quote by Mary MacLane

When I was three years old I was taken with my family to a little town in Western Minnesota, where I lived a more or less vapid and ordinary life until I was ten.

— Mary MacLane

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Little towns quote A little progress each day adds up to bg results.
A little progress each day adds up to bg results.

The more people who own little businesses of their own, the safer our country will be, and the better off its cities and towns; for the people who have a stake in their country and their community are its best citizens.

We didn't have movies in this little mining town.

When I was 12 my mom took me to New York and I saw Bye Bye Birdie, with people singing and dancing, and that was it.

Little towns quote I hope to arrive to my death, late, in love and a little drunk.
I hope to arrive to my death, late, in love and a little drunk.

A little town is like a lantern. Nothing's hid from sight.

My early book learning came to me as naturally as the seasons in … the little town in which I grew up. … Quite early I began to find a special charm in an unpeopled world … of lava rock and sagebrush desert. … I was often more purely happy at such times than I think I have ever been since.


Growing up in a small Alaska town, domestic violence was that dirty little secret nobody talked about. We must start talking about it. For too long, we have been providing protection to the wrong people.

Little towns quote Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the
Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.

There's a one-eyed yellow idol to the north of Khatmandu, There's a little marble cross below the town, There's a broken-hearted woman tends the grave of Mad Carew, And the yellow god forever gazes down.

Being a teacher at a restaurant in the town where you lived was a little like being a TV star.

I remember being in church. We would do the live nativity in my little town and I remember pulling the sheep. I was the shepherd, so I was pulling the sheep around town, down Main Street. I thought that was the most awesome, coolest thing ever.

Little towns quote Look for something positive in every day, even if some days you have to look a l
Look for something positive in every day, even if some days you have to look a little harder.

O little town of Bethlehem, how still we see thee lie! Above thy deep and dreamless sleep the silent stars go by.


Washington is the city where the big men of little towns come to be disillusioned

One of the cries from the people was, don't forget us.

They have a long road ahead of them. Operation Blessing has found those little fishing towns. They will not be getting what other towns are getting from the government.

Little towns quote Stop letting people who do so little for you control so much of your mind, feeli
Stop letting people who do so little for you control so much of your mind, feeling and emotions.

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.

I lived in a small town. It was 2,000 people in Canada. A little river that went through it and we swam in the - you know, there was a lot of water around. Niagara Falls was about four or five miles away.

Moral sentences appear ostentatious and tumid, when they have no greater occasions than the journey of a wit to his home town: yet such pleasures and such pains make up the general mass of life; and as nothing is little to him that feels it with gre

Little towns quote You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.

In the little town where I live in Hampshire County, Massachusetts, we now have a 'Public Safety Complex' around the corner from what used to be our hokey Andy Griffith-esque fire station.

I started to take care of my body after I turned 50.

I never liked how I looked physically because I was too cute, short, with coloring only on my cheeks, the perfect little nose, and then the blue eyes. But I would have preferred to have the look of a tough guy from the wrong side of town - one of those fascinatingly ugly looks.

A mistress should be like a little country retreat near the town, not to dwell in constantly, but only for a night and away.

Little towns quote To a great mind, nothing is little.
To a great mind, nothing is little.

When I go to farms or little towns, I am always surprised at the discontent I find. And New York, too often, has looked across the sea toward Europe. And all of us who turn our eyes away from what we have are missing life.

Me personally, I come from very, very humble beginnings - little, small town in Alabama, you know, staying at my granddaddy house. We really didn't have nothing.


I love road trips, I love driving, I love finding little towns.

I just think it's the best way to travel.

Little towns quote Don't use a lot where a little will do.
Don't use a lot where a little will do.

Reardan is the rich white farm town that sits in the wheat fields exactly 22 miles away from the Rez. And it's a hick town I suppose filled with farmers and rednecks and racists cops who stop every Indian that drives through. During one week when I was little dad got stopped three times for DWI- Driving While Indian.

Gossiping is the plague of little towns.

I was born and raised in St. Louis, and this little town, eight blocks away, place no one ever heard of, a black man there commands the attention of the world for months? That ain't my world.

Little towns quote The greatest oak was once a little nut who held her ground.
The greatest oak was once a little nut who held her ground.

There are three necessary elements in a story - exposition, development, and drama. Exposition we may illustrate as "John Fortescue was a solicitor in the little town of X"; development as "One day Mrs Fortescue told him she was about to leave him for another man"; and drama as "You will do nothing of the kind," he said.


I'm convinced no one actually likes clubs.

It's a conspiracy. We've been told they're cool and fun; that only "saddoes" dislike them. And no one in our pathetic little pre-apocalyptic timebubble wants to be labelled "sad" - it's like being officially declared worthless by the state. So we muster a grin and go out on the town in our millions.

I might go to some tiny little town in Idaho with, like, three people living there.

Little towns quote A little progress each day adds up.
A little progress each day adds up.
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I'd like a stocking made for a giant, And a meeting house full of toys, Then I'd go out in a happy hunt For the poor little girls and boys; Up the street and down the street, And across and over the town, I'd search and find them everyone, Before the sun went down.

There isn't much to be seen in a little town, but what you hear makes up for it.

There is so much pressure to look a certain way in this town.

But it's nice to have a little meat on you, and I hope I inspire women to appreciate their muscular calves.

Little towns quote Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.

I'm in awe of people like Jerry Lee Lewis and Little Richard;

they're great musicians and people. But I'm most starstruck by people in the small town where I live. Especially single dads, like me, who are working five times as hard to raise their kids.

It is no accident that I made Cartoon Town a simple little village - in many ways it mirrored my home town. And, yes, many of my puppet characters took on some of the more eccentric characteristics of people I knew there.

I was looking for some way to put my music to some service on a nightly basis.

You go into a town, you play a little music, you leave something behind. That idea connected us to the local community. It was a very simple idea, but it really resonated with me.

I'm honestly so incredibly grateful for every opportunity I get in film industry. Don't forget! I was born in a tiny little country in a small town and here I am working in Canada and America and it's incredible.

I did stories about unexpected encounters, back roads, small towns and ordinary folk, sometimes doing something a little extraordinary.

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