Johnson Quotes

Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Johnson Quotes from famous authors such as Lindy Boggs, Rich Paul, Henry Rollins, Claire Fox, Robert Palmer. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!

Well, Hale was one of the first people who suggested to President Johnson that there should be a commission.
Lindy Boggs
Magic understands what it’s like to be LeBron. He was a 6’9” point guard. He was an MVP. But he was also Tragic Johnson.
Rich Paul
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was vigorously and vociferously opposed by the Southern states. President Lyndon B. Johnson signed it into law nonetheless.
Henry Rollins
I confess that when I hear Boris Johnson’s slogan let’s get Brexit done it sends a chill. Because it’s let’s get Brexit done so we can focus on the important domestic issues.
Claire Fox
I had an invitation to contribute a track to a Robert Johnson tribute album, and it was the first time I’d done anything like that in my life. I was not brought up with the blues or anything like that, and I really, really enjoyed it.
Robert Palmer
I have the best style to defeat the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world – Demetrious Johnson.
Henry Cejudo
Patrick Lencioni, Spencer Johnson, and Stephen Covey are great communicators.
Ken Blanchard
People oftentimes refer to me as ‘Mr. Smith Goes to Washington.’ So, I’m Mr. Johnson. I’m a complete outsider.
Ron Johnson
I wore a pink Betsey Johnson dress to my prom, and I pretty much looked like a pink cupcake. I loved that dress!
Sarah Gadon
Christopher Isherwood’s eponymous character in ‘Mr Norris Takes the Train’ reminds me of Boris Johnson, who seems to have stumbled and bumbled into power.
Dawn Foster
Chris Johnson was outstanding early.
Jeff Fisher
Yeah, Patrice Johnson is an incredible actress. She makes it real easy to cry when she cries.
Lolly Adefope
During the 1937 congressional election campaign, Johnson’s group probably paid $5,000 to Elliott Roosevelt, one of Franklin Roosevelt’s sons, for a telegram in which Elliott suggested that the Roosevelt family favored Lyndon Johnson.
Robert Dallek
Jerry West really helped a lot, and so did players like Magic Johnson. That’s why, at the end of my career, I wanted to finish my career with the Lakers.
Vlade Divac
We protected Andre Johnson, given him long-term contracts. Brian Cushing’s got a long-term contract. Arian Foster. So certain key players, core players, we’ve tried not to tie them up for a long period of time.
Bob McNair
To go back and read Swift and Defoe and Samuel Johnson and Smollett and Pope – all those people we had to read in college English courses – to read them now is to have one of the infinite pleasures in life.
David McCullough
That’s what we want to do here at Johnson Space Center. I think what we have always brought to NASA and brought to the country is trying to push the boundaries, trying to go to the next level.
Ellen Ochoa
The very fact Boris Johnson is the favourite to succeed May says everything about how vacuous and morally bankrupt our politics has become.
Gina Miller
Only Boris Johnson will get the best Brexit deal for Britain, defeat Jeremy Corbyn’s divisive shambles of an opposition, and govern the United Kingdom in the national interest.
Priti Patel
It’s funny: a lot of roles I do read for mention physical presence – like, ‘built like a quarterback’ – and for me, it’s pretty boring because I don’t want that to be the most important thing. I’m not trying to be Dwayne Johnson.
Jai Courtney
Bud Johnson, God rest his soul of fame, a tenor saxophonist. Bud was always a big, big, big booster of mine and he always when I first met Bud in Pittsburgh when he came through there, he heard me sing and he wanted me to come to Chicago.
Billy Eckstine
I watched Magic Johnson on tape. I didn’t have a chance to watch him live. I remember I was 12 or 13, watching games, going to the gym and trying to mimic what they do. Steve Nash, Jason Kidd, all those guys.
Ricky Rubio
I sleep each night a little better, a little more confidently, because Lyndon Johnson is my president.
Jack Valenti
I respect Demetrious Johnson. I respect him as a human being. He always acts like a professional, he’s a nice guy, but that still doesn’t mean that I can’t say that he’s scared to fight me.
T.J. Dillashaw
Gary Johnson’s refusal or inability to name a single foreign leader, current or former, whom he admired, showed that he is not ready for the presidency.
Christine Todd Whitman
Book sales and teens reading is always a fantastic thing, but we should also be celebrating and consuming the huge wealth of U.K. and U.K.-based writing and illustrating talent. Authors such as Charlie Higson, Darren Shan, Holly Smale, Tanya Byrne, Catherine Johnson, Sophie Mckenzie, to name but a few.
