"We have the opportunity to move not only toward the rich society and the powerful society, but upward to the Great Society."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Lyndon B. Johnson on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Lyndon B. Johnson on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Lyndon B. Johnson on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Lyndon B. Johnson on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."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."