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I have a lot of very close girlfriends and sisters -
I'm from an all female family.
My father often quips that even the cat was neutered!
- Shirley Manson

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A new idea is delicate.
It can be killed by a sneer or a yawn;
it can be stabbed to death by a quip and worried to
death by a frown on the right man's brow.
- Ovid

Boston is actually the capital of the world.
You didn't know that? We breed smart-ass,
quippy, funny people.
Not that I'm one of them.
I just sorta sneaked in under the radar.
- John Krasinski

I got private lessons in keyboard at Julliard,
before New England Conservatory of Music in Boston.
- Bernie Worrell

 

About 25 years ago, I started out as a reporter covering politics.
And that sort of just evolved into organized crime,
because organized crime and politics were the same thing in Boston.
- Howie Carr

I guess God made Boston on a wet Sunday.
- Raymond Chandler

For every $5 that Boston's economy sends up to Beacon Hill,
the state gives only $1 back to us.
- Thomas Menino

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Let's use the energy of this historic year to propel
us toward our shared vision of a greater Boston.
- Thomas Menino

I was raised in Boston by three older brothers and
a very strong and empowering single mom.
- Eliza Dushku

Probably the biggest thing that surprises people is
that I am obsessed with hockey.
I grew up in the Boston area so I am obsessed with
hockey since I was a little kid.
- Rob Zombie

I'd rather entrust the government of the United States
to the first 400 people listed in the Boston telephone
directory than to the faculty of Harvard University.
- William F. Buckley, Jr.

I fell in love with Boston, so hopefully,
I'll be here for a long time.
- Johnny Damon

There isn't much discussion of ruling class in America even in Boston,
probably one of the most class-conscious cities in the country?
- Iris Chang

What we're about is a manifestation of the Catholic roots of Boston College.
- William P. Leahy

We don't have a full black community in Boston.
Our people are scattered.
There's a middle class where I live in Highland Park
but it's not like a piece of Washington or Chicago.
- Henry Hampton

I have just returned from Boston.
It is the only thing to do if you find yourself up there.
- Fred Allen

The fans were so psyched that someone was doing a movie
about a Boston fan that they were giving their all.
- Jimmy Fallon

I was born in Boston, Massachusetts on May 16,
1923, the only child of Joel and Sylvia Miller.
- Merton Miller

2004 was a great year for Boston!
The Patriots won the Super Bowl!
Boston hosted its first national political convention!
And - the Red Sox won the World Series!
- Thomas Menino

They played Boston.
They played at the Boston Tea Party and through an
amazing chain of events I got to hang out with them
backstage even though I was underage.
- Jonathan Richman

In my freshman year in high school, I went to the only
public high school in Boston with a theatre program.
- Donnie Wahlberg

Tonight, I am pleased to announce that I have secured
$1 million from the Convention Host Committee to fund
the beautification of Boston's neighborhoods.
- Thomas Menino

Boston is an oasis in the desert, a place where the
larger proportion of people are loving,
rational and happy.
- Julia Ward Howe

A Boston man is the east wind made flesh.
- Thomas Gold Appleton

When I go abroad I always sail from Boston because
it is such a pleasant place to get away from.
- Oliver Herford

Boston is the engine of the state's economy.
- Thomas Menino

I'm a kid from Boston.
- Rob Mariano

I felt like my pregnancy was a sacred moment for me.
I stayed in Boston and I didn't work apart from the contracts I have,
and then I only let them use my face.
- Gisele Bundchen

Kev has these old Boston drills, where you all have to talk to each other,
and interact, and it's helped us.
- Kevin Garnett

I am in Boston right now, in fact, to do work at the
New England Historical Genealogical Library,
where I'm trying to finish up tracing my lineage back
to the seventeenth century.
- Rick Moody

I write reviews of science books for the Boston Globe,
so I like to give science books.
- Anthony Doerr

I don't believe a manager ever won a pennant.
Casey Stengel won all those pennants with the Yankees.
How many did he win with the Boston Braves and Mets?
- Sparky Anderson

Was the crew well? Was I not? I had profited in many ways by the voyage.
I had even gained flesh, and actually weighed a pound
more than when I sailed from Boston.
- Joshua Slocum

I recently did a piece for the Boston Pops and John Williams,
and I hope that it's as well a composed piece as I've
ever done for any other medium or occasion.
- Peter Maxwell Davies

My most memorable moment came in 1985 as we beat the Boston Celtics.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

I was also the romantic lead in The Boston Strangler -
I was the only one that lived to tell the story -
so I called myself the romantic lead.
- Sally Kellerman

Here's what I see all across this great city -
people working together to make Boston a better place
to live and to raise children,
to grow and pursue dreams.
- Thomas Menino

I won my first medal when I was nine years old.
It was at the Boston Open.
- Nancy Kerrigan

If Ted Williams just tip his cap once he could be elected
Mayor of Boston in five minutes.
- Eddie Collins

The VCR is to the American film producer and the American
public as the Boston Strangler is to the woman alone.
- Jack Valenti

