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Raised In The South Quotes


"I was raised in South Alabama in the woods, y'know? I'm country." - Shelby Lynne

"I was born and raised in the South, which is pretty conservative." - James Denton

"I traveled all over the South looking for factories - to keep production in the South. I wanted to give back to the place and people that raised me." - Reese Witherspoon

"The decision by France to resume nuclear testing in the South Pacific has destroyed this hope and raised a storm of protest at home, in the South Pacific and thankfully around the world." - Jenny Shipley

"Raised by an irresponsible mother during the Great Depression in the Jim Crow south, my father was on his own from the age of 13." - Larry Elder

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

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

"It these broken utterances can in any way help to a clearer vision and a truer pulse-beat in studying the Nation's Problem, this Voice by a Black Woman of the South will not have been raised in vain." - Anna Julia Cooper

"Before I started studying martial arts, I had temper problems. I could definitely fly off the handle. Being raised in the south in 1956 definitely gave me some memories to latch onto for negative emotions." - Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

"I was born in Harlem, raised in the South Bronx, went to public school, got out of public college, went into the Army, and then I just stuck with it." - Colin Powell

"I was raised in a spirit of the importance of service to your fellow man. My mom is a senator back home in South Africa. My father is a very caring and generous individual." - Adhir Kalyan

"I'm such a tomboy - I was raised in the South - and I also really wanted to work in New York, being so different from California, though it was a freezing-cold winter." - Jessica Stroup

"I actually was raised Baptist. I'm from the South, so you definitely know a lot of conservative people." - Clark Duke

"At first I read mostly books by Southern authors - black and white - because almost all the people I knew were born and raised in the South, starting with my mother. I remember I got a lot of Erskine Caldwell." - Edward P Jones

"The people I grew up around, almost all of them had been born and raised in the South. And, you know, they didn't always go to church, but they lived their lives as if God were watching everything they did." - Edward P Jones

"I grew up in the South and once you get raised on Jesus, it is kind of always a part of you even if you are a pagan, really," - Amy Ray

"I grew up in Georgia and I think if you're raised in the South it's where a lot of the war was fought, and it's just more present in the sort of psyche of the South. So I've always just been interested and sort of fascinated by [Civil War]." - Ed Helms

"One of the issues that I have raised in that context is our transport system, road, rail and ports. We have raised this before, that the South African economy has grown at a rate that has overtaken the capacity of the transport system. And therefore, we have said that it is necessary to expand our capacity in the ports." - Thabo Mbeki

"I was raised in the church." - Kenny Rogers

"Hey, I was raised in the church." - Cheech Marin

"Finding clothes in the South was impossible." - Justin Townes Earle

"I was raised in South Carolina; I wasn't aware of any art in South Carolina. There was a minor museum in Charleston, which had nothing of interest in it. It showed local artists, paintings of birds." - Jasper Johns

"I was raised in rural south Jersey, and there was no culture there. There was a small library, and that was it. There was nothing else." - Patti Smith

"Religion triggers a lot of emotions in me, most of which stem from being raised Jewish in a very Baptist community in the South. I didn't believe any of it from an early age - the clubby quality of whatever religion or church you belonged to, Judaism included. It just struck me as foolish." - David Cross

"My ancestors fought for the Confederacy during the Civil War; I was raised in Natchez, Miss.; I performed in the Confederate Pageant for a decade; I dug ditches and loaded trucks with black men who taught me more than any book ever could; and I graduated from Ole Miss. Anyone who survived that is a de facto expert on the South." - Greg Iles

"I grew up in Glen Ellyn, which is about 20 miles west of Chicago. I attended Glenbard South High School and University of Illinois. I didn't study acting until I moved to Los Angeles after college, but the fact that I was raised in the Chicago area set the stage for all of my comedic and acting sensibilities." - Ryan Mcpartlin

"I do think that when you're specifically working in a country like South Africa, you have to be able to be aware of the cultural truth of what people are raised in and believe in and how they function within their society." - Charlize Theron

"I'm a girl from South Carolina. I was raised in a middle class family and decided to major in broadcast journalism and now I'm at the national level and that doesn't happen to most people and I realize that. I know that I'm very fortunate but this great country allowed that to work in my favor." - Ainsley Earhardt

