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Top 43 Quotes About Rhode Island

#1. The town was Newport, Rhode Island, U.S.A., Earth, Solar System, Milky Way. The walls were those of the Rumfoord estate. - Author: Kurt Vonnegut
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#2. I have four Rhode Island Red hens. I get two eggs from them a day. They're feathered dustbins that eat leftover food and weeds, and they're easy to look after - I throw some grain at them in the morning, take the eggs and that's it. I love the sound of clucking. - Author: Deborah Moggach
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#3. By the eve of the American Revolution, a third of the native people in Rhode Island were enslaved. Indian bondage was more common still in the southern - Author: Charles C. Mann
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#4. Big Picture Learning. Since 1996, with the opening of its flagship public high school, the Met, in Providence, Rhode Island, Big Picture Learning has been creating places that cultivate engagement rather - Author: Daniel H. Pink
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#5. The recipe for success is a tried and true one here in Rhode Island - innovation, reform, public service. - Author: Donald L. Carcieri
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#6. There is a story, no doubt apocryphal, that gamers at the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island, have many times replayed the 1942 Battle of Midway - but have never been able to produce an American victory. - Author: Robert Cowley
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#7. No, you started this shit. I don't know how they do it in Rhode Island, but here in Jersey, bitches get stitches for talking shit and fucking with something they shouldn't. - Author: L.D. Davis
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#8. I'm from Connecticut, and we don't have any dialects. Well, I don't think we have any dialects, and yeah, it's very complex. That Rhode Island/Massachusetts New England region is arguably the hardest dialect to nail. - Author: Seth MacFarlane
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#9. But Connecticut and Rhode Island have originally realized the most perfect polity as to a legislature. - Author: Ezra Stiles
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#10. The Egyptian Nile, though it does have its own particular hazards, is subject to none of what I find in Rhode Island. Since the Aswan High Dam was built in 1973, the Nile has become something of a grand canal. It is wide, flat, slow, and so calm it verges on the geriatric. - Author: Rosemary Mahoney
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#11. I've been around the surf culture since I was a kid. I grew up in a beach town in Rhode Island. Then eventually I lived in Dana Point, Calif., a real surf hotbed. - Author: Don Winslow
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#12. I packed up and joined Bobby, my stepfather, in Rhode Island, where I spent the next six or eight weeks, till art school reopened, investigating that most interesting of all summer-active animals, the American Girl in Shorts. - Author: J.D. Salinger
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#13. I was a choir boy for 3 years in high school at St. George's in Newport, Rhode Island. - Author: Billy Bush
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#14. Growing up in Rhode Island, I dreamed of a career in law enforcement. That hasn't worked out exactly as I had planned, but life seldom does. - Author: James Langevin
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#15. It's a penis," Margo said, "in the same sense that Rhode Island is a state: it may have an illustrious history, but it sure isn't big. - Author: John Green
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#16. It's a small closet."...
"It's a walk-in the size of Rhode Island," he teased...
