Mississippi Quotes

Collection of top 100 famous quotes about Mississippi

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Mississippi Quotes By Phil Donahue: I have been in the witness protection program I have been in the witness protection program for the last three weeks. I campaigned for Ralph Nader. I'm now living as a woman in Mississippi. — Phil Donahue
Mississippi Quotes By Muddy Waters: I wanted to get out of Mississippi in I wanted to get out of Mississippi in the worst way. Go back? What I want to go back for? — Muddy Waters
Mississippi Quotes By Lance Bass: In Mississippi, you don't admit that you're gay. In Mississippi, you don't admit that you're gay. It's just an awkward thing down South, which is sad. — Lance Bass
Mississippi Quotes By Ellen Douglas: But the book! The siren song of the But the book! The siren song of the book! — Ellen Douglas
Mississippi Quotes By David Baldacci: Kennedy's guy had never been the same. Quit Kennedy's guy had never been the same. Quit the Service, divorced, finished his human existence in obscurity in some rat's hole in Mississippi, — David Baldacci
Mississippi Quotes By William Faulkner: I only write when the spirit moves me I only write when the spirit moves me ... and the spirit moves me every day. William Faulkner, Oxford, MississippiWilliam Faulkner
Mississippi Quotes By B.B. King: I've always tried to defend the idea that I've always tried to defend the idea that the blues doesn't have to be sung by a person who comes from Mississippi, as I did. — B.B. King
Mississippi Quotes By Patrick Simmons: Old black water, keep on rollin'Mississippi moon won't Old black water, keep on rollin'
Mississippi moon won't you keep on shinin' on me? — Patrick Simmons
Mississippi Quotes By Josh Wolf: That means if my son was gay, I That means if my son was gay, I would want him to suck the best dick this side of the Mississippi. — Josh Wolf
Mississippi Quotes By Sarah Addison Allen: She was so Southern that she cried tears She was so Southern that she cried tears that came straight from the Mississippi, and she always smelled faintly of cottonwood and peaches. — Sarah Addison Allen
Mississippi Quotes By Lee Owens: The only thing worse than saying something boring The only thing worse than saying something boring is to quote someone else's boring saying — Lee Owens
Mississippi Quotes By Mark Twain: The Mississippi River will always have its own The Mississippi River will always have its own way; no engineering skill can persuade it to do otherwise ... — Mark Twain
Mississippi Quotes By Natasha Trethewey: My parents had to go to Ohio to My parents had to go to Ohio to get married in 1965 because it was still illegal in Mississippi. My white father and black mother. — Natasha Trethewey
Mississippi Quotes By Catherine Deneuve: Mississippi Mermaid was a very special experience because Mississippi Mermaid was a very special experience because we only had the dialogues for the scenes we were shooting the night before. — Catherine Deneuve
Mississippi Quotes By Bernice L. McFadden: J.W. and Roy didn't just snatch the childhood J.W. and Roy didn't just snatch the childhood away from Emmett; they stole it from every single black child in Mississippi. — Bernice L. McFadden
Mississippi Quotes By Roy Oswalt: When you're from Weir, Mississippi, almost everywhere you When you're from Weir, Mississippi, almost everywhere you go looks like the big city. — Roy Oswalt
Mississippi Quotes By Willie Morris: As with many Southern Writers, I believe that As with many Southern Writers, I believe that the special quality of the land itself indelibly shapes the people who dwell upon it. — Willie Morris
Mississippi Quotes By Anne Moody: But courage was growing in me too. Little But courage was growing in me too. Little by little it was getting harder and harder for me not to speak out. — Anne Moody
Mississippi Quotes By Ellen Gilchrist: The Mississippi coast is not like south Florida, The Mississippi coast is not like south Florida, but it always seems warm enough for sandals and short-sleeved shirts, except for now and then. — Ellen Gilchrist
Mississippi Quotes By Augusta Scattergood: Libraries are about books. Books have no color. Libraries are about books. Books have no color. And they don't care who reads them. — Augusta Scattergood
Mississippi Quotes By Shelby Foote: Later they took him to Jackson and that Later they took him to Jackson and that explained it; he was crazy. — Shelby Foote
