Sam Rayburn Quote
Source/Notes: Said during filmed conversation with reporters (c. 1953); reported in Speak, Mister Speaker (1978), p. 138.
Source/Notes: Reported in The Leadership of Speaker Sam Rayburn, Collected Tributes of His Congressional Colleagues (1961), p. 34; House Doc. 87–247.
Source/Notes: W. B. Ragsdale, An Old Friend Writes of Rayburn, in U.S. News & World Report (October 23, 1961), p. 72.