Great Lakes Quotes

Great Lakes Quotes by Brigit of Kildare, Doug Rice, John Sterling, Babatunde Osotimehin, Debbie Stabenow, John Moody and many others.

I should like a great lake of ale, for the King of King

I should like a great lake of ale, for the King of Kings. I should like the family of heaven to be drinking it through time eternal.
Brigit of Kildare
Born in the Flint, Michigan, big boat sailing on the Great Lakes and skiing in the winter was how most of my youth was spent.
Doug Rice
Speech is as a pump, by which we raise and pour out the water from the great lake of Thought,–whither it flows back again.
John Sterling
The United Nations has been in the Great Lakes Region and Sahel for 50 years, mostly investing in peacekeeping. NOW is the time to invest in young people!
Babatunde Osotimehin
As a Michigan senator, I feel a special responsibility to protect the Great Lakes. They are not only a source of clean drinking water for more than 30 million people but are also an integral part of Michigan’s heritage and its economy.
Debbie Stabenow
The States which form the northern border of the United States westward from the Great Lakes to the Pacific coast include an area several times larger than France and could contain ten Englands and still have room to spare.
John Moody
Cities like Detroit exist because they occupy important sites. In the case of Detroit, it sits on a river between two great lakes – very important and strategic.
James Howard Kunstler
There’s always been an assumption that ocean shipping coming in and out of the Great Lakes is critical to the economy. It isn’t.
John Taylor
Our Great Lakes, harbors, ports, and rivers provide not only vital resources for us to live, but an entire maritime way of life for so many people. The least we can do is protect it, and the way of life it provides for so many.
Candice S. Miller
In order that he might rob a neighbour whom he had promised to defend, black men fought on the coast of Coromandel and red men scalped each other by the great lakes of North America.
Thomas B. Macaulay
During the Tertiary period the whole valley of Mexico was one great lake.
Edward Burnett Tylor
If the Poe Lock were ever rendered unusable due to a terrorist attack or natural disaster, it would halt commerce on the Great Lakes and these industries would be helpless.
Bart Stupak
We are America’s Great Lakes people, her freshwater people, not an oceanic but a continental people. Whenever I swim in an ocean, I feel as though I am swimming in chicken soup.
Kurt Vonnegut