Lyndon Johnson Quotes


40 Lyndon Johnson quotes:



"I believe, with abiding conviction, that this people-nurtured by their deep faith, tutored by their hard lessons, moved by their high aspirations-have the will to meet the trials that these times impose."
Author: Johnson Quotes Category: Conviction Quotes
"The moon and other celestial bodies should be free for exploration and use by all countries. No country should be permitted to advance a claim of sovereignty."
"It should be a place where each individual's dignity and self-respect is strengthened by the respect and affection of his neighbors. It should be a place where each of us can find the satisfaction and warmth which comes from being a member of the community of man. This is what man sought at the dawn of civilization. It is what we seek today."
Author: Johnson Quotes Category: Affection Quotes
"Never trust a man whose eyes are too close to his nose"
Author: Johnson Quotes Category: Eyes Quotes
"There's so much that we have yet to do -- the hunger in the world, the sickness in the world, the poverty in the world. We must apply some of the great talents that we've applied to space to all these problems, and get them done, and get them done in the spirit of what's the greatest good for the greatest number."
Author: Johnson Quotes Category: Hunger Quotes
"Poverty has many roots, but the tap root is ignorance"
Author: Johnson Quotes Category: Ignorance Quotes
"You've got to work things out in the cloakroom, and when you've got them worked out, you can debate a little before you vote."
"Being president is like being a jackass in a hailstorm. There's nothing to do but to stand there and take it."
"At the desk where I sit, I have learned one great truth. The answer for all our national problems - the answer for all the problems of the world - come to a single word. That word is education"
Author: Johnson Quotes Category: Education Quotes
"We have talked long enough in this country about equal rights. It is time now to write the next chapter-and to write it in the books of law."
Author: Johnson Quotes Category: Country Quotes
"If there is one word that describes our form of society in America, it may be the word - voluntary"
Author: Johnson Quotes Category: America Quotes
"The Great Society is a place where every child can find knowledge to enrich his mind and to enlarge his talents. It is a place where the city of man serves not only the needs of the body and the demands of commerce but the desire for beauty and the hunger for community. It is a place where men are more concerned with the quality of their goals than the quantity of their goods."
Author: Johnson Quotes Category: Knowledge Quotes Twentieth Century Quotes
"When I was young, poverty was so common that we didn't know it had a name."
"You do not examine legislation in the light of the benefits it will convey if properly administered, but in the light of the wrongs it would do and the harms it would cause if improperly administered."
Author: Johnson Quotes Category: American President Quotes Legislation Quotes
"To conclude that women are unfitted to the task of our historic society seems to me the equivalent of closing male eyes to female facts."
"Every man has a right to a Saturday night bath."
"The exercise of power in this century has meant for all of us in the United States not arrogance, but agony."
"Learn from your dreams what you lack."
Author: Johnson Quotes Category: Dreams Quotes
"You aren't learning anything when you're talking."
Author: Johnson Quotes Category: Learning 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



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