Quotes by Lyndon B. Johnson
Lyndon B. Johnson was the 36th President of the United States. He came to office while serving as Vice President because of the assassination of President Kennedy. President Johnson is most notable for escalating the war in Vietnam and helping the Civil Rights movement in the United States. Read some of Lyndon B. Johnson's greatest quotes below.
Did you ever think that making a speech on economics is a lot like pissing down your leg? It seems hot to you, but it never does to anyone else.
A President's hardest task is not to do what is right, but to know what is right.
believe the destiny of your generation - and your nation - is a rendezvous with excellence.
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.
Any jackass can kick down a barn but it takes a good carpenter to build one.
If one morning I walked on top of the water across the Potomac River, the headline that afternoon would read: "President Can't Swim."
One lesson you better learn if you want to be in politics is that you never go out on a golf course and beat the President.
Presidents quickly realize that while a single act might destroy the world they live in, no one single decision can make life suddenly better or can turn history around for the good.
I once told Nixon that the Presidency is like being a jackass caught in a hail storm. You've got to just stand there and take it.
I am a freeman, an American, a United States Senator, and a Democrat, in that order.
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