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    This Administration has declared unconditional war on poverty and I have come here this morning to ask all of you to enlist as volunteers. Members of all parties are welcome to our tent. Members of all races ought to be there. Members of all religions should come and help us now to strike the hammer of truth against the anvil of public opinion again and again until the ears of this Nation are open, until the hearts of this Nation are touched, and until the conscience of America is awakened.
    Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908–1973)

    Mr. Speaker, Mr. President, Members of the House, Members of the Senate, my fellow Americans, all I have I would have given gladly not to be standing here today.
    —Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908–1973)

    Whoever won’t fight when the President calls him, deserves to be kicked back in his hole and kept there.
    Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908–1973)

    All radio is dead. Which means that these tape recordings I’m making are for the sake of future history. If any.
    —BarrĂ© Lyndon (1896–1972)

    God damnit, why must all those journalists be such sticklers for detail? Why, they’d hold you to an accurate description of the first time you ever made love, expecting you to remember the color of the room and the shape of the windows.
    —Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908–1973)

    O black and unknown bards of long ago, How came your lips to touch the sacred fire?
    —James Weldon Johnson (1871–1938)