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Oregon Quotes

We’ve collected the best Oregon Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Sandi Toksvig, Rachel Kushner, John C. Calhoun, Benjamin Percy, John Fahey. Use them as an inspiration.

I grew up in Oregon, and then I lived in San Francisco and New York.
Of the two, I considered it more important to avoid a war with England about Oregon than a war with Mexico, important as I thought it was to avoid that.
I grew up in western Oregon, just outside Eugene, on 27 wooded acres that served as my playground.
Benjamin Percy
Regarding fame, fortune and Oregon I do wish I had more money.
John Fahey
High-quality public educationcombined with other appropriate support, as needed – is the best way to achieve the Oregon Business Plan’s goal of reducing the number of people living in poverty.
I think that ‘Psychopomp’ is very much a Eugene, Oregon record.
In December 2011, a wild gray wolf set foot in California, the first sighting in almost a century. He’d wandered in from Oregon, looking for a mate.
As Members of Congress we can now engage with our constituents via online innovations like the Huffington Post, while a small business in rural Oregon can use the Internet to find customers around the world.
The history of Oregon is partially the history of a state that legislated not wanting black people around.
When Oregon was founded as a state in 1857, its constitution explicitly banned Black people from visiting, living and owning property here.
Maybe there’s something in the Oregon character that pushed me into the kind of life that I took up.
The power to shape Oregon’s future remains where it has always been – in our collective hands.
Ted Kulongoski
I spent a lot of time growing up in Oregon after I left California. Spent a lot of time in the woods.
I’ve experienced first-hand the wonderful work organizations like J Bar J do for young people in Central Oregon and I am encouraged that the federal government is taking an active role in the Cascade Youth and Family Center.
Growing up in Eugene, Oregon, there was everything from The Notorious B.I.G. to Weezer playing in my car.
I grew up in Oregon, where as a teenager I worked with my grandfather Axel on his i shing boat at the mouth of the Columbia River.
A lot of the people in Northern California and parts of Oregon have decided that we are not on the same page as San Francisco and Portland and Los Angeles. I don’t know if six states is a solution because is Washington, D.C. and the rest of the country really going to give California 10 new senators?
Doug LaMalfa
The guy who owned that island was from Oregon and he decided that he wanted to have an Oregon feeling to it, so he planted pine trees all over the place!
Christopher Atkins
I grew up in Oregon so I grew up around reservations, so I’ve always kind of had this knowledge. Not a tremendous amount of knowledge, but an outsider‘s knowledge of what reservation life was like.
NRDC has helped bring hope spots to more of our shared ocean waters. We helped draft and pass a California law creating a network of underwater parks stretching from the Oregon border to the Mexican border.
I wish there were a healthier Republican Party in the state of Oregon.
Cities around the United States do not have land use planning like we have in Oregon, and they are all struggling with issues like affordable housing.
I never thought Oregon would elect to the U.S. Senate a Mormon, but it did.
I grew up in Oregon, so there was always a lot of that folksy, Bob Marley stuff. There was a mural of Bob Marley on a wall at my high school.
Where gays and lesbians are the best organized and most concentrated in numbers are states that President Clinton must carry in order to be reelected in 1996. Among the states are California, New York, Michigan, Oregon, Washington, Massachusetts, Illinois.
Eugene is located in western Oregon, approximately 278 billion miles from anything.
People are frustrated all over the country, whether they’re in Oklahoma or Oregon or San Diego or San Francisco or L.A. or D.C. or New York or Omaha or wherever.
We’re going to come back to Oregon, whether it’s with another show, or a pilot, or a movie. We love working up there. I think it’s got one of the most amazing talent pools of any state in the union.
I was ten years old in 1969, and while we lived in Arizona that year, I spent most of the summer staying with family friends in Portland, Oregon while my parents visited Spain. It was an adventure all around.
Patrick Nielsen Hayden
This activist loves Oregon more than he loves life.
Tom McCall
Being from Oregon, it’s part of who I am.
A healthy environment is essential to a livable Oregon and a strong economy.
Ted Kulongoski
In third grade, I had to an oral report on the state of Oregon. I brought up Big Foot sightings, and I remember there was an argument about whether or not Big Foot was valid history. Ever since then I’ve been thinking about how subjective history is.
We will do whatever it takes to keep Tom Herman at the University of Houston. We’re not going to lose Tom Herman because of money. If Tom Herman wants to go to LSU or Texas or Oregon or Baylor or wherever else, we cannot stop him from doing that. But it’s not going to be because of money.
Now that I’m officially signed with Nike to get to race with the Oregon Project, it’s definitely a dream come true.
I have a big family and had to move them all from the coast of Oregon to New York three times for the workshops and for the actual production itself, which had about a four month development rehearsal schedule.
There is no such thing as a weekend for me when I’m at home on my ranch in Oregon.
I was living down in this awful little redneck town in Oregon, and everyone else was living in Seattle, so we rented a house in Portland, between the two.
I was into acting as a kid. There was a time when I was 18 that I played the boy in a production of ‘Equus’ in Oregon, and I thought that was going to be my life.
Because of the Korean free trade agreement, South Koreans who want Oregon blueberries are gonna see their prices go down because we will be getting rid of a 45 percent tariff on this Oregon product.
I think coming from the Northwest is something that’s born in your blood. On my mom‘s side, I’m, like, a sixth-generation Oregonian. My family came over in the covered wagons, ‘Oregon Trail’-video-game style. Maybe the pioneer mentality runs in my blood because they were all pioneers.
The most effective role for the Oregon Treasury is to continue to demand responsible business practices and use our influence to push for the development of profitable investment opportunities in the clean energy sector.

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