» Add Quotes to Your Site - Quote Generatoradd quote of the day, random quotes or by topic (e.g. funny quotes) Quote DB :: Authors :: Ronald Reagan :: View Quote View Quote "Government is not a solution to our problem, government is the problem." - Copy to Clipboard -- Ronald Reagan Listed in: Government Add Quote To Your Quote List Rating: 4.7 Rate Quote 135 votes submitted Your Name: Friend's Email: Top 5 quotes from Ronald Reagan "Freedom is the recognition that no single person, no single authority or government has a monopoly on the truth, but that every individual life is infinitely precious, that every one of us put in this world has been put there for a reason and has something to offer." "The federal government has taken too much tax money from the people, too much authority from the states, and too much liberty with the Constitution." "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." "Christmas can be celebrated in the school room with pine trees, tinsel and reindeers, but there must be no mention of the man whose birthday is being celebrated. One wonders how a teacher would answer if a student asked why it was called Christmas." "Politics is supposed to be the second oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first." Top 5 quotes from Government "When dictatorship is a fact, revolution becomes a right." "The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry." "Now more than ever before, the people are responsible for the character of their Congress. If that body be ignorant, reckless and corrupt, it is because the people tolerate ignorance, recklessness and corruption." "The Constitution is not an instrument for the government to restrain the people, it is an instrument for the people to restrain the government -- lest it come to dominate our lives and interests." "There are men in all ages who mean to govern well, but they mean to govern. They promise to be good masters, but they mean to be masters."