21 Total Quotes

Sam Rayburn Quotes

Sam Rayburn
When you get too big a majority, you're immediately in trouble
Sam Rayburn
#Majority

Sam Rayburn
I will not deny that there are men in the district better qualified than I to go to Congress, but gentlemen, these men are not in the race.
Sam Rayburn
#American Politician #Congress

Sam Rayburn
The real actor has a direct line to the collective heart.
Sam Rayburn
#Acting And Actors

Sam Rayburn
If a man has common sense, he has all the sense there is.
Sam Rayburn
#American Politician

Sam Rayburn
You cannot be a leader, and ask other people to follow you, unless you know how to follow, too.
Sam Rayburn
#American Politician #Leadership

Sam Rayburn
Son, always tell the truth. Then you'll never have to remember what you said the last time.
Sam Rayburn
#American Politician

Sam Rayburn
You'll never get mixed up if you simply tell the truth. Then you don't have to remember what you have said, and you never forget what you have said.
Sam Rayburn
#American Politician

Sam Rayburn
Leadership must be established from the top down.
Sam Rayburn
#American Politician #Leadership

Sam Rayburn
If you want to get along, go along.
Sam Rayburn
#American Politician

Sam Rayburn
I like power and I like to use it.
Sam Rayburn
#American Politician #Power

Sam Rayburn
No one has a finer command of language than the person who keeps his mouth shut.
Sam Rayburn
#American Politician

Sam Rayburn
Too many critics mistake the deliberations of the Congress for its decisions
Sam Rayburn
#Criticism

Sam Rayburn
A damn independent boy; independent as a hog on ice.
Sam Rayburn
#American Politician

Sam Rayburn
Any jackass can kick a barn down, but it takes a carpenter to build it.
Sam Rayburn
#American Politician

Sam Rayburn
A jackass can kick a barn down, but it takes a carpenter to build one.
Sam Rayburn
#American Politician

Sam Rayburn
Too many critics mistake the deliberations of the Congress for its decisions.
Sam Rayburn
#American Politician

Sam Rayburn
When you get too big a majority, you're immediately in trouble.'
Sam Rayburn
#American Politician