"Isn't that just like a man to exaggerate the size of something? - Author: Avery Flynn
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#17. The painter leaves his mark. And I just put in two statues in Rhode Island that I'm working on. And I think that's going to make me last longer than me. - Author: Anthony Quinn
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#18. Say, Cuttino. What are those Godawful clothes you're wearing? Man, this ain't Rhode Island anymore. You're in the NBA. The girls have teeth here. - Author: Charles Barkley
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#19. Mike Stanton is our preeminent aficionado and raconteur of Rhode Island's flamboyantly criminal political follies, and The Prince of Providence is the chronicle of a great American rogue, Mayor Buddy Cianci - a paragon of charisma and corruption. - Author: Philip Gourevitch
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#20. James loved Rhode Island, ... He loved the ocean. He would sit in his beach chair for hours and look out at the ocean. - Author: Ann Wright
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#21. The last officer named was Nathanael Greene of Rhode Island; a man of limited education and military experience limited to two years of peacetime militia duty, he nevertheless was destined to be the best of the lot.27 - Author: John Ferling
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#22. When Rhode Island Senator Claiborne Pell first proposed the grants that now bear his name, he envisioned a way to help students attend our country's wonderful colleges and universities, so they could share in the American Dream. - Author: Sheldon Whitehouse
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#23. From a private hospital for the insane near Providence, Rhode Island, there recently disappeared an exceedingly singular person. - Author: H.P. Lovecraft
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#24. [...] Howard Phillips Lovecraft of Providence, Rhode Island, for cultivating a florid and overblown prose style that covered the entire spectrum from purple to ultraviolet and took sixteen volumes of interminable epistles to get to the point [...] - Author: Charles Stross
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#25. When I looked at a map in town, Rhode Island seemed lost up there in the corner. A state so small and crowded, there didn't seem to be room for a person at all. - Author: Michelle Hoover
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#26. Rhode Island, a colony that the mainstream Puritans denounced as "a cesspool of vile heresies and irreligion, - Author: Bernard Bailyn
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#27. The place of exciting innovation - where the action is - that's Rhode Island! - Author: Donald L. Carcieri
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#28. Rhode Island works hard to reduce air pollution in our communities. We passed laws to prohibit cars and buses from idling their engines and to retrofit school buses with diesel pollution controls. But there is only so much a single state can do, particularly against out-of-state pollution. - Author: Sheldon Whitehouse
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#29. I am extremely privileged to serve Rhode Island in the United States Senate, and that is my only goal and aspiration. - Author: Jack Reed
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#30. I'm from Kingston, R.I., sort of on the University of Rhode Island campus - on the margins of that, actually. - Author: Jhumpa Lahiri
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#31. We moved around a bit when I was younger, but I grew up primarily in Rhode Island, in a beautiful seaside community called East Greenwich. It was a small town, and so safe that we rarely locked our doors at night. - Author: Michelle Gagnon
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#32. I had supported Governor George W. Bush over Senator John McCain in the 2000 Rhode Island presidential primary. - Author: Lincoln Chafee
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#33. Rhode Island has become a second home to me after being involved in its cultural life for over 61 years. I look upon it as a privilege to be inducted into the Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame. - Author: George Wein
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#34. Newport, Rhode Island, that breeding place-that stud farm, so to speak-of aristocracy; aristocracy of the American type. - Author: Mark Twain
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#35. We just did a show in Providence, Rhode Island, and we got three puppy shots before we even got on the air, which was great. Although sometimes you get flashed by some puppies that you'd rather not see. They're more like mongrels. - Author: Jerry Lawler
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#36. I finished high school there and then I went to Rhode Island School of Design. - Author: Stephen Sprouse
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#37. The fact that my students could be in a little college in a little college town on the coast of Rhode Island, and be connecting in other countries with other people, did open them up and empower them and their sense of being. Whether it affected their writing, it's hard to tell. - Author: Adam Braver
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#38. I majored in illustration at the Rhode Island School of Design, although I never had any intention of being an illustrator and didn't take any classes in illustration there. It was just that the illustration degree had no requirements. - Author: Brian Selznick
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#39. Growing up in Rhode Island, my friends would have strung me up if I had been a Yankees fan. - Author: Charlie Day
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#40. Death Valley is really wide-open - it's bigger than Rhode Island - and it's less a part of California than an ungoverned territory, so there's lots of weird cops-and-robbers stuff going on. - Author: Gus Van Sant
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#41. Louisiana loses 30 miles a year off our coast. We lost 100 miles last year off our coast thanks to Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. We have lost a size of land equivalent to the entire state of Rhode Island. - Author: Bobby Jindal
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#42. This story is based on a gentleman who indeed did ... used to come to my parents' house in 1971 from Bangladesh. He was at the University of Rhode Island. And I was four, four years old, at the time, and so I actually don't have any memories of this gentleman. - Author: Jhumpa Lahiri
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#43. from Canada, between 1840 and 1930 over 900,000 Quebecois traveled to the United States, and primarily to Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island. - Author: Patrice DeMers Kaneda
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