"Ironically, it was because I was raised as a Muslim in the South, that I realised the value in being true to who you really are. I've just got so many things going on inside. I don't know how to resolve all of them other than being true to who I am." - Noureen Dewulf

"Southern writing is regional: it includes dialect, settings, and cultural traditions from that region. However the themes and story conflicts are universal. My challenge is to write regional fiction without falling into the trap of nostalgia. There are important issues facing the south that I believe should be raised in the stories to make them contemporary, believable, and relevant to today's readers." - Mary Alice Monroe

"There are a couple of different types of food I eat a lot. I was raised in the South, in Tennessee, so I'm going to go with comfort food, soul food. I would probably start with collard greens and candied baby carrots and then have some biscuits and white gravy - and for dessert, probably blackberry cobbler." - Megan Fox

"... most Southerners of my parents' era were raised to feel that it wasn't respectable to be rich. We felt that all patriotic Southerners had lost everything in defense of the South, and sufficient time hadn't elapsed for respectable rebuilding of financial security in a war- impoverished region." - Sarah-Patton Boyle

"I grew up in the South Bronx, raised by my grandmother, who scrapped and scraped to make sure I had a roof over my head and food in my stomach. I was painfully aware of what it was like to live with limited resources and a certain level of uncertainty." - Joy Bryant

"I am a product of affirmative action. I am the perfect affirmative action baby. I am Puerto Rican, born and raised in the south Bronx. My test scores were not comparable to my colleagues at Princeton and Yale. Not so far off so that I wasn't able to succeed at those institutions." - Sonia Sotomayor

"The walls are raised against honest men in civic life." - William H. O'Connell

"The LORD has raised up prophets for us in Babylon," - Jeremiah

"The walls are raised against honest men in civic life." - William H Oconnell

"The walls are raised against honest men in civic life." - William Henry O'Connell

"There are no ideas in the South, just barbecue." - Pat Conroy

"The quickest analytical mind in South African politics." - Harry Schwarz

"What is true in the South is true for America." - Barack Obama

"John McCain was victimized in the South Carolina primary." - Mark Shields

"If you are Black, you were born in jail, in the North as well as the South. Stop talking about the South. As long as you are South of the Canadian border, you are South." - Malcolm X

"The University of South Carolina has always played a role in my life and the intellectual life of South Carolina." - Pat Conroy

"We weren't raised to take, we were raised to give the shirt off our back to anyone in need." - Brantley Gilbert

"I've been elected numerous times in South Carolina. If I'm on the ballot, I'm going to win South Carolina." - Lindsey Graham

"It is possible for a kid from east Texas, raised in south central LA and Carson, who believes in his dreams, commits himself to them with his heart, to touch them and to have them happen." - Forest Whitaker

"There was very little art in my childhood. I was raised in South Carolina; I wasn't aware of any art in South Carolina. There was a minor museum in Charleston, which had nothing of interest in it. It showed local artists, paintings of birds." - Jasper Johns

"We raised the matter of an agreement that was reached at the Growth and Development Summit, which was that we should access a certain part, 5% was mentioned, of the funds in the hands of the institutional investors, domestically, for investment in the real economy. That being an agreement of the Growth and Development Summit, we will engage South African business to see how we can make that a practical thing. So, there is a different set of engagement with local business." - Thabo Mbeki

"You have to understand, now, I'm a momma's boy. I'm from the south. My way of being raised is totally different than the big city life. I truly was a country boy." - Terry Bradshaw

"Too many escape into complexity these days. For it is an escape for persons to cry, when this question of the equality of peoples is raised in India or in our own South, 'Ah, but the situation is not so simple.' ... no great stride forward is ever made for the individual or for the human race unless the complex situation is reduced to one simple question and its simple answer." - Pearl S Buck

"And I come here as a daughter, raised on the South Side of Chicago - by a father who was a blue-collar city worker and a mother who stayed at home with my brother and me." - Michelle Obama

"Certainly we must combine forces . South African troops are within the country.We raised this matter with Mrs [Margaret] Thatcher and Lord [Peter] Carrington when we met them and we wanted to get from them a definite commitment that they were going to get the South African troops out." - Robert Mugabe

"Atlanta is not the South." - Pimp C

"The South will rise again." - Saying

"I was born in Paris and raised in the suburbs and then lived in the countryside." - Marion Cotillard

