Quotes by Ronald Reagan

  • There are no easy answers, but there are simple answers.

    Answers, Solutions

  • The United States has much to offer the Third World War.

    America, USA

  • It is true hard work never killed anybody, but I figure why take the chance?


  • They say hard work never killed anybody, but I say, why take the chance?


  • The taxpayer: someone who works for the government but doesn’t have to take a civil service examination.


  • I have often wondered what the ten commandments would have looked like if Moses had run them through the US Congress.


  • Status quo, you know, is Latin for 'the mess we're in'.


  • Politics is supposed to be the second oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a close resemblance to the first.


  • Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.


  • It has been said that politics is the second-oldest profession. I have learnt that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.


  • There is nothing more permanent than a temporary government programme.


  • A government bureau is the nearest thing to eternal life we will ever see on this Earth.


  • Government is like a baby: an alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other.


  • I’m not worried about the deficit. It is big enough to take care of itself.


  • A lot of trouble in the world would disappear if we were talking to each other instead of about each other.


  • You can tell a lot about a fellow’s character by the way he eats jelly beans.


  • It’s amazing what you can accomplish if you don’t mind who gets the credit.