Quotes by Gerald Ford
Gerald Ford was the 38th President of the United States. Today, the only thing students learn about Ford is his pardon of Nixon. However, he also had an international policy of basically leaving other countries alone. Sadly, his legacy isn't all that great. It was mired by inflaction and a recession. Read some President Gerald Ford quotes below.
Tell the truth, work hard, and come to dinner on time.
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
When a man is asked to make a speech, the first thing he has to decide is what to say.
A government big enough to give you everything you want is a government big enough to take from you everything you have.
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.
History and experience tell us that moral progress comes not in comfortable and complacent times, but out of trial and confusion.
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.
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 have had a lot of adversaries in my political life, but no enemies that I can remember.
I am a Ford, not a Lincoln.
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