Ronald Reagan

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Ronald Wilson Reagan (/ˈrɒnəld ˈwɪlsən ˈreɪɡən/; February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was an American politician and actor who was 40th President of the United States from 1981 to 1989. Prior to his presidency, he was the 33rd Governor of California from 1967 to 1975, following a career as a Hollywood actor and union leader. Raised in a poor family in small towns of northern Illinois, Ronald Reagan graduated from Eureka College in 1932 and worked as a sports announcer on several regional radio stations. After moving to Hollywood in 1937, he became an actor and starred in a few major productions. Reagan was twice elected as President of the Screen Actors Guild, the labor union for actors, where he worked to root out Communist influence. In the 1950s, he moved into television and was a motivational speaker at General Electric factories. Having been a lifelong Democrat, his views changed. He... More

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Ronald Reagan #Age

Photo of Ronald Reagan Information is the oxygen of the modern age. It seeps through the walls topped by barbed wire, it wafts across the electrified borders.
Ronald Reagan #Business #Politics

Photo of Ronald Reagan Politics is just like show business. You have a hell of an opening, coast for a while, and then have a hell of a close.
Ronald Reagan #Funny

Photo of Ronald Reagan Recession is when a neighbor loses his job. Depression is when you lose yours.
Ronald Reagan #Funny

Photo of Ronald Reagan Before I refuse to take your questions, I have an opening statement.
Ronald Reagan #Change #Great

Photo of Ronald Reagan All great change in America begins at the dinner table.
Ronald Reagan #Faith #God

Photo of Ronald Reagan We are never defeated unless we give up on God.
Ronald Reagan #Food

Photo of Ronald Reagan You can tell alot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jellybeans.
Ronald Reagan #Food

Photo of Ronald Reagan It's difficult to believe that people are still starving in this country because food isn't available.
Ronald Reagan #Freedom #God #Religion

Photo of Ronald Reagan Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged.
Ronald Reagan #Freedom

Photo of Ronald Reagan 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.
Ronald Reagan #Funny

Photo of Ronald Reagan One picture is worth 1,000 denials.
Ronald Reagan #Future

Photo of Ronald Reagan While I take inspiration from the past, like most Americans, I live for the future.
Ronald Reagan #God

Photo of Ronald Reagan Without God, democracy will not and cannot long endure.
Ronald Reagan #Good

Photo of Ronald Reagan 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.
Ronald Reagan #Government

Photo of Ronald Reagan Man is not free unless government is limited.
Ronald Reagan #Government

Photo of 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.
Ronald Reagan #Government

Photo of Ronald Reagan Government's first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives.
Ronald Reagan #Government

Photo of Ronald Reagan The problem is not that people are taxed too little, the problem is that government spends too much.
Ronald Reagan #Government

Photo of Ronald Reagan The most terrifying words in the English language are: I'm from the government and I'm here to help.
Ronald Reagan #Government

Photo of Ronald Reagan Government does not solve problems it subsidizes them.
Ronald Reagan #Government

Photo of Ronald Reagan Government is like a baby. An alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other.
Ronald Reagan #Government #Money

Photo of Ronald Reagan Government always finds a need for whatever money it gets.
Ronald Reagan #Government

Photo of Ronald Reagan One way to make sure crime doesn't pay would be to let the government run it.
Ronald Reagan #Government

Photo of Ronald Reagan Protecting the rights of even the least individual among us is basically the only excuse the government has for even existing.
Ronald Reagan #Government

Photo of Ronald Reagan Today, if you invent a better mousetrap, the government comes along with a better mouse.