Lyndon B. Johnson Quotes
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Freedom is not enough.
Voting, the first duty of democracy.
Not merely a nation but a nation of nations.
Success only feeds the appetite of aggression.
More than any country, ours is an automobile society.
Poverty has many roots, but the tap root is ignorance.
I seldom think of politics more than eighteen hours a day.
More than any country ours [America] is an automobile society.
Science can not only make man richer—but science can make man better.
I will do my best. That is all I can do. I ask for your help - and God's.
Greater love hath no man than to attend the Episcopal Church with his wife.
You know, doing what is right is easy. The problem is knowing what is right.
Peace is a journey of a thousand miles and it must be taken one step at a time.
There is no greater wrong, in our democracy, than violent, willful disregard of law.
Law enforcement cannot succeed without the sustained—and informed—interest of all citizens.
Did you ever think that making a speech on economics is a lot like pissing down your leg? It seems hot to you, but it never does to anyone else.
Our nation's long neglect of minorities whose skin is dark is perhaps only a little worse than our neglect of another minority whose hair is white.
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.
In this age when there can be no losers in peace and no victors in war we must recognize the obligation to match national strength with national restraint.
I don't want loyalty, I want loyalty. I want him to kiss my ass in Macy's window at high noon and tell me it smells like roses. I want his pecker in my pocket.
Where legitimate opportunities are closed, illegitimate opportunities are seized. Whatever opens opportunity and hope will help to prevent crime and foster responsibility.
This is a moment that I deeply wish my parents could have lived to share. My father would have enjoyed what you have so generously said of me-and my mother would have believed it.
Until justice is blind to colour, until education is unaware of race, until opportunity is unconcerned with the colour of men's skins, emancipation will be a proclamation but not a fact.
The idea of a college education for all young people of capacity, provided at nominal cost by their own States, is very peculiarly American. We in America invented the idea. We in America have developed it with remarkable speed.
In this age when there can be no losers in peace and no victors in war, we must recognize the obligation to match national strength with national restraint.