The State Of Mississippi Famous Quotes & Sayings

List of top 28 famous quotes and sayings about the state of mississippi to read and share with friends on your Facebook, Twitter, blogs.

Top 28 Quotes About The State Of Mississippi

#1. Black and white are nothing more than lofty ideals in our minds, the standards by which we try to judge things, and map out our place in the world relevance to them. - Author: Karen Marie Moning
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#2. The Mississippi Delta is not always dark with rain. Some autumn mornings, the sun rises over Moon Lake, or Eagle, or Choctaw, or Blue, or Roebuck, all the wide, deep waters of the state, and when it does, its dawn is as rosy with promise and hope as any other. - Author: Lewis Nordan
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#3. I am determined to get every Negro in the state of Mississippi registered. - Author: Fannie Lou Hamer
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#4. Between 1882 and 1968, more black people were lynched in MIssissippi than in any other state. - Author: Ta-Nehisi Coates
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#5. In the state of Mississippi, Many Years Ago, a boy of 14 years got a taste of Southern law. - Author: Phil Ochs
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#6. As for my state of Mississippi, our governor, Phil Bryant, said the state could not afford the matching funds required to trigger the federal match for Medicaid expansion. We won't do it even though in 2014, the federal government would pay over $50 for every one dollar Mississippi chips in. - Author: Ronnie Musgrove
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#7. Finally, in the Mississippi state Senate, earmarks are often hidden in bond bills, which I have voted against many times, because our bonded indebtedness is too high and we simply can't afford it. For example, building museums in the middle of a recession makes little sense. - Author: Chris McDaniel
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#8. Never say more than is necessary. - Author: Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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#9. It would appear that the state of Mississippi has decided to maintain white supremacy by murdering children. - Author: Roy Wilkins
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#10. Folks have a common misconception that Mississippi is strictly a rural, outdoors state. While we are famous for our hunting, sport fishing and year-round golf, we also have leading manufacturers like Peavey Electronics and Viking Range Corp. - Author: Gregg Harper
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#11. This is not the party of Reagan. Today the conservative movement took a backseat to liberal Democrats in the state of Mississippi. - Author: Chris McDaniel
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#12. In 2000, the Mississippi state legislature introduced a bill to make it illegal for a man to have an erection at a strip club even if he is fully dressed. - Author: Steven Lamm
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#13. The one thing I have wanted to stay away from is the steroids. When I had an attack two years ago in my home state of Mississippi, they put me on steroids, thinking they were doing the right thing, and I had a violent reaction. - Author: Mary Ann Mobley
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#14. When my dad came here, he came on a scholarship in the late '60s, and he went to Mississippi State. My dad is not a large man. So there's a little Taiwanese guy walking around Mississippi in, like, 1966, and I cannot imagine what that must have been like. - Author: Kelvin Yu
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#15. What are we going to say if tomorrow it occurs to some African state to send its agents into Mississippi and to kidnap one of the leaders of the segregationist movement there? And what are we going to reply if a court in Ghana or the Congo quotes the Eichmann case as precedent? - Author: Hannah Arendt
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#16. During the canvass in the State of Mississippi, I traveled into different parts of that state, and this is the doctrine that I everywhere uttered: that while I was in favor of building up the colored race, I was not in favor of tearing down the white race. - Author: Hiram Rhodes Revels
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#17. Mississippi State has two pretty looking quarterbacks. - Author: Mike Leach
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#18. She wore heavy sandals, with socks. No kid in the entire state of Mississippi wore black socks in the summer. Shoot, if I wasn't standing smack-dab in the middle of the library, I wouldn't be wearing shoes. - Author: Augusta Scattergood
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#19. Normal is the Holy Grail
and only those without it
know its value. - Author: Sarah Crossan
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#20. From 1882 to 1930, Florida recorded more lynchings of black people (266) than any other state, and from 1900 to 1930, a per capita lynching rate twice that of Mississippi, Georgia, or Louisiana. - Author: Gilbert King
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#21. I always order the banned books from a black market dealer in California, figuring if the State of Mississippi banned them, they must be good. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#22. I always felt that a marriage works best at a farm ... where you're together and everybody has clear-cut roles; they have chores, 'you take care of this' and you know. But it's hard. - Author: Ethan Hawke
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#23. I denied Discordia and regret nothing; I have spat into the bodiless eyes of the Crimson King and rejoice; I threw my lot with the gunslinger and the White and never once questioned the choice. - Author: Stephen King
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#24. I have a dream that one day even the state of Mississippi, a desert state sweltering in the heat of injustice and oppression, will one day be transformed into an oasis of freedom and justice. - Author: Martin Luther King Jr.
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#25. I believe a lot in the relationship between performers. When you're supported by someone's eyes, you're not alone. - Author: Clemence Poesy
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#26. A child born to a Black mother in a state like Mississippi ... has exactly the same rights as a white baby born to the wealthiest person in the United States. It's not true, but I challenge anyone to say it is not a goal worth working for. - Author: Thurgood Marshall
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#27. My son's an idiot. His teacher asked him to spell Mississippi. He asked which one? The river or the state? - Author: Rodney Dangerfield
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#28. best way to make a friend is to show interest in someone else without an agenda. - Author: Jeff Goins
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