You and I have a rendezvous with destiny. We will preserve for our children this, the last best hope of man on earth, or we will sentence them to take the first step into a thousand years of darkness. If we fail, at least let our children and our children's children say of us we justified our brief moment here.
- Site Search Navigation.
- Calde scintille al lavoro (Italian Edition).
- People Skills For Business: Winning Social Skills That Put You Ahead of The Competition.
- Synchronized Ink an Anthology of Poetry!
We did all that could be done. The ultimate determinant in the struggle now going on for the world will not be bombs and rockets but a test of wills and ideas-a trial of spiritual resolve: the values we hold, the beliefs we cherish and the ideals to which we are dedicated. People don't start wars, governments do. 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. My fellow Americans, I am pleased to tell you I just signed legislation which outlaws Russia forever. 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 supposed to be the second oldest profession. Knute Rockne [ edit ] Now I'm going to tell you something I've kept to myself for years. None of you ever knew George Gipp. He was long before your time, but you all know what a tradition he is at Notre Dame.
And the last thing he said to me, "Rock," he said, "sometime when the team is up against it and the breaks are beating the boys, tell 'em to go out there with all they got and win just one for the Gipper.
Reagan Quotes (43 quotes)
I don't know where I'll be then, Rock," he said, "but I'll know about it and I'll be happy. Father John Callahan [ edit ] Who can say for certain what a man was really born to be? That's God's will. He addressed the nation from the Oval Office on the same day he had been scheduled to deliver the State of the Union Address.
Reagan was known for his aggressive posture toward the Soviet Union, and his supporters credit him with helping to bring about an end to the Cold War.
Perhaps the most famous line of his presidency was delivered on June 12, , in front of Brandenburg Gate when he issued a challenge to Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev. The Reagan administration became engulfed midway through his second term by the arms-for-hostages scandal known as Iran Contra. On March 4, , Reagan addressed the nation and expressed regret for what had occurred on "my watch" and acknowledged — to an extent — that his previous statements on the arms swap were not accurate.
Reagan's popularity took a hit from the scandal, but by the time he left office in January , his popularity had rebounded.
- Let It Go, Ms. Curves : A Poetry Collection!
- A Wicked Snow.
- Everything Tastes Better with Bacon: 70 Fabulous Recipes for Every Meal of the Day?
- 60 Ronald Reagan Quotes on Leadership & Freedom ()!
In a letter to the nation nearly six years after leaving office, Reagan announced that he was "one of the millions of Americans who will be afflicted with Alzheimer's disease. President Reagan in Reagan quote. Former president Ronald Reagan and his wife, Nancy, are seen in this photo.