Lyndon Baines Johnson Quotes

It is the common failing of totalitarian regimes that they cannot really understand the nature of our democracy. They mistake dissent for disloyalty. They mistake restlessness for a rejection of policy. They mistake a few committees for a country. They misjudge individual speeches for public policy

Lyndon Baines Johnson

A compassionate government keeps faith with the trust of the people and cherishes the future of their children

Lyndon Baines Johnson

I want to make a policy statement. I am unabashedly in favor of women

Lyndon Baines Johnson

Democracy is a constant tension between truth and half-truth and, in the arsenal of truth, there is no greater weapon than fact

Lyndon Baines Johnson

If two men agree on everything, you can be sure one of them is doing the thinking.

Lyndon Baines Johnson

John F. Kennedy was the victim of the hate that was a part of our country. It is a disease that occupies the minds of the few but brings danger to the many.

Lyndon Baines Johnson

There can no longer be anyone too poor to vote.

Lyndon Baines Johnson

The American people have a right to air that they and their children can breathe without fear.

Lyndon Baines Johnson

I report to you that our country is challenged at home and abroad: that it is our will that is being tried and not our strength; our sense of purpose and not our ability to achieve a better America

Lyndon Baines Johnson

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