Best Austin Quotes : Austin Sayings In Life

These Austin quotes will inspire you. Austin is the capital city of the U.S. state of Texas, as well as the seat and largest city of Travis County, with portions extending into Hays and Williamson counties.

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

Famous Austin Quotes

  1. “Austin 3:16 says I just whipped your @$$!” ~ Stone Cold Steve Austin
  2. “I always love to come to Austin.” ~ R. Lee Ermey
  3. “During my Austin years, I was drawing a regular strip for the University Of Texas newspaper, going to school, delivering blood, and trying to change my approach and “style” as much as I could, since I knew that I’d calcify as I got older.” ~ Chris Ware
  4. “I would love to do something like Austin Powers to show off my comic timing.” ~ Uma Thurman

  5. “The success of the second ‘Austin Powers’ caught us by surprise a little bit. We had decided not to do even a second one, unless the audience wanted it and we could do something better.” ~ Jay Roach
  6. “Me being able to beat up Austin Powers? I mean, how great can that be?” ~ Verne Troyer
  7. “We played in Texas about a year ago, at Emo’s, the famous country and western club in Austin. And I figured, well, if I’m finally gonna die onstage, that’s where it’s going to be!” ~ Alan Vega
  8. “I just take it one day at a time. Austin Powers has given me a lot of opportunities as far as my career.” ~ Verne Troyer

  9. “In the Steven F. Austin Colony, which was the first colony, Texans first established a provisional government in 1835 with the intention of writing a declaration of independence soon after.” ~ Michael McCaul
  10. “People don’t live in Austin to work, they work to live there.” ~ Robert Rodriguez
  11. “Sentences are not as such either true or false.” ~ J. L. Austin
  12. “Infelicity is an ill to which all acts are heir which have the general character of ritual or ceremonial, all conventional acts.” ~ J. L. Austin

  13. “Going back into the history of a word, very often into Latin, we come back pretty commonly to pictures or models of how things happen or are done.” ~ J. L. Austin
  14. “Let us distinguish between acting intentionally and acting deliberately or on purpose, as far as this can be done by attending to what language can teach us.” ~ J. L. Austin
  15. “In cities like New York and Austin, there’s much more of a social context for music than in other places.” ~ John Cale
  16. “Austin sounds a little bit like Aston Martin, which is the type of car James Bond would drive.” ~ Mike Myers

  17. “What kind of morons do you have working at newspapers in Austin that would base an entire review of an artist’s performance on whether or not they had a good seat?” ~ Al Yankovic
  18. “I like it here in Austin. Anybody got a room?” ~ Keith Richards
  19. “We went to see Lenny Kravitz last summer in Austin and he was awesome. His show was just awesome. I mean, like, when you see some of these great bands, you sit there and think, man, if only we were that tight, you know?” ~ Isaac Hanson
  20. “I do love DVD and I’ve always taken them seriously. You know, on the Austin things, we really put a ton of work into them because there’s so much design involved. And in this one, we thought a lot about it and what could go in.” ~ Jay Roach
  21. “Get drunk, Austin, have a love affair. It would be a tragedy to die and discover that you hadn’t completely used up your body.” ~ Jane Urquhart

  22. “When I initially met with Robert I was just so excited to meet the guy. I was able to go to Troublemaker Studios in Austin, Texas and just hanging out was fantastic. Working on this took up all of my weekends while I was shooting Community. It was crazy, but again, no regrets.” ~ Joel McHale
  23. “Jenna Bush was cited for underage drinking in Austin Friday. Her dad warned her that too much partying at school could cost her a good career. At $400,000, he’s making the lowest salary of any of his Yale classmates.” ~ Argus Hamilton
  24. “Albert Lee and I have become real close friends, and he comes out anytime I’m in the L.A. area, and he’ll sit in for the whole show ! … we’ve got a habit of doing that … in Austin Redd Volkaert does the same thing … it’s fun … I love to make it a guitar thing and the audience doesn’t know any different – they think he’s some new band member they don’t know. They don’t realize Albert’s the reason we all play Teles!.” ~ Brad Paisley
  25. “Athens, much like Austin, is a difficult music scene. There are so many musicians there that it is hard to get gigs and hard for people to take you seriously.” ~ Corey Smith

