Surround yourself with the best people you can find, delegate authority, and don't interfere.
Ronald Reagan (1911 -)
Contributed by: Zaady
While I take inspiration from the past, like most Americans, I live for the future.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
That's the nice thing about this job. You get to quote yourself shamelessly. If you don't, Larry Speakes will.
. . . Government should do only those things the people cannot do for themselves.
The best view of government is in the rearview mirror as you're driving away from it.
The government is like a baby's alimentary canal, with a happy appetite at one end and no responsibility at the other.
Government is like a baby. An alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other.
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.
Let us ask ourselves; "What kind of people do we think we are?"
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