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Eddie Bernice Johnson Quotes and Sayings

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Generally speaking, historically in this country,
the care of a child has been thought of as female business.
- Eddie Bernice Johnson

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I came up in a family oriented towards the sick,
so I always felt an obligation for doing something.
- Eddie Bernice Johnson

There is not an issue that a woman cannot bring a perspective to.
- Eddie Bernice Johnson

We can't go all over the world killing people because we disagree with them.
- Eddie Bernice Johnson

 

Within a month I announced I was going to start this initiative:
A World of Women for World Peace.
- Eddie Bernice Johnson

Dallas was a Black and White society at that time;
it didn't have the diversity it has now.
- Eddie Bernice Johnson

All issues are women's issues - and there are several
that are just women's business.
- Eddie Bernice Johnson

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As lawmakers, we must assure the people of America
that our nation will not experience the nightmare of
the 2000 presidential election.
- Eddie Bernice Johnson

Our second phase was to develop a school curriculum that teaches tolerance,
respect for differences, conflict resolution,
anger management, and other attributes of peace.
- Eddie Bernice Johnson

We're going to have to look very seriously at what
we're doing right or wrong because we just keep losing.
- Eddie Bernice Johnson

When you have this many losses, you don't have a following.
- Eddie Bernice Johnson

I'm not the only one who feels the sting of continually losing.
- Eddie Bernice Johnson

Right after 9/11 there was a magazine with a cover of kids,
mostly 12-14 year-olds, who were being trained for military combat.
I thought that this had just gone too far.
- Eddie Bernice Johnson

I said we needed to organize women around the world to push peace.
- Eddie Bernice Johnson

We have to think about the future and what it is we
want to accomplish from this party.
- Eddie Bernice Johnson

Well, I happen to believe all business is female business.
- Eddie Bernice Johnson

The health effects of air pollution imperil human lives.
This fact is well-documented.
- Eddie Bernice Johnson

It takes ground activity to stimulate that Black vote.
- Eddie Bernice Johnson

This was the first time a woman in Dallas had won public office of any kind -
even women questioned whether or not I was qualified,
whether or not I could take it.
- Eddie Bernice Johnson

Our first phase was inviting all the women Ambassadors
who were here from other countries and trying to get
in touch with all the peace centers around the country
in order to focus on increasing the volume and activity toward peace.
- Eddie Bernice Johnson

There are still traces of discrimination against race and gender,
but it's a lot different than when I started out.
It just comes quietly, slowly, sometimes so quietly
that you don't realize it until you start looking back.
- Eddie Bernice Johnson

I try hard to convince them it's important -
but there's a history of discomfort with minorities
voting in some parts of this country,
so most especially the older people have to get accustomed to it.
- Eddie Bernice Johnson

During the election, I had three male opponents and we went into a runoff.
The front runner for the men was a native of Dallas
who had run at large before,
but I had a higher profile than him from my community service.
- Eddie Bernice Johnson

People generally complain about only two things:
when they have less than yesterday,
and when they have less than their neighbor.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The most successful people in life
are generally those who have the best information.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Take a chance! All life is a chance.
The man who goes farthest is generally
the one who is willing to do and dare.
- Dale Carnegie

The minority is always stronger than the majority,
because the minority is generally formed by those
who really have an opinion.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Increase of material comforts,
it may be generally laid down,
does not in any way whatsoever
conduce to moral growth.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

My compassionate intents are generally received clearly
and acted upon - perhaps not immediately,
or in exactly the way I hope -
but acted upon favorably, nonetheless.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Generally speaking, a howling wilderness does not howl:
it is the imagination of the traveler that does the howling.
- Henry David Thoreau

If we take the generally accepted definition of bravery
as a quality which knows no fear, I have never seen a brave man.
All men are frightened. The more intelligent they are,
the more they are frightened.
- George S. Patton

She generally gave herself very good advice,
(though she very seldom followed it).
- Lewis Carroll

It's not very heroic to slay dragons.
Dragons are generally very peaceful and well behaved.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The healthy man does not torture others -
generally it is the tortured who turn into torturers.
- Carl Jung

