Facts about Betty Ford

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Summary

Betty Ford was a famous First Lady from USA, who lived between April 8, 1918 and July 8, 2011. She became 93 years old.

Zodiac etc.

She is born under the zodiac aries, who is known for Active, Demanding, Determined, Effective, Ambitious. Our collection contains 15 quotes who is written / told by Betty.

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Famous quotes by Betty Ford (15)


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"We're full all the time. And people do have good success and I think one of the programs at the center, the Continuing Care, helps them with their success. Because it's difficult the first year"
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"This is a place where you can go, that you can feel safe and look inside yourself and discover yourself"
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"The search for human freedom can never be complete without freedom for women"
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"Not my power, but the power of the position, a power which could be used to help"
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"My makeup wasn't smeared, I wasn't disheveled, I behaved politely, and I never finished off a bottle, so how could I be alcoholic?"
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"It's always been my feeling that God lends you your children until they're about eighteen years old. If you haven't made your points with them by then, it's too late"
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"Isn't that wonderful? When we drove through several of the places we lived - Grand Rapids, Washington - they all had those placards. That they stood by the street and had in their hands placards that said 'Gerald Our Ford'. That meant so much to us as we were driving into Washington"
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"I'll never forget the day that I was told I would have to have a mastectomy. My reaction to the words was total denial"
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"I think once I made up my mind that I was allergic to alcohol, and that's what I learned, it made sense to me. And I think it was kind of pointed out that you know if you were allergic to strawberries, you wouldn't eat strawberries. And that made sense to me"
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"I really didn't want to have my name on the center, because it just seemed like it was too much of a personal thing"
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"I know I was an alcoholic because I was preoccupied whether alcohol was going to be served or not"
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"I have an independent streak. You know, it's kind of hard to tell a independent woman what to do"
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"I believe the equal rights amendment is a necessity of life for all citizens. The cabinet sometimes felt that I shouldn't be so outspoken"
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"But my activities have been pretty much focused in the last almost 30 years on the recovery, of my own recovery, the understanding for my family of my recovery"
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"And I have always told the patients when I talk to them. When they come around and say, "What will you have to drink? Oh that's right you don't drink." Just speak up and say, 'Of course I drink. But I just don't drink alcohol.'"


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