When a business or an individual spends more than it makes, it goes bankrupt. When government does it, it sends you the bill. And when government does it for 40 years, the bill comes in two ways: higher taxes and inflation. Make no mistake about it, inflation is a tax and not by accident.

-Ronald Reagan
Ronald Reagan

Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall! Ronald Reaga

Ronald Reagan
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.
Ronald Reagan

If you can't summarize an issue on one page, you don't understand the issue well enough.

Ronald Reagan
Our liberty springs from and depends upon an abiding faith in God.
Ronald Reagan

If our planes were shot down, yes, they's wake me right away. If the other fellows' were shot down, why wake me up?

Ronald Reagan
All great change in America begins at the dinner table. Ronald Re
Ronald Reagan

When those who are governed do too little, those who govern can - and often will - do too much.

Ronald Reagan
Money can't buy happiness, but it will certainly get you a better class of memories.
Ronald Reagan

If adults want to take such chances (with marijuana) that is their business

Ronald Reagan
I received a letter just before I left office from a man. I don't know why he chose to write it, but I'm glad he did. He wrote that you can go to live in France, but you can't become a Frenchman. You can go to live in Germany or Italy, but you can't become a German, an Italian. He went through Turkey, Greece, Japan and other countries. But he said anyone, from any corner of the world, can come to live in the United States and become an American.