Only two things are necessary to keep one's wife happy. One is to let her think she is having her own way, and the other is to let her have it.

Lyndon B. Johnson

Lyndon B. Johnson

Profession: President
Nationality: American

Some suggestions for you :

You aren't learning anything when you're talking.

What convinces is conviction. Believe in the argument you're advancing. If you don't you're as good as dead. The other person will sense that something isn't there, and no chain of reasoning, no matter how logical or elegant or brilliant, will win your case for you.

There are no problems we cannot solve together, and very few that we can solve by ourselves.

When the burdens of the presidency seem unusually heavy, I always remind myself it could be worse. I could be a mayor.

We have seen too much success to have become obsessed with failure.

The fifth freedom is freedom from ignorance.

This administration here and now declares unconditional war on poverty.

If one morning I walked on top of the water across the Potomac River, the headline that afternoon would read: 'President Can't Swim.'

Our numbers have increased in Vietnam because the aggression of others has increased in Vietnam. There is not, and there will not be, a mindless escalation.

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.

Whether we are New Dealer, Old Dealer, Liberty Leaguer or Red, whether we agree or not, we still have the right to think and speak how we feel.

Doing what's right isn't the problem. It is knowing what's right.

If two men agree on everything, you may be sure that one of them is doing the thinking.

You do not examine legislation in the light of the benefits it will convey if properly administered, but in the light of the wrongs it would do and the harms it would cause if improperly administered.