85 Missouri Quotes To Inspire You

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The Most Famous Missouri Quotes (Best in 2024)

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In Missouri, where I come from, we don't talk about what we do - we just do it. If we talk about it, it's seen as bragging. — Brad Pitt

Over the last 15 months, we've traveled to every corner of the United States. I've now been in 57 states? I think one left to go. — Barack Obama

Meth is a major problem not only in our urban areas, but in most of the rural areas of Colorado. No region has been immune from this scourge and it is getting larger. — Ken Salazar

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

St. Louis is closer to Minneapolis than Milwaukee is. — Bud Selig

August in Kansas City is hotter than two rats f**king in a sock. — Ichiro Suzuki

It was cold out there, bitter, biting, cutting, piercing, hyperborean, marmoreal cold, and there were all these Minnesotans running around outdoors, happy as lambs in the spring. — Charles Kuralt

Midwest kids got to summer camp. There is something very special about being away from your parents for the first time, sleeping under the stars, hiking and canoeing. — Jami Gertz

n case you missed it, this week, there was a tragedy in Kansas. Ten thousand people died - an entire town destroyed. — Barack Obama

I love everything Minnesota. — Sean William Scott

Short Missouri Quotes

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  • I never, in all my life, had anything whatever to do with robbing any bank in the state of Missouri. — Cole Younger
  • The Free State men, myself among them, took it for granted that Missouri was a slave state. — Buffalo Bill
  • I had been raised on country and western in Missouri. But gospel was great. — Sayings
  • Branson, Missouri, is Vegas for people with no teeth. — Dennis Miller
  • Missouri remains a low tax, efficiently run state, according to all prominent national rankings. — Bob Holden
  • It started 25 years ago, when I was teaching elementary school in a small town in Missouri. — Dan Simmons
  • The sky is so clear today you can see all the way to Missouri. — Jerry Coleman
  • I love Columbia, Missouri, if it wasn't for the authorities, I'd go back. — Bill Ferguson
  • In Missouri, it's a 50/50 state, so I'm kind of used to half the state being mad at me. — Barack Obama
  • I've been very active in Missouri. — Jim Talent

Car Insurance Quotes

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Advanced Courses [in Scientology] are the most valuable service on the planet. Life insurance, houses, cars, stocks, bonds, college savings, all are transitory and impermanent... There is nothing to compare with Advanced Courses. They are infinitely valuable and transcend time itself. — L. Ron Hubbard

I started life washing cars in Canada before moving on to selling life insurance and vacuum cleaners. Later, I went through a programme by Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, which literally changed my life. It was the turning point. — Shiv Khera

We do need to plan ahead, don't we, in life? I have spare tire on my car. I also have life insurance. I have a lot of things that I plan ahead for. — Peter DeGraaf

Look at the big-ticket items, in your budget. Your home or apartment. Your car. Your insurance. If you are overspending on these big monthly bills, then money's draining out of your pocket a lot faster than you can replace it by clipping coupons or buying cheaper coffee. — Elizabeth Warren

I knew a dude whose entire check was going to his car. He didn't care. This is back when the Mustang 5.0 came out in, like, '82. Between paying the note and insurance, I think he had like $40 left. A lot of people knew people because of their car, and not them. — Ice Cube

I went to rent a car, and the guy goes, 'Do you want the extra insurance?' I said, 'Why...am I gonna get into an extra accident? — Robert Schimmel

When I'm buying car insurance I ask myself, 'Which company has the most annoying and relentless commercials?' — Demetri Martin

The greatest luxury is not driving. I didn't own a car until I was 30, and that was a Rolls-Royce, so it was cheaper to insure a chauffeur. I never want to drive again. My mind is always on other things. I hate parking, and I'm very short-tempered and would get road rage, I'm sure. — Michael Caine

The best day of my life was when I turned 25. That's the day my car insurance went down. Yeah, boy, I saved $1,200 that day. — Stephen Jackson

