Lady Bird Johnson: “Where flowers bloom, so does hope”

Lady Bird Johnson

“When I go into the poorest neighborhoods, I look for the flash of color – a geranium in a coffee can, a window box set against the scaling side of a tenement, a border of roses struggling in a tiny patch of open ground. Where flowers bloom, so does hope – and hope is the precious, indispensable ingredient without which the war on poverty can never be won.”

– Lady Bird Johnson

“Lady Bird Johnson: ‘Where flowers bloom, so does hope'” sources: Portrait of Lady Bird Johnson taken in 1967 by Robert Knudsen¬†/ LBJ Library¬†Lady Bird Johnson biography / Wikimedia Commons