Truth always rests with the minority,
and the minority is always stronger than the majority,
because the minority is generally formed by those
who really have an opinion,
while the strength of a majority is illusory,
formed by the gangs who have no opinion -
and who, therefore, in the next instant
(when it is evident that the minority is the stronger)
assume its opinion... while truth again reverts to a new minority.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Wise kings generally have wise counselors;
and he must be a wise man himself who is capable of distinguishing one.
- Diogenes

Civilized countries generally adopt gold or silver or both as money.
- Alfred Marshall

The direct use of force is such a poor solution to any problem,
it is generally employed only by small children and large nations.
- David Friedman

A remark generally hurts in proportion to its truth.
- Will Rogers

A kitten is chiefly remarkable for rushing about like mad at nothing whatever,
and generally stopping before it gets there.
- Agnes Repplier

I know of no more disagreeable situation than to be
left feeling generally angry without anybody in particular to be angry at.
- Frank Moore Colby

The employer generally gets the employees he deserves.
- J. Paul Getty

Those Marriages generally abound most with Love and Constancy,
that are preceded by a long Courtship.
- Joseph Addison

The automobile, both a cause and an effect of this decentralization,
is ideally suited for our vast landscape and our generally
confused and contrary commuting patterns.
- Brock Yates

People who don't take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year.
People who do take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year.
- Peter Drucker

Lovers may be and indeed generally are enemies,
but they never can be friends, because there must always
be a spice of jealousy and a something of Self in all their speculations.
- George Byron

These capitalists generally act harmoniously and in concert,
to fleece the people.
- Abraham Lincoln

Our individual lives cannot, generally,
be works of art unless the social order is also.
- Charles Horton Cooley

Time is generally the best doctor.
- Ovid

I generally wade in blind and trust to fate and instinct to see me through.
- Peter Straub

There are two phases to a movie.
First you shoot the movie, and then you make the movie.
Generally, post-production is longer than filming.
- Keenen Ivory Wayans

In order to feel contempt, you generally need to cherish some kind of feelings.
- Ryszard Kapuscinski

You watch the Supreme Court in action on these cases,
and they are a conflicted court.
However, when it comes to speech issues generally,
the court has been protective.
- Jay Alan Sekulow

And I have no doubt that the American people generally
believe the world is safer,
and that we are safer, when we are stronger.
- Jeane Kirkpatrick

A small species of pinus was much prized,
and, when dwarfed in the manner of the Chinese,
fetched a very high price; it is generally grafted
on a variety of the stone pine.
- Robert Fortune

The charms of the passing woman are generally in direct
proportion to the swiftness of her passing.
- Marcel Proust

Yeah, I have been because, generally speaking,
to we Biblical literalists, the media is very hostile.
- Tim LaHaye

Laws are generally found to be nets of such a texture,
as the little creep through, the great break through,
and the middle-sized are alone entangled in it.
- William Shenstone

Generally, cars were not built to sit on dealer lots.
It encourages the wrong kind of behavior in the whole system.
- Rick Wagoner

Andrew Johnson was a Southerner generally who proclaimed
that his native state of Tennessee was a country for white men.
- Stephen Ambrose

Generally a chef's book is like a calling card or a
portfolio to display their personal work.
- Sally Schneider

I don't generally feel anything until noon,
then it's time for my nap.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

No constitution is or can be perfectly symmetrical,
what it can and must be is generally accepted as both fair and usable.
- Ferdinand Mount

A truly elegant taste is generally accompanied with excellency of heart.
- Henry Fielding

The forgotten man...
He works, he votes, generally he prays,
but his chief business in life is to pay.
- William Graham Sumner

At the lowest cognitive level, they are processes of experiencing,
or, to speak more generally, processes of intuiting
that grasp the object in the original.
- Edmund Husserl

She always says, my lord, that facts are like cows.
If you look them in the face hard enough they generally run away.
- Dorothy L. Sayers

It seems that this situation is not restricted to science
but is more generally human.
- Felix Bloch

Advertising generally works to reinforce consumer trends
rather than to initiate them.
- Michael Schudson

Blunders are an inescapable feature of war,
because choice in military affairs lies generally between the bad and the worse.
- Allan Massie

Shame is a fitter and generally a more effectual punishment
for a child than beating.
- Samuel Richardson


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