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Orleans Quotes

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In America, I would say New York and New Orleans are
the two most interesting food towns.
In New Orleans, they don't have a bad deli.
There's no mediocrity accepted.
- Mario Batali

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And we live in a French Quarter a lot of the time,
in New Orleans.
And the camaraderie of everybody there.
Everybody takes care of each other.
- Delta Burke

So the mayor of New Orleans would have used his own
buses had the people had been white?
- Sean Hannity

The inconveniences we faced within this state are minor compared to...
New Orleans.
- Richard Burr

 

We closed the restaurant in New Orleans and brought
the entire staff to San Francisco.
But we had to go home.
- Paul Prudhomme

I love New Orleans physically.
I love the trees and the balmy air and the beautiful days.
I have a beautiful house here.
- Anne Rice

There's nothing like New Orleans.
When it comes back, it will be a tremendous highlight for America.
- Peter Max

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Coltrane came to New Orleans one day and he was talking about the jazz scene.
And Coltrane mentions that the problem with jazz was
that there were too few groups.
- Branford Marsalis

What is interesting in this is the exchange of music
that occurred between New Orleans and Cuba,
I mean, they had ferries that would go from one port to another.
- Ruben Blades

New Orleans.
Born and raised.
I lived there until I was 19.
- Patricia Clarkson

For a while I was living in New Orleans for like 4,
5 years.
I had just come back to town.
- Delta Burke

It's hard to believe President George Bush gave a speech
in New Orleans about disaster recovery and failed to
mention the word 'farm' or the word 'rural.'
- Jim Hightower

You can't vote that water out of the city of New Orleans.
- Russel Honore

I think the idea that you can go this alone is -
was a huge mistake.
And unfortunately, there was a price paid in terms
of suffering and pain for people in New Orleans.
- Michael Chertoff

And I wound up in New Orleans for all those years and it was a great place,
really a catalyst creatively.
- Jimmy Buffett

The grand jury, composed of 12 eminent New Orleans citizens,
heard our evidence and indicted the defendant for participation
in a conspiracy to assassinate John Kennedy.
- Jim Garrison

The people who couldn't get out of New Orleans to escape
the storm were predominantly Black.
- Charles Rangel

Venice, Italy, survives 365 days out of every year in water;
New Orleans can survive a few days of water if it has to.
- Billy Tauzin

In '71 or '72 I returned to New Orleans and stayed there.
I started cooking Louisiana food.
Of all the things I had cooked, it was the best-and it was my heritage.
- Paul Prudhomme

New Orleans cuisine is Creole rather than Cajun.
- Poppy Z. Brite

I started in New Orleans music and played all through the history of jazz.
- Steve Lacy

New Orleans may well have been the most liberal Deep
South city in 1954 because of its large Creole population,
the influence of the French, and its cosmopolitan atmosphere.
- Constance Baker Motley

The most interesting place I've gone on location was New Orleans.
- Taryn Manning

There are only two things: love, all sorts of love,
with pretty girls, and the music of New Orleans or Duke Ellington.
Everything else ought to go, because everything else is ugly.
- Boris Vian

New Orleans life is such a night life.
The thing that comes up very often is that our day
essentially doesn't start until midnight or 2 in the morning.
- Robert Asprin

Watching the scenes out of New Orleans,
if you turn down the sound it could be the Sudan or any Third World country.
But it's not.
it's the United States of America.
- Al Roker

This rebuilding of New Orleans gives us the perfect
opportunity to see if we're ready to extend the legacy of Dr. King.
- Wynton Marsalis

Yeah, I think A Confederacy of Dunces is probably the
perfect New Orleans book.
- Poppy Z. Brite

I suppose when I was a kid, and I went to movies,
and later went to some plays on my own when I got a little older,
in New Orleans, where I was living then,
I zeroed in on the actor.
- Ray Walston

Surely, if Mother Nature had been consulted,
she would never have consented to building a city in New Orleans.
- Mortimer Zuckerman

I'm really getting to appreciate traditional jazz now -
the New Orleans stuff -
a lot more than I did before.
- John Goodman

What, other than injustice, could be the reason that
the displaced citizens of New Orleans cannot be accommodated
by the richest nation in the world?
- Wynton Marsalis

Creole is New Orleans city food.
Communities were created by the people who wanted to
stay and not go back to Spain or France.
- Paul Prudhomme

The New Orleans I knew ain't no more.
- Michael Davis

My dad loved black singers.
So listening to New Orleans music, eventually I wanted to play an instrument.
- Bill Kreutzmann

We have to shore this thing up like a New Orleans levy.
- Richard Carlson

It's important to address young people in the reopening of New Orleans.
In rebuilding, let's revisit the potential of American
democracy and American glory.
- Wynton Marsalis

The biggest challenge in New Orleans has been to find
workers who can climb a ladder after lunch.
- Harry Anderson

And you find as a writer there are certain spots on
the planet where you write better than others,
and I believe in that.
And New Orleans is one of them.
- Jimmy Buffett

If New Orleans is allowed to die, a crucial part of
the world's music heritage will disappear.
- Ray Davies

I was born in New Orleans, and I wasn't allowed to go to the movies.
- Kitty Carlisle

