Betty Ford Quotes (33 quotes)
“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.”
The times of my life (1978 edition), Ballantine Books - ISBN: 9780345280794
“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?”
Betty, a glad awakening (1987 edition), Doubleday Books
America's most influential first ladies (1992 edition) - ISBN: 9781881508007
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsBetty Ford
Born: April 8, 1918
Died: July 8, 2011 (aged 93)
Occupation: First Lady
Bio: Elizabeth Ann Bloomer Warren Ford, better known as Betty Ford, was First Lady of the United States from 1974 to 1977 during the presidency of her husband Gerald Ford. As First Lady, she was active in social policy and created precedents as a politically active presidential wife.
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