Top 222 Houston Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Houston Quotes from famous people such as Lou Williams, Jim Nantz, Terence Trent D’Arby, Earl Campbell, Laura Moser, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

I enjoyed my time in Houston but it was short-lived and

I enjoyed my time in Houston but it was short-lived and it really didn’t make a huge impression on my life.
Lou Williams
In 2011, my wife, Courtney, and I, with my amazing mother and sister, opened the Nantz National Alzheimer Center at Houston Methodist Hospital.
Jim Nantz
I know that some people view me as a bit manufactured. But I can’t be Whitney Houston: somebody who is polite and perfect and appeals to your mother and your grandfather.
Terence Trent D’Arby
There had been talk about me getting involved with the new team in Houston. I don’t know if it’s something that will become a realization, but it would be something that I would love to do.
Earl Campbell
My husband and I were married in May 2007 on a sprawling rent-a-ranch in the Texas Hill Country. On the drive from Houston, we’d stopped off for our marriage license in the former produce aisle of a Winn Dixie-turned-courthouse in San Marcos and from there drove off the grid.
Laura Moser
Nobody believed in us. Everybody made fun of Houston basketball. I can’t say I blamed ’em.
Kelvin Sampson
Longer and more frequent delays for international passengers at Bush will only cede business to Houston’s competitors – and the jobs that go along with it.
Kevin Brady
It’s very hot and humid in Houston. Being in L.A. for 10 years, that kind of spoiled me a little bit, so every time I got back home, I’m like, ‘Damn it’s hot out here.’ But I love it.
DeAndre Jordan
First of all, I’m so glad that the city of Houston has a football team again. They have such great fans. I’m really happy for the people of Houston because they deserve a football team.
Earl Campbell
I’ve been singing love songs since I was a toddler, I was singing Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey and even Alicia Keys song, that helped my writing so much.
Gabriella Wilson
You don’t see a lot of super-high-end hotels being built in Houston because it’s so expensive to build, unless you’re in New York and can charge $1,000 a night.
Tilman J. Fertitta
I thought Houston was a small and good stepping stone for me to get my career back on track and get a chance to compete somewhere and get that opportunity to start.
Matt Leinart
One of the things, one of the things that really got to me was the thing in Houston where you had the government, the mayor actually, trying to get the sermons of ministers. When the government tries to invade the church to enforce its own opinion on marriage, that’s when it’s time to resist.
Rand Paul
At first, we knew what was going on in Compton by the music that we heard. We knew what was going on in Chicago by the music that we made. We knew what was going on in Houston by the music that was going on in Houston.
If we look at Houston, which is a very environmentally toxic place, we find that it has one of the highest levels of young men going to prison and also among the highest levels of illiteracy in the country.
Danny Glover
Houston deserves a champion, and I want them to know they have one in Jermall Charlo.
Jermall Charlo
I was raised on gospel. I remember hip-hop and rock music were secular, so basically, for my first ten years living in Detroit, I was on gospel. But when I moved to Houston, that’s when I got to open up my musical horizons.
I never thought I would be the oldest quarterback in the National Football League at one point, not in a million years. I never thought I would play as long as I did, either, seventeen years from start to finish, with stops in Houston, Minnesota, Seattle, and Kansas City.
Warren Moon
Being here in Houston, I have a lot more weight on my shoulders than I did in Portland. I feel a lot more appreciated because I am starting now, and I’m scoring goals.
Jessica McDonald
I wanted to be part of the Houston Astros when they become a good team. That was my motivation… I never had in my mind the idea of playing with any other teams.
Jose Altuve
I mean, I learned a lot from Houston. And you know what? It made me who I am and there’s really no animosity there. In a sense, they did me a favor by allowing me to leave and going to play on another team.
J. D. Martinez
What Whitney Houston has accomplished will never be accomplished. She’s the most famous person on the planet as far as vocaling and her songs. So I’m very happy that I can sit here and say I had a chance to know her. And I’m still dazed that she’s gone. But she lives because her music is so powerful.
Narada Michael Walden
Houston isn’t about a you or an I or a me, it’s about a ‘we.’
Paul Wall
I think if you follow anyone home, whether they live in Houston or London, and you sit at their dinner table and talk to them about their mother who has cancer or their child who is struggling in school, and their fears about watching their lives go by, I think we’re all the same.
Brene Brown
A lot of those young folks look up to me in the city of Houston. I give hope and inspiration and try to change people’s lives for the better in the city of Houston.
Booker T
I went down for a week with the Houston Marshals. I didn’t know that they hated paperwork as much as I hated it. They loathe it, man. They want to be in their cars catching the bad guys. They don’t want to be filling out paperwork about the bad guys, you know, and the ones they’ve caught.
Kelli Giddish
I don’t know how to explain it. A lot of Christians actually like other Christians in Houston. A lot of Christians even like non-Christians in Houston. And, on frequent occasions, a fair amount of non-Christians like us.
Beth Moore
Sometimes I get a lot of stuff, being in Houston, being in a conservative place, and wearing weird stuff that I wear. People don’t get it sometimes. I like it.
DeAndre Hopkins
I grew up in Houston, in a pretty urbane setting.
Mireille Enos
Little old University of Houston jumping up, swinging with the big boys, and that’s something to take pride in. I’m happy for our fans, I’m happy for our alumni, but more importantly, I’m happy for our players.
Kelvin Sampson
Seat assignment didn’t matter if you’re flying Dallas to Houston and you did it 38 times a day. People just got on, you didn’t sit next to your wife, and it was a 45-minute flight. It didn’t matter.
David Neeleman
I'm from Houston, Texas.

