Spokane Famous Quotes & Sayings

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33 Spokane Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Spokane Sayings By Ryne Sandberg: I was a baseball player at North Central High School in Spokane, Washington even though I was a baseball player at North Central High School in Spokane, Washington even though I was all-city in basketball, even when I signed a letter of intent to play quarterback at Washington State. — Ryne Sandberg
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Spokane Sayings By Irwin Rose: We moved from the East coast to the town of Spokane, Washington, when I was We moved from the East coast to the town of Spokane, Washington, when I was about 13 years old, and I did not adapt very well to the, to the style of the place, and I spent most of my time in the public library. — Irwin Rose
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Spokane Sayings By Anna Kendrick: I like to buy a new fragrance for each film. I'll go out in the I like to buy a new fragrance for each film. I'll go out in the city where I'm filming and snap it up. The one I have for 'Into the Woods' is Terry de Gunzburg Flagrant Delice, which I bought in London. — Anna Kendrick
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Spokane Sayings By Cynthia Rylant: Every person is able to add beauty, whether by growing flowers, or singing, or cooking Every person is able to add beauty, whether by growing flowers, or singing, or cooking luscious meals, or raising sweet pets. Every part of life can be art. — Cynthia Rylant
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Spokane Sayings By Sherman Alexie: Thomas Builds-the-Fire closed his eyes and told this story:"I remember when I had this dream Thomas Builds-the-Fire closed his eyes and told this story:
"I remember when I had this dream that told me to go to Spokane, to stand by the falls in the middle of the city and wait for a sign. I knew I had to go there but I didn't have a car. Didn't have a license. I was only thirteen. So I walked all the way, took me all day, and I finally made it to the falls. I stood there for an hour waiting. Then your dad came walking up. 'What the hell are you doing here? He asked me. I said, 'waiting for a vision.' Then your father said, 'All you're going to get here is mugged.' So he drove me to Denny's, bought me dinner, and then drove me home to the reservation. For a long time I was mad because I thought my dreams had lied to me. But they didn't. Your dad was my vision. 'Take care of each other' is what my dreams were saying. 'Take care of each other. — Sherman Alexie
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Spokane Sayings By Carolyn Kizer: As I remember, the first real poem I wrote was about the wheat fields between As I remember, the first real poem I wrote was about the wheat fields between Spokane and Pullman, to the south. — Carolyn Kizer
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Spokane Sayings By Anonymous: Spokane, for example, has a law prohibiting sitting and lying on the street. Unless you're Spokane, for example, has a law prohibiting sitting and lying on the street. Unless you're sitting and lying outside the Apple Store waiting for an iPhone 6, in which case it's O.K. — Anonymous
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Spokane Sayings By Jess Walter: On any given day in Spokane, Washington, there are more adult men per capita riding On any given day in Spokane, Washington, there are more adult men per capita riding children's BMX bikes than in any other city in the world. — Jess Walter
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Spokane Sayings By Carolyn Kizer: I wrote poetry off and on in high school, when I could manage to get I wrote poetry off and on in high school, when I could manage to get out of gym classes and sports - using my allergies as an excuse - and climb the hill behind school till I found a nice place to settle down with a notebook and look at Spokane spread out below. — Carolyn Kizer
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Spokane Sayings By Patricia Briggs: Only you could go to Spokane and get bitten by the one vampire in the Only you could go to Spokane and get bitten by the one vampire in the whole city

Adam to Mercy — Patricia Briggs
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Spokane Sayings By Ehud Olmert: Peace is important for Israel. Peace is important for Israel. — Ehud Olmert
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Spokane Sayings By Sherman Alexie: Did she say anything before she died?" he asked."Yes," the surgeon said. "She said, 'Forgive Did she say anything before she died?" he asked.
"Yes," the surgeon said. "She said, 'Forgive him'"
"Forgive him?" my father asked.
"I think she was referring to the drunk driver who killed her."
Wow.
My grandmother's last act on earth was a call for forgiveness, love and tolerance.
