“I got cussed out by my mom this morning because she’s been dying to meet Pop. She told me today that I better make sure that she gets to meet him.”
Demar DeRozan – San Antonio Spurs guard on his mother wanting to meet legendary Spurs Coach Greg Popovich.
“I shall try to tell the truth, but the result will be fiction.”
Katherine Anne Porter
Sadly, even an attempt at telling the truth seems to have fallen out of fashion.
“Like most passionate nations, Texas has its own history based on, but not limited by, facts.”
John Steinbeck, Travels With Charlie, 1962
“I’m anti-Obama, but I don’t think they are coming to take our guns away. I’m a whole lot more worried about the UN coming in and taking over the Alamo than I am about the federal government coming in and taking my guns away.”
Unidentified and uninformed Bastrop resident.
“But that’s the thing about East Texas. Red dirt never quite washes out, and pine pollen is tenacious as original sin. You can leave East Texas, for Houston, for the Metroplex, for the Commonwealth, for New York, or Bonn or Tokyo or Kowloon; but you can never quite leave it behind.”
― Markham Shaw Pyle
“I wanna wake up in Texas. I miss those wide open skies. I miss my 20 acres, barbecues and pecan pies, oh, why? When I’m so far from you Texas, all I can do is cry.” Sandy the Squirrel from SpongeBob Squarepants.
“Texas history has its share of good men, bad men, and a few who couldn’t make up their minds.” -Mike Blakely