Nations crumble from within when the citizenry asks of government those things which the citizenry might better provide for itself. …[I] hope we have once again reminded people that man is not free unless government is limited. There’s a clear cause and effect here that is as neat and predictable as a law of physics: As government expands, liberty contracts.

Nations crumble from within when the citizenry asks of government those things which the citizenry might better provide for itself. …[I] hope we have once again reminded people that man is not free unless government is limited. There’s a clear cause and effect here that is as neat and predictable as a law of physics: As government expands, liberty contracts.

– President Ronald Reagan