Zitat des Tages von Ronald Reagan:
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
Democracy is worth dying for, because it's the most deeply honorable form of government ever devised by man.
Going to college offered me the chance to play football for four more years.
A tree's a tree. How many more do you need to look at?
You are Mrs. Reagan because Mr. Reagan loves you with all his heart.
The greatest security for Israel is to create new Egypts.
Facts are stubborn things.
For the sake of peace and justice, let us move toward a world in which all people are at last free to determine their own destiny.
The taxpayer - that's someone who works for the federal government but doesn't have to take the civil service examination.
I've never been able to understand why a Republican contributor is a 'fat cat' and a Democratic contributor of the same amount of money is a 'public-spirited philanthropist'.
No matter what time it is, wake me, even if it's in the middle of a Cabinet meeting.
It's silly talking about how many years we will have to spend in the jungles of Vietnam when we could pave the whole country and put parking stripes on it and still be home by Christmas.
Entrepreneurs and their small enterprises are responsible for almost all the economic growth in the United States.
But there are advantages to being elected President. The day after I was elected, I had my high school grades classified Top Secret.
We're in greater danger today than we were the day after Pearl Harbor. Our military is absolutely incapable of defending this country.
Government always finds a need for whatever money it gets.
We will always remember. We will always be proud. We will always be prepared, so we will always be free.
Government does not solve problems; it subsidizes them.
They say the world has become too complex for simple answers. They are wrong.
Above all, we must realize that no arsenal, or no weapon in the arsenals of the world, is so formidable as the will and moral courage of free men and women. It is a weapon our adversaries in today's world do not have.
We should measure welfare's success by how many people leave welfare, not by how many are added.
All the waste in a year from a nuclear power plant can be stored under a desk.
Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same.
If we love our country, we should also love our countrymen.
People do not make wars; governments do.
While I take inspiration from the past, like most Americans, I live for the future.
It's difficult to believe that people are still starving in this country because food isn't available.
Optimism comes less easily today, not because democracy is less vigorous, but because democracy's enemies have refined their instruments of repression.
Unemployment insurance is a pre-paid vacation for freeloaders.
Regimes planted by bayonets do not take root.
Government's first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives.
It doesn't do good to open doors for someone who doesn't have the price to get in. If he has the price, he may not need the laws. There is no law saying the Negro has to live in Harlem or Watts.
Each generation goes further than the generation preceding it because it stands on the shoulders of that generation. You will have opportunities beyond anything we've ever known.
Life is one grand, sweet song, so start the music.