Top 22 New York State Quotes

Words matter. These are the best New York State Quotes from famous people such as DJ Premier, Alan Hovhaness, Zephyr Teachout, Robert Wilson, Brian Higgins, and theyโ€™re great for sharing with your friends.

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DJ Premier
My mother’s background was Scottish. She came from an old family, some of whom lived in upper New York State and some of whom had come over from Scotland.
Alan Hovhaness
In some states, the attorney general is appointed, but in New York state it’s an independently elected position. The New York attorney general has an obligation to the people first, to her conscience and to the rule of law, not to the governor, and not to the legislature.
Zephyr Teachout
My tax dollar, which goes to New York State Council on the Arts, is by and large only spent to fund people from the state of New York! And you want to be the cultural capital of the world?
Robert Wilson
I’m the most independent and conservative Democrat in New York State.
Brian Higgins
New York state ethics rules prohibit lawyers from soliciting gifts from clients ‘for the benefit of the lawyer or a person related to the lawyer.’
Bill Dedman
We hope that the elected officials will respond positively to a ground swell of letters, phone calls, e-mails and visits from parents. The law clearly states that the responsibility for giving a sound basic education to our children lies with New York State.
Major Owens
I played the organ when I went to military school, when I was 10. They had a huge organ, the second-largest pipe organ in New York State. I loved all the buttons and the gadgets. I’ve always been a gadget man.
Stephen Sondheim
New York State is giant and has some of the most beautiful landscape on the Eastern seaboard. There is so much history in New York State, from the Erie Canal to the Catskills, the birth of American stand-up comedy.
Adam Savage
I’ve lived in New York state almost my entire life, so my votes never count.
Megyn Kelly
The Declaration of Independence says when government fails, the people have the right to replace it. Well, New York State government has failed and the people have the right, indeed the people have the the people have the obligation, to act.
Andrew Cuomo
We’re going to restructure the state government into a government that’s responsive to the needs of New York state taxpayers.
Carl Paladino
The attorney general of New York state has a special authority and responsibility to preserve the integrity of businesses and nonprofits in New York under the state’s own laws as well as under the U.S. Constitution.
Zephyr Teachout
While I was in junior high, I wrote an entire essay in rhyme about manufacturing in New York State. In high school, I won a Scholastic poetry contest.
Jane Yolen
What position are the citizens here in New York City and New York state? No cash bail for misdemeanors or non-violent felonies. You can rob the local drug store and you get a little appearance ticket and you’re right back out on the street.
Dagen McDowell
New York State is upside down and backwards; high taxes and low performance. The New York State government was at one time a national model. Now, unfortunately, it’s a national disgrace. Sometimes, the corruption in Albany could even make Boss Tweed blush.
Andrew Cuomo
I married the man I love when the state of California said I could. We made a family through adoption, as New York State said we could. From the outside, our family – two dads, two sons via adoption – seems like an experiment, but what family isn’t an experiment?
Rumaan Alam
Trump University had neither a license nor a charter from New York State certifying it as an institution of higher education.
Eric Schneiderman
In the end, my pursuit of the elusive New York State driver’s license became about much more than a divorced woman’s learning to drive for the first time.
Suzanne Vega
I grew up outside of DC, New York state, and Connecticut.
Jim Coleman
We have 62 counties in New York State and each has its own system of death investigation.
Michael Baden
I did have a big following in the upper New York area. I was at the New York State Fair a few times over the years. I have areas that I say are my areas.
Bobby Vinton