Quotations that match 'mississippi'.

Yet, in 1850 nearly all the railroads in the United States lay east of the Mississippi River, and all of them, even when they were physically mere extensions of one another, were separately owned and separately managed. John Moody
[ Another East Even Extensions Lay Managed Mere Mississippi Nearly Owned Physically Railroads River Separately States Them United Were Yet]
While the level of support we can each provide certainly varies, it is very important at this time that we all do what we can to help our neighbors - not only our immediate neighbors here in Alabama, but those further away in Mississippi and Louisiana. Jo Bonner
[ Alabama Away Certainly Each Further Help Here Immediate Important Level Louisiana Mississippi Neighbors Only Our Provide Support Those Time Varies Very While]
Everyone thinks because you're from the south you know everyone down there, but it's not like that; I never knew nothing about no Mississippi. Buddy Guy
[ Because Down Everyone Knew Know Mississippi Never Nothing South Thinks]
The public conviction that a railroad linking the West and the East was an absolute necessity became so pronounced after the gold discoveries of '49 that Congress passed an act in 1853 providing for a survey of several lines from the Mississippi to the Pacific. John Moody
[ Absolute Act After Became Congress Conviction Discoveries East Gold Lines Linking Mississippi Necessity Pacific Passed Pronounced Providing Public Railroad Several Survey West]
I rode on a float in one of the parades in Mississippi. It's an experience. Elliott Smith
[ Experience Float Mississippi Parades Rode]
Hollywood is run by people who sit up in their executive office, who are not connected to Mississippi, Alabama, Chicago, South Carolina. They know nothing about that, they don't go to church, and they make their decisions about what they think is right. Steve Harvey
[ Alabama Carolina Chicago Church Connected Decisions Executive Go Hollywood Know Make Mississippi Nothing Office Right Run Sit South Their Think Up]
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. Mary Ann Mobley
[ Ago Attack Away Doing Had Home Mississippi Put Reaction Right State Stay Steroids Thing Thinking Two Violent Wanted Were Years]
Only remember west of the Mississippi it's a little more look, see, act. A little less rationalize, comment, talk. F. Scott Fitzgerald
[ Act Comment Less Little Look Mississippi More Only Rationalize Remember See Talk West]
My parents were working in a hospital in Memphis. But I didn't live there for any length of time that I remember. The first thing I remember is the town in Mississippi that I live in now, Charleston. Morgan Freeman
[ Any Charleston First Hospital Length Live Memphis Mississippi Now Parents Remember Thing Time Town Were Working]
I wanted to get out of Mississippi in the worst way. Go back? What I want to go back for? Muddy Waters
[ Back Get Go Mississippi Out Want Wanted Way Worst]
I was always singing the way I felt, and maybe I didn't exactly know it, but I just didn't like the way things were down there-in Mississippi. Muddy Waters
[ Always Down Exactly Felt Just Know Maybe Mississippi Singing Things Way Were]
I went to college in Mississippi; I'm from Louisiana. Trishelle Cannatella
[ College Louisiana Mississippi Went]
This United States Government should go down to Mississippi and protect my people. That is what should happen. Paul Robeson
[ Down Go Government Happen Mississippi Protect Should States United]
In Russia I felt for the first time like a full human being. No color prejudice like in Mississippi, no color prejudice like in Washington. It was the first time I felt like a human being. Paul Robeson
[ Being Color Felt First Full Human Mississippi Prejudice Russia Time Washington]
In several sections, both natural in the banks of the Mississippi and its numerous arms, and where artificial canals had been cut, I observed erect stumps of trees, with their roots attached, buried in strata at different heights, one over the other. Charles Lyell
[ Arms Artificial Attached Banks Been Both Buried Canals Cut Different Erect Had Heights Mississippi Natural Numerous Observed Other Over Roots Sections Several Strata Stumps Their Trees Where]
Owing to the difficulty of obtaining horses, Mr. Henry returns from this place. In descending the Mississippi I will request him to pay his respects to you. Zebulon Pike
[ Descending Difficulty Henry Him His Horses Mississippi Mr Obtaining Owing Pay Place Request Respects Returns Will]
Finally, the ecological health of the Mississippi River and its economic importance to the many people that make their living or seek their recreation is based on a healthy river system. Ron Kind
[ Based Ecological Economic Finally Health Healthy Importance Living Make Many Mississippi Recreation River Seek System Their]
If you talk to the Whites in Mississippi they will tell you, 'You can go to any school you want to; we don't see race.' Biggest lie ever told. Bennie Thompson
[ Any Biggest Ever Go Lie Mississippi Race School See Talk Tell Told Want Whites Will]
Simultaneously with the establishment of the Constitution, Virginia ceded to the United States her domain, which then extended to the Mississippi, and was even claimed to extend to the Pacific Ocean. William H. Seward
[ Ceded Claimed Constitution Domain Establishment Even Extend Extended Her Mississippi Ocean Pacific Simultaneously States Then United Virginia Which]
While I remain troubled by the Corps' inability to fully justify the Model they used for their commercial traffic predictions, America clearly has an aging lock and dam infrastructure on the Mississippi. Ron Kind
