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"I call upon the scientific community in our country, those who gave us nuclear weapons, to turn their great talents now to the cause of mankind and world peace: to give us the means of rendering these nuclear weapons impotent and obsolete."

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"My fellow Americans, I am pleased to tell you I just signed legislation which outlaws Russia forever. The bombing begins in five minutes."

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"All great change in America begins at the dinner table."

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"The Democrats say that the United States has had its days in the sun, that our nation has passed its zenith. My fellow citizens, I utterly reject that view."

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"The taxpayer -- that's someone who works for the federal government but doesn't have to take the civil service examination."

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"Trees cause more pollution than automobiles do."

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"Unemployment insurance is a pre-paid vacation for freeloaders."

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"We don't have a trillion-dollar debt because we haven't taxed enough; we have a trillion-dollar debt because we spend too much."

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"We might come closer to balancing the Budget if all of us lived closer to the Commandments and the Golden Rule."

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"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."

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"Being free and prosperous in a world at peace. That's our ultimate goal."

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

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"It's true hard work never killed anybody, but I figure, why take the chance?"

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"Politics is just like show business. You have a hell of an opening, coast for a while, and then have a hell of a close."

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"Of the four wars in my lifetime, none came about because the U.S. was too strong."

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"If the federal government had been around when the Creator was putting His hand to this state, Indiana wouldn't be here. It'd still be waiting for an environmental impact statement."

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"I hope you're all Republicans."

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"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."

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"The thought of being President frightens me and I do not think I want the job."

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"I've often said there's nothing better for the inside of a man than the outside of a horse."

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"[The most effective president, he told Forbes magazine 11 months ago, was Harry Truman, because] everybody who worked for him worshiped him because he was absolutely trustworthy. ... His great strength was not charisma, as is commonly thought, but his awareness and acceptance of exactly what he could do and what he could not do."

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"A hippie is someone who looks like Tarzan, walks like Jane, and smells like Cheetah"

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"A people free to choose will always choose peace."

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"A tree's a tree. How many more do you need to look at?"

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"Above all, we must realize that 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. It is a weapon our adversaries in today's world do not have."

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"Abortion is advocated only by persons who have themselves been born."

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"All the waste in a year from a nuclear power plant can be stored under a desk."

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"America has begun a spiritual reawakening. Faith and hope are being restored. Americans are turning back to God. Church attendance is up. Audiences for religious books and broadcasts are growing. And I do believe that he has begun to heal our blessed land."

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"America's view of apartheid is simple and straightforward We believe it is wrong. We condemn it. And we are united in hoping for the day when apartheid will be no more."

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"Anyone that's ever had their kitchen done over knows that it never gets done as soon as you wish it would."

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"Approximately 80% of our air pollution stems from hydrocarbons released by vegetation, so let's not go overboard in setting and enforcing tough emission standards from man-made sources."

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"As government expands, liberty contracts"

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"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, for home protection."

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

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"Concentrated power has always been the enemy of liberty."

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"Coersion, after all, merely captures man. Freedom captivates him."

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"Cures were developed for which there were no known diseases. (Commenting on Congress and the federal budget, 1981)"

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"Damn it, Pierre, what do you want me to do We'll go sit with empty chairs to get those guys back to the table. (To Pierre Trudeau, prime minister of Canada)"

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

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

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"Die-hard conservatives thought that if I couldn't get everything I asked for, I should jump off the cliff with the flag flying-go down in flames. No, if I can get 70 or 80 percent of what it is I'm trying to get ... I'll take that and then continue to try to get the rest in the future."

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"Don't be afraid to see what you see."

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"Draft registration destroys the very values that our society is committed to defending."

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"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."

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"Even Albert Einstein reportedly needed help on his 1040 form."

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"Facts are stupid things."

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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."

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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, or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children and our children's children what it was once like in the United States where men were free."

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"Four years ago we said we would invigorate our economy by giving people greater freedom and incentives to take risks and letting them keep more of what they earned. We did what we promised, and a great industrial giant is reborn."

