Lyndon Baines Johnson Quotes

The Great Society is a place where every child can find knowledge to enrich his mind and to enlarge his talents… It is a place where the city of man serves not only the needs of the body and the demands of commerce but the desire for beauty and the hunger for community… It is […]

If we are to live together in peace, we must come to know each other better.

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

The world has narrowed to a neighborhood before it has broadened to a brotherhood.

We are in the midst of a great transition from narrow nationalism to international partnership.

To hunger for use and to go unused is the worst hunger of all.

I knew from the start if I left a woman I really loved – the Great Society – in order to fight that bitch of a war (in Vietnam) – then I would lose everything at home. My hopes – my dreams.

Fuck your parliament and your constitution. We pay a lot of good American dollars to the Greeks. If your prime minister gives me talk about democracy, parliament and constitutions, he, his parliament, and his constitution may not last very long. (To the Greek ambassador, regarding Cyprus)

Organized crime constitutes nothing less than a guerrilla war against society.

I’d rather give my life than be afraid to give it.