At Kansas City, Kansas, before the saloons were closed, they were getting ready to build an addition to the jail. Now the doors swing idly on the hinges and there is nobody to lock in the jails.— Billy Sunday
Colossal Kansas quotations
I still don't understand what a sea god would be doing in Atlanta.
" Leo snorted. "What's a wine god doing in Kansas? Gods are weird.
n case you missed it, this week, there was a tragedy in Kansas.
Ten thousand people died - an entire town destroyed.
I went to college at the University of Kansas, where I got a degree in political science.
The wizard [of Oz] says look inside yourself and find self.
God says look inside yourself and find [the Holy Spirit]. The first will get you to Kansas. The latter will get you to heaven. Take your pick.
It was a dark and stormy night. Suddenly, a shot rang out! A door slammed. The maid screamed. Suddenly, a pirate ship appeared on the horizon! While millions of people were starving, the king lived in luxury. Meanwhile, on a small farm in Kansas, a boy was growing up.
My family was a Christian family. But I had to get to Kansas to play the blues.
I am a gay, Christian, farm girl from Kansas who sang Country Music and I did the very best I could do - to know God and to share God.
August in Kansas City is hotter than two rats f**king in a sock.
I have been robbed of three million dollars all told.
Everyone today is playing my stuff and I don't even get credit. Kansas City style, Chicago style, New Orleans style hell, they're all Jelly Roll style.
I got everything I wanted. When I was young in Kansas City, I knew nothing about Frank Sinatra, Billy Eckstine, Ella Fitzgerald, of all those concert halls, of all those countries. I did not know what it was like to direct a band... All I wanted was to be big, to be in show-business, and to travel...and that's what I've been doing all my life.
Many photographers feel their client is the subject.
My client is a woman in Kansas who reads Vogue. I'm trying to intrigue, stimulate, feed her. My responsibility is to the reader. The severe portrait that is not the greatest joy in the world to the subject may be enormously interesting to the reader.
I was raised all over. Kansas, Hawaii, Georgia, Texas and Kentucky, by the time I was 11.
Starbucks has stores in America in many, many communities that are governed by many, many different municipalities. Starbucks cannot dictate to a municipality in Cincinnati or Kansas City or Sacramento how or why or when there should be a recycling program.
Any kid that feels like they don't have any kind of future, whether they're on a street corner in Harlem or in a little town in Kansas where nothing happens, it's all out there for them. They can do whatever they dream or wish or see on television, or read about in the papers.
When I was poor living in a garage in Kansas I began to draw the mice that scampered over my desk. That is how Mickey Mouse was born.
I worked at a hospital for a week. And at a golf course when I was in college at Kansas for about a week. The tips weren't good so I quit.
I was always looking ahead. I used to do all kinds of things for entertainment. When I was young, we had no radio, no TV. We were 30 miles from the public library, out in the sticks in Western Kansas, and so I'd do arithmetic exercises.
He's a full-fledged housewife from Kansas with all the prejudices.
I don't know if I want to go to New York.
They'll have to pay me a lot more money because I like it here in Kansas City.
This is what you should do, let it rest.
I'm playing football for LSU. I'm preparing for R-Kansas. I'm preparing for the next game, and the next game after that.
I'm from Kansas, so there were a lot of vacant lots and open fields to tackle each other in so we could avoid tackling each other on the street. But running on the street and trying not to get taken down on the concrete, that will make you fast, that's for sure.
Being born in Kansas City, Missouri and raised in the very rural parts of Kansas led me to believe that everything was simple, everything made sense and that anything was possible.
I spent a majority of my life in Kansas City, so I am a Chiefs and Royals guy.
I used to work for the Royals for like five years in the suites department and in the stadium club restaurant.
If I had the hand strength to sign autographs for everybody in Kansas City, I would... but its just impossible to get to everyone.
There's more B.S. in fly fishing than there is in a Kansas feedlot.
And Kansas City is at Chicago tonight, or is it Chicago at Kansas City? Well, no matter as Kansas City leads in the eighth 4 to 4.
I think you need to, as an architect, understand the essence of a place and create a building that feels like it resonates with the culture of a place. So my buildings in India or in Kansas City or in Arkansas or in Singapore, they come out different because the places are so different.
Some of the most exciting space education in the country is not coming out of Washington or New York or California or even Texas. It's coming from a place in Kansas called the Cosmosphere.
Well, I got pretty good and went on the road with a group.
We starved. At that time I didn't realize that you'd work one gig in Kansas City, the next in Florida and the next gig will be in Louisville. You know, a thousand miles a night. That was really rough, man.
My first job was with an auto plant, Kansas City - they treated you like slaves.
From there I went back to Chicago, worked in steel mills, drove a cab, stuff like that.
When I was a small boy in Kansas, a friend of mine and I went fishing.
I told him I wanted to be a real Major League baseball player, a genuine professional like Honus Wagner. My friend said that he'd like to be President of the United States. Neither of us got our wish.
It isn't necessary to have relatives in Kansas City in order to be unhappy.
When I write, I aim in my mind not toward New York but toward a vague spot a little to the east of Kansas.
I began to see during the civil war, in that part of the states of Missouri and Kansas where the doctors were shut out, the children did not die.