Sam Rayburn - Quotes

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

If you want to get along, go along. ---->>>

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

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

I like power and I like to use it. ---->>>

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

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: January 6, 1882
Birthplace:
Die: 11-16, 1961
Occupation: Politician
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Samuel Taliaferro Rayburn (January 6, 1882 – November 16, 1961) was an American politician who served as the 43rd Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1940 to 1947, 1949 to 1953, and 1955 to 1961, the longest-serving speaker in American history. He represented Texas' 4th congressional district as a Democrat from 1913 to 1961 (wikipedia)