Quotes by Lyndon B. Johnson

  • 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.


    Wives

  • Legislation should not be judged by the benefits it will convey if properly administered – but by the harm it will do if it is badly applied.


    Laws

  • If one morning I walked on top of the water across the Potomac River, the headline that afternoon would read: PRESIDENT CAN’T SWIM.


    Criticism

  • Better to have him inside the tent pissing out rather than outside the tent pissing in.
    [on J.Edgar Hoover]


    Compromise