I think that the thing you have to do is, people have to start being held accountable for their decisions. If somebody's not buying insurance, then they're going to have to be selling their car, or whatever it is to try to help cover that. — Todd Akin

Kansas Quotes

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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. — Rick Riordan

I went to college at the University of Kansas, where I got a degree in political science. — Sara Paretsky

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. — Max Lucado

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. — Charles M. Schulz

My family was a Christian family. But I had to get to Kansas to play the blues. — Jay McShann

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. — Chely Wright

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. — Jelly Roll Morton

I was raised all over. Kansas, Hawaii, Georgia, Texas and Kentucky, by the time I was 11. — Jeri Ryan

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. — Howard Schultz

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. — James Brolin

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More Missouri Quotes

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I was losing interest in politics, when the repeal of the Missouri Compromise aroused me again. What I have done since then is pretty well known. — Abraham Lincoln

As the Wall Street Journal called our economic plan, supply-side economics for the working man, is resonating in Minnesota and here in Missouri and across this country. — Rick Santorum

Dignity and majesty have I seen but once, as it stood in chains, at midnight, in a dungeon in an obscure village of Missouri. — Parley P. Pratt

These people were well dressed in skins, had some guns, but armed generally with bows and arrows and such other instruments of war as are common among the Indians of the Missouri. — William Henry Ashley

After the atomic bombs were dropped, the war ended and we went into Tokyo Bay with the rest of the fleet, the Missouri and the rest of them, while they signed the terms of surrender that ended the war. — Barney Ross

Having made the trip from St. Louis to the Pacific Ocean myself going up up up against twenty-five hundred miles of the Missouri River, I can testify that it's one of the most arduous trips that anyone can make on this continent and yet I had a power boat to do it in. — William Least Heat-Moon

The greatest honor that has come to me, and that can ever come to me in my life, is to be Grand Master of Masons in Missouri. — Harry S. Truman

Though slavery is thought, by some, to be mild in Missouri, when compared with the cotton, sugar and rice growing states, yet no part of our slave-holding country is more noted for the barbarity of its inhabitants than St. Louis. — William Wells Brown

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. — Chely Wright

Rather than concede to the state of Missouri for one single instant the right to dictate to my government in any matter however unimportant, I would see you, and you, and you, and you, and every man, woman and child in the state, dead and buried. This means war. — Nathaniel Lyon

Modern Architecture died in St. Louis, Missouri, on July 15, 1972, at 3.32 p.m. (or thereabouts), when the infamous Pruitt Igoe scheme, or rather several of its slab blocks, were given the final coup de grace by dynamite. — Charles Jencks

People die all around us all the time. Drop like flies. Overdose. Aids. Sometimes they kill themselves. People come. They go. Dying is the same as rehab or moving back to Missouri. It just means I won't be seeing them again — James St. James

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. — Andrew Taylor Still

We were also fortunate enough to engage in our service a Canadian Frenchmen, who had been with the Chayenne Indians on the Black mountains, and last summer descended thence by the Little Missouri. — Meriwether Lewis

Anybody involved in sports in Missouri knows it's a great sports state. It is a great sports state, particularly in basketball and baseball. Particularly. Not to demean football, but it's a baseball state and a basketball state. — Jerry Jones

We've actually seen Black man murders [in] many a major city in the United States - New York City, St. Louis, Missouri, from Cleveland to Baltimore. It was those sorts of incidents that were very much prevalent in the forefront of that jury's conscience that allowed them to believe that this man [O.J. Simpson] could have been set up. — Sterling K. Brown

If we're going to talk about economic fairness, or about fairness, one of the most pressing economic issues facing families, seniors, and job creators in Missouri and across America is the strain of skyrocketing gas prices. — Roy Blunt

For the past seven years we have been cracking down on crime in Missouri, passing tougher laws for drug crimes and sex offenses and requiring prisoners to serve more time. — Mel Carnahan

I don't give a damn about "The Missouri Waltz" but I can't say it out loud because it's the song of Missouri. It's as bad as "The Star-Spangled Banner" so far as music is concerned. — Harry S. Truman

