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Laughinghouse In Alabama quotes by Michael Lewis
#1. This was tricky. They had, right now, at home, boxes of letters addressed to Michael from college football coaches and boosters and just people who wanted to get to know the future star. They had a personal letter from Congressman Harold Ford Jr., who seemed to want to become Michael's friend, and a stack of letters from a football coach at the University of Alabama, who seemed prepared to offer his hand in marriage. #Quote by Michael Lewis
Laughinghouse In Alabama quotes by Zelda Fitzgerald
#2. It seemed to Alabama that, reaching her goal, she would drive the devils that had driven her - that, in proving herself, she would achieve that peace which she imagined went only in surety of one's self - that she would be able, through the medium of the dance, to command her emotions, to summon love or pity or happiness at will, having provided a channel through which they might flow. She drove herself mercilessly, and the summer dragged on. #Quote by Zelda Fitzgerald
Laughinghouse In Alabama quotes by Noam Chomsky
#3. So, just to take King, because he's visible. On Martin Luther King Day, he's greatly celebrated for what he did in the early 1960s when he was saying 'I Have a Dream' and 'let's get rid of racist sheriffs in Alabama.' That was okay. By 1965 he was getting to be a dangerous figure. For one thing, he was turning against the war in Vietnam pretty strongly. For another, he was working to be at the head of a developing poor people's movement. He was assassinated when he was taking part in a strike of sanitation workers and he was on his way to Washington for a poor people's convention. He was going beyond racist sheriffs in Alabama to northern racism, which is much more deep-seated and class-based. #Quote by Noam Chomsky
Laughinghouse In Alabama quotes by Robert M. Edsel
#4. Christmas was just another workday, just as it had been growing up in Alabama. In a good year back then, little Robert got a handkerchief and an orange. One year his father fashioned a little cart - although come to think of it that was in the spring, not at Christmastime - and the children took turns being pulled around the yard by the family goat. Then he died. His father and the goat. #Quote by Robert M. Edsel
Laughinghouse In Alabama quotes by Troy King
#5. I'm using the death penalty to keep Alabama family safe from the most violent criminals, why? It's because it works. Recent studies have said that every time an execution is carried out in the United States, up to 75 murders are prevented the next year. #Quote by Troy King
Laughinghouse In Alabama quotes by Sarah Parcak
#6. The most exciting moment as an archaeologist happened when I was looking at the great archaeology site of Tannis, which of course we all know from 'Indiana Jones.' We got satellite imagery of the city of Tannis, we processed it, and literally from thousands of miles away from my lab in Alabama, we were able to map the entire city. #Quote by Sarah Parcak
Laughinghouse In Alabama quotes by Lauren Beukes
#7. He adds, wistfully, "I don't suppose you have syphilis, do you?"
"No."
"Pity. There's a study starting in Alabama that would have paid for all your medical care if you did. Although you'd have to be a Negro."
"I'm not that, either."
"Too bad." The doctor shrugs. #Quote by Lauren Beukes
Laughinghouse In Alabama quotes by John Henrik Clarke
#8. As the eldest son of an Alabama sharecropper family, I was constantly troubled by a collage of North American southern behaviors and notions in reference to the inhumanity of people. There were questions that I did not know how to ask but could, in my young, unsophisticated way, articulate a series of answers. #Quote by John Henrik Clarke
Laughinghouse In Alabama quotes by E. O. Wilson
#9. So in my freshman year at the University of Alabama, learning the literature on evolution, what was known about it biologically, just gradually transformed me by taking me out of literalism and increasingly into a more secular, scientific view of the world. #Quote by E. O. Wilson
Laughinghouse In Alabama quotes by Jim Trelease
#10. Not that parents are alone in their extreme behavior. That have more than enough company among school boards and high-ranking politicians who think if you "fix the schools, they'll fix the kids." So, in Gadsden, Alabama, school officials eliminated kindergarten nap time in 2003 so the children would have more test-prep time. Two hours away in Atlanta, school officials figured that if you eliminated recess, the kids will study more. And just in case those shifty teachers try to sneak it in, Atlanta started building schools without playgrounds. "We are intent on improving academic performance," said the superintendent. "You don't do that by having kids hanging on the monkey bars." Meanwhile, Georgia's governor wanted the state to give Mozart CDs to newborns because research showed Mozart improved babies' IQs (which later proved to be mythical research). Right behind him is Lincoln, Rhode Island, where they canceled the district spelling bee because only one child would win, leaving all others behind, thus violating the intent of No Child Left Behind--or, as they might say in Lincoln, no child gets ahead. #Quote by Jim Trelease
Laughinghouse In Alabama quotes by Condoleezza Rice
#11. I was born in segregated Birmingham, Alabama. I didn't have a white classmate till we moved to Denver. #Quote by Condoleezza Rice
Laughinghouse In Alabama quotes by Jay Haizlip