Malorie Blackman
They can’t have Randy Johnson and Curt Schilling lose a game.
Keith Hernandez
So this guy, Jeff Johnson, who is an accountant who cares nothing at all about a free press and cares nothing about journalism, he’s a right winger who supported the war, you know, who two years ago told people he couldn’t stand a word that I wrote.
Robert Scheer
Boris Johnson tried to prorogue parliament to get his disaster of a Brexit through, bringing hundreds of thousands out onto the streets for the ‘Stop The Coup’ protests, and seeing his cynical strategy overturned by the Supreme Court in the process.
Clive Lewis
Much of the conventional wisdom associated with Vietnam was highly inaccurate. Far from an inevitable result of the imperative to contain communism, the war was only made possible through lies and deceptions aimed at the American public, Congress, and members of Lyndon Johnson’s own administration.
H. R. McMaster
Blind Willie Johnson is a pretty big vocal influence. He can be very harsh, like gargly, gruff vocals, but also just slip into some very delicate, vulnerable soft stuff. I like that combination.
Benjamin Booker
The best player I ever played with was Dennis Johnson.
Larry Bird
Lady Bird Johnson did more than plant flowers in public places. She served the country superbly by planting environmental values in the minds of the nation’s leaders and citizens.
Stewart Udall
In my opinion, Jimmie Johnson should be our most popular guy because he’s won seven championships.
Kevin Harvick
I first came on the scene during the Johnson years and that crowd was out all the time enjoying themselves. Nixon wasn’t particularly social but a lot of the people in his administration were.
Sally Quinn
I think David Johnson is getting better, if that’s possible. I think he’s a really good player. I think he can do a lot of things. He’s big. He’s explosive. He can catch the ball out of the backfield. You can line him up out wide. I think he’s a very dynamic player.
Luke Kuechly
I used to look at my team-mates like Lindsay Johnson and Rachel Brown, who were full-time teachers and trained in the night. I was like, ‘I’m not going to do that.’ I always believed I’d go full time.
Toni Duggan
Rian Johnson’s ‘Looper’ is inventive, entertaining, and thought-provoking in every way a movie can be. It is in fact the kind of movie that reminds us why we watch them and make them, a beautifully told story that deserves to be not only remembered, but acknowledged for its writing.
Jason Reitman
I just did this movie with Kristin Wiig called ‘The Skeleton Twins.’ That’s a straight drama. We play estranged twins, and I end up moving in with her and her husband, played by Luke Wilson. But it’s a drama, and the Duplass Brothers produced it and this great guy, Craig Johnson, directed it. And that was great, you know?
Bill Hader
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
Like Lyndon Johnson, President Obama understands that timidity in a time of troubles is a prescription for failure.
Robert Dallek
My favorite point guard, growing up, was Magic Johnson. The reason why I say that is he was a winner, and he did everything in his power to make his teammates better. That’s what the game is all about as a point guard.
Stephon Marbury
Andrew Johnson was a Southerner generally who proclaimed that his native state of Tennessee was a country for white men.
Stephen Ambrose
I’d love to do a golf movie. I turned down Don Johnson’s role in ‘Tin Cup.’ I regret that.
Dennis Quaid
One of the most unusual shuttles operates at the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historic Site in Texas, carrying visitors on a one and one-half hour trip past Johnson’s birthplace, the family cemetery and ranch house, and through the ranch.
Michael Frome
In the last 100 years only Presidents George H.W. Bush, Jimmy Carter and Gerald Ford lost their bids for reelection. President Lyndon Johnson did not run for a second term.
Juan Williams
I say over and over again that I am just standing on the shoulders of so many who have set this path for me, and they may not be seen or recognized or have been given an opportunity to have a voice, but I’m here representing all of those dancers. Dance Theatre of Harlem Virginia Johnson, Tai Jimenez, Lauren Anderson.
Misty Copeland
I wouldn’t know who Michael Johnson was if he didn’t run fast times.
Christian Coleman
Obviously I’d love to see Demetrious Johnson, you know, ‘Demetrious Johnson $500,000 payout baby,’ absolutely.
Demetrious Johnson
When former president Lyndon B. Johnson unveiled his plans for the program that would become Medicaid, he reflected on the future of public policy in the United States.
