Posts Tagged ‘Lyndon B. Johnson’

Quote of the day, Aug. 27

August 28, 2017

Lyndon B. Johnson, on injustice

“We all know that the roots of injustice run deep. But violence cannot redress a solitary wrong, or remedy a single unfairness.”

Quote of the day, Sept. 4

September 4, 2016

Lyndon B. Johnson

“The world has narrowed to a neighbourhood before it has broadened to a brotherhood.”

Quote of the day, May 28

May 28, 2015

Lyndon B. Johnson, on government (1965)

“The essence of our American tradition of State and local governments is the belief expressed by Thomas Jefferson that government is best which is closest to the people. (more…)

Quote of the day, June 3

June 3, 2014

Lyndon B. Johnson, on leadership (1965)

“A President’s hardest task is not do do what is right, but to know what is right.”

Quote of the day, April 7

April 7, 2012

Lyndon B. Johnson, on voting

“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.”

Quote of the day, March 18

March 18, 2011

Lyndon B. Johnson, on reporters

“The fact that a man is a newspaper reporter is evidence of some flaw of character.”