Mississippi Quotes By Paul Robeson: This United States Government should go down to This United States Government should go down to Mississippi and protect my people. That is what should happen. — Paul Robeson
Mississippi Quotes By Jimmy Buffett: Elvis was the only man from Northeast Mississippi Elvis was the only man from Northeast Mississippi who could shake his hips and still be loved by rednecks, cops, and hippies. — Jimmy Buffett
Mississippi Quotes By Larry Brown: The boy didn't know where he and his The boy didn't know where he and his family were, other than one name: Mississippi. — Larry Brown
Mississippi Quotes By Buddy Guy: Everyone thinks because you're from the south you Everyone thinks because you're from the south you know everyone down there, but it's not like that; I never knew nothing about no Mississippi. — Buddy Guy
Mississippi Quotes By Molly Harper: You can't just leave a Mississippi Mud Mountain You can't just leave a Mississippi Mud Mountain half-eaten! We leave no cupcake behind! — Molly Harper
Mississippi Quotes By Israel Broussard: I grew up in Mississippi. I was there I grew up in Mississippi. I was there for 13 years, and then when I turned 13, I moved out to L.A. — Israel Broussard
Mississippi Quotes By Sylvester Stallone: I love being so tight on people in I love being so tight on people in close-ups that the veins in their eyes look like the Mississippi River. — Sylvester Stallone
Mississippi Quotes By Knute Nelson: Vicksburg lies on top of a bluff on Vicksburg lies on top of a bluff on the east side of a large tongue of land jutting out into the Mississippi. — Knute Nelson
Mississippi Quotes By B.B. King: I would sit on the street corners in I would sit on the street corners in my hometown of Indianola, Mississippi, and I would play. And, generally, I would start playing gospel songs. — B.B. King
Mississippi Quotes By Morgan Freeman: I was raised in Mississippi, so heat and I was raised in Mississippi, so heat and humidity is my bread and butter. It keeps me going. I can't stand cold weather. — Morgan Freeman
Mississippi Quotes By Jason Medina: A beauty beyond words," whispered Rini, mesmerized by A beauty beyond words," whispered Rini, mesmerized by the view. — Jason Medina
Mississippi Quotes By Various: Teacher: Why is the Mississippi such an unusual Teacher: Why is the Mississippi such an unusual river? Student: Because it has four eyes and can't see! *** — Various
Mississippi Quotes By Ron Kind: Most of the locks and dams on the Most of the locks and dams on the upper Mississippi River system are over 60 years old and many are in serious need of repair and rehabilitation. — Ron Kind
Mississippi Quotes By Andrew Galasetti: They cried. Yes, yes, they cried. Cried more They cried. Yes, yes, they cried. Cried more tears than the Mississippi could hold, but those tears never washed away their faith ... — Andrew Galasetti
Mississippi Quotes By Paul Schneider: Too thick to drink," as the boatmen used Too thick to drink," as the boatmen used to say about the water of the Mississippi River, "too thin to walk on. — Paul Schneider
Mississippi Quotes By Will Rogers: What would we say if the Chinese sent What would we say if the Chinese sent a gunboat with their marines up the Mississippi River claiming they were protecting their laundries in Memphis? — Will Rogers
Mississippi Quotes By Kinky Friedman: We're first on executions. We're 49th in funding We're first on executions. We're 49th in funding public education. We're in a race with Mississippi for the bottom, and we're winning. — Kinky Friedman
Mississippi Quotes By Little Milton: I'm from the Mississippi delta originally. I'm from the Mississippi delta originally. — Little Milton
Mississippi Quotes By Aaron Copland: A great symphony is a man-made Mississippi down A great symphony is a man-made Mississippi down which we irresistibly flow from the instant of our leave-taking to a long forseen destination. — Aaron Copland
Mississippi Quotes By Trishelle Cannatella: I went to college in Mississippi; I'm from I went to college in Mississippi; I'm from Louisiana. — Trishelle Cannatella
Mississippi Quotes By Seth Grahame-Smith: America is thataway, Mr. Lincoln," laughed Davis, pointing America is thataway, Mr. Lincoln," laughed Davis, pointing north. "You're in Mississippi now. — Seth Grahame-Smith
Mississippi Quotes By Friedrich Nietzsche: Had Nietzsche lived to be burned at the Had Nietzsche lived to be burned at the stake by outraged Mississippi Methodists, it would have been a glorious day for his doctrines. — Friedrich Nietzsche
