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We have a collection of 17 Government quotes from Ronald Reagan

"The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would steal them away." (ID 22914)

"Democracy is worth dying for, because it's the most deeply honorable form of government ever devised by man." (ID 22925)

"The taxpayer - that's someone who works for the federal government but doesn't have to take the civil service examination." (ID 22935)

"Government does not solve problems; it subsidizes them." (ID 22973)

"Government is like a baby. An alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other." (ID 22983)

"Man is not free unless government is limited." (ID 23002)

"Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves." (ID 23004)

"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." (ID 23005)

"No government ever voluntarily reduces itself in size. Government programs, once launched, never disappear. Actually, a government bureau is the nearest thing to eternal life we'll ever see on this earth!" (ID 23006)

"Government's first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives." (ID 23008)

"The problem is not that people are taxed too little, the problem is that government spends too much." (ID 23014)

"The most terrifying words in the English language are: I'm from the government and I'm here to help." (ID 23019)

"Government always finds a need for whatever money it gets." (ID 23049)

"One way to make sure crime doesn't pay would be to let the government run it." (ID 23062)

"Protecting the rights of even the least individual among us is basically the only excuse the government has for even existing." (ID 23063)

"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." (ID 23103)

"Today, if you invent a better mousetrap, the government comes along with a better mouse." (ID 23110)

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