Kentucky Quotes

And it blew my mind when I started to get wind of the fact that they actually liked me being around. That was humbling, because Kentucky basketball is a big deal, and I am not the biggest fan - I am just the most notorious one.

Ashley Judd

At first, when you hear of someone coming from Kentucky, and any time somebody rushes up to you and takes a picture of you or your children, I think everyone is leery.

Ann Kay

The snakehead is an exotic species capable of surviving and reproducing in Kentucky, ... They are top predators in their native range and we are worried about them. They are reproducing in Maryland and their biologists are tremendously concerned. They compete with native species and that is a giant negative.

David Bell

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Wes Maynard

No matter where you go in Kentucky, people smile at you and wave and make you feel welcome. It is important for people who are away from family and home to associate something with home that can ease their minds of some of the things they left behind. I'm honored I had the opportunity to draw and paint the logo for them.

Chris Vaught

There was one on Kentucky Avenue that sunk so much that a lady couldn't even get out of her driveway.

Homer

I was a few miles south of Louisville when I planned my journey. I spread out my map under a tree and made up my mind to go through Kentucky, Tennessee, and Georgia to Florida, thence to Cuba, thence to some part of South America; but it will be only a hasty walk. I am thankful, however, for so much.

John Muir

I have seen oaks of many species in many kinds of exposure and soil, but those of Kentucky excel in grandeur all I had ever before beheld. They are broad and dense and bright green. In the leafy bowers and caves of their long branches dwell magnificent avenues of shade, and every tree seems to be blessed with a double portion of strong exulting life.

John Muir

Why did they do it? Beats the hell out of me. I was just a scared kid from Kentucky, and these guys had been up in the majors for a while. I guess it was because I was just such a helluva nice kid - if you'll accept that.

Pee Wee Reese

I've got a better chance of winning the Kentucky Derby on the back of a donkey than they have of winning the Super Bowl with Kyle Boller.

Shannon Sharpe

He went home to Kentucky to deal with the loss of his father and the funeral arrangements and so on.

Orlando Bloom

I grew up in Kentucky, but I did not grow up like that. I had heat, and I didn't have to shoot my dinner or anything.

Jennifer Lawrence

I am also a Kentucky Colonel and an Honorary Mayor of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, among other things.

Jack L. Chalker

But, also, before I even go on the Medicare prescription drug debate, I always tell the folks in rural Illinois, and I represent 30 counties south of Springfield down to Indiana and Kentucky, that in this bill is the best rural package for hospitals ever passed.

John Shimkus

At a tiny station in New Albany, Indiana, which is right across from the river from Louisville, Kentucky, where I grew up. The Louisville stations were loath to hire beginners, so I had to go across the river.

Bob Edwards

Actually, the Kentucky moment was better than winning the two National Championships, because it was the epitome of what I try to get from a team in a crisis situation.

Mike Krzyzewski

The first thing I would say is . . . rip out that stupid Kentucky bluegrass and put in native grass. Use buffalo grass, which is native grass. You can still get that same nice green look that some people don't want to move away from.

David Salman

We are extremely concerned about exotic species, such as the snakehead, that may reproduce in Kentucky. We certainly don't want them here.

David Bell

Probably good judgment and good sense would say not to run, but there is only one Kentucky Derby.

Barclay Tagg

We will attract more people to Kentucky by lowering our income tax rate. In fact, lowering the income tax rate is the single most important thing we can do to create opportunity.

Ernie Fletcher

The powering thing behind the movie was to capture the feeling of being alone and going back to Kentucky and getting walloped by a sense of family I hadn't realized was so much in place.

Cameron Crowe

I have enjoyed the trees and scenery of Kentucky exceedingly. How shall I ever tell of the miles and miles of beauty that have been flowing into me in such measure? These lofty curving ranks of lobing, swelling hills, these concealed valleys of fathomless verdure, and these lordly trees with the nursing sunlight glancing in their leaves upon the outlines of the magnificent masses of shade embosomed among their wide branchesthese are cut into my memory to go with me forever.

John Muir

Some Kentucky fans are a little more subdued.

Ashley Judd

I was raised all over. Kansas, Hawaii, Georgia, Texas and Kentucky, by the time I was 11.

Jeri Ryan

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