Ohio quotes

  • I started dancing when I was 3 in Toledo, Ohio, and started hip-hop dancing at the age of 7.
    -- Alyson Stoner

    #Ohio #Dancing #Hip Hop

  • It is true that I was denied access to a facility at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio, because I never got in. I can't tell you what was inside. We both know about the rumors concerning a captured UFO and crew members. I have never seen what I would call a UFO, but I have intelligent friends who have.
    -- Barry Goldwater

    #Intelligent #Air #Ohio

  • There's no "brothers" when it comes to white people. We are just complete individuals. We don't care about each other. He's not my brother; my brother lives in Ohio - I don't know that guy.
    -- Bill Burr

    #Funny #Brother #Ohio

  • What we don't talk about enough is Ohio's unique and remarkable quality of life. We are a state of cities, small towns and growing suburbs where life is affordable and destinations within reach. There is no better place to raise a family.
    -- Bob Taft

    #Unique #Ohio #Cities

  • The failure in Ohio to have adequate voting capacity for the people who were registered and eligible to vote was an absolute denial of their right to vote.
    -- Carol Moseley Braun

    #Ohio #People #Voting

  • I'm just a lucky slob from Ohio who happened to be in the right place at the right time.
    -- Clark Gable

    #Ohio #Lucky #Right Time

  • Yesterday Jerry Springer bowed out of the Ohio Senate race. He said, 'If I can't run the most embarrassing campaign in America, then I'm out of here.'
    -- Craig Kilborn

    #Running #Race #Ohio

  • If you live in Ohio and you don't wear scarlet and gray now, you're an oddball. And it used to be that you could go around town even in Columbus and see a bunch of people in Michigan shirts ... And that's horrible, isn't it?.
    -- Dave Foley

    #Ohio #People #Michigan

  • A crucial Elite group behind the Civil War was the Knights of the Golden Circle, again based in Cincinnati, Ohio.
    -- David Icke

    #War #Knights #Ohio

  • I'm that same David Crockett, fresh from the backwoods, half-horse, half-alligator, a little touched with the snapping turtle; can wade the Mississippi, leap the Ohio, ride upon a streak of lightning, and slip without a scratch down a honey locust [tree].
    -- Davy Crockett

    #Horse #Turtles #Ohio

  • All Americans come from Ohio originally, if only briefly.
    -- Dawn Powell


  • I spent thirty-two years in a paper mill in southern Ohio, and before that, I worked in a meatpacking plant and a shoe factory.
    -- Donald Ray Pollock

    #Ohio #Years #Shoes

  • Knockemstiff is a collection of short stories set in the holler of the same name in southern Ohio where I grew up. I tried to link the stories together through the place and some recurring characters.
    -- Donald Ray Pollock

    #Character #Ohio #Names

  • I am deeply grateful to the President and to my country. ... To come from Cincinnati, Ohio, for God's sake, then to go to Hollywood, and to get this kind of tribute from my country. ... I love this country so much.
    -- Doris Day

    #Country #Grateful #Ohio

  • I can't escape being born in Pike County, Kentucky, grandson of a miner, Luther Tibbs, and his wife, Earlene, and traveling as a child up and down Route 23 between Kentucky and Columbus, Ohio, where I was raised, experiencing life via working-class people. Nor do I want to escape.
    -- Dwight Yoakam

    #Children #Kentucky #Ohio

  • As a former U.S. attorney general under President Reagan, and a former Ohio secretary of state, we would like to say something that might strike some as obvious: Those who oppose photo voter-ID laws and other election-integrity reforms are intent on making it easier to commit vote fraud.
    -- Edwin Meese

    #Integrity #Ohio #Law

  • Whenever I played Columbus, Ohio, I dropped in to see my close friend, a medium who had mysterious powers. Her Indian guide was Mohawk.
    -- Ethel Waters

