Best 41 of Minnesota quotes - MyQuotes

By Anonym 13 Sep

Corey Koskie

Casey Blake (a former Minnesota Twin, now with the Indians) is a good friend of mine, I'd like to see the Indians win.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Keith Ellison

We had Jesse Ventura in Minnesota win the governorship, nobody thought he was going to win. I'm telling you, stranger things have happened.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Al Franken

The way I see it, I'm not going to Washington to be the 60th Democratic senator. I'm going to Washington to be the second senator from the state of Minnesota.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Denis Mcdonough

I grew up in Stillwater, Minnesota in a proud Catholic family.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Al Michaels

It was the Buffalo Bills at the Minnesota Vikings on NBC. It went to about five markets.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Latrell Sprewell

On October 31, 2004, the Minnesota Timberwolves offered Sprewell a 3-year, $21 million contract extension, substantially less than what his then-current contract paid him. Claiming to feel insulted by the offer, he publicly expressed outrage, declaring, “I have a family to feed If Glen Taylor wants to see my family fed, he better cough up some money. Otherwise, you're going to see these kids in one of those Sally Struthers commercials soon.

By Anonym 19 Sep

John Sandford

The Minneapolis City Hall is not a pretty building. A pile of red granite, a sullen nineteenth-century Romanesque lump, it squats amid the glittering glass-and-steel towers of the loop like a wart poking through a diamond necklace.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Steve Zahn

I lived in Minnesota in a small town.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Peter Lynch

If you go to Minnesota in January, you should know that it's gonna be cold. You don't panic when the thermometer falls below zero.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Garrison Keillor

When it comes to finding available men in Minnesota, the odds are good, but the goods are odd.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Denis Mcdonough

I’m indebted to the teachers who shaped me - from the Sisters of St. Joseph at St. Croix Catholic elementary to the monks of St. John’s in Minnesota to my professors at Georgetown.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jesse Ventura

When I ran for governor of Minnesota, I only raised $300,000.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Scott Boras

My hope is next year Terry and I can work out a contract. I have no problem with the Minnesota Twins.

By Anonym 20 Sep

Violetta Botzet Luetgers

You all know from past experiences that the white man only sees the bad that our people do to them. They are blind to their own indiscretions.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jim Thome

My family has loved Minnesota and that was one of the big reasons we decided to come back. For me, family decisions were a big part to coming back to the Twins.

By Anonym 17 Sep

Garrison Keillor

My own life would make a pretty dull story, I think, and I envy him as I drive to work on a cold Minnesota morning across the Mississippi River with its coal barges still struggling upstream like so many of us nowadays.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Sean William Scott

I grew up in Minnesota and everyone is so nice there. It is like Fargo. Everyone's so chipper and you make friends just grocery shopping. We kill each other with kindness.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Sun Yung Shin

Before moving to America, I did not see the world through a "Black" lens...We had doctors, teachers, wealthy men. Indeed, we had successful men of all stripes. We did not have Black doctors, Black businessmen, or any so-called role models. We had people doing things we children knew we could just as easily do when we grew up.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Carlos Silva

This is important, to represent our country. We've also got to be ready for the Minnesota Twins.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Garrison Keillor

As for family values, they are whatever they are - some families are tight, others are blown away like dandelion puffs. A main value in Minnesota is still: don't waste my time, don't B.S. me, I wasn't born yesterday.

By Anonym 14 Sep

James Wright

Lying in a Hammock at William Duffy’s Farm in Pine Island, Minnesota

By Anonym 16 Sep

Diablo Cody

Everyone's favorite supper is a gluey carbohydrate-rich concoction known simply as "hotdish" and served in a community Pyrex.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Garrison Keillor

Jesus said the meek would inherit the earth, but so far all we've gotten is Minnesota and North Dakota.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Sean William Scott

The longest road trip I've ever been on is from Minnesota to Los Angeles.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Joanne Fluke

As she traveled down the lane between the rows of parked cars, she noticed a conspicuous absence of new or expensive vehicles. Teaching didn't pay well enough for any luxuries, and Hannah thought that was a shame. There was something really wrong with  the system when a teacher could make more money flipping burgers at a fast-food chain.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Loni Anderson

I have an education degree from the University of Minnesota, and I was a teacher for about a minute.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Randy Moss

When I got drafted by Minnesota, and I think I said this a couple weeks ago, I think I felt obligated to bring a Super Bowl to Minnesota.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Will Weaver

Father and son grinned at each other. His father took off his hat. His forehead was white, his hair coppery. "So how's the rat race, son?" "Not so bad," Walter said. His father paused a moment. "Any ... decisions yet?" his father said. Walter swallowed. He looked off toward town. "About .. a major, you mean?" Walter said. His father waited. "Well," Walter said. His mouth went dry. He· swallowed twice. "Well," he said, "I think I'm going to major in English." His father pursed his lips. He pulled off his work gloves one finger at a time. "English," he said. "English," Walter nodded. His father squinted. "Son, we already know English.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Howard Mohr

Two- to four-finger waves are commonly used between fast-moving vehicles, but the nicely executed single-finger wave is a thing of beauty and a joy forever. To me, it perfectly sums up the Minnesota character that I love so much. The finger wave from the steering wheel: when you get it right, you'll know you've arrived and you don't ever have to leave again if you don't want to.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Michele Bachmann

Spending comes just as natural to liberals in Minnesota and the Minnesota legislature as bashing decency comes to the editorial board of our major metropolitan newspapers.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Keith Ellison

I'm particularly good at turnout. So in my district, I had the lowest voter turnout in 2006. And now I have the highest turnout in the state of Minnesota. And Minnesota is the highest turnout state in the country.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mark Batterson

I'm a lifelong Vikings and Packers fan because I lived in both Minnesota and Wisconsin as a kid.

By Anonym 17 Sep

Neil Gaiman

...Minnesota, Wisconsin, all around there... has the kind of women I liked when I was younger. Pale-skinned and blue-eyed, hair so fair it's almost white, wine-colored lips, and round, full breasts with the veins running through them like a good cheese.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Garrison Keillor

..people (in Minnesota) avoid stupidity when possible, not wanting to be a $10 haircut on a 50 cent head.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Dennis Green

There is no such thing as a typical season, not for the Cardinals, not for San Diego, not for Minnesota.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Sun Yung Shin

Before America, I was not Black. I was not adrift in a sea of White that I constantly had to come to terms with, against which my very humanity is measured--by Whites, Blacks, the world, and even myself. Black exists only because America is White.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Daunte Culpepper

I played seven years in Minnesota and I'm looking forward to a better, greater seven years down in Miami. I'm back home. It's great.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Al Franken

Minnesota has a proud tradition of having two Senators on the Ag committee - a tradition I'd like very much to continue.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Chris Massoglia

I live in Minnesota. Lots of people assume that if you want to be an actor, you have to live in Hollywood, but not me.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Michele Bachmann

I was in the Minnesota state Senate from 2000 until 2006. In 2006, I was urged to run for Congress, I did. And I've been here ever since.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Lewis Black

Jesse Ventura is basically proof that the people of Minnesota are not social drinkers... they are obviously alcoholics.