Top Montana Quotes

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Favorite Montana Quotes

1. "It occurs to me if we kissed now, we'd be like a folded map of America. My Pennsylvania scab next to her New Jersey black eye. I wonder, then, how many other kids could join in. Where are the Montanas and the Colorados? Where is the Vermont? Florida? How many maps would we make?"
Author: A.S. King
2. "When I was born, my father was a copper miner in Butte, Montana. It was a hard-core, blue-collar situation."
Author: Barbara Ehrenreich
3. "We can push Montana forward and we can do it with out raising taxes."
Author: Brian Schweitzer
4. "I left Montana in Spring of 1866, for Utah, arriving at Salt Lake city during the summer."
Author: Calamity Jane
5. "I wanted to be a Disney Channel star! I wanted to be Hannah Montana."
Author: Cara Delevingne
6. "Disney world is an armpit,compared to Montana!!"
Author: Carl Hiaasen
7. "I've stood outside my house in Montana looking at the northern lights... crackling against the night sky. To me, that's magic."
Author: Christopher Paolini
8. "Lawsuits - and frivolous lawsuits - are just sapping the life out of the people who perform the services and deliver the goods for the rest of the citizenry in the State of Montana."
Author: Conrad Burns
9. "Our highly qualified teachers not only work hard, but they care about each and every student that enters their classroom. I thank you, Montana teachers, for your sense of duty and compassion to our precious future generation."
Author: Conrad Burns
10. "The Montana sunset lay between the mountains like a giant bruise from which darkened arteries spread across a poisoned sky."
Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald
11. "In '87 - four years after 'Sports' was released - my family and I began vacationing in Montana. I soon bought my first piece of land in Ravalli County, in the western part of the state."
Author: Huey Lewis
12. "Montana wants to scream, but the thing she is angry at is in the past. The past can't hear her. This is the thing, her great discovery. She smiles at the future. Happiness is a choice."
Author: Hugh Howey
13. "I found my first dinosaur bone when I was 6, growing up in Montana. Ever since then I've been interested in dinosaurs."
Author: Jack Horner
14. "A lot of Montanans are teed off that local finds usually end up in New York."
Author: Jack Horner
15. "I think 'Scarface' is a great film, but if you have a character like Tony Montana, you don't identify with him at all. I think it's very interesting instead to identify yourself with a character you don't like all the time. You can create a tension between the fiction and the viewer. You force the spectator to wonder about his actions."
Author: Jacques Audiard
16. "There's a kid or some kids somewhere. I'll never know them. They're particle-puzzle-cubing right now. They might be mini-misanthropes from Moosefart, Montana. They might be demi-dystopians from Dogdick, Delaware. They dig my demonic dramas. The metaphysic maims them. They grasp the gravity. They'll duke it out with their demons. They'll serve a surfeit of survival skills. They won't be chronologically crucified.They'll shore up my shit. They'll radically revise it. They'll pass it along."
Author: James Ellroy
17. "Richard Hugo taught me that anyone with a desire to write, an ear for language and a bit of imagination could become a writer. He also, in a way, gave me permission to write about northern Montana."
Author: James Welch
18. "I spend half my time in Montana, the other half in New York City. In unique ways, both places help me unwind, and both are the most satisfying places to live I can imagine."
Author: Jeff Shaara
19. "God, what is wrong with me? I've been watching too much Gossip Girl. Reading too many snarky books. Maybe I should listen to a bunch of Christian music or watch some Hannah Montana with Budge. I know, I'll view VeggieTales until the evil is purged out of me, and all the comes out of me is goodness, light, and songs about cucumbers."
Author: Jenny B. Jones
20. "I just want the same thing Joe Montana got when he was MVP. He got respect. He got commercials. He got everything."
Author: Jerry Rice
21. "It was okay for Wayne Gretzky's dad, for instance, to give him a hockey stick, or Joe Montana's dad to give him a football, or Larry Bird's dad to give him a basketball, but it wasn't okay for Gloria Connors to give her son a tennis racquet."
