Quotation by Lyndon Baines Johnson

As the House is designed to provide a reflection of the mood of the moment, the Senate is meant to reflect the continuity of the past—to preserve the delicate balance of justice between the majority's whims and the minority's rights.
Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908–1973), U.S. president. Congressional Record (Senate), March 9, 1949, vol. 95, part 2, 81st Congress, 1st session, p. 2042, GPO (1949).

On amending the so-called cloture rule in Senate.
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