"In the South China Sea and underneath the South China Sea, of course, there's a lot of raw materials. There are very rich fishing grounds there, so there are some economic concerns in the South China Sea as well." - Michael W. Michalak

"Racial segregation in the South not only separated the races, but it separated the South from the rest of the country." - Robert Dallek

"In the South, you will get a lot of sugar - and by that we mean a lot of hugs and kisses. We don't air kiss in the South." - Morgan Murphy

"And the main thing was that I wanted to live in south Florida. That's why I left the Cowboys; to live in south Florida." - Jimmy Johnson

"In the North the first words are, Help me; in the South, Love me." - Jean-Jacques Rousseau

"I write in English because I was raised in the States and educated in this language." - Daniel Alarcon

"I was raised in cities but I was raised in Texas, so there's a certain amount of connection to the earth." - Jobeth Williams

"In practical terms the South Pointing Chariot was a simple direction finder. It could have been made to point in any direction - north, south, east or west." - Kit Williams

"I grew up in the church. I was raised in the church." - Quinton Aaron

"I'm from the US of A. Born in Des Moines, raised in the New York suburbs." - Stephen Collins

"In the South, the food is outstanding. Down south, we eat to get full, and the people up north, they don't do that." - Frank Thomas

"Who do you think's better looking people in the north or people in the south?" - Umar

"In fact, in the far North one sees the northern lights facing south!" - Vincent Massey

"I think the most overused words in our vocabulary in the South are black and white." - Artur Davis

"Slavery exists. It is black in the South, and white in the North." - Andrew Johnson

"The principal investors in the South African economy are South Africans. And this is something, I think, we should really pay attention to." - Thabo Mbeki

"My music has a little hint of down south but I don't have a down south accent. I guess it's just the beat selection that puts me in a down south mind frame." - King Louie

"I like simple things. I like being in my family in the South and playing petanque." - Jean Dujardin

"In 2002, the 2000 Engelbrecht Els wine was released in South Africa and received high ratings." - Ernie Els

"I grew up half in South Central and half in the San Fernando valley." - Cheech Marin

"I grew up in the segregated South, right here in Lynchburg, Virginia." - Jerry Falwell

"There is no more apartheid in South Africa than in the United States." - Malcolm X

"In the age of the individual's liquidation, the question of individuality must be raised anew." - Theodor Adorno

"Well, I'm from the South originally. I grew up in South Carolina definitely learning about manners and being proper and having to go to cotillions." - Anna Camp

"The way they are treating my people in the South, the government can go to hell!" - Louis Armstrong

"Because I love the South, I rejoice in the failure of the Confederacy." - Woodrow Wilson

"The way they're treating my people in the South, the government can go to hell." - Louis Armstrong

"I was born and raised in Richmond, Virginia, the capital of the Confederacy." - Corey Reynolds

"Our history is responsible for the differences in the South African way of life." - P. W. Botha

"No nation has ever prospered or been blessed like the colored people in the South." - Bob Jones, Sr.

"In the South the war is what A.D. is elsewhere; they date from it." - Mark Twain

"My theatrical background was in the great work of the South African playwright Athol Fugard." - Danny Glover

"The victory of democracy in South Africa is the common achievement of all humanity." - Nelson Mandela

"Our history is responsible for the differences in the South African way of life." - Pieter Willem Botha

"In the South, the war is what A.D. is elsewhere: they date from it." - Mark Twain

"I read, much of the night, and go south in the winter." - T S Eliot

"Jesus appeared unto the ancient Nephites, in the northern part of what we call South America..." - Orson Pratt

"The South of France is one of my favorite places in the world." - M Ward

"South Sudan is one of the most hard-put places in the world." - Henry Rollins

"Mullets are still going strong in the south and places like St Louis or the Carolinas." - Trevor Dunn

"My son loves the Hotel du Cap, in the south of France." - Diane Von Furstenberg

"In golf, 'close' is like the north and south rim of the Grand Canyon." - Johnny Miller

"I do wish that people talked about the subject of race, especially in the South," - Kathryn Stockett

"I do wish that people talked about the subject of race, especially in the South." - Kathryn Stockett

"Mama raised a hellraiser why cry, That's just life in the ghetto, do or die." - Tupac Shakur

