"It's silly talking about how many years we will have to spend in the jungles of Vietnam when we could pave the whole country and put parking stripes on it and still be home by Christmas."
"Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas."Ronald Reagan on Calvin Coolidge
"He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree."Ronald Reagan on Roy L. Smith
"The main reason Santa is so jolly is because he knows where all the bad girls live."Ronald Reagan on George Carlin
"Maybe Christmas, the Grinch thought, doesn't come from a store."Ronald Reagan on Dr. Seuss
"A good conscience is a continual Christmas."Ronald Reagan on Benjamin Franklin
"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."