Lyndon B. Johnson
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Lyndon B. Johnson
Every President wants to do right.
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.
I seldom think of politics more than eighteen hours a day.
They call upon us to supply American boys to do the job that Asian boys should do.
Whoever won’t fight when the President calls him, deserves to be kicked back in his hole and kept there.
I don’t believe I’ll ever get credit for anything I do in foreign affairs, no matter how successful it is, because I didn’t go to…
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.…
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…
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…
This is not Johnson’s war. This is America’s war. If I drop dead tomorrow, this war will still be with you.
Just like the Alamo, somebody damn well needed to go to their aid. Well, by God, I’m going to Viet Nam’s aid!
I once told Nixon that the Presidency is like being a jackass caught in a hail storm. You’ve got to just stand there and take…
One lesson you better learn if you want to be in politics is that you never go out on a golf course and beat the…
The CIA is made up of boys whose families sent them to Princeton but wouldn’t let them into the family brokerage business.
This administration here and now declares unconditional war on poverty.
Freedom is not enough.
A man can take a little bourbon without getting drunk, but if you hold his mouth open and pour in a quart, he’s going to…
I am a freeman, an American, a United States Senator, and a Democrat, in that order.
The Russians feared Ike. They didn’t fear me.
It is always a strain when people are being killed. I don’t think anybody has held this job who hasn’t felt personally responsible for those…
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