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25 Mississippi Quotes

Mississippi is a state of USA and there is a world famous river named Mississippi. Mississippi is widely present in modern and medieval literature. This is a collection of 25+ Mississippi quotes and sayings.



Mississippi is like my mother. - Kathryn Stockett
To understand the world, you must first understand a place like Mississippi. - William Faulkner
Everyone thinks because you're from the south you know everyone down there, but it's not like that; I never knew nothing about no Mississippi. - Buddy Guy
Elvis was the only man from Northeast Mississippi who could shake his hips and still be loved by rednecks, cops, and hippies. - Jimmy Buffett
Nothing could stop Mississippi. - Gwendolyn Brooks
Only remember west of the Mississippi it's a little more look, see, act. A little less rationalize, comment, talk. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
The distance between taking social action and having the knowledge is as wide as the mouth of the Mississippi. - Mort Sahl
The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world; there is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi. - George Catlin
When you're from Weir, Mississippi, almost everywhere you go looks like the big city. - Roy Oswalt
Death and loss, they plague you. So do memories. Like the Mississippi's incessant slap against the levees, they creep up with deceptive sweetness before grabbing your heart and pulling it under. - Karen White
She was so Southern that she cried tears that came straight from the Mississippi, and she always smelled faintly of cottonwood and peaches. - Sarah Addison Allen
You cannot surprise an individual more than twice with the same marvel. - Mark Twain, Life on the Mississippi
With us, when you speak of ‘the river,’ though there be many, you mean always the same one, the great river, the shifting, unappeasable god of the country, feared and loved the Mississippi. - William Alexander Percy
I'm a black writer from Mississippi. That's what I most consider myself. - Kiese Laymon
It's a treat to beat your feet on the Mississippi mud. - James Kavanaugh
The Mississippi, the Ganges, and the Nile,... the Rocky Mountains, the Himmaleh, and Mountains of the Moon, have a kind of personal importance in the annals of the world. - Henry David Thoreau
History - a vast Mississippi of falsehoods. - Matthew Arnold
The Mississippi is not the only river. There's the Tallahatchie and the Big Black. People have been put in the river year after year, these things been happening. - Fannie Lou Hamer
To watch your home change in front of you is surprising. But at the same time, going someplace like Mississippi, makes me appreciate even this. - Jacqueline Woodson
The time for running has come to an end. You tell them white folk in Mississippi that all the scared niggers are dead! - Stokely Carmichael
The boy didn't know where he and his family were, other than one name: Mississippi. - Larry Brown
Time is like the Mississippi River. It only flows in one direction. You can never go back. - Suzanne Woods Fisher
You can take the girl out of Mississippi but you can't take the Mississippi out of the girl. - Kristi Cook
The Mississippi Delta is not always dark with rain. Some autumn mornings, the sun rises over Moon Lake, or Eagle, or Choctaw, or Blue, or Roebuck, all the wide, deep waters of the state, and when it does, its dawn is as rosy with promise and hope as any other. - Lewis Nordan
The preacher man says it's the end of time And the Mississippi River, she's a going dry!!! - Hank Williams
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