    #Ohio #Mohawks #Columbus

  • During a campaign speech in Ohio, President Obama said, 'I wasn't born with a silver spoon in my mouth'. So to be fair, he wants to take your silverware and spread it around.
    -- Fred Thompson

    #Ohio #President #Campaigns

  • In the summer of 1965 I was invited to join Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio and returned to academic life as professor with the added responsibility of becoming also Department Chairman.
    -- George Andrew Olah

    #Summer #Responsibility #Ohio

  • It's clear enough that there was substantial fraud in Ohio, thus delivering the Electoral College vote for President Bush.
    -- George Galloway

    #College #Ohio #Hype

  • Living in Ohio, I grew up an Oakland Raiders fan.
    -- Hugh Douglas

    #Ohio #Oakland #Fans

  • Americans don't like to waste time on stupid things, for example, on the torturous process of coming up with names for their towns. And really, why strain yourself when so many wonderful names already exist in the world?The entrance to the town of Moscow is shown in the photograph. That's right, an absolutely authentic Moscow, just in the state of Ohio, not in the USSR in Moscow province.There's another Moscow in some other state, and yet another Moscow in a third state. On the whole, every state has the absolute right to have its very own Moscow.
    -- Ilya Ilf

    #Stupid #Ohio #Names

  • Salvador [Dali] was brought up in Spain, a country colored by the legends of Hannibal, El Greco, and Cervantes. I was brought up in Ohio, a region steeped in the tradition of Coxey's Army, the Anti-Saloon League, and William Howard Taft.
    -- James Thurber

    #Country #Army #Ohio

  • I grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio, and my parents are really right wingers. My dad watches, like, five or six hours of Fox News every day and stuff like that.
    -- Jeffrey R. Immelt

    #Dad #Ohio #Parent

  • Over the years, I've traveled to many places for inspiration and research, including Pennsylvania, Ohio, South Carolina, California, and Hawaii.
    -- Jennifer Chiaverini

    #Inspiration #Ohio #Years

  • When I left Ohio when I was 17 and ended up in New York and realised that not all films had the giant crab monsters in them, it really opened up a lot of things for me.
    -- Jim Jarmusch

    #New York #Ohio #Monsters

  • I came from Canada when I was about 10 years old, and our family settled in Cleveland, Ohio.
    -- Joe Shuster

    #Ohio #Years #Cleveland

  • When I met Paul Ryan 22 years ago, he was a student at Miami of Ohio volunteering on my campaign.
    -- John Boehner

    #Ohio #Years #Volunteer

  • Saturday night in Toledo Ohio, Is like being nowhere at all, All through the day how the hours rush by, You sit in the park and you watch the grass die.
    -- John Denver

    #Humorous #Night #Ohio

  • Everybody should have a chance to rise. That's our philosophy in Ohio and that's my philosophy for America.
    -- John Kasich

    #Philosophy #Ohio #America

  • I mean, the fact of the matter is, Ohio 's coming back because we set a clear path, we cut taxes, we balanced our budget, we got credit upgrades when the whole rest of the world, including America, was being downgraded.
    -- John Kasich

    #Mean #Cutting #Ohio

  • In the past the great majority of minority voters, in Ohio and other places that means African American voters, cast a large percentage of their votes during the early voting process.
    -- John Lewis

    #Mean #Past #Ohio

  • One thing I will commit to the people of Ohio is, when I'm a U.S. senator and there's issues being debated in Washington, when I'm a U.S. senator they'll know exactly what my position is.
    -- Josh Mandel

    #Ohio #Issues #People

  • I'm the treasurer of the state of Ohio, where, when the United States credit rating was downgraded for the first time in American history, and 14 government funds around the country were downgraded, we earned the highest rating we could earn on our $4 billion investment fund.
    -- Josh Mandel

    #Country #Government #Ohio

  • I will represent all of the people of Ohio, regardless of their background. I don't care if you are a Democrat, a Republican, a Libertarian or a vegetarian, I will be blind to race, religion or any kind of orientation.
    -- Josh Mandel

