Best Quotes about Indiana

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1. I’m from Indiana. I know what you’re thinking, Indiana… Mafia. But in Indiana it’s not like New York where everyone’s like, ‘We’re from New York and we’re the best’ or ‘We’re from Texas and we like things big’ it’s more like ‘We’re from Indiana and we’re gonna move.’ –Jim Gaffigan

2. I want to say to you Indiana people that I owe you a big, big debt of gratitude because nowhere in the world is a sporting group followed more than this state follows basketball. And I just want to thank you for the opportunity that I had to coach in this state – it will always be something that I will cherish. –Bobby Knight

3. Here in Indiana and in many states throughout the union, we rely on coal to power our homes and provide good-paying middle class jobs – like the one my family relied on when I was a kid. The coal mine helped put food on our table and helped me pursue an education and realize the American Dream. –Larry Bucshon

4.  I was born and raised in the state of Indiana, and it’s where I started Papa John’s, so this state and our partnership with the Pacers hold a special place in my heart. –John Schnatter

5. While other state governments stiff their vendors, close parks, delay tax refunds, and ignore unacceptably poor service levels, Indiana state employees are setting national standards for efficiency. –Mitch McConnell

6. Here in Indiana, we run a nationally-recognized program called the Healthy Indiana Plan. The Healthy Indiana Plan offers the uninsured an affordable health care plan with savings accounts that they control. –Mike Pence

7. In Indiana, Made-in-America is more than a slogan: More Hoosiers are employed in manufacturing than in any other industry. –Mike Braun

8. But, also, before I even go on the Medicare prescription drug debate, I always tell the folks in rural Illinois, and I represent 30 counties south of Springfield down to Indiana and Kentucky, that in this bill is the best rural package for hospitals ever passed. –John Shimkus

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9. My father… removed from Kentucky to… Indiana, in my eighth year… It was a wild region, with many bears and other wild animals still in the woods. There I grew up… Of course when I came of age, I did not know much. Still somehow, I could read, write, and cipher… but that was all. –Abraham Lincoln

10. In Indiana, gays and lesbians can be fired from their jobs with impunity, and in Arkansas, it’s the same thing. We need those protective laws to truly have an equal society. –George Takei

11. If the federal government had been around when the Creator was putting His hand to this state, Indiana wouldn’t be here. It’d still be waiting for an environmental impact statement. –Ronald Reagan

12. I grew up in Columbus, Indiana, a kind of industrial and farmland place. –Stephen Sprouse

13. We want to make it clear that Indiana’s open for business. We want to make it clear that Hoosier hospitality is not a slogan, it’s our way of life. It’s the reason why people come here from around the world and they come back again and again. Because Hoosiers are the kindest, most generous, most decent people in the world. –Mike Pence

14. Indiana taxpayers, retired Hoosier state policemen and teachers are neither greedy speculators nor unpatriotic. They are, however, secured creditors of Chrysler. They deserve to have their funds protected under the full auspices of the law. –Richard Mourdock

15. Growing up in Terre Haute, Indiana, there’s not a whole lot to do. What I did was I just went to the basketball court at the Boys & Girls Club and literally stayed there all day until my mom got off of work. –Greg Oden

16. I grew up believing that one person could make a difference. In Indiana, you saw that with basketball. The small town could beat the big town, like in the movie ‘Hoosiers.’ That is one of the things that attracts me to entrepreneurs. –Mary Meeker

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17. As an outsider, when you think of Indiana, you think about a place that not only has championships but a championship tradition. –Kelvin Sampson

18. The only time I’ve been arrested was in opposing the Marble Hill nuclear power plant in Indiana. That was in 1979. –Wendell Berry

19. I first got really interested in Noh in about 1977. There was an independent bookstore in Bloomington, Indiana where I was going to high school. It was a really nice place. There was a New Directions paperback. It was the Pound/Fenollosa book, ‘The Classic Noh Theatre of Japan.’ –William T. Vollmann

20. I spend roughly two out of every three nights at my house in Indiana. –Todd Young

21. When I had a job catering, I catered a wedding for the Smashing Pumpkins bassist in Indiana. And I served Billy Corgan shrimp off a tray. –Amy Poehler

22. Sometimes, when I come back to Washington from Indiana, I feel like an ambassador to a foreign country. –Evan Bayh

23. Indiana will always be open for business, and we look forward to welcoming more great new jobs into our state. –Mike Braun

24. I love working for the people of Indiana. I love helping our citizens make the most of their lives, but I do not love Congress. –Evan Bayh

25. Indiana houses the home offices of most fraternities and sororities in the country. If Indiana doesn’t pass a law that guarantees people that they’ll be free of discrimination, those fraternities and sororities need to move out of Indiana. –Dannel Malloy

26. Indiana is much, much, much slower than California, and I love it.  –Reggie Miller

27. People in Indiana have known me for 25 years. They’ve known George Bush four. –John Mellencamp

28. I grew up in a small town in northeastern Indiana. I had an all-American childhood. And I grew up as an optimist. –Mary Meeker

29. On the Internet, information from Indiana and India is equally cheap and easy to access. –Ethan Zuckerman

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30. First and foremost, Indiana will always be a basketball state. –Reggie Miller

