The Southwest Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 77 Quotes About The Southwest

#1. Take Obama's challenge, in January 2010, to the assembled CEOs at the Forum on Modernizing Government: "If you can book dinner on OpenTable, or a flight on Southwest or United online, then why shouldn't you be able to make an appointment at your local Social Security office the same way? - Author: Aneesh Chopra
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#2. As the refugee crisis unfolds across Europe, another is looming in our backyard. The number of children crossing the southwest border unaccompanied has quietly surged more than a year after President [Barack] Obama referred to the problem as a quote "urgent humanitarian situation." - Author: Joy-Ann Reid
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#3. The people of Southwest have always been my pride, my joy and my love. Their indomitable dedication and esprit de corps have taken Southwest from a three-airplane dream to a 500-airplane reality. - Author: Herb Kelleher
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#4. Since they all broke up the greatest conference in football, which was the Southwest Conference, I've had little interest in them any more. I thought that was a disaster and a disgrace when they did that, but they did it anyway. So I've lost interest them and I don't care what they do anymore. - Author: Gib Lewis
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#5. I'd had no particular interest in the Southwest at all as a young girl, and I was completely surprised that the desert stole my heart to the extent it did. - Author: Terri Windling
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#6. Prodigies began to waken somewhere southwest of his twelfth rib, and he himself- still mirroring the Lady Amalthea- began to shine. - Author: Peter S. Beagle
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#7. Keep costs low and spirits high, and the people of Southwest Airlines will keep LUV in the air. - Author: Herb Kelleher
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#8. Since the turn of the 20th century, members of the Jewish community in Upper East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia have been meeting together to celebrate and worship. - Author: William L. Jenkins
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#9. Also, in the category of 'obvious but still shocking,' an animal called a 'killer whale' killed someone who was trying to play with it. Now, no one knows exactly what enraged the whale, but earlier in the week, it had been thrown off a flight by Southwest Airlines. - Author: Bill Maher
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#10. It was a green stone head of the demon Pazuzu, personification of the southwest wind. - Author: William Peter Blatty
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#11. Very few people in the USA realize that a nuclear war was waged with nature in the southwest by their own military. - Author: Steven Magee
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#12. The United States, a signatory to the Chemical Weapons Convention, destroyed the last of its stocks of VX and other chemical agents on the Johnston Atoll, 825 miles southwest of Hawaii, in November 2000. - Author: Barton Gellman
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#13. I have the restaurant, too. I serve Southwest, barbecue. - Author: Mickey Gilley
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#14. I guess the worst moment I ever had in business was the fear that Southwest Airlines wouldn't get off the ground. - Author: Herb Kelleher
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#15. Watership Down is a real place, like all the places in the book. It lies in north Hampshire, about six miles southwest of Newbury and two miles west of Kingsclere. - Author: Richard Adams
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#16. Some of the greatest businesses operating from a deeper purpose have a real commitment to service, like Four Seasons, Joie de Vivre hotels, Southwest Airlines, and JetBlue. - Author: John Mackey
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#17. One objection I have heard voiced to works of this kind-dealing with Texas-is the amount of gore spilled across the pages. It can not be otherwise. In order to write a realistic and true history of any part of the Southwest, one must narrate such things, even at the risk of monotony. - Author: Robert E. Howard
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#18. At my home in the southwest of France, I grow oak, hazel, and lemon trees in my backyard. - Author: Alain Ducasse
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#19. The wind whips through the canyons of the American Southwest, and there is no one to hear it but us - a reminder of the 40,000 generations of thinking men and women who preceded us, about whom we know almost nothing, upon whom our civilization is based. - Author: Carl Sagan
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#20. The first job I had with the Smithsonian was as a field researcher among African American communities in Southwest Louisiana and Arkansas for the festival. - Author: Bernice Johnson Reagon
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#21. I grew up in Georgia, in a small town in the southwest corner of Georgia, actually, called Sylvester. - Author: Sue Monk Kidd
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#22. I never feel particularly comfortable holding a gun, but when you're playing somebody who lived in the frontier southwest, guns are a part of their life. Anyone who lives on land has a gun. - Author: Cate Blanchett
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#23. My son, Arzhel, is two, and he eats vegetables twice a day. We have a vegetable garden on our farm in the Southwest, and he gets two baskets, one over each arm, and says, 'Garden, Papa!' and then he eats what he picks. - Author: Alain Ducasse
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#24. Ansel Adams rattled around the Southwest with his battered truck and his view camera, which looked like a giant accordion with a lens attached to it. - Author: Joe McNally
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#25. Before I was 20, I was the leading architect of the Southwest. - Author: Willis Polk
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#26. The luminous light that burns on the Arizona desert, out of long miles of untouched sage and sand. . . . Yes, that's where I want to be, on an observation car traveling swiftly into the Southwest. Losing myself in a shimmer of fine dust. - Author: Elizabeth Shepley Sergeant
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#27. Ultimately, I found my instincts mirrored in a line from Thoreau: 'My needle ... always settles between west and south-southwest. The future lies that way to me, and the earth seems more exhausted and richer on that side. - Author: Phillip Connors
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#28. When Frank Broyles coached at Arkansas, he used to have a golf tournament each year for all the Southwest Conference coaches. - Author: Joe Jamail
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#29. We were taking the black young men who had been crippled by our society and sending them eight thousand miles away to guarantee liberties in Southeast Asia which they had not found in southwest Georgia and East Harlem. - Author: Martin Luther King Jr.