Brian Schatz
The Lockheed Skunk Works, led by Kelly Johnson, was responsible for its Advanced Development Projects – everything from the P-80, the first U.S. jet fighter plane, to the U-2 and A-12 spy planes.
Steve Blank
It’s all matchups, and I knew that I matched up well against ‘Rumble’ Johnson.
Daniel Cormier
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
I was a highlight coordinator. My job was to go in and watch games, watch and type. Basically every time the camera frame changed, I had to log it as something: ‘Emmitt Smith rushed for 4 yards… Close-up of Jimmy Johnson on the sidelines… 37-yard field goal.’
Tom Herman
Scotty Johnson is a guy who I’ve worked with on a lot of my tours and albums, and I’m always blown away by his musical knowledge and playing.
Paul Gilbert
The consequences of President Johnson’s campaign of deliberate deception regarding Vietnam could hardly have been more catastrophic for the nation, the military, the president, his party, and the presidency itself.
Eric Alterman
My dream role is Jack Johnson, the first black heavyweight champion.
Mahershala Ali
I’m not serving in the same party as Boris Johnson. He’s proved that he’s incapable of holding high office, never mind being prime minister. He’s not true to what he believes in.
Anna Soubry
The best-kept secret about Don Johnson is the fact that he is a terrific actor.
Michael Mann
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
Look at guys like Demetrious Johnson, who’s the pound-for-pound best fighter in the world. Why isn’t he on the largest pay scale? Why are there people that aren’t even champions making more money?
Tyron Woodley
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
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
When I grew up Carl Lewis was still running, Maurice Greene was running – he was that figure I see, like Michael Johnson. I really wanted to look up to the fast guys – so those two guys were some of the guys I looked up to.
Tyson Gay
Johnson Publishing offered me an opportunity to build back iconic brands like ‘Ebony’ and ‘Jet’ magazines.
Desiree Rogers
A lot of people say Michael Jordan and all of that. But Magic Johnson and my dad were my role models.
Jae Crowder
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
Kevin Johnson is the kind of guy that gives guys trouble. He gives a lot of guys trouble. He gave Vitali Klitschko trouble.
Paulie Malignaggi
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
There is no inherent power in the office of the vice presidency. Zero. None. It’s all a reflection of your relationship with the president. I mean, Kennedy never let Johnson in the office.
Joe Biden
As far as Gary Johnson is concerned, he is not a credible person on foreign policy. We need somebody like that. He doesn’t understand religious liberty. I have some other concerns about his suitability and reliability in, you know, for the presidency. I just don’t think he’s a credible option.
Evan McMullin
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
Donald Trump’s mini-me, Boris Johnson, is in the ascendant: the Tory crown is his to lose. But his colleagues know he’s an incompetent, a man who cares only for himself, who was fired twice – by a newspaper editor and a party leader – over allegations of dishonesty.
Owen Jones
I was in Independence, Missouri when Johnson signed the Medicare bill, with Truman standing there. Truman had first proposed Medicare, but couldn’t get it through.
Helen Thomas
Stanley Johnson’s going to be a great player in this league.
Jae Crowder
Lyndon Johnson was a profoundly insecure man who feared dissent and craved reassurance. In 1964 and 1965, Johnson’s principal goals were to win the presidency in his own right and to pass his Great Society legislation through Congress.
H. R. McMaster
I always watched Michael Jordan and Magic Johnson, and I said I could be playing on the court with them.
Stephon Marbury
Presidents have to decide what their popularity is for. Lyndon Johnson probably understood best that political popularity is a wasting asset. You had to use it when you had it.
H. W. Brands
Ultimately, Boris Johnson and the political and financial support behind his Brexit project are probably the biggest threat to both British democracy and the post-war welfare state settlement we’ve faced in the post-war period.
Clive Lewis
After the 1960s and ’70s, there were real doubts about whether a mortal man could handle the country’s highest office. It had destroyed Johnson, corrupted Nixon, and overwhelmed Ford and Carter.
Nancy Gibbs
I have seen periods of progress followed by reaction. I have seen the hopes and aspirations of Negroes rise during World War II, only to be smashed during the Eisenhower years. I am seeing the victories of the Kennedy and Johnson Administrations destroyed by Richard Nixon.
Bayard Rustin
I watched a lot of Scottie Pippen, Magic Johnson, Kevin Durant, and a lot of Paul Pierce. I used to watch Tracy McGrady as well along with Kevin Garnett.
