Lyndon Baines Johnson

1808 - 1973

A Quote by Lyndon Baines Johnson on friends, friendship, enemies, and enmity

(Of his nemesis, the late former FBI director J. Edgar Hoover)
It's better to have him inside the tent pissing out than outside pissing in.

Lyndon Baines Johnson (1808 - 1973)

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A Quote by Lyndon Baines Johnson on boot, instructions, and stupidity

The Organization of American States couldn't pour piss out of a boot if the instructions were written on the heel.

Lyndon Baines Johnson (1808 - 1973)

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A Quote by Lyndon Baines Johnson on losing

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While you're saving your face, you're losing your ass.

Lyndon Baines Johnson (1808 - 1973)

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A Quote by Lyndon Baines Johnson on citizenship, discovery, fighting, nations, and taxes

In 1790, the nation which had fought taxation without representation discovered that some of its citizens weren't much happier about taxation with representation.

Lyndon Baines Johnson (1808 - 1973)

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A Quote by Lyndon Baines Johnson on agreement, men, and thinking

If two men agree on everything, you can be sure one of them is doing the thinking.

Lyndon Baines Johnson (1808 - 1973)

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A Quote by Lyndon Baines Johnson

You do not examine legislation in the light of the benefits it will convey if properly administered, but in the light of the wrongs it would do and the harms it would cause if improperly administered.

Lyndon Baines Johnson (1808 - 1973)

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A Quote by Lyndon Baines Johnson

If we must disagree, let's disagree without being disagreeable.

Lyndon Baines Johnson (1808 - 1973)

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A Quote by Lyndon Baines Johnson on life

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

Lyndon Baines Johnson (1808 - 1973)

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A Quote by Lyndon Baines Johnson

Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.

Lyndon Baines Johnson (1808 - 1973)

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A Quote by Lyndon Baines Johnson on peace

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

Lyndon Baines Johnson (1808 - 1973)

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