Ronald Reagan Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old ronald reagan quotes, ronald reagan sayings, and ronald reagan proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


I do not believe in a fate that will fall on us no matter what we do. I do believe in a fate that will fall on us if we do nothing.     

Ronald Reagan

Peace is not absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means.     

Ronald Reagan

Trust, but verify.     

Ronald Reagan

The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.     

Ronald Reagan

Freedom is the right to question and change the established way of doing things.     

Ronald Reagan

We can't help everyone, but everyone can help someone.     

Ronald Reagan

There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder.     

Ronald Reagan

I've noticed that everybody that is for abortion has already been born.     

Ronald Reagan

One picture is worth 1,000 denials.     

Ronald Reagan

Democracy is not a fragile flower; still it needs cultivating.     

Ronald Reagan

Democracy is worth dying for, because it's the most deeply honorable form of government ever devised by man.     

Ronald Reagan

Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.     

Ronald Reagan

Governments have a tendency not to solve problems, only to rearrange them.     

Ronald Reagan

Government is like a baby. An alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other.     

Ronald Reagan

You can tell a lot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jellybeans.     

Ronald Reagan

Politics is supposed to be the second-oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first.     

Ronald Reagan

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.     

Ronald Reagan

Every new day begins with possibilities. It's up to us to fill it with the things that move us toward progress and peace.     

Ronald Reagan

Peace is not absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means.     

Ronald Reagan

There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.     

Ronald Reagan

Some people live an entire lifetime and wonder if they have ever made a difference in the world, but the Marines don't have that problem.     

Ronald Reagan

You can tell a lot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jellybeans.     

Ronald Reagan

If we love our country, we should also love our countrymen.     

Ronald Reagan

A baby is an alimentary canal with a loud voice at one end a no responsibility at the other.     

Ronald Reagan

Within the covers of the Bible are the answers for all the problems men face.     

Ronald Reagan

If we love our country, we should also love our countrymen.     

Ronald Reagan

As long as there are guns, the individual that wants a gun for a crime is going to have one and going to get it. The only person who's going to be penalized and have difficulty is the law-abiding citizen, who then cannot have it if he wants protection the protection of a weapon in his home.     

Ronald Reagan

I recently learned something quite interesting about video games. Many young people have developed incredible hand, eye, and brain coordination in playing these games. The air force believes these kids will be our outstanding pilots should they fly our jets.     

Ronald Reagan

There is no greater happiness for a man than approaching a door at the end of a day knowing someone on the other side of that door is waiting for the sound of his footsteps.     

Ronald Reagan

Marijuana is probably the most dangerous drug in America today.     

Ronald Reagan