15 Quotes About Texas That Will Embolden Your Texas Pride
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15 Quotes About Texas That Will Embolden Your Texas Pride

'Cause there's really nothing quite like the state of Texas.

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15 Quotes About Texas That Will Embolden Your Texas Pride
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It's true what they say, "everything is bigger in Texas." Everything. From the football to the barbecue; Texas culture is quiet grandeur. After all, there's a reason it's so commercialized. Whether you're a fan of Wild West films or just binge watch Friday Night Lights (guilty as charged), you know exactly what I'm talking about. But, no matter how much you might think you know about Texas, you'll never truly get it until you live there. So Texas, here's to you:


1. "You may all go to hell and I will go to Texas"- Davy Crockett

2. "Texas isn't just a place on a map... it's an idea in the hearts of our people"- George P. Bush

3. "There's a freedom you begin to feel the closer you get to Austin, Texas"- Willie Nelson

4. "Give me an Army of West Point graduates and I'll win a battle... Give me a handful of Texas Aggies and I'll win a war"- George S. Patton

5. "Here's to God and football and, ten years from now, Street, good friends living large in Texas. Texas forever, Street."- Tim Riggins

6. "The eyes of Texas are upon you"- University President Colonel Prather

7. "I must say as to what I have seen of Texas it is the garden spot of the world. The best land and the best prospects for health I ever saw, and I do believe it is a fortune to any man to come here. There is a world of country here to settle"- Davy Crockett

8. "Some folks look at me and see a certain swagger, which in Texas is called 'walking'"- George W. Bush

9. "If a man's from Texas, he'll tell you. If he's not, why embarrass him by asking?"- John Gunther

10. "The sky in Texas is the most amazing sky in the whole country, I think, like you can see more sky in Texas than you can see anywhere else in the world."- Idina Menzel

11. "Sectional football games have the glory and the despair of war, and when a Texas team takes the field against a foreign state, it is an army with banners"- John Steinbeck

12. "Always marry a woman from Texas. No matter how tough things get, she's seen tougher."- Dan Rather

13. "Texas will again lift it's head and stand among the nations. It ought to do so, for no country upon the globe can compare with it in natural advantages."- Sam Houston

14. "Screw you, we're from Texas."- Ray Wylie Hubbard

15. "In Texas, there is a certain honor of being a Texan that is doing something the best that you can."- Matthew McConaughey

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