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Dallas Quotes


"Dallas Green is basically Canadian royalty." - Sara Quin

"The Dallas Cowboys are in big trouble." - Stephen A. Smith

"I love Dallas. The people there are so friendly." - John F Kennedy

"Usually I get recognized for The Blue Lagoon or Dallas." - Christopher Atkins

"Dallas is a positive, get-it done city." - Laura Miller

"Dallas is a great city, and it's worth fighting for." - Laura Miller

"The great thing about Dallas is there's no paparazzi." - Jessica Simpson

"My first cat was named Cowboy, after the Dallas Cowboys." - Jenna Bush

"[Remark to President John Kennedy just moments before his shooting in Dallas:] Mr. President, you can't say Dallas doesn't love you." - Nellie Connally

"I'm thrilled, I'm grateful, I'm blessed. I played for the world's greatest professional sports team in history. Once a Dallas Cowboy, always a Dallas Cowboy." - Bob Hayes

"I'm from Dallas, so I totally get the whole thing. I understand the history and on how big of a scale 'Dallas' was and still is." - Josh Henderson

"Whether your destination is heaven or hell, you always have to change planes in Dallas." - Kinky Friedman

"Our problems started in Dallas, when the fire-breathing sheep destroyed the King Tut exhibit." - Rick Riordan

"The first game I played. We played against the Dallas Texans." - Jim Otto

"Bite me." -Lieutenant Eve Dallas, from any of the In Death books." - Nora Roberts

"I'm pretty sure I could outrun the whole Dallas Cowboys team." - Adrian Peterson

"A sceptic finds Dallas absurd. A cynic thinks the public doesn't" - Clive James

"Dallas Cowboys may be America's team, but the Houston Oilers are Texas' team." - Bum Phillips

"Dallas is where Kennedy was shot, and that's where I was put in jail." - Eartha Kitt

"My favorite teams are the Dallas Cowboys and the New York Jets." - Bridget Hall

"I want to experience Dallas. It's a new city where I see new business opportunities." - Rob Kardashian

"Dallas is a huge city. Great shopping, great restaurants, great museums." - Julie Gonzalo

"Original 'Dallas' fans, please come back, because it's the same show 20 years later - same drama." - Josh Henderson

"Every six months I fly to Dallas to get botox and I also get collagen injections." - Janice Dickinson

"Neiman-Marcus is one thing, and the Dallas Cowboys are another." - Mercedes Mccambridge

"I learned a lot I wouldn't have learned roaming the streets of Dallas." - Dennis Rodman

"I liked Dallas better because it was more deceptive, you could do more with it." - Larry Hagman

"I started my career in Dallas, yes. I was born and raised in Dallas. I started my career there when I was very young. My guitar was bigger than I was. That's how young I was." - Trini Lopez

"Here is a bulletin from CBS News: in Dallas, Texas, three shots were fired at President Kennedy's motorcade in downtown Dallas. The first reports say that President Kennedy has been seriously wounded by this shooting." - Walter Cronkite

"My home in Dallas is wonderful. I can walk everywhere. It's a pretty good hidden secret, Dallas. There are wonderful restaurants and a wonderful nightlife. It's just a beautiful city to be in." - Jodi Lyn Okeefe

"My home in Dallas is wonderful. I can walk everywhere. It's a pretty good hidden secret, Dallas. There are wonderful restaurants and a wonderful nightlife. It's just a beautiful city to be in." - Jodi Lyn O'Keefe

"Sign on a High School bulletin board in Dallas: Free every Monday through Friday-knowledge. Bring your own containers." - Charles E. McKenzie

"Im from Dallas. My whole family is based in Texas and Mississippi and Arkansas, spread throughout most of the South." - Jay R Ferguson

"Dallas, is it remotely possible for you to carry on a conversation that's not loaded down with manure?" - Susan Elizabeth Phillips

"He blinked, then roared with laughter. "Eve Dallas, Vampire Slayer. One for the books." ~Eternity in Death" - Nora Roberts

"A lot of the issues of the Dallas Cowboys yesterday having pressure on Tony Romo, came from the outside pressure." - Emmitt Smith

"I'm the only man with a Dallas Cowboys Super Bowl ring who doesn't wear it. I'm a Green Bay Packer." - Herb Adderley