Giannis Antetokounmpo
I did nothing worse than Lyndon Johnson. He was for segregation when he thought he had to be. I was for segregation, and I was wrong. The media has rehabilitated Johnson; why won’t it rehabilitate me?
George Wallace
Every president has to live with the result of what Lyndon Johnson did with Vietnam, when he lost the trust of the American people in the presidency.
Robert Caro
I was introduced to Congressman Lyndon B. Johnson. The young Congressman was very friendly.
Erich Leinsdorf
I will always believe that my vote, and the votes of my Lib Dem colleagues, are the best thing I can do to save this country from a no-deal Brexit and save it from Boris Johnson.
Layla Moran
I’m not trying to emulate or imitate. But I do believe that I embody that spirit from Robert Johnson on up.
CeeLo Green
Dr. Johnson has said that the chief glory of a country arises from its authors. But then that is only as they are oracles of wisdom; unless they teach virtue, they are more worthy of a halter than of the laurel.
Jane Porter
There’s a great op-ed piece by Kurt Johnson, who runs The List Project, that I recommend everyone read. He was talking about how he’s been trying to get out of Iraq who were our allies, who are now subject to torture, and their families are being killed because of their alliance to the United States.
Rory Kennedy
Ever since John Kennedy, Democrats have had a weakness for dashing younger men like Bill Clinton and Barack Obama and, I suppose, Jimmy Carter. They balance their tickets with senior statesmen – Lyndon Johnson, Joe Biden, Walter Mondale. (Al Gore was young but played ancient).
Joe Klein
Boris Johnson was elected on a strategy that went down well with members, but was inevitably going to collide with reality and unravel. And it’s happened more quickly than it might have done, for reasons for which he and his team are responsible.
David Gauke
When you think about the Knicks, you associate Patrick Ewing with the Knicks, you associate Walt Frazier with the Knicks. If I do all the right things and perform up to my capabilities, I hope you associate Larry Johnson with the Knicks someday, too.
Larry Johnson
For Liberal Democrats, the political choice between the hard Brexit menus offered by Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt might seem about as tempting as arsenic verses strychnine.
Ed Davey
I looked up to Magic Johnson a lot. He was a tall point guard who found his teammates and had a good time.
John Wall
Medicare is a promise we made to seniors more than four decades ago. When President Johnson signed Medicare into law, one in three seniors lived in poverty. Half of seniors had no health coverage at all.
John Garamendi
What’s going to build my name the most is by beating Demetrious Johnson. I think he’s the best pound-for-pound in the world. I’d love that fight.
T.J. Dillashaw
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
Once upon a time – in the days of Margaret Thatcher and John Major – I would have rejoiced in a Conservative Party landslide in Britain. But now, Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s victory fills me with fear and foreboding.
Max Boot
I think the greatest player I’ve ever played against was Magic Johnson. Next, was Larry Bird. Then, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
John Salley
Johnson Publishing has been built on filling a need for African-Americans. This is what’s happening with E Style. There was nothing that addressed the specific needs of African-American women.
Linda Johnson Rice
Someone like Van Johnson can spend 52 weeks a year on the road because he doesn’t have a family.
Bob Crane
John Dos Passos, Raymond Carver, Flaubert and William Maxwell were all very influential when I first started writing. Now, the writers I’m most interested in are the writers who are most unlike me: for example, Denis Johnson.
Jonathan Dee
I liked Kennedy. So far, he is the only American president who could talk with me and with whom I could talk. I know Johnson, but I have not yet a clear opinion of him.
I really love the Olympics: Daley Thompson’s back-flip, Derek Redmond’s father helping him finish the 400m after his hamstring snapped at the 1992 Games in Barcelona, Carl Lewis, Michael Johnson, Sir Steve Redgrave – childhood memories are flooded with these moments and idols.
Giles Duley
I don’t know if Gary Johnson is out there doing a campaign, actually. I think he’s talking to press a little bit, but I don’t think they hold events.
Jill Stein
Think about one of the most powerful influences on a young child’s life – the absence of a father figure. Look back on recent presidents, and you’ll find an absent, or weak, or failed father in the lives of Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama.
Jeff Greenfield
I always modeled my game after the guys from Miami. Chad Ochocinco, Santana Moss, Andre Johnson. I used to love Roscoe Parrish as a returner.
