Quotation by Lyndon Baines Johnson

Now we may have more preachers out there than we have drinkers. But a fellow told me a story one time about a man down in Kentucky where they make bourbon. And he said you can take a jigger or two jiggers and get by all right. But if you try to take the whole bottle why you have lost what you started with. So don't try to take it too quick. And don't try to do all of it at once. I don't do much promising. I tell what my goals are and then I try to wrap it up and put a blue ribbon on it and get it delivered. We say put the coonskin on the wall.
Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908–1973), U.S. president. "Remarks to a Group of Southern Negroes," LBJ Library, "Speech Collection," (April 2, 1965).

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