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Maine Coast Quotes



"Fascism wants Baptism coast to coast." - Ken Kesey

"The coast was clear." - Michael Drayton

"I'm working for the people of Maine, not the whales of Maine." - Paul Lepage

"There was something about the coast of Dunnet which made it seem more attractive than other maritime villages of eastern Maine." - Sarah Orne Jewett

"Goodnight you princes of Maine, you kings of New England." - John Irving

"The only way to coast is downhill." - Zig Ziglar

"Thackwell really can metaphorically coast home now" - Murray Walker

"California: The west coast of Iowa." - Joan Didion

"How Long Is the Coast of Britain?" - Benoit Mandelbrot

"I'm from the gulf coast of Louisiana." - Ian Somerhalder

"I looked along the San Juan Islands and the coast of California, but I couldn't find the palette of green, granite, and dark blue that you can only find in Maine." - Parker Stevenson

"We are in great haste to construct a magnetic telegraph from Maine to Texas; but Maine and Texas, it may be, have nothing important to communicate." - Henry David Thoreau

"I think - no, I'm sure - 'Coast to Coast' wouldn't work with a daytime audience." - Art Bell

"I'm so much more of an East Coast girl than a West Coast girl." - Lexa Doig

"I would really rather feel bad in Maine than feel good anywhere else" - E B White

"Well, here's to the Maine, and I'm sorry for Spain, Said Kelly and Burke and Shea." - Joseph Ignatius Constantine Clarke

"Reading newspapers in the state of Maine is like paying somebody to tell you lies," - Paul Lepage

"About 47 percent of able-bodied people in the state of Maine don't work." - Paul Lepage

"About 47 percent of able-bodied people in the state of Maine do' work." - Paul Lepage

"I felt like I'd been misplaced in the cosmos and I belonged in Maine." - Terry Goodkind

"In the fall term of 1933-34 I was on my family farm in Maine." - Stephen Cole Kleene

"About 47 percent of able-bodied people in the state of Maine don't work." - Paul Lepage

"But then again in the East Coast, I think, Tupac, inspired everybody on the East Coast, everybody down south, everybody in the West Coast you know what sayin'." - Bubba Sparxxx

"Scepticism is a barren coast, without a harbor or lighthouse." - Henry Ward Beecher

"There's only one direction you can coast-downhill." - Brian Tracy

"And all Niki really has to do now is coast" - Murray Walker

"Leave your coast to discover your true self!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"I began playing in the Pacific Coast Indoor Tennis Championships." - Tracy Austin

"My favorite thing is Spaghetti with white clam sauce anywhere on the Amalfi Coast or the Tuscan Coast." - Todd English

"The West coast money and the East coast money, in an ever-increasing manner, is finding its way to Chicago." - Eric Lefkofsky

"Maine Road was a great football stadium but as time moved on it stayed where it is..." - Kevin Keegan

"Elwyn Brooks White was a very Maine personality which is, "I hate everyone and everyone stay away from me."" - John Hodgman

"When I go to a bar, I don't go looking for a girl who knows the capital of Maine." - David Brenner

"I have always been inspired by the dream of America-families in the country, weathered trucks and farmhouses; sailing off the coast of Maine; following dirt roads in an old wood-paneled station wagon; a convertible filled with young college kids sporting crew cuts and sweatshirts and frayed sneakers." - Ralph Lauren

"The final cover for Heroes Are My Weakness feels exactly right. It reflects the cold, wintry setting of an isolated island off the coast of Maine and the feisty spirit of a heroine who refuses to give up, even when the odds are stacked against her." - Susan Elizabeth Phillips

"On a late-winter evening in 1983, while driving through fog along the Maine coast, recollections of old campfires began to drift into the March mist, and I thought of the Abnaki Indians of the Algonquin tribe who dwelt near Bangor a thousand years ago." - Norman Mailer

"The final cover for 'Heroes Are My Weakness' feels exactly right. It reflects the cold, wintry setting of an isolated island off the coast of Maine and the feisty spirit of a heroine who refuses to give up, even when the odds are stacked against her." - Susan Elizabeth Phillips

