Prairie Related Quotes



The region west of the Mississippi continued in the popular mind to be a strange land for which the reports of explorers and travellers did the work of fiction, and Cooper's Prairie had few followers.

Carl Clinton Van Doren


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“I think his prairie paintings are his finest work. He put everything he had into them. It was a kind of recollection of his youth, painting very directly and powerfully.”

Walt Reed


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Back in the late 1970's, when I was fifteen years old, I spent every penny I then had in the bank to fly across the continent in a 747 jet to Brandon, Manitoba, deep in the Canadian prairies, to witness a total eclipse of the sun.

Douglas Coupland


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“She is so confident around the green. If anybody has been out to Prairie Vista, you've probably seen her because I think she spends half of her summer out there. She's the type of player who is here before practice putting and chipping.”

Addie Ince


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The four horsemen of the prairie are tornado, locust, drought, and fire, and the greatest of these is fire, a rider with two faces because for everything taken, it makes a return in equal measure.

William Least Heat-moon


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“We knew Prairie was probably not going to go away and that their coaches would challenge them at halftime and they'd come out and respond.”

Dan Sabers


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After the sunset on the prairie, there are only the stars

Carl Sandburg


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Texas was mostly short-grass and tall-grass prairie when modern Europeans arrived here. It really was a land of milk and honey. But when they brought all these cattle onto these relatively small bits of land, and the cattle were allowed to graze freely, they essentially destroyed the prairie.

Philipp Meyer


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East and Gulf Coast states are at risk of hurricanes; prairie and other central and southern states are constantly threatened by tornados; and western states commonly face damaging droughts. Extreme weather does not discriminate by American geography.

Matt Cartwright


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To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee, One clover, and a bee, And revery. The revery alone will do, If bees are few.

Emily Dickinson


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