"Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same. "
A man who has made an incredible impact in my life and continues to do so through his remembered acts and words is our fortieth President of the United States, Ronald Reagan. What an incredible man; his words continue to inspire me no matter how often I see them.
"Entrepreneurs and their small enterprises are responsible for almost all the economic growth in the United States."
"Facts are stubborn things. "
"Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged."
"Government does not solve problems; it subsidizes them. "
"Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves."
"Government's first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives. "
"Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it."
"How do you tell a communist? Well, it's someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? It's someone who understands Marx and Lenin."
"Man is not free unless government is limited."
"Life is one grand, sweet song, so start the music."