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Top 100 Quotes About Down South

#1. 10. Both the North Tower and the South Tower collapsed just as their respective fires were dying down, even though this meant that the South Tower, which had been hit second, collapsed first. - Author: David Ray Griffin
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#2. I don't know how it is up North, of course, but down South there are times when Southern women feel a need for privacy. - Author: John Lee Mahin
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#3. I hated Sundays when I was growing up in Streatham, south London. Everything closed down and stopped. - Author: Simon Callow
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#4. I knew that by this time tomorrow, I was going to be eternally grateful for falling down the stairs and knocking myself unconscious. Smartest dumbest thing I'd ever done. - Author: Erin McCarthy
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#5. I do the same gig. I might change it a little; I might slow it down if I'm in the South. I talk fast, and they're not used to people talking that fast. - Author: Lewis Black
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#6. Stunned by love and some would say stupid from too much sex, I decided I had to drive down south to kill a man. - Author: William Giraldi
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#7. My music has a little hint of down south but I don't have a down south accent. I guess it's just the beat selection that puts me in a down south mind frame. - Author: King Louie
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#8. Early readers assumed the Book of Mormon people ranged up and down North and South America from upstate New York to Chili. A close reading of the text reveals it cannot sustain such an expansive geography. - Author: Richard Bushman
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#9. Because the Asian market is so omnivorous, it affects all the shark populations up and down the Central and South American coast, and to a certain extent the East Coast of the United States as well. - Author: Peter Benchley
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#10. I didn't think I had much of a following in the south. I thought I was anonymous down there so I kept to the south. I found in certain pockets that I was quite recognizable, and I just hit a wig store. - Author: Joni Mitchell
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#11. But, also, before I even go on the Medicare prescription drug debate, I always tell the folks in rural Illinois, and I represent 30 counties south of Springfield down to Indiana and Kentucky, that in this bill is the best rural package for hospitals ever passed. - Author: John Shimkus
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#12. He has no idea what it was like to grow up in the South, where you had to hold your head down. - Author: Fred Allen
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#13. I could tell she was one of those ridiculously gorgeous southern blondes. It was like the South had some special ingredient to raise them like that down here. - Author: Abbi Glines
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#14. We knew Down South. Everyone had one. Jamaica, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico. - Author: Jacqueline Woodson
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#15. The clouds to the south had cleared, and the sun appeared, gradually pushing shadow down the hills, spreading light like syrup over the brown slopes and the forests down to the lake. - Author: Lucy Beckett
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#16. Should the German people lay down their arms, the Soviets ... would occupy all eastern and south-eastern Europe, together with the greater part of the [German] Reich. All over this territory, which would be of an enormous extent, an iron curtain would at once descend. - Author: Joseph Goebbels
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#17. Two [Massachusetts coal burning power plants] remain: Brayton Point in the South Coast region and Mt. Tom, just down the road. Within the next four years, both should shut down and Massachusetts should finally end all reliance on conventional coal generation. - Author: Deval Patrick
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#18. The Humpback Trail on New Zealand's South Island is really beautiful. It is a 70 km walk over about four days and is fairly arduous. You go through prehistoric forest and up to the top of Humpback Mountain, where there are amazing views down to the Tasman Sea. - Author: Toby Stephens
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#19. When Spring is old, and dewy windsBlow from the south, with odors sweet,I see my love, in shadowy groves,Speed down dark aisles on shining feet. - Author: Maurice Thompson
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#20. Magical realism is a blending of the unusual or supernatural into an otherwise ordinary setting. And, to me, this perfectly describes the South. 'The Sugar Queen' involves a lot of magical happenings, but in a very down-home Southern setting. It's full of things that could almost be true. - Author: Sarah Addison Allen
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#21. I read about this hotel that was great, down in the south of the island, not in a touristy area. I had no particular desire ever to go to Jamaica, but I thought, what the hell? Sounds nice. Let's go! - Author: Jeremy Northam
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#22. Actually, have you ever noticed how a Negro, in particular down south, where they're pretty close to the soil, personifies MEST? The gatepost and the wagon and the whip and anything around there-a hat. They talk to them, you know. "What'sa mattuh wi' you hat?" They imbue them with personality. - Author: L. Ron Hubbard
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#23. You don't have to walk me back. I live down the hall." She smiled up at him.