"Good evening, Mr. and Mrs. America from border to border and coast to coast and all the ships at sea. Let's go to press." - Walter Winchell

"One man saying that everything is wrong can command coast-to-coast attention in living color, a power not given to an absolute monarch a century ago." - Walter Wriston

"When you come from the Midwest, you have a more open mind than if you come from the West Coast or the East Coast." - Tommy Bolin

"I have to say, on behalf of the NDP, from coast to coast, I want to thank all Canadians for their wishes and really, their love for Jack." - Nycole Turmel

"I have all these weird fantasies. Going coast-to-coast on my motorcycle and having random barbecues all over America. No show, no nothing." - Dave Chappelle

"Thanks to the Interstate Highway System, it is now possible to travel across the country from coast to coast without seeing anything." - Charles Kuralt

"I am a big PETA supporter, and their East Coast headquarters is the Sam Simon building, and their West Coast headquarters is in the Bob Barker building." - Sam Simon

"For me, personally, Detroit is a melting pot for everything. We get the best from the East Coast, West Coast and down South." - Big Sean

"With Hall & Oates, honestly, after years and years of playing the same material, it's easy to coast. I can coast through a show." - John Oates

"I can tell that the Greater Yellowstone from the Tetons, to the Lamar Valley where wolves howl and grizzlies roam, acts as my spine, my range of memory that ties me to landscape of Other. And that the ocean from the rocky coast of Maine, to the Florida everglades, to the looming cliffs at Big Sur, sustain me, remind me we are nothing without salt water, wind, and waves." - Terry Tempest Williams

"Indiana gets credit for having the most rabid basketball fans in the union, but Maine is a very, very active basketball state." - Bob Cousy

"Lette me stande to the maine chance." - John Lyly

"No man is an Island, intire of itselfe; every man is a peece of the Continent, a part of the maine..." - John Donne

"Maine's motto is "Vacationland," but as far as I'm concerned, it should be, "Maine: Putting the 'spite' in hospitality since 1820."" - John Hodgman

"I am a marginally employed person who can escape with my school teacher wife to the waters of Maine for much of the summer." - John Hodgman

"Man hath no Heaven and Time's coast is chartless. He speeds; we pass away!" - Alphonse De Lamartine

"Down on the West Coast I get this feeling like it all could happen." - Lana Del Rey

"A fighter can condition his body to go hard certain rounds, then to coast certain rounds." - Muhammad Ali

"Or shipwrecked, kindles on the coast False fires, that others may be lost." - William Wordsworth

"Tundra is a huge, forever frozen wetland covering the entire coast of the Arctic Ocean." - Palmer Cox

"In the twilight of a silent coast, under the beautiful stars, immortality visits you!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"I just know what it's like being an East Coast person, being from New Jersey." - Ray Liotta

"I like a lot of west coast stuff like Aerial Pink." - Mac Demarco

"I like to go for a little drive up the California coast." - Colin Farrell

"I think my favorite, and Coppola and that whole thing. East coast Italian directors I guess." - Anthony Michael Hall

"If I needed to record, I'd head to the coast or Nashville, one or the other." - Wanda Jackson

"I sound New York. I sound East Coast much more than a blonde person from L.A." - Julie Kavner

"I've found there to be a tremendous amount of East Coast snobbery in the journalism world." - Diane Lane

"There is sort of a small town mentality on the east coast of Canada." - Martha Macisaac

"The recovery of the Gulf Coast region will take years to complete." - Max Baucus

"I went to college in Vermont, and then stayed in the East Coast." - Bret Easton Ellis

"And then I went into television; and then television moved from the East Coast to Hollywood." - Skitch Henderson

"This country, and the West Coast, especially, is bad at preserving any cultural legacy." - Esapekka Salonen

"I'm a product of an East Coast liberal arts educational system." - Matt Taibbi

"I don't feel I've had a decent critic ever on the East coast." - Alice Walker

"If only I'd stayed on the West Coast, I might have made something of myself." - Mitch Kapor

