On this day, February 6 in the year 1911, the 40th president of the United States of America was born in the state of Illinois. His name was Ronald Reagan. He was formerly an actor and a governor of California. He passed away on June 5, 2004 at the age of 93.
Here are some of his words of wisdom to motivate us.
“The future doesn’t belong to the fainthearted; it belongs to the brave.”
“My philosophy of life is that if we make up our mind what we are going to make of our lives, then work hard toward that goal, we never lose – somehow we win out.”
“A people free to choose will always choose peace.”
“Peace is not absence of conflict. It is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means.”
“Concentrated power has always been the enemy of liberty.”
“Freedom is the right to question and change the established way of doing things.”
“The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would steal them away.”
“Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.”
“Education is not the means of showing people how to get what they want. It is an exercise by means of which enough men, it is hoped, will learn to want what is worth having.”
“Life is one grand, sweet song, so start the music.”
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