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Quotations by author » Ronald Reagan
American 40th US President (1981- 89), 1911-2004
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I consider all proposals for government action with an open mind before voting "no."
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I couldn't help but say to [Mr. Gorbachev], just think how easy his task and mine might be in these meetings that we held if suddenly there was a threat to this world from another planet. [We'd] find out once and for all that we really are all human beings here on this earth together.
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I favor the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and it must be enforced at gunpoint if necessary.
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I have left orders to be awakened at any time in case of national emergency, even if I'm in a cabinet meeting.
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I have wondered at times what the Ten Commandments would have looked like if Moses had run them through the US congress
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I haven't seen this much lard since I handed out blue ribbons at the Iowa State Fair,
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I hope you're all Republicans. (To surgeons as he entered the operating room, March 30, 1981.)
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I know I'm not in government anymore. In fact I'm out of work.
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I know in my heart that man is good. That what is right will always eventually triumph. And there's purpose and worth to each and every life.
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I know you have been critically looking at the mores and customs of the past and questioning their value. Every generation does that. But don't discard the time-tested values upon which civilization has been built just because they are old.
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I know you receive many letters like this, and I recognize that over time they must come to seem fairly routine, ... Please understand, however, that my years in your service will always be very special to me. The inspiration you have given me will burn brightly in my heart long after I have left the lights of the White House behind.
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I like photographers you don't ask questions.
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I made a speech by that title [A Time for Choosing] in 1964. I said, "We've been told increasingly that we must choose between left or right." But we're still using those terms -- left or right. And I'll repeat what I said then in '64. "There is no left or right. There's only an up or down": up to the ultimate in individual freedom, consistent with an orderly society -- or down to the totalitarianism of the ant heap. And those today who, however good their intentions, tell us that we should trade freedom for security are on that downward path.
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I never drink coffee at lunch. I find it keeps me awake for the afternoon.
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I now have absolute proof that smoking even one marijuana cigarette is equal in brain damage to being on Bikini Island during an H-bomb blast.
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I oppose registration for the draft . . . because I believe the security of freedom can best be achieved by security through freedom.
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I recently learned something quite interesting about video games. Many young people have developed incredible hand, eye, and brain coordination in playing these games. The air force believes these kids will be our outstanding pilots should they fly our jets.
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I urged the Soviet leader, Mr. Gorbachev, to send a new signal of openness to the world by tearing down that wall.
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I want to talk about political and economic fairy tales
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I want you to know that also I will not make age an issue of this campaign. I am not going to exploit, for political purposes, my opponent's youth and inexperience. [Laughter and applause] If I still have time, I might add that it was Seneca or it was Cicero, I don't know which, that said, "If it was not for the elders correcting the mistakes of the young, there would be no state.''
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