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Texas Quotes

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The only thing I did at RKO of any note was lose my Texas accent.
- Dorothy Malone

At the very top state institutions, like UCLA,
Berkeley and the University of Texas,
however, the trend of downward minority enrollment
remains persistent and discouraging.
- Adam Schiff

If you want to surf, move to Hawaii.
If you like to shop, move to New York.
If you like acting and Hollywood, move to California.
But if you like college football, move to Texas.
- Ricky Williams

After one year in the Texas League, the American League
bought the rights to my contract.
They optioned me back to the Texas League for the 1970 season.
- Jim Evans

 

You know Texas is - even more now that Enron has bit the dust -
it's held up on the back of small businesses.
- Rachel Griffiths

I think the University of Texas has the chance to become
the finest public university in the country.
- Tom Hicks

Obviously, people in Texas have big hearts.
- Katie Couric

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Who today is willing to say that Texas and California
and the remainder of the Southwest would be better
off if they were governed by Mexico?
- Stephen Ambrose

Calling a taxi in Texas is like calling a rabbi in Iraq.
- Fran Lebowitz

Some folks look at me and see a certain swagger,
which in Texas is called "walking."
- George W. Bush

George W. cares as much about climate change as you
would expect from a Texas oilman.
- Donella Meadows

As they say around the Texas Legislature,
if you can't drink their whiskey, screw their women,
take their money, and vote against 'em anyway,
you don't belong in office.
- Molly Ivins

I think Karl Rove saw that in George W. Bush early
on and understood the impact that he could have on
Texas politics and probably on national politics.
- Ed Gillespie

I knew that when I resigned from the University of
Texas that I would never coach again.
- Darrell Royal

So to me, Texas Hold 'em puts me to sleep.
At least when you play stud, you can be funny as you deal.
Somebody some day is going to come up with a Stud show that's going to work.
- Joseph Bologna

We remained in Texas leading a quiet home life until 1889.
- Calamity Jane

But I went to the University of Texas in the 30s,
and while there I learned to ride.
Mostly polo ponies.
- Eli Wallach

Good thing we've still got politics in Texas -
finest form of free entertainment ever invented.
- Molly Ivins

The folks in Mississippi are saying,
'Thank God for Texas.'
- Kinky Friedman

Texas, to be respected must be polite.
Santa Anna living, can be of incalculable benefit to Texas;
Santa Anna dead,
would just be another dead Mexican.
- Sam Houston

It's just something I've always done.
In South Texas, the first guitar you get is a Mexican guitar.
And the first one I got, the first thing I did was take it apart.
- Guy Clark

I literally paid my way through the University of Texas with my umpiring.
- Jim Evans

Most of my memories of Texas are of mosquitoes,
watermelons, crickets, and my brother teasing me.
- Robin Wright Penn

If a man's from Texas, he'll tell you.
If he's not, why embarrass him by asking?
- John Gunther

In Texas it's always hot, dry, sunny,
not a cloud in the sky.
- Piper Perabo

If English was good enough for Jesus Christ,
then it's good enough for Texas.
- Ma Ferguson

The pleasure of jogging and running is rather like
that of wearing a fur coat in Texas in August:
the true joy comes in being able to take the damn thing off.
- Joseph Epstein

All new states are invested, more or less,
by a class of noisy, second-rate men who are always
in favor of rash and extreme measures,
but Texas was absolutely overrun by such men.
- Sam Houston

I am both proud and honored to be on the Board of Directors
for the Texas Ballet Theater.
- Janine Turner

In addition to the dread of Indians,
Texas held out no inducements for Mexican emigrants.
- William H. Wharton

In plain Texas talk, it's 'do the right thing'
- Ross Perot

I thought I knew Texas pretty well, but I had no notion
of its size until I campaigned it.
- Ann Richards

As the number of available jobs has decreased in border states like Texas,
cities halfway across America have begun to see an
influx of illegal immigrants in search of employment.
- Spencer Bachus

I'm from Texas, and I would love to do an old-fashioned gun-slinging Western.
- Jensen Ackles

And to me, I had come out of Texas, and during that
time was when I realized that a lot of people in Nashville,
their idea of what country music was was not the same as mine.
- Lee Ann Womack