    #Race #Ohio #People

  • We have 45,000 square miles of geography in Ohio.
    -- Ken Blackwell

    #Squares #Ohio #Geography

  • I am running for Governor of the great state of Ohio and welcome your support.
    -- Ken Blackwell

    #Running #Ohio #Support

  • I was born in Cincinnati, Ohio. My family was not nationally known as being a literary family, though my mother and my mother's side of the family in general were interested in literature.
    -- Kenneth Koch

    #Mother #Ohio #Literature

  • Times are not good here. The city is crumbling into ashes. It has been buried under taxes and frauds and maladministrations so that it has become a study for archaeologists...but it is better to live here in sackcloth and ashes than to own the whole state of Ohio.
    -- Lafcadio Hearn

    #Ohio #Cities #New Orleans

  • My relationship with Northeast Ohio is bigger than basketball. I didn't realize that four years ago. I do now.
    -- LeBron James

    #Basketball #Ohio #Years

  • Akron, Ohio, is my home. I will always be here. I'm still working out at my old high school.
    -- LeBron James

    #Home #School #Ohio

  • In Northeast Ohio, nothing is given. Everything is earned. You work for what you have.
    -- LeBron James

    #Ohio #Given

  • This is going to make such a great story: How I nursed a pirate back to health and my love saved him," Miss Ohio said with a contented sigh. "And then we can have our own reality show about our relationship." - "Beauty Queens
    -- Libba Bray

    #Queens #Reality #Ohio

  • Helloooo." Miss Ohio rolled her eyes. "I'm from the Buckeye State. We are serious about our tailgating parties. I can turn anything into a grill.
    -- Libba Bray

    #Party #Eye #Ohio

  • Chin held high, Miss Ohio beamed at an imagined crowd. "I want to be a motivational speaker." "What are you going to motivate people to do?" Smile still in place, she cut her eyes at Adina. "You know. Motivational ... stuff.
    -- Libba Bray

    #Eye #Cutting #Ohio

  • She was too much—for Zenith, Ohio. She’d tried at times to make herself smaller, to fit neatly into the ordered lines of expectation. But somehow, she always managed to say or do something outrageous—she’d accept a dare to climb a flagpole, or make a slightly risqué joke, or go riding in cars with boys—and suddenly she was “that awful O’Neill girl” all over again.
    -- Libba Bray

    #Girl #Boys #Ohio

  • Cash or check?” he said cheekily. Even the dullest Ohio girls knew that bit of lingo: Kiss now or kiss later? “Bank’s closed, pal.
    -- Libba Bray

    #Girl #Kissing #Ohio

  • Evie was so nervous that she downed her cocktail in two stiff swigs, then refilled her glass. Henry arched an eyebrow. “A pro, I see.” “What else is there to do in Ohio?
    -- Libba Bray

    #Glasses #Ohio #Eyebrows

  • My high school was nothing like West Beverly High, let me tell you. I grew up in Fredericktown, Ohio.
    -- Luke Perry

    #School #Ohio #West

  • The numbers in Ohio as well as the rest of the nation make it clear that the African-American communities have been targeted and logic makes it clear that this did not happen coincidentally or unintentionally.
    -- Mark Crutcher

    #Numbers #Ohio #Community

  • Ohio State created me. They created what they suspended.
    -- Maurice Clarett

    #Ohio #Ohio State #States

  • What would have become of Ohio State if I said everything? Half the team would have been suspended, and it would have been worse for everybody. I was like, 'Why don't I just take it?'
    -- Maurice Clarett

    #Team #Ohio #Half

  • I was 20 years old. I had moved to Los Angeles from Columbus, Ohio. I was working as a piano salesman - a terrible piano salesman. I couldn't sell them. I could demonstrate them, but people wouldn't buy them from me.
    -- Michael Feinstein

