Tuesday, April 25, 2006

Top 10 Reagan quotes...

The Ronald Reagan Foundation10. "Politics is supposed to be the second oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first."

—Remarks at a business conference, Los Angeles, March 2, 1977

9. "You can tell a lot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jellybeans."

—The Observer, March 29, 1981

8. “Thomas Jefferson once said, "We should never judge a president by his age, only by his works.' And ever since he told me that, I stopped worrying."

—Circa 1988

7. "I have left orders to be awakened at any time in case of national emergency, even if I'm in a cabinet meeting."

—Said often during his presidency, 1981-1989

6. "How do you tell a communist? Well, it's someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? It's someone who understands Marx and Lenin."

—Remarks in Arlington, Virginia, September 25, 1987

5. "The 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."

—Remarks to the White House Conference on Small Business, August 15, 1986

4. “I am not worried about the deficit. It is big enough to take care of itself.”

—Said often during his presidency, 1981-1989

3. "All great change in America begins at the dinner table."

—Farewell Address to the Nation, The White House, January 11, 1989

2. "I've noticed that everyone who is for abortion has already been born."

—The New York Times, September 22, 1980

1. "There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit."

— First Inaugural Address, January 21, 1981


Anonymous ray b said...

Nietzsche says that we will live the same life, over and over again. God - I'll have to sit through the Ice Capades again. -- Woody Allen

Welcome Back.

4/26/2006 09:03:00 AM  
Blogger Darrell said...

#6 is my all time favorite quote from the Gipper. #1 is good, too, thought. I'd actually never heard that one. Good stuff!

4/26/2006 10:40:00 AM  
Blogger Bohemian Like You said...

Hey Darrell! What's up with your bad self??

4/26/2006 04:30:00 PM  
Blogger Bohemian Like You said...


My favorite Woody Allen quote is "Life doesn't imitate art, it imitates bad television."

4/26/2006 04:31:00 PM  
Anonymous ray B. said...

My favorite Reagan quotes are the ones not written for him :-)

like this one:

"All the waste in a year from a nuclear power plant can be stored under a desk."

4/26/2006 05:03:00 PM  
Blogger Jeff said...

All great words from a great man.

6/17/2006 10:14:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

another great one....
"Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!"

and #2 is my favorte posted above.

11/05/2008 09:26:00 PM  
Anonymous jason said...

"Every country and every people has a stake in the Afghan resistance, for the freedom fighters of Afghanistan are defending principles of independence and freedom that form the basis of global security and stability."

Aghanistan Day, 3/10/82.


10/06/2009 01:21:00 PM  
Blogger Muthu Pearl said...

nice quote of Ronald Reagan . Thanks for sharing this with us.

11/01/2012 07:00:00 AM  

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