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Detroit Quotes

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Any time Detroit scores more than 100 points and holds
the other team below 100 points they almost always win.
- Doug Collins

Related topics: Sports

I was just about 6 weeks old when we moved to Detroit.
- Eddie Floyd

I was brought up in this part of Detroit that they used to call the ghetto.
- Diana Ross

Things were a lot simpler in Detroit.
I didn't care about anything but boyfriends.
- Madonna Ciccone

 

Though I'd have to say it was generally the guys in Detroit,
as a group, that won the two Championships.
They were terrific and I always look back very fondly.
- Chuck Daly

I went on to Cincinnati.
I had got a taste of the big cities and them bright lights.
I stayed there until I was about 18 or 19 and then I went on to Detroit.
- John Lee Hooker

The production of obscurity in Paris compares to the
production of motor cars in Detroit in the great period of American industry.
- Ernest Gellner

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I grew up in Hollywood.
Saying my name here is like mentioning Ford in Detroit.
- Tony Goldwyn

Detroit was kind of a random thing where it was like
a chance to be in a rock 'n' roll movie.
- Edward Furlong

When you are already in Detroit, you don't have to take a bus to get there.
- Ram Dass

Ever since I've become chairman, there have been profiles of me in People,
George, The Washington Post, The Detroit News,
and all of them could have been written by the same person.
- Julian Bond

Yeah I grew up on the Westside of Detroit.
- Obie Trice

The Detroit String Quartet played Brahms last night.
Brahms lost.
- Bennett Cerf

I care about the children of Detroit.
- John Engler

There are very few courses around Detroit I haven't played.
- Smokey Robinson

I love sports.
Whenever I can, I always watch the Detroit Tigers on the radio.
- Gerald R. Ford

It's been a great honor for me to be a player for the Detroit Red Wings,
to play for an Original Six franchise.
I know I'm far from perfect, but I learned a lot.
- Steve Yzerman

I quit because I didn't feel like the Detroit Lions had a chance to win.
It just killed my enjoyment of the game.
- Barry Sanders

Detroit is right now a new Mecca for Hip Hop.
- Obie Trice

I was playing with the Aquabats, and then I quit to
join a band called Suicide Machine in Detroit.
- Travis Barker

If you want to be in the automotive business,
you go to Detroit, and you figure it out.
If you want to be in entertainment, go to where it's at.
Go to Hollywood, go to New York.
- Nick Cannon

You know, I'm the 1st black solo MC from Detroit.
I didn't do the 50 Cent sales but hey...
I got a long career, I'm still young and I'm trying
to bring really good music.
- Obie Trice

I was born in Norway, and when I was little I went to live in Detroit,
Michigan.
My father was a professor of philosophy at Wayne University,
and my mother was also a teacher.
- Marta Kristen

By 1946, I knew Detroit was the best hockey city in the Original Six.
- Ted Lindsay

If a foreign country doesn't look like a middle-class
suburb of Dallas or Detroit,
then obviously the natives must be dangerous as well as badly dressed.
- Lewis H. Lapham

If you put this in the context of Detroit in '64 or '65,
the economy was booming.
Everybody had jobs and there was a whole nightclub
culture where bands could work.
- Wayne Kramer

Detroit turned out to be heaven, but it also turned out to be hell.
- Marvin Gaye

I had pro offers from the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers,
who were pretty hard up for linemen in those days.
If I had gone into professional football the name Jerry
Ford might have been a household word today.
- Gerald R. Ford

I wish we could have acted quicker on Detroit or other failing schools.
- John Engler

Everybody has a gun in their car in Detroit.
- Jim Harrison

It's a terrible thing to have to tell your fans,
who have waited like Detroit's have,
that their team won't win it this year.
But it's better than lying to them.
- Sparky Anderson

Detroit, the heart of the country...
I grew up on 10 Mile, 2 miles better than 8 Mile.
- Kristen Bell

Detroit is full of talent.
- Martha Reeves

Detroit is saying that the hydrogen vehicle is the vehicle of the future.
But it's 15 years from now.
- Ed Markey

Look what venison does to a goofy guitar player from
Detroit? I'm going to be 54 this year and if I had
any more energy I'd scare you.
- Ted Nugent

I come from Detroit where it's rough and I'm not a smooth talker.
- Eminem

I played golf all over Detroit.
- Smokey Robinson

I remember back in Detroit, I used to go to the Apex
Bar every night after I got off work.
The bartender there used to call me Boom Boom.
I don't know why, but he did.
- John Lee Hooker

