Quotes by American President Lyndon B. Johnson

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

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

You aren't learning anything when you're talking. Lyndon B. Johnson

Boys, I may not know much, but I know chicken shit from chicken salad. Lyndon B. Johnson

There are no problems we cannot solve together, and very few that we can solve by ourselves. Lyndon B. Johnson

Jerry Ford is so dumb he can't fart and chew gum at the same time. Lyndon B. Johnson

Whoever won't fight when the President calls him, deserves to be kicked back in his hole and kept there. Lyndon B. Johnson

This is not Johnson's war. This is America's war. If I drop dead tomorrow, this war will still be with you. Lyndon B. Johnson

Just like the Alamo, somebody damn well needed to go to their aid. Well, by God, I'm going to Viet Nam's aid! Lyndon B. Johnson
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I'd rather give my life than be afraid to give it. Lyndon B. Johnson

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

We live in a world that has narrowed into a neighborhood before it has broadened into a brotherhood. Lyndon B. Johnson

Doing what's right isn't the problem. It is knowing what's right. Lyndon B. Johnson

As man draws nearer to the stars, why should he not also draw nearer to his neighbor? Lyndon B. Johnson

Peace is a journey of a thousand miles and it must be taken one step at a time. Lyndon B. Johnson

A president's hardest task is not to do what is right, but to know what is right. Lyndon B. Johnson

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

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 dont like to say this and wish I didnt have to add these words to make it clear but I willregardless of color, creed, ancestry, sex or age. Lyndon B. Johnson
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Europe has been at peace since 1945. But it is a restless peace thats shadowed by the threat of violence. Europe is partitioned. An unnatural line runs through the heart of a very great and a very proud nation Germany. History warns us that until this harsh division has been resolved, peace in Europe will never be secure. We must turn to one of the great unfinished tasks of our generationand that unfinished task is making Europe whole again. Lyndon B. Johnson
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In the last few decades entire new categories of waste have come to plague and menace the American scene. Pollution is growing at a rapid rate. Pollution destroys beauty and menaces health. It cuts down on efficiency, reduces property values and raises taxes. Almost all these wastes and pollutions are the result of activities carried on for the benefit of man. A prime national goal must be an environment that is pleasing to the senses and healthy to live in. Our Government is already doing much in this field. We have made significant progress. But more must be done. Lyndon B. Johnson
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