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The Best Georgia Quotes & Georgia Instagram Captions
Here are my favorite quotes about Georgia, including inspiration from poems, literature, pop culture, song lyrics, and quotes by famous Georgia authors!
There ain’t no revolution, only evolution, but every time I’m in Georgia I eat a peach for peace. -Duane Allman
Twyla, I love your outfit, you look like a little Georgia peach.- Alexis, Schitts Creek
I have a lot of friends that are ex-Miss Alabamas and ex-Miss Georgias. -Fannie Flagg
Macon has such a rich musical history – and the state of Georgia, as well. -Jason Aldean
I’m a peanut farmer at heart, still grow peanuts on my farm in Georgia. -Jimmy Carter
As long as what is is-and Georgia is Georgia-I will take Harlem for mine. At least, if trouble comes, I will have my own window to shoot from. -Langston Hughes
There is no tradition more worthy of envy, no institution worthy of such loyalty, as the University of Georgia. -Larry Munson
We on the grind in Georgia -Field Mob
Be cocky. Walk into the Georgia Dome like you own it. -Mary Lou Retton
I ask all Americans with a conscience to shun anything and everything to do with the murderous state of Georgia. -Michael Moore
My mom has an English accent, so we always referred to the trunk as the ‘boot.’ And then, suddenly, we moved to Georgia and I would say things like ‘open the boot’ with a bit of an accent, and I quickly realized I had to adapt; that kind of thing will get you beat up! -Nicole Beharie
He’s leaving on that midnight train to Georgia. Said he’s going back to a simpler place and time. -Gladys Knight and the Pips
Down in Atlanta on Harris Street, everybody that you meet can do that rag, called the Georgia Rag -Blind Willie McTell
I believe Georgia should aspire to nothing less than greatness And I believe greatness is within our grasp. -Sonny Perdue
I intend to make Georgia howl. -William Tecumseh Sherman
Macon has such a rich musical history – and the state of Georgia, as well. -Jason Aldean
My version of ‘Georgia’ became the state song of Georgia. That was a big thing for me, man. It really touched me. Here is a state that used to lynch people like me suddenly declaring my version of a song as its state song. That is touching. -Ray Charles
Doing that Georgia Grind, that old Georgia Grind. -Louis Armstrong
Sprinting for a full day in Atlanta in midsummer proved very challenging. That humidity is crazy. Georgia is a beautiful state, but the weather is intense. I was warned, but for some reason, I thought it would be like L.A. in the summer. The reality? No. -Theo James
I lived in Atlanta for a couple of years while getting my master’s at Georgia State. I thought I hated it at the time, but I’ve been back a couple of times since, and there’s no place I’ve lived to which returning is so much like visiting a place I only remember from my dreams. -David Liss
Tennessee’s a hillbilly dumping ground, and Georgia’s a lousy state too. -Flannery O’Connor
Climate change is a reality and if left unchecked, rising ocean tides will harm Georgia’s Atlantic coast and threaten our state’s robust tourism and shipping industries. -James L. Barksdale
I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia, the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit together at the table of brotherhood. -Martin Luther King, Jr.
I love David Bowie and Cher and Diana Ross. I wanted to follow in their footsteps. So I set out to do that in a rock-‘n’-roll band in Atlanta, Georgia. That led me to nightclubs and to the sort of Andy Warhol experience of creating a personality.-RuPaul
Only another writer, someone who had worked his heart out on a good book which sold three thousand copies, could appreciate the thrill that overcame me one April morning in 1973 when Dean Rivers of our small college in Georgia appeared at my classroom door. -James A. Michener
Georgia is further south than some parts of Texas will ever be.- John Grail, Outlaws
It was said by Fisher Ames that “falsehood proceeds from Maine to Georgia, while truth is pulling on his boots.” -Fisher Ames
Once upon a time, a Georgian printed a couple of books that attracted notice, but immediately it turned out that he was little more than an amanuensis for the local blacks–that his works were really the products, not of white Georgia, but of black Georgia. Writing afterward as a white man, he swiftly subsided into the fifth rank. -Joel Chandler Harris
I can make this march, and I will make Georgia howl! -William Tecumseh Sherman
Bring the good old bugle, boys! we’ll sing another song. Sing it with a spirit that will start the world along. Sing it as we used to sing it, fifty thousand strong, While we were marching through Georgia. -Henry Clay Work
I understood that my family was rich in love but would probably never own the land my father, John, dreamed of owning. My mother, Willie Ella Mays Clarke, was a washerwoman for poor white folks in the area of Columbus, Georgia where the writer Carson McCullers once lived.-John Henrik Clarke
Other arms reach out to me Other eyes smile tenderly Still in peaceful dreams I see The road leads back to you. Georgia, oh Georgia, no peace I find… Just an old sweet song Keeps Georgia on my mind. – Stuart Gorrell and Hoagy Carmichael in “Georgia On My Mind”
In Georgia where children work day and night in the cotton mills, they have just passed a bill to protect song birds. What about the little children from whom all song is gone? -Mother Jones
I have a dream: that one day, right down in Georgia and Mississippi and Alabama, the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to live together as brothers. -Martin Luther King Jr.