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#30. The scenic vistas of North Carolina and Tennessee make you feel like you're looking at a work of art, but crossing through the rural countryside of southwest Virginia and caressing the tall grass with your fingertips, you feel like you're part of the painting. - Author: Jennifer Pharr Davis
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#31. I didn't know much about Texas when I moved there for graduate school. In my first or second semester, I took a class in life and literature of the Southwest, and that's where I first heard about these events along the border in 1915-1918, what Anglos called the Bandit Wars. - Author: Philipp Meyer
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#32. Seven of my novels take place in the Southwest, in the Four Corners area which has been my home since 1973. I know these mountains, rivers, mesas and canyons well, so it's been natural for me to draw on my own personal experiences here. - Author: Will Hobbs
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#33. I've always loved the desert. I've spent most of my life in the Southwest. It's certainly influenced my work. I used to dream about it when I was young. - Author: Joy Harjo
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#34. At the current rate of 28 miles of SBInet [Secure Border Initiative network] technology every 4.5 years, it would take 320 years - or until the year 2330 - to deploy SBInet technology across the Southwest border. That statistic would be comical if the subject matter were not so serious. - Author: Henry Cuellar
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#35. The prime communities of the Southwest are survival communities. Their sustenance is governed by rainfall and wind direction. You can study little enclaves of plant materials, how they huddle together for protection. Some are nurse crops. - Author: Antoine Predock
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#36. If we were to imagine an orange on the blue side or green on the red side or violet on the yellow side, it would give us the same impression as a north wind coming from the southwest. - Author: Ludwig Wittgenstein
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#37. Lean gives you such stomach pain. I'll never forget the time I was at South by Southwest and had to do all these shows, and I sitting on the couch curled up, hours of pain ... That wasn't the moment I quit, that was the moment when I said I need more. - Author: Schoolboy Q
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#38. For a black student to work in southwest Mississippi for example - or in the Delta in 1960, 1961, 1962 - was high-risk work. - Author: John Doar
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#39. As wicked dew as e'er my mother brushed
With raven's feather from unwholesom fen
Drop on you both! A southwest blow on ye
And blister you all o'er! - Author: William Shakespeare
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#40. Everybody in Texas would tell me that they thought I was nuts trying to start Southwest Airlines. There probably weren't 10 people in the state who would have given a plug nickel for our chances of making a dollar. So sometimes, you need a little courage, too, just to buck popular opinion. - Author: Herb Kelleher
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#41. Having a Southwest Green in my backyard is a huge advantage for me on tour. I am pleasantly surprised just how true the ball rolls and reacts to chip and pitch shots. I love my Southwest Green. - Author: Jim Furyk
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#42. People outdoors here just scuttle in vectors from air conditioning to air conditioning. The sun is a hammer. I can feel one side of my face start to cook. The blue sky is glossy and fat with heat, a few thin cirri sheared to blown strands like hair at the rims. - Author: David Foster Wallace
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#43. A woman on a Southwest Airlines flight gave birth to a baby. As soon as he was born, the baby said, 'I had more leg room in the womb.' - Author: Conan O'Brien
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#44. As an undergraduate, I had an opportunity to go on a number of archeological digs. So I had experience excavating, digging up remains of ancient Indian villages in the Midwest and in the Southwest. - Author: Donald Johanson
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#45. I flew out here on Southwest Airlines. Southwest has a plane that's painted like Shamu the whale from Sea World. Yeah, that'll be easy to find if that went down in the ocean. That'll be nice, when you're trying to get out and a real whale's humping your window. - Author: Robert Schimmel
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#46. Who today is willing to say that Texas and California and the remainder of the Southwest would be better off if they were governed by Mexico? - Author: Stephen Ambrose
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#47. I'm for fighting a war on terrorism, not a war in Southwest Asia that Alexander the Great couldn't win, the British Empire couldn't win, the Soviet Union couldn't win. That's stupid. It's a waste of resources; a waste of America's best and brightest. - Author: Kurt Schrader
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#48. In more recent years, I've become more and more fascinated with the indigenous folklore of this land, Native American folklore, and also Hispanic folklore now that I live in the Southwest. - Author: Terri Windling
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#49. There are many people talking about access to space and, 'How can we make that cheaper? How can we turn that into a Southwest Airlines versus the big airlines?' - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#50. The Secure Fence Act, which authorizes the construction of 700 miles of security barriers along the southwest border, has now been sent to President Bush for his signature. This piece of legislation is an important piece of the border security puzzle. - Author: Randy Neugebauer
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#51. The Corona Extra brand was launched in Austin, Texas. From Austin, where it was exclusively for three or four months, it became more widely available in that state and in others, primarily in the southwest and western United States. - Author: Carlos Alvarez
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#52. In the American Southwest, I began a lifelong love affair with a pile of rock. - Author: Edward Abbey