[ Aging America Clearly Commercial Corps Dam Fully Inability Infrastructure Justify Lock Mississippi Model Predictions Remain Their Traffic Troubled Used While]
Barge traffic on the Mississippi River represents the most efficient, most cost-effective, most environmentally sound means of transporting commodity goods from this region of the country to market. Leonard Boswell
[ Commodity Cost-Effective Country Efficient Environmentally Goods Market Means Mississippi Most Region Represents River Sound Traffic Transporting]
They would come down in Mississippi, they hired me as a talent scout. And I would go all over Mississippi, Alabama, Texas, and find out different artists for them. Ike Turner
[ Alabama Artists Come Different Down Find Go Hired Mississippi Out Over Scout Talent Texas Them Would]
The folks in Mississippi are saying, 'Thank God for Texas.' Kinky Friedman
[ Folks God Mississippi Saying Texas Thank]
Of course that was my idol, Son House. I think he did a lot for the Mississippi slide down there. Muddy Waters
[ Course Did Down House Idol Lot Mississippi Slide Son Think]
That Mississippi sound, that Delta sound is in them old records. You can hear it all the way through. Muddy Waters
[ Delta Hear Mississippi Old Records Sound Them Through Way]
Freedom Summer, the massive voter education project in Mississippi, was 1964. I graduated from high school in 1965. So becoming active was almost a rite of passage. Danny Glover
[ Active Almost Becoming Education Freedom Graduated High Massive Mississippi Passage Project Rite School Summer Voter]
To understand the world, you must first understand a place like Mississippi. William Faulkner
[ First Mississippi Must Place Understand World]
I'm from the Mississippi delta originally. Little Milton
[ Delta Mississippi Originally]
This is said to us, even as this counterfeit president has legalized the Confederate Flag in Mississippi. Amiri Baraka
[ Confederate Counterfeit Even Flag Legalized Mississippi President Said Us]
The attorney general would call at 5 o'clock in the evening and say: 'Tomorrow morning we are going to try to integrate the University of Mississippi. Get us a memo on what we're likely to do, and what we can do if the governor sends the National Guard there.' Harold H. Greene
[ Attorney Call Clock Evening General Get Going Governor Guard Integrate Likely Mississippi Morning National Say Sends Tomorrow Try University Us Would]
Mississippi Mermaid was a very special experience because we only had the dialogues for the scenes we were shooting the night before. Catherine Deneuve
[ Because Before Dialogues Experience Had Mermaid Mississippi Night Only Scenes Shooting Special Very Were]
I've just come back from Mississippi and over there when you talk about the West Bank they think you mean Arkansas. Patrick Buchanan
[ Arkansas Back Bank Come Just Mean Mississippi Over Talk Think West]
We're first on executions. We're 49th in funding public education. We're in a race with Mississippi for the bottom, and we're winning. Kinky Friedman
[ Bottom Education Executions First Funding Mississippi Public Race Winning]
It affords me sincere pleasure to be able to apprise you of the entire removal of the Cherokee Nation of Indians to their new homes west of the Mississippi. Martin Van Buren
[ Able Affords Cherokee Entire Homes Indians Mississippi Nation New Pleasure Removal Sincere Their West]
For the good of our environment, the good of the economy, and the good of the Nation, I strongly urge support of the upper Mississippi locks and dams project. Leonard Boswell
[ Dams Economy Environment Good Locks Mississippi Nation Our Project Strongly Support Upper Urge]
I'm concerned about the cost, just like everybody else. There's no question that we have an obligation to help the people of Louisiana and Mississippi to rebuild. Saxby Chambliss
[ Concerned Cost Else Everybody Help Just Louisiana Mississippi Obligation Question Rebuild]
Most of the locks and dams on the upper Mississippi River system are over 60 years old and many are in serious need of repair and rehabilitation. Ron Kind
[ Dams Locks Many Mississippi Most Need Old Over Rehabilitation Repair River Serious System Upper Years]
The Klan had used fear, intimidation and murder to brutally oppress over African-Americans who sought justice and equality and it sought to respond to the young workers of the civil rights movement in Mississippi in the same way. Charles Rangel
[ African-Americans Brutally Civil Equality Fear Had Intimidation Justice Klan Mississippi Movement Murder Oppress Over Respond Rights Same Sought Used Way Workers Young]
Elvis was the only man from Northeast Mississippi who could shake his hips and still be loved by rednecks, cops, and hippies. Jimmy Buffett
[ Cops Could Elvis Hippies Hips His Loved Man Mississippi Northeast Only Shake Still]
It can not be done; it shall not be done! I speak for the great masses of the Mississippi Valley, and those west of it, when I say you shall not do it! Richard Parks Bland
[ Done Great Masses Mississippi Say Shall Speak Those Valley West]
The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world; there is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi. George Catlin
[ Appearance Character Different Enter Felt Manner Mississippi Missouri Moment Muddy Other Perhaps Rivers Sensibly Terror Waters Which World]
Georgia Tech beat us and Mississippi Southern tied us last year, and Texas beat us after we had the game won. We only played about five games the way we were capable of playing and lost one of those. Bear Bryant