"I didnt really watch Dallas growing up, as I was a bit young and into other things, like sports." - Jesse Metcalfe

"I was just down in Dallas, Texas...the Assassination's really accurate, you know, 'cause Oswald's not in it." - Bill Hicks

"There was no excuse for Dallas Cowboys to lose to Washington. Rivalry or not, Redskins are a bad team." - Jemele Hill

"I started doing regional theater. My first job was 'The Importance of Being Earnest' at Dallas Theater Center." - Anna Camp

"I'm from Dallas. My whole family is based in Texas and Mississippi and Arkansas, spread throughout most of the South." - Jay R Ferguson

"I sacrificed for the Dallas Cowboys when most quit. I put in overtime to try to help young players." - Charles Haley

"I'll miss everyone on Dallas so much, but I have a wonderful career ahead of me. I can feel it." - Mary Crosby

"It's as simple as you can explain all of 'Dallas.' We're a dysfunctional family forced to stay together." - Patrick Duffy

"Then I went off to Southern Methodist University in Dallas. They had a really wonderful theatre department." - Beth Henley

"I didn't really watch 'Dallas' growing up, as I was a bit young and into other things, like sports." - Jesse Metcalfe

"I really wasn't on the Dallas set much. I did three or four episodes so I didn't see too much." - Ted Shackelford

"I was born in Dallas, Texas, but I was raised in south Florida. 'Ice Ice Baby' is about that area." - Vanilla Ice

"If a person with a bullet in Dallas can change the world, imagine a person with an idea could do." - J Michael Straczynski

"Dallas was a Black and White society at that time; it didn't have the diversity it has now." - Eddie Bernice Johnson

"On Sergei Fedorov's breaking three sticks on Dallas players: I don't know if Anna (Kournikova) told him to get tougher or what." - Mike Modano

"In its artless cruelty, Dallas is superior to any "intelligent" critique that can be made of it. That is why intellectual snobberymeets its match here." - Jean Baudrillard

"A set of Bollywood actresses are coming through Dallas soon in a live tour; I'd pay a lot to see them, but alas, I'm fully booked elsewhere." - Bruce Sterling

"Aztec has played a big part in delivering the solutions that our Dallas office has spent timeless hours and energy searching for." - Blake Lewis

"LSU fans have descended upon Dallas and reminded us of this truth: when it comes to partying, they're the pros and we're all amateurs." - Pat Forde

"Every time fans turned on the television or watched the Dallas Cowboys, I wanted to give them the performance of a lifetime." - Emmitt Smith

"Dallas Mavericks want me as a bald-headed 5' 8" guard with a 95" vertical. Vince Carter respect my legs, ask Shawn Kemp." - Kool Keith

"Yesterday all five living presidents gathered for the opening of the George W. Bush presidential library in Dallas. Well, six living presidents if you count Hillary in 2016." - Jay Leno

"The CIA has a plot...they've used before to get rid of world leaders. Only convincing fly to Dallas." - Bill Hicks

"The doll, Dallas. You know, Barbie doll. Jeez, didn't you ever have dollies?" "Dolls are like small dead people. I have enough dead people, thanks." - Nora Roberts

"Besides good schools, a good airport, and the Cowboys, Dallas had golf courses, and golf was fast becoming an obsession with me." - Charley Pride

"I feel very strongly about the subject matter in The Dallas Buyer's Club - about AIDS and people fighting illnesses, and fighting for survival against bad conditions." - Bradford Cox

"I lived in New York for maybe a year and a half, from '95 to '97, but I live in Dallas. My whole family is there." - Erykah Badu

"I love Francis Bacon. I just saw a great Jackson Pollock exhibit at the Dallas Museum when I was home for Thanksgiving." - Owen Wilson

"I've got cattle on 4,000 acres about 100 miles east of Dallas, but I've also got another 65-acre ranch where I raise American miniature horses." - Caroll Shelby

"In Dallas, in Houston, the local stuff is great. But the national media is really brutal. So you know, I'd love to see the media get honest." - Donald Trump

"When we started the show, 'Dallas' was known as the city where JFK was assassinated. By the end it was known as JR's home town." - Larry Hagman