Well I went to New Orleans to cover the jazz festival for Trio,
it's this new arts channel, it's really great.
- Amy Sedaris

The rebuilding of New Orleans is an important point
in the history of the United States.
- Wynton Marsalis

I certainly wanted to write a book that was honest
about New Orleans without explaining it to death,
so much so that the first draft contained references
absolutely incomprehensible to anyone who hasn't lived here for several years.
- Poppy Z. Brite

My music is homegrown from the garden of New Orleans.
Music is everything to me short of breathing.
Music also has a role to lift you up -
not to be escapist but to take you out of misery.
- Allen Toussaint

My father's record collection was full of New Orleans music of all kinds.
I used to listen to the radio in New York,
and all there was on it at the time was Madonna and Michael Jackson,
so it sort of passed me by.
- Madeleine Peyroux

Places I've lived since then had to have some kind
of uniqueness and character about them.
And logically Key West, and then Down Island.
So, all of that stuff sort of had it's roots in New Orleans and went crazy.
- Jimmy Buffett

We owe it to the flood victims of New Orleans to give
them truthful answers as to why this event took place
and to assure our citizens that tragedies like this will never happen again.
- Charles Rangel

So while an incredible amount of progress has been made,
on this fifth anniversary, I wanted to come here and
tell the people of this city directly:
My administration is going to stand with you -
and fight alongside you -
until the job is done.
Until New Orleans is all the way back,
all the way.
- Barack Obama

Invite the best and brightest to compete for a grand
prize to come up with designs,
including new zoning, building codes and so forth,
for New Orleans that could make it safe from water,
and let the state and city pick the plan that works best for Louisiana.
- Billy Tauzin

I had a really good time in New Orleans,
although I had some very tragic times in Baton Rouge.
Some guys beat me up and threw my horn away.
'Cause I had a beard, then, and long hair like the Beatles.
- Ornette Coleman

To get to New Orleans you don't pass through anywhere else.
That geographical location, being aloof,
lets it hold onto the ritual of its own pace more than
other places that have to keep up with the progress.
- Allen Toussaint

There's a great deal of disturbance in this country
and how black feel about what happened in Katrina,
and, you know, many of the comics, many of performers
are in Las Vegas and New Orleans trying to raise money for what happened there.
- Michael Richards

There's a difference between the blues of the New Orleans
guys and anyone else and the difference is in a chord,
but I can't figure the name of it.
It's a different chord, and they all make it.
- Jimmy Rushing

You know, for 300 years it's been kind of the same.
There are restaurants in New Orleans that the menu
hasn't changed in 125 years,
so how is one going to change or evolve the food?
- Emeril Lagasse

And if citizens of New Orleans who are really contemplating
coming back heard that we're really intent upon making the place secure again -
regardless of whether the levees held or not -
then I think a rebuilding process would really take shape.
- Billy Tauzin

There's no way New Orleans will ever be the city it was.
I think it will have half the population.
They may create a sort of Disneyland at the French Quarter for tourists.
The rest I don't know.
- Geraldo Rivera

New Orleans has to learn to live with water rather than in fear of water,
and we need a master plan that shows us how to do this.
It's so critical that we send a signal to everyone
in the country that we're serious about rebuilding New Orleans.
- Billy Tauzin

About fifteen miles above New Orleans the river goes very slowly.
It has broadened out there until it is almost a sea
and the water is yellow with the mud of half a continent.
Where the sun strikes it, it is golden.
- Frank Yerby

The immediate, highest priority need,
in my humble opinion, is that we build quickly the
interim structures that can channel water away from
population and businesses in the New Orleans area.
- Billy Tauzin

The condition in New Orleans was changing every day.
I said, why don't we appropriate another $10 billion,
come back and look at the situation,
and do another $10 billion every week,
or every 10 days?
- Lynn Westmoreland

I have been robbed of three million dollars all told.
Everyone today is playing my stuff and I don't even get credit.
Kansas City style, Chicago style, New Orleans style hell,
they're all Jelly Roll style.
- Jelly Roll Morton

New Orleans is a city whose basic industry is the service industry.
That's why it makes its money.
That's - it brings people to the city.
People come to the city and experience the wonders
of this extraordinary city and everything else.
The question is that, how do we create jobs which are the jobs that have pay,
that - living wages?
- Danny Glover

If I had grown up in any place but New Orleans,
I don't think my career would have taken off.
I wouldn't have heard the music that was around this town.
There was so much going on when I was a kid.
- Pete Fountain

There could have been more planning in New Orleans,
but you look at all the devastation that happened there -
have we gotten to 3,000 deaths yet? For that magnitude of a disaster,
that's not all that bad.
- John Hickenlooper

Like Venice, Italy, New Orleans is a cultural treasure.
And everyone who lived in the city should be allowed to come back.
But that doesn't mean that they all should live in
exactly the same spot that they lived before.
- Ed McMahon

Pushing production out of America to nations without
our environmental standards increases global environmental risks.
- Frank Murkowski

America believes in education: the average professor
earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week.
- Evan Esar

If you're going to America, bring your own food.
- Fran Lebowitz

In America there are two classes of travel -
first class,
and with children.
- Robert Benchley

There are many men of principle in both parties in America,
but there is no party of principle.
- Alexis de Tocqueville


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