"If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under God, then we will be a nation gone under."
"Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind."Ronald Reagan on Albert Einstein
"Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty."Ronald Reagan on John F. Kennedy
"Patriot: the person who can holler the loudest without knowing what he is hollering about."Ronald Reagan on Mark Twain
"I look forward to a great future for America - a future in which our country will match its military strength with our moral restraint, its wealth with our wisdom, its power with our purpose."Ronald Reagan on John F. Kennedy
"Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious."Ronald Reagan on Oscar Wilde
"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."