is to bet against Americans.
No government ever voluntarily reduces itself in size.
Let's face it.., our current [immigration control] system is like a busy intersection without a traffic cop: sure there are laws on the books, but absent enforcement, there are too many accidents.
I've always believed that we were, each of us, put here for a reason, that there is a plan, somehow a divine plan for all of us. I know now that whatever days are left to me belong to him.
Government must not supersede the will of the people or the responsibilities of the people. The function of government is not to confer happiness, but to give men the opportunity to work out happiness for themselves.
I've always thought New Year's Day was an especially American tradition, full of the optimism and hope we're famous for in our daily lives -- an energy and confidence we call the American spirit. Perhaps because we know we control our own destiny, we believe deep down inside that working together we
In 1992, the federal Government actually issued more work authorizations to immigrants and temporary foreign workers than the net number of new jobs created by our economy. Something is fundamentally wrong when we have millions of American citizens and legal residents begging for jobs, and yet we ar
I thought the function of the government was to promote the general welfare, not to provide it.
To many of us now, computers, silicon chips, data processing, cybernetics, and all the other innovations of the dawning high technology age are as mystifying as the workings of the combustion engine must have been when that first Model T rattled down Main Street, U.S.A. But as surely as America's pi
There is a limit to what you can do in politics.
We the people tell the government what to do, it doesn't tell us.