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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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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

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

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Time is generally the best doctor.
- Ovid

Enlighten the people generally,
and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind
will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.
- Thomas Jefferson

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

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

An enemy generally says and believes what he wishes.
- Thomas Jefferson

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

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

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

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 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

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

I love the gallery, the arena of representation.
It's a commercial world, and morality is based generally around economics,
and that's taking place in the art gallery.
- Jeff Koons

Advances have fallen, generally, for everything except
the biggest potential bestsellers.
Given all the changes, both economic and technological,
SF hasn't done too badly.
- Alan Dean Foster

It is generally true that all that is required to make
men unmindful of what they owe God for any blessing
is that they should receive that blessing often and regularly.
- Richard Whately

Man is a strange animal.
He generally cannot read the handwriting on the wall
until his back is up against it.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

There are always at least five good films at the end
of the year to get nominated,
but generally speaking nowadays, it's more of the independent
films that are recognized.
- Mark Rydell

People generally quarrel because they cannot argue.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Men generally are afraid of a wife who has more understanding than themselves.
- Samuel Richardson

Husbands and wives generally understand when opposition will be vain.
- Jane Austen

Schools are generally feminine places,
institutions where conformity is valued,
taught largely by conformist women.
- Judith M. Bardwick

For some reason, I grew up generally believing that
Japan and Korea were quite friendly.
I do know that there is some bad history and the extremists
on both sides are unreasonable.
- Joichi Ito

I've never lost perspective on who I am.
Well, maybe briefly, but generally I'm pretty balanced.
- Sting

It's always felt natural, because I'm generally very comfortable with people.
- Bruce Springsteen

The man who is always worrying about whether or not
his soul would be damned generally has a soul that isn't worth a damn.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

When people are laughing, they're generally not killing one another.
- Alan Alda

Men of integrity are generally pretty obstinate,
in adhering to an opinion once adopted.
- William Cobbett

The soldiers' last meal is generally served out about
five o'clock in the afternoon,
sometimes earlier; and a stretch of fourteen hours
intervenes between then and breakfast.
- Patrick MacGill

But generally speaking, I tend to be quiet and introspective.
- Rowan Atkinson

It is remarkable that this people, though unarmed,
dares attack an armed foe; the infantry defy the cavalry,
and by their activity and courage generally prove victors.
- Giraldus Cambrensis

In the past, two colleagues died each season.
It was generally accepted this could happen.
- Jacky Ickx

Generally, you are held to a sound and that becomes your sound.
That gets branded as your sound, and all the copycats
start with it because the labels are looking for that sound.
- Randy Bachman

There's a sense of spontaneity, and no emphasis on jokes in this show.
People generally talk the way they talk in life if
you were in this particular situation.
- Larry David

Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally
discover everybody's face but their own.
- Jonathan Swift


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