#12. What happened was I began to eventually lose everything because cocaine had such a hold on me. I wouldn't show up to do things I had been hired to do - whether it was film for a video or do an ad for a magazine or something. I'd be out partying with cocaine. Eventually, I began to lose everything. So, I left California and went back to Alabama in an attempt to try to get my life together - but geographical location didn't necessarily help me because the real problem was in me. #Quote by Jay Haizlip
Laughinghouse In Alabama quotes by J.D. Vance
#13. Despite its reputation, Appalachia - especially northern Alabama and Georgia to southern Ohio - has far lower church attendance than the Midwest, parts of the Mountain West, and much of the space between Michigan and Montana. Oddly enough, we think we attend church more than we actually do. In a recent Gallup poll, Southerners and Midwesterners reported the highest rates of church attendance in the country. Yet actual church attendance is much lower in the South. #Quote by J.D. Vance
Laughinghouse In Alabama quotes by Dan Jenkins
#14. Just think about it: what in the name of God would Alabama be without the University of Alabama? What would Oklahoma be without the University of Oklahoma? Nothing. #Quote by Dan Jenkins
Laughinghouse In Alabama quotes by Giancarlo Esposito
#15. People who have not done their research on me do not know that I am European, born in Copenhagen, Denmark to an Italian father from Napoli and a mother from Alabama who was singing opera and went to Europe, met my dad, fell in love, and then moved back to Rome, where I was raised, between Rome and Hamburg. #Quote by Giancarlo Esposito
Laughinghouse In Alabama quotes by Gregory Benford
#16. Reared in rural southern Alabama, we enjoyed an idyllic Huck Finn boyhood. But education there was casual at best. Our mother and father were high school teachers and challenged the pervasive easy-going ignorance. #Quote by Gregory Benford
Laughinghouse In Alabama quotes by Sunny Mabrey
#17. I think of myself as a Hollywood hillbilly, but I'm sick of all these questions people ask about Alabama. 'Do you have an outhouse?' 'Is there a lot of inbreeding in your family?' They think all Southerners don't have computers and TV sets and that we're all still living in 1862. #Quote by Sunny Mabrey
Laughinghouse In Alabama quotes by Caitlin Rose
#18. I have this friend who has a theory that lots of towns have energies. And, for instance, certain places in Alabama have bad ones because they were built on reservations or built on cemeteries or something. But Nashville has a really gravitational, magnetic pull. #Quote by Caitlin Rose
Laughinghouse In Alabama quotes by Andre Holland
#19. With 'Selma,' I grew up in Alabama, 45 minutes away from Selma. I have gone to that commemorative march many times with my parents. #Quote by Andre Holland
Laughinghouse In Alabama quotes by Harper Lee
#20. On what we heard - " "Now don't you be so confident, Mr. Jem, I ain't ever seen any jury decide in favor of a colored man over a white man. . ." But Jem took exception to Reverend Sykes, and we were subjected to a lengthy review of the evidence with Jem's ideas on the law regarding rape: it wasn't rape if she let you, but she had to be eighteen - in Alabama, #Quote by Harper Lee
Laughinghouse In Alabama quotes by Charles Barkley
#21. I'm serious. I've got to get people to realize that the government is full of it. Republicans and Democrats want to argue over stuff that's not important, like gay marriage or the war in Iraq or illegal immigration ... When I run - if I run - we're going to talk about real issues like improving our schools, cleaning up our neighborhoods of drugs and crime and making Alabama a better place for all people. #Quote by Charles Barkley
Laughinghouse In Alabama quotes by James Baldwin
#22. A mob is not autonomous: it executes the real will of the people who rule the State. The slaughter in Birmingham, Alabama, for example, was not merely the action of a mob. #Quote by James Baldwin
Laughinghouse In Alabama quotes by Ike Turner
#23. They would come down in Mississippi, they hired me as a talent scout. And I would go all over Mississippi, Alabama, Texas, and find out different artists for them. #Quote by Ike Turner
Laughinghouse In Alabama quotes by Daryl Hall
#24. Like all soul singers, I grew up singing in church but sometimes I would leave early and sit in the car listening to gospel band, The Blind Boys of Alabama. Hearing their lead singer Clarence made me connect the idea of church and show business and see how I could make a career singing music that stirred the soul. #Quote by Daryl Hall
Laughinghouse In Alabama quotes by Jeff Sessions
#25. Winston County was a pocket of Republicans. Even in the depression days, when Democrats dominated Alabama, Winston County remained a Republican county and all the elected officials were Republican. #Quote by Jeff Sessions
Laughinghouse In Alabama quotes by Wendell Berry
#26. Nate Shaw is the pseudonym of a black farmer born in Alabama in 1885. #Quote by Wendell Berry
Laughinghouse In Alabama quotes by Christopher Paul Curtis
#27. And public transportation applied economic pressure. Freedom Riders - African Americans and whites - took bus trips throughout the South to test federal laws that banned segregation in interstate transportation. Black students had enrolled in segregated schools such as Central High in Little Rock, Arkansas, and the University of Alabama. Picketing, protest marches, and demonstrations made headlines. Civil rights workers carried out programs for voter education and registration. The goal was #Quote by Christopher Paul Curtis