"This country, and the West Coast, especially, is bad at preserving any cultural legacy." - Esa-Pekka Salonen

"Capri on the Amalfi Coast in Italy is my ultimate holiday destination." - Vidal Sassoon

"I come from a very la-ti-da East Coast intellectual family - or so they think." - Alexandra Wentworth

"I'm totally an East Coast person, energetic and sarcastic. I'm not a nice L.A. person." - Diane Warren

"Thirty percent of the Nation's energy comes off the gulf coast." - Bobby Jindal

"I once owned a home on an island off the coast of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia." - Joseph Monninger

"The coast of British Columbia was one of the three chief centers of aboriginal America." - Ellsworth Huntington

"Mental effort, I would argue, is relatively rare. Most of the time we coast." - Daniel Kahneman

"I dislike organized games, swimming pools, fashionable resorts, night clubs, music in restaurants, and political manifestoes; I enjoy driving from coast to coast, good food and drink, a few friends, dogs, the theatre, long walks, music and free conversation." - James Hilton

"A Jap's a Jap. There is no way to determine their loyalty... This coast is too vulnerable. No Jap should come back to this coast except on a permit from my office." - John L. DeWitt

"A lot of people think that it was about Biggie on the East Coast and 2Pac on the West Coast. It wasn't like that. Big ran New York. 2Pac ran America." - Cormega

"I eternally fight internal battles about developing things that only appeal to the East Coast and the West Coast. For years I've been trying to do a Western, nobody's interested in doing a Western, how can that be?" - Edward Allen Bernero

"We liked the Beach Boys. There was kind of that friendly East Coast, West Coast thing between us. We were always fans. 'God Only Knows' is a brilliant record." - Bob Gaudio

"Democrats need to become a 50-state party. You can't have a great party on the West Coast and the East Coast. You need to have a party in all 50 states." - Bernie Sanders

"Hurricane hit the Gulf Coast and destroyed much of the Gulf Coast - that was an act of god... Now what happened to New Orleans, that was a complete failure of the federal government. Complete negligence by the feds." - James Carville

"The majority of the cocoa that we eat, it is actually produced by young kids which are being enslaved in the plantations of the Ivory Coast. Ivory Coast is the largest producer of cocoa." - Loretta Napoleoni

"Hurricane [Katrina] hit the Gulf Coast and destroyed much of the Gulf Coast - that was an act of God ... Now what happened to New Orleans, that was a complete failure of the federal government. Complete negligence by the feds." - James Carville

"In any offense you put me in, when things break down, I'm going to get outside the pocket and move ... West Coast, East Coast. It doesn't matter. I'm taking off if I have to, to make things happen." - Michael Vick

"Some people are saying Bill O'Reilly exaggerated his war experience in the 1980s. People became suspicious because O'Reilly said he was injured in the East Coast/West Coast rap wars." - Conan O'Brien

"Mrs. Obama has a hug - a sincere and friendly embrace - that has become familiar to countless supporters from coast to coast. And when she talks to you, she focuses all her calm attention on your face." - Andre Leon Talley

"Because the Asian market is so omnivorous, it affects all the shark populations up and down the Central and South American coast, and to a certain extent the East Coast of the United States as well." - Peter Benchley

"I was born in Orange County - in Santa Ana. My dad is from California. I was raised on the East Coast. My first two years were in California, but I claim East Coast. I'm sorry, I don't rep California." - Michael B Jordan

"In starting to learn about film festivals and what were good ones - 'cause there are five billion of them - it was just a really good East Coast festival. And I thought this little movie was an East Coast film." - Andrew Mccarthy

"It doesn't bother me that I'm not a household word on the East Coast. Baton Rouge, Raleigh, Minneapolis - I'm so popular in these cities where you've never imagined an East Coast comedian working." - Elayne Boosler