Downtown Detroit has more vacant buildings over 10
storeys than any city in the world.
- Meg White

I'm the 1st black platinum artist in Detroit,
solo artist in Detroit.
- Obie Trice

Very few cities in the NHL have the history or the
following of the Detroit Red Wings.
- Steve Yzerman

Well, Detroit Institute is kind of a key -
probably the largest permanent collection of puppets in the US.
- Jim Henson

It's ironic that while I was a worker in Detroit,
which I left when I was twenty six, my sense was that
the thing that's going to stop me from being a poet
is the fact that I'm doing this crummy work.
- Philip Levine

After three failed marriages, I know what it's like to be replaced.
So that's kind of how Joey Harrington must feel today...
A former No.
1 choice looks to me like he's going to be a bust in Detroit.
- Terry Bradshaw

A series of rumors about my attitude,
as well as derogatory remarks about myself and my family
showed me that the personal resentment of the Detroit
general manager toward me would make it impossible
for me to continue playing hockey in Detroit.
- Ted Lindsay

I love meeting fans.
The people who are fans of my books are really smart and dedicated,
because some independent comics are hard to get.
I will drive all the way to Pittsburgh or Detroit to put it in their hands.
- Brian M. Bendis

I had sort of exhausted all the avenues playing in Detroit.
So again, through the stewardship of my brother,
I ended up in California and went to the Musicians Institute in L.A.
I wanted to get better as a player.
- Chad Smith

I'll never forget that first night with the team.
Going to the ballpark on the bus was the hardest 30 minutes of my life.
I had to walk down that aisle between all the players.
I really didn't know too much about the Detroit Tigers at that time.
- Al Kaline

I grew up not far from where Motown was founded,
maybe 300 miles from Detroit and I've always liked -
I used to like the way they made records.
I still do, I just haven't had a chance to hear as much.
They used to entertain me.
- Rick Danko

There are many really good teams in our conference this season.
Miami, Indiana and Detroit will be our fiercest opponents this year.
But we just have to focus on our game and be patient
with the realistic hope that we'll be on top after all is said and done.
- Jason Kidd

I'd watch my father get up at 5 o'clock and go down
to the Eastern Market in Detroit to do the shopping for his restaurant,
and get that business going and then go out on his
vending machine business.
- Ed Bradley

We went to Detroit.
I wanted to see what was going on in some other parts of the world.
You know, I was just traveling, like.
I had a minister that lived here.
He was in St.
Louis and he said things was going so well and that
it was such a wonderful place.
- Charles Phillips

I think when you saw this year's playoffs,
Miami and Detroit have a pretty fierce rivalry now.
Also, the Suns and San Antonio look like they're starting
to develop something there.
I look forward to seeing those rivalries continue and develop.
- John Starks

I started radio in 1950 on the Lone Ranger radio program,
a dramatic show that emanated from Detroit when I was
18 years old and just beginning college.
I did that for a couple of years.
- Casey Kasum

If you don't know where you're going,
any road will take you there.
- Lewis Carroll
(Alice in Wonderland)

Our Joy comes from living our own lives simply -
never from demanding that others live simply -
or from ever making any demands whatsoever upon others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Change of any sort requires courage.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain,
and most fools do.
- Benjamin Franklin

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl

We are not afraid to follow truth
wherever it may lead,
nor to tolerate any error
so long as reason is left free to combat it.
- Thomas Jefferson

It is any day better to stand erect
with a broken and bandaged head
then to crawl on one's belly,
in order to be able to save one's head.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Leaders aren't born they are made.
And they are made just like anything else, through hard work.
And that's the price we'll have to pay
to achieve that goal, or any goal.
- Vince Lombardi

Determine never to be idle.
No person will have occasion to complain
of the want of time who never loses any.
It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
- Thomas Jefferson

There is no value in life except what you choose to place upon it
and no happiness in any place except what you bring to it yourself.
- Henry David Thoreau

If a man loses his reverence for any part of life,
he will lose his reverence for all of life.
- Albert Schweitzer

If there is any one secret of success,
it lies in the ability to get
the other person's point of view
and see things from that person's angle
as well as from your own.
- Henry Ford

Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution.
If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
- Norman Vincent Peale

Most everything in life is about our
point-of-view rather than any absolute.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You may be always victorious if
you will never enter into any contest
where the issue does not wholly depend upon yourself.
- Epictetus

The most common way people give up their power
is by thinking they don't have any.
- Alice Walker


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