I'm from Louisiana and live in Texas now.
- Mike Wilson

Well, I was born in El Paso, Texas, it was in the nearest
hospital to the family farm.
- Sam Donaldson

Sectional football games have the glory and the despair of war,
and when a Texas team takes the field against a foreign state,
it is an army with banners.
- John Steinbeck

It is equally demonstrable that so far as Texas is concerned,
there have been equal confusion, insecurity and injustice
in the administration of the State governments.
- William H. Wharton

I've been playing Texas Hold 'em and other forms of
poker since I was about 12.
- Richard Roeper

For me, it is just the total experience -
from the time I first started as an assistant coach
until I wound up at the University of Texas for 20 years.
- Darrell Royal

I have two brothers buried in the military cemetery in Texas.
I don't want to see any more of that.
- F. Murray Abraham

Texas is now a cornerstone of the electoral college for Republicans.
- Ed Gillespie

I got beat up up in Texas because my bootlaces were the wrong color.
- Fairuza Balk

Saskatchewan is much like Texas- except it's more friendly to the United States.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

George W. had a plan.
He arranged to join the Air National Guard in Texas,
which meant he would not be sent to Vietnam.
- Peter Jennings

I had been in so many towns and cities in America with John Kennedy,
but I was not with him in Dallas, Texas,
on November 21, 1963.
- Pierre Salinger

President Bush should be indicted and should be driven out of office.
He should be sent back home in Texas.
- Bianca Jagger

I just want Texas to be number one in something other than executions,
toll roads and property taxes.
- Kinky Friedman

I think that the very fact that CBS fought and fought and fought in Texas,
in New York.
- Floyd Abrams

I was raised all over.
Kansas, Hawaii, Georgia, Texas and Kentucky,
by the time I was 11.
- Jeri Ryan

Something about Texas I'm not proud of is that our
state murdered 37 people last year alone.
- Richard Linklater

I came to Baku the same way I would go to Texas -
because they asked me to come and play hip hop.
- Coolio

Texas has arguably the most extreme separation between
the well off and everyday people in the United States.
- Don Baylor

The Republic of Texas is no more.
- Anson Jones

Texas has a lot of challenges, but if I choose to run
I will talk about opening democracy to mainstream Texans
and not just to a closed circle of entrenched ideologues.
- Chris Bell

You know, there are a lot of would-be governors of
Texas sitting around today who never took the opportunity
to get into a race when the time was right.
- Laura Bush

You can take the girl out of Texas but not the Texas
out of the girl and ultimately not the girl out of Texas.
- Janine Turner

CBS exhausted the Texas courts.
They went from the trial court to the intermediate
court to the highest court.
- Floyd Abrams

Well, I was fourteen in Texas.
But I looked twenty-five.
- Jerry Hall

I'd heard about Texas football and how much of a religion it is,
but to go to Odessa and experience it first-hand is
something different than just hearing about it.
- Jay Hernandez

You may all go to Hell, and I will go to Texas.
- Davy Crockett

It's just a little ranch.
Thirty-five acres.
In Texas, if it's not a thousand acres,
it's considered a ranchette.
- Betty Buckley

How can you look at the Texas legislature and still
believe in intelligent design?
- Kinky Friedman

You know the good part about all those executions in Texas? Fewer Texans.
- George Carlin

Texas is OK if you want to settle down and do your own thing quietly,
but it's not for outrageous people, and I was always outrageous.
- Janis Joplin

Texas has long been known as the nation's largest energy producer,
but we are equally proud of our distinction as the
nation's leading energy innovator.
- Rick Perry

Well, I don't know how they define that.
But they have this Texas blues thing blown kinda out of proportion.
I am a Long John Hunter blues, before and after,
that's what I am.
- John Hunter

I was born in Texas and I lived there 'till I was 8.
Then I moved to the Dominican Republic with my mom,
lived there for two years and forgot every word of English I knew.
- Michelle Rodriguez

Mr. Tyler acquired Texas by voluntary compact,
and Mr. Polk California and New Mexico by successful war.
- Robert Toombs

Texas was defined by its larger-than-life characters,
particularly politicians.
- Jessica Savitch


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