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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.

AUTHOR: Richard Milhous Nixon (1913–94)
QUOTATION: In our own lives, let each of us ask—not just what government will do for me, but what can I do for myself?
ATTRIBUTION: President RICHARD M. NIXON, second inaugural address, January 20, 1973.—Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: Richard Nixon, 1973, p. 14.
SUBJECTS: Government—citizen participation