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Lyndon B. Johnson

Read through the most famous quotes from Lyndon B. Johnson

Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.

— Lyndon B. Johnson

#ours #recover #tomorrow #win #win or lose

If one morning I walked on top of the water across the Potomac River, the headline that afternoon would read "President Can't Swim.

— Lyndon B. Johnson


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 B. Johnson

#breaking #destroying #devised #different #down

I may not know much, but I know chicken shit from chicken salad.

— Lyndon B. Johnson


Education is not a problem. Education is an opportunity.

— Lyndon B. Johnson

#opportunity #problem

Don't Spit in the Soup, We All Gotta Eat

— Lyndon B. 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 B. Johnson

#benefits #cause #convey #examine #harms

When the burdens of the presidency seem unusually heavy, I always remind myself it could be worse. I could be a mayor.

— Lyndon B. Johnson

#burdens #could #heavy #i #i always

If one morning I walked on top of the water across the Potomac River, the headline that afternoon would read: "President Can't Swim."

— Lyndon B. Johnson

#across #afternoon #headline #i #morning

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 B. Johnson

#bed #bully #come #day #front

About Lyndon B. Johnson

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W. One of his first actions was to eliminate the seniority system in appointment to a committee while retaining it in terms of chairmanships. Though Kennedy may have intended this to remain a more nominal position Taylor Branch in Pillar of Fire contends that Johnson served to push the Kennedy administration's actions for civil rights further and faster than Kennedy originally intended to go.

Johnson a Democrat from Texas served as a United States Representative from 1937–1949 and as a Senator from 1949–1961 including six years as United States Senate Majority Leader two as Senate Minority Leader and two as Senate Majority Whip. The involvement stimulated a large angry antiwar movement based especially on university campuses in the U. Republican Richard Nixon was elected to succeed him.

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