"If a foreign country doesn't look like a middle-class suburb of Dallas or Detroit, then obviously the natives must be dangerous as well as badly dressed." - Lewis H Lapham

"There is certainly a strong game development community in Texas, centered around Austin, with a significant additional contingency coming over from Dallas." - Jennifer Pahlka

"I had been in so many towns and cities in America with John Kennedy, but I was not with him in Dallas, Texas, on November 21, 1963." - Pierre Salinger

"I grew up in Dallas, and my dad works for IBM, so I grew up in the environment of Silicon Prairie." - Scott Michael Foster

"As a child, I watched 'Dallas' and that was my vision for my life for as long as I could remember." - Will Smith

"Be where the acting is. I live in Houston. Dallas is 4 1/2 hours away. I let them know there's no difference." - Vic Mignogna

"You cannot separate sexuality from cheerleading. It is inherently what it is - growing up with the Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders and all of that stuff." - Peyton Reed

"There is so much chaos and dysfunction going on with the federal government that Dallas can't wait any longer for federal help." - Laura Miller

"'Revenge' is a shameless soap in the style of Eighties shoulder-pad slap-offs like 'Dallas,' 'Dynasty' and 'Falcon Crest.' Yet there's no wink-wink camp." - Rob Sheffield

"I've got cattle on 4,000 acres about 100 miles east of Dallas, but I've also got another 65-acre ranch where I raise American miniature horses." - Carroll Shelby

"Living in Dallas, I root for the Mavericks and the Stars and the Cowboys, but I've always pulled for the Chicago Cubs. I enjoy watching them play." - Lee Trevino

"The performance group The Ant Farm redoing JFK's assassination in Dallas was an event that struck a chord with me, especially when one of the members said they'd only intended to do it once, but the Dallas audience insisted they repeat the performance." - Laura Mullen

"We'd go out in Larry's hippie van and drive out all around Dallas. He loved Chinese food, he'd go in and say. Remember me Major Nelson, me and my friends here are making this show called Dallas, have you got a table for us? It would work every time." - Steve Kanaly

"Dallas is an extraordinary place in it's own right. The first thing about Dallas that you can't get away from, particularly when I arrived, you've got no idea of the heat in this place. It's over 100 degrees, and with that the humidity is ridiculous. I mean, people don't live here, armadillos live here." - Chris Vance

"I grew up in Dallas, and two of the malls in Dallas had ice rinks in them. So that was always kind of the cool thing when they pulled the Zamboni out. And I, as a kid, always thought, 'Ah, that'd be awesome to drive one of those.' I had no interest in hockey, but I would take a job as a Zamboni driver." - Wyatt Cenac

"I'm from Houston. I think I was thirty-seven before I ever set foot in Dallas, and that was just in the airport. So I've never really been there. Dad grew up in Port Arthur, Texas and all I can ever get out of him is, 'I wanted my first son to be named Dallas.'" - Dallas Roberts

"I'm from the 'less is more' school. I had to be in the 'more is more' zone with 'Dallas Buyers Club', so I was out of my comfort zone, but I had to trust that." - Jean-Marc Vallee

"I am not inspired by helping you find Chinese food at 2am in Dallas, or swipe right to get laid. I want to use tech and data to make the world a better place." - Nancy Lublin

"I think you either get along with Lars [von Trier] or you really don't and I really got along with him. I wasn't scared because I talked to Bryce Dallas Howard about Lars." - Kirsten Dunst

"The two top teams with nice weather and nice people were Dallas and Miami. Of course, the Lakers wouldn't want to trade me in the same conference, so Miami was perfect." - Shaquille O'Neal

"If you've ever driven across Texas, you know how different one area of the state can be from another. Take El Paso. It looks as much like Dallas as I look like Jack Nicklaus" - Lee Trevino

"President John F. Kennedy died at approximately 1:00 CST today, here in Dallas. He died of a gunshot wound to the brain. I have no other details regarding the assassination of the president." - Malcolm Kilduff

"Lynn Swann was an idol. It would amaze me how he could fly through the air and make those catches. I'll never forget the one versus Dallas. It was the greatest catch I've ever seen." - Jerry Rice

"If they [Mexicans] touch the hair of the head of one of our citizens, tell him [Commodore Dallas] to batter down and destroy their town and exterminate the inhabitants from the face of the earth!" - Andrew Jackson

