Gerald R. Ford Quotes

Gentlemen, in light of this discussion, I must really leave the room. I can't stay any longer. It wouldn't be proper for me to remain.

 
Context
Ford, then Vice President, was attending a Senate Republican policy luncheon during the Watergate crisis. The senators began discussing the possibility of sending a delegation to President Nixon, advising him to resign.
Gerald R. Ford
Gerald R. Ford
  • Born: July 14, 1913
  • Died: December 26, 2006
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: President

Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr. was an American politician who served as the 38th president of the United States from August 1974 to January 1977. Before his accession to the presidency, Ford served as the 40th vice president of the United States from December 1973 to August 1974. Ford is the only person to have served as both vice president and president without being elected to either office by the United States Electoral College.