quote by Woody Hayes

We do not pull in and fill up. And I'll tell you why we don't. It's because I don't buy one goddamn drop of gas in the state of Michigan. We'll coast and push this goddamn car to the Ohio line before I give this state a nickel of my money.

— Woody Hayes

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The future is bright at Ohio State.


Ohio state quote Defeat is a state of mind: no one is ever defeated until defeat has been accepte
Defeat is a state of mind: no one is ever defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality.

The latest national polls show a tightening in the race to the White House, especially in key states like Ohio and Florida. But when it comes down to it, winning in November [2016] will depend on which candidate has a viable path to 270 electoral votes.

Ohio state quote Be in a state of gratitude for everything that shows up in your life. Be thankfu
Be in a state of gratitude for everything that shows up in your life. Be thankful for the storms as well as smooth sailing.
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What we don't talk about enough is Ohio's unique and remarkable quality of life.

We are a state of cities, small towns and growing suburbs where life is affordable and destinations within reach. There is no better place to raise a family.

Five states - Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Illinois and North Carolina - have been identified by the EPA as contributing significantly to Rhode Island pollution. As of 2010, 284 tall smokestacks - stacks over 500 feet - were operating in the United States: needles injecting poison into the atmosphere.

Ohio does have an energy industry, but we're diversified.

We're one of the fastest growing states in the country. We came back from the dead.


Ohio state quote Paradise is not a place, its a state of mind.
Paradise is not a place, its a state of mind.

I grew to manhood in the Ohio State Penitentiary.

Times are not good here. The city is crumbling into ashes. It has been buried under taxes and frauds and maladministrations so that it has become a study for archaeologists...but it is better to live here in sackcloth and ashes than to own the whole state of Ohio.

My best friend had a hockey scholarship at Ohio State, so I would get a couple of pairs at the beginning of the season and send them down to him. They practised two hours a day. He'd skate in them for three weeks then ship them back.

Ohio state quote Defeat is a state of mind! No one is ever defeated until defeat has been accepte
Defeat is a state of mind! No one is ever defeated until defeat has been accepted as reality.

Ohio claims they are due a president as they haven't had one since Taft.

Look at the United States, they have not had one since Lincoln.

Ohio is one of only two states that have a minimum wage below the federal level of $5.15 an hour.


I've travelled to many states and seen the suffering in people's eyes I've visited communities in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Indiana and Ohio whose manufacturing jobs have literally disappeared. An embarrassment to our country and it's horrible.

Ohio state quote All oppression creates a state of war.
All oppression creates a state of war.

I work under three umbrellas: entertainment, education, and entrepreneurship.

Of course the entertainment fragment speaks for itself because I'm in Chicago. However, a lot of folks may not know I teach courses at Ohio State University that covers life in professional sports.

Ohio State created me. They created what they suspended.

There is no city in the United States in which I can get a warmer welcome and fewer votes than Columbia, Ohio.

Ohio state quote Happiness is not a state to arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
Happiness is not a state to arrive at, but a manner of traveling.

I am running for Governor of the great state of Ohio and welcome your support.


And I started as a journalism major at Ohio State, ended up in theater and I love to read.

In 1966 the ACS formulated a State Model Cancer Act which was instrumental in the enactment of anti-quackery laws now enforced in 9 states...In California (it is a) felony...The use of unproven methods is also a criminal offense in Colorado, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Nevada, North Dakota, Ohio, and Pennsylvania.

Ohio state quote The foundation of every state is the education of its youth.
The foundation of every state is the education of its youth.

What would have become of Ohio State if I said everything? Half the team would have been suspended, and it would have been worse for everybody. I was like, 'Why don't I just take it?'

I spent ten years in the private sector, actually learning how business works.

I'm the governor of Ohio, and I inherited a state that was on the brink of dying. And we turned it all around with jobs and balanced budgets and rising credit and tax cuts, and the state is unified, and people have hope again in Ohio.

I think the only time I doubted myself was my senior year in high school.

I was not offered a Division I scholarship. I remember a scout from Ohio State coming in and looking at my film. He was all excited to meet me. Then he met me and I was 5'10" and he said that I was not a Division I quarterback.


Ohio state quote Wealth breeds a class of people for whom human beings are disposable commodities
Wealth breeds a class of people for whom human beings are disposable commodities. Once oligarchs achieve unchecked economic and political power, as they have in the United States, the citizens too become disposable.

Founded when Abraham Lincoln believed education could lead the nation out of its darkest days, Ohio State now provides a powerful platform of interdisciplinary academic programs, world-class scholars, outstanding students, and extensive research capabilities.

It is impossible for a stranger traveling through the United States to tell from the appearance of the people or the country whether he is in Toledo, Ohio, or Portland, Oregon. Ninety million Americans cut their hair in the same way, eat each morning exactly the same breakfast, tie up the small girls curls with precisely the same kind of ribbon fashioned into bows exactly alike; and in every way all try to look and act as much like all the others as they can.

At Ohio State University, to avoid being guilty of 'sexual assault' or 'sexual violence,' you and your partner now apparently have to agree on the reason WHY you are making out or having sex. It's not enough to agree to DO it, you have to agree on WHY: there has to be agreement 'regarding the who, what, where, when, why, and how this sexual activity will take place.

Ohio state quote Christmas children, is not a date. It is a state of mind.
Christmas children, is not a date. It is a state of mind.

From him [Wilard Bennett] I learned how different a working laboratory is from a student laboratory. The answers are not known! [While an undergraduate, doing experimental measurements in the laboratory of his professor, at Ohio State University.]

As a former U.S. attorney general under President Reagan, and a former Ohio secretary of state, we would like to say something that might strike some as obvious: Those who oppose photo voter-ID laws and other election-integrity reforms are intent on making it easier to commit vote fraud.


The greatest words you hear in college basketball are Ohio State advances.

(The Iowa upset) is amazing. But again, it's all the proof you need that there's no guarantee.

Ohio state quote We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.
We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.

Twenty-two astronauts were born in Ohio.

What is it about your state that makes people want to flee the Earth?" - Stephen Colbert to Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs Jones, "The Colbert Report," November 3, 2005

Well, I would never admit to copying Karl Rove's play book, but there's no doubt that what the Bush people did in 2004 was impressive. They had neighbors talking to neighbors. They did a remarkable job increasing Republican turnout in states like Ohio and Florida.

When the scheme for the construction of a railroad from Baltimore to the waters of the Ohio River first began to take form, the United States had barely emerged from the Revolutionary period.

Ohio state quote The United States is a nation of laws: badly written and randomly enforced.
The United States is a nation of laws: badly written and randomly enforced.

Our original idea was to help three or four hundred candidates in the first election run for the Ohio State legislature and the California legislature around the country.


I was a history and government major at Ohio State University, and I've spent a lot of time just fiddling around with who the next president's going to be, over the years, or who would I like to see in that job, or whatever. And I've come to believe, without any reservation, in this era, the best-prepared person for this job by far is Donald Trump.

By these purchases the Indian title, with moderate reservations, has been extinguished to the whole of the land within the limits of the State of Ohio, and to a part of that in the Michigan Territory and of the State of Indiana.

Momma told me, 'I'm going to town. Don't touch the trash in the backyard,' because we used to burn our trash. So I'm going to do mama a favor. I light the trash and go back inside to watch Ohio State and LSU play. And something said, 'You know what, at halftime, go check on it.' And fire is about 8 feet from the back door.

Ohio State is an up and down team.