Antonio Brown
President Johnson and I have a lot in common. We were both born in small towns and we’re both fortunate in the fact that we think we married above ourselves.
Richard M. Nixon
I don’t know why my success has been greater in XFINITY cars than it has been in Cup cars. It’s the exact opposite for Jimmie Johnson.
Kyle Busch
I dabbled in things like Howlin’ Wolf, Cream and Led Zeppelin, but when I heard Son House and Robert Johnson, it blew my mind. It was something I’d been missing my whole life. That music made me discard everything else and just get down to the soul and honesty of the blues.
Jack White
Every spring, this country will be reminded of the Lady from Texas. As trees bloom and flowers carpet our nation’s capital, Lady Bird Johnson will be remembered. Only Lady Bird Johnson could, with her vision of a beautiful America, lay claim to spring as her memorial.
David Mixner
Mrs. Johnson was one of our most important First Ladies. Quietly but firmly, she advised LBJ on rhetoric, strategy, and personal relations and helped to dampen his volatile mood swings.
Michael Beschloss
I have known Boris Johnson since 2004. I wrote the first big profile about him in the American press. I’ve been edited by him when he ran the Spectator. I know his family.
Michael Wolff
I have a lot of variety on my iPod. Jack Johnson, Jason Mraz, artists like that, but I also listen to hip-hop as well.
Cody Simpson
The Supreme Court of the United States is hereby commanded to try Andrew Johnson for usurpation of our Imperial authority and prerogatives, and if found guilty, behead him or send him here to black the Emperor’s boots.
Joshua A. Norton
Long before the idea of a writer’s conference was a glimmer in anyone’s eye, writers learned by reading the work of their predecessors. They studied meter with Ovid, plot construction with Homer, comedy with Aristophanes; they honed their prose style by absorbing the lucid sentences of Montaigne and Samuel Johnson.
Francine Prose
Gregory Lee Johnson was an idiot.
Yair Lapid
Brian Johnson is the reason I became a Bon Scott fan.
Jim Breuer
If you see Michael Johnson running a race, and he beats someone by three strides, that’s really dominating, but it’s beautiful.
Jessica Mendoza
Je’Caryous Johnson presents ‘Set It Off’ is a dream come true for me and I’m honored to bring it to fans across the country.
Da Brat
‘Looper’ was a wonderful script. Rian Johnson is the real deal and a really talented filmmaker.
Paul Dano
When I watch Ernie Johnson do the celebration at the conference championships, I marvel at how smooth he is. The guy is just the consummate pro.
Doris Burke
In 1979, Magic Johnson and Larry Bird entered the league. I remember that. Soon after this, the story began to be repeated ad nauseam: the NBA, a tottering mess in the seventies, was saved in the eighties by these two.
Rowan Ricardo Phillips
If Obama’s vision of the public sector is socialism, then so too were the visions of Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin Roosevelt, Harry Truman, Dwight Eisenhower, John Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, and Richard Nixon.
Jeff Greenfield
Randy Johnson had a tell. If he thought you knew what was coming, he would hit you. So that was his tell. That’s probably, that’s a tell. That’s a tell from Randy Johnson. He’d hit you, happily.
Joey Votto
There is only one Dwayne Johnson. What Dwayne has done is absolutely fantastic. He had a vision when he was here at WWE. He promotes like a mad man. We’ll see how I do with John Cena before I can be mentioned in the company of Dwayne Johnson.
John Cena
I like playful beats, xylophones, whimsical sounds of Bobby Johnson productions.
Lil Xan
Jake Johnson is one of my oldest friends.
Casey Wilson
Condoleezza Rice, the national security adviser, is right there… she’s in town because her father was at Johnson Smith College… and she was delivering a speech there.
Al Michaels
Without my Johnson trademark mop of yellow hair, I think I would be nothing.
Rachel Johnson
I’d like to think that the nature of the two teams – Boston being a championship team over the years and the Lakers, same thing – was a lot bigger than Larry Bird or Magic Johnson.
Oscar Robertson
Magic Johnson didn’t play the style that Larry Bird did, and Michael Jordan sure didn’t play the style that Magic or Bird played.
O. J. Mayo
There was a time in the UFC, after the Anthony Johnson fight, where I said, ‘You know what? I’m gonna quit making a big deal of these fights. I’m gonna have fun and make it exciting and enjoy the process.’