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"Freedom is the right to question and change the established way of doing things. It is the continuous revolution of the marketplace. It is the understanding that allows us to recognize shortcomings and seek solutions"

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"Freedom is one of the deepest and noblest aspirations of the human spirit."

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"Going to college offered me the chance to play football for four more years."

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"Government is not a solution to our problem, government is the problem"

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"Government is like a baby. An alimentary canal with a loud voice at one end and no responsibility at the other."

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

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

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"Government does not solve problems; it subsidizes them."

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"Government always finds a need for whatever money it gets."

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"Governments tend not to solve problems, only to rearrange them."

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"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, subsidise it."

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"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"

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"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, subsidise it."

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"Government's first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives."

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"Have we the courage and the will to face up to the immorality and discrimination of the progressive tax, and demand a return to traditional proportionate taxation? by"

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"He will be remembered not only as a pioneer in his time, but as a dominant figure in world history,"

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"Heroes may not be braver than anyone else. They're just braver five minutes longer."

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"History teaches that wars begin when governments believe the price of aggression is cheap."

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"History teaches that war begins when governments believe the price of aggression is cheap."

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"How can a president not be an actor?"

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"How stands the city on this winter night?"

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"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."

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"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."

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"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."

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"I am not worried about the deficit. It is big enough to take care of itself."

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"I believe that communism is another sad, bizarre chapter in human history whose last pages even now are being written. I believe this because the source of our strength in the quest for human freedom is not material, but spiritual. And because it knows no limitation, it must terrify and ultimately triumph over those who would enslave their fellow men."

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"I believe Moses was 80 when God first commissioned him for public service."

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"I call upon the scientific community in our country, those who gave us nuclear weapons, to turn their great talents now to the cause of mankind and world peace."

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"I call upon the scientific community in our country, those who gave us nuclear weapons, to turn their great talents now to the cause of mankind and world peace to give us the means of rendering these nuclear weapons impotent and obsolete."

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"I do not feel betrayed. ... He has a fine record. He is a national hero. (On Oliver L North's work)"

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"I favour the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and it must be enforced at gunpoint if necessary."

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"I favor the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and it must be enforced at gunpoint if necessary."

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"I had a dream the other night. I dreamed that Jimmy Carter came to me and asked why I wanted his job. I told him I didn't want his job. I want to be President"

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"I have come to the conclusion that the 22nd Amendment limiting the presidency to two terms was a mistake. Shouldn't the people have the right to vote for someone as many times as they want to vote for him"

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"I have left orders to be awakened at any time in case of national emergency, even if I'm in a cabinet meeting."

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"I have wondered at times what the Ten Commandments would have looked like if Moses had run them through the US Congress."

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"I have only one thing to say to the tax increasers. Go ahead-make my day."

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"I know in my heart that man is good. That what is right will always eventually triumph. And there’s purpose and worth to each and every life."

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"I know in my heart that man is good. That what is right will always eventually triumph. And there's purpose and worth to each and every life."

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"I just don't think it's good for us to be run out of town. (Refusing to cancel Secretary of State visit to Moscow)"

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"I never drink coffee at lunch. I find it keeps me awake for the afternoon."

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"I now have absolute proof that smoking even one marijuana cigarette is equal in brain damage to being on Bikini Island during an H-bomb blast."

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"I now begin the journey that will lead me into the sunset of my life. I know that for America there will always be a bright dawn ahead."

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"I think the presidency is an institution over which you have temporary custody."

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"I want you to know that also I will not make age an issue of this campaign. I am not going to exploit, for political purposes, my opponent's youth and inexperience. [Laughter and applause] If I still have time, I might add that it was Seneca or it was Cicero, I don't know which, that said, If it was not for the elders correcting the mistakes of the young, there would be no state.''"

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"I urged the Soviet leader, Mr. Gorbachev, to send a new signal of openness to the world by tearing down that wall."

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"I was alarmed at my doctor's report He said I was sound as a dollar."

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"I will veto again and again until spending is brought under control."

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"I'll be like Scarlett O'Hara-I'll think about it tomorrow."

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"I would have voted against the Civil Rights Act of 1964."

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"I'm not worried about the deficit. It is big enough to take care of itself."

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