Gerald R. Ford - Quotes

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The political lesson of Watergate is this: Never again must America allow an arrogant, elite guard of political adolescents to by-pass the regular party organization and dictate the terms of a national election. ---->>>

A government big enough to give you everything you want is a government big enough to take from you everything you have.

A government big enough to give you everything you want is a government big enough to take from you everything you have.

My fellow Americans, our long national nightmare is over. ---->>>

There are no adequate substitutes for father, mother, and children bound together in a loving commitment to nurture and protect. No government, no matter how well-intentioned, can take the place of the family in the scheme of things. ---->>>

Tell the truth, work hard, and come to dinner on time.

Tell the truth, work hard, and come to dinner on time.

I know I am getting better at golf because I am hitting fewer spectators.

I know I am getting better at golf because I am hitting fewer spectators.

History and experience tell us that moral progress comes not in comfortable and complacent times, but out of trial and confusion.

History and experience tell us that moral progress comes not in comfortable and complacent times, but out of trial and confusion.

If Lincoln were alive today, he'd be turning over in his grave. ---->>>

Our constitution works. Our great republic is a government of laws, not of men.

Our constitution works. Our great republic is a government of laws, not of men.

Teddy Roosevelt... once said, 'Speak softly and carry a big stick.' Jimmy Carter wants to speak loudly and carry a fly swatter. ---->>>

Truth is the glue that holds government together. ---->>>

I had a lot of experience with people smarter than I am. ---->>>

Our great Republic is a government of laws and not of men. Here, the people rule. ---->>>

A coalition of groups is waging a massive propaganda campaign against the president of the United States. an all-out attack. Their aim is total victory for themselves and total defeat for him. ---->>>

Even though this is late in an election year, there is no way we can go forward except together and no way anybody can win except by serving the people's urgent needs. We cannot stand still or slip backwards. We must go forward now together. ---->>>

The pat on the back, the arm around the shoulder, the praise for what was done right and the sympathetic nod for what wasn't are as much a part of golf as life itself. ---->>>

All my children have spoken for themselves since they first learned to speak, and not always with my advance approval, and I expect that to continue in the future. ---->>>

I love sports. Whenever I can, I always watch the Detroit Tigers on the radio. ---->>>

I had pro offers from the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers, who were pretty hard up for linemen in those days. If I had gone into professional football the name Jerry Ford might have been a household word today.

I had pro offers from the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers, who were pretty hard up for linemen in those days. If I had gone into professional football the name Jerry Ford might have been a household word today.

For millions of men and women, the church has been the hospital for the soul, the school for the mind and the safe depository for moral ideas. ---->>>

I am acutely aware that you have not elected me as your President by your ballots, so I ask you to confirm me with your prayers. ---->>>

I am a Ford, not a Lincoln. ---->>>

I would hope that understanding and reconciliation are not limited to the 19th hole alone. ---->>>

In all my public and private acts as your president, I expect to follow my instincts of openness and candor with full confidence that honesty is always the best policy in the end. ---->>>

My commitment to the security and future of Israel is based upon basic morality as well as enlightened self-interest. Our role in supporting Israel honors our own heritage. ---->>>

I cannot imagine any other country in the world where the opposition would seek, and the chief executive would allow, the dissemination of his most private and personal conversations with his staff, which, to be honest, do not exactly confer sainthood on anyone concerned. ---->>>

I watch a lot of baseball on the radio. ---->>>

Things are more like today than they have ever been before. ---->>>

An American tragedy in which we all have played a part. ---->>>

I have had a lot of adversaries in my political life, but no enemies that I can remember. ---->>>

When a man is asked to make a speech, the first thing he has to decide is what to say. ---->>>

It's the quality of the ordinary, the straight, the square, that accounts for the great stability and success of our nation. It's a quality to be proud of. But it's a quality that many people seem to have neglected. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 07-14, 1913
Birthplace:
Die: 12-26, 2006
Occupation: President
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Gerald Rudolph Ford, Jr. (born Leslie Lynch King, Jr.; July 14, 1913 – December 26, 2006) was an American politician who served as the 38th President of the United States from 1974 to 1977, following the resignation of Richard Nixon. Prior to this he served eight months as the 40th Vice President of the United States, following the resignation of Spiro Agnew (wikipedia)