"The Russians feared Ike. They didn't fear me."
"A nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people."Lyndon B. Johnson on John F. Kennedy
"Pick the day. Enjoy it - to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come... The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present - and I don't want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future."Lyndon B. Johnson on Audrey Hepburn
"I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death."Lyndon B. Johnson on Thomas Paine
"We fear violence less than our own feelings. Personal, private, solitary pain is more terrifying than what anyone else can inflict."Lyndon B. Johnson on Jim Morrison
"What is needed, rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance, is understanding fear that means, watch it, learn about it, come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear, not how to escape from it."Lyndon B. Johnson on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"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. We have truly entered the century of the educated man."
"I will do my best. That is all I can do. I ask for your help - and God's."
"The CIA is made up of boys whose families sent them to Princeton but wouldn't let them into the family brokerage business."
"Our most tragic error may have been our inability to establish a rapport and a confidence with the press and television with the communication media. I don't think the press has understood me."
"Education is not a problem. Education is an opportunity."