Ronald Reagan’s Greatest Hits

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

The Wit and Wisdom of Ronald Reagan

Ronald Reagan quotes:

“How can a president not be an actor?” -when asked “How could an actor become president?’

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

“The nine most terrifying words in the English language are: ‘I’m from the government and I’m here to help.'”

“I’m afraid I can’t use a mule. I have several hundred up on Capitol Hill.” -refusing a gift of a mule

“Politics is just like show business. You have a hell of an opening, you coast for awhile, you have a hell of a closing.”

“The  taxpayer – that’s someone who works for the federal government but doesn’t have to take the civil service examination.”