Best Alaska Quotes : Alaska Sayings In Life

These Alaska quotes will inspire you. Alaska is a state located in the Western United States on the northwest extremity of North America.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging Alaska quotes, Alaska sayings, and Alaska proverbs.

Inspirational Alaska Quotes

  1. “Historically, Alaska is a place that has attracted those fed up with conventionality.” ~ Bill O’Reilly
  2. “Alaska has great potential for new oil and gas development.” ~ Frank Murkowski
  3. “I consider myself a product of Alaska. The love and the debt that I feel to my home state, you always want your hometown to be the proudest of you.” ~ Jewel
  4. “Alaska itself is an unusual state.” ~ Fareed Zakaria

  5. “It is ever the invisible that is the object of our profoundest worship. With the lover, it is not the seen but the unseen that he muses upon.” ~ Christian Nestell Bovee
  6. “A lover tries to stand in well with the pet dog of the house.” ~ Moliere
  7. “We host some trips all over the world. We go to Alaska. We go to Mexico. We’re going to Venezuela in December. We’ve been to Russia, all in conjunction with the radio show.” ~ Martin Milner
  8. “We are greater than the sum of our parts.” ~ John Green

  9. “We should start by allowing drilling in Alaska’s National Wildlife Refuge. It can provide billions of barrels of recoverable oil and trillions of cubic feet of recoverable natural gas.” ~ Mac Thornberry
  10. “Do you want to be an artist and a writer, or a wife and a lover? With kids, your focus changes. I don’t want to go to PTA meetings.” ~ Stevie Nicks
  11. “When oil and gas prices went up dramatically and filled up the state treasury, I sent a large share of that revenue back where it belonged – directly to the people of Alaska.” ~ Sarah Palin
  12. “I would always love Alaska Young, my crooked neighbor, with all my crooked heart.” ~ John Green

  13. “America is looking for answers. She’s looking for a new direction; the world is looking for a light. That light can come from America’s great North Star; it can come from Alaska.” ~ Sarah Palin
  14. “Walter, who had been in the lead all day, was the first to scramble up; a native Alaskan, he is the first human being to set foot upon the top of Alaska’s great mountain, and he had well earned the lifelong distinction.” ~ Hudson Stuck
  15. “If only we could see the endless string of consequences that result from our smallest actions. But we can’t know better until knowing better is useless.” ~ John Green
  16. “At some point, you just pull off the Band-Aid, and it hurts, but then it’s over and you’re relieved.” ~ John Green

  17. “There are many outsiders that actively try to halt every natural resource development project in Alaska. Many of these same people have never even been to Alaska, yet they claim to know what’s best for us.” ~ Lisa Murkowski
  18. “On several occasions, President Kennedy encouraged me to take a lover, an obvious sign he also had some himself.” ~ Pierre Salinger
  19. “The Bermuda Triangle got tired of warm weather. It moved to Alaska. Now Santa Claus is missing.” ~ Steven Wright
  20. “It’s not life or death, the labyrinth. Suffering. Doing wrong and having wrong things happen to you.” ~ John Green

  21. “Sometimes you lose a battle. But mischief always wins the war” ~ John Green
  22. “Y’all smoke to enjoy it. I smoke to die.” ~ John Green
  23. “We can get more energy out of the north slope of Alaska; we have available the ability to make ourselves less dependent on those uncertain sources of supply from the Middle East. And it’s important we do that.” ~ John W. Snow
  24. “But we can’t know better until knowing better is useless.” ~ John Green

  25. “You study, you learn, but you guard the original naivete. It has to be within you, as desire for drink is within the drunkard or love is within the lover.” ~ Henri Matisse
  26. “It’s not life or death, the labyrinth. Suffering. Doing wrong and having wrong things happen to you. That’s the problem. Bolivar was talking about the pain, not about the living or dying. How do you get out of the labyrinth of suffering?” ~ John Green
  27. “The original settlers of Alaska apparently were Russian.” ~ Jeff Goldblum
  28. “So the lover must struggle for words.” ~ T. S. Eliot

  29. “I don’t think I can tell any stories about how I lived in a van in Alaska. I grew up in the suburbs, I even had my own room. We weren’t poor. Everything was very normal.” ~ Lisa Loeb
  30. “I’ve always been an animal lover. I’ve grown up with dogs my whole life.” ~ Will Estes
  31. “We need never be hopeless because we can never be irreparably broken.” ~ John Green
  32. “Unless we make Christmas an occasion to share our blessings, all the snow in Alaska won’t make it ‘white’.” ~ Bing Crosby

