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Lyndon B. Johnson

  • Our society is illuminated by the spiritual insights of the Hebrew prophets. America and Israel have a common love of human freedom, and they have a common faith in a democratic way of life.... Lyndon B. Johnson {view}
  • If there is one word that describes our form of society in America, it may be the word - voluntary... Lyndon B. Johnson {view}
  • Never trust a man whose eyes are too close to his nose... Lyndon B. Johnson {view}
  • 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 B. Johnson {view}
  • 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 B. Johnson {view}
  • The great society is a place where men are more concerned with the quality of their goods than with the quantity of their goods.... Lyndon B. Johnson {view}
  • This nation, this generation, in this hour has man's first chance to build a great society, a place where the meaning of man's life matches the marvels of man's labor... Lyndon B. Johnson {view}
  • To conclude that women are unfitted to the task of our historic society seems to me the equivalent of closing male eyes to female facts.... Lyndon B. Johnson {view}
  • I want to make a policy statement. I am unabashedly in favor of women.... Lyndon B. Johnson {view}