Quotes from Ronald Reagan

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“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.”

“Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged.”

“But there are advantages to being elected President. The day after I was elected, I had my high school grades classified Top Secret.”

“Concentrated power has always been the enemy of liberty.”

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

“Don’t be afraid to see what you see.”

“Each generation goes further than the generation preceding it because it stands on the shoulders of that generation. You will have opportunities beyond anything we’ve ever known.”[tweetmeme]

“Entrepreneurs and their small enterprises are responsible for almost all the economic growth in the United States.”

“Facts are stubborn things.”

“Before I refuse to take your questions, I have an opening statement.”

~~Ronald Reagan, 40th President of the United States of America

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About Christian Paulsen

Christian Paulsen is an Executive Consultant with 20 years of Lean Manufacturing. Chris adds value to organizations by driving process improvement and bottom line savings. Chris intends to help others by sharing the lessons learned after a quarter century of operational leadership, marriage, parenting, and even longer as a Cubs fan. Your comments on this blog are welcome. You can also connect with Chris via LinnkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook in the right sidebar. Chris welcomes your comments. Christian's professional services are available by contacting him through LinkedIn (right side bar)
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11 Responses to Quotes from Ronald Reagan

  1. Michael says:

    Great way to honor the President today on what would have been his 100th Birthday! Thanks for sharing!

    Michael
    CCO OutMaturity

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  7. Thanks for an interesting set of quotes! I find myself both agreeing and disagreeing with several of them at the same time. Kudos to you for having the chutzpah to be a bit controversial. (Much like Reagan himself, perhaps?) We need more debate nowadays, and a lot less pandering.

    Feel free to see the latest post on my own blog for more on this, too: http://myflexiblepencil.com/2011/02/08/stop-sucking-up-and-start-helping-out/#

    Thanks again, Chris!

  8. Excellent Reagan quotes, Christian, he’s one of my political heroes.

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