Author: Jimmy Connors
22. "I've always joked about Joe Montana not appreciating his Super Bowls nearly as much as I do because he never lost one. We lost three before we got one."
Author: John Elway
23. "I'm in love with Montana. For other states I have admiration, respect, recognition, even some affection. But with Montana it is love. And it's difficult to analyze love when you're in it."
Author: John Steinbeck
24. "I have great faith in the people of Montana; they can't be bought."
Author: Jon Tester
25. "Montanans believe in the right to make a good life for their families. How they define a family should be their business and their business alone. I'm proud to support marriage equality because no one should be able to tell a Montanan or any American who they can love and who they can marry."
Author: Jon Tester
26. "I felt like a young Tony Montana having come to America, except the only person I wanted to kill was myself."
Author: Jonathan Goldstein
27. "Alaska and Montana are not in the south but they definitely form part of the crimson tide of red states where Republicans are dominant."
Author: Juan Williams
28. "But, if one cuts more deeply, the lonesome dove is Newt, a lonely teenager who is the unacknowledged son of Captain Call and a kindly whore named Maggie, who is now dead. So the central theme of the novel is not the stocking of Montana but unacknowledged paternity. All of the Hat Creek Outfit, including particularly Augustus McCrae, want Call to accept the boy as his son."
Author: Larry McMurtry
29. "Jake, you're a dern grasshopper," Augustus said. "You ride in yesterday talking Montana, and today you're talking California."
Author: Larry McMurtry
30. "Autumn has come to northeast Montana. The vapor of one's breath, the clarity of the stars, the smell of wood smoke, the stones underfoot that even a full day of sunlight won't warm- these all say there will be no more days that can be mistaken for summer."
Author: Larry Watson
31. "Even if you are Catholic, if you live in New York you're Jewish. If you live in Butte, Montana, you are going to be goyish even if you are Jewish."
Author: Lenny Bruce
32. "Taylor clapped her hands three times for attention. "Ladies! Ladies! My stars! That's enough. Now. We all know Miss Arkansas's girls are fake, miss Ohio's easier than making cereal, and Miss Montana's dress is something my blind meemaw would wear to bingo night. And Miss New Mexico -- aren't you from the chill-out state? Maybe you can channel up some new-age-Whole-Foods-incense calm right about now, because we have a big job ahead called staying alive."
Author: Libba Bray
33. "Miley Cyrus made some chinky eyesStanding behind an Asian guyI don't know if this should flyAs if there wasn't enough to despiseI wasn't necessarily a fan ofHer, her dad, or Hannah MontanaI tend to prefer the songs of RihannaRacism against Asians is simply bananas!Oh Miley!Chinky eyes make you look wilyprejudice isn't thought of so highlyit doesn't make us all smileyWhy is there nothing that Asians can do?To make fun of other races as easily as youWhy isn't racism against Asians taboo?Why are we always so racially screwed!All you have to do is pull at your faceTo make your eyelids resemble our raceThis kind of joke has no proper placeMiley Cyrus is a disgrace!"
Author: Margaret Cho
34. "Lana says J.P. makes Matt Damon from the Bourne movies look like Oliver from Hannah Montana"
Author: Meg Cabot
35. "I met this kid from Miles City, Montana, who read the Stars and Stripes every day, checking the casualty lists to see if by some chance anybody form his home town had been killed. He didn't even know if there was anyone else from Miles City in Vietnam, but he checked anyway because he knew for sure that if there was someone else and they got killed, he would be all right. "I mean, can you just see *two* guys from a raggedy-ass town like Miles City getting killed in Vietnam?"
Author: Michael Herr
36. "I broke into acting doing Latino roles. I played a Latino casanova in 'The Winner' and a Latino character on 'Hannah Montana.'"
Author: Michael Steger
37. "I am fully committed to Hannah Montana. It's what gave me this amazing opportunity to reach out to so many people. I'm really excited about our new season. We are making great new episodes that I can't wait for our fans to see and I'm looking forward to the 'Hannah Montana' movie that will be out in the spring."