I’m from Houston, Texas.
Kendrick Sampson
My introduction of Whitney was that if there’s going to be one performer for the next generation who combined the beauty and lyric phrasing of a Lena Horne with those Gospel fiery roots of an Aretha Franklin, it would be Whitney Houston.
Clive Davis
Rap was an outlet for me to express myself. Nobody was trying to hear no R&B/Funk band from East Houston, so I guess I would rap.
I know I’m not going to be working with the WWE forever. That’s why I’m going to be the Mayor of the city of Houston, so I can move on to the next stage of my life.
Booker T
The Dallas rap scene is growing, and hopefully we get to a level like Houston – everybody supporting each other, building each other up to be great.
Errol Spence Jr.
I’m going to always have a home in Houston, I’m going to always come back.
Megan Thee Stallion
I certainly think that the publishing houses have to learn more about this informal network of literary blogging and get over the idea that sending an author on a book tour – to Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles – is a successful model anymore.
Jay McInerney
I’ve had two owners – Jim Dolan and Les Alexander in Houston. Both were terrific. They wanted to win badly and gave you the resources to win.
Jeff Van Gundy
I started gymnastics when I was six years old. I was at day care, and they took us on a field trip to a gym club, Bannon’s Gymnastix in Houston, and that’s how I got started.
Simone Biles
The shoe culture in Houston is cool. There’s a lot of sneakerheads and a lot of people that love shoes here – a lot more than I thought.
P. J. Tucker
A couple of weeks before the 1992 Houston Open, I was probably as low as I could get confidence-wise. I didn’t think I was going to go any further, and then, out of nowhere, I won that week. That kind of got me going.
Fred Funk
Houston is super cool, and Katy is super cool, and so is Sacramento.
Sage Northcutt
We will do whatever it takes to keep Tom Herman at the University of Houston. We’re not going to lose Tom Herman because of money. If Tom Herman wants to go to LSU or Texas or Oregon or Baylor or wherever else, we cannot stop him from doing that. But it’s not going to be because of money.
Tilman J. Fertitta
For the first time in my life, in my mid-20s, I started to question things. Had I been deceived? I thought I had been destined for something great – to be Whitney Houston or Jennifer Holliday or Phylicia Rashad. I started to realize that a lot of people think that, and it doesn’t happen for almost everyone.
Renee Elise Goldsberry
For the most part, this record is autobiographical. At some point, the story of ‘The Houston Kid’ takes my experiences from 6 to 15 years old, and it sort of cross-pollinates with other kids in my neighborhood. It fuses their experiences with what was going on in my life.
Rodney Crowell
I was born in Texas, you know. I was born in Houston.
Devendra Banhart
Another real problem was over putting our helmets on for re-entry, because we all had severe head colds. They couldn’t come up there and make us. Houston, you have a problem!
Wally Schirra
The city of Houston has treated me really good.
Jose Altuve
I look forward to making tangible and inspirational contributions to the Houston Technology Center’s initiatives. HTC is an engine behind Houston’s and Texas’ continued growth.
Walter O’Brien
For sure, I would love to fight in Houston.
Derrick Lewis
I’m always watching. I’m watching everybody. San Antonio, Houston, Golden State, Washington, Boston, I’m watching everything. And my mind is always going: it’s always running, and you’re always trying to get an advantage somehow.
Tyronn Lue