Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.
Gerald Rudolph Ford (1913 )
We must proceed with our own energy development. Exploitation of domestic petroleum and natural gas potentialities, along with nuclear, solar, geothermal, and non-fossil fuels is vital. We will never again permit any foreign nation to have Uncle Sam over a barrel of oil.
Vice President GERALD R. FORD, speech to the Anti-Defamation League of Bnai Brith, West Palm Beach, Florida, January 26, 1974.Congressional Record, February 4, 1974, vol. 120, p. 2044.