good ones from RR thanks
This is a discussion on Classic Reagan Quotes within the Off Topic & Humor Discussion forums, part of the The Back Porch category; I've seen most of these many times, I just hadn't seen so many together. Enjoy........... -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Classic Reagan Quotes -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- "Here's my strategy on the ...
I've seen most of these many times, I just hadn't seen so many together. Enjoy...........
Classic Reagan Quotes
"Here's my strategy on the Cold War: We win, they lose."
"The most terrifying words in the English language are: I'm from the government and I'm here to help."
"The trouble with our liberal friends is not that they're ignorant: It's just that they know so much that isn't so."
"Of the four wars in my lifetime none came about because the U.S. was too strong."
"I have wondered at times about what the Ten Commandment's would have looked like if Moses had run them through the U.S. Congress."
"The taxpayer: That's someone who works for the federal government but doesn't have to take the civil service examination."
"Government is like a baby: An alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other."
"If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be a nation gone under."
"The nearest thing to eternal life we will ever see on this earth is a government program."
"It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first."
"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."
"Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book."
"No arsenal, or no weapon in the arsenals of the world, is so formidable as the will and moral courage of free men and women."
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"He went on two legs, wore clothes and was a human being, but nevertheless he was in reality a wolf of the Steppes. He had learned a good deal . . . and was a fairly clever fellow. What he had not learned, however, was this: to find contentment in himself and his own life. The cause of this apparently was that at the bottom of his heart he knew all the time (or thought he knew) that he was in reality not a man, but a wolf of the Steppes."
good ones from RR thanks
Make sure you get full value out of today , Do something worthwhile, because what you do today will cost you one day off the rest of your life .
We only begin to understand folks after we stop and think .
Criminals are looking for victims, not opponents.
Every one a winner - thanks Richard I too have not seen such a collection all together.
Just as appropriate now as ever"The trouble with our liberal friends is not that they're ignorant: It's just that they know so much that isn't so."
Not a ''Reaganism but something I always find amusing -
Definition of an ''expert''?
Someone who learns more and more, about less and less - until he knows everything about nothing.
I remember too this one, from New Scientist many moons ago -
What is the difference between Research and Development??
Development is taking an existing idea and knocking it into shape thru experiment and improvements. Research - is more like trying to make 9 ladies pregnant to get a baby in a month's time!
Chris - P95
NRA Certified Instructor & NRA Life Member.
"To own a gun and assume that you are armed
is like owning a piano and assuming that you are a musician!."
http://www.rkba-2a.com/ - a portal for 2A links, articles and some videos.
Those are some very true, if not sad, quotes. This was my favorite.Government is like a baby: An alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other.
The only thing that stops bad guys with guns is good guys with guns. SgtD
All good ones thanks R&G I got a chuckle out of some of them.
My favorite RR quotation:
How can you tell when a Pole is at a Cock fight?
-When he enters a duck.
How can you tell when an Italian is at a Cock fight?
-When he bets on the duck.
How can you tell when the mafia is at a Cock fight?
-When the duck wins.
The man did have a way with words.
EOD - Initial success or total failure
What's the difference?
Bomb them both.
LOL!Originally Posted by P95Carry
I always heard EXPERT defined this way.
From latin root words ex and spert.
spert= a drip under pressure.
Ok that one works so much better verbally...
"My fellow Americans, I'm pleased to tell you today that I've signed legislation that will outlaw Russia forever. We begin bombing in five minutes."
my first national election was in 1980.
he got my vote.