Ryan Bader
The real Jack Johnson was both more and less than those who loved or those who hated him ever knew. He embodied American individualism in its purest form; nothing – no law or custom, no person white or black, male or female – could keep him for long from whatever he wanted.
Geoffrey Ward
I don’t understand it, how President Johnson can send troops to Vietnam and cannot send troops to Selma, Alabama, to protect people whose only desire is to register to vote.
John Lewis
I’ve grown up listening to Jack Johnson and John Mayer. But I also love to groove on stage like Justin Timberlake.
Cody Simpson
In 1964, I tried to convince my grandfather, who was active in the New York City firefighters union, to vote for Barry Goldwater over Lyndon Johnson because at the time I thought his approach to limited government was right on.
Joe Lhota
Hyperbole was to Lyndon Johnson what oxygen is to life.
Bill Moyers
All I can do is make sure Demetrious Johnson does the best he can on fight night and goes out and wins his fights.
Demetrious Johnson
I grew up listening to spiritual music, Blind Willie Johnson and folk.
Ben Harper
There’s so much that I want to do. I feel like I’m the Magic Johnson of rap. You know, Magic was great on the basketball court, but he’s bigger as a businessman.
Snoop Dogg
My favorite country blues player was Big Bill Broonzy. City blues was Freddie King, but I liked them all – Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, Ralph Willis, Lonnie Johnson, Brownie McGhee and the three Kings, B.B., Albert and Freddie. Jazz-wise, I listened to Django, Barney Kessel and Wes Montgomery.
Alvin Lee
Lyndon Johnson, his 44-state landslide in 1964 and Great Society notwithstanding, was by 1968 a failed president being repudiated in the primaries of his own party.
Pat Buchanan
Karl Johnson, my first piano player at Milt Trenier’s, he just swung really hard and gave me a sense of really belonging to the jazz scene.
Kurt Elling
When I was ranked No. 11 or 12, they offered me Gustafsson who was the No. 1 contender, and I didn’t hesitate. I was No. 10 when I fought Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson who was the No. 1 contender. We accept fights, but not everyone is like that, I’m beginning to find out. It’s not right.
Jimi Manuwa
Boris Johnson’s experience in life is telling a lot of porkies about the European Union in Brussels and then becoming prime minister.
Nicholas Soames
With Boris Johnson leading the Conservative Party and as Prime Minister, the United Kingdom, at long last, will have a Prime Minister who believes in Britain and is in tune with the views of the millions of people who voted – over three years ago now – to leave the E.U.
Priti Patel
I studied physics as an undergraduate, and after I graduated from Rice University, I was actually hired at the Johnson Space Center as a flight controller.
Shannon Walker
If I put on any pressure. I put it on myself. Nobody else puts pressure on Larry Johnson.
Larry Johnson
I’ve invented a new type of engine that converts heat directly into electricity with no moving mechanical parts. It’s called the Johnson Thermo-Electrochemical Converter, the JTEC.
Lonnie Johnson
Lyndon Johnson may have escalated the war, but when I was drafted and shipped off to Vietnam, the signature on my orders was Nixon’s.
Bob Gunton
Early influences included Lorrie Moore, Amy Hempel, Charles Baxter, Richard Ford, Alice Munro, Denis Johnson – writers who are important to me still and who I discovered through my teachers.
Laura van den Berg
Dennis Johnson, Danny Ainge, Bill Walton, Quinn Buckner, Scott Wedman. Even if you get talent like that, it’s hard to keep talent like that together.
Robert Parish
Boris Johnson needs to be challenged, with passion, heart and precision.
Jess Phillips
My parents were not big sports fans, but my mother loved Barry Sanders, but she wasn’t a huge fan. Now she likes Calvin Johnson. He’s such an amazing athlete and such a wonderful, humble guy.
Keegan-Michael Key
I believe in my skill 100 percent, that I can go out there and beat Demetrious Johnson and give him the best fight there is.
Joseph Benavidez
Donald Trump and Boris Johnson, the leader of the Leave campaign, have tapped into a similar public mood of disgruntlement. On both sides of the Atlantic, a lot of people feel they’ve been handed a bad deal.
Katty Kay
If you are funny, people will like you. A lot of advertising is based on this simple rule. The Tory MP Boris Johnson has benefited a lot from it.
Peter Hitchens
Jack Johnson was the first black heavyweight champion, so I took part of his name. I admired Rocky Marciano, so I took part of his name.
