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Virginian Quotes

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I want each and every West Virginian to have bragging rights.
I want to stop playing defense and start playing offense.
So, together, let us grab the reins of history.
- Joe Manchin III

Virginia Woolf said that writers must be androgynous.
I'll go a step further.
You must be bisexual.
- Rita Mae Brown

Sister Virginia used to say, 'You'll be known by the company you keep.'
- Michael Scheuer

Adolescents are not monsters.
They are just people trying to learn how to make it
among the adults in the world,
who are probably not so sure themselves.
- Virginia Satir

 

The first American ancestor of our name was a younger
son of these old Devonshire people,
and came to the Virginia colony in the reign of Charles the First.
- John Sergeant Wise

The attack of John Brown upon Harper's Ferry came upon
Virginia like a clap of thunder out of a clear sky.
- John Sergeant Wise

For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.
- Virginia Woolf

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Virginia is the absolute leader in homeland security
and defense and information technology.
- Mark Warner

Come to West Virginia and we'll show you how to live...
how to treat people.
We're open for business.
West Virginia is truly on the move.
- Joe Manchin

I'm from Middlesboro, Ky., a little town on the Tennessee and Virginia border.
- Lee Majors

Damn the sword!
When Virginia wanted a sword, I gave her one.
Now she sends me a toy!
I require bread!
- George Rogers Clark

My father's people...
are from Fairfax in northern Virginia,
just across the Mason-Dixon line.
So it was an honour to play Lee, he was a great general.
- Robert Duvall

I think family is very important in West Virginia and
has long been so because the mountains made travel difficult in the past,
and family members had to depend on each other.
- David Selby

I am George Rogers Clark.
You have just become a prisoner of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
- George Rogers Clark

I enjoyed growing up part of my life in Virginia Beach.
We had the ocean and the beach and a beautiful landscape.
We were outdoors all the time and we played outside.
- Mark Ruffalo

I grew up in the segregated South, right here in Lynchburg,
Virginia.
- Jerry Falwell

I now teach at American University and the University of Virginia.
- Julian Bond

The State of Virginia is similar to a great business corporation...
and should be conducted with the same efficiency and
economy as any private business.
- Harry F. Byrd

I came from Mechanicsville, Virginia,
where you have four seasons.
- Jason Mraz

Washington and Jefferson were both rich Virginia planters,
but they were never friends.
- Stephen Ambrose

You cannot find peace by avoiding life.
- Virginia Woolf

In a very short time the army of Northern Virginia
was face to face with the Army of the Potomac.
- James Longstreet

When I saw Virginia Woolf, somewhere between the first and second acts,
someone I had known as my mother became somebody else.
- Kiefer Sutherland

Men of Virginia, countrymen of Washington,
of Patrick Henry, of Jefferson, and of Madison,
will ye be true to your constitutional faith?
- Caleb Cushing

They're building a bridge over the Potomac for all
the white liberals fleeing to Virginia.
- George C. Wallace

The old charters of Massachusetts, Virginia,
and the Carolinas had given title to strips of territory
extending from the Atlantic westward to the Pacific.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

The minute I forget to balance reality with the fantasy,
I'm going back to Virginia.
- Schuyler Fisk

I have lost friends, some by death ...
others by sheer inability to cross the street.
- Virginia Woolf

I was stationed in Norfolk, Virginia,
for a while, about which the less said the better,
and then I was in the Mediterranean,
about which the more said the better.
- Harry Mathews

Then it was that the exports of slaves from Virginia
and the Carolinas was so great that the population
of those States remained almost,
if not quite stationary.
- Henry Charles Carey

Virginia 's tax system needs to be fixed.
The time to act is now.
Do not send me any more studies.
Do not send me another piecemeal approach that confuses
tinkering with real reform.
- Mark Warner

My older sister Nikki went to Hampton music school in Virginia,
then to another school later in New York.
- Debra Wilson

By the time we reached Virginia City I was considered
a remarkable good shot and a fearless rider for a girl of my age.
- Calamity Jane

It is in Virginia and Georgia that the war now rages
and where it will continue;
for at these points -
Richmond and Atlanta -
the enemy's main strength is concentrated.
- Knute Nelson

On the last morning of Virginia's bloodiest year since the Civil War,
I built a fire and sat facing a window of darkness
where at sunrise I knew I would find the sea.
- Patricia Cornwell

I was just a bumpkin.
Just a country bumpkin.
I had just come to New York from Virginia.
Or was it Baltimore?
- Cass Elliot

