Atlanta quotes

  • Once I went to bed in Orlando and I woke up in Atlanta. I have no idea how that happened.
    -- A. J. McLean

    #Atlanta #Ideas #Bed

  • I am a black male who grew up in the inner city of Atlanta and no one ever followed me in a mall. I don't recall any doors clicking when I crossed the street. And I never had anyone clutching their handbag when I got on an elevator. I guess having two awesome parents who taught me to be a respectful young man paid dividends.
    -- Allen West

    #Men #Two #Atlanta

  • Atlanta is an incredibly cool city.
    -- Andrew Lincoln

    #Atlanta #Cities

  • For the entire state of Georgia, having the premiere of Gone With the Wind on home ground was like winning the Battle of Atlanta 75 years late.
    -- Anne Edwards

    #Home #Winning #Atlanta

  • The Atlanta Hawks are a bunch of guys who would prefer to pass kidney stones than pass a basketball.
    -- Bob Weiss

    #Basketball #Atlanta #Guy

  • I worked with Snoop, but I would love to work with him again, but DMX I would love to work with him as well I met him in Atlanta; I went to one of his concerts; I would love to do a song with him. I respect him and really like his music.
    -- Bow Wow

    #Song #Atlanta #Mets

  • I'm certainly thankful for what the Cubs did for me. I respect their organization. It's the same way with the Atlanta Braves, an awfully fine organization. I respect everybody who's down there, and that's still where I live today. But the Cardinals represent the best years of my career.
    -- Bruce Sutter

    #Atlanta #Years #Careers

  • Growing up in Atlanta I always had a sense of what fashion was, a sense of style - my parents always talked about the importance of making a first impression and that's stayed with me.
    -- Cam Newton

    #Fashion #Growing Up #Atlanta

  • After I left the podium in Atlanta, I felt so fulfilled in my career that I lost my desire to compete at that level again.
    -- Carl Lewis

    #Running #Atlanta #Careers

  • It used to be that if you had a pretty good record, you could stop by a station in Little Rock or Atlanta and let the DJ listen to it. No way something like that can happen now.
    -- Charley Pride

    #Rocks #Atlanta #Records

  • If you don't like the way the Atlanta Braves are playing then you don't like baseball.
    -- Chuck Tanner

    #Baseball #Atlanta #Brave

  • I can't be calm when I drive through sections of Atlanta that look more like Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, than America.
    -- Cynthia McKinney

    #Atlanta #America #Looks

  • Politicians have responsibility to act if the public opinion changes. Flooding, storms, droughts are all getting people talking about climate change. I wonder if someday Atlanta will run out of water?
    -- David Titley

    #Running #Responsibility #Atlanta

  • I grew up in the suburbs north of Atlanta. I had an amazing childhood, and I still go back to my home in Atlanta often.
    -- Devon Werkheiser

    #Home #Atlanta #Childhood

  • I think the saddest moment in my life just happened two months ago. My old nightclub partner passed away, Phil Erickson down in Atlanta. He - I owe him everything. He put me in the business and taught me about everything I know.
    -- Dick Van Dyke

    #Thinking #Atlanta #Two

  • I'll have to say winning the Olympic gold in Atlanta is a crowning achievement, along with the gold in the relay in the same games.
    -- Donovan Bailey

    #Winning #Atlanta #Games

  • I always view my music like a city at night, like Atlanta. I view my music in lights. So Far Gone would be my experiences in Toronto at night.
    -- Drake

    #Night #Light #Atlanta

  • That other saying, I'm a part of all that I have met, I think that would have to begin with my wonderful parents back in Atlanta when I was a youngster five years old I was tongue tied.
    -- Ernie Harwell

    #Thinking #Atlanta #Years

  • Also I'm a part of the people that I've worked with in baseball that have been so great to me, Mr. Earl Mann of Atlanta, who gave me my first baseball broadcasting job.
    -- Ernie Harwell

    #Baseball #Jobs #Atlanta

  • You don't need Tom Wolfe to tell you that the Buckhead section of Atlanta is the jewel of the city, an area of gracious homes, elegant hotels and shopping centers, as well as some of the best restaurants.
    -- Florence Fabricant

    #Home #Atlanta #Jewels

  • I remember at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta, Shaq always wanted me to show him steps over and over.
    -- Hakeem Olajuwon

    #Atlanta #Steps #Olympics

  • Coming from a small town it was tough to dream big. When I grew up in a small town in Georgia, my biggest dream was one day to be able to go to Atlanta.
    -- Herschel Walker

    #Sports #Dream #Atlanta

  • A lot of things happened in a lot of places. And to see how well it was handled in Atlanta. There are a lot of reasons for Atlanta being a special town in the Civil Rights era.
    -- Ivan Allen, Jr.