"My mama didn't raise me like that," Paul said, opening the door.
"Actually, your mama has some sense, and would say, 'She lives twenty feet away,' but suit yourself," Mrs. Olivier said. - Author: Mary Jane Hathaway
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#24. At independence Kenya's economic indicators were equal to those of South Korea, but 45 years down the road, Korea's economy is 40 times that of Kenya. The mediocrity of leadership is across the continent . - Author: Raila Odinga
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#25. He swallowed down the dry choking sobs which had been heaving up from his heart hitherto ... - Author: Elizabeth Gaskell
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#26. I love as you come into Paris, you've got the Arch de Triomphe and all that crazy traffic. Then I love the drive from Paris down to Antibes and you veer off east in through the Alps and you come into the south of France on the mountain road as opposed to the freeway. - Author: Luke Goss
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#27. This is the South and we have our own ways of doing things down here. We're not going to sit back in silence while people like Wiley ram their homosexuality down our throats."
"God knows I ain't about to put my homosexuality in your mouth, Billy," I said. - Author: Nick Wilgus
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#28. All music is based on country music. And that's why so many different kinds of people relate to it. There are more country music fans in New Jersey than there are down South. - Author: Loretta Lynn
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#29. I was born October 5, 1957, on the South Side of Chicago, in the Woodlawn area, a neighborhood that hasn't changed much in forty-five years. Our house was on 66th and Blackstone, but the city tore it down when the rats took over. - Author: Bernie Mac
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#30. Because a superior fried-chicken restaurant is often the institutional extension of a single chicken-obsessed woman, I realize that, like a good secondhand bookstore or a bad South American dictatorship, it is not easily passed down intact. - Author: Calvin Trillin
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#31. I was born and grew up in Fitzgerald, way down in south Georgia. It was a mill town and my family ran the cotton mill. My grandfather was mayor many times and my family felt deeply rooted to that spot. - Author: Frances Mayes
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#32. I only mean, Bessy, there's good and bad in everything in this world; and as you felt the bad up here, I thought it was but fair you should know the bad down there. - Author: Elizabeth Gaskell
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#33. Maybe you think up North is way different from down South. Don't believe it and don't count on it. Custom is just as real as law and can be just as dangerous. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#34. Last time I was down South I walked into this restaurant, and this white waitress came up to me and said: 'We don't serve colored people here.' I said: 'that's all right, I don't eat colored people. Bring me a whole fried chicken. - Author: Dick Gregory
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#35. I'd like to do more than sketch you naked. I want to draw directly on you with feather and ink ... flowers around your breasts, trails of stars down your thighs." He let his warm lips brush the edge of her ear. "I want to map your body, chart the north, south, east, and west of you. I would - - Author: Lisa Kleypas
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#36. In 1996, a Republican governor in South Carolina tried to take the flag down. He was voted out. - Author: Sean Hannity
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#37. South Africans will kick down a statue of a dead white man but won't even attempt to slap a live one. Yet they can stone to death a black man simply because he's a foreigner - Author: Robert Mugabe
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#38. At age 10 or 12 he's going to boarding school in the Isle of Wight. The Isle of Wight is, of course, down at the bottom of England just off South Hampton. - Author: Jeremy Irons
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#39. Soulja Boy is on his dance, down south, young, 18-year-old, comedic swag. It's really just each person's personality; if every rapper had the same swag, it would be kind of boring. - Author: Soulja Boy
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#40. As innocent as the gesture was probably meant, it seemed to connect with some untouched spot in Maddie's soul. Oh, who was she kidding? She didn't use the word soul and the area she meant lay a tad further down south than where one would assume the soul to reside. - Author: Harper Bliss
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#41. I want to go to Lapland and see Father Christmas, and now I've got a child, so I've got an excuse. Also, I'd like to go to South America especially as I'm now living in that part of the world, in L.A. now. And I must get down to Mexico. - Author: Ashley Jensen