In Boston serpents whistle at the cold.
- Robert Lowell

Boston is safe.
And we're going to keep it safe.
- Thomas Menino

There's a lot of history in Boston and a lot of history,
obviously, in New York with all the championships.
- Rafael Palmeiro

We cut a few corners and brought the picture in under budget by $25,000,
so Paramount let us go back to Boston with a small
crew to shoot some additional footage.
- Arthur Hiller

And it was from Boston that one in every six American
families began their journey into the land of the free.
- Thomas Menino

Boston's freeway system is insane.
It was clearly designed by a person who had spent his
childhood crashing toy trains.
- Bill Bryson

After a couple years of occasional lessons with Pass
I moved to Boston to attend the New England Conservatory.
- Mark White

I'd like to think that the nature of the two teams -
Boston being a championship team over the years and the Lakers,
same thing - was a lot bigger than Larry Bird or Magic Johnson.
- Oscar Robertson

Boston is known for its innovation.
- Thomas Menino

I first saw the light in the city of Boston in the year 1857.
- Edward Bellamy

You know how the church has been hit so hard by the
sexual misconduct by clergy,
and what's that's done to Catholics,
especially here in Boston but elsewhere as well.
- William P. Leahy

I watched Gretzky, I watched Lemieux.
Maybe it's the time when you're playing,
but for a kid coming into the league,
you play the Boston Bruins and you just watched Bobby Orr.
- Marcel Dionne

In New York, you couldn't wish for a nicer audience,
or in L.A., Chicago, Boston.
But when you get into secondary markets,
they don't have a clue.
- Bryan Ferry

Currently, Boston has only nine percent of the state's population -
but we provide more than 16 percent of the jobs and
19 percent of the state's revenues.
- Thomas Menino

The frozen ocean...
of Boston life.
- Julia Ward Howe

In Boston they have gone from large autonomous high
schools to smaller schools within the same building.
- Michael Welch

I had never been to the playoffs, and it was exciting.
The fans went through the roof.
They were excited about the whole team.
It was great to be traded to a city like Chicago,
which was a lot like Boston.
- Dennis Eckersley

When I started at the Globe 40 years ago,
there were seven newspapers in Boston and now there are only two.
There were only three or four television stations in
Boston and now there are a dozen.
- Will McDonough

My ship was also in better condition than when she
sailed from Boston on her long voyage.
She was still as sound as a nut, and as tight as the best ship afloat.
She did not leak a drop - not one drop!
- Joshua Slocum

And for the city's birthday, we will host events in
every neighborhood of the city,
inviting all of our residents to share in the celebration of Boston's great epic -
the story of neighbors who support one another where it matters most.
- Thomas Menino

When I was to come to Washington the first time as
Music Director of the Boston Symphony,
Mrs.
Johnson phoned us to find out if they could give us
a party and who we would like to meet.
- Erich Leinsdorf

The word survivor suggests someone who has emerged
alive from a plane crash or a natural disaster.
But the word can also refer to the loved ones of murder victims,
and this was the sense in which it was used at a four-day
conference in early June at Boston College.
- Godfried Danneels

Let's be very honest about what this is about.
It's not about bashing Democrats, it's not about taxes,
they have no idea what the Boston tea party was about,
they don't know their history at all.
This is about hating a black man in the White House.
This is racism straight up.
- Janeane Garofalo

In the 1990s, we introduced Boston's community policing strategy.
We reversed the tide of violent crime that threatened our city,
and we established a national model for preventing and fighting crime.
- Thomas Menino

I brought together experts from health care,
business, academic institutions, and the community
to develop a comprehensive blueprint for eliminating
racial and ethnic disparities in health care in the City of Boston.
- Thomas Menino

Our situation here, without any exaggeration,
is beyond description almost; it is such as eye has not seen nor ear heard,
nor hath it ever entered into the heart of men to conceive
Boston ever to arrive at.
- Peter Oliver

Paul Farmer has helped to build amazing health care
system in one of the poorest areas of Haiti.
He founded Partners in Health, which serves the destitute
and the sick in many parts of the world from Haiti
to Boston and from Russia to Peru.
- Tracy Kidder

I'm definitely nervous and excited.
I feel like I've been playing off-Broadway,
not to say that Boston doesn't have a great theatre
district or great theatre,
but it's not going to Broadway; it's just a different city.
- Todd English

I resent the fact that people in places like Boston,
New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, and San Francisco believe
that they should be able to tell us how to live our lives,
operate our businesses, and what to do with the land
that we love and cherish.
- Wilford Brimley

My father was the orphaned son of immigrants to the
United States from Ireland.
My father never knew his parents.
His mother died - we're not sure - either at or shortly after his birth,
and he and all of his siblings were placed in orphanages in the Boston area.
- George J. Mitchell

At a Boston signing, someone from the audience asked
why I was so obsessed with furniture in my books.
The question rattled around in my head.
I had no idea that I was obsessed with furniture.
- Jonathan Carroll


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