    #Rights #Atlanta #Special

  • The city of Atlanta has always had a good spirit.
    -- Ivan Allen, Jr.

    #Atlanta #Cities #Spirit

  • Atlanta? I think it's the greatest city anywhere I know of.
    -- Ivan Allen, Jr.

    #Thinking #Atlanta #Cities

  • When Olympic decathlon gold medalist Bruce Jenner asked a roomful of Olympic hopefuls if they had a list of written goals, every one raised their hands. When he asked how many of them had that list with them right that moment, only one person raised their hand. That person was Dan O'Brien. And it was Dan O'Brien who went on to win the gold medal in the decathlon at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta. Don't underestimate the power of setting goals and constantly reviewing them.
    -- Jack Canfield

    #Winning #Atlanta #Hands

  • By 2040, the Sahara will be moving into Europe and Berlin will be as hot as Baghdad. Atlanta will end up a kudzu jungle. Phoenix will become uninhabitable, as will parts of Beijing (desert), Miami (rising seas) and London (floods). Food shortages will drive millions of people north, raising political tensions.
    -- James Lovelock

    #Moving #Atlanta #Europe

  • The peculiar fascination which the South held over my imagination and my limited capital decided me in favor of Atlanta University; so about the last of September I bade farewell to the friends and scenes of my boyhood and boarded a train for the South.
    -- James Weldon Johnson

    #Farewell #Atlanta #Imagination

  • The first time I was homeless was when I went to Atlanta. I was in a homeless shelter, then when I got a job I used to miss the curfew for the shelter. So I ended up sleeping outside in the streets.
    -- Jay Electronica

    #Jobs #Sleep #Atlanta

  • I went down and played with Magic Johnson at his all-star game in Atlanta. I remember Magic stopped the game and said, 'We need you here with us in L.A.
    -- Jayson Williams

    #Stars #Atlanta #Games

  • My father was a promoter of Fresh Fest, and they needed an opening act. He got me a slot as a dancer. We tried it out the first time in Atlanta and the crowd went crazy. I was the opening clown.
    -- Jermaine Dupri

    #Father #Crazy #Atlanta

  • Because I was in Atlanta, people didn't realize I'm one of the real forefathers in the game.
    -- Jermaine Dupri

    #Real #Atlanta #Games

  • If you go to Atlanta, the first question people ask you is, "What's your business?" In Macon they ask, "Where do you go to church?" In Augusta they ask your grandmother's maiden name. But in Savannah the first question people ask you is "What would you like to drink?
    -- John Berendt

    #Grandmother #Names #Atlanta

  • Atlanta's my musical home. It really was the place where I really came alive.
    -- John Mayer

    #Home #Atlanta #Musical

  • Every time I look at Atlanta I see what a quarter of a million Confederate soldiers died to prevent.
    -- John Shelton Reed

    #Atlanta #Southern #Soldier

  • You reduce the cost of labs if you buy for here in Atlanta not trying to staff five other labs, ... There's a great deal of efficiency.
    -- John Turner

    #Atlanta #Trying #Cost

  • The president of the branch in Atlanta was a pastor of a church, the Reverend Sam Williams, a wonderful guy. He was middle-class and fairly militant for the time and place.
    -- Julian Bond

    #Class #Atlanta #Guy

  • I'm excited to win a pole at Atlanta, one of the tracks you look forward to qualifying at every single year, and really happy to beat Ryan Newman, who is hard to beat here.
    -- Kasey Kahne

    #Winning #Years #Atlanta

  • 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

    #War #Atlanta #Virginia

  • I went for an audition, which was shrouded in all kinds of secrecy to keep the storyline under wraps, and 5 days later I was in Atlanta and 700 years older.
    -- Lauren Cohan

    #Atlanta #Years #Auditions

  • If she did see, I hoped she' be amazed. Amazed and thankful, because without even asking, she'd received a genuine autograph from a genuine girl from Atlanta. Not just any girl, but a girl who was, frankly, a pretty big deal. A girl who was me.
    -- Lauren Myracle

    #Girl #Atlanta #Asking

  • Friday was Atlanta. That was fifteen bucks. Once a month, we made a six hundred mile trip from Indianapolis down to Atlanta, and at fifteen dollars, by the time you feed yourself and buy gasoline, you're minus about ten bucks.
    -- Lou Thesz

