"The taxpayer - that's someone who works for the federal government but doesn't have to take the civil service examination."
"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."Ronald Reagan on Confucius
"All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence."Ronald Reagan on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."Ronald Reagan on Thomas A. Edison
"By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day."Ronald Reagan on Robert Frost
"Nothing will work unless you do."Ronald Reagan on Maya Angelou
"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."