The best Quotes by Dan Rather

The best Quotes by Dan Rather

Daniel Irvin Rather Jr. (born October 31, 1931) is an American journalist, commentator, and former national evening news anchor.

Don't taunt the alligator until after you've crossed the creek.
Courage is being afraid but going on anyhow.
Americans will put up with anything provided it doesn't block traffic.
Always marry a woman from Texas. No matter how tough things get, she's seen tougher.

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Dante: "[seeing a Confederate flag] What? Are you serious?"
Lila: "Newsflash, we're in deep Texas."
The stars at night, are big and bright,
deep in the heart of Texas,
The prairie sky is wide and high,
deep in the heart of Texas.
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Of course, nobody I knew in East-Texas in 1989 cared about Newtonian Physics. The only Newtons they cared about were Wayne and Fig.
Sheldon Cooper in Young Sheldon - Season 1 Episode 1
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When a Texan gets knocked off a horse, he gets right back on. That is the second most important thing about bein' a Texan, right after thinkin' you're better than everybody else.
"Did you grow up in Texas?"
Meemaw: "Took my first bath in a ten-gallon hat."
Sheldon: "Texas, Oklahoma... what's the difference?"
Meemaw: "Hey, now, I think you might want to crack open your psychology textbook 'cause that there is crazy talk."
Amy: "Lino's reinventing Thanksgiving."
Zora: "Oh, good. 'Cause if there's anything Texans love, it's different sh-t."
From Scratch - Season 1
Since you went away
I bet you missed your exit
And drove right on through the Lone Star state
There's a seat for you at the rodeo
And I've got every slow dance saved
Besides the Mexican food sucks north of here anyway
Bowling for Soup - Ohio (Come Back to Texas), Album: A Hangover You Don’t Deserve
In Texas, it's football. In Georgia, football. There's an appreciation from the average person about football more than anywhere else. And we have that for basketball in New York. And we'll always have that in New York.
Lila: "So, Richter, why are you such a nihilist?"
Richter: "A what?"
Lila: "I mean, anyone who blasts diesel into the atmosphere like that, truly gives zero f-s about like anything."
Richter: "I'm a Texan. I don't like people telling me what to do. Especially smug, self-righteous, rich, city folk."
In Texas, we practically come out of the womb in jeans.
Are you really a Texan? I mean, really? If I have a headache, I'd put bacon around an Aspirin before I take it.
RJ Scott
Football is to Texas what religion is to a priest.
Don't mess with Texas!
Texas has long been known as the nation's largest energy producer, but we are equally proud of our distinction as the nation's leading energy innovator.
You may all go to hell, and I will go to Texas.
Texas is a hotbed of insanely good bands and musicians.
I dearly love the state of Texas, but I consider that a harmless perversion on my part and discuss it only with consenting adults.
I never saw anything funnier than Texas politics.
When rough times have fallen upon our state in the past, Texans have always responded with generosity and an eagerness to help. The compassionate response to the fires has proven that this community spirit is alive and well.
I felt like the luckiest kid in the world because God had put me on the ground in Texas. I actually felt sorry for those poor little kids that had to be born in Oklahoma or England or some place. I knew I was living in the best place in the world.
The people of the State of Texas consist principally of men, women, and children, with a sprinkling of cowboys. The weather is very good, thermometer rarely rising above 2,500 degrees in the shade and hardly ever below 212.
To me, it's really the heart of Texas. You don't know the Lone Star State until you've experienced Gruene Hall.
In plain Texas talk, it's 'do the right thing'
Texas is OK if you want to settle down and do your own thing quietly, but it's not for outrageous people, and I was always outrageous.
You know the good part about all those executions in Texas? Fewer Texans.
I feel very at home in L.A., I think, because it's dry, and there's sun, like the West Texas I grew up in.
In Texas, there is a certain honor of being a Texan that is doing something the best that you can.
I drank when I was pregnant with you, you turned out fine. There's everybody saying 'don't drink, don't smoke'. I swear - Texas is turning into California.
The average American consumes 55 pounds of beef per year. And then there's Texas, where we can knock that off in a couple of months. Maybe faster if we're talking about smoked brisket.
Sheldon Cooper in Young Sheldon - Season 1 Episode 7
In Texas, the holy trinity is God, Football and barbecue. Not necessarily in that order.
Sheldon Cooper in Young Sheldon - Season 1 Episode 5
Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.
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True courage is about knowing not when to take a life, but when to spare one.
Gandalf in The Hobbit - An Unexpected Journey
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It's a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don't keep your feet, there's no knowing where you might be swept off to.
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Anything is possible if you got enough nerve.
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It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
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Lord Beckett: "You're mad!"
Jack Sparrow: "Well thats good, cause if I wasn't, this'd probably never work."
Captain Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean - Am Ende der Welt
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If there is a country that has committed unspeakable atrocities in the world, it is the United States of America. They don’t care for human beings.
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This is America. Anyone can eat what they want, as long as they eat too much.
Homer Simpson in The Simpsons - Season 24 Episode 5
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We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.
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We may have all come on different ships, but we're in the same boat now.
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Not only are you wrong... but you are belligerently sticking to your guns and insulting me in the process. Robin Scherbatsky, you are an American.
Barney Stinson in How I Met Your Mother - Season 5 Episode 5
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Then conquer we must, when our cause it is just,
And this be our motto: "In God is our trust"
And the star-spangled banner in triumph shall wave
O'er the land of the free and the home of the brave!
Francis Scott Key - Star-Spangled Banner
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One candidate is too old and mentally unfit to be president. The other one is me.
Joe Biden - März 2024
What do you call an Asian Dwayne Johnson?
The Wok.
I'm paranoid. On my stationary bike, I have a rear view mirror.

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