Lyndon B. Johnson Quotes
"Jerry Ford is so dumb he can't fart and chew gum at the same time."
"The poor suffer twice at the rioter's hands. First, his destructive fury scars their neighborhood; second, the atmosphere of accommodation and consent is changed to one of hostility and resentment."
"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."
"I want to make a policy statement. I am unabashedly in favor of women."
"I'm tired. I'm tired of feeling rejected by the American people. I'm tired of waking up in the middle of the night worrying about the war."
"Jack was out kissing babies while I was out passing bills. Someone had to tend the store."
"I'm willin' for any solution-religious, political. I'm not going to keep offerin' to negotiate so much because they turn us down each time. It indicates a weakness on our part."
"When the burdens of the presidency seem unusually heavy, I always remind myself it could be worse. I could be a mayor."
"A President's hardest task is not to do what is right, but to know what is right."
"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."
"I don't know what it will take out there - 500 casualties maybe, maybe 500,000. It's the aughts that scare me."
"We live in a world that has narrowed into a neighborhood before it has broadened into a brotherhood."
"The great society is a place where men are more concerned with the quality of their goods than with the quantity of their goods."
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