Rocky Johnson
When I started playing, my mom said there were three players she wanted me to watch – Magic Johnson, Larry Bird and Michael Jordan.
Zion Williamson
My role models were all men. I grew up – I was a big 1980s Laker fan: you know, the years of Worthy, Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul Jabbar, and, you know, eight-foot-tall men that I could never emulate, and then these big 300-pound football players.
Julie Foudy
My own view is that taping of conversations for historical purposes was a bad decision on the part of all the presidents. I don’t think Kennedy should have done it. I don’t think Johnson should have done it, and I don’t think we should have done it.
Richard M. Nixon
When Jimmie Johnson goes out early and finishes 35th, as he did Sunday, he can look at the cameras, lament about it being a tough day, and then say, ‘We’ll just try to get them next week at Darlington.’
Kurt Busch
Throughout Johnson Space Center’s history, contributions to STEM innovation and discoveries has been both through new technologies developed to advance human spaceflight and through educating, inspiring, and hiring students in STEM fields.
Ellen Ochoa
That’s one thing I loved about coming up when we came up. When you had groups like Mandrill and Earth, Wind & Fire, Sly Stone, and on and on and on, the Brothers Johnson, whatever. Everybody, Ohio Players. Groups wanted to be just themselves.
Philip Bailey
A national government using New Deal programs and the massive defense spending beginning with World War II and continuing through the Cold War was Johnson’s vehicle for expanding the Southern economy and making it, as he hoped, one of the more prosperous regions of the country.
Robert Dallek
There was one moment when I was in L.A., and he was teaching me a move. I just looked at him, thinking, ‘Oh my God, I’m being taught to wrestle by Dwayne Johnson. What the hell?’
Florence Pugh
My problem was that I was blond. There were no heroes with blond hair. Robert Taylor and Henry Fonda, they all had dark hair. The only one I found was Van Johnson, who wasn’t too cool. He was a nice, homely American boy. So I created my own image. It worked.
Michael Caine
I always liked ‘The Last American Hero,’ the one about Junior Johnson with Jeff Bridges in it.
Dale Earnhardt Jr.
When I did ‘Esquire,’ I did a lot of celebrity covers, but the celebrity cover was Hubert Humphrey as a dummy, sitting on Lyndon Johnson’s lap and aping his feelings about the war. I did celebrity covers that made a difference in what was going on in American culture.
George Lois
I have enormous respect for Steve Johnson, and as I’ve told him, Feed was one of the inspirations for Salon. They were up there before we were. And also for Joey and the Suck people.
David Talbot
It’s Kennedy’s war, Vietnam. Lyndon Johnson got all the flak, but it’s Kennedy’s war.
Salman Rushdie
Once I found out that track and field was an organized sport, the era I followed more closely was that of Maurice Greene and Michael Johnson.
Justin Gatlin
Dad liked to self-deprecatingly joke about his career, but Ernie Johnson was a pretty darn good relief pitcher.
Ernie Johnson Jr.
Johnson Publishing Co. has always had a first-class image. And until the day I die, I want to keep that image.
Linda Johnson Rice
To me as a fan, as a die-hard AC/DC fan, Brian Johnson is the reason I discovered AC/DC.
Jim Breuer
I am not The Rock. I am Dwayne Johnson.
Dwayne Johnson
Paul McCartney and The Beatles in general are my idols. And I love Sting. I got to meet Sting. That was really cool. Dustin Hoffman is my favorite actor. Also, I think of Magic Johnson as an idol.
Nat Wolff
When downed American pilots were first taken prisoner in North Vietnam in 1964, U.S. policy became pretty much to ignore them – part and parcel of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s determination to keep the costs of his increasingly futile military escalation in Southeast Asia from the public.
Rick Perlstein
Pabst Blue Ribbon. I’m from Johnson City, Tennessee. I gotta go Pabst.
Matt Czuchry
It was a free-for-all; the BBC wouldn’t play anything so we had pirate radio playing the African-American music and the Beatles and greats like Howlin’ Wolf and Robert Johnson and Motown’s Martha Reeves and the Vandellas and Otis Redding.
John Waite
One doesn’t simply write about Lyndon Johnson. You get the Johnson treatment from beyond the grave – arm around you, nose to nose. I should admit that he also reminds me of my father, quite an overbearing and narcissistic character. And in some ways, he reminds me of myself. Another workaholic.
