Lyndon B. Johnson Quotes

22 Lyndon B. Johnson quotes:

"Peace is a journey of a thousand miles and it must be taken one step at a time."
Author: Johnson Quotes Category: Peace Quotes
"I have learned that only two things are necessary to keep one's wife happy. First, let her think she's having her own way. And second, let her have it."
Author: Johnson Quotes Category: Marriage Quotes
"Being president is like being a jackass in a hailstorm. There's nothing to do but to stand there and take it."
Author: Johnson Quotes Category: History Quotes
"If one morning I walked on top of the water across the Potomac River, the headline that afternoon would read: "President Can't Swim."
Author: Johnson Quotes Category: History Quotes
"The Russians feared Ike. They didn't fear me."
Author: Johnson Quotes Category: History Quotes
"In our home there was always prayer - aloud, proud and unapologetic."
"For this is what America is all about. It is the uncrossed desert and the unclimbed ridge. It is the star that is not reached and the harvest that is sleeping in the unplowed ground."
Author: Johnson Quotes Category: America Quotes
"I pray we are still a young and courageous nation, that we have not grown so old and so fat and so prosperous that all we can think about is to sit back with our arms around our money bags. If we choose to do that I have no doubt that the smoldering fires will burst into flame and consume us -- dollars and all."
Author: Johnson Quotes Category: America Quotes
"The noblest search is the search for excellence."
Author: Johnson Quotes Category: Excellence Quotes
"I'd rather give my life than be afraid to give it."
Author: Johnson Quotes Category: Courage Quotes
"I am concerned about the whole man. I am concerned about what the people, using their government as an instrument and a tool, can do toward building the whole man, which will mean a better society and a better world."
"I am making a collection of the things my opponents have found me to be and, when this election is over, I am going to open a museum and put them on display."
"It may be, it just may be, that life as we know it with its humanity is more unique than many have thought."
"Jack was out kissing babies while I was out passing bills. Someone had to tend the store."
"John F. Kennedy was the victim of the hate that was a part of our country. It is a disease that occupies the minds of the few but brings danger to the many."
"Our most tragic error may have been our inability to establish a rapport and a confidence with the press and television with the communication media. I don't think the press has understood me."
"I am going to build the kind of nation that President Roosevelt hoped for, President Truman worked for, and President Kennedy died for."
Author: Johnson Quotes Category: Vision Quotes
"There can no longer be anyone too poor to vote."
Author: Johnson Quotes Category: Voting Quotes
"As man draws nearer to the stars, why should he not also draw nearer to his neighbor?"
Author: Johnson Quotes Category: Neighbors Quotes
"Heck by the time a man scratches his behind, clears his throat, and tells me how smart he is, we've already wasted fifteen minutes."

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