  26. “Austin had a concussion tonight. That’s the way it goes for us. We get one back, we lose one. Or lose two. We’ve had the most difficult time the last two years just keeping a full roster. Hopefully at some point at the end of the tunnel some good things can happen for the Indiana Pacers.” ~ Jermaine O’Neal
  27. “(On returning to Austin to run at his collegiate stadium) It is almost like coming home with the crowd, the people, and it just brings it home for me. For me, it is a very special place, it is great energy, and again I always seem to run very well here. So I love coming back.” ~ Leonel Manzano
  28. “Austin and I proceeded to knock back a couple of Ketel One and grapefruit juices, which happened to be my drink of the moment. Someone told me that grapefruit was a great detoxifier and I decided I wanted to start cleaning out my liver WHILE I was having a cocktail.” ~ Chelsea Handler
  29. “You have more issues than National Geographic by Austin LeFleur in Hissy Fit” ~ Mary Kay Andrews

  30. “If you ask, what is the first step in the way of truth? I answer humility,” saith St. Austin. “If you ask, what is the second? I say humility. If you ask, what is the third? I answer the same – humility.” ~ Antony C. Sutton
  31. “I grew up just outside of Austin, and my upbringing was fairly rural.” ~ Amber Heard
  32. “The Wicks are regular kids given a Galactic size challenge. Readers will follow Oliver, Tiffany, and twins, Mason and Austin as they trek through eerie catacombs, mysterious ruins, and creepy castles that defy imagination. One part Indiana Jones, a handful of Swiss Family Robinson, and some Intergalactic excitement, the Quest for Truth is a riveting tale of just how far mankind will go for the ultimate prize.” ~ Wayne Thomas Batson
  33. “My money’s on the big Indian,’ someone was saying. I peeked up to see that Tyler, Mike, Austin and Ben had there heads bent together, deep in conversation. ‘Yeah,’ Mike whispered. ‘Did you see the size of that Jacob kid? I think he could take Cullen down.’ Mike seemed pleased by the idea.” ~ Stephenie Meyer
  34. “D.C., Baltimore, Philadelphia, Austin… and you. I’ll be there soon.” ~ Sarah Dessen

  35. “She chews her lip, staring into my eyes. “Okay… Why did you kiss me in Austin?” I laugh softly and she frowns. “Sorry. That one’s too easy.” My gaze flicks to her mouth and back. “I’d wanted to kiss you ever since Quinton suggested playing spin the bottle, and by that night in your room, I’d run out of willpower to fight it.” ~ Tammara Webber
  36. “To me, [Edgar Allen Poe’s] prose is unreadableā€”like Jane Austin’s [sic]. No there is a difference. I could read his prose on salary, but not Jane’s. Jane is entirely impossible. It seems a great pity that they allowed her to die a natural death.” ~ Mark Twain
  37. “Jane Austin was a complete and most sensible lady, but a very incomplete and rather insensible (not senseless) woman. If this is heresy, I cannot help it.” ~ Charlotte Bronte
  38. “I don’t feel at home in New Orleans. I don’t feel at home in Austin or L.A. And I just felt immediately at home in northern Australia.” ~ Amanda Palmer

  39. “When it comes to Project Runway, for me the most memorable look ever presented goes back to season one, episode one, when Austin Scarlett created a ravishing cocktail dress out of cornhusks. It was really amazing.” ~ Tim Gunn
  40. “Austin – it’s a stimulating center. In this conversation, the very first two questions were talking about my kind of wanderlust and my adventures. Some people at my time in life travel forever. I don’t know whether it’s the British or the Australians – whoever it is, you can kind of stagger into some sort of far-off bastion in the middle of nowhere, and you’ll find someone from Britain or someone from Australia or maybe an American.” ~ Robert Plant
  41. “I don’t have like whatever, so I’m just like, “Oh man, I’m just going to try to stay out of most people’s way and get a taco and enjoy myself as much as I can,” because it’s such a beautiful town. Beautiful weather. I called my dad that day to tell him what was going on with my passport and he was like, “Yeah it snowed four inches today. It’s ten degrees outside.” I’m just like, “Cool. I’m glad I’m in Austin, no matter what.”” ~ Justin Vernon
  42. “I do all kinds of roles – nerd, psycho, nerd, psycho, nerd, psycho – and occasionally someone kind of normal. It’s weird, when I lived in Austin I was always cast as pretty normal people. But when I moved to Los Angeles I was immediately branded a psycho” ~ John Hawkes
  43. “I am lucky to live in Austin, so I can enjoy the live music.” ~ Mark Zupan

