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Colorado Quotes

We’ve collected the best Colorado Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Lawrence M. Krauss, Joe Walsh, W. Bruce Cameron, Nolan Arenado, Terrence Malick. Use them as an inspiration.

I had left the James Gang, left Cleveland, and gone to Colorado because Bill Szymczyk was there, and so were a whole bunch of other people I knew.
I was riding my mountain bike in Colorado, and I met a dog who reminded me so much of my very first dog in the way she interacted with me, looked at me, and wagged her tail that I rode away convinced I’d just very possibly met the reincarnated version of my long lost friend.
I had a great time in Colorado. It just didn’t work out.
I loved my moment in Colorado. I loved everything. I played with excitement.
It was in Austin that I had the idea for ‘Days of Heaven.’ I found myself alone for a summer in the town I had left as a high school student. There were those green, undulating hills, and this very beautiful river, the Colorado. The place is inspired and inspiring.
Terrence Malick
Growing up in Denver, I’m sure it started with loving the Colorado mountains.
Gale Norton
We all recognize that Colorado and our nation have a long and storied tradition of gun ownership for hunting, outdoor recreation and self-defense. However, I am not convinced that combat weapons are necessarily part of that heritage.
I grew up in suburban New York, and my family wasn’t much on traveling, so when I arrived at my alma mater, The Colorado College, I’d never been out West before, seen a 14,000-foot mountain, experienced snow in 70-degree weather, or come into contact with something called a ‘dude.’
What can we do to put more Colorado in Washington and less Washington in Colorado?
If it went on the ballot in Colorado, I would vote to lower the drinking age.
Pete Coors
We lived in Colorado, and my parents were outdoorsy mountain people. My father would always say, ‘Go out and don’t come back until you have something to show me.’ Which meant he wanted me to come back with a scraped knee or an injury. When I went out to play, I felt like I’d better get hurt.
Serving the people of Colorado’s Third Congressional District is the greatest honor of my life.
In terms of all kinds of things, in terms of educational reform, in terms of health care, transportation, Colorado has a chance to be a national model.
When I signed in Colorado, I signed it with the intent of being there for the rest of my career. It wasn’t meant to be.
I trust Colorado families and teachers way more than I trust D.C. central planners who think they know better than parents do.
My father, born in Colorado, met my mother, born in Switzerland, when he went into the finance company where she worked and asked for a loan.
In 2003, as a 21-year-old convert to Islam, I moved from Colorado to Cairo to see what life was like in a Muslim country.
Colorado is a state that people like to be themselves and solve their own problems.
My very first competition was at the end of 2005. Honestly, I just looked it up online and tried to find something local, because I had no idea how to do it or where to start. I did Denver’s Strongest Man here in Colorado, and I won.
When people pay taxes, they are buying a service and benefit for their community. Colorado Tax Tracks shows taxpayers what they pay and what they buy for their money.
One of the defining experiences of my life came in the mid-1980s. After working for two years as a geologist in Colorado, I lost my job and my career during that long recession.
A border collie saved me once when I was pinned under a horse in Colorado. And once when I went through the ice, one of my sled dogs saw me go under, and she got the rest of the team, and they pulled me out of 12 feet of water. I think that dogs offer the only form of unconditional love that’s available to humans.
I’m born in Alaska, grew up in Colorado, went to college in Colorado, went to Colorado State, and I actually finished my degree.
Derek Theler
Some of the best times I’ve spent in Colorado have been in the backcountry with my mom and siblings, and more recently, with my own kids. That is why I’m concerned to see today‘s kids spending more time browsing the Internet than exploring nature.
I’m somebody who has a military background, grew up in Colorado Springs, and has been a Colorado resident basically since I was two and a half.
Whenever I’ve met with businesses that want to locate in Colorado, the state’s infrastructure for moving people and products is a top concern.
If people think that Colorado is a beacon for artists and creative people who are really talented, I think they’re going to be a little happier during the day, and I think they’re going to be a little more successful at their job, no matter what their job is.
It’s illegal to be gay in Little Rock – this is such a reality for so many people, but once people get to these bubbles of New York or L.A. or Boulder, Colorado, they forget.
iO Tillett Wright
Nikola Tesla, one of Colorado’s famous residents, always believed that the gasoline engine made no sense.
Hemp has the potential to be a major boon to Colorado agriculture, giving farmers another viable and profitable option for their fields.
I became a country music fan in 1990 when I moved to Colorado. It was my first exposure to it because I’m from a city. I’ve been a fan of country music ever since.
My mom was a model. She met my dad when he was building the Ritz-Carlton in Colorado and she was modeling there. Although we were very blessed, my parents never wanted us to believe we didn’t have to work. They didn’t want us to think that our situation would get us through life.
Colorado needs a governor who brings people together to create jobs and cut government spending.
In 1984, I managed Walter Mondale’s campaign for president. Mondale won the nomination after a bruising battle with Colorado Senator Gary Hart and Reverend Jesse Jackson.
I remember, when we moved out to Colorado, I was struggling. The mountains were so big, and I wasn’t really prepared or used to it all.
Red Gerard
We need to unleash the entrepreneurial spirit that is alive in Colorado.
When I went to university in Colorado, I was encouraged to write very innovative, experimental things, and some of the short stories in ‘Bearded Ladies‘ are a little bit experimental.
Kate Grenville
In the late 1960s, I ended up in Telluride, Colorado. It wasn’t like the country club that it is now. It was very raw. Skiing was there, but snowboarders have now entirely overrun it.
Let’s diminish the impact and influence D.C. has on the decisions that we make here in Colorado.
George Brauchler
I don’t believe that the science is settled on man-made climate change. And so – while I live in Colorado – you see where I live. I love the environment. And – and I want to make sure we do everything we can to protect the environment. I don’t want government to put artificial standards on us.

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