Top 30 Washington State Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Washington State Quotes from famous people such as Christine Gregoire, Norm Dicks, John Delaney, Matt Gonzalez, Patty Murray, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

We've established a Washington State Academy of Science

We’ve established a Washington State Academy of Sciences that will enable us to make decisions based on science about what is right for our state, meaning the quality of our lives will get better.
Christine Gregoire
What I did was sit down with the Washington State officials, with the historic preservation people, with the tribe, the local community, the port of Port Angeles, and we worked this thing out, and we protected the tribe’s interest.
Norm Dicks
The whole action around a carbon pricing mechanism, or carbon tax, is what you do with the money. Both France and Washington state proposed solving climate on the backs of workers. And that’s a bad strategy.
John Delaney
Some types of environmental restoration projects are well-known; restored wetlands, for instance, or coal mine reclamation projects. Recently though, larger dam removal projects have started, a number of them in Washington state.
Matt Gonzalez
Security is still the most important issue facing Washington state residents and millions of Americans – the security of having a job, of access to affordable health care, of a quality education, and of protecting our homeland and defending our nation.
Patty Murray
Even a liberal city will have a prehistoric homophobe. After a show in Washington State, this guy came up to me and said, ‘Your shows was a lot funnier before you started in on your agenda.’ I told him, ‘Please, please keep people like you from coming to my show. I’m glad you had a bad time.’
James Adomian
I was a baseball player at North Central High School in Spokane, Washington even though I was all-city in basketball, even when I signed a letter of intent to play quarterback at Washington State.
Ryne Sandberg
In Washington State, the immigrant population has grown by 42 percent in the five years between 2000 and 2005 – which is an increase from 8 percent to 10.6 percent of the overall population – and the jobless rate in the state has hit a 6 year low.
Dave Reichert
I became an immigrant, civil and human rights advocate, then the first South Asian elected to the Washington State Legislature and the only woman of color in the Washington State Senate, and then was elected in 2016 to the United States Congress.
Pramila Jayapal
I guess that, as a girl from Washington state, I am attracted to a little scruff and men who are able to roll out of bed, throw on a baseball cap, and call it a day.
Mikaela Hoover
I grew up a Seattle Sonics fan, in Washington state.
Mark Lanegan
Washington State was a tough recruiting spot.
Kelvin Sampson
Washington State is great. I’m completely happy at Washington State.
Mike Leach
I come from a town in Washington state that might not be too familiar to Clevelanders called Chelan. It’s really beautiful. It’s about two-and-a-half hours east of Seattle and two-and-a-half hours west of Spokane. It’s right in the middle of the state.
Joe Harris
For me, it started as a child with one of those little wooden jigsaw maps of the U.S., where’s there’s crocodiles on Florida and apples on Washington state. That was my very first map.
Ken Jennings
But if you’re looking to be spooked by really tall trees then you’ve got to go to Washington State.
Dar Williams
Think about how tangible it would be to the citizens of Washington State to finally have the Hanford nuclear site cleaned up. Think about how tangible it would be to the citizens along the Hudson River to fix that pollution. These are some of the most direct things we can do to benefit our environment.
Scott Pruitt
As a kid growing up in a small town in Washington State, my only exposure to New York City was through movies. The town with its towering skyscrapers, fascinating people and teeming energy absolutely captivated me.
Robert Osborne
Washington State has a strong tradition of a positive relationship – positive working relationship between labor and management, whether in the private sector or the public sector. It needs to continue to be that way.
Rob McKenna
As many as three million people are expected to attend the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, British Columbia. The security concerns and economic opportunities are great for both Canada and Washington state.
Rick Larsen
I can finally go home and tell the constituents, law enforcement, and leaders in Washington state that Congress is treating the meth problem with the same urgency and commitment that local communities have been treating it with for years.
Rick Larsen
There’s nothing greener than Washington state. They have the most beautiful vegetation on the planet. And the water is so clean.
Fabio Lanzoni
I’m sure the apple guys from Washington state or the corn guy from Iowa will not like tariffs on corn or apples.
Ildefonso Guajardo Villarreal
Before running for the Washington State Senate in 2014, I had spent 20 years as an activist. I had always believed that we needed to push for change on the outside, through community organizing and advocacy.
Pramila Jayapal
I grew up in a small town in Washington State, so I wasn’t really aware of costume design as a career growing up, but I loved clothes. I remember I saved all my money, and the first thing that I bought was a white blazer, which was to the horror to my parents. But I have always had a strange connection with clothing.
Colleen Atwood
I like California wine, I really like wines from Washington state. I love wines from Spain and Italy. I don’t know about French wines at all.
Joe Maddon
There was a joke going around campus when I was at Washington State. It went, ‘What’s the difference between God and Ryan Leaf?’ The punchline was, ‘God doesn’t think he’s Ryan Leaf.’
Ryan Leaf
When you represent the state of Washington, we have a tradition of deciding social issues by vote. Washington State passed abortion rights before Roe v. Wade and affirmed it at the ballot box later.
Michael Baumgartner
A farm bill in Washington State is a jobs bill.
Suzan DelBene
Since the announcement that Boeing was going to open a plant in Charleston, South Carolina, Boeing has actually created 2,000 new jobs in Washington state. So it’s hard to say you are retaliating against the union when you create 2,000 members to their role.
Alan Wilson