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1. "The old charters of Massachusetts, Virginia, and the Carolinas had given title to strips of territory extending from the Atlantic westward to the Pacific."
Author: Albert Bushnell Hart
2. "I went to college at North Carolina School of the Arts and took a lot of singing classes, and it really is so connected to emotions."
Author: Anna Camp
3. "To the furniture worker's child in North Carolina who wants to become a doctor or a scientist, an engineer or an entrepreneur, a diplomat or even a president -- that's the future we hope for. That's the vision we share. That's where we need to go -- forward"
Author: Barack Obama
4. "Without saying anything, Dara gathered her pillow and one of the soft comforters from her bed and carried it into Carolina's room. Mackenzie and Jennifer followed her. They would sleep in her room that night, keeping the ice packs around her, adjusting the fan. One by one they fixed their make-shift beds on the floor, close to each other, and close to Carolina."
Author: Barbara Casey
5. "I represented the 4th District of South Carolina... from the election '92 until election '98. And then I was out six years and then came back for another six years between the election 2004 and the election 2010."
Author: Bob Inglis
6. "On the day Contessa Carolina Fantoni was married, only one other living person knew that she was going blind, and he was not her groom.This was not because she had failed to warn them."I am going blind," she had blurted to her mother, in the welcome dimness of the family coach, her eyes still bright with tears from the searing winter sun. By this time, her peripheral vision was already gone. Carolina could feel her mother take her hand, but she had to turn to see her face. When she did, her mother kissed her, her own eyes full of pity."I have been in love, too," she said, and looked away."
Author: Carey Wallace
7. "Do you want to go back to Vienna?" he said.Alec didn't answer, just stared into space."Or we could go somewhere else," said Magnus. "Anywhere you want. Thailand, South Carolina, Brazil, Peru – Oh, wait, no, I'm banned from Peru. I'd forgotten about that. It's a long story, but amusing if you want to hear it."
Author: Cassandra Clare
8. "Proper driving etiquette demands that you basically get close enough to a car in front of you at a busy intersection that it would mean that in certain third-world countries, or South Carolina, you would have to get married."
Author: Celia Rivenbark
9. "I met people when we lived down in Raleigh who'd ask where I grew up, and I'd say about two hours west of Asheville, and they'd say they didn't know there was any North Carolina two hours west of Asheville. It was in many ways an isolated place."
Author: Charles Frazier
10. "Prior to going to college, I had a pretty strong accent, and that was one of the things I had to work on a lot. I went to North Carolina School of the Arts; my speech teacher... that was one of the things we really had to work on over the years, and thankfully I think it finally worked."
Author: Chris Parnell
11. "It will be about which candidate, which of the two candidates remaining, is best suited to make a positive difference in the lives of North Carolina families, and I submit to each of you tonight that I am that candidate and Elizabeth Dole is not."
Author: Erskine Bowles
12. "For the record, folks; I never took a shit on stage and the closest I ever came to eating shit anywhere was at a Holiday Inn buffet in Fayetteville, North Carolina, in 1973."
Author: Frank Zappa
13. "My home State of North Carolina ranks 12th in the United States for increased aging population and, according to a national report, 41st in overall health. According to this same report, individuals aged 50+ are the least healthy."
Author: Howard Coble
14. "But I'll still say it, as many times as you need to hear it-I'm sorry, Carolina."
Author: Jaci Burton
15. "The state of North Carolina, Daisy, and John Wayne walked into a bar, and I shouted, "Duke!" and the bartender threw me out, because he was a Chapel Hill fan, and I was drunk."
Author: Jarod Kintz
16. "I grew up in Beaufort, South Carolina, in a six-room farmhouse with a couple of leaning posts to keep it from fallin'. I came up in a time when men were men."
Author: Joe Frazier
17. "I actually defeated an incumbent Republican senator who was part of the Jesse Helm's political machine in North Carolina, the result of which is I'm now the senior senator from North Carolina instead of Jesse Helms, which is a very good thing for this country."
Author: John Edwards
18. "Lady and gentleman, when my parents left Korea with nothing but the clothes on their backs and the considerable wealth they had amassed in the shipping business, they had a dream. They had a dream that one day amid the snowy hilltops of western North Carolina, their son would lose his virginity to a cheerleader in the woman's bathroom of a Waffle House just off the interstate. My parents have sacrificed so much for this dream! And that is why we must journey on, despite all trials and tribulations! Not for me and least of all for the poor cheerleader in question, but for my parents and indeed for all immigrants who came to his great nation in what they themselves could never have: CHEERLEADER SEX."
Author: John Green
19. "The Inhabitants of Carolina, thro' the Richness of the Soil, live an easy and pleasant Life."
Author: John Lawson
20. "The Merchants of Carolina, are fair, frank Traders."
Author: John Lawson
21. "Barbecue is the third rail of North Carolina politics."
Author: John Shelton Reed
22. "Fortunately we've been shooting in North Carolina which means we're not in LA where you can hear people talking about you and you know so much about what's going on in the business."
Author: Katie Holmes
23. "In North Carolina nobody bothers us; we're all about concentrating on the work or our auditions that we're trying to get a flight out for. So all that crap is not something that I'm confronted with on a daily basis."
Author: Katie Holmes
24. "I need to be looking at what's important in North Carolina, and you better believe that's what I will do."
Author: Kay Hagan
25. "Carolina'dan America Singer, Bes." Kafami geriye çevirdim ve iste oradaydi. Bu, Aspen'in benimle evlenmek için birikim yaptigini ögrendigimde çekilen fotografimdi. Fotograftaki kiz isildiyordu, umutlu ve güzeldi. Âsik gibiydi. Ve ahmaklardan biri bu askin Prens Maxon'a duyulan ask oldugunu düsünmüstü."