  33. “In one line of his poem, he said good fences make good neighbors. I’d like to think that Alaska and British Columbia working together can prove that we can be pretty darned good neighbors without fences.” ~ Dan Miller
  34. “I am a friend of Adventist people and a lover of truth.” ~ Walter Martin
  35. “To live anywhere in the world today and be against equality because of race or color is like living in Alaska and being against snow.” ~ William Faulkner
  36. “One of Alaska’s strengths is our pioneer role in environmentally sensitive development.” ~ Frank Murkowski

  37. “We all use the future to escape the present.” ~ John Green
  38. “A changing environment will affect Alaska more than any other state, because of our location. I’m not one though who would attribute it to being man-made.” ~ Sarah Palin
  39. “To the lover of pure wildness, Alaska is one of the most wonderful countries in the world.” ~ John Muir
  40. “We cannot be born, and we cannot die. Like all energy, we can only change shapes and sizes and manifestations.” ~ John Green

  41. “Gary Cooper was a good friend. He was a great nature lover. He was like an American Indian, he knew every leaf that was turned over. It was an education to go for a walk with him.” ~ Richard Widmark
  42. “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.” ~ Emile Hirsch
  43. “This was one of the places people told me to go, it was one the big trips that you should see: Alaska.” ~ Jeff Goldblum
  44. “And imagining that future keeps you going, but you never do it. You just use the future to escape the present.” ~ John Green

  45. “At some point we all look up and realize we are lost in a maze.” ~ John Green
  46. “I’m really not up for answering any questions that start with how, when, where, why or what.” ~ John Green
  47. “Suffering is universal. it’s the one thing Buddhists, Christians, and Muslims are all worried about.” ~ John Green
  48. “But that part of us greater than the sum of our parts cannot begin and cannot end, and so it cannot fail” ~ John Green

  49. “There is a part of her greater than the sum of her knowable parts. And that part has to go somewhere because it cannot be destroyed.” ~ John Green
  50. “What you must understand about me is that I’m a deeply unhappy person.” ~ John Green
  51. “There were so many of us who would have to live with things done and things left undone that day. Things that did not go right, things that seemed okay at the time because we could not see the future. If only we could see the endless string of consequences that result from our smallest actions. But we can’t know better until knowing better is useless.” ~ John Green
  52. “Damn it, how will I ever get out of this labyrinth?” ~ Simon Bolivar

  53. “We are greater than the sum of our individual ambitions” ~ Barack Obama
  54. “You spend your whole life stuck in the labyrinth.” ~ John Green
  55. “People, I thought, wanted security. They couldn’t bear the idea of death being a big black nothing, couldn’t bear the thought of their loved ones not existing, and couldn’t even imagine themselves not existing. I finally decided that people believed in an afterlife because they couldn’t bear not to.” ~ John Green
  56. “Imagining the future is a kind of nostalgia.” ~ John Green

  57. “When you stopped wishing things wouldn’t fall apart, you’d stop suffering when they did.” ~ John Green
  58. “It always shocked me when I realized that I wasn’t the only person in the world who thought and felt such strange and awful things.” ~ John Green
  59. “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
  60. “The average music-lover hears only the production under prevailing conditions.” ~ John Philip Sousa

  61. “A sensible woman should be guided by her head when taking a husband, and by her heart when taking a lover.” ~ Ninon de L’Enclos
  62. “The not knowing would not keep me from caring.” ~ John Green
  63. “A physicist is just an atom’s way of looking at itself.” ~ Niels Bohr

  64. “What is an “instant” death anyway? How long is an instant? Is it one second? Ten? The pain of those seconds must have been awful as her heart burst and her lungs collapsed and there was no air and no blood to her brain and only raw panic. What the hell is instant? Nothing is instant. Instant rice takes five minutes, instant pudding an hour. I doubt that an instant of blinding pain feels particularly instantaneous.” ~ John Green
  65. “They couldn’t bear the idea of death being a big black nothing.” ~ John Green

Alaska is by far the largest U.S. state by area, comprising more total area than the next three largest states (Texas, California, and Montana) combined.

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