Author: Miley Cyrus
38. "When I was in Nashville, I went to our Macy's and went and tried on all the Hannah Montana stuff. Then I said, 'This is weird, I'm wearing my face."
Author: Miley Cyrus
39. "Most of you will have heard the maxim "correlation does not imply causation." Just because two variables have a statistical relationship with each other does not mean that one is responsible for the other. For instance, ice cream sales and forest fires are correlated because both occur more often in the summer heat. But there is no causation; you don't light a patch of the Montana brush on fire when you buy a pint of Haagan-Dazs."
Author: Nate Silver
40. "I think I could describe the perfect quarterback. Take a little piece of everybody. Take John Elway's arm, Dan Marino's release, maybe Troy Aikman's drop-back, Brett Favre's scrambling ability, Joe Montana's two-minute poise and, naturally, my speed."
Author: Peyton Manning
41. "And this disease was called The Loneliness, because when you saw your home town dwindle to the size of your fist and then lemon-size and then pin-size and vanish in the fire-wake, you felt you had never been born, there was no town, you were nowhere, with space all around, nothing familiar, only other strange men. And when the state of Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, or Montana vanished into cloud seas, and, doubly, when the United States shrank to a misted island and the entire planet Earth became a muddy baseball tossed away, then you were alone, wandering in the meadows of space, on your way to a place you couldn't imagine."
Author: Ray Bradbury
42. "For me, 'The Crystal Skull' was something I'd never done before, and I loved every minute of it. Working with Harrison Ford as well - he's a cowboy from Montana, the most unassuming man you'll ever work with, fabulous guy, and I loved it."
Author: Ray Winstone
43. "We had been out in the woods near campus one evening, having skipped out on our last class. I'd traded a pair of cute, rhinestone-studded sandals to Abby Badica for a bottle of peach schnapps—desperate, yes, but you did what you had to in Montana—which she'd somehow gotten hold of. Lissa had shaken her head in disapproval when I suggested cutting class to go put the bottle out of it's misery, but she'd come along anyway. Like always.We found a log to sit on near a scummy green marsh. A half-moon cast a tiny light on us, but it was more than enough for vampires and half-vampires to see by. Passing the bottle back and forth I'd grilled her on Aaron.I held up that bottle and glared at it. "I don't think this stuff it working."
Author: Richelle Mead
44. "Abe's face came back into focus. "Greetings, Zmey," I said weakly. Somehow, him being here didn't surprise me. "Nice of you to slither on in." He shook his head, wearing a rueful smile. "I think you've outdone me when it comes to sneaking around dark corners. I thought you were on your way back to Montana." "Next time, make sure you write a few more details into your bargains. Or just pack me up and send me back to the U. S. For real." "Oh," he said, "that's exactly what I intend to do." He kept smiling as he said it, but somehow, I had a feeling he wasn't joking."
Author: Richelle Mead
45. "My mother's family came from the British West Indies. And my father's family came from, well, my father's father came from the Montana/South Dakota area. They were Blackfoot Indian."
Author: Richie Havens
46. "There are grander and more sublime landscapes - to me. There are more compelling cultures. But what appeals to me about central Montana is that the combination of landscape and lifestyle is the most compelling I've seen on this earth. Small mountain ranges and open prairie, and different weather, different light, all within a 360-degree view."
Author: Sam Abell
47. "Call me Tanny, please. Montana is what my Master calls me."
Author: Sean Michael
48. "Those Montana Indians were so tough that white people were scared of them.Can you imagine a place where white people are scared of Indians and not the other way around?That's Montana."
Author: Sherman Alexie
49. "My father was an expert hunter, so we ate a lot of wild game when I was growing up in Montana. That helped broaden my palate generally, but I know it informed my distaste for factory farms and unspectacular commercial meat."
Author: Steve Albini
50. "Giving freaks a pass is the oldest tradition in Montana."
Author: Thomas McGuane

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