Lo! body and soul!--this land! Mighty Manhattan, with spires, and The sparkling and hurrying tides, and the ships; The varied and ample land,--the South And the North in the light--Ohio's shores, and flashing Missouri, And ever the far-spreading prairies, covered with grass and corn. — Walt Whitman

Farmers in Missouri and across the country must comply with a variety of federal, state, and local regulations as they grow the crops and raise the livestock that we depend on to feed the nation and the world — Ike Skelton

I went to the Westminster College for Men in Missouri, which is what it was called back then, and transferred to the University of Denver where I ultimately got my degree. — Ted Shackelford

The people of western Missouri are, in some respects, very peculiar. We will take Jackson county where I was born for instance. In that section the people seemed to be born fighters, the instinct being inherited from a long line of ancestors. — Cole Younger

If there is a ground zero in the cultural wars, it is Missouri, a state where pro-life groups are strong and well organized and their agenda dominates local politics. — Eleanor Clift

Early on the next morning we reached Kansas, about five hundred miles from the mouth of the Missouri. — Francis Parkman

Federal overreach from agencies like the EPA is hurting family farms. I will fight against these crippling regulations, and always side with the hard working farmers and ranchers of Missouri. — Eric Greitens

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

But we did conclude that Ray had actually killed Dr. King pursuant to his theory that he was going to be able to get hold of that money. He had learned of this offer through his ties in the Missouri State Penitentiary. — Louis Stokes

The several tribes of Indians inhabiting the regions of the Upper Missouri. . . are undoubtedly the finest looking, best equipped, and most beautifully costumed of any on the Continent. — George Catlin

Too many good docs are getting out of the business. Too many OB/GYNs aren't able to practice their love with women all across the country. — George W. Bush

Where I grew up - we started out in Oklahoma and then moved to Missouri - it was considered hubris to talk about yourself. And the downside of that was that ideas rarely got exchanged, or true feelings. — Brad Pitt

I grew up in St. Louis, Missouri. I lived in Grand Blanc, Michigan for a year and that's when I got involved in acting and took classes there. A manager who saw me at the agency I was at in Michigan wanted me to come out to L.A. — Evan Peters

We’re going to have good years again. Our bad years are not that bad. Take a school like Missouri. Our bad years are better than their good years. But we’ve created a standard. — DeLoss Dodds

I was in Independence, Missouri when Johnson signed the Medicare bill, with Truman standing there. Truman had first proposed Medicare, but couldn't get it through. — Helen Thomas

Today when the Fundamentalists are once more insisting that the fundamentals of fundamentalism are fundamental to our being No. 1 on the Lord's totem pole, it's very brave of you to invite the "resident atheist" of mid-Missouri to share her thoughts with you. — Ruth Hurmence Green

Although I grew up in London, I spent summers in Missouri, where my dad lived. It's quite a liberal town, Kansas City. You'd be surprised. — Hayley Atwell

Yes, I live a crazy, exciting, whatever life, but I do think it's quite relatable because it has to be - I'm just a girl from St Louis, Missouri that has lived life like anyone else. There are things that are crazy and over the top, but the basic thread is my family, my career, trying to live and pursuing my dreams. — Kimora Lee Simmons

When I was a little kid we moved to Tulsa, then to St. Louis and, by the time I was in kindergarten, we lived in Springfield, Missouri. There I basically grew up. — Brad Pitt

When I first moved to L.A., I discovered Roy London. I didn't know anything about the arts, the profession; I had no technique, I knew nothing, I'm fresh from Missouri. I sat in on a few classes, and they just felt a little guru-ish and just didn't feel right to me. Until I met Roy. — Brad Pitt

The big fun in 'Battleship' is that there are no current battleships in the Navy today. The battleships are about 1,000 feet long and they have huge guns. They were what you saw in WWII. The last battleship that was used was the Missouri, which is what the Japanese surrendered to. — Peter Berg

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