Top Cleveland Quotes

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1. "Stand-ups are always good to see on YouTube. There's a guy named Mike Head who lives in Cleveland. He's great. He's an African-American stand-up."
Author: Allison Jones
2. "For Winkler each hour was another hour between Cleveland and Anchorage, between who they were becoming and who they had been."
Author: Anthony Doerr
3. "This just in: Beverly Hills 90210, Cleveland Browns 3."
Author: Colin Mochrie
4. "In Cleveland there is legislation moving forward to ban people from wearing pants that fit too low. However, there is lots of opposition from the plumber' union."
Author: Conan O'Brien
5. "Devo and The Cramps didn't get big until they went to New York City. Chrissie Hynde didn't get big until she moved to London. When I was growing up, there wasn't even a place to play - just one little bar. If we wanted to have a gig, then we had to drive 45 minutes up to Cleveland."
Author: Dan Auerbach
6. "My mom bought me a white Strat, but that wasn't what I wanted, so I went to a guitar store in Cleveland and - the guy told me it was a really good deal - made an even swap for a blue Teisco Del Ray. I loved that guitar and used it a bunch."
Author: Dan Auerbach
7. "Cleveland's a great place when you're a kid. You hardly ever get sunburned, without the sun shining."
Author: Darrell Issa
8. "And then 45 years later, as I finished my career in the great city of Cleveland, that was another great way to end my career, going to the World Series."
Author: Dave Winfield
9. "You can easily find out her real name and address with your hacker skills, and I'll just pop out to Cleveland or wherever and kill her. That way she won't beat you anymore at your game. I'll let you choose whether I Own her or not, and how slowly and painfully you want her to die. I'll bring home a trophy for you to display so everyone will see how much I care for you." I looked around his place. "A garland with her teeth maybe, or her scalp if she has nice hair."Wyatt made a kind of gurgling sound. "Sam. You're joking aren't you? In that weird way you do sometimes? You can't just kill her. I want to beat her at the game, not physically harm her person. I'll work on my technique and I'll win eventually."Why would he want to do that? This idea was growing on me. What boyfriend wouldn't want a garland of teeth?"
Author: Debra Dunbar
10. "In the Cleveland area, I have been instrumental in helping to save or create thousands of jobs. People know me there as a person who gets involved."
Author: Dennis Kucinich
11. "I love the normalcy of Cleveland. There's regular people there."
Author: Drew Carey
12. "I'm now the hitting the instructor with the Cleveland Indians."
Author: Eddie Murray
13. "It's nice to come into a town and be referred to as the manager of the Cleveland Indians instead of as the first black manager."
Author: Frank Robinson
14. "No, I don't think my presence will cause an increase in black attendance at Cleveland."
Author: Frank Robinson
15. "Cleveland is my hometown, and the Indians have a narrow but rich history."
Author: Fred Willard
16. "My Cleveland years were both scientifically and personally most rewarding. My wife Judy was able to rejoin me in our research and my research group grew rapidly."
Author: George Andrew Olah
17. "Convincing Elinor, that whatever other unpardonable folly might bring him to Cleveland, he was not brought there by intoxication."
Author: Jane Austen
18. "Mrs. Palmer, in her way, was equally angry. She was determined to drop his acquaintance immediately, and she was very thankful that she had never been acquainted with him at all. She wished with all her heart Combe Magna was not so near Cleveland; but it did not signify, for it was a great deal too far off to visit; she hated him so much that she was resolved never to mention his name again, and she should tell everybody she saw, how good-for-nothing he was."
Author: Jane Austen
19. "People who die in Detroit and then go to hell probably think they're in heaven. I know, because I've been to Cleveland."
Author: Jarod Kintz
20. "The white-haired wonder leading what had to, by now, be a blocks-long parade must've finally turned on her hearing aid. Because she finally pulled into the United Methodist Church parking lot, praise God, leaving the rest of us free to party until some other octogenarian found it necessary to take to the streets after dark. In Ohio, old folks know better than to drive at night. Yet another reason Cleveland rocks."
Author: Jennifer Rardin
21. "I came from Canada when I was about 10 years old, and our family settled in Cleveland, Ohio."
Author: Joe Shuster
22. "I want an explosion the size of Cleveland."
Author: Joel Silver
23. "These stories at times to be stories of a long-lost world when the city of New York was still filled with a river light, when you heard Benny Goodman quartets from a radio in the corner stationary store, when almost everybody wore a hat. Here is the last of that generation of chain smokers who woke to the world in the morning with their coughing, who used to get stoned at cocktail parties and perform obsolete dance steps like 'the Cleveland Chicken,' sail for Europe on ships, who were nostalgic for love and happiness, and whose gods were as ancient as yours and mine, whoever you are."
Author: John Cheever
24. "He had a point. The planet was being destroyed by manufacturing processes, and what was being manufactured was lousy, by and large. Then Trout made a good point, too. 'Well,' he said, 'I used to be a conservationist. I used to weep and wail about people shooting bald eagles with automatic shotguns from helicopters and all that, but I gave it up. There's a river in Cleveland which is so polluted that it catches fire about once a year. That used to make me sick, but I laugh about it now. When some tanker accidentally dumps its load in the ocean, and kills millions of birds and billions of fish, I say, 'More power to Standard Oil,' or whoever it was that dumped it.' Trout raised his arms in celebration. 'Up your ass with Mobil gas,' he said."