Robert Dallek
With Boris Johnson, you don’t think of him as a politician, oddly. You think of him as a media personality because he’s a comic character. He’s basically Homer Simpson. That makes him strangely bullet-proof.
Charlie Brooker
Just like I have my critics, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson has critics, and I was one of the biggest ‘Hey man, you’re never here’ guys around, but not anymore. He’s completely committed to WWE.
John Cena
Within days of Richard Nixon’s inauguration in January 1969, national-security adviser Kissinger asked the Pentagon to lay out his bombing options in Indochina. The previous president, Lyndon Baines Johnson, had suspended his own bombing campaign against North Vietnam in hopes of negotiating a broader cease-fire.
Greg Grandin
I grew up in the ’80s in L.A., so Ice Cube and Magic Johnson are my heroes.
Jonah Hill
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
Boris Johnson has only ever cared about Boris Johnson.
Jo Swinson
How different our national perspective would be had Johnson, rather than Nixon, served from 1969 to 1973.
Robert Dallek
‘Blowback,’ as many ‘Nation’ readers are aware, was a term introduced into popular circulation by the late political scientist Chalmers Johnson, an old Cold Warrior turned dissident.
Greg Grandin
President Johnson had a habit of throwing dollars at a question and the question would disappear.
Wilbur Mills
I actually thought Pope Paul VI was the most tragic figure in the modern church, like Lyndon Johnson was a very tragic figure in politics in some ways.
James Carville
I like ‘Brawl in Cell Block 99.’ I think Vince Vaughn is incredible and I’ve never seen Don Johnson like that. It is very realistic. Some people say it is a horror film. It is not a horror film at all. It is very realistic.
Udo Kier
I like all kinds of music. I listen to Abigail Washburn, the Punch Brothers, and Marc Johnson, the great clawhammer player. I also listen a lot to Sirius Radio, there’s a lot of bluegrass there.
Steve Martin
Lyndon B. Johnson thought he’d have the boys home from Vietnam by Christmas – for four Christmases in a row (he never shifted course, and lost his presidency for it).
Rick Perlstein
The Vietnam War soured President Johnson’s legacy. We still have to recognize his domestic legacy.
Gene Green
The Peace Corps is a sort of Howard Johnson’s on the main drag into maturity.
Paul Theroux
The best part of working on ‘Baywatch’ is to be the villain of the movie. I don’t think The Rock, aka Dwayne Johnson, has ever had anyone who’s been mean to him.
Priyanka Chopra
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
The hardest role that I’ve ever tried to play was Clara Johnson in ‘Light in the Piazza’ at Lincoln Center. It was the least fun I’ve ever had, but the most beautiful experience I’ve ever had. I could not understand her. I could not put my feet in her shoes. I came home every night, and I was depressed.
Kelli O’Hara
I think T. J. Dillashaw and Demetrious Johnson – I’m a bad matchup for both of them.
Henry Cejudo
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
I consider myself lucky that Sheila Johnson, the cofounder of Black Entertainment Television, didn’t choose to rest on her very impressive business laurels. Her luscious 100 percent modal scarves, printed with photos she takes all over the world, are gorgeous. Wearing one is like being wrapped in a hug.
Gayle King
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
Lyndon Johnson, as majority leader of the United States Senate, he made the Senate work.
Robert Caro
Truman fired the popular Gen. Douglas MacArthur because he disobeyed orders in the Korean War. Johnson knew that he had reached the endgame in Vietnam when Gen. William Westmoreland, the top commander in Vietnam, requested 240,000 more troops in 1968 for the prolonged war that also could not be won.
Helen Thomas
That the Dream Team played against each other every day. The greatest games ever were the practice games they played. Everybody was talking smack. It wasn’t Michael the only one talking. Magic Johnson was really good, too.
Ahmad Rashad
No-deal Brexit could be Boris Johnson’s biggest deception yet – worse than the Boris bus or the lies that had him sacked as a Times journalist or as a spokesman by the then Tory leader, Michael Howard.
Ed Davey
I belonged to the Columbia Record Club, and that’s where my records came from. For some reason, I was in the ‘jazz’ category. I got Benny Goodman records and Miles Davis, J.J. Johnson and Kai Winding, and that kind of stuff. I really was not a jazz guy at all, but I knew some of those names.
Leon Russell
My most revered hero is Robert Johnson. His lyrics are so consistent with rap: the danger, the boldness, the creativity.
Fantastic Negrito