Where flowers bloom so does hope.

— Lady Bird Johnson

The most sensitive Lady Bird Johnson quotes that will inspire your inner self

The environment is where we all meet;

where all have a mutual interest; it is the one thing all of us share.


Encourage & support your kids because "Children are apt to live up to what you believe of them.


Some may wonder why I chose wildflowers when there are hunger and unemployment and the big bomb in the world. Well, I, for one, think we will survive, and I hope that along the way we can keep alive our experience with the flowering earth. For the bounty of nature is also one of the deep needs of man.

Lady Bird Johnson quote Children are apt to live up to what you

Children are apt to live up to what you believe of them.


Almost every person, from childhood, has been touched by the untamed beauty of wildflowers.


My heart found its home long ago in the beauty, mystery, order and disorder of the flowering earth. I wanted future generations to be able to savor what I had all my life.


When I no longer thrill to the first snow of the season, I'll know I'm growing old.

Lady Bird Johnson quote Children are likely to live up to what y

Children are likely to live up to what you believe of them.


There is much the government can do and should do to improve the environment.

But even more important is the individual who plants a tree or cleans a corner of neglect. For it is the individual who himself benefits, and also protects a heritage of beauty for his children and future generations.


The way you overcome shyness is to become so wrapped up in something that you forget to be afraid.


Flowers in the city are like lipstick on a woman-it just makes you look better to have a little color.


The clash of ideas is the sound of freedom.


Every living person and thing responds to beauty.

We all thirst for it. We receive strength and renewal by seeing stirring and satisfying sites.


Native plants give us a sense of where we are in this great land of ours.

I want Texas to look like Texas and Vermont to look like Vermont.


About Lady Bird Johnson

Quotes 43 sayings
Nationality American
Profession First Lady
Birthday December 22, 1912

Perhaps no place in any community is so totally democratic as the town library.

The only entrance requirement is interest.


Walk away from it until you're stronger, All your problems will be there when you get back, but you'll be better able to cope.


The challenge we now face is to build on the record of the past, to continue accepting new responsibilities and seeking new opportunities to serve.


While the spirit of neighborliness was important on the frontier because neighbors were so few, it is even more important now because our neighbors are so many.


For me, books have been a life-long resource-to learning, laughter, solace, excitement, inspiration. At your library, the world awaits you, free for the asking.


Art is the window to man's soul. Without it, he would never be able to see beyond his immediate world; nor could the world see the man within.


Any committee is only as good as the most knowledgeable, determined and vigorous person on it. There must be somebody who provides the flame.


Every politician should have been born an orphan and remain a bachelor.


Children are apt to live up to what you believe of them.


Become so wrapped up in something that you forget to be afraid.


It's odd that you can get so anesthetized by your own pain or your own problem that you don't quite fully share the hell of someone close to you.


The coach has turned into a pumpkin and the mice have all run away.


Even though Christmas can be a lot of work, we all know the bustle is worth the bother.


How lucky we are to have such a treasure of memories.


I was keenly aware that I had a unique opportunity, a front row seat, on an unfolding story and nobody else was going to see it from quite the vantage point that I saw it.


No news at 4:30 a.m. is good.


I believe that one of the great problems for us as individuals is the depression and the tension resulting from existence in a world which is increasingly less pleasing to the eye.


We had a delicious dinner of too much.


Then there's the joy of getting your desk clean, and knowing that all your letters are answered, and you can see the wood on it again.


I've really tried to learn the art of clothes, because you don't sell for what you're worth unless you look good.


My special cause, the one that alerts my interest and quickens the pace of my life, is to preserve the wildflowers and native plants that define the regions of our land-to encourage and promote their use in appropriate areas, and thus help pass on to generation in waiting the quiet jobs and satisfactions I have known since my childhood.


I love Washington, but it is a self-important town.


I want us to know our world. If I lived in North Georgia on up through the Appalachians, I would be just as crazy about the mountain laurel as I am about [Texas] bluebonnets.


I have learned something about the job of being the President's wife.

She is not chosen by anyone except her husband and she really has no obligations except to him.


Science and time and necessity have propelled us, the United States, to be the general store of the world, dealers in everything. Most of all, merchants for a better way of life.


Wildflowers are the stuff of my heart!


Though the word beautification makes the concept sound merely cosmetic, it involves much more: clean water, clean air, clean roadsides, safe waste disposal and preservation of valued old landmarks as well as great parks and wilderness areas. To me … beautification means our total concern for the physical and human quality we pass on to our children and the future.


It is wonderful to be in on the creation of something, see it used, and then walk away and smile at it.


The First Lady is an unpaid public servant elected by one person - her husband.


A little stress and adventure is good for you, if nothing else, just to prove you are alive.