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Ronald Reagan is more than a revered and popular president--he is a hero to millions, beloved as a persuasive leader who inspired America and shaped the future more than any other modern president. Reagan's everyman insight--stemming from his unique background as actor, sports broadcaster, and labor leader--make him America's most quotable president. In The Wit & Wisdom of Ronald Reagan, author James C. Humes brings together the best observations and opinions of the "Great Communicator." Spanning one-liners, anecdotes, zingers, and little-known stories, this collection also includes commentary about Reagan from friends and foes as well as analysis of his great speeches. The Wit & Wisdom of Ronald Reagan is an exceptional tribute to America's adored fortieth president.
Reagan on Taxes:
"The taxpayer--that's someone who works for the federal government but doesn't have to take a civil service exam."
Reagan on the Cold War:
"We win; they lose."
Reagan on Welfare:
"I think the best possible social program is a job."
This book is a fun read, and will be read again and again.
If you love and miss Ronald Reagan, this is a book that will feed your nostalgia while providing a warm glow to your day.
What he did not make up for in his education, he accomplished with his intelligence and belief in the good intent of man.
Ronald Reagans "wit and wisdom" are priceless. His humor, confidence and strength behind his words came from a heart filled with wisdom and love of God, family, and church. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Kathleen Moore
I grew up in the 80s and loved President Ronald Reagan for his quick wit and personality. He was able to work with both sides of the aisles while promoting American growth and... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Joe
It is not exactly what I expected. There is a lot of empty paper in this book. If you're a Reagan fan you will enjoy it.Published 9 months ago by John Horrocks
Some of the quotes in here make you laugh, some make you cry, others shake your head but all of them make you think. Read morePublished 10 months ago by KBVA
Bought this as a gift for my husband who loves Reagan. It's a smaller book, maybe 1/2 inch thick, but that makes it perfect for a casual read. Highly recommend.Published 11 months ago by P. Coury