31. If you compare Everest photographs in 1953 with its current state, things are melting. I imagine if I were a golfer in Indiana, I’d be hard-pressed to believe in climate change because nothing’s going on there. But when you’re up in the mountains and seeing the glaciers melt away, it’s an obvious physical manifestation of a warming planet. –Conrad Anker

32. I’m from a small farm town in Indiana! –Angela Ahrendts

33. It sounds outright bland, but people here in Indiana want conscientious public servants who have deep convictions but are prepared to work across the aisle when possible. –Todd Young

34. In Indiana, I knew the offense in and out. I knew spacing; I knew personnel. I knew the offense, how coach wanted to play me. So when I just wanted to take over and control the game, I could. –Paul George

35. Well, I was born and raised in the Midwest, in Indiana specifically, and my childhood was full of weekend movies, you know, the Saturday and Sunday popcorn movies. –Sydney Pollack

36. It has to be because unemployment problems in northwest Indiana are similar to those in southeast Chicago. –Richard M. Daley

37. At a tiny station in New Albany, Indiana, which is right across from the river from Louisville, Kentucky, where I grew up. The Louisville stations were loath to hire beginners, so I had to go across the river. –Bob Edwards

38. I left Indiana, and I ain’t been back since. I’ve been doing comedy and paying my bills. –Mike Epps

39. Well, I’m from Indiana. So to me when I was a little kid growing up, Cincinnati was the glamorous New York of it all. –Ryan Murphy

40. I believe that the Right to Work issue is a perfectly appropriate one for Indiana to look at. –Mitch Daniels

41. At a time when nobody thought we’d ever see a new steel mill built in America, we took a chance and built one in a corn field in Indiana. Today Steel Dynamics is one of the largest steel producers in the United States. –Mitt Romney

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42. When I was a kid, I was obsessed with this idea of opening a restaurant back in Indiana on a little pond. The guests would order their dinner and then take a little boat out with a colored flag on the front of it. When the matching color of the flag on their boat went up on a flag pole, their dinner was ready! –Greg Kinnear

43. I grew up in a farm town in Indiana. In the early years I played by myself, because there were no other musicians around. –Gary Burton

44. Manhattan’s probably one of the bluest parts in the country, and Indiana’s definitely one of the redder states. I have sympathy for both sides. –Jim Gaffigan

45. People in Indiana like to see their politicians at the county fair or the Rotary Club. –Richard Mourdock

46. In Indiana, the Affordable Care Act will raise the average cost of health insurance in the individual market by an unaffordable 72 percent. –Mike Pence

47. Skiing not only for yourself and your family, but for your country, was surreal. The amount of support I got from back home in Indiana was insane. –Nick Goepper

48. The skiing center of the world is southeastern Indiana, where I like to call home. It looks like the Alps there; it’s crazy. –Nick Goepper

49. Mitch Daniels in Indiana was the best governor in America for eight years. I’ve gone to Indianapolis to study with him. –Bruce Rauner

50. I grew up in Indiana. I’m a late bloomer, very naive. –Arija Bareikis

51. It was a small farm in a little rural town by the Indiana state border. I lived there from ages 5 to 12, I would say, before we moved to Dallas. We had chickens and a vegetable garden, and I had to get up to milk the goats at seven in the morning or do it at seven at night. –Scott Michael Foster

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52. I grew up in Montpelier, Indiana. It’s a little town in the northeast corner of Indiana. It’s a rural community; about two thousand people, a very much hometown U.S.A. kind of thing. –Kevin A. Ford

53. I live in Indiana and teach at Purdue University, a wonderful school with some of the brightest students I have ever had the privilege of working with. My colleagues are powerful and intelligent and kind. The cost of living is low, the prairie is wide, and on clear nights, I can see all the stars in the sky above. –Roxane Gay

54. The Religious Freedom Restoration Act in Indiana does not give anyone the right to deny services to anyone in this state. It is simply a balancing test used by our federal courts and jurisdictions across the country for more than two decades. –Mike Pence

55. The two places that I had most imprinted in my mind and in my memory were UCLA and Indiana. To play at one and coach at the other is unbelievable. –Steve Alford

56. My favorite big city would have to be Chicago. I lived in Indiana for several years and would always go into the city with my family for Cubs games or to visit the aquarium and museums on field trips. –Karen Fairchild

57. In my home state of Indiana, we prove every day that you can build a growing economy on balanced budgets, low taxes, even while making record investments in education and roads and health care. –Mike Pence

58. Indiana is a state that works because conservative principles work every time you put them into practice. –Mike Pence

59. Anybody that’s been in Indiana for five minutes knows that Hoosier hospitality is not a slogan, it’s a reality. –Mike Pence

60. In Indiana, we don’t have an official state religion, but if we did, it would be basketball. –Evan Bayh

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61. Indiana was so lovely. Just so lovely. –Renato Dulbecco

62. In Indiana, which has been hard hit by manufacturing losses, job declines, and shrinking wages, Governor Pence combined tax cuts with spending restraint to spur the Hoosier economy. –Lawrence Kudlow