[ After Beat Capable Five Game Games Georgia Had Last Lost Mississippi Only Played Playing Southern Tech Texas Those Tied Us Way Were Won Year]
The next thing I wrote was in a writing class at night school. It was about a poor woman who worked at a dime store and who was all alone for Christmas in Laurel, Mississippi. Beth Henley
[ Alone Christmas Class Dime Laurel Mississippi Next Night Poor School Store Thing Woman Worked Writing Wrote]
The gifts of God should be enjoyed by all citizens in Mississippi. Medgar Evers
[ Citizens Enjoyed Gifts God Mississippi Should]
In the underlying bill, I think the authors of the legislation, those in support of it, understand the use of the Mississippi River. Yes, there is commercial navigation on it, and there will be tomorrow. Ron Kind
[ Authors Bill Commercial Legislation Mississippi Navigation River Support Think Those Tomorrow Underlying Understand Use Will Yes]
In fiction, too, after the death of Cooper the main tendency for nearly a generation was away from the conquest of new borders to the closer cultivation, east of the Mississippi, of ground already marked. Carl Clinton Van Doren
[ After Already Away Borders Closer Conquest Cooper Cultivation Death East Fiction Generation Ground Main Marked Mississippi Nearly New Tendency Too]
The case of the Seminoles constitutes at present the only exception to the successful efforts of the Government to remove the Indians to the homes assigned them west of the Mississippi. Martin Van Buren
[ Assigned Case Constitutes Efforts Exception Government Homes Indians Mississippi Only Present Remove Successful Them West]
Books were my pass to personal freedom. I learned to read at age three, and soon discovered there was a whole world to conquer that went beyond our farm in Mississippi. Oprah Winfrey
[ Age Beyond Books Conquer Discovered Farm Freedom Learned Mississippi Our Pass Personal Read Soon Three Went Were Whole World]
I grew up in Jackson, Mississippi, really in suburbia, so my mother was in community theatre plays. Beth Henley
[ Community Grew Jackson Mississippi Mother Plays Really Suburbia Theatre Up]
Several other aerospace and defense firms have announced plans to build facilities in north Mississippi in recent weeks. They join an impressive group of high-tech companies already doing business in our region. Roger Wicker
[ Already Announced Build Business Companies Defense Doing Facilities Firms Group High-Tech Impressive Join Mississippi North Other Our Plans Recent Region Several Weeks]
One of the first things I did as a new Member of Congress was help form a bipartisan Mississippi River Caucus so we could work together from both the North and the South in order to draw attention to the resources that are needed along the Mississippi River. Ron Kind
[ Along Attention Bipartisan Both Caucus Congress Could Did Draw First Form Help Member Mississippi Needed New North Order Resources River South Things Together Work]
I didn't come east of the Mississippi for the first time in my life until I was 26 years of age, but I knew. I read magazines, I listened to radio, I watched television. I knew there was something out there, and I wanted a part of it. Sam Donaldson
[ Age Come East First Knew Life Listened Magazines Mississippi Out Part Radio Read Something Television Time Until Wanted Watched Years]
Almost 70 percent of U.S. ag exports travel the upper Mississippi River and the Illinois waterway system. Jerry Costello
[ Almost Exports Illinois Mississippi Percent River System Travel Upper]
As founder and co-chair of the upper Mississippi River Congressional task force, I have long sought to preserve the river's health and historical multiple uses, including as a natural waterway and a home to wildlife, for the benefit of future generations of Americans. Ron Kind
[ Americans Benefit Congressional Force Founder Future Generations Health Historical Home Including Long Mississippi Multiple Natural Preserve River Sought Task Upper Uses Wildlife]
I see more genuine sociability between the races in Mississippi than I see in Michigan. No question. Jim Harrison
[ Between Genuine Michigan Mississippi More Question Races See Than]
Vicksburg lies on top of a bluff on the east side of a large tongue of land jutting out into the Mississippi. Knute Nelson
[ Bluff East Into Land Large Lies Mississippi Out Side Tongue Top]
Oh, definitely and I talk about all the things that I really needed to make me happy at that point in time were outside of Mississippi, and now all the things that I need to make me happy are back there. Sela Ward
[ Back Definitely Happy Make Mississippi Need Needed Now Oh Outside Point Really Talk Things Time Were]
The region west of the Mississippi continued in the popular mind to be a strange land for which the reports of explorers and travellers did the work of fiction, and Cooper's Prairie had few followers. Carl Clinton Van Doren
[ Continued Cooper Did Explorers Few Fiction Followers Had Land Mind Mississippi Popular Prairie Region Reports Strange Travellers West Which Work]
Had it not been for James Meredith, who was willing to risk his life, the University of Mississippi would still be all white. Constance Baker Motley
[ Been Had His James Life Meredith Mississippi Risk Still University White Willing Would]
I'm floored that the House leadership would turn its back on job creation for Mississippians. Haley Barbour
[ Back Creation Floored House Job Leadership Turn Would]
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. Thurgood Marshall
[ Anyone Baby Black Born Challenge Child Exactly Goal Mississippi Mother Person Rights Same Say State States True United Wealthiest White Working Worth]