    #Friday #Atlanta #Dollars

  • Welcome to Atlanta Jack and hammers and vogues Back to the mackin' and jackin' the clothes Adolescents packin the fo'
    -- Ludacris

    #Atlanta #Clothes #Hip Hop

  • We want the clear facts to be reported that we, according to the FBI, have a lower violent crime rate than Atlanta, or Houston, or Dallas, or Miami or San Antonio. To some extent, the perception that's been created is much greater than the reality.
    -- Marc Morial

    #Reality #Atlanta #Perception

  • Really, we don't relate our Atlanta setup to here. I feel like the shock [absorber] package will be different and the springs will certainly be different than Atlanta.
    -- Mark Martin

    #Spring #Atlanta #Different

  • More than 10,000 athletes came to Atlanta seeking Olympic medals. Only a few of them will be lucky and skilled enough to claim one.
    -- Mary Lou Retton

    #Athlete #Atlanta #Lucky

  • Whether it's on the streets of Philadelphia or New York or Chicago or Atlanta or in a classroom in Newtown, Connecticut, people want to be safe.
    -- Michael Nutter

    #New York #Atlanta #Philadelphia

  • Whenever I think of Milwaukee, I think of the American League. Hmm, Boston, Atlanta, weren't they the Browns, too?
    -- Mike Shannon

    #Thinking #Boston #Atlanta

  • In the early 1970s in Atlanta, I attended what had formerly been an all-white school but had become a black school after integration and white flight. Perhaps because of this, the teachers created a curriculum that included a focus on African American literature and history year-round, not just in February.
    -- Natasha Trethewey

    #Teacher #School #Atlanta

  • Atlanta Journal-Constitution columnist Colin Campbell says that every member of the Georgia General Assembly with an IQ above 85 should be required to wear a crash helmet. That should take about ... oh, say 15 helmets?
    -- Neal Boortz

    #Atlanta #Political #Georgia

  • Because I'm shooting 'The New Normal' and 'Real Housewives of Atlanta' at the same time, so my schedule is double. I leave one show and go and shoot the other. The cameras are with me for, like, every day of my life. So I'm extremely tired.
    -- NeNe Leakes

    #Real #Tired #Atlanta

  • In my real life, both my bosses are gay. On the 'Real Housewives of Atlanta,' Andy Cohen is gay, everybody at Bravo is gay - we call them the gay mafia. Over at 'Glee' and 'The New Normal,' my boss Ryan Murphy is gay. On the show, my boss, played by Andrew Reynolds, is gay in real life. I'm surrounded by all my gay bosses.
    -- NeNe Leakes

    #Real #Gay #Atlanta

  • Los Angeles, Houston, Denver, Atlanta: those are all cities that really didn't get big, didn't hit their stride until the 20th century.
    -- Paul Goldberger

    #Atlanta #Cities #Denver

  • Atlanta is not the South. Atlanta is not the South, gotdamn it, when you go to Atlanta what does your clock say? When you get off the plane from Los Angeles or Texas, what time do it be over there? Atlanta is East Coast time. You ***** ain't in the South.
    -- Pimp C

    #Texas #Atlanta #East

  • Atlanta is not the South.
    -- Pimp C

    #Rapper #Atlanta

  • ATLANTA NIGHTS is sure to please the reader who enjoys this sort of thing.
    -- Raymond E. Feist

    #Night #Atlanta #Enjoy

  • The best food I've had was actually in catering at 'Single Ladies.' It's insane. I can't live in Atlanta. In fact, even if I'm offered, I'm not sure I could come back for another six months, because I'll just be fat.
    -- Ricky Whittle

    #Atlanta #Insane #Months

  • I am happy with what I do. I'd love to be the manager of the Atlanta Braves, but they hired somebody this week. So I'll just have to be inordinately happy with one of the best jobs on the planet.
    -- Robert Gibbs

    #Jobs #Atlanta #Brave

  • ATLANTA NIGHTS not only changed my life, it changed my mind. An astonishing read, worth it at half the price.
    -- Robin Wayne Bailey

    #Night #Atlanta #Mind

  • My first novel, Leaving Atlanta, took at look at my hometown in the late 1970s, when the city was terrorized by a serial murderer that left at least 29 African-American children dead.
    -- Tayari Jones

    #Children #Atlanta #Cities

  • There's not much to do in Atlanta, so the cast went to the gym together, went shopping together, and dinner was always a group thing. It's that whole summer-camp experience that making movies tends to be anyway.
    -- Timothy Olyphant

