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23 Best Texas Quotes To Fill You With Pride

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Did you know that John Steinbeck once said, "Texas is a state of mind. Texas is an obsession. Above all, Texas is a nation in every sense of the word."

While you can take a man out of Texas, you can never take Texas out of the man. Texas is all about living in the moment, it's all about free spirits , there's place better than Texas.

Texas is an obsession, Texas is a nation in every sense of the word. With its enormous range of space, climate and physical appearance, Texas is an integral part of The United States of America and in the heart of all Americans. It is impossible to sum up Texas without running out of adjectives. The spirit of Texans is known to be free and liberated, they create an air around them that makes Texas so livable. As rightly said by Sam Houston that Texas has yet to learn 'submission to any oppression', Texas continues to be an inspiration. Fun fact, Houston is named after Sam Houston, and Houston is known for space exploration.

As Red Adair once said, that you may travel the world, but never find a place quite like Texas, it stands true perpetually. The charm of the state is evergreen and forever welcoming. Keep your spirits high, like always, fellow Texans! Have a great read and do check out Alaska quotes, and quotes about America.

Texas Pride Quotes

These Texas quotes will make your heart swoon with pride. Being a Texan is indeed a privilege. It's an inexplicably stunning experience and surely something to be immensely proud of. These Texas quotes will make you relive that pride of all the elements that makes Texas so special. So, read aloud these Texas quotes with pride. Have an amazing read!

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

- Matthew McConaughey.

2. "There’s no better place than Texas to start over."

- John Connelly.

3. "I think Texans have more fun than the rest of the world."

- Tommy Tune.

4. "Texas is a blend of valor and swagger."

- Carl Sandburg.

5. "The sky in Texas is the most amazing sky in the whole world. I think you can see more sky in Texas than you can see anywhere else in the world."

- Idina Menzel.

6. "You can take the girl out of Texas but not the Texas out of the girl."

- Janine Turner.

Quotes About Texans

Read these quotes out aloud with your fellow Texans and relive the joy of being a Texan. And, if you're not a Texan then the following quotes will surely make you crave to be one. That's the spirit of Texas, unbound, free and amazing. Have a great read, folks!

7. "People from all over the United States can pick Texas out on the map. Even if they're not American, people know about Texas. All over the world, traveling Texans tend to identify as Texan rather than American, because, well, we get treated like celebrities when we do."

- Elizabeth Abrahamsen.

8. "There is a special mystique to Texas. Texans represent many things to the uninitiated: we are bigger than life in our boots and Stetsons, rugged individualists whose two-steppin' has achieved world-wide acclaim, and we were the first to define hospitality."

- Ann Richards.

9. "A born Texan has instilled in his system a mindset of no retreat and no surrender. I wish everyone the world over had the dominating spirit that motivates Texans."

- Billy Clayton.

10. "One day, it just dawned on me that I'm from Texas, and that's what I am."

- Sissy Spacek.

11. "Some folks look at me and see a certain swagger, which in Texas is called 'walking'."

- George W. Bush.

12. "Texans ignored 'better', long ago forgot the useless word 'good'. Everything in Texas is 'best'."

- Edward Smith.

13. "There’s a vastness here and I believe that the people who are born here breathe that vastness into their soul. They dream big dreams and think big thoughts, because there is nothing to hem them in."

- Conrad Hilton.

14. "Never forget, son, when you represent Texas, always go first class."

- James Michener.

Famous Quotes About Texas

Top view of downtown San Antonio in Texas USA.

These famous Texas quotes will make you reflect on all the things that makes Texas so remarkable and distinct. Its distinction lies in its liberal, unchained spirits, something that doesn't just makes it worthy of a grand life but an inspiration across globe.

15. "For all its enormous range of space, climate, and physical appearance, and for all the internal squabbles, contentions, and strivings, Texas has a tight cohesiveness perhaps stronger than any other section of America."

- John Steinbeck.

16. "I love Texas because Texas is future-oriented, because Texans think anything is possible. Texans think big."

- Phil Gramm.

17. "Texas does not, like any other region, simply have indigenous dishes. It proclaims them. It congratulates you, on your arrival, at having escaped from the slop pails of the other 49 states."

- Alistair Cooke.

18. "Texas has a tight cohesiveness perhaps stronger than any other section of America. Rich, poor, Panhandle, Gulf, city, country, Texas is the obsession, the proper study, and the passionate possession of all Texans."

- John Steinbeck.

19. "You don’t just move into Texas. It moves into you."

- Manny Fernandez.

20. "Only Texas could turn defeat into a legend--and a song, and a tourist attraction, and a major motion picture."

- Rosemary Kent.

21. "As a Texan and a country music fan, I didn't learn George Strait songs; I knew them the same way I know English."

- Jack Ingram.

22. "Texas women are like snowflakes. Individually they may be pretty, but put together, they can stop traffic."

- Cathy Bonner.

23. "There's a freedom you begin to feel, the closer you get to Austin, Texas."

- Willie Nelson.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for Texas Quotes then why not take a look at our patriotic quotes, or American Dream quotes.

Written By
Srija Chanda

Sriya is a student studying for a Master's in Mass Communication at St. Xavier’s University, having completed her journalism degree. She has worked in PR and social media and participated in a youth parliament. Kolkatta-based Sriya likes reading books, watching movies, and traveling.

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