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    I am not describing a distant utopia, but the kind of education which must be the great urgent work of our time. By the end of this decade, unless the work is well along, our opportunity will have slipped by.
    Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908–1973)

    The atomic bomb certainly is the most powerful of all weapons, but it is conclusively powerful and effective only in the hands of the nation which controls the sky.
    —Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908–1973)

    In my state, on the basis of the separate but equal doctrine, we have made enormous strides over the years in the education of both races. Personally, I think it would have been sounder judgment to allow that progress to continue through the process of natural evolution. However, there is no point crying about spilt milk.
    Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908–1973)

    A big family must be fun. I imagine it makes you feel you belong to something.
    —BarrĂ© Lyndon (1896–1972)

    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)

    Every quotation contributes something to the stability or enlargement of the language.
    —Samuel Johnson (1709–1784)