Definitions for: Johnson


[n] 17th President of the United States; was elected Vice President and succeeded Lincoln when Lincoln was assassinated; was impeached but acquitted by one vote (1808-1875)
[n] 36th President of the United States; was elected Vice President and succeeded Kennedy when Kennedy was assassinated (1908-1973)
[n] English writer and lexicographer (1709-1784)



Synonyms: Andrew Johnson, Dr. Johnson, LBJ, Lyndon Baines Johnson, Lyndon Johnson, President Andrew Johnson, President Johnson, President Lyndon Johnson, Samuel Johnson

See Also: author, Chief Executive, lexicographer, lexicologist, President, President of the United States, writer

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Famous Quotes Containing Johnson:


I was sent down to Cuba. Everything had been prepared with the help of Congressman Johnson and his staff.

-- Erich Leinsdorf (Austrian Celebrity)

President Johnson did not want the Vietnam War to broaden. He wanted the North Vietnamese to leave their brothers in the South alone.

-- William Westmoreland (American Soldier)

I was trying to learn about Lyndon Johnson when he was young and creating his first political machine in the Texas hill country. I moved there for three years. You had to learn that world.

-- Robert Caro (American Writer)

The Peace Corps is a sort of Howard Johnson's on the main drag into maturity.

-- Paul Theroux (American Novelist)

Magic Johnson, former basketball player, may run for mayor of LA in the next election. Remember the good 'ol days when only qualified people ran for office like actors and professional wrestlers.

-- Jay Leno (American Comedian)

We're gonna release a studio album probably a year from now and we've got these recordings that we did with Coco Taylor and Johnny Johnson, who was Chuck Berry's piano player.

-- James Young (American Musician)

President Johnson put destroyers in harm's way in the Tonkin Gulf not only once, but several times, with the, with a lot of his people hoping that it would lead to a confrontation and claiming that it had. And could have resulted in the lost of many lives in the course of it.

-- Daniel Ellsberg (American Celebrity)

To what derision should I be exposed from a thousand quarters!- An unlearned female entering the lists of criticism against the mighty Johnson!

-- Anne Seward ( -)

And the big issue here, I think, is that the publisher took over the editorial pages, a guy named Jeff Johnson. He's an accountant from Chicago, doesn't know anything about what newspapers are supposed to be about, and he made a decision to get rid of the column.

-- Robert Scheer (American Journalist)

I could do John Wayne, Jack Benny, Jack Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson and entertain my friends. But I never seriously considered it as a career choice.

-- Phil Hartman (Canadian Actor)

And now, I still really don't care that much but now I have music playing all the time at home, which is a first for me. Whatever. Everything from Ani DiFranco to Dave Matthews to Jack Johnson and Norah Jones.

-- Jennifer Garner (American Actress)

I was introduced to Congressman Lyndon B. Johnson. The young Congressman was very friendly.

-- Erich Leinsdorf (Austrian Celebrity)

During the Samuel Johnson days they had big men enjoying small talk; today we have small men enjoying big talk.

-- Fred Allen (American Comedian)

But I've got to think of myself as the luckiest guy. Robert Johnson only had one album's worth of work as his legacy. That's all that life allowed him.

-- David Bowie (English Musician)

Anyway, so here I was caught between Johnson on the one side, who was my leader, I was his whip, and here was my dear friend, personal friend, Kennedy, and they're going to go into my state and ruin it. What am I going to do?

-- George Smathers (American Politician)

Neither Johnson nor his party nor the government as a whole were willing to raise, train, equip, and then send Vietnam sufficient manpower to do the job.

-- Stephen Ambrose (American Historian)

This is not Johnson's war. This is America's war. If I drop dead tomorrow, this war will still be with you.

-- Lyndon B. Johnson (American President)

Johnson had been the most powerful man in the world, yet the North Vietnamese and the Vietcong had resisted, overcome his power, broken his will.

-- Stephen Ambrose (American Historian)

President Johnson offered the middle of the road.

-- Lew Wasserman (American Producer)

Rarely in my 45 years as a civil rights lawyer have I been so angry about an injustice as I am about what happened to Billy Ray Johnson.

-- Morris Dees (American Lawyer)

When I was introduced to Johnson he was a freshman Congressman.

-- Erich Leinsdorf (Austrian Celebrity)

In the immediate aftermath of the hurricane, I sent a letter to EPA Administrator Stephen L Johnson urging him to waive regulations to allow for the early sale of winter grade fuel to help with gasoline shortages and gasoline prices.

-- Bob Ney (American Politician)

I am very proud to come back, to speak on the disinterested effort we have made and I believe that, with all due respect, that the decisions we made, when we turned our final report over to President Johnson, will stand in history.

-- John Sherman Cooper (American Politician)

Hyperbole was to Lyndon Johnson what oxygen is to life.

-- Bill Moyers (American Journalist)

Robert Johnson? No, I didn't know him, personally.

-- Muddy Waters (American Musician)

You might say that Lyndon Johnson is a cross between a Baptist preacher and a cowboy.

-- Lyndon B. Johnson (American President)

I believe Johnson understood that the reason was Vietnam. I also believe that he felt that if there was a way to communicate the real issues in Vietnam, that the reasons would be answered or understood. But there was just no way to communicate.

-- Lew Wasserman (American Producer)

American GIs don't fight this unjust immoral and illegal war of Johnson's.

-- Hanoi Hannah (Vietnamese Celebrity)

I thought Nixon was the worst President we had ever had, save only perhaps Andrew Johnson.

-- Stephen Ambrose (American Historian)

I suppose no person ever enjoyed with more relish the infusion of this fragrant leaf than did Johnson.

-- James Boswell (Scottish Lawyer)

I became quite taken over by Johnson's personality at some points while writing the biography, and since I went straight on to The Closed Circle afterwards, I did sometimes feel I could hear him whispering in my ear while I was working on it.

-- Jonathan Coe (English Novelist)

I don't know what that gas is made of, but it can't smell any worse than Ernie Johnson 's gym bag.

-- Charles Barkley (American Athlete)

My thought was I should try to stick with names that people may recognize like Robert Johnson, Son House, and Hoagy Carmichael, so if somebody cared to research, they would find a wealth of material.

-- John Mellencamp (American Musician)

Mr Johnson should remember that I am not just anyone and that he is only president of the United States by the grace of my son's action.

-- Marguerite Oswald ( -)

I grew up listening to spiritual music, Blind Willie Johnson and folk.

-- Ben Harper (American Musician)


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