Nancy Reagan, born Anne Frances Robbins

Nancy
Reagan, born Anne Frances Robbins
1921

American Actress, First Lady to President Ronald Reagan

Author Quotes

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.

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.

The movies were custard compared to politics.

There is no job description for the first lady and she's only there because her husband got elected president.

As I've said before, time is short, and life is precious.

I don't talk about political matters. That's not my department.

I'm particularly happy that the Ronald Reagan Building is both public and private, and embraces his lifelong belief... in free and open trade.

Embryonic stem cell research has the potential to alleviate so much suffering. Surely, by working together we can harness its life-giving potential.

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'm very grateful that President Obama has lifted the restrictions on federal funding for embryonic stem cell research.

Everything just fell into place with Ronnie and me. We completed each other.

I have been criticized and ridiculed for turning to astrology, but after a while, I reached the point where I didn't care.

It is true that when you're in the White House alone, it is a lonely place. Big and lonely.

Feminism is the ability to choose what you want to do.

I have been very happy with my homes, but homes really are no more than the people who live in them.

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.

For eight years, I was sleeping with the president, and if that doesn't give you special access, I don't know what does!

I must say acting was good training for the political life which lay ahead for us.

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.

From the moment I walked into the White House, it was as if I had no privacy at all.

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First Name
Nancy
Last Name
Reagan, born Anne Frances Robbins
Birth Date
1921
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American Actress, First Lady to President Ronald Reagan