Rural America Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 37 Quotes About Rural America

#1. Across the Atlantic, in the scattered, far-flung, rural settlements of colonial America, hospitality had become a central concern, and hostesses, like peacocks displaying their iridescent plumage, tried to outdo one another with their creative food displays. - Author: Kate Christensen
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#2. I obviously disagree with the individuals who do not support rural America and do not support rural airports. Under their philosophy, maybe we shouldn't even be paving roads in rural America, because there are fewer people that drive on them. - Author: Glenn Thompson
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#3. Democrats have laid out a program that, if adopted, would make us independent of Middle Eastern oil in ten years, and create a new economy especially for those in rural America. Our program invests in clean energy alternatives and provides energy assistance for those in need. - Author: Jim Clyburn
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#4. The campus is an oasis, settled in an otherwise nondescript town in rural America. A place where the grain elevator and the railroad grew together. - Author: Fritz Nordengren
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#5. Over the past two years, the Obama Administration and USDA have worked to build a foundation for sustainable economic growth in rural America. At the center of our vision is an effort to increase domestic production and use of renewable energy. - Author: Tom Vilsack
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#6. Medicare debates in Congress should result in better Medicare benefits for all our nation's seniors. We're not asking for special treatment for rural America, just a fair deal. - Author: Bennie Thompson
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#7. Taking the entire globe, if North America and Western Europe can be called the 'cities of the world', then Asia, Africa and Latin America constitute 'the rural areas of the world'. - Author: Lin Biao
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#8. I will set big goals for this country as president - some so large that the technology to reach them does not yet exist.""I will recruit new teachers and make new investments in rural schools, we'll connect all of America to 21st century technology and telecommunications. - Author: Barack Obama
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#9. There are large cooperatives all across this country. Land O'Lakes is a $12 billion club functioning all across America. There are rural electric co-ops in 47 states. Ace Hardware is a cooperative. - Author: Kent Conrad
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#10. Let us build a 21st-century rural economy of cutting-edge companies and technologies that lead us to energy and food security. Such an investment will revitalize rural America, re-establish our moral leadership on climate security and eliminate our addiction to foreign oil. - Author: Tom Vilsack
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#11. Balancing our energy portfolio is a real chance to reduce energy bills, revitalize rural America, slow global warming and strengthen our energy security. - Author: Tom Udall
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#12. I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him - but he was a good and faithful horse.

From "Eulogy for a Percheron" in "The Horse Lawyer and Other Poems - Author: Greg Seeley
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#13. We need a president who understands the contributions and values of rural America, a president who understands the men and women who are up at 5 a.m. every day to grow the food that we put on our tables. - Author: John Salazar
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#14. And sometimes people don't realize that 90 percent of the persistent poverty counties are located in rural America. - Author: Tom Vilsack
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#15. I come from a rural state. People drive 50, 100 miles to and from work every single day. That is true all over America. - Author: Bernie Sanders
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#16. Over the years, I've lived in a variety of places, including America, but I was born and raised in the Lake District, in Cumbria. Growing up in that rural, sodden, mountainous county has shaped my brain, perhaps even my temperament. - Author: Sarah Hall
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#17. To drive a car in rural America is freedom. Before I had a car, I'd never seen a rock and roll show, I'd never seen a comic or a show. - Author: Penn Jillette
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#18. The levels of poverty in 1933's rural America were unimaginable to us now. The 1933 Farm Bill, which introduced unprecedented government control over agriculture, was a reaction to the specific problems facing producers at that time. - Author: Debbie Stabenow
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#19. History suggests that attempts to privatize Medicare by relying on private companies to offer Medicare benefits in rural America simply will not work. - Author: Bennie Thompson
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#20. I wish I could give you all the examples over the last two years as secretary of agriculture, where I hear people in rural America constantly being criticized, without any expression of appreciation for what they do do. - Author: Tom Vilsack
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#21. Teach for America recruits top recent college grads, young professionals, people we believe are the U.S.'s most promising future leaders, and asks them to commit two years to teach in high-need urban and rural communities. - Author: Wendy Kopp
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#22. My mother is American. I first went to school in America, and we came back when I was about six to rural Norfolk. In primary school, I was teased immediately and mercilessly. I probably dropped that accent within about 10 days. - Author: Adam Rayner
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#23. Make no mistake. This is a war on rural America ... It is chilling to watch people who joined the military to defend American citizens point rifles on American soil at American citizens and women and children. A sniper rifle is not due process. - Author: Matt Shea
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#24. A common misconception is that the costs of health care are cheaper in rural America, when in fact the reality is that they are more expensive and more difficult to access. - Author: Blanche Lincoln
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#25. Let us never forget the greatest untapped market for American enterprise is right here in America, in the inner cities, in the rural areas. - Author: William J. Clinton
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#26. We have a unique opportunity to unite America, urban and rural, coastal and midwestern, red and blue, under the banner of a truly unifying national effort. We can start right now. - Author: William J. Clinton
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#27. Don't ever forget where you came from--especially if you don't even know where you are going. - Author: Sara Marie Hogg
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#28. President Obama's fight for rural America is personal. He was raised by a single mom and grandparents from Kansas. He hails from a farming state, Illinois. - Author: Tom Vilsack
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#29. Rural communities in Africa, South Asia and Latin America are where the majority of hungry people are and the inequality that exists between women and men in these communities is holding back progress. - Author: Dionne Warwick
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#30. There is more potential for economic growth in rural America than at any time in decades. - Author: Tom Vilsack
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#31. More than half of America's rural counties are losing population and with it, political representation. - Author: Tom Vilsack
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#32. Things are different now. A book I read said three things changed rural America: the breakup of the family farm; - Author: George Hodgman
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#33. Country music originates with the colloquial, rural aspects of white America. It's really, truly, rural white America's blues. - Author: Dwight Yoakam
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#34. Growing up in a very rural and remote area in Colorado's San Luis Valley - one of the poorest counties in the United States - essentially created the framework of values from which I operate. I stand up for the little guy. I fight discrimination at all levels. I fight for an inclusive America. - Author: Ken Salazar
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#35. It's rural America. It's where I came from. We always refer to ourselves as real America. Rural America, real America, real, real, America. - Author: Dan Quayle
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#36. Rural America's not coming back. That idea was lost with the Industrial Revolution. - Author: David Simon
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#37. To keep farmers on the farm we must maintain a strong farm safety net, but we will also have to build a thriving companion economy to compliment production agriculture in rural America. - Author: Tom Vilsack
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