"From coast to coast, the FBI and Securities and Exchange Commission have ensnared people not only at hedge funds, but at technology and pharmaceutical companies, consulting and law firms, government agencies, and even a major stock exchange." - Preet Bharara

"On the East Coast, people try to make life interesting. On the West Coast, they try to make it comfortable. The emphasis here is on fancy cars, how one looks, less on the mind per se." - Al Seckel

"The L.A. rap scene is popping again because rappers stopped saying 'West Coast.' Nobody says that anymore. Fans of L.A. music were reaching and saying, 'This is West Coast music,' because nobody else liked it." - Schoolboy Q

"To be on 'Coast to Coast,' you have to be willing to stay awake in the middle of the night. But in return you get a great audience of millions of listeners all across the nation." - George Noory

"With the millions of listeners to 'Coast to Coast AM,' I get constant feedback from people who are not happy with the current candidates. Maybe I will run for president in 2012." - George Noory

"Louisiana loses 30 miles a year off our coast. We lost 100 miles last year off our coast thanks to Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. We have lost a size of land equivalent to the entire state of Rhode Island." - Bobby Jindal

"Every asshole who ever chanted 'Drill baby drill' should have to report to the Gulf coast today for cleanup duty." - Bill Maher

"What care though rival cities soar Along the stormy coast, Penn's town, New York, Baltimore, If Boston knew the most!" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I think there comes a time in any comedian's career where they can either coast or keep growing and evolving." - Ted Alexandro

"Are there are fireflies on the West Coast? I never saw any when I lived in California." - Ben Lerner

"You only have to go hardcore humiliation on the first film. On the subsequent sequels, you can coast." - Jack Black

"Me and Kendrick [Lamar] have different types of music. He from a different coast; we ain't in the same lane." - Meek Mill

"The terrain is thinner, the vegetation is greener, that's a good sign we're getting close to the coast." - Joe Teti

"Whatever coast he's on, a man should be himself. I don't write in any particular idiom, I write Charles Mingus." - Charles Mingus

"I've been up the coast of St-Barts, playing with spidermonkies, tripping on acid. Changed my whole perspective on shit." - Jack Osbourne

"I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast." - Viktor E Frankl

"I live on the beautiful Northern California coast. I have always loved hiking, whale watching and being outdoors." - Christine Feehan

"I'm Machiavelli's offspring, I'm the king of New York, king of the coast, one hand, I juggle them both." - Kendrick Lamar

"The Gulf Coast has the potential to create a culinary raw ingredient paradise that smart cooks can capitalize on." - Mario Batali

"The Coast Guard has long been known as the armed service that gets more done for less." - Howard Coble

"I came from an anxious, overly intense East Coast academic family. That was the way of our tribe." - Lev Grossman

"There is also a strong following among the urbanites on the East Coast when it comes to martial arts films." - Donnie Yen

"I made a fairly bold pledge that I wanted Virginia to be the energy capital of the East Coast." - Bob Mcdonnell

"The San Francisco Bay Area has more VC firms and dollars invested than all East Coast cities combined." - Jose Ferreira

"When I left the West Coast I was a liberal. When I landed in New York I was a revolutionary." - Jane Fonda

"Of all the fire mountains which like beacons, once blazed along the Pacific Coast, Mount Rainier is the noblest." - John Muir

"I was born in New York and raised in South Florida, so I'm an East Coast girl." - Cassie Scerbo

"My great-grandchildren will not be able to enjoy the Gulf Coast of Louisiana the way I have." - Ian Somerhalder

"I have to remind the people who put down East Coast surfing that Kelly Slater is from Florida." - Don Winslow

"I grew up in Newquay, on the Atlantic coast and there developed a love of the sea and boats." - Antony Hewish

"I moved to the east coast when everybody else was going to the west coast. I (then) chased it back toward the west coast. I built my career up by doing small roles (which led) to principal roles and getting bumped into main character roles." - Drew Waters

"Mr. Nelson Smock, arriving at his cottage in Maine on Friday afternoon for his weekly recuperation from Wall Street, paused in the hall and looked into the living room before going on in search of his wife." - Booth Tarkington

