"Concentrated power has always been the enemy of liberty."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Ronald Reagan on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Ronald Reagan on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Ronald Reagan on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Ronald Reagan on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Ronald Reagan on Booker T. Washington
"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."
"Information is the oxygen of the modern age. It seeps through the walls topped by barbed wire, it wafts across the electrified borders."
"The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would steal them away."
"Surround yourself with the best people you can find, delegate authority, and don't interfere as long as the policy you've decided upon is being carried out."
"What we have found in this country, and maybe we're more aware of it now, is one problem that we've had, even in the best of times, and that is the people who are sleeping on the grates, the homeless, you might say, by choice."