Sam Rayburn

Sam Rayburn


Author Profession: US Rep (TX)
Born: January 06, 1882
Died: November 16, 1961
Birth Sign: Capricorn


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A jackass can kick a barn down, but it takes a carpenter to build one.

You'll never get mixed up if you simply tell the truth. Then you don't have to remember what you have said, and you never forget what you have said.

No one has a finer command of language than the person who keeps his mouth shut.

Any jackass can kick down a barn, but it takes a good carpenter to build one.

If a man has common sense, he has all the sense there is.

Too many critics mistake the deliberations of the Congress for its decisions.

You cannot be a leader, and ask other people to follow you, unless you know how to follow, too.

Do not wait for extraordinary circumstances to do good action; try to use ordinary situations.

When you get too big a majority, you're immediately in trouble.'

A damn independent boy; independent as a hog on ice.

I like power and I like to use it.

If you want to get along, go along.

Son, always tell the truth. Then you'll never have to remember what you said the last time.

The real actor has a direct line to the collective heart.

I believe that if you'll just stand up and go, life will open up for you. Tina Turner

When I look around the world, I don't see too many damsels in distress. If they're a damsel in distress, they're manipulating some guy to help them. Sigourney Weaver

Feminism is not just about women; it's about letting all people lead fuller lives. Jane Fonda

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