"I'm a Ford, not a Lincoln."
— Gerald Ford
"Hi. My name's Gerry. I like movies!"
— Gerald Ford, Futurama
"It was a terrible time, not for the Republican Party, but for the presidency. It was such a wounded and enfeebled presidency...I mean, we had a president who had never been elected to anything except, what? A district in Michigan?"
—U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia
"Recently, a novelist thought to make a joke by putting President Ford's name in the title of a novel; thus, he sank his own book dead. Henry Ford, yes; Glenn Ford, too; but never the long-lost Gerald, who now neither is nor was."
—Gore Vidal, Palimpsest