Lyndon B. Johnson

Lyndon B. Johnson

American president

Lived from: 1908-173

Category: Politics

Quotes: Lyndon B. Johnson

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    I'd rather give my life than be afraid to give it.

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    Son, in politics you've got to learn that overnight chicken shit can turn to chicken salad.
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    A man without a vote is man without protection.
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    A president's hardest task is not to do what is right, but to know what is right.
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    A rioter with a Molotov cocktail in his hands is not fighting for civil rights any more than a Klansman with a sheet on his back and a mask on his face.
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    As man draws nearer to the stars, why should he not also draw nearer to his neighbor?
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    Boys, I may not know much, but I know chicken shit from chicken salad.
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    Doing what's right isn't the problem. It is knowing what's right.
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    Education is not a problem. Education is an opportunity.
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    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.
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    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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    I am going to build the kind of nation that President Roosevelt hoped for, President Truman worked for, and President Kennedy died for.
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    I'm the only president you've got.
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    If two men agree on everything, you may be sure that one of them is doing the thinking.
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    If we are to live together in peace, we must come to know each other better.
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