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Small Towns Quotes

We’ve collected the best Small Towns Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Tom Brokaw, Mitt Romney, Ellen Gilchrist, Ekta Kapoor, George Kittle. Use them as an inspiration.

When I read ‘To Kill a Mockingbird,’ I was so struck by the universality of small towns.
This President takes his inspiration from the capitals of Europe; we look to the cities and small towns of America. This President puts his faith in government. We put our faith in the American people.
I have lived most of my life in small towns, and I’m in the habit of knowing and talking to everyone.
Ellen Gilchrist
TV is very mass, especially now that boxes are shifting to small towns.
I grew up in small towns in Iowa and the Midwest.
Small towns are so rich.
I hate small towns because once you‘ve seen the cannon in the park there’s nothing else to do.
Lenny Bruce
I suppose more than anything, it’s the way of life in this part of the country that influences my writing. In Eastern North Carolina, with the exception of Wilmington, most people live in small towns.
I love playing small towns, but in Sweden, it’s sometimes a little bit weird, because all small towns are just so close to bigger cities that people are not as grateful when you show up as they are in Odessa, Texas.
I meet a lot of young people in the Midwest, and I saw what a difference a show like In the Life can make to their lives in some of these small towns where, you know, there are probably two gay people in the whole damn town.
A manufacturing resurgence is what will give local communities and small towns across America a fighting chance for survival. Many of today‘s American entrepreneurs come from those very places but make their wealth elsewhere. We need to change that.
In small towns, bored teenagers turn their eyes longingly to the exciting doings in the big cities, pining for urban amenities like hipster bars and farmersmarkets and indie-rock festivals. Like everyone else, they want the vibrant and they will not be denied.
The secrets of small towns have fascinated writers and readers since the first psychological thriller was penned.
Many small towns I know in Maine are as tight-knit and interdependent as those I associate with rural communities in India or China; with deep roots and old loyalties, skeptical of authority, they are proud and inflexibly territorial.
There is a comfortable feeling in small towns. It is salubrious.
I grew up with this crazy upbringing of living many places and always being the new kid in town, not like a service brat where you’re always going to school with other new kids in town. I was constantly arriving in small towns and going to school with kids who‘d been together since they were in kindergarten.
I’ve had gay friends who grew up in small towns in France who had to lie for most of their lives, even to themselves. But eventually such lies become stronger than the people, and they have to face them.
Guillaume Canet
Death is a fact of life, no matter where you live. Taking care of the dying is a necessity everywhere. Those are not conditions exclusive to small towns.
Kent Haruf
I’m all about small towns. I think it’s a great place to grow up.
Those who live in small towns definitely are the ones who have so much of apnapan, as compared to the cold-hearted people in metros such as Delhi or Mumbai.
Veterans come from all walks of life, and they live in small towns and big cities, in red states and blue states.
As a viewer, I love to watch reality shows, and being a part of the industry, I feel it helps a lot. There are a lot of talented artists in small towns and villages of India, and these shows are a huge platform to showcase their talent and bring them to the forefront.
Walmart‘s period of explosive growth coincided with decades of wage stagnation and deindustrialization. By applying relentless downward pressure on prices and wages, the company came to dominate both consumer spending and employment in small towns and rural areas across the middle of the country.
But instead of that stuff you get relationships with people and neighbors that you would never get in a city. People in small towns are a lot more open.
Simply put, some of our small towns need to modernize their infrastructure so that we can support efforts to grow the economy but lack the property tax base they need to fully fund these projects on their own.
There are so many people who don’t know small towns exist. When I write, I want to give my readers two things: one is a sense of consolation, and two, I want to make them laugh.
What we don’t talk about enough is Ohio‘s unique and remarkable quality of life. We are a state of cities, small towns and growing suburbs where life is affordable and destinations within reach. There is no better place to raise a family.
Bob Taft
A lot of people come from small towns, and they come here wondering ‘Can I really make it in Hollywood?’ When I went to L.A., I knew I was going to make it. There’s no doubt about it. Why? Because I’m from Chicago!
In the years when teenagers really need to be connected to somebody, they aren’t; especially in small towns where kids are bored and look for something to get them going.
I write about people in small towns; I don’t write about people living in big cities. My kind of storytelling depends upon people that have time to talk to each other.
Lee Smith
We set the town on fire and burned down every house as a warning to other small towns along the river.
Knute Nelson
A lot of small towns in Texas have only volunteer fire departments. And even though they’re called volunteer fire departments, they are usually very professional and have great training and usually have good equipment.
Standup keeps me grounded and keeps me in touch. I get to go from small towns to big cities, across Canada and the U.S., and you’re out there and talking to people. You get a sense of what they respond to.
My films play only in Bengal, and my audience is the educated middle class in the cities and small towns. They also play in Bombay, Madras and Delhi where there is a Bengali population.
President Johnson and I have a lot in common. We were both born in small towns and we’re both fortunate in the fact that we think we married above ourselves.
Back home, I find small towns very peaceful. When my father and uncle were still in the film business, we had a tradition of travelling to the temple town of Srisailam to screen every film before its release. I still go there often.
It is interesting to be here and to see that for certain actors they have to live in a way that you think of nobody living anymore except for in small towns. They have such elaborate double lives.
I speak at a lot of banquets in small towns, because small towns have so many great people.
Woody Hayes
I’ve always thought that jazz needs to be heard by a wider audience in Puerto Rico. I want to put together a series of free concerts in the small towns – one with Miles Davis music, another with bebop, maybe Duke Ellington. I want younger people to see what is possible.
Miguel Zenon
I get nostalgic about having lived in Ames, Iowa, even though being a vegetarian in Iowa is not fun. But I really love Durham more than any place I’ve ever been; some small towns can be really provincial and strangling, but Durham is the best city in the world.

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