Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
Government’s first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives.
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.
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.
Concentrated power has always been the enemy of liberty.
Entrepreneurs and their small enterprises are responsible for almost all the economic growth in the United States.
Man is not free unless government is limited.
Protecting the rights of even the least individual among us is basically the only excuse the government has for even existing.
The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would steal them away.
The most terrifying words in the English language are: I’m from the government and I’m here to help.
There are no easy answers’ but there are simple answers. We must have the courage to do what we know is morally right.
We must reject the idea that every time a law’s broken, society is guilty rather than the lawbreaker. It is time to restore the American precept that each individual is accountable for his actions.
Welfare’s purpose should be to eliminate, as far as possible, the need for its own existence.
What do all of these quotes have in common? Do you agree with any of them? They are all by Ronald Reagan.
Think about it.