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#42. Trees down south have a difference to them, a subtle, slinking movement, mile by mile- a gracefulness, a swagger. Lanky trees stretching out their wiry thin, Spanish moss-covered branches, moss that sways and beckons ... come here, come here, it says. - Author: Suzanne Palmieri
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#43. I was there during the first elections in South Africa. I watched them take down the apartheid flag and raise the new flag. - Author: Al Sharpton
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#44. Whether the circus travels far up in the North, or down South, whether it takes place in a tent or in a building, it is always the same strange world that knows no distinctions of race or creed -- it is the same fantastic place of glitter, hard work, courage and heartbreak. - Author: Patricia Bourne
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#45. I'm from the South, where if you walk down the street and there's somebody behind you talking with a Southern accent, you can't tell whether it's a black or a white person. - Author: Johnnie Cochran
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#46. In my South, the most treasured things passed down from generation to generation are the family recipes. - Author: Robert St. John
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#47. But then again in the East Coast, I think, Tupac, inspired everybody on the East Coast, everybody down south, everybody in the West Coast you know what sayin'. - Author: Bubba Sparxxx
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#48. Maybe I should have got some chili-slaw dogs from Shorty's. Everybody loves those."
"Buddy," Lars said, dropping his shoes to the deck with a thump, "sit yourself down and stop fussing. You're reminding me of my Aunt Glynna with all this temperature takin' and foil tuckin'. This food is fine. - Author: Mary Jane Hathaway
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#49. We might be a bit slow on some things down in the South, but we know murder. - Author: Cynthia Eden
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#50. I used to take my car and go down to the South Island for five or six days and climb glaciers and jump out of planes and jump off bridges and go white water rafting - a bit of thrill-seeking. - Author: Luke Evans
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#51. ... one of those dreadful boarding schools. It was down on the South Coast. I think some very unpleasant things happened there ... . So many lives were distorted by such cruelty. I know so many men who had to put up with that, so many ... . - Author: Alexander McCall Smith
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#52. There's a food revolution going on throughout the country. And it doesn't matter if you're down south, up north in Maine, if you're out west in Portland or Seattle. - Author: Tom Colicchio
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#53. North Korea threatened to launch a missile at South Korea. North Korea backed down after South Korea threatened to launch a sequel to 'Gangnam Style.' - Author: Conan O'Brien
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#54. Queequeg was a native of Kokovoko, an island far away to the West and South. It is not down in any map; true places never are. - Author: Herman Melville
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#55. I love South American food, and I haven't really been down there. I really need a vacation. - Author: Nate Silver
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#56. People always kept moving, her mother had said, it's the American way. Moving west, moving south, marrying up, marrying down, getting divorced - but moving... - Author: Elizabeth Strout
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#57. We didn't have a strong drug scene by any means. Originally, it was just purple hearts, amphetamines, speed or whatever you want to call it. When The Beatles went down south, they sometimes brought back cannabis and gradually the drug scene developed in Liverpool. - Author: Bob Wooler
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#58. Because of the Korean free trade agreement, South Koreans who want Oregon blueberries are gonna see their prices go down because we will be getting rid of a 45 percent tariff on this Oregon product. - Author: Ron Wyden
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#59. In 2001, I moved from Philly to Atlanta, where I lived for six years. I had never lived anywhere but Philly, and you can imagine the culture shock; the Civil War seeps into daily life and conversation down South in a way it never does up North. - Author: Karen Abbott
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#60. I'm hugely fond of Scotland. My daughter, Jemma, was born in the Simpson Memorial Maternity Hospital in Edinburgh, and it always tickled me that she was so vexed she didn't have a Scottish accent even though she was brought up down south. - Author: Rick Wakeman