When it’s springtime down in Georgia, it’s wintertime up in Maine. -Elton John
I live in Atlanta, Georgia, and none of the other Backstreet Boys live in Georgia. So a lot of times, when people come to my house they’re like, ‘Hey, is A.J. here?’ Or, ‘Is Kevin here?’ Or, ‘Is Nick in the bathroom?’ -Brian Littrell
Smokey and The Bandit was just a lark. All we did was run up and down those Georgia roads wrecking cars and having the time of our life. -Jerry Reed
We need to recognize that, whether you’re looking at Georgia or North Carolina or North Dakota or Florida, that the disenfranchisement of voters, the suppression of votes, cuts across every community, and therefore, it cuts across partisanship.-Stacey Abrams
Here in Georgia, we continue to grapple with our own vestiges of hate. The image carved into Stone Mountain, like Confederate monuments across this state, stand as constant reminders of racism, intolerance, and division.-Stacey Abrams
I kinda like Florida. It’s hot as hell, but we moved to Tallahassee, which is so close to Georgia. It really wasn’t Florida the way people think of Florida. It wasn’t south Florida. But you could still easily drive to Panama City Beach and get a little bit of Redneck Riviera if you want that. Get some airbrushed T-shirts on, and you’re done.-Tony Hale
For one, the ‘countryness’ is pretty much in my blood. I’m from Georgia, down south. That voice just lives in me.-Lil Nas X
So today I say, the outlook in Georgia has never been brighter.-Roy Barnes
You know what the lowest-rated episode we ever had was? Where Captain Kirk kissed Uhuru – a white man kissing an African-American woman. All the stations in the American South – in Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana – refused to air it. And so our ratings plummeted.-George Takei
I’m vegan, so obviously there is not a lot to eat in Georgia. – Eliza Scanlen
Oh Atlanta, hear me calling. -Bad Company
I intend to make Georgia howl.-William Tecumseh Sherman
Growing up in Georgia, I used to think people up north or out west were so different. They’re really not. They’re just regular people who live in small towns. They grow up and try to raise families and have a job and go to church and play softball. It’s that way everywhere.-Alan Jackson
I’ve come to realize how much it really was a part of my upbringing, the Georgia part. We were away from town. It was just dirt and trees and spouses. And a lot of kids – my cousins, who were all like brothers and sisters to me – just a lot of kids at one time.-Alice Smith
Okay, very important question. On one hand, Florida has beaches, but on the other hand, Georgia has peaches. So it’s beaches versus peaches. See my predicament?- Erica, The Goldbergs
This ‘Whoa, Nellie!’ thing is overrated. There were all kinds of stories going around. People said I had a mule in Georgia named Nellie. Well, we had a mule in Georgia, but her name was Pearl.-Keith Jackson
That Georgia sun was blood red and going down. -Tanya Tucker
You might be a redneck if you have started a petition to change the National Anthem to Georgia on My Mind.-Jeff Foxworthy
We need comprehensive immigration reform. Dr. King wouldn’t be pleased at all to know that there are millions of people living in the shadow, living in fear in places like Georgia and Alabama.-John Lewis
I look back on my life, comin’ out of Macon, Georgia – I never thought I’d be a superstar, a living legend. I never heard of no rock and roll in my life.-Little Richard
Unfortunately, if you’ve ever been in southern Georgia on the beaches in a lightning storm, if you’re out there, you’re in great, great danger, and you can be killed very, very quickly.-Norman Schwarzkopf
If I were to leave the U.S., I’d live in England. But I’d never leave the U.S. I own a 400-acre farm in Macon, Georgia. I raise cattle and hogs. I own horses, too. I love horses as much as singing. I like to hunt on horseback.-Otis Redding
I grew up partially around Stone Mountain, Georgia, and in that part of the country, there was always this aura of mythology and a palpable sense of otherness about being a Southerner.-Kara Walker
The best songs are the ones about Georgia, even though I’ve never been there. It’s the only place I still believe in Jesus.-Buddy Wakefield
Girl Scouts is such an iconic organization that it’s easy to overlook how daring an idea it was for founder Juliette Gordon Low to gather those first 18 girls in that troop in Savannah, Georgia. It was 1912, after all, and women wouldn’t earn the right to vote for another eight years.-Anna Maria Chavez
