"Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged."
"For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others."Ronald Reagan on Nelson Mandela
"If you want total security, go to prison. There you're fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking... is freedom."Ronald Reagan on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do. I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do."Ronald Reagan on Robert A. Heinlein
"Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err."Ronald Reagan on Mahatma Gandhi
"The desire of gold is not for gold. It is for the means of freedom and benefit."Ronald Reagan on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"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."