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  • Thomas Edison's last words were 'It's very beautiful over there'. I don't know where there is, but I believe it's somewhere, and I hope it's beautiful.

    John Green (2008). “Looking for Alaska”, p.161, Penguin
  • Unless we make Christmas an occasion to share our blessings, all the snow in Alaska won't make it 'white'.

  • The Arctic has a call that is compelling. The distant mountains [of the Brooks Range in Alaska] make one want to go on and on over the next ridge and over the one beyond. The call is that of a wilderness known only to a few...This last American wilderness must remain sacrosanct.

    Alaska   Mountain   Next  
  • Alaska decided to go help Dolores with dinner. She said that it was sexist to leave the cooking to the women, but better to have good sexist food than crappy boy-prepared food.

    Boys   Alaska   Cooking  
    John Green (2008). “Looking for Alaska”, p.73, Penguin
  • I was so grateful to have made 'Into the Wild' before I made 'Speed Racer' because on 'Speed Racer' I was indoors every single day, every single scene, on a green screen. Some of the time, just to pass the time, I would think back to climbing mountains in Alaska. That really helped me.

  • So the lover must struggle for words.

    T.S. Eliot (2011). “The Complete Poems and Plays of T. S. Eliot”, p.574, Faber & Faber
  • In the 1970s, 'The Boys on the Bus' exposed how a clubby pack of male political reporters ruled the road to the White House and shaped the news. Four decades later, an outsider gal from Alaska has commandeered the 2012 media bus - and left Beltway journalism insiders eating her dust.

    Boys   Alaska   Media  
    "Chasing Sarah: The boys behind the bus" by Michelle Malkin, May 31, 2011.
  • But the lover's power is the poet's power. He can make love from all the common strings with which this world is strung.

    Amelia E. Barr (2009). “The Belle of Bowling Green”, p.61, Wildside Press LLC
  • She smiled with all the delight of a kid on Christmas morning and said, "Y'all smoke to enjoy it. I smoke to die." - Alaska

    Morning   Kids   Alaska  
    John Green (2008). “Looking for Alaska”, p.40, Penguin
  • One of Alaska's strengths is our pioneer role in environmentally sensitive development.

    Alaska   Pioneers   Roles  
  • Sarah Palin, who with 17 months remaining in her single term as Alaska's governor quit the only serious office she has ever held, is obsessively discussed as a possible candidate in 2012. Why? She is not going to be president and will not be the Republican nominee unless the party wants to lose at least 44 states.

    Party   Alaska   Office  
  • I wondered if there would ever be a day when I didn't think about Alaska, wondered whether I should hope for a time when she would be a distant memory - recalled only on the anniversary of her death, or maybe a couple of weeks after, remembering only after having forgotten.

    John Green (2015). “Looking For Alaska Special 10th Anniversary Edition”, p.129, Penguin
  • Alaska is just such an incredibly beautiful place. Of any place that I have ever been to, it speaks such high volumes about God and creation.

  • Discount my partiality, but my report is that so far The Winds of War is looking good.

    War   Alaska   Wind  
  • Sarah Palin, part-time Governor of Alaska, is angry because Michele Obama is encouraging kids to eat healthy. Sarah Palin believes the government shouldn't tell us what to do. Sarah Palin believes she should tell us what to do.

    Believe   Kids   Alaska  
  • But that part of us greater than the sum of our parts cannot begin and cannot end, and so it cannot fail

    Teenage   Alaska   Teens  
    John Green (2008). “Looking for Alaska”, p.161, Penguin
  • Damn it, how will I ever get out of this labyrinth?

    Simon Bolivar's statement made in the last months of his life, occasionally said to be his last words; quoted in Gabriel Garcia Marquez "The General in His Labyrinth" (p. 267), 1990.
  • We are the first atheistic and global, all-embracing civilization. You cannot tell whether you are sitting at an airport in Hong Kong or in a hotel in Alaska. Everything is instrumentalized, subjected to a short-term purpose. It is quite possible that in such a situation any sense of a deeper meaning gets lost.

  • To be with another scientist and make a discovery and share that with a global audience, or working with bear biologists in Alaska, by helicopter - [it's] really what I've given my whole life to. And I get to do that just about every week.

  • Where were they from originally? The Seabolts?" "I don't know, Idaho, Oklahoma, Iowa. One of those red-neck states with vowels on both ends." "You mean like Alaska?

    Mean   Idaho   Alaska  
    Dana Stabenow (2011). “Play with Fire”, p.99, Gere Donovan Press
  • Alaska has long been a magnet for dreamers and misfits, people who think the unsullied enormity of the Last Frontier will patch all the holes in their loves. The bush is an unforgiving place, however, that care nothing for hope or longing.

    Thinking   Alaska   Long  
    "Into the Wild". Book by Jon Krakauer, 1996.
  • No, we're not looking at how to control criminals... we're talking about banning the AK-47 and semi-automatic guns.

    Gun   Alaska   Ak 47  
  • Because everybody who has ever lost their way in life has felt the nagging insistence of that question. At some point we all look up and realize we are lost in a maze, and I dont want us to forget Alaska, and I don't want to forget that even when the material we study seems boring, we're trying to und3erstand how people answered that question and the question each of you posed in your papers--how different traditions have come to terms with what Chip, in his final, called 'people's rotten lots in life.

  • Alaska is so unblemished. It really gives you a good look back at what the earth looks like without a lot human beings crawling all over it.

    Alaska   Giving   Looks  
  • The U.S. started with no stars. In fact, it started with a completely different flag. The last two were added in 1959, Hawaii and Alaska.

    Stars   Alaska   Two  
  • There's no doubt 'normal' is changing - spring actually came a month early in Alaska, for example, and we had to stop filming.

    Spring   Alaska   Doubt  
  • With the most powerful binoculars, I cannot see Alaska.

  • My first trip was the Appalachian Trail, and I was able to finish it despite having no skills and no experience when I started. In comparison, I can think of only a few individuals in the world who have the potential do complete the Alaska-Yukon Expedition.

  • The average music-lover hears only the production under prevailing conditions.

    Alaska   Average   Lovers  
  • When I took my oath of office to serve as your Governor, remember, I swore to steadfastly and doggedly guard the interests of this great state like a grizzly with cubs, as a mother naturally guards her own. Alaska, as a statewide family, we've got to fight for each other, not against and not let external, sensationalized distractions draw us off course. As an exciting year of unpredictable change begins, we, too, have our work cut out for us. And we're all in this together. Just like our musk ox, they circle up to protect their future when they are challenged. We've got to do the same.

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