"Mr Michener, as timeless as a stack of National Geographics, is the ultimate Summer Writer. Just as one goes back to the cottage in Maine, so one goes back to one's Michener." - Wilfrid Sheed

"Taking the time to read to children is not only a worthwhile investment but also a wonderful experience. I have visited 119 schools in Maine, and these visits are among the most rewarding experiences in my career in public service" - Susan Collins

"I made an impulse buy of a house in Maine to make my wife happy and now have gone back into debt and it's all started over for me." - John Hodgman

"You see me ravin', you hear me crying, Of Lawd, this lonely heart of maine, Sometimes I'm grieving from my hat down to my shoes. I'm a goodhearted woman that's a slave to the blues." - Ma Rainey

"Maine should be pleased that its animal is not a waverer, and rather than fight, lets the primed quill fall. Shallow oppressor, intruder, insister, you have found a resister." - Marianne Moore

"Ye who made war that your ships Should lay to at the beck of no nation, Make war now on Murder, that slips The leash of her hounds of damnation; Ye who remembered the Alamo, Remember the Maine!" - Richard Hovey

"Taking the time to read to children is not only a worthwhile investment but also a wonderful experience. I have visited 119 schools in Maine, and these visits are among the most rewarding experiences in my career in public service." - Susan Collins

"I'm from Maine. I eat apple pie for breakfast." - Rachel Nichols

"Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end, an end which it was already but too easy to arrive at; as railroads lead to Boston or New York. We are in great haste to construct a magnetic telegraph from Maine to Texas; but Maine and Texas, it may be, have nothing important to communicate." - Henry David Thoreau

"I have a family and you know very well the time that that takes. That's good time. I have a couple hobbies. I'm a runner and play tennis. In the summer my family and I uproot ourselves and go live in Maine for the summer. We have a house on a very tiny island in Maine. Which is really my spiritual center. We've been going there for ten years, and it has no ferry service, no bridges, no telephone service. It's really isolated." - Alan Lightman

"Mainiacs away from Maine are truly displaced persons, only half alive, only half aware of their immediate surroundings. Their inner attention is always preoccupied and pre-empted by the tiny pinpoint on the face of the globe called Down East. They try to live not in such a manner that they will eventually be welcomed into Paradise, but only so that someday they can go home to Maine." - Louise Dickinson Rich

"Maine is a joy in the summer. But the soul of Maine is more apparent in the winter." - Paul Theroux

"Seas are the fields of combat for the winds; but when they sweep along some flowery coast, their wings move mildly, and their rage is lost." - John Dryden

"You could travel the world, but nothing comes close to the golden coast. Once you party with us, you'll be falling in love, Oooooh Oh Oooooh!" - Katy Perry

"So are all the kids on the East Coast repeating school next year? Get ready to see a lot of hairy eighth graders. Storm brain drain." - Olivia Wilde

"The coast is an edgy place. Living on the coast presents certain stark realities and a wild, rare beauty. Continent confronts ocean. Weather intensifies. It's a place of tide and tantrum; of flirtations among fresh- and saltwaters, forests and shores; of tense negotiations with an ocean that gives much but demands more. Every year the raw rim that is this coast gets hammered and reshaped like molten bronze. This place roils with power and a sometimes terrible beauty. The coast remains youthful, daring, uncertain about tomorrow. The guessing, the risk; in a way, we're all thrill seekers here." - Carl Safina

"They say he's an intelligent man, right? Speaks five languages! I've got a 15-year-old boy from the Ivory Coast who speaks five languages!" - Alex Ferguson

"That stern and rockbound coast felt like an amateur when it saw how grim the puritans that landed on it were." - Don Marquis

"O melancholy, Who ever yet could sound thy bottom, find The ooze, to show what coast thy sluggish crare Might eas'liest harbor in?" - William Shakespeare

"Desire that your life count for something great! Long for your life to have eternal significance. Want this! Do' coast through life without a passion." - John Piper



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