Coming from a small town it was tough to dream big. When I grew up in a small town in Georgia, my biggest dream was one day to be able to go to Atlanta.-Herschel Walker
Mari*uana is like Coors beer. If you could buy the damn stuff at a Georgia filling station, you’d decide you wouldn’t want it.-Billy Carter
For the entire state of Georgia, having the premiere of Gone With the Wind on home ground was like winning the Battle of Atlanta 75 years late.-Anne Edwards
It is in Virginia and Georgia that the war now rages and where it will continue for at these points – Richmond and Atlanta – the enemy’s main strength is concentrated.-Knute Nelson
We’ve got a name for sushi in Georgia… bait-Blake Clark
Being a Georgia author is a rather specious dignity, on the same order as, for the pig, being a Talmadge ham.-Flannery O’Connor
A little bit South you’ve got Macon, Georgia – home of the Allman Brothers, the Marshall Tucker Band and Capricorn Records. And off to west you’ve got Delta blues. Sprinkle Southern gospel over the top of that, and you’re talking about where I came from. I loved all of that music.-Travis Tritt
I am perhaps being a bit facetious but if some of my good Baptist brethren in Georgia had done a little preaching from the pulpit against the K.K.K. in the ’20s, I would have a little more genuine American respect for their Christianity!-Franklin D. Roosevelt
Many and many a person in Georgia asked me why we did not go to South Carolina; and, when I answered that we were en route for that State, the invariable reply was, – Well, if you will make those people feel the utmost severities of war, we will pardon you for your desolation of Georgia.-William Tecumseh Sherman
I don’t know if Nashville will ever be ousted as the Music City. But I also think that here, over the last few years, Georgia has definitely kind of risen to the top as far as the crop of young artists coming out of this area that are kind of making waves, you know?-Jason Aldean
Listening to the doves in Alfred, Georgia, and having neither the right nor the permission to enjoy it because in that place mist, doves, sunlight, copper dirt, moon-everything belonged to the men who had the guns. . . . So you protected yourself and loved small. . . . A woman, a child, a brother-a big love like that would split you wide open in Alfred, Georgia. . . . To get to a place where you could love anything you chose-not to need permission for desire-well now, that was freedom-Toni Morrison
If I Ever Get Back to Georgia, I’m Gonna Nail My Feet to the Ground.-Lewis Grizzard
Oh, Georgia booze is mighty fine booze, The best yuh ever poured yuh, But it eats the soles right offen yore shoes, For Hell’s broke loose in Georgia.-Stephen Vincent Benet
I went to my first civil rights rally when I was 17 years old. I was a little skinny blond kid, scared to death, marching against the KKK in South Georgia. And I have never stopped marching in protests since. Not ever. I mean, LGBT rights, women’s rights, the rights of people of color… I’m your guy. I’m going to be out there marching! -Pauley Perrette
I’ll be with him I know you will On that midnight train to Georgia Leaving on the midnight train to Georgia Hey, hey, hey Whoo, Whoo! – Haley, Modern Family
Talking about oh Georgia take me to your Southlands, I sometimes feel that life is rolling on, Oh Georgia lead me through your heartlands, I need to see them one more time before they’re gone. -Elton John
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What to Pack for a Trip to Georgia
Lonely Planet Georgia & the Carolinas guidebook. It can be kind of a pain to find the major guidebooks once you land, or you’ll find them overpriced. I always like to pick mine up ahead of time.
An Unlocked Cell Phone so that you can use a local sim card while here to help navigate public transportation and when you’re on the road. (For people without American cell phone plans).
Backup Charging Bank for your cell phone since you’ll be using it as a camera, GPS, and general travel genie.
A Great Day Bag so you can carry what you need with you (like your camera, snacks, water, sunscreen, cash, etc). My current favorite is the Pacsafe Citysafe, which is especially great for cities like Atlanta and Savannah because it has many anti-theft features designed to deter pickpockets. It also transitions to a night bag more easily and won’t embarrass you if you go to dinner directly after sightseeing all day.
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