We will lay the foundation for our future capacity to meet America’s energy needs from America’s own resources.
President Richard Nixon
We cannot afford continued delays. We cannot afford prolonged vulnerability to foreign producers. We must act.
President Gerald Ford
We are the generation that will win the war on the energy problem and in that process, rebuild the unity and confidence of America.
President Jimmy Carter
Energy independence is the best preparation America can make for the future.
President Ronald Reagan
The Congress should…enact measures to increase domestic energy production and energy conservation – in order to reduce dependence on foreign oil.
President George H. W. Bush