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#61. The North Country is purple, and it's the Country of the Gillikins. The East Country is blue, and that's the Country of the Munchkins. Down at the South is the red Country of the Quadlings, and here, in the West, the yellow Country of the Winkies. - Author: L. Frank Baum
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#62. America has no north, no south, no east, no west. The sun rises over the hills and sets over the mountains, the compass just points up and down, and we can laugh now at the absurd notion of there being a north and a south. We are one and undivided. - Author: Sam Watkins
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#63. If any of you have ever lived down south of the Mason-Dixon line, you know that late September still means summer heat. - Author: Scott Porter
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#64. a liberated man, and what I do has nothing to do with anybody but me and my whore of a mother. She has to pay." "I thought that your parents lived down south, Hugh?" "You were meant to. I watched my father die under a tractor, and spat on his dead face. Later, I fixed my mother and - Author: Michael Kerr
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#65. I think there are four or five interesting pockets where a lot of cool technology companies are getting started. Chicago is one of them. New York is certainly another. Silicon Valley really dominates. And you're seeing some stuff out of Boston and Seattle and down South. - Author: Eric Lefkofsky
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#66. Severability is an important concept in the context of the relations between this Court and Parliament; like 'reading down', it is an instrument of judicial restraint which reduces the danger of producing an overbroad judicial reaction to overbroad legislation. - Author: Albie Sachs
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#67. If it is a crime to love the South, its cause and its President, then I am a criminal. I would rather lie down in this prison and die than leave it owing allegiance to a government such as yours. - Author: Belle Boyd
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#68. North Korea's whole idea is to create a crisis to solve a crisis. They're so poor and they're so desperate that they realize that this bombastic rhetoric can drive the South Korean stock market down and get the U.S. in a tizzy. And it's a game they've been playing for many, many years. - Author: Barbara Demick
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#69. You're always as good as your last movie and that's the same with politics. If you are successful with a certain policy, then you're hot; if you're successful with the economy, or bringing down the unemployment rate, then you're hot. But if you're not successful, then things go south very quickly. - Author: Arnold Schwarzenegger
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#70. In the South, the food is outstanding. Down south, we eat to get full, and the people up north, they don't do that. - Author: Frank Thomas
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#71. She'd been noticing the feet of colored people ever since she'd come south. "They've been pressed down to the earth so hard," she said. "And the weight of what they carry tortures their feet. - Author: Paula Fox
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#72. I knew South Africa was going to change; you can't keep people down forever. It's unnatural. Somehow something had to crack, and it did. - Author: Letta Mbulu
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#73. It was exactly the same on the South Park movie really too. There's lots of violence in that too, but it always came down to anything sexual ... They don't care about anything else. - Author: Trey Parker
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#74. The siren south is well enough, but New York, at the beginning of March, is a hoyden we would not care to miss
a drafty wench, her temperature up and down, full of bold promises and dust in the eye. - Author: E.B. White
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#75. I hereby pledge that, if elected to represent the people of South Dakota, I will never vote to shut down their government, or to place their government in default, in order to force it to act, or to prevent it from acting, on unrelated issues. - Author: Rick Weiland
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#76. I'd probably try to stop the rain forests from being cut down.
I'd probably join the revolution down south somewhere and try to save my life on the planet Earth.
I might go to Libya. I might go see the Ayatollah. I might go to France, catch somebody in France I'm upset with. - Author: Charles Manson
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#77. Gospel music in those days of the early 1930s was really taking wing. It was the kind of music colored people had left behind them down South and they liked it because it was just like a letter from home. - Author: Mahalia Jackson
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#78. I certainly ain't saying it's impossible. But Ada, look at Perry. Do you think that's what is happening?"
