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Lyndon B. Johnson Quotes

(1908-1973), Thirty-sixth President of the USA

For this is what America is all about. It is the uncrossed desert and the unclimbed ridge. It is the star that is not reached and the harvest that is sleeping in the unplowed ground.

Category: America

I pray we are still a young and courageous nation, that we have not grown so old and so fat and so prosperous that all we can think about is to sit back with our arms around our money bags. If we choose to do that I have no doubt that the smoldering fires will burst into flame and consume us -- dollars and all.

Category: America

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

Category: Brotherhood

The separation of church and state is a source of strength, but the conscience of our nation does not call for separation between men of state and faith in the Supreme Being.

Category: Churches

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.

Category: Constitutions

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

Category: Courage

The noblest search is the search for excellence.

Category: Excellence

A man without a vote is man without protection.

Category: Government

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

Category: Invention And Inventor

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

Category: Knowledge

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

Category: Leaders And Leadership

You aren't learning anything when you're talking.

Category: Learning

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

Category: Neighbors

We must open the doors of opportunity.

Category: Opportunity

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

Category: Peace