Remembering Nancy Reagan — 17 Moving Quotes From The Former First Lady

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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

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I am a big believer that eventually everything comes back to you. You get back what you give out.

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My life really began when I married my husband.

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I always liked red. It’s a picker-upper.

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I see the first lady as another means to keep a president from becoming isolated.

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A lot of what acting is paying attention.

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I chose to have a career, and I enjoyed it while I had it.

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

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You just get up each day and put one foot in front of the other and go. You know, each day is different.

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A woman is like a tea bag. She only knows her strength when put in hot water.

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The White House belongs to all Americans. It’s supposed to be something we’re proud of.

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Don’t ever lose hope. Even when life seems bleak and hopeless, know that you are not alone.

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I’ve had quite a life, when you stop and think about it. Thought Catalog Logo Mark

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