quote by Paul Prudhomme

Cajun is country food by farmers and fisherman that arrived in Louisiana from Acadiana, Canada.

— Paul Prudhomme

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One of these days the people of Louisiana are going to get good government - and they aren't going to like it.


I know this golf tournament has my name on it but it's not about me.

It's about the Louisiana Tech family. There is nothing greater than being a part of the Bulldog family.

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I guess I feel that I was following my instincts, and at the same time being guided by the best. I became totally intrigued with Louisiana - the people, the food. It is a part of my life. Everything that has happened for me since moving here has just been icing on the cake.

Spring has many American faces. There are cities where it will come and go in a day and counties where it hangs around and never quite gets there. Summer is drawn blinds in Louisiana, long winds in Wyoming, shade of elms and maples in New England.

It is impossible to capture the essence, tolerance, and spirit of south Louisiana in words.


Louisiana has a heritage of great players that play their high school football within the boundaries of Louisiana.

All the really great records or people who made them somehow came from Memphis or Louisiana or somewhere along the Mississippi River...And singers like Howlin' Wolf and Muddy Waters gave me the feeling that they were right there, standing by the river.

Since 2006, we have surpassed Alaska, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and California in oil production to become the second largest oil-producing state in the nation, trailing only Texas. In 2012, North Dakota produced more than 245 million barrels of oil and provided nearly 11 percent of all U.S. output.

Simply put, success in LSU football is essential for the success of Louisiana State University.

I'm good man, repin' Baton Rouge, Louisiana to the fullest.

Lettin' everybody know that I got some new heat comin' to the streets.


[On Hillary Rodham Clinton:] She always looks so adorable, and she's intrepid;

she's the biggest bargain America ever got, bigger than that Louisiana Purchase from my French friends.

Strictures, reproaches, and intemperate speeches from the Senator of Louisiana are really the wailings of an apostle of despair; he has lost control of himself, he is trying to play billiards with elliptical billiard balls and a spiral cue.

I am also a Kentucky Colonel and an Honorary Mayor of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, among other things.

Remember the vast majority of the Democrats as well as all the Republicans in the House of Representatives in Louisiana voted for my signature-piece of legislation in the house which was a bill, actually a bill for true civil rights. That there must be no discrimination against anyone on the basis of race in affirmative-action.

When you get into Louisiana, it really is like a different country in a lot of ways. The plants you see are a little different, like the weeping willows and the cypress trees that come up out of the bayou. And it's steamy hot.


American women drove hard bargains and the ended up looking the worst for it.

The few natural American women left were mostly in Texas and Louisiana.

In any democratic, civilized - even non-democratic nations, if you are a nation, it means to say that in our case, if there's a hurricane in Louisiana, the people of Vermont are there for them. If there's a tornado in the Midwest, we are there for them. If there's flooding in the East Coast, the people in California are there for us.

God calls us to care for our fellow man, especially the neediest.

I feel that call to lift up the less fortunate; the call to improve our communities and our state. It drives me to serve Louisiana as governor.

My parents are from a whole different culture.

My parents are from small-town Louisiana. It's like, if it walk like a duck, talk like a duck, then it's a duck. And if you ain't quacking, you ain't no duck.

On the acquisition of Louisiana, in the year 1803, the attention of the government of the United States, was early directed towards exploring and improving the new territory.


My first few plays took place in the South and even The Lucky Spot was in the thirties but in Louisiana.

In all my stories and novels, no one ever escapes Louisiana.

Maybe that is because my soul never left Louisiana, although my body did go to California.

We do not need international help to stop corruption, we need strong Louisiana Leadership.

When I started law school I was shocked to learn that our legal system traditionally had the man as the head and master of the family. As late as the '70s and '80s when we were fighting for the Equal Rights Amendment, states like Louisiana still had a head and master law.

I like to think that people can see that and appreciate that idea and then, by some mechanism of wearing the fragrance, sort of carry that idea with them in their own life. Whether it's a weekend in Louisiana or in New York City or in Venice, Italy, or wherever they may be. I think there's something kind of fascinating and powerful about that.


I think of myself as Rebecca Wells from Lodi Plantation, in Central Louisiana, a girl who was lucky enough to be born into a family that encouraged creativity and didn't call me lazy or nuts when I dressed up in my mother's peignoirs and played the piano, having painted a small sign decorated in glitter that read 'The Piano Fairy Girl.

I needed to explain that Louisiana's coast accepts the drainage from two-thirds of the United States and, while the necessary levees constructed upstream have prevented floods, they have also contributed to problems downstream.

It has been a privilege beyond belief for me to have represented the State of Louisiana in Congress and to have been given the blessed assignment of U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See.

From Bourbon Street to Baton Rouge, the freaks come out at night in Louisiana.

And nowhere are they more raucous and unnerving than at Tiger Stadium.

Down in Louisiana where the alligators grow so mean, there lived a girl that I swear to the world made the alligators look tame.


We're going to make every effort to keep the Saints as Louisiana's team.

Unfortunately, the people of Louisiana are not racists.

Let me be clear - I want all Louisiana citizens to have choice - including the elderly and persons with disabilities - and their families - who rely on the state for their care.

When I'm out hustling up new industries, I can offer Louisiana's many selling points. We have unmatched natural resources, a unique culture and fantastic workers.