She wanted us to forgive Gerald, the dumb-ass Spokane Indian alcoholic who ran her over and killed her.
I think My Dad wanted to go find Gerald and beat him to death.
I think my mother would have helped him.
I think I would have helped him, too.
But my grandmother wanted us to forgive her murderer.
Even dead, she was a better person than us. — Sherman Alexie
Spokane Sayings By Sherman Alexie: Sharon was Apache, and I was Spokane, but we practiced our tribal religions like we Sharon was Apache, and I was Spokane, but we practiced our tribal religions like we practiced Catholicism: We loved all of the ceremonies but thought they were pitiful cries to a disinterested god. — Sherman Alexie
Spokane Sayings By Tom Tancredo: Look, my friends, if I'm a racist, this doesn't mean that I hate brown people Look, my friends, if I'm a racist, this doesn't mean that I hate brown people — Tom Tancredo
Spokane Sayings By Harry S. Truman: When we refused to be forced out of Berlin, we demonstrated to the people of When we refused to be forced out of Berlin, we demonstrated to the people of Europe that with their cooperation we would act, and act resolutely, when their freedom was threatened. — Harry S. Truman
Spokane Sayings By Matty Mullins: I grew up in Spokane, Washington, in a very Christian, conservative home. I grew up in Spokane, Washington, in a very Christian, conservative home. — Matty Mullins
Spokane Sayings By Sunday Adelaja: The wealth we receive from God will never cause us to weep The wealth we receive from God will never cause us to weep — Sunday Adelaja
Spokane Sayings By Rachel Dolezal: I stand by my work on behalf of the citizens of Spokane to further justice I stand by my work on behalf of the citizens of Spokane to further justice and promote civilian oversight of law enforcement. — Rachel Dolezal
Spokane Sayings By Jess Walter: My first book, about Ruby Ridge, was made into a miniseries on CBS in 1996, My first book, about Ruby Ridge, was made into a miniseries on CBS in 1996, and since then, I've dabbled in Hollywood, pitched a few things, sold a couple of screenplays and a pilot that I wrote with a buddy from Spokane, flirted with seeing 'Citizen Vince' as a film, and most recently, adapted 'The Financial Lives of the Poets' as a script. — Jess Walter
Spokane Sayings By Richelle Mead: So ... Mason, Eddie, and Mia went to Spokane to hunt Strigoi?""Yes.""Holy shit. Why didn't So ... Mason, Eddie, and Mia went to Spokane to hunt Strigoi?"
"Yes."
"Holy shit. Why didn't you go with them? Seems like something you'd do."
I resisted the urge to smack him. "Because I'm not insane! But I'm going to go get them before they do something even stupider. — Richelle Mead
Spokane Sayings By Trevor St. John: I graduated from a place called Whitworth College in Spokane with a theater degree, then I graduated from a place called Whitworth College in Spokane with a theater degree, then in 1993 I moved to L.A. and auditioned and did very well there. My first gig was playing a skinhead in John Singleton's 'Higher Learning', and I played Glenn Close's son in a TV movie called 'Serving In Silence.' — Trevor St. John
Spokane Sayings By Matt Shea: The correct answer is the University Titans, the West Valley Eagles, the Central Valley Bears, The correct answer is the University Titans, the West Valley Eagles, the Central Valley Bears, the East Valley Knights, the Riverside Rams. The fact you don't even know an answer to the question like [naming all the Spokane Valley High School Mascots] means you don't even know the district. How can you represent the district if you don't even know it? — Matt Shea
Spokane Sayings By George Orwell: It is not that anyone imagines the law to be just. Everyone knows that there It is not that anyone imagines the law to be just. Everyone knows that there is one law for the rich and another for the poor. But no one accepts the implications of this, everyone takes it for granted that the law, such as it is, will be respected, and feels a sense of outrage when it is not. — George Orwell
Spokane Sayings By John Ridley: As an ex-stand up, I can tell you that a comedy club isn't a place As an ex-stand up, I can tell you that a comedy club isn't a place you go looking to get the abuse you just can't seem to find in daily life. The stage is a performer's domain. You protect that domain. You are not on stage to take what's given just 'cause you're getting paid. If you are attacked, you retaliate. — John Ridley