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#53. It is unacceptable that immigrants, including children, are shackled and detained in deplorable conditions. And it is unacceptable that already this year immigrants have died by the dozens in the California desert or in other parts of the Southwest. - Author: Roger Mahony
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#54. Fred Rice, gunslinger, badest hombre ever to grace the American Southwest desert since Pancho Villa. - Author: Anonymous
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#55. My beginnings in the Southwest are clear and palpable. My beginnings here made me pay attention to where the sun is, where the winds are, the power of the site ... I take that baggage with me. - Author: Antoine Predock
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#56. As I've gotten older, I've wanted to represent Las Vegas more. Represent the Southwest. It's a magical place. The desert. I do understand people's criticisms, but it's a magical place and a beautiful city, even though there are a lot of things that are wrong with it. - Author: Brandon Flowers
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#57. Eradication of this unquenchable shrub [tamarisk] will save water, lower salinity levels and create a more congenial habitat for the Southwest Willow Flycatcher and a number of other riparian species. - Author: Wayne Allard
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#58. According to my parents, I was supposed to have been a nice, churchgoing Swiss housewife. Instead I ended up an opinionated psychiatrist, author and lecturer in the American Southwest, who communicates with spirits from a world that I believe is far more loving and glorious than our own. - Author: Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
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#59. Southwest Airlines is successful because the company understands it's a customer service company. It also happens to be an airline. - Author: Harvey MacKay
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#60. Obviously, overall infrastructure needs on the Southwest and Northern borders are mounting. We need a major push in Congress to remedy this. - Author: Pete Domenici
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#61. The spirit of Southwest Airlines is exuberant, it's caring, it's dedicated, it's diligent, it's fun, it's rewarding, it's a joy. - Author: Herb Kelleher
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#62. Disney's Aulani Resort has really developed the southwest coast of Oahu and led to it getting more attention. - Author: Kaui Hart Hemmings
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#63. The American Southwest seems to be slowly returning to the jurisdiction of Mexico without firing a single shot. - Author: Cruz Bustamante
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#64. There are several ways to mess up your life by fighting to make your calendar age match your felt age. I live in the Southwest, a part of the country with more than its share of fair skies, material wealth, and people who are trying not to be as old as they are. - Author: Martha Beck
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#65. The United States lost the nuclear-powered submarine Thresher 100 miles east of Cape Cod in 1963, and the submarine Scorpion sank in 1968 in more than 10,000 feet of water 400 miles southwest of the Azores. - Author: Andrew Rosenthal
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#66. Not so much that I wanted to give up rock writing, but I also wanted to try something new. So I moved to a crumbling stately heap on top of a hill in the middle of nowhere in southwest France, about 60 miles from Bordeaux: wine instead of cocaine. - Author: Sylvie Simmons
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#67. Standing there, gaping at this monstrous and inhumane spectacle of rock and cloud and sky and space, I feel a ridiculous greed and possessiveness come over me. I want to know it all, posess it all, embrace the entire scene intimately, deeply, totally ... - Author: Edward Abbey
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#68. I think my greatest moment in business was when the first Southwest airplane arrived after four years of litigation, and I walked up to it and I kissed that baby on the lips and I cried. - Author: Herb Kelleher
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#69. We tried to set up a company that patterned ourselves after Southwest in all the fun, the spirit, the great people, the smile, the efficiency side of it, but we've added some extras that people aren't used to finding on Southwest. - Author: David Neeleman
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#70. Anyone who reads, even one from the remote Southwest at the far end of an attenuated tradition, is to some extent a citizen of the world, and I had been a hungry reader all my life. - Author: Wallace Stegner
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#71. Afar in the southwest was the great shimmering, pearl-like sparkle of an evening star in a sky that was pale golden and ethereal rose over gleaming white spaces and dark glens of spruce - Author: L.M. Montgomery
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#72. Various Turkish people invaded southwest Asia during the Middle Ages and carved an empire for themselves from lands occupied by the indigenous Semitic and Indo-European inhabitants. - Author: John Shimkus
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#73. The 'Wild West' is a good description of law enforcement in the desert southwest USA. - Author: Steven Magee
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#74. Climate scientists have long pointed to the Southwest as one of the places in the U.S. that is most vulnerable to global warming impacts, especially drought. And if there's one thing that even climate denialists don't dispute, dry things burn. - Author: Jeff Goodell
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#75. When people ask me where my roots are, I look down at my feet, and I see the roots of my soul grasping the earth. They are here ... in the Southwest ... I still live in New Mexico. - Author: Rudolfo Anaya
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#76. I was born in Oslo, Norway, but now live in the suburbs of Southwest London, right near the River Thames. It's a lovely part of the world. - Author: Alexander Hanson
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#77. But the southwest wind of Spring brings also remorse. We catch the vague spirit of unrest in the air and we regret our misspent youth. - Author: P.G. Wodehouse
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