Quotations About Places
Welcome to Arizona, where summer spends the winter - and hell spends the summer.
Modified 1930s slogan
You know you live in Phoenix when the four seasons are: tolerable, hot, really hot, and are you freakin' kidding me?!
I have been robbed of three million dollars all told. Everyone today is playing my stuff and I don't even get credit. Kansas City style, Chicago style, New Orleans style hell, they're all Jelly Roll style.
Jelly Roll Morton
He's a full-fledged housewife from Kansas with all the prejudices.
Like every other place, I guess, Kansas City was quite a different city when I was a youngster there. They had quite a few clubs, and we had what we used to call jam sessions every night.
It isn't necessary to have relatives in Kansas City in order to be unhappy.
But the dollars spent on economic incentives and new investment strategies are wasted unless we seriously address the two most important economic issues in Kansas: education and health care.
The trip across Arizona is just one oasis after another. You can just throw anything out and it will grow there, I like Arizona.
When I write, I aim in my mind not toward New York but toward a vague spot a little to the east of Kansas.
Myths that need clarification: "Everyone in California lives on a white, sandy beach." False. The only people who live on California beaches are vacationers from Arizona, Utah, and Nevada who own condos.