She rolled her eyes and slammed the bat against her palm. "Holy fuck, yes, you retard! You have some inbreeding going down there in the South? Is that what's wrong with you? - Author: Karina Halle
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#79. My films have become bilingual. When everyone saw 'Chennai Express,' they said it was a bilingual. But I am proud that 'Chennai Express' is the highest-grossing Hindi film down South. - Author: Rohit Shetty
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#80. Down in the south, it's how we find the brownfield sites without taking too much land take to meet the tremendous demand for housing, and that's what I've done. - Author: John Prescott
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#81. Margaret the Churchwoman, her father the Dissenter, Higgins the Infidel, knelt down together. It did them no harm. - Author: Elizabeth Gaskell
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#82. That would be like me tellin' a gosling not to migrate down south his first mature season. You got to go. Got to. There's gonna be snakes and foxes, and in your case, [ ... ], there might even be men with guns. - Author: Walter Mosley
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#83. In Mississippi, you don't admit that you're gay. It's just an awkward thing down South, which is sad. - Author: Lance Bass
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#84. I was brought up in industrial south Lancashire, down the cobbled road from where LS Lowry (1887-1976) lived and painted. - Author: Ian McKellen
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#85. President-elect Lincoln to his confidants: "The people of the South do not know us. They are not allowed to receive Republican papers down there. - Author: Harold Holzer
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#86. If I read not amiss, this powerful race will move down upon Mexico, down upon Central and South America, out upon the islands of the sea, over upon Africa and beyond. And can any one doubt that the results of this competition of races will be the 'survival of the fittest?' - Author: Josiah Strong
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#87. For me, personally, Detroit is a melting pot for everything. We get the best from the East Coast, West Coast and down South. - Author: Big Sean
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#88. My first district was Northwest Iowa. In 2002, it became North Central Iowa hooking around Des Moines down to the south, clear up to the northeast corner of the state. - Author: Tom Latham
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#89. I liked the South-West straightaway - the beautiful scenery, the way the mountains slope down to the sea. And the wildness of it all. - Author: Deny King
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#90. When I go to the Gate, I'll play a duet with Gabriel. Yeah, we'll play 'Sleepy Time Down South' and 'Hello, Dolly!.' Then he can blow a couple that he's been playing up there all the time. - Author: Louis Armstrong
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#91. If you do a character, always make the character with a big question mark. Even if the character is very enigmatic and all over the place, make him always with a question mark, because if you turn a question mark upside down, like they do in South America in Spanish, then it becomes a hook. - Author: Peter Stormare
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#92. They burned this neighbourhood down in the early 1900s to prevent the spread of bubonic plague, and it occurs to me that they should consider doing it again, to purge the blight of well-meaning hipsters desperately trying to paint it rainbow - Author: Lauren Beukes
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#93. I've got high standards when it comes to boys. As my dad says, all girls should! I'm from the South - Tennessee, to be exact - and down there, we're all about southern hospitality. I know that if I like a guy, he better be nice, and above all, my dad has to approve of him! - Author: Miley Cyrus
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#94. What troops Of generous boys in happiness thus bred Saturnians through life's Tempe led, Went from the North and came from the South, With golden mottoes in the mouth, To lie down midway on a bloody bed. - Author: Herman Melville
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#95. Why, der language down dar in de far South is jus' as different from ours in Maryland, as you can think. Dey laughed when dey heard me talk, an' I could not understand 'dem, no how. - Author: Harriet Tubman
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#96. Black people comprehend the South. We understand its weight. It has rested on our backs ... I knew that my heart would break if ever I put my foot down on that soil, moist, still, with old hurts. I had to face the fear/loathing at its source or it would consume me whole. - Author: Maya Angelou
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#97. It's just that in the Deep South, women learn at a young age that when the world is falling apart around you, it's time to take down the drapes and make a new dress. - Author: Karen Marie Moning
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#98. This is your world, kid. Not mine. You know I don't belong here."
"You once told me you loved it down south."
"I was talking about anal sex."
"Of course you were. - Author: Tiffany Reisz
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#99. In a Ramada Inn near the grapevine, they stop to rest for the night. Traveling down south, looking for good times. Visiting old friends feels right. - Author: Neil Young
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#100. When things get too much for me, I put a wild-flower book and a couple of sandwiches in my pockets and go down to the South Shore of Staten Island and wander around awhile in one of the old cemeteries down there. (Mr Hunter's Grave, 1956) - Author: Joseph Mitchell
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