Northwest Quotes by Katherine Dunn, Kyle MacLachlan, Joe Harris, Nancy Johnson, Mark Duplass, Mike Barnicle and many others.
The metaphor of the subterranean is at work in a lot of Northwest writers and artists. Zooming in closer and closer and closer, then below, to the worms and the centipede.
I always think of the Pacific Northwest as giant trees and rain and clouds and dampness, like the Native American art from that area. That all says Pacific Northwest to me. Salmon. It really only exists on the Western side of the Cascades.
I grew up in the Northwest, so I was always a really big Sonics fan. I loved Gary Payton, Shawn Kemp, a lot of those players who were really good through the ’90s.
House passage is good news for the Northwest corner and our environment.
They’re each on separate coasts but I think that the deep Maine woods shares some similarities to the Pacific Northwest.
Charleston, South Carolina, is about a 90-minute drive northwest of Beaufort and Parris Island. It is an old city reborn with new charm and an influx of snowbirds from the North attracted by its ease, comfort and accessibility.
The reigning mythology of the Northwest is obviously nature, and the reigning mythology of the Northeast corridor is culture.
I grew up in northwest London on a council estate. My parents are Irish immigrants who came over here when they were very young and worked in menial jobs all their lives, and I’m one of many siblings.
In the 19th Century people were looking for the Northwest Passage. Ships were lost and brave people were killed, but that doesn’t mean we never went back to that part of the world again, and I consider it the same in space exploration.
Alexandre Antoine Davy de la Pailleterie – father of the future Alex Dumas – was born on February 26, 1714, in the Norman province of Caux, a region of rolling dairy farms that hung above great chalk cliffs on the northwest coast of France.
We depend on our rivers and dams for energy, transportation, irrigation and recreation and I will continue this year to fight for what’s best for the Pacific Northwest.
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 quality of our Airmen in Montana coupled with the proven mission excellence of the 120th Airlift Wing, and historical need for assets to fight the devastating forest fires we continue to see in Montana and the Northwest United States, should have mandated the relocation of these assets to Montana.
I’m from Oakland and San Francisco, so I feel like the Pacific Northwest starts there and goes north – so, it’s home to me.
I lived in New York City for a while and miss it like it’s a person. Although I grew up in the Pacific Northwest, I’m a New Yorker at heart. A stroll through Central Park, a visit to the MET, a show on Broadway. There is no other city like it in the world!
Every vice president since Mondale has lived up on this hill, on the twelve-acre campus of the Naval Observatory in Northwest Washington. It’s a pretty house with a wraparound porch and a white turret.
Salmon recovery in the Northwest is a complex issue and requires a comprehensive regionwide effort. Dam removal is not the answer. It would have a devastating impact on our region’s energy and transportation infrastructure and may do little to even help salmon listed as threatened or endangered.
Throughout my campaign for Congress, I promised the people of Northwest Georgia that I would be the strongest defender of gun rights on Capitol Hill.
The Snake and Columbia river system is vital to the Pacific Northwest.
I think ‘North by Northwest’ and ‘Rope’ and Rear Window’ and ‘Psycho’ are on my list of favorite all time movies. I just think his kind of command as a director was almost unparalleled, and I feel like in certain ways the sort of character-based thriller owes more to Hitchcock than anyone.
Well, I think breathing life into the Endangered Species Act, taking those wolves back into Yellowstone, restoring the salmon in the rivers of the Pacific Northwest.
Remember, the Arctic didn’t have any ice. And the Northwest Passage was wide open. They were raising grapes in Scotland for God sakes, had a huge winery. Iceland was a farming community. As some of the glaciers retreated they found villages that were covered with ice.
I think something I explore a little bit in my music is how there’s this majestic, natural beauty in the Pacific Northwest, but also this kind of underlying eeriness.
I like the whole Pacific Northwest.
I arrived in Spain at three years old when my dad played in Valencia. Then we spent a lot of time in Vigo in the northwest part of Spain.
The Northwest, to make a generalization, is a fairly sensitive populace. Slightly self-conscious and very self-reflexive.