"Here's the deal. I get to marry you. You get to become a Garrett - although, considering what you're marrying into, I'm not certain that's much of an incentive." Dallas to Amy" - Cindy Gerard

"He was in Poland to participate in the NATO conference, President [Barack] Obama did respond well to the back-to-back killings, as well as to the attacks on Dallas police officers that followed." - Julianne Malveaux

"I have an apartment in Brooklyn - I guess I call it my shrine. I go there to create and recoup, or hibernate sometimes, but my home is in Dallas where I live with my children." - Erykah Badu

"I was going to move back to Dallas, and my goal was to work at Channel 8 and be a sportscaster and cover my Cowboys and live happily ever after." - Chris Harrison

"Is Cowboy Casanova about the quarterback of the Dallas Cowboys? No. I would never immortalize a guy that did me wrong. I would never give him that much credit." - Carrie Underwood

"I was in a hotel room in Dallas, and I was jerking off so much and so sadly and pathetically, that the phone rang, and I thought it's them, they're complaining. ... "Sir, could you please stop?"" - Louis C K

"I bought Windows 2.0, Windows 3.0, Windows 3.1415926, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows RSVP, The Best of Windows, Windows Strikes Back, Windows Does Dallas, and Windows Let's All Buy Bill Gates a House the Size of Vermont." - Dave Barry

"Driven, damaged and dangerous, FBI agent Mercy Gunderson is one of the best female leads to come down the pike since Eve Dallas. Lori Armstrong delivers the goods with MERCILESS." - Cindy Gerard

"Obviously, after the match your fans come up to you and really look but to you but you don't get too much recognition around town for playing for FC Dallas." - Steve Purdy

"I'm pretty open to all music. Its pretty funny because I've spent time in Germany and now I'm in Dallas where Country is a big thing. I used to hate it but now I can actually go through a song." - Steve Purdy

"We did 356 'Dallas' episodes between 1978 and 1991. The most memorable moment for me happened in 1980 when I got shot at the end of the third series. The rest is a blur." - Larry Hagman

"Seat assignment didn't matter if you're flying Dallas to Houston and you did it 38 times a day. People just got on, you didn't sit next to your wife, and it was a 45-minute flight. It didn't matter." - David Neeleman

"I don't think about it, 'Wow! I'm the quarterback of the Dallas Cowboys.' For me, this is my job. This is what I've been preparing to do. And I really want to win badly." - Tony Romo

"Some areas near Dallas experienced a 3.5-magnitude earthquake, which some blame on fracking. However, scientists say that it was more likely aftershocks from Chris Christie celebrating at the Cowboys game." - Jimmy Fallon

"I lived in Dallas, and it's a big city, but you can jump on any freeway and drive in any direction for about 30 minutes and you are in the country - open space, wide open, very open, nothin' around." - Stark Sands

"I'm from the 'less is more' school. I had to be in the 'more is more' zone with 'Dallas Buyers Club', so I was out of my comfort zone, but I had to trust that." - Jeanmarc Vallee

"I grew up in Orange County, without a team. I never affiliated myself with the Chargers, south of me, or the Raiders, north of me. I've always followed the Dallas Cowboys. I've been a huge fan since the early '90s." - Stephen Colletti

"I didn't have anything to do with being born to my mother and father. But I had a lot to do with Kristin Shepard's notoriety. I'm proud of the work I did on Dallas." - Mary Crosby

"Before we shot the pilot, I knew what 'Dallas' was, but I actually was too young to remember the details of the show. I didn't have my hands on the DVDs, so I YouTubed everything I could of J.R." - Josh Henderson

"In Dallas, life is a little slower. It's a little more day-to-day routine. It's just a simpler life. At the end of the day, I love Texas girls, and I kind of relate to them." - Josh Henderson

"I love Dallas, Austin and Houston. Why? Because some of the best comedians, like Bill Hicks and Sam Kinison, started their careers in Texas, and because the crowds there are comedy-educated." - Bobby Lee

"Shoot, after you've been through freeway traffic in Houston or Dallas, there's no road in the world that can scare you. Besides, we're pretty much used to driving long distances in Texas." - Gib Lewis

