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Lyndon B. Johnson Quotes on Vietnam War

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Our purpose in Vietnam is to prevent the success of aggression. It is not conquest, it is not empire, it is not foreign bases, it is not domination. It is, simply put, just to prevent the forceful conquest of South Vietnam by North Vietnam.


We are not about to send American boys 9 or 10 thousand miles away from home to do what Asian boys ought to be doing for themselves.


Our objective in South Vietnam has never been the annihilation of the enemy. It has been to bring about a recognition in Hanoi that its objective – taking over the South by force – could not be achieved.


Boys, it is just like the Alamo. Somebody should have by God helped those Texans. I’m going to Vietnam.

Funny Lyndon B. Johnson Quotes

Did you ever think that making a speech on economy is a lot like pissing down your leg? It seems hot to you, but it never does to anyone else.


I have learned that only two things are necessary to keep one’s wife happy. First, let her think she’s having her own way. And second, let her have it.


Heck by the time a man scratches his behind, clears his throat, and tells me how smart he is, we’ve already wasted fifteen minutes.

Lyndon B. Johnson Quotes on Civil Rights

A rioter with a Molotov cocktail in his hands is not fighting for civil rights any more than a Klansman with a sheet on his back and mask on his face. They are both more or less what the law declares them: lawbreakers, destroyers of constitutional rights and liberties and ultimately destroyers of a free America.


The vote is the most powerful instrument ever devised by man for breaking down injustice and destroying the terrible walls which imprison men because they are different from other men.


This Civil Rights Act is a challenge to all of us to go to work in our communities and our states, in our homes and in our hearts, to eliminate the last vestiges of injustice in our beloved country. So tonight I urge every public official, every religious leader, every business and professional man, every working man, every housewife – I urge every American – to join in this effort to bring justice and hope to all our people, and to bring peace to our land.

Lyndon B. Johnson Quotes on Poverty

As it was 189 years ago, so today the cause of America is a revolutionary cause. And I am proud this morning to salute you as fellow revolutionaries. Neither you nor I are willing to accept the tyranny of poverty, nor the dictatorship of ignorance, nor the despotism of ill health, nor the oppression of bias and prejudice and bigotry. We want change. We want progress. We want it both abroad and at homeand we aim to get it.


The final conquest of poverty is within our grasp.


In many places, classrooms are overcrowded and curricula are outdated. Most of our qualified teachers are underpaid, and many of our paid teachers are unqualified. So we must give every child a place to sit and a teacher to learn from. Poverty must not be a bar to learning, and learning must offer an escape from poverty.


When I was young, poverty was so common that we didn’t know it had a name.

Lyndon B. Johnson Quotes on Economy

Every child must be encouraged to get as much education as he has the ability to take. We want this not only for his sake – but for the future of our nation’s sake. Nothing matters more to the future of our country: not our military preparedness – for armed might is worthless if we lack the brainpower to build world peace; not our productive economy – for we cannot sustain growth without trained manpower; not our democratic system of government – for freedom is fragile if citizens are ignorant.


Did you ever think that making a speech on economy is a lot like pissing down your leg? It seems hot to you, but it never does to anyone else.


Republicans simply don’t know how to manage the economy.


So here is the Great Society. It’s the time – and it’s going to be soon – when nobody in this country is poor.

Lyndon B. Johnson Quotes on Tent

Better to have him inside the tent pissing out, than outside the tent pissing in.

Lyndon B. Johnson Quotes on Democracy

If we fail now, then we will have forgotten in abundance what we learned in hardship: that democracy rests on faith; freedom asks more than it gives; and the judgment of God is harshest on those who are most favored.


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


Education is ‘the guardian genius of our democracy.’ Nothing really means more to our future, not our military defenses, not our missiles or our bombers, not our production economy, not even our democratic system of government. For all of these are worthless if we lack the brain power to support and sustain them.


We preach the virtues of democracy abroad. We must practice its duties here at home. Voting is the first duty of democracy.

Lyndon B. Johnson Quotes about Politics

There is but one way for a president to deal with Congress, and that is continuously, incessantly, and without interruption. If it is really going to work, the relationship has got to be almost incestuous.


Until justice is blind to color, until education is unaware of race, until opportunity is unconcerned with the color of men’s skins, emancipation will be a proclamation but not a fact.


If anybody has any idea of hoarding our silver coins, let me say this. Treasury has a lot of silver on hand, and it can be, and it will be used to keep the price of silver in line with its value in our present silver coin. There will be no profit in holding them out of circulation for the value of their silver content.


If one morning I walked on top of the water across the Potomac River, the headline that afternoon would read: ‘President Can’t Swim.’

Lyndon B. Johnson Quotes about War

If a single act of folly was more responsible for this explosion than any other it was the arbitrary and dangerous announced decision that the Straits of Tiran would be closed. The right of innocent, maritime passage must be preserved for all nations


The guns and the bombs, the rockets and the warships, are all symbols of human failure.


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I wake up 5 a.m. some mornings and hear the planes coming in at National Airport and I think they are bombing me.


A rioter with a Molotov cocktail in his hands is not fighting for civil rights any more than a Klansman with a sheet on his back and mask on his face. They are both more or less what the law declares them: lawbreakers, destroyers of constitutional rights and liberties and ultimately destroyers of a free America.