  44. “I went to film school at UT Austin. I learned a lot and that school’s good for puking up all your bad movies early and quick. But ultimately, no one can teach you to be an artist.” ~ Jay Duplass
  45. “If you rent a U-Haul to move your company, it costs twice as much to go from San Francisco to Austin than the other way around, because you can’t find enough trucks to leave the Golden State.” ~ Rick Perry
  46. “How could I have not known about Ume? An Austin trio fronted by a whirling dervish of singer guitarist who in the standard PR band head shot looks like she wouldn’t hurt a fly; yet give her a guitar, a Marshall stack and a mic and stand back, way back. She shreds. File under – Do Not Overlook and Go Tell Your Friends” ~ Dave Allen
  47. “I’ve had the same car for five years – it’s a convertible Jag which I bought with my own money. It’s very Austin Powers.” ~ Beyonce Knowles

  48. “I love Austin, but last time I was in town for twelve hours. I was exhausted, drunk and miserable. But none of that was Austin’s fault.” ~ Anthony Jeselnik
  49. “I treat everywhere as being a center from which I can enjoy the surroundings. And so Austin is very stimulating. I’m familiar with a lot of very charming people who have brought a lot of color to my life and a lot of love.” ~ Robert Plant
  50. “I come from a very small island which is packed with people. I mean, jam-packed with people. I’ve lived a life which has been pretty much full up with ambition, ideas, stimulus, creativity, some negativity, which I try to avoid. Austin is a great sort of stepping-off point, if you like. I’m from a temperate climate.” ~ Robert Plant
  51. “Nobody, especially Vince McMahon, tells Stone Cold Steve Austin what to do, and that’s the bottom line!” ~ Stone Cold Steve Austin

  52. “I hadn’t done a comedy for a while. I had directed a very low budget movie called The Ape and it was playing at a festival in Austin. Judd [Apatow] was there and he came and saw it and it’s kind of funny.” ~ Seth Rogen
  53. “I’m halfway through a novel set in two time frames – Austin in the 1960’s and Alpine (Texas) in present day. It started out to be a small, lighthearted, humorous book about family relationships; I was tired of writing war stories and tragedies.” ~ Elizabeth Crook
  54. “I love the writers in Austin. We stick together. We all like each other and go to each other’s book signings in case no one else shows up.” ~ Elizabeth Crook
  55. “I love Austin. It’s great here. I don’t mind the heat.” ~ Elizabeth Crook

  56. “Mini-Me was the pint sized clone that was the perpetuation of Dr. Evil’s own legacy [in Austin Powers]. That concept earned the sequel.” ~ Jay Roach
  57. “When we had ideas that earned there way in [Austin Powers], it began to get okay. The hook for me was ‘Mini-Me.’ We only auditioned one guy – Verne Troyer – and at the time I said, ‘we have to get this guy, get him life insurance, whatever he needs’ because there was no other way or actor to do it. It was amazing to me just to talk to him…he was Mini-Me.” ~ Jay Roach
  58. “I love Dr. Evil [from Austin Powers] as a walking, talking, narcissistic manifestation of everything screwed up about human existence – his desire to take over the world, and have the world reflect his own power lust.” ~ Jay Roach
  59. “I think Austin is read more now than Charles Dickens, and Dickens was much more popular in his day. She endures because of her classicism.” ~ Whit Stillman

  60. “When we did the first sequel [of the Austin Powers] , it was on coattails of the first one doing so well when it was released on video, so we really didn’t know what to do with the second plot.” ~ Jay Roach
  61. “Just like my career, I’ve sung the same songs night after night in so many ways. It’s always different because every space is different. I lost my mojo once. It was like Austin Powers. I don’t know why or how, but I had to get it back. And I did.” ~ Dar Williams
  62. “I remember I was very taken with a book called DreamTigers by [Jorge Luis] Borges. He was at the University of Texas, Austin, and they collected some of his writings and put them in a little collection. It’s called DreamTigers in English, but it doesn’t exist in Spanish. It’s a little sampler. But that collection in English is what struck me, because in there he has his poems, and I was a poet as well as a fiction writer.” ~ Sandra Cisneros
  63. “To this day, people ask me where is Austin Powers 4? I don’t have that answer, it so hard to come up with a story that deserves an encore like that.” ~ Jay Roach

  64. “After each performance of an Austin Shakespeare production, audiences are invited to stay for a ten-minute discussion of the work. And this tradition continues in our New York run.” ~ Jeff Britting
  65. “Jumping twenty or so years later, Ann Ciccolella, artistic director of Austin Shakespeare, approached me with the idea of staging Anthem. She had heard my film score to Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life. And she said I want to do Anthem as an oratorio. Well, I figured what she meant was a straight play with music.” ~ Jeff Britting

Austin is the fourth-most-populous city in Texas, the second-most-populous state capital city after Phoenix, Arizona, and the most populous state capital that is not also the most populous city in its state.

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