Laughinghouse In Alabama quotes by Harper Lee
#28. In other words, all I want to be is the Jane Austen of south Alabama #Quote by Harper Lee
Laughinghouse In Alabama quotes by Wally Butts
#29. An Atheist in Alabama is one that doesn't believe in Bear Bryant. #Quote by Wally Butts
Laughinghouse In Alabama quotes by Josh Duhamel
#30. When I was on 'All My Children,' we did a thing for 'Seventeen Magazine' where a girl won a date. I went to her prom with her in Alabama, and she was a sweetheart. I didn't move to Alabama and I didn't buy a farm there, but we still keep in touch. #Quote by Josh Duhamel
Laughinghouse In Alabama quotes by Boo Weekley
#31. We hunt in Florida, where I live in Jay. I hunt in Alabama a little bit, on my uncle's land. I go to Illinois and hunt with some friends up there. I hunt in Mississippi and Missouri. #Quote by Boo Weekley
Laughinghouse In Alabama quotes by Margaret Lazarus Dean
#32. Here is one way to conceptualize NASA's heroic era: in 1961, Kennedy gave his "moon speech" to Congress, charging them to put an American on the moon "before the decade is out." In the eight years that unspooled between Kennedy's speech and Neil Armstrong's first historic bootprint, NASA, a newborn government agency, established sites and campuses in Texas, Florida, Alabama, California, Ohio, Maryland, Mississippi, Virginia, and the District of Columbia; awarded multi-million-dollar contracts and hired four hundred thousand workers; built a fully functioning moon port in a formerly uninhabited swamp; designed and constructed a moonfaring rocket, spacecraft, lunar lander, and space suits; sent astronauts repeatedly into orbit, where they ventured out of their spacecraft on umbilical tethers and practiced rendezvous techniques; sent astronauts to orbit the moon, where they mapped out the best landing sites; all culminating in the final, triumphant moment when they sent Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin to step out of their lunar module and bounce about on the moon, perfectly safe within their space suits. All of this, start to finish, was accomplished in those eight years. #Quote by Margaret Lazarus Dean
Laughinghouse In Alabama quotes by Groucho Marx
#33. It's hard to get ivory in Africa, but in Alabama the Tuscaloosa #Quote by Groucho Marx
Laughinghouse In Alabama quotes by Sarah Vowell
#34. Reathing secondhand smoke, being subject to unfair dairy pricing, and not being able to mime (or lap dance), though they are all tragic, tragic injustices, are not quite as bad as the systematic segregation of public transportation based on skin color. And while fighting for your right to lap dance and mime and breathe just regular pollution is a very fine, very American idea, it is not quite as brave as being middle-aged black woman in Alabama in 1955 telling a white man she's not giving him her seat despite the fact that the law requires her to do so. #Quote by Sarah Vowell
Laughinghouse In Alabama quotes by Monte Irvin
#35. Oscar Charleston was the Willie Mays of his day. Nobody ever played center field better than Willie Mays. Suppose they had never given Willie a chance, and we said that, would anybody believe there was a kid in Alabama who was that good? Or there was a black guy in Atlanta who might break Babe Ruth's home run record? No. #Quote by Monte Irvin
Laughinghouse In Alabama quotes by Grace Lee Boggs
#36. Jimmy Boggs was born in a little town called Marion Junction, Alabama, where there were as many pigs, or more pigs, than even the people. But you know what? People in the South had an understanding that you could make a way out of no way, and that's how they survived. #Quote by Grace Lee Boggs
Laughinghouse In Alabama quotes by Richard Dawkins
#37. I've been reading an Alabama newspaper that one man shot another man because he beat him in a Bible-quoting competition. #Quote by Richard Dawkins
Laughinghouse In Alabama quotes by Harper Lee
#38. The remainder of my schooldays were no more auspicious than the first. Indeed, they were an endless Project that slowly evolved into a Unit, in which miles of construction paper and wax crayon were expended by the State of Alabama in its well-meaning but fruitless efforts to teach me Group Dynamics. #Quote by Harper Lee
Laughinghouse In Alabama quotes by John D. MacDonald
#39. I thundered hot water into the big tub, setting up McGee's Handy Home Treatment for Melancholy. A deep hot bath, and a strong cold drink, and a book on the tub rack. Who needs the Megrims? Surely not McGee, not that big brown loose-jointed, wirehaired beach rambler, that lazy fishcatching, girlwatching, grey-eyed iconoclastic hustler. Stay happy, McGee, while you use up the stockpiled cash. Borrow a Junior from Meyer for the sake of coziness. Or get dressed and go over to the next doc, over to the big Wheeler where the Alabama Tiger maintains his permanent floating house party and join the festive pack. Do anything, but stop remembering the way Sam Taggart looks with all the wandering burned out of him. Stop remembering the sly shy way Nicki would walk toward you, across a room. Stop remembering the way Lois died. Get in there and have fun, fella. While there's fun to have. While there's some left. Before they deal you out. #Quote by John D. MacDonald
Laughinghouse In Alabama quotes by JoAnn Durgin
#40. little treasure as I can," Chloe's nanny said, closing the front door behind her. Dottie's children and three grandbabies lived in Alabama, so she didn't see them as often as she'd like. It was inevitable and only a matter of time before #Quote by JoAnn Durgin

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