"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."
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."Lyndon B. Johnson on Frederick Douglass
"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman."Lyndon B. Johnson on Anais Nin
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance."Lyndon B. Johnson on Oscar Wilde
"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"Lyndon B. Johnson on Confucius
"Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men."Lyndon B. Johnson on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."