Friday, May 06, 2005

Arizona Quotes

The Grand Canyon is carven deep by the master hand; it is the gulf of silence, widened in the desert; it is all time inscribing the naked rock; it is the book of earth.  ~Donald Culross Peattie, The Road of a Naturalist, 1941 You know you're an Arizona native when... a rainy day puts you in a good mood.  ~Marshall Trimble, quoted in You Know You're an Arizona Native, When... compiled by Don Dedera, 1993 I'll take heat rash over frost bite any day.  ~Ken Travous You know you're from Arizona when you drive two miles around a parking lot looking for a shady place - even in the dead of winter.  ~Local Saying Once, it was so damned dry, the bushes followed the dogs around.  ~Nancy Dedera You know you're an Arizona native when you run to the window just to watch a dust storm.  ~Marshall Trimble, quoted in You Know You're an Arizona Native, When... compiled by Don Dedera, 1993 Baseball, it is said, is only a game.  True.  And the Grand Canyon is only a hole in Arizona.  ~George F. Will You know you're from Arizona when you feed your chickens ice cubes to keep them from laying hard-boiled eggs.  ~Local Saying You know you're an Arizona native when you "hug" a cactus only once in your lifetime.  ~Nancy Dedera, quoted in You Know You're an Arizona Native, When... compiled by Don Dedera, 1993 You know you're an Arizona native when you have to look up "mass transit" in the dictionary.  ~Paul Johnson, quoted in You Know You're an Arizona Native, When... compiled by Don Dedera, 1993 A hundred ten in the shade is sorta hot, but you don't have to shovel it off your driveway.  ~Author Unknown "Heat, ma’am!" I said; "it was so dreadful here, that I found there was nothing left for it but to take off my flesh and sit in my bones."  ~Sydney Smith, Lady Holland’s Memoir  (It's actually not about Arizona, but it fits!) Related Quotations: Places Page Information: www.quotegarden.net/arizona.html document.write(La

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