30 Lyndon Baines Johnson Quotes

Best   Lyndon Baines Johnson Quotes

Lyndon Baines Johnson, commonly known as LBJ and Lyndon B. Johnson, was the 36th President of the United States from  year 1963 to 1969. He was born on August 27, 1908 and died on January 22, 1973.

His Birthday is celebrated annually as Lyndon Baines Johnson Day. Following are the best 30 Lyndon Baines Johnson quotes.

Lyndon Baines Johnson Quotes


“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 get sick on it.” » Lyndon Baines Johnson


“A man without a vote is man without protection.” » Lyndon Baines Johnson


“Any jackass can kick down a barn but it takes a good carpenter to build one.” » Lyndon Baines Johnson


Poverty Must Not Be A Bar To Learning And Learning Must Offer An Escape From Poverty. » Lyndon Baines Johnson


“Being president is like being a jackass in a hailstorm. There’s nothing to do but to stand there and take it.” » Lyndon Baines Johnson


“Curtis Le May wants to bomb Hanoi and Haiphong. You know how he likes to go around bombing.” » Lyndon Baines Johnson Lbjlib.utexas.edu


“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.” » Lyndon Baines Johnson


“Education is not a problem. Education is an opportunity.” » Lyndon Baines Johnson


“Every citizen will be able, in his productive years when he is earning, to insure himself against the ravages of illness in his old age.” » Lyndon Baines Johnson


“Every man has a right to a Saturday night bath.” » Lyndon Baines Johnson


I Want To Make A Policy Statement. I Am Unabashedly In Favor Of Women. » Lyndon Baines Johnson


“For Bird, still a girl of principles, ideals and refinement – from her admirer, Lyndon.” » Lyndon Baines Johnson


“Freedom is not enough.” » Lyndon Baines Johnson


“I believe the destiny of your generation-and your nation-is a rendezvous with excellence.” » Lyndon Baines Johnson


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“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 Harvard.” » Lyndon Baines Johnson


“I feel like I just grabbed a big juicy worm with a right sharp hook in the middle of it.” » Lyndon Baines Johnson


“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.” » Lyndon Baines Johnson


Every Man Has A Right To A Saturday Night Bath. » Lyndon Baines Johnson


“I hear the headlines on the radio, see them on TV and read them in the paper. When I hear from the men out there, I sometimes don’t believe they are talking about the same situation.” » Lyndon Baines Johnson


“I never trust a man unless I’ve got his pecker in my pocket.” » Lyndon Baines Johnson


“I want to make a policy statement. I am unabashedly in favor of women.” » Lyndon Baines Johnson


“I will do my best. That is all I can do. I ask for your help-and God’s.” » Lyndon Baines Johnson


“I’d rather give my life than be afraid to give it.” » Lyndon Baines Johnson


“If you let a bully come in your front yard, he’ll be on your porch the next day and the day after that he’ll rape your wife in your own bed.” » Lyndon Baines Johnson


Being President Is Like Being A Jackass In A Hailstorm. There'S Nothing To Do But To Stand There And Take It. » Lyndon Baines Johnson


“Organized crime constitutes nothing less than a guerilla war against society.” » Lyndon Baines Johnson


“Poverty must not be a bar to learning and learning must offer an escape from poverty.” » Lyndon Baines Johnson


“Presidents quickly realize that while a single act might destroy the world they live in, no one single decision can make life suddenly better or can turn history around for the good.” » Lyndon Baines Johnson


“The CIA is made up of boys whose families sent them to Princeton but wouldn’t let them into the family brokerage business.” » Lyndon Baines Johnson


“The hungry world cannot be fed until and unless the growth of its resources and the growth of its population come into balance. Each man and woman-and each nation –must make decisions of conscience and policy in the face of this great problem.” » Lyndon Baines Johnson Constitutioncenter.org


“The vote is the most powerful instrument ever devised by man for breaking down injustice and destroying the terrible walls which imprison men because they are different from other men.” » Lyndon Baines Johnson


Education Is Not A Problem. Education Is An Opportunity. » Lyndon Baines Johnson


“We have entered an age in which education is not just a luxury permitting some men an advantage over others. It has become a necessity without which a person is defenseless in this complex, industrialized society. We have truly entered the century of the educated man.” » Lyndon Baines Johnson


“You aren’t learning anything when you’re talking.” » Lyndon Baines Johnson


“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.” » Lyndon Baines Johnson


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