"The platform we had in Dallas, the 1984 Republican platform, all the ideas we supported there - from tax policy, to foreign policy; from individual rights, to neighborhood security - are things that Jefferson Davis and his people believed in." - Trent Lott

"I looked at a fetal development chart at the Operation Rescue Office in Dallas. I had a lot of emotions stirring up inside of me. That's when I decided that it was wrong in any stage of pregnancy." - Norma Mccorvey

"But there is so much more to do for the city we love... a Dallas with roads as strong as our businesses, parks as beautiful as our children, a downtown as tall as our imagination." - Laura Miller

"I was born in Dallas; then I moved to Allen, Texas. But then I got sent to boarding school, where I started to get fascinated with actors like Al Pacino." - Scott Haze

"Steve Dallas...a frat-boy lawyer who I knew in school. He's never written me. I suspect he was shot by an annoyed girlfriend, which has saved me many legal fees." - Berkeley Breathed

"I didn't really watch 'Dallas,' so I wasn't as wowed by the idea of Patrick Duffy as Swedes were 'cause he's, like, the most famous guy in all of Sweden." - Greg Poehler

"One thing I can say about the Dallas Cowboys: They have always had talent around them. They have been one of the most talented football teams in all of football." - Emmitt Smith

"Warren Spector is amazing, and his team is as good as any in the business. Shame to see all the revenues from their game entangled with all the madness of the Dallas office." - Mike Wilson

"I barely watch TV apart from the news. Most of it is rubbish. There's all this reality nonsense and dross. I think there's a market for a well-produced, well-written melodrama like 'Dallas.' It's pure entertainment." - Larry Hagman

"It's OK to do cute little things like kissing a turtle, but you can't kiss another person because he's a different color? Give me a break. And you have to remember, I'm from Dallas, Texas." - Aaron Spelling

"I did a lot of commercial and theater work when I got out of school and was living in Dallas, and I moved to Chicago to go through the Second City Conservatory Program." - Allison Tolman

"I'm a huge Dallas Mavs fan. What I love about Dirk Nowitzki is he has just as much talent as everyone else, if not more, and he never toots his own horn. He's this silent warrior." - Erin Wasson

"I grew up in Dallas, with cowboys. I was the only guy in sixth grade with long hair and an earring. Let's just say I got a lot of, er, flak for being different." - Barry Watson

"I naturally wanted to be saved, so when I came home I told my mom I wanted to be confirmed. That's the way I related to it, being raised an Episcopalian. I went to Dallas and got confirmed." - T Bone Burnett

"I have a music video I was in coming out for M83 for their song 'Claudia Lewis.' It's directed by Bryce Dallas Howard, and I play opposite Lily Collins. It's a pretty edgy intergalactic music video." - Israel Broussard

"This was the first time a woman in Dallas had won public office of any kind - even women questioned whether or not I was qualified, whether or not I could take it." - Eddie Bernice Johnson

"I can remember hearing the theme tune to Dallas when I was supposed to be in bed. I would sneak down and try to watch it through the banisters. My mum loved that show." - Ashley Madekwe

"When I was on 'Dallas,' I was known to audiences of the '80s. And then when my sons, who are in their 30s now, were going to college, 'Dallas' was the cult thing to watch because it was being done on the soap channels, so a whole new generation saw it. And then I have the young fans that knew me from 'Step By Step' in the '90s." - Patrick Duffy

"I went to high school right outside Dallas, and (songwriter and performer) Michael Martin Murphey was a senior there when I was a sophomore or junior, really into folk and acoustic music. Larry Gross, who's the host of "Mountain Stage" on public radio, and B.W. Stevenson, also a musician, were there at the same time, too. Michael was a big inspiration - through him I discovered Woody Guthrie, Dylan, Jimmy Rogers. Then I ran into Jerry Jeff Walker there in Dallas back when he was just a folk singer. Those are my earliest influences." - Ray Wylie Hubbard

"You don't need to diet, She-Body. You are a just-right female." "McNab?" Eve said. "Yes, sir." "Shut up." "It's all right, Dallas. We're a couple." "A couple of what? No, don't tell me. Don't talk to me. Don't talk to each other. Let there be silence across the land." - Nora Roberts

