Gerald R. Ford

38th President of the United States; appointed vice president and succeeded Nixon when Nixon resigned (1913-)

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As I rejected amnesty, so I reject revenge. I ask all Americans who ever asked for goodness and mercy in their lives, who ever sought forgiveness for their trespasses, to join in rehabilitating all the casualties of the tragic conflict of the past. (On Americans who avoided conscription during the Vietnam War, to Veterans of Foreign Wars)Rate it:
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. (On Watergate crisis)Rate it:
My fellow Americans, our long national nightmare is over. (On succeeding Richard M Nixon as president)Rate it:
A government big enough to give you everything you want is a government big enough to take from you everything you have.Rate it:
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.Rate it:
An American tragedy in which we all have played a part. (On Watergate, announcing pardon of former President Richard M Nixon)Rate it:
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.Rate it:
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.Rate it:
It can go on and on, or someone must write 'The End' to it. I have concluded that only I can do that. And if I can, I must.Rate it:
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.Rate it:
Our constitution works. Our great republic is a government of laws, not of men.Rate it:
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.Rate it:
Things are more like they are now than they have ever been.Rate it:

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