If Lincoln was alive today, he'd roll over in his grave.

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.

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

If the government is big enough to give you everything you want, it is big enough to take away everything you have.

I am a Ford, not a Lincoln." (On becoming vice president, December 1973).

I'll know I'm getting better at golf because I'm hitting fewer spectators.

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

An impeachable offense is whatever a majority of the Houseof Representatives considers it to be at a given moment inhistory.

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.

Richard Nixon was just offered $2 million by Schick to do a television commercial - for Gillette.

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

I believe that truth is the glue that holds government together, not only our government but civilization itself.

The three-martini lunch is the epitome of American efficiency. Where else can you get an earful, a bellyful and a snootful at the same time?

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.

Things are more like they are now than they have ever been.