"We must reject the idea that every time a law's broken, society is guilty rather than the lawbreaker. It is time to restore the American precept that each individual is accountable for his actions."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Ronald Reagan on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Ronald Reagan on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Ronald Reagan on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Ronald Reagan on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."Ronald Reagan on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."