Author: Kiera Cass
26. "And Carolina will be cheering on the beautiful daughter of Magda and Shalom Singer, the new Lady America Singer!"
Author: Kiera Cass
27. "Here at Carolina, our World Cup opponents marked their calendars. Obviously the other nations wanted to win every game, but a big upset over the U.S. was something we knew other teams would cherish."
Author: Lorrie Fair
28. "They are always telling us that Carolina Blue is not a color, that it is really Columbia blue or sky blue. But there is no bad blood amongst the teammates. All of our kidding is in good fun."
Author: Lorrie Fair
29. "John McCain was victimized in the South Carolina primary."
Author: Mark Shields
30. "I'm always happy to have the President visit North Carolina. Unfortunately, the citizens of North Carolina who could be most adversely affected by the President's plan have not been invited to the discussion."
Author: Mel Watt
31. "As Governor of North Carolina for two terms, I made improving education a top priority."
Author: Michael F. Easley
32. "Early college high schools in North Carolina and across the country show us that challenge - not remediation - is an approach to education that works."
Author: Michael F. Easley
33. "I'm writing a new love story, set in eastern North Carolina. Surprise, surprise, huh?"
Author: Nicholas Sparks
34. "All they told me was that he was forty-two when he died. I just wanted...to find out more about what kind of person he was.I could tell you more, amanda thought to herself. A lot more. She'd suspected the truth since Morgan Tanner had called, and she'd made some calls to confirm her suspicions. Dawson, she'd learned, had been taking off life support at CarolinaEast Regional Medical Center late Monday night. He's been kept alive long after doctors knew he would never recover, because he was an organ donor.Dawson, she knews, had saved Alan's life-but in the end, he'd saved Jared's as well. And for that meant...everything. I gave you the best of me, he'd told her once, and with every beat of her son's heart, she knew he'd done exactly that. How about a quick hug," she said, "before we go inside?" Jared rolled his eyes, but he opened his arms anyway. "I love you, Mom," he mumbled, pulling her close. Amanda closed her eyes, feeling the steady rhythm in his chest. "I love you, too."
Author: Nicholas Sparks
35. "Protests are fine. But in South Carolina we believe in the rule of law, and the people of this state should never doubt that as governor, I will enforce it."
Author: Nikki Haley
36. "We don't have unions in South Carolina because we don't need unions in South Carolina."
Author: Nikki Haley
37. "I studied journalism at The University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill. I did my graduate work at Emerson in Boston, and I was actually a reporter for a year in New York and New Jersey. It dawned on me that I wasn't cut out for that line of work. I mean... there's a certain thing that really good reports have that I just didn't."
Author: Nolan North
38. "I had come to know the singular power of a river advancing toward the open sea and the power of tides regulating that advance. . . . Because I had seen this for the first time over the year, I could not be intimidated by guys who wore expensive shoes and flashy ties. Piedmont could fire me, bawl me out, abuse me, put it on my record that I was an incorrigible son of a bitch, make sure I never taught in South Carolina again, or cut off my teacher's pension. That was all he could do. His power was economic and emotional, not spiritual or supernatural."
Author: Pat Conroy
39. "It was growing dark on this long southern evening, and suddenly, at the exact point her finger had indicated, the moon lifted a forehead of stunning gold above the horizon, lifted straight out of filigreed, light-intoxicated clouds that lay on the skyline in attendant veils. Behind us, the sun was setting in a simultaneous congruent withdrawal and the river turned to flame in a quiet duel of gold....The new gold of moon astonishing and ascendant, he depleted gold of sunset extinguishing itself in the long westward slide, it was the old dance of days in the Carolina marshes, the breathtaking death of days before the eyes of children, until the sun vanished, its final signature a ribbon of bullion strung across the tops of water oaks."
Author: Pat Conroy
40. "The University of North Carolina provided me with every tool necessary to rise to the top of my profession."
Author: Rick Dees
41. "North Carolina, particularly the 8th District, has long played a key role in our Nation's military forces."
Author: Robin Hayes
42. "My district includes the two urban centers of Charlotte and Fayetteville, as well as large rural areas. Obviously, these diverse segments of North Carolina require different approaches to meeting current and future transportation demands."
Author: Robin Hayes
43. "I live in Cullowhee, North Carolina. That's where I teach, at Western Carolina University. That region is where my family has lived for a long time and that region is my landscape."
Author: Ron Rash
44. "I'm a pretty low-key North Carolina boy. I like to go fishing and hang out with my friends."
Author: Scotty McCreery
45. "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."
Author: Sheldon Whitehouse
46. "Say 'Kenmore Square'," I insist."Kenmaw Sqway-ah.""Say 'Nothing could be finer than to be in Carolina.'" "Nothing could be finah than to be in Caroliner.'" "You're doing that on purpose." "I'm not. I sway-ah."
Author: Steve Kluger
47. "It is a matter of common knowledge that the government of South Carolina is under domination of a small ring of cunning, conniving men."
Author: Strom Thurmond
48. "North Carolina has a monument to [Peter Francisco], and no one knows that. That's the kind of stuff that drives me."
Author: Travis Bowman
49. "I love North Carolina."
Author: Tyler Hilton
50. "The rivalry is huge between South Carolina and Clemson. It's major bragging rights; one of the most intense things I've been a part of."
Author: William Perry

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