The North Korean landscape is strikingly beautiful in places. It could be said to resemble America’s Pacific Northwest – but substantially drained of color.
My district is centered around the progressive college town of Boulder, Colorado, and the high-tech U.S. 36 corridor. It goes from the well-established suburbs of northwest Denver in Adams County to the beautiful mountain towns of Vail and Breckenridge and the majestic Western Slope of the Rocky Mountains.
The Pacific Northwest depends on inexpensive renewable energy from our dams.
Alaska Airlines and I have a lot in common, so coming together to delight travelers with savory, high quality food from the Pacific Northwest made sense.
I started at home as a kid putting on shows and lip-syncing Michael Jackson for the grown-ups. Then, in musicals and plays in school. At 17, I was performing in coffee shops and in parking lots at Phish shows. At 18, I had a band that played local shows in the Northwest.
To me, the Northwest is the best. The air, it feels cleaner. The people are so nice and caring. Every time I fly in on a plane, I say, ‘I’m never leaving here.’ It’s just different. People who aren’t from here don’t get it. It just fits certain people.
I’m from outside Philadelphia, a town called Wayne, which is, like, 25 minutes northwest.
My husband hailed from Dagenham; he’s an Essex boy. Me myself, I come from Derry City in the northwest of Ireland, so we love to get back.
I prefer to be a mother in the Pacific Northwest! I grew up outside of Seattle and personally find it to be the most beautiful place in the world.
They started saying stuff like ‘Should we cut the movie? Is it too this, too that?’ It got drastic. It got heated. I said, ‘Wait a minute, folks. I didn’t make ‘Smokey’ for big-city audiences. I made it for the South, the Midwest and Northwest. Those are my people.’
It has to be because unemployment problems in northwest Indiana are similar to those in southeast Chicago.
My first year of pro ball I played in the Northwest league and made the all-star team, and the next year I played I led the team in hitting and was third or fifth in the league.
Not considering this opening worthy of more attention, I continued our pursuit to the Northwest, being desirous to embrace the advantages of the prevailing breeze.
Life here (in the Pacific Northwest, not in Vancouver, Seattle, Portland or the chain of buildings connecting them but in the rest of the place, out west and east from the north-south I-5 river) can sometimes feel like a half-dream, half-myth.
Northwest Ohio is flat. There isn’t much up. The land is so flat that a child from Toledo is under the impression that the direction hills go is down. Sledding is done down from street level into creek beds and road cuts.
In the spring of 1984, I went to the northwest of France, to Normandy, to prepare an NBC documentary on the 40th anniversary of D-Day.
In the night there’s sometimes a sort of cursed quality to the Pacific Northwest.
‘North by Northwest’ was a big influence for ‘The Bourne Identity.’
It is no secret that those of us in the Northwest believe the Administration’s proposal to drive up the cost of electricity in our region is not only misguided, but also will not achieve the intended goal of raising money for the treasury.
I don’t think I would live outside of the Northwest. I think the quality of life in Portland is really good. People move from intense, high-powered jobs, and move to Portland, work half as much and live twice as good.
The Northwest Passage is Canadian. People can’t just abuse it.
The Northwest is in better shape than it was eight years ago.
I didn’t really grow up listening to blues, because I grew up in the Northwest. It wasn’t really the center for blues.
Cities and towns throughout central and northwest Connecticut have strong industrial histories and are now in the process of transitioning into new sources of economic growth. I’m doing what I can to be a strong partner in these efforts.
When I started watching movies, I saw a lot of Hitchcock films. When I was 10, I saw ‘North by Northwest’ and movies like that.
Under the new government of the Constitution, beginning in 1789, all of the peacetime measures were repeated: chaplains, prayers, memorials of Thanksgiving, the Northwest Ordinance, funding for the Christian education of Indians.
I was very thin, exceedingly thin. If you look at ‘North By Northwest,’ you’ll get a clue.
Coming out of the Northwest and that environment to shoot hip-hop videos, it’s a little atypical of a place to be, you know.
I met a person on my rural tour in northwest Wisconsin who said to me, ‘I feel politically homeless.’ And we need to re-engage that person.