    #Ohio #Years #Piano

  • I graduated from college in Ohio and bummed around for a while, and then I joined VISTA, which was a domestic Peace Corps kind of thing, and they sent me to Colorado.
    -- Mojo Nixon

    #College #Ohio #Colorado

  • I came back to Louisville after the Olympics with my shiny gold medal. Went into a luncheonette where black folks couldn't eat. Thought I'd put them on the spot. I sat down and asked for a meal. The Olympic champion wearing his gold medal. They said, "We don't serve ***** here." I said, "That's okay, I don't eat 'em." But they put me out in the street. So I went down to the river, the Ohio River, and threw my gold medal in it.
    -- Muhammad Ali

    #Ohio #Rivers #Black History

  • I was born and raised in Ohio. During my childhood, I spent most of my time drawing and reading fairy tales and myths.
    -- Natalie Babbitt

    #Reading #Drawing #Ohio

  • As a boy, because I was born and raised in Ohio, about 60 miles north of Dayton, the legends of the Wrights have been in my memories as long as I can remember.
    -- Neil Armstrong

    #Memories #Boys #Ohio

  • I grew up in Ohio, and I was a musicologist since I was little; it is all that I would ever read.
    -- Nina Blackwood

    #Ohio #Littles #Grew

  • And I started as a journalism major at Ohio State, ended up in theater and I love to read.
    -- Patricia Heaton

    #Ohio #Journalism #Theater

  • After spending 22 years in Ohio, I love everything about New York.
    -- R. L. Stine

    #New York #Years #Ohio

  • I grew up in a suburb of Ohio, in a small town, and I resonated with that small-town feeling where everybody knows your business.
    -- Rachael Harris

    #Ohio #Feelings #Towns

  • President Obama made the right choice, over one million Americans are still working today. The American auto industry is not just surviving. It is thriving. Where Mitt Romney was willing to turn his back on Akron, Dayton and Toledo, Ohio, the president said, 'I've got your back.'
    -- Rahm Emanuel

    #Ohio #Choices #President

  • I am a great believer in the OHIO principle: Only handle it once. When you read an e-mail, decide whether or not to reply to it, and, if you need to reply, do so right then and there. I have found that about 80 percent of all e-mails, whether internal or external, do not require a response.
    -- Robert Pozen

    #Ohio #Needs #Mail

  • I was raised on a little farm about 12 miles out of Portsmouth, Ohio.
    -- Roy Rogers

    #Agriculture #Ohio #Littles

  • 'Woman on the Plaza,' with its distinct horizon, snow-like surfaces, wintry wall, stunning sunlight, sharp shadows, and hurrying figure, would become the most biographical of my photographs - an abstract image of the landscape and life of northern Ohio where I grew up and first practiced photography.
    -- Sam Abell

    #Photography #Wall #Ohio

  • Ohio is one of only two states that have a minimum wage below the federal level of $5.15 an hour.
    -- Sherrod Brown

    #Two #Ohio #Minimum Wage

  • Raising the minimum wage means raising the living wage - and that's good news for Ohio.
    -- Sherrod Brown

    #Mean #Ohio #Minimum Wage

  • I remember three- and four-week-long snow days, and drifts so deep a small child, namely me, could get lost in them. No such winter exists in the record, but that's how Ohio winters seemed to me when I was little - silent, silver, endless, and dreamy.
    -- Susan Orlean

    #Children #Winter #Ohio

  • But all over Ohio - all over America - men and women are going back to work with the pride of building something stamped 'Made in America.
    -- Ted Strickland

    #Pride #Men #Ohio

  • 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

    #Jobs #Virginia #Ohio

  • In Ohio seasons are theatrical. Each one enters like a prima donna, convinced its performance is the reason the world has people in it.
    -- Toni Morrison

    #Ohio #People #World

  • The future is bright at Ohio State.
    -- Urban Meyer

    #Ohio #Ohio State #States

  • I remember my first run-in with cops. It took me really getting to hang, well after that, with cops who were cool, and realizing, 'Okay, there are some bad ones.' I ran into some bad ones in Columbus, Ohio, but they're not all bad.
    -- Woody Harrelson