    #Summer #Atlanta #Shopping

  • I once sat next to Jim from Wild Kingdom on a flight from Atlanta. I find mentioning that opens a lot of doors.
    -- Todd Barry

    #Doors #Atlanta #Kingdoms

  • The beauty about living in Atlanta is that there aren't too many paparazzi here; you can just relax. And that really works for me and my children.
    -- Usher

    #Children #Atlanta #Relax

  • On the road, they join the bedraggled remnants of a column of exhausted Confederate soldiers evacuating burning Atlanta. Rhett makes her take note of the scene: "Take a good look, my dear. It's a historic moment. You can tell your grandchildren how you watched the Old South disappear one night."
    -- Vivien Leigh

    #Night #Grandchildren #Atlanta

  • Triple 6 Mafia and Mystikal in Atlanta was one of my first shows. I remember how sweaty and smashed up everybody was, and it was so punk rock.
    -- Yelawolf

    #Atlanta #Rocks #Mafia

  • I love Atlanta. It's a great city with great crews there.
    -- Baran Odar

    #Atlanta #Cities #Crew

  • ATLANTA NIGHTS: I haven't been this stunned since my colonoscopy.
    -- Dennis L. McKiernan

    #Night #Atlanta #Colonoscopy

  • If I'm fortunate enough to play in the NFL, anywhere for anybody would be great. But if I had to pick, it would be the hometown [Atlanta] Falcons because I used to work for them.
    -- Deshaun Watson

    #Play #Nfl #Atlanta

  • Atlanta is not like New York, where everybody piles into one place.
    -- Donnis

    #New York #Atlanta

  • The people in Atlanta, they're not really up on the blogs. A few people are, but it's not super crazy. In Atlanta it's still very much radio. When they hear it on the radio, that's what it is.
    -- Donnis

    #Crazy #Atlanta #People

  • I'm based in Atlanta so there weren't a lot of people to talk to about fashion because no one was really doing it on the scale that I wanted to do it. I had to do a lot of research on my own.
    -- Fred Foster

    #Fashion #Atlanta #People

  • If I'd had covered [ Brett Favre] in Atlanta, I'd presume he'd go down as another Todd Marinovich. Talent out the gills, but lacking the control and discipline to make much of himself.
    -- Jeff Pearlman

    #Atlanta #Discipline #Talent

  • The crowd in Atlanta was amazing the last time we played there. They were enthusiastic, engaged in the game and were happy to be there. They are excited about soccer.
    -- Kelley O'Hara

    #Soccer #Atlanta #Games

  • I was trying to land an 18-year-old strapping first baseman from Blanco, Texas, population 200. His name was Willie Upshaw. It turned out there were only three scouts who knew about Willie - Dave Yocum and I working for the Yankees, and Al LaMacchia from the Atlanta Braves.
    -- Pat Gillick

    #Yankees #Texas #Atlanta

  • Atlanta is where I want to be. Believe that.
    -- Bruce Irvin

    #Believe #Atlanta #Want

  • I did a whole concert in Atlanta with my fly open, and I had a black suit on and a white shirt. My white shirt was protruding from the fly.
    -- Al Green

    #Atlanta #White #Black

  • Atlanta's a good example of a city that's quite sprawling, where there's a sharp division between where blacks and whites live, between where low-income and high-income families live.
    -- Raj Chetty

    #Atlanta #Cities #Low Income

  • The interesting thing about Georgia is, Atlanta is teeming with middle-class black people and black people with money - and yet there is still segregation.
    -- Richard Benjamin

    #Atlanta #Class #People

  • The Giants are looking for a trade but I don't think Atlanta wants to depart with a quality player.
    -- Ron Fairly

    #Player #Thinking #Atlanta

  • In the beginning, Atlanta was without form, and void; and it still is.
    -- Roy Blount, Jr.

    #Atlanta #Void #Form

  • If I'd grown up in Atlanta and then gone to Ottumwa, Iowa it may have been culture shock, but I was used to being in a small town and used to seeing the same people all the time and going to the same grocery store every day, so it wasn't that big of a deal for me. I was just excited to be on TV. I was just jumping for joy when I got there. I wasn't making any money, but I was sure happy.
    -- Todd Grisham

    #Jumping #Atlanta #Iowa

  • I was actually filming in Atlanta when I got a call from Walter Hill saying, "Well, it could be your turn to play Hickok." I said, "Oh, well, great!" He said, "What's your hair look like?" I said, "Well, it's short, Walter, but... I've still got that wig!" . He said, "Well, bring it!"
    -- Keith Carradine

    #Hair #Atlanta #Play