Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.
Richard Milhous Nixon (191394)
Our idea is to create a situation in which those lands to which we have obligations or in which we have interests, if they are ready to fight a fire, should be able to count on us to furnish the hose and water.
President RICHARD M. NIXON, on-the-record interview with C. L. Sulzberger, March 8, 1971.The New York Times, March 10, 1971, p. 14.