Ronald Reagan Quotes (242 quotes)
“With regard to the freedom of the individual for choice with regard to abortion, there's one individual who's not being considered at all. That's the one who is being aborted. And I've noticed that everybody that is for abortion has already been born.”
Anderson-Reagan Presidential Debate (21 September 1980) - Pre-presidency
“We will always remember. We will always be proud. We will always be prepared, so we may always be free.”
Speech at Omaha Beach on the 40th Anniversary of D-Day (6 June 1984) - First term of office
“Some people wonder all their lives if they've made a difference. The Marines don't have that problem.”
Letter to Lance Cpl. Joe Hickey (23 September 1983), R.W. "Dick" Gaines refers in detail.
“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'.”
As quoted in: "The Reagan wit" by Bill Adler, Caroline House Publishers, 1981 - ISBN: 9780898030907
As quoted in "Leadership in the Reagan Presidency Part II: Eleven Intimate Perspectives", Kenneth W. Thompson, Madison Books, 1993 - ISBN: 9780819190512
“[The state Republican chairman, Gaylord Parkinson, postulated what he called the Eleventh Commandment:] Thou shalt not speak ill of any fellow Republican.”
Remarks in New York City at a Reception for Delegates to the State Republican Convention (17 June 1982)
“Protecting the rights of even the least individual among us is basically the only excuse the government has for even existing.”
Speech during "Operation Cablesplicer", 10 February 1969
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsRonald Reagan
Born: February 6, 1911
Died: June 5, 2004 (aged 93)
Bio: Ronald Wilson Reagan was the 40th President of the United States. Prior to that, he was the 33rd Governor of California, and a radio, film and television actor.
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