Since the turn of the 20th century, members of the
Jewish community in Upper East Tennessee and Southwest
Virginia have been meeting together to celebrate and worship.
- William L. Jenkins

Pocahontas was the reason the Virginia colony didn't disappear,
unlike some earlier attempts.
- Brooks Robinson

Who shall measure the hat and violence of the poet's
heart when caught and tangled in a woman's body?
- Virginia Woolf

The meaning of the Street in all ways and at all times
is the need for sharing life with others and the search for community.
- Virginia Hamilton

Somewhere, everywhere, now hidden, now apparent in
what ever is written down,
is the form of a human being.
If we seek to know him, are we idly occupied?
- Virginia Woolf

My father was in the coal business in West Virginia.
Both dad and mother were, however, originally from Massachusetts;
New England,
to them, meant the place to go if you really wanted an education.
- John Knowles

Really I don't like human nature unless all candied over with art.
- Virginia Woolf

Our workers comp debt is the Achilles heel of our state's economy,
and I firmly believe that in order to create more good
jobs in West Virginia this system must be fixed and it must be fixed now.
We cannot afford to wait even one more minute.
- Joe Manchin III

I then wrought at my trade as a tailor;
carefully attended meetings for worship and discipline;
and found an enlargement of gospel love in my mind,
and therein a concern to visit Friends in some of the
back settlements of Pennsylvania and Virginia.
- John Woolman

Life is not a series of gig lamps symmetrically arranged;
life is a luminous halo,
a semi-transparent envelope surrounding us from the
beginning of consciousness to the end.
- Virginia Woolf

In West Virginia yesterday, a man was arrested for
stealing several blow-up dolls.
Reportedly, police didn't have any trouble catching
the man because he was completely out of breath.
- Conan O'Brien

It is critical that Democratic candidates,
whether they are in New Jersey, or Virginia,
or anywhere, emphasize the fact that we can be trusted,
and can bring fiscal integrity to our state,
local, and national government.
- Mark Warner

This is my first term.
I was told it was going to be an exciting term,
and a lot of things would be done, and I cannot think
about something more exciting than save Social Security.
- Virginia Foxx

Problems are not the problem; coping is the problem.
- Virginia Satir

If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot
tell it about other people.
- Virginia Woolf

It is in our idleness, in our dreams,
that the submerged truth sometimes comes to the top.
- Virginia Woolf

One poll shows that by 61 percent to 29 percent Americans
under 40 say that Social Security needs to be fixed.
- Virginia Foxx

The eyes of others our prisons; their thoughts our cages.
- Virginia Woolf

China is crippling our manufacturing economy and eliminating
our jobs by illegally flooding our markets.
- Virginia Foxx

The connection between dress and war is not far to seek;
your finest clothes are those you wear as soldiers.
- Virginia Woolf

America does not fight for land, glory or riches.
- Virginia Foxx

What lingers from the parent's individual past,
unresolved or incomplete, often becomes part of her
or his irrational parenting.
- Virginia Satir

I think the kind of unexpected I really love is when
you open books and the actual way of writing is different and interesting.
Like reading Virginia Woolf for the first time or Lawrence
Durrell for the first time.
- Lalla Ward

I want to talk about jobs and health care and pension
security and what we're going to do to stop the brain
drain in Ohio and make it possible for our young people
to stay here and build a life in Ohio rather than in
Pennsylvania or West Virginia or God knows where.
- Ted Strickland

Odd how the creative power at once brings the whole universe to order.
- Virginia Woolf

Yet, it is true, poetry is delicious;
the best prose is that which is most full of poetry.
- Virginia Woolf

Men, we don't need you to be a knight in shining armor.
We just need you to be a little bit brave,
just a little bit.
And some of them are, and that's what he does.
- Virginia Madsen

We are nauseated by the sight of trivial personalities
decomposing in the eternity of print.
- Virginia Woolf

Mental fight means thinking against the current,
not with it.
It is our business to puncture gas bags and discover the seeds of truth.
- Virginia Woolf

Wherever there is one job on the verge of being lost,
I will fight to save it.
Wherever there is one company looking to grow in West Virginia,
I will fight to make that growth a reality.
- Joe Manchin III

Great bodies of people are never responsible for what they do.
- Virginia Woolf

A masterpiece is something said once and for all,
stated, finished, so that it's there complete in the mind,
if only at the back.
- Virginia Woolf

Why are women...
so much more interesting to men than men are to women?
- Virginia Woolf

It is far harder to kill a phantom than a reality.
- Virginia Woolf

When the shriveled skin of the ordinary is stuffed out with meaning,
it satisfies the senses amazingly.
- Virginia Woolf


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