(February 6, 1911 - June 5, 2004)
His Sense of Humor
Memorable Moments/SpeechesQuotes worth remembering from America's 40th President...
"There is no limit to what you can accomplish if you don't care who gets the credit."
"Man is not free unless government is limited.... As government expands, liberty contracts."
"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."
"It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first."
"Our federal tax system is, in short, utterly impossible, utterly unjust and completely counterproductive, [it] reeks with injustice and is fundamentally un-American... it has earned a rebellion and it's time we rebelled."
"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."