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Lady Bird Johnson

Read through the most famous quotes from Lady Bird Johnson

Perhaps no place in any community is so totally democratic as the town library. The only entrance requirement is interest.

— Lady Bird Johnson

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The clash of ideas is the sound of freedom.

— Lady Bird Johnson

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Children are apt to live up to what you believe of them.

— Lady Bird Johnson

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Become so wrapped up in something that you forget to be afraid.

— Lady Bird Johnson

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It's odd that you can get so anesthetized by your own pain or your own problem that you don't quite fully share the hell of someone close to you.

— Lady Bird Johnson

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Any committee is only as good as the most knowledgeable, determined and vigorous person on it. There must be somebody who provides the flame.

— Lady Bird Johnson

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No news at 4:30 a.m. is good.

— Lady Bird Johnson


Every politician should have been born an orphan and remain a bachelor.

— Lady Bird Johnson

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The First Lady is an unpaid public servant elected by one person - her husband.

— Lady Bird Johnson

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About Lady Bird Johnson

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She also served on the National Park Service Advisory Board and was the first woman to serve on National Geographic's Board of Trustees. Later life

After former President Johnson died of a heart attack in 1973 Lady Bird remained in the public eye honoring her husband and other Presidents. As the Vice-President's wife Lady Bird often served as a substitute for Jacqueline Kennedy at official events and functions.

After marrying LBJ in 1934 when he was a political hopeful in Austin Texas Lady Bird Johnson used a modest inheritance to bankroll his congressional campaign and then ran his office while he was serving in the navy. Next Lady Bird Johnson bought a radio station and then a TV station which would soon make them millionaires. Johnson was a lifelong advocate for beautifying the nation's cities and highways ("Where flowers bloom so does hope") and the Highway Beautification Act was informally known as Lady Bird's Bill.

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