Best 41 of Minnesota quotes - MyQuotes
Casey Blake (a former Minnesota Twin, now with the Indians) is a good friend of mine, I'd like to see the Indians win.
We had Jesse Ventura in Minnesota win the governorship, nobody thought he was going to win. I'm telling you, stranger things have happened.
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.
I grew up in Stillwater, Minnesota in a proud Catholic family.
It was the Buffalo Bills at the Minnesota Vikings on NBC. It went to about five markets.
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.
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.
I lived in Minnesota in a small town.
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.
When it comes to finding available men in Minnesota, the odds are good, but the goods are odd.
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.
When I ran for governor of Minnesota, I only raised $300,000.
My hope is next year Terry and I can work out a contract. I have no problem with the Minnesota Twins.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This is important, to represent our country. We've also got to be ready for the Minnesota Twins.
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.
Lying in a Hammock at William Duffy’s Farm in Pine Island, Minnesota
Everyone's favorite supper is a gluey carbohydrate-rich concoction known simply as "hotdish" and served in a community Pyrex.
Jesus said the meek would inherit the earth, but so far all we've gotten is Minnesota and North Dakota.
Sean William Scott
The longest road trip I've ever been on is from Minnesota to Los Angeles.
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.
I have an education degree from the University of Minnesota, and I was a teacher for about a minute.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
I'm a lifelong Vikings and Packers fan because I lived in both Minnesota and Wisconsin as a kid.
...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.
..people (in Minnesota) avoid stupidity when possible, not wanting to be a $10 haircut on a 50 cent head.
There is no such thing as a typical season, not for the Cardinals, not for San Diego, not for Minnesota.
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.
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.
Minnesota has a proud tradition of having two Senators on the Ag committee - a tradition I'd like very much to continue.
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.
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.
Jesse Ventura is basically proof that the people of Minnesota are not social drinkers... they are obviously alcoholics.