"I was raised Catholic in the Midwest, so I cant enjoy anything." - Kyle Kinane

"Shane: "Score," he said, and raised the crowbar in triumph. "Who's your daddy?" - Black Dawn" - Rachel Caine

"In the midst of creating, a person is raised to another level of consciousness." - Charlie Haden

"Our memories have voices, too. Often sad ones that clamor like raised arms in the dark." - Stephen King

"The head raised too high even in good will be struck off too soon." - Pearl S Buck

"Every time we look at the Blessed Sacrament our place in heaven is raised forever." - Gertrude the Great

"Art is communication spoken by man for humanity in a language raised above the everyday happening." - Mary Wigman

"Mud, raised by hurricanes, wells up in the noblest and purest of hearts." - Honore De Balzac

"I feel like my political beliefs are rooted in the conservatism that I was raised with." - Hillary Clinton

"I think I had an advantage in the sense that I wasn't raised religiously." - Amber Tamblyn

"The environment I was raised in, you had to, to survive." - Mark Wahlberg

"For me, being raised in a free America made all the difference." - Madeleine Albright

"I was raised Catholic in the Midwest, so I can't enjoy anything." - Kyle Kinane

"I tell people all the time that I was born and raised in Ronald Reagan's America." - Marco Rubio

"I was raised on the streets, in hot, steamy Brooklyn, with stifled air." - Barbra Streisand

"I was born and raised in the ghetto, on welfare, two minutes from homeless." - William

"Not one cent should be raised unless it is in accord with the law." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"I come out of a strong oral tradition in the South," - Horton Foote

"There's a small island, inhabited in the South Pacific that I will try to swim to." - Peter Arnett

"Rock 'n roll was born in the South. It's like saying rock-rock." - Gregg Allman

"We in the Great White North but you can bite my White South!" - John Cena

"In the South Pacific, because of their size, mosquitoes are required to file flight plans." - Erma Bombeck

"Haven't you lived in the South long enough to know that nothing is ever anybody's fault?" - Lillian Hellman

"Our future lies to the east and south, in Asia and Africa." - Benito Mussolini

"I grew up in the south, poor - on rock, dirt roads." - Tina Turner

"Conservative forces in the South have a lot of power - almost dynastic - dating back many years." - John Darnielle

"It is impossible to capture the essence, tolerance, and spirit of south Louisiana in words." - Chris Rose

"In the South, you don't say exactly what's going on or what's on your mind." - Anna Camp

"Incredible that liberals aren't more concerned about the monopoly of information in South Dakota." - Laura Ingraham

"I went to an all boys' school in South London and the only god was sport." - Lennie James

"I grew up playing in an alley on the south side of Milwaukee." - Jane Kaczmarek

"Everyone in the South has no time for reading because they are all too busy writing." - William Faulkner

"We've had cloning in the South for years. It's called cousins." - Robin Williams

"In the South, it is different, they have a audience that is literate." - Ajay Devgan

"You know, I'm from the South, and I wasn't interested in perpetuating a stereotypical southern character." - Walton Goggins

"The poorest country in South America, Bolivia, had been devastated by neoliberal economic policies." - Noam Chomsky

"I think you get better at staring into space. Especially living in the South of France." - Adrian Lyne

"Brunei Darussalam is one of the oldest kingdoms in South East Asia." - Hassanal Bolkiah

"Jan van Riebeeck's arrival in Cape Town was the beginning of all South Africa's problems." - Jacob Zuma

"South Africa's increasingly, for example, the largest foreign investor in various other parts of Africa." - Susan Rice

"Kosovo today is closer to Europe than other countries in the region of South Eastern Europe." - Ibrahim Rugova

"I spent most of my 20s with these alligator wrestlers in the swamps of South Florida." - Karen Russell

"I grew up in the South and went to church a lot." - Patrick Wilson

"Our most widely known scholars have been trained in universities outside of the South." - Carter G Woodson

"There's a long tradition of people from the South living in New York City." - Steve Earle

"In this eventful period the colony of New South Wales is already far advanced." - Charles Sturt

"If you don't hurt anybody or try to steal anything, you'll be fine in the South." - Tommy Lee Jones

"The Rush fans are pretty crazy everywhere, but they're particularly wild in South America." - Alex Lifeson

"I did a lot of theater in the South side of Chicago." - Kel Mitchell



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