Spokane Sayings By David Lynch: When I was little in Spokane, Washington I drew all the time ... and my When I was little in Spokane, Washington I drew all the time ... and my father would bring paper home ... and I mostly drew browning automatic water-cooled sub-machine guns ... that was my favorite — David Lynch
Spokane Sayings By Aldous Huxley: In a world where education is predominantly verbal, highly educated people find it all but In a world where education is predominantly verbal, highly educated people find it all but impossible to pay serious attention to anything but words and notions. There is always money for, there are always doctrines in, the learned foolery of research into what, for scholars, is the all-important problem: Who influenced whom to say what when? Even in this age of technology the verbal humanities are honoured. The non-verbal humanities, the arts of being directly aware of the given facts of our existence, are almost completely ignored. — Aldous Huxley
Spokane Sayings By Sherman Alexie: I realized that, sure, I was a Spokane Indian. I belonged to that tribe. But I realized that, sure, I was a Spokane Indian. I belonged to that tribe. But I also belonged to the tribe of American immigrants. And to the tribe of basketball players. And to the tribe of bookworms. And the tribe of cartoonists. And the tribe of chronic masturbators. And the tribe of teenage boys. And the tribe of small-town kids. And the tribe of Pacific Northwesterners. And the tribe of tortilla chips-and-salsa lovers. And the tribe of poverty. And the tribe of funeral-goers. And the tribe of beloved sons. And the tribe of boys who really missed their best friends. It was a huge realization. And that's when I knew that I was going to be okay. (217) — Sherman Alexie
Spokane Sayings By Gavin Friday: In the name of the Fatherand his wife, the spirityou said you did notthey said In the name of the Father
and his wife, the spirit
you said you did not
they said you did it. — Gavin Friday
Spokane Sayings By Linda Lael Miller: Steven maneuvered the horse among the cattle that strayed from the herd as easily as Steven maneuvered the horse among the cattle that strayed from the herd as easily as if Emma hadn't been mounted in front of him, whistling and waving his hat at times. In calmer moments, he told Emma about Fairhaven, his home in Louisiana. He told her how many children they were going to have, and exactly where each one would be conceived. When they got to Spokane, he promised, he was going to take a hotel room and keep her tossing on the mattress for a full day and night. Emma — Linda Lael Miller
Spokane Sayings By Pete Hautman: Yes, books are dangerous. They should be dangerous - they contain ideas. Yes, books are dangerous. They should be dangerous - they contain ideas. — Pete Hautman
Spokane Sayings By Denis Johnson: Now he slept soundly through the nights, and often he dreamed of trains, and often Now he slept soundly through the nights, and often he dreamed of trains, and often of one particular train: He was on it; he could smell the coal smoke; a world went by. And then he was standing in that world as the sound of the train died away. A frail familiarity in these scenes hinted to him that they came from his childhood. Sometimes he woke to hear the sound of the Spokane International fading up the valley and realized he'd been hearing the locomotive as he dreamed. — Denis Johnson
Spokane Sayings By Alan Rickman: Each character I play has different dimensions. I'm not interested in words that pull them Each character I play has different dimensions. I'm not interested in words that pull them together. — Alan Rickman
Spokane Sayings By Linda Lael Miller: If you don't take me with you," she said, "I will follow you to New If you don't take me with you," she said, "I will follow you to New Orleans, and if you don't believe me, just wait and see. I won't be left behind, Steven." A muscle in his jaw bunched in suppressed anger; Steven knew Emma meant what she said. "All right, then, we'll compromise. We'll be married when we get to Spokane. That'll give you some protection against Macon, but remember this, Emma - if they hang me, don't wait around for the funeral. Macon wasn't bluffing - the minute the life goes out of me, he'll take you to bed, whether you want to go or not." Emma — Linda Lael Miller