A woman is like a teabag — only in hot water do you realize how strong she is.
This is also often attributed to Eleanor Roosevelt. If this is correct, the attribution to Mrs. Reagan may have been derived from a quoting of Mrs. Roosevelt.
Variant: A woman is like a tea bag, you cannot tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.
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 it were not for the death penalty.
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 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 very happy with my homes, but homes really are no more than the people who live in them.
I think a woman gets more if she acts feminine.
I was sleeping with the President, and if that doesn't give you special access, I don't know what does!
Just say no to drugs!
My life really began when I married my husband.
Pornography is pornography, what is there to see? Movies are attempting to destroy something that's supposed to be the most beautiful thing a man and a woman can have by making it cheap and common. It's what you don't see that's attractive.
The movies were custard compared to politics.
The Sixties, of course, was the worst time in the world to try and bring up a child. They were exposed to all these crazy things going on.