63. The people in Indiana are so kind and so genuine. –Michael Horse

64. The vast majority of my job is, and should be done, in the state of Indiana. –Todd Young

65. I am going to try to rip the economic guts out of Indiana. But we’re going to do it methodically and aggressively. –Bruce Rauner

66. For me, growing up in Indiana with cornfields and churches, I was always very intrigued by the Academy Awards – they were a big event. That was the one night of the year when all of the glittering movie stars got together, and I used to love that night because, as a child, it was a way to dream for me. –Ryan Murphy

67. I’m from Gary, Indiana, and everybody’s damn near at the poverty level. It’s a rough city to grow up in, and it’s a modern-day ghost town. –Freddie Gibbs

68. I love Indiana. –Paul George

69. The only thing I wanted out of Indiana was a chance to win my whole career there. –Paul George

70. Indiana basketball is bigger than one person. –Kelvin Sampson

71. I came to Indiana for one reason: I think you can win championships at Indiana. –Kelvin Sampson

72. There were a lot of things that happened at Indiana that I was proud of. –Kelvin Sampson

73. I lived in Indiana, and Reggie Miller was everywhere. –Greg Oden

74. I really wanted to stay in Indiana forever, but this is a business and you’ve got to respect the decisions that are made. –Frank Vogel

QUOTES FOUND IN MOVIES

Home Improvement (1991–1999)

Episode: The Long and Winding Road: Part 1 (1999)

75. Oh, you’re very welcome, but what I’m trying to tell you is that Dr. Lee’s clinic is in Indiana. You’d have to move. –Dr. Hanover

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76. Well, I have another location in mind. How about opening a shop in Indiana? –Jill Taylor

77. Honey, honey. We’re not moving to Indiana based on potential, okay? –Tim Taylor

78. I don’t want to go to Indiana. –Bradley Michael Taylor

Supernatural (2005–2020)

Episode: Scarecrow (2006)

79. Yeah I’m tellin’ you. Burkettsville Indiana. Fun little town. –Dean Winchester

80. So Dad is sending us to Indiana to go hunting for something before another couple vanishes? –Sam Winchester

81. I’m afraid Indiana isn’t really known for its pagan worship. –College Professor

82. Yeah, could’ve, but each one’s route took ’em through the same part of Indiana. Always on the second week of April, one year after another after another. –Dean Winchester

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015–2019)

Episode: Kimmy Goes Outside! (2015)

83. What are you doing here, Amelia Bedelia? I told you to go back to Indiana. –Titus Andromedon

84. Okay. Well, the truth is, I’m from Indiana… –Kimmy Schmidt

85. I am one of the Indiana Mole Women. –Kimmy Schmidt

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (2015– )

Episode: Tony Goldwyn/Mark Cuban/Lewis Black/Cory Kahaney/Wyclef Jean (2016)

86. The next time I’m drinking in Bloomington, Indiana, I’ll ask them about Mike Pence but the next time will be the first time. –Mark Cuban

The Fugitive (1963–1967)

Episode: The Judgment: Part I (1967)

87. A free man, Fred Johnson, boarded a train that will take him east, to Indiana… to Stafford. –Narrator

88. That’s right, from Indiana. Stafford, in fact. You know that town, Johnson? –Lt. Philip Gerard

The Judge (2014)

89. Trust me, nobody wants to go to Carlinville, Indiana. –Hank Palmer

90. Hey judge, where are you going? Indiana state penitentiary is this way. –Hank Palmer

The Magicians (2015–2020)

Episode: The Strangled Heart (2016)

91. I was born in Indiana… on a farm. My parents are farmers. –Eliot Waugh

Friends and Family (2001)

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92. Are we going to see any? I mean, just plain old women I can see in Indiana. –Ada Torcelli

93. We’re not in Indiana anymore. –Ada Torcelli

Lou Grant (1977–1982)

Episode: Physical (1978)

94. The guy got arrested in an Indiana coffee shop for wearing his underpants on his head. –National Editor

95. Strange as it seems, Indiana has no law against wearing your underpants on your head. –National Editor

The Montecarlo Story (1956)

96. Jane, if all American girls are like you, I wish I could start all over again and be born in Muncie, Indiana. –Count Dino della Fiaba

The Night Is Young (1935)

97. There’s a drought in Indiana… –Elizabeth Katherine Anne ‘Lisl’ Gluck

Support Your Local Sheriff! (1969)

98. I was raised up in Indiana. –Jake

The Simpsons (1989– )

Episode: Kiss Kiss, Bang Bangalore (2006)

99. You stupid American. You’re confusing India with Indiana, Indiana with Illinois and the Cubs with the Dodgers. –Indian woman

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015–2019)

Episode: Kimmy Kisses a Boy! (2015)

100. Gay hasn’t even gotten to Indiana yet. –Kimmy Schmidt

The Iron Petticoat (1956)

101. Moscow! We’re going to live in Indianapolis, Indiana! –Vinka Kovelenko

Nostalgia Critic (2007– )

Episode: A Christmas Story 2 (2014)

102. I mean, “It was a beautiful day in Indiana…” –Nostalgia Critic

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