Lyndon Baines Johnson Quotes

What convinces is conviction.

Make no mistake. There is no such thing as a conventional nuclear weapon.

It is the genius of our Constitution that under its shelter of enduring institutions and rooted principles there is ample room for the rich fertility of American political invention.

If you have a mother-in-law with only one eye and she has it in the center of her forehead, don’t keep her in the living room.

Conservation is ethically sound. It is rooted in our love of the land, our respect for the rights of others, our devotion to the rule of law.

I believe that the essence of government lies with unceasing concern for the welfare and dignity and decency and innate integrity of life for every individual. I don’t like to say this and wish I didn’t have to add these words to make it clear but I will – regardless of color, creed, ancestry, sex […]

The family is the cornerstone of our society. More than any other force it shapes the attitudes, the hopes, the ambitions, and the values of the child. And when the family collapses it is the children that are usually damaged. When it happens on a massive scale, the community itself is crippled. So, unless we […]

We don’t propose to sit here in our rocking chair with our hands folded and let the Communists set up any government in the Western Hemisphere.

Now, another thing, the crotch, down where your nuts hang, it’s always a little too tight. So when you make them up, give me an inch where I can let it out there, because they cut me. They’re just like riding a wire fence… Leave me… about an inch to where the front of the […]

I hope that you of the IPA (International Platform Association) will go out into the hinterland and rouse the masses and blow the bugles and tell them that the hour has arrived and their day is here; that we are on the march against the ancient enemies and we are going to be successful.