Best Quotes about Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Chicago – a pompous Milwaukee.–Leonard Louis Levinson

Lambeau was always special, and so was Milwaukee.–Ray Nitschke

St. Louis is closer to Minneapolis than Milwaukee is.–Bud Selig

What’s made Milwaukee famous has made a loser out of me.–Glenn Sutton

Milwaukee one of my favorite cites; I think Milwaukee is #1.–Dar Williams

I grew up playing in an alley on the south side of Milwaukee.–Jane Kaczmarek

I was born in Washington, D.C., and I was raised in Milwaukee.–Kristen Johnston

I feel very fortunate to have broken in with the Milwaukee Braves organization.–Joe Torre

I’m a Brewers fan. I was born in Milwaukee, so I’m all Wisconsin teams all day.–Colin Kaepernick

What the Hell. In 1988, I was the AWA heavyweight champion and I never came to Milwaukee.–Jerry Lawler

And y’all scared I can tell That I’mma get Bucks like Milwaukee, cause like Sam, I ca’ sell.–Jadakiss

Whenever I think of Milwaukee, I think of the American League. Hmm, Boston, Atlanta, weren’t they the Browns, too?–Mike Shannon

I signed a very modest $3,000 bonus with the Braves in Milwaukee. And my old man didn’t have that kinda money to put out.–Bob Uecker

The President said that Gold told him to invade Iraq. You see that’s what happens when you mix New Testament and Old Milwaukee.–Bill Maher

I was just getting out of a shootaround in Milwaukee when I found out. I took out my insoles (from my shoes) and I was out of there.–Dan McCarney

There are a lot of people in Milwaukee who have had adverse impacts from Scott Walker. He’s managed to mess over everyone in Milwaukee.–Gwen Moore

I’ve owned a business for 26 years. My family isn’t in politics and my supporters aren’t special interest groups in Madison and Milwaukee.–Mark Neumann

I know more polkas than Frankie Yankovic. I grew up next door to the Polka Tavern in Milwaukee. I can sing some polkas. And proud of that.–Al Jarreau

Milwaukee, Wisconsin is a place that I feel like it’s undervalued. It’s one of the most amazing cities I’ve been to. It has the most to offer.–Danny Gokey

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When I was a teenager in Milwaukee in the 1980s, life was pretty boring, and I found myself riveted by the sheer melodrama of everyday life of the 1960s.–Rick Perlstein

In Milwaukee last month a man died laughing over one of his own jokes. That’s what makes it so tough for us outsiders. We have to fight home competition.–Robert Benchley

Well, Milwaukee is a special place to me. It’s where I started my career playing in Appleton. Getting cheered on the road is something I haven’t been use to.–Alex Rodriguez

It’s valuable to me as an artist and actor to explore all kinds of outlets. So if a local filmmaker in Milwaukee had a good story, I’d be part of it in a second.–Tanya Fischer

The kind of acting I used to enjoy no longer exists because your prime consideration is the budget, running time, the cost – and whether they’ll understand it in Milwaukee.–Dirk Bogarde

I was working with mud and photographs and thread, eyelashes, carrots and acetone… I was throwing radios off buildings and… remember floating styrofoam commas down the Milwaukee River.–William Wegman

Wherever you go, things change you. I mean, obviously moving to Miami and becoming part of the NBA has given me a different perspective on style than I had when I lived in Chicago or Milwaukee.–Dwyane Wade

To this day, whenever I’m in Milwaukee, which is often, I’m reminded that the people there still haven’t gotten over the Braves leaving … If it helps, they should know the players haven’t either.–Hank Aaron

I could make thousands of dollars in Broadway musicals, but among the best experiences I had was doing ‘Hamlet’ in Milwaukee and a version of ‘Cyrano’ that my wife wrote for me on a bus-and-truck tour.–John Cullum

Tucker: You guys going to Milwaukee? Guy: Yes sir, heading home after a vacation. Tucker: Did you know there are midgets in Milwaukee? [The man and his wife are silent and confused.] Tucker: HUNDREDS OF THEM!–Tucker Max

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I was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on June 15, 1916. My father, an electrical engineer, had come to the United States in 1903 after earning his engineering diploma at the Technische Hochschule of Darmstadt, Germany.–Herbert A. Simon

