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Lyndon Johnson
Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.
Lyndon Johnson
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Lyndon Johnson
If future generations are to remember us more with gratitude than sorrow, we must achieve more than just the miracles of technology. We must also leave them a glimpse of the world as it was created, not just as it looked when we got through with it.
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We have entered an age in which education is not just a luxury permitting some men an advantage over others. It has become a necessity without which a person is defenseless in this complex, industrialized society.
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We will stand firm in Vietnam.
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In our home there was always prayer-aloud, proud and unapologetic.
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#Home

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The exercise of power in this century has meant for all of us in the United States not arrogance, but agony.
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I have learned that only two things are necessary to keep one's wife happy. First, let her think she's having her own way. And second, let her have it.
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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.
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It is important that the United States remain a two-party system. I'm a fellow who likes small parties and the Republican Party can't be too small to suit me.
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If there is one word that describes our form of society in America, it may be the word - voluntary
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For Bird, still a girl of principles, ideals and refinement - from her admirer, Lyndon.
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To conclude that women are unfitted to the task of our historic society seems to me the equivalent of closing male eyes to female facts.
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When I was young, poverty was so common that we didn't know it had a name.
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A president's hardest task is not to do what is right but to know what is right
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Being president is like being a jackass in a hailstorm. There's nothing to do but to stand there and take it.
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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.
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I believe, with abiding conviction, that this people-nurtured by their deep faith, tutored by their hard lessons, moved by their high aspirations-have the will to meet the trials that these times impose.
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#Conviction

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A man without a vote is man without protection.
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Did you ever think that making a speech on economics is a lot like pissing down your leg? It seems hot to you, but it never does to anyone else.
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I hear the headlines on the radio, see them on TV and read them in the paper. When I hear from the men out there, I sometimes don't believe they are talking about the same situation.
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#Headlines

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Never trust a man whose eyes are too close to his nose
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#Eyes

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The world has narrowed into a neighborhood before it has broadened into a brotherhood
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#Brotherhood

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It is the common failing of totalitarian regimes that they cannot really understand the nature of our democracy. They mistake dissent for disloyalty. They mistake restlessness for a rejection of policy. They mistake a few committees for a country. They misjudge individual speeches for public policy.
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#Democracy