Author: Kurt Vonnegut
25. "I am a different kind of celebrity; I don't have the big, giant house, the fancy cars, and all the designer stuff. I am just a girl from Cleveland."
Author: Kym Whitley
26. "I love Cleveland, and I love going back home. That's where my family is. That's where my roots are."
Author: Kym Whitley
27. "Cleveland fans are awesome."
Author: LeBron James
28. "Over the years it has been my privilege to lead performances with Saint Louis, the National Symphony, Cleveland Orchestra and so many other wonderful organizations."
Author: Leonard Slatkin
29. "Paul Newman's an old friend of ours out of Cleveland, Ohio. He used to sit around our house. He's the only man I've ever known to drink a case of beer all by himself. That's talent in a way."
Author: Lew Wasserman
30. "It's like thinking you're going to heaven, but when you get there it turns out to be Cleveland."
Author: Maggie Stiefvater
31. "Cleveland is the place I grew up and lived much of my adult life, so it will always be a part of my soul."
Author: Mark Edwards
32. "Love is like falconry," he said. "Don't you think that's true, Cleveland?""Never say love is like anything." said Cleveland. "It isn't."
Author: Michael Chabon
33. "In Cleveland, I'm so fortunate that we're surrounded by farms with an endless variety of beautiful vegetables. For me, I always eat very tightly with the season, even if the season is only six weeks."
Author: Michael Symon
34. "I don't think any other holiday embraces the food of the Midwest quite like Thanksgiving. There's roasted meat and mashed potatoes. But being here is also about heritage. Cleveland is really a giant melting pot - not only is my family a melting pot, but so is the city."
Author: Michael Symon
35. "There is much boasting among the young men about their teams as their horse and carts in Cleveland. Most of the Yorkshire men take as much delight in their ox draught as they used to do in their Horse Draught."
Author: Nathaniel Smith
36. "I started off as a juggler. I used to do a half-hour show on the weekends to make money as a kid. Then I went to Cleveland, Ohio in 1983 to the international jugglers competition junior division and came second. So that was my first job, being a juggler."
Author: Patrick Dempsey
37. "Starting isn't like that. Starting something is not an event; it's a series of events. You decide to walk to Cleveland. So you take a first step in the right direction. That's starting. You spend the rest of the day walking toward Cleveland, one step at a time, picking your feet up and putting them down. At the end of the day, twenty miles later, you stop at a hotel. And what happens the next morning? Either you quit the project or you start again, walking to Cleveland. In fact, every step is a new beginning. Sure, you're closer than you were yesterday or last week, but you're still..."
Author: Seth Godin
38. "Your violin has only two strings," I say. "You're missing the other two." Yes, he says. He's well aware. "All I want to do is play music, and the crisis I'm having is right here. This one's gone," he says of the missing top string, "that one's gone, and this little guy's almost out of commission." His goal in life, Nathaniel tells me, is to figure out how to replace the strings. But he got used to playing imperfect instruments while taking music classes in Cleveland's public schools, and there's a lot you can do, he assures me, with just two strings"
Author: Steve Lopez
39. "America has only three cities: New York, San Francisco, and New Orleans. Everywhere else is Cleveland."
Author: Tennessee Williams
40. "The difference with Cleveland is that the racial tension was not a casual taste of it. It was outlandish."
Author: Terrence Howard
41. "At first I wanted to be a jockey. I rode horses in Cleveland but I kept falling off and I was afraid of horses. So there wasn't much of a future in it."
Author: Tim Conway
42. "Most of us would give anything for the chance to play just one day of MLB baseball—especially for our favorite team. Well, there once was a pitcher named Bock Baker who actually got two opportunities to pitch in the big leagues. He took the mound for Cleveland against the Chicago White Sox in his big league debut. How did he fare? Well, he pitched a complete game. Pretty spectacular, right? Well, sure—but it depends on your perspective. He gave up 23 hits and 13 runs. Baker never pitched for Cleveland again, but the Philadelphia Athletics gave him a second big league start that same year (1901). He lasted juts six innings, and lost again after giving up 11 runs—and then his career was over."
Author: Tucker Elliot
43. "Baseball is known for superstitious players and cursed teams—and at the root of every curse there's a story. Boston's curse was to trade Babe Ruth to the Yankees. Cubs fans claim a billy goat is responsible for their futility. And Cleveland's curse? The club struggled after its Pennant-winning 1954 season, but it was rich with optimism just two years later as an onslaught of new talent promised to lift the club once more to the ranks of baseball's elite—and by 1959 the club was contending for the Pennant again. And then GM Frank Lane traded Rocky Colavito to the Detroit Tigers and cursed everything."
Author: Tucker Elliot
44. "I like Cleveland. I like the Cavaliers. Nothing wrong with Cleveland. I have lots of friends there."
Author: Vanilla Ice

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