"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."
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."Gerald R. Ford on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."Gerald R. Ford on Oscar Wilde
"Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."Gerald R. Ford on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."Gerald R. Ford on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."Gerald R. Ford on William Shakespeare
"I would hope that understanding and reconciliation are not limited to the 19th hole alone."
"History and experience tell us that moral progress comes not in comfortable and complacent times, but out of trial and confusion."
"I had a lot of experience with people smarter than I am."
"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."
"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."