As mayor of Milwaukee, I’ve had many developers come and many businesses come and have asked for financial assistance from the city, and my questions have always been: how many jobs are we talking about and are these family-supporting jobs.–Tom Barrett

I remember one time I’m batting against the Dodgers in Milwaukee. They lead, 2 – 1, it’s the bottom of the ninth, bases loaded, two out and the pitcher has a full count on me. I look over to the Dodger dugout and they’re all in street clothes.–Bob Uecker

One time I dropped a fly ball in Milwaukee and, after the game, the writers asked me what happened. I told them, ‘Well, I was looking up and a UFO flew right across. It was weird. I never saw anything like that in my life.’ Man, I was only joking and they wrote it up and put it in the paper.–Jesse Barfield

I’m from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. I moved to L.A. when I was about eleven years old. I always go back to Milwaukee whenever I can. Just chill with my grandpa and my grandmother and just be with family, be with people that were there before I got a million views on YouTube because of my music video.–Jacob Latimore

It’s why we oppose Citizens United from that right-wing Supreme Court. In 2012, I also said the Tea Party “acted like terrorists” and called a donut shop manager in Milwaukee who wanted lower taxes a “smartass.” And I said the number one issue is a three-letter word, J-O-B-S.” I’m proud of who I am.–Joe Biden

I rooted for the Milwaukee Brewers and its stars, Robin Yount and Paul Molitor. I went to a lot of games, including the World Series in 1982. The Brewers may have been a bad team for most of my life, but to have your team at its peak when you are thirteen years old is an experience I wish for every fan.–David Einhorn

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My wife Jennifer’s family is all from there. Jennifer grew up there, so we have personal ties forever — her mom, dad, her brother, her twin brother — so, there’s certainly a personal connection there that will also be there. Also, even though I grew up in Omaha, I feel like I really grew up in Milwaukee.–Peter Buffett

When I go across the country, whether it’s Albuquerque, New Mexico, whether it’s Birmingham, Alabama or Milwaukee, Wisconsin, there are always forces at play that I choose to relate to and extract inspiration from, and as long as they stay committed to the struggle against poverty, I find a role for myself.–Harry Belafonte

One can see the results of those policies in hundreds of communities around my State. As one might expect, our largest communities–places like Milwaukee, Madison, and Green Bay–lost thousands of jobs as a result of those trade policies, most notably NAFTA and permanent most-favored-nation status for China.–Russ Feingold

There were a lot of races I was going to win at Milwaukee, but I had mechanical problems or something would happen, … In the early years, it just took a long time for me to win a race. I got in somebody’s oil one time and got in the wall, had a clutch go out once. . . so when I finally won one, it was a long time coming.–Dick Trickle

My first deepening of spirituality came when I was 6, when I was moved from my grandmother and sent to live with my mother – whom I really did not know – who had moved to Milwaukee. Something inside myself knew that I was never going to see my grandmother again – I would be wasting my time to live in that space of wanting that.–Oprah Winfrey

Back when I was 16, when I should have been doing normal high school things, I availed myself of my brand new driver’s license to spend as much time as possible in Milwaukee’s Renaissance Book Shop, a tumbledown five-story warehouse that the city was finally able to close down in 2011 for safety reasons. It was my teenage paradise.–Rick Perlstein

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I wouldn’t even feel sorry for us if I was going against us. I know teams are licking their chops. The Bulls or Milwaukee, they’re excited. Even though somebody is hurt they’re still excited because they feel like we’re a man down and we might not be as strong, but we’re confident here. We got the players to still make something special happen. Guys just have to step up as a unit.–Tristan Thompson

Well, when people ask where I’m from, I usually say the Midwest, because that covers both homes, in a way. Obviously I was born in Omaha, but when people say, “Where do you come from,” we’ll say Milwaukee. I mean Jennifer was certainly born in Milwaukee, and that’s where I spent a big chunk of my adult life, so we usually say we came here from Milwaukee. That’s usually how it’s referenced is we’re from Milwaukee, yeah.–Peter Buffett

I’ve argued this with a lot of people in my life. When people say God blessed me with a beautiful jump shot, it really pisses me off. I tell those people, ‘Don’t undermine the work I’ve put in every day.’ Not some days. Every day. Ask anyone who has been on a team with me who shoots the most. Go back to Seattle and Milwaukee and ask them. The answer is me — not because it’s a competition, but because that’s how I prepare.–Ray Allen

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