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Eddie Bernice Johnson

American,  Politician
Total Quotes : 23
Diversity Society Dallas

Dallas was a Black and White society at that time; it didn't have the diversity it has now.

- Eddie Bernice Johnson

Dallas Had Before

During the election, I had three male opponents and we went into a runoff. The front runner for the men was a native of Dallas who had run at large before, but I had a higher profile than him from my community service.

- Eddie Bernice Johnson

Only Sting Feels

I'm not the only one who feels the sting of continually losing.

- Eddie Bernice Johnson

Business Women Several

All issues are women's issues - and there are several that are just women's business.

- Eddie Bernice Johnson

History Country Been

Generally speaking, historically in this country, the care of a child has been thought of as female business.

- Eddie Bernice Johnson

Election Nation Will

As lawmakers, we must assure the people of America that our nation will not experience the nightmare of the 2000 presidential election.

- Eddie Bernice Johnson

Differences Other Phase

Our second phase was to develop a school curriculum that teaches tolerance, respect for differences, conflict resolution, anger management, and other attributes of peace.

- Eddie Bernice Johnson

Woman Dallas Qualified

This was the first time a woman in Dallas had won public office of any kind - even women questioned whether or not I was qualified, whether or not I could take it.

- Eddie Bernice Johnson

Doing Always Felt

I came up in a family oriented towards the sick, so I always felt an obligation for doing something.

- Eddie Bernice Johnson

World Needed Organize

I said we needed to organize women around the world to push peace.

- Eddie Bernice Johnson

Country Here Other

Our first phase was inviting all the women Ambassadors who were here from other countries and trying to get in touch with all the peace centers around the country in order to focus on increasing the volume and activity toward peace.

- Eddie Bernice Johnson

Losses Many Following

When you have this many losses, you don't have a following.

- Eddie Bernice Johnson

Black Activity Ground

It takes ground activity to stimulate that Black vote.

- Eddie Bernice Johnson

Future Think Accomplish

We have to think about the future and what it is we want to accomplish from this party.

- Eddie Bernice Johnson

Thought Mostly Trained

Right after 9/11 there was a magazine with a cover of kids, mostly 12-14 year-olds, who were being trained for military combat. I thought that this had just gone too far.

- Eddie Bernice Johnson

World Initiative Announced

Within a month I announced I was going to start this initiative: A World of Women for World Peace.

- Eddie Bernice Johnson

Business Well Happen

Well, I happen to believe all business is female business.

- Eddie Bernice Johnson

Country Some Minorities

I try hard to convince them it's important - but there's a history of discomfort with minorities voting in some parts of this country, so most especially the older people have to get accustomed to it.

- Eddie Bernice Johnson

Looking Back Gender

There are still traces of discrimination against race and gender, but it's a lot different than when I started out. It just comes quietly, slowly, sometimes so quietly that you don't realize it until you start looking back.

- Eddie Bernice Johnson

World Disagree Over

We can't go all over the world killing people because we disagree with them.

- Eddie Bernice Johnson