Lyndon B. Johnson Quotes

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Lyndon Baines Johnson, aka LBJ, was the 36th president of the United States.

Born August 27, 1908
Died January 22, 1973

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Best 14 Quotes by Lyndon B. Johnson

“Being president is like being a jackass in a hailstorm. There's nothing to do but to stand there and take it.”

Lyndon B. Johnson

“Education is not a problem. Education is an opportunity.”

Lyndon B. 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 B. Johnson

“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

“Jerry Ford is so dumb he can't fart and chew gum at the same time.”

Lyndon B. Johnson

“Peace is a journey of a thousand miles and it must be taken one step at a time.”

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“The atomic bomb certainly is the most powerful of all weapons, but it is conclusively powerful and effective only in the hands of the nation which controls the sky.”

Lyndon B. Johnson

“The noblest search is the search for excellence.”

Lyndon B. Johnson

“There are no problems we cannot solve together, and very few that we can solve by ourselves.”

Lyndon B. Johnson

“We are not about to send American boys 9 or 10 thousand miles away from home to do what Asian boys ought to be doing for themselves.”

Lyndon B. Johnson

“We must open the doors of opportunity. But we must also equip our people to walk through those doors.”

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“While you're saving your face, you're losing your ass.”

Lyndon B. Johnson

“You aren't learning anything when you're talking.”

Lyndon B. Johnson

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

Lyndon B. Johnson