"And for a moment there, despite the bruising, despite the snarled dirty hair, despite her sunburned skin and the suffering in her eyes that she refused to let defeat her, she was one of the prettiest things he'd ever seen. ~Dallas and Amy~" - Cindy Gerard

"Each of the films, whether it's Magic Mike or Dallas Buyers Club, was a challenge for me. I had to dig deeper. Also, my decision to shake things up came after my first child was born. I had taken nearly two years off and I thought that I would enjoy my time as a dad and wait until something interesting came along" - Matthew Mcconaughey

"[Jesus] matters because of what he brought and what he still brings to ordinary human beings, living their ordinary lives and coping daily with their surroundings. He promises wholeness for their lives. In sharing our weaknesses he gives us strength and and imparts through his companionship a life that has the quality of eternity." (Dallas Willard in Ruthless Trust - Brennan Manning)" - Brennan Manning

"Dogs would make totally incompetent criminals. If you could somehow get a group of dogs to understand the concept of the Kennedy assassination, they would all immediately confess to it. Whereas you'll never see a cat display any kind of guilty behavior, despite the fact that several cats were seen in Dallas on the grassy knoll area, not that I wish to start rumors." - Dave Barry

"He reclined on a delightfully cushioned lounge in the sprawling ranch Paris had rented. In Dallas, Texas, of all places. Promiscuity had decked himself out, too, wearing a Stetson (weird), no shirt (understandable), unfastened jeans (smart) and cowboy boots (weird again). Dude looked ready to rustle cattle or something." - Gena Showalter

"I saw Elvis live in '54. It was at the Big D Jamboree in Dallas and the first thing, he came out and spit on the affected me exactly the same way as when I first saw that David Lynch film. There was just no reference point in the culture to compare it to." - Roy Orbison

"It seems like everybody's weighing in on Trumps campaign - even Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban. He said that Trump is 'probably the best thing to happen to politics in a long, long time.' Then Trump was like, 'Well, at least one Cuban loves me.'" - Jimmy Fallon

"Those old faces, in Pasadena, California, and Tucson, Arizona, and Dallas, crumpling in hatred and fear at the mention of the United Nations or those liberals in government who constitute for them the fifth column of communism, yearn for an America that is as far from the society of the present as is the extended family system in village India." - Ronald Segal

"But if you look at the big scheme of things, I have never failed, regardless of anything I have had to go through: from Dallas, to the sharpie, to me getting involved with a debate with my coach, a lot of people look to see my fail." - Terrell Owens

"No other city in the U.S. can divest the visitor of so much money with so little enthusiasm. In Dallas, they take away with gusto; in New Orleans, with a bow; in San Francisco, with a wink and a grin. In New York, you're lucky if you get a grunt." - Fletcher Knebel

"Former President George W. Bush has hired a man to lead his presidential think tank in Dallas. The man was hired because he was the only candidate who could say the words, 'George W. Bush think tank' with a straight face." - Conan O'Brien

"We want the clear facts to be reported that we, according to the FBI, have a lower violent crime rate than Atlanta, or Houston, or Dallas, or Miami or San Antonio. To some extent, the perception that's been created is much greater than the reality." - Marc Morial

"My Meema, her favorite show was 'Dallas.' She made the family watch. She loved to hate J.R. She passed away when I was 12, and I know she's looking down on me going, 'Oh, my goodness. How are you on the show? I am so proud of you and why in the hell are you playing J.R.'s son?" - Josh Henderson

"I had never been to Texas. Id been through Texas, but Im so glad to be back in a place thats not L.A. or New York. To talk about Dallas, to talk about there being sweet tea on the catering table, its rich and saturated in American-ness." - Kelli Giddish

"You are who you are. I know you. You believe that? "Yea but-" "You're Eve Dallas. You're the love of my life. My heart and Soul. You're a cop, mind and bone. You're a woman of strength and resilience. Stubborn, hardheaded, occassionally mean as a badger, and more generous that you'll admit." - Nora Roberts

"I've got some other great teammates like Dallas Robinson and Johnny Quinn on the men's side who have been tremendous at showing Christ's love. It's not just the US teams, but there are also many believers from the international community including several from the Canadian team. We hope to grow Christianity throughout our sport." - Elana Meyers



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