Mississippi Quotes By Richard Jessup: A hot city, slaked out on the banks A hot city, slaked out on the banks of the Mississippi, with too much of its muscle showing to be a dignified city. — Richard Jessup
Mississippi Quotes By Medgar Evers: The gifts of God should be enjoyed by The gifts of God should be enjoyed by all citizens in Mississippi. — Medgar Evers
Mississippi Quotes By Ruta Sepetys: If I poured all the lies I had If I poured all the lies I had told into the Mississippi, the river would rise and flood the city. — Ruta Sepetys
Mississippi Quotes By Kristi Cook: You can take the girl out of Mississippi You can take the girl out of Mississippi but you can't take the Mississippi out of the girl. — Kristi Cook
Mississippi Quotes By Ellen Douglas: Books, the books that I loved above all Books, the books that I loved above all else to spend my time with, were the great tools for understanding one's life and the lives of other people. — Ellen Douglas
Mississippi Quotes By Anne Moody: I sat there listening to "We Shall Overcome," I sat there listening to "We Shall Overcome," looking out of the window at the passing Mississippi landscape. — Anne Moody
Mississippi Quotes By James Meredith: There are a million Negroes in Mississippi. I There are a million Negroes in Mississippi. I think they'll take care of me. — James Meredith
Mississippi Quotes By Morgan Freeman: Growing up in Mississippi, I realized that it Growing up in Mississippi, I realized that it was separate and unequal and all that, but it was still a safe place. — Morgan Freeman
Mississippi Quotes By Chris McDaniel: This is not the party of Reagan. Today This is not the party of Reagan. Today the conservative movement took a backseat to liberal Democrats in the state of Mississippi. — Chris McDaniel
Mississippi Quotes By Kathryn Stockett: Mississippi and the world is two different places,' Mississippi and the world is two different places,' the Deacon say and we all nod cause ain't it the truth. — Kathryn Stockett
Mississippi Quotes By Ellen Gilchrist: She was always saying things like that but She was always saying things like that but I let her be my best friend anyway. — Ellen Gilchrist
Mississippi Quotes By Jesmyn Ward: Love don't just go away like that, Cille," Love don't just go away like that, Cille," Sandman said.
"It do. — Jesmyn Ward
Mississippi Quotes By Hunter Murphy: The only way he could truly stick out The only way he could truly stick out in New Orleans was if he were walking down the street on fire. — Hunter Murphy
Mississippi Quotes By David Mitchell: One loses one's eye in the lanes of One loses one's eye in the lanes of sea phosphorescence & the Mississippi of stars streaming across the heavens. — David Mitchell
Mississippi Quotes By Seth Godin: The second person to write a story about The second person to write a story about a young boy and an escaped slave on the Mississippi wasn't a novelist, he was a typist. — Seth Godin
Mississippi Quotes By Elizabeth Spencer: To each other, they talked at a gallop. To each other, they talked at a gallop. Literature turned them on; their ideas flowed, ran back and forth like a current. (The Cousins) — Elizabeth Spencer
Mississippi Quotes By Bennie Thompson: If you talk to the Whites in Mississippi If you talk to the Whites in Mississippi they will tell you, 'You can go to any school you want to; we don't see race.' Biggest lie ever told. — Bennie Thompson
Mississippi Quotes By David L. Cohn: Richard Wright, a Mississippi-born negro, has written a Richard Wright, a Mississippi-born negro, has written a blinding and corrosive study in hate. It is a novel entitled "Native Son". — David L. Cohn
Mississippi Quotes By Grace Hightower: I grew up in Kilmichael, Mississippi. It's a I grew up in Kilmichael, Mississippi. It's a dot on the map 100 miles north of Jackson. — Grace Hightower
Mississippi Quotes By F Scott Fitzgerald: Only remember west of the Mississippi it's a Only remember west of the Mississippi it's a little more look, see, act. A little less rationalize, comment, talk. — F Scott Fitzgerald
Mississippi Quotes By Carolyn Haines: My rhythm was joined with that of the My rhythm was joined with that of the Mississippi seasons. To change would shift everything inside of me ... — Carolyn Haines
Mississippi Quotes By Lionel Shriver: Wasn't there only one respectable memento of a Wasn't there only one respectable memento of a man worth keeping, the kind that draws Valentines and learns to spell Mississippi? — Lionel Shriver