    #Running #Ohio #Firsts

  • The height of human desire is what wins, whether it’s on Normandy Beach or in Ohio Stadium.
    -- Woody Hayes

    #Beach #Winning #Ohio

  • I stared at the Ohio River every day as a child, a thing that for me is almost more symbol than river. The formation of personality is inextricable from place. It strikes me as an interesting example of dependent co-arising; land shapes the organism, which then reshapes - literally and figuratively - the land. This because of this; not that because not that. Nothing is separate, least of all the literary mind.
    -- C.E. Morgan

    #Children #Ohio #Land

  • Hillary Clinton announced she's running for president. Yesterday in Ohio, Hillary popped into a Chipotle and she ordered a burrito bowl with chips and salsa. And on her way out she said, 'That locks down the Hispanic vote.'
    -- Conan O'Brien

    #Running #Ohio #Yesterday

  • I'm so southern Ohio. And Cleveland is a different world, you know?
    -- Luke Grimes

    #Ohio #Southern #Cleveland

  • I think that Florida, Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania, all those states actually look pretty good for Hillary Clinton.
    -- Bill Burton

    #Thinking #Florida #Ohio

  • I lived in Detroit until I was six. My older sister was living with us, and she listened to the Ohio Players and Stevie Wonder, so I grew up listening to stuff like that.
    -- Boots Riley

    #Player #Ohio #Listening

  • If you told people you were moving to Ohio, they wouldn't congratulate you. They'd say "OH WHY would you move there?" as if that was something that happened to you and you had to deal with.
    -- Celeste Ng

    #Moving #Ohio #People

  • Imposing excessive new regulations, or closing coal-fired power plants, would produce few health or environmental benefits. But it would exact huge costs on society - and bring factories, offices and economies to a screeching halt in states that are 80-98% dependent on coal: Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, North Dakota, Ohio, Utah, West Virginia and Wyoming.
    -- Paul Driessen

    #Virginia #Ohio #Utah

  • I'm still in the Midwest, but I'm in Columbus, Ohio, so I'm three and a half hours away from everybody. That's one of the reasons we're not as active as we'd like to be - it's an expensive chore for me to go down there just to talk or something.
    -- David Pajo

    #Ohio #Three #Midwest

  • For me, it's church and state, not church in state, and I really feel there are some churches in central Ohio crossing that line.
    -- Eric Williams

    #Ohio #Church #Lines

  • [Growing up in rural Ohio], all of my girlfriends were cheerleaders. I'm more comfortable with straight women. I don't have any lesbian friends, sadly.
    -- Jackie Warner

    #Girlfriend #Growing Up #Ohio

  • In fairness to the [Donald] Trump people, if you look at the most recent numbers, they're actually doing well in Ohio, winning, winning in a lot of polls in Florida, and now Pennsylvania and Michigan have both tightened. They're not ahead, but they have tightened. And that's a good trend.
    -- John Brabender

    #Winning #Florida #Ohio

  • The financial history of the Baltimore and Ohio since the close of the nineteenth century is interesting chiefly in connection with changes in the control of the property
    -- John Moody

    #Ohio #Interesting #Baltimore

  • When the scheme for the construction of a railroad from Baltimore to the waters of the Ohio River first began to take form, the United States had barely emerged from the Revolutionary period
    -- John Moody

    #Ohio #Rivers #Water

  • With the reorganization of 1898 finished, the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad entered a new period in its history.
    -- John Moody

    #Ohio #Baltimore #Reorganization

  • It's also time to hold Donald Trump accountable to what he governed on. I thought the next morning after the election, there was a little squib in the paper, 2,000 workers are going to be laid off in Lordstown, Ohio and Lansing, Michigan.
    -- Katrina vanden Heuvel

    #Morning #Ohio #Michigan