Nancy Reagan

(Nancy Davis Reagan)

Nancy Reagan
Nancy Reagan
  • Born: July 6, 1921
  • Died: March 6, 2016
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Actress

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All our children are grown up and have their own lives. Presidency, Vice Presidency & Prime Ministership
I am still very much a part of my friends' lives and they are very much a part of my life. A First Lady who does not have this source of strength and comfort can lose perspective and become isolated. Presidency, Vice Presidency & Prime Ministership
I must say that acting was good training for the political life that lay ahead of us. Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising
Science has provided us with an alternative called stem cell research …. We’ve lost so much time already and I really can’t bear to wait anymore. Science, Mathematics, Engineering & Technology
A lot of business can be accomplished in the state dinners. Business, Commerce & Finance
A lot of what acting is paying attention.
As I've said before, time is short, and life is precious. Life ;Time
Embryonic stem cell research has the potential to alleviate so much suffering. Surely, by working together we can harness its life-giving potential.
Everything just fell into place with Ronnie and me. We completed each other.
Feminism is the ability to choose what you want to do.
For eight years, I was sleeping with the president, and if that doesn't give you special access, I don't know what does!
From the moment I walked into the White House, it was as if I had no privacy at all.
I always liked red. It's a picker-upper.
I am a big believer that eventually everything comes back to you. You get back what you give out.
I believe that people would be alive today if there were a death penalty. Death
I chose to have a career, and I enjoyed it while I had it.
I couldn't possibly lead the kind of life I lead, and keep the schedule that I do, having radiation or chemotherapy. Life
I do not believe in abortion at will. I do not believe that if a woman just wants to have an abortion she should... I do believe if you have an abortion you are committing murder.
I don't intend for this to take on a political tone. I'm just here for the drugs.
I don't know when I'm going to have time to be politically active. Time
I don't like a lot of frills and fusses.
I don't really yell at people.
I don't talk about political matters. That's not my department.
I don't think most people associate me with leeches or how to get them off. But I know how to get them off. I'm an expert at it.
I have been criticized and ridiculed for turning to astrology, but after a while, I reached the point where I didn't care.
I have been very happy with my homes, but homes really are no more than the people who live in them.
I must say acting was good training for the political life which lay ahead for us. Life
I rarely think about myself that much. I really don't.
I said from the very beginning, I don't want a big house, I don't want big grounds, I don't want the trouble with the maintenance and all of that.
I see the first lady as another means to keep a president from becoming isolated.
I think a woman gets more if she acts feminine.
I thought Obama ran the best campaign I have ever known - disciplined, well organised, very, very good. I was very impressed.
I urge researchers to make use of the opportunities that are available to them and to do all they can to fulfill the promise that stem cell research offers.
I voted for McCain.
I was doing everything I could think of to protect my husband and keep him alive.
I was the one who was always calling people.
I'm against abortion. On the other hand, I believe in a woman's choice.
I'm doing what I want to do.
I'm fine, except, you know, I broke my pelvis. And that's not much fun.
I'm particularly happy that the Ronald Reagan Building is both public and private, and embraces his lifelong belief... in free and open trade.
I'm very grateful that President Obama has lifted the restrictions on federal funding for embryonic stem cell research.
It is true that when you're in the White House alone, it is a lonely place. Big and lonely.
It is well known that my husband and Lady Thatcher enjoyed a very special relationship as leaders of their respective countries during one of the most difficult and pivotal periods in modern history. Ronnie and Margaret were political soul mates, committed to freedom and resolved to end Communism. History ;Freedom & Liberty
It's always written that my father was a rich, conservative John Bircher. That is untrue. He was not rich. He was not a John Bircher.
I've always gone for the more understated look.
I've had quite a life, when you stop and think about it. Life
Just say no to drugs!
My job is being 'Mrs. Ronald Reagan.'
My life really began when I married my husband. Life
My mother was a Democrat - southern Democrat, y'all.
Now science has presented us with a hope called stem cell research, which may provide our scientists with many answers that have for so long been beyond our grasp. Hope ;Science, Mathematics, Engineering & Technology
People don't understand that all presidents, the minute they become president, get a knock at the door. And there's a man there saying, 'Let's talk about your funeral.' At the time I thought, God, that's a terrible thing. Later on, I thought it was pretty wise. Time ;Religion & God
Remember, I'm a doctor's daughter. So obviously I'm interested in all medical things. Health, Healthcare & Medicine
The movies were custard compared to politics. Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising ;Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle
There is no job description for the first lady and she's only there because her husband got elected president.
There's a big, wonderful world out there for you. It belongs to you. It's exciting and stimulating and rewarding. Don't cheat yourselves out of this promise.
To my young friends out there: Life can be great, but not when you can't see it. So, open your eyes to life: to see it in the vivid colors that God gave us as a precious gift to His children, to enjoy life to the fullest, and to make it count. Say yes to your life. Life ;Religion & God
When people say, 'You have Alzheimer's,' you have no idea what Alzheimer's is. You know it's not good. You know there's no light at the end of the tunnel. That's the only way you can go. But you really don't know anything about it. And you don't know what to expect.
With Alzheimer's patients, you have to be very careful what you say when you're looking at them over their bed. Because once in a while, they understand it.
You just get up each day and put one foot in front of the other and go. You know, each day is different.
You know, the polls show that 70 percent of the people are for stem-cell research.
You learn something out of everything, and you come to realize more than ever that we're all here for a certain space of time, and, and then it's going to be over, and you better make this count. Time

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