born 1912


her quotes

all quotes by Lady Bird Johnson (5)

"Any committee is only as good as the most knowledgeable, determined, and vigorous person on it. There must be somebody who provides the flame."

A White House Diary | 1960s

"Although we may not be able to save every single species, we can each do our part to protect them. Some of the answers lie as close as our own backyards."

A Letter From Lady Bird | january 1982

"Beauty in nature nourishes us and brings joy to the human spirit; it also is one of the deep needs of people everywhere."

A Letter From Lady Bird | january 1982

"Where flowers bloom, so does hope."

Where Flowers Bloom, So Does Hope {references her signature saying} | december 1997

"My heart found its home long ago in the beauty, mystery, order and disorder of the flowering earth."

Lady Bird Johnson: Photo Gallery | january 2002
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