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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.

NUMBER: 2028
AUTHOR: Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908–73)
QUOTATION: In the Great Society, work shall be an outlet for man’s interests and desires. Each individual shall have full opportunity to use his capacities in employment which satisfies personally and contributes generally to the quality of the Nation’s life.
ATTRIBUTION: President LYNDON B. JOHNSON, Manpower Report of the President, March 5, 1965.—Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: Lyndon B. Johnson, 1965, book 1, p. 262.