New Jersey Quotes : New Jersey Sayings In Life

These New Jersey quotes will inspire you. New Jersey is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States.

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

Best New Jersey Quotes

  1. “Yes, I shot my wife because I thought she was Bigfoot, but I’m from New Jersey.” ~ Paul Rudnick
  2. “I also love horseback riding in New Jersey.” ~ Eva Herzigova
  3. “I was born in Havana, Cuba and raised in Madrid, Spain. Then I moved to New Jersey.” ~ Daisy Fuentes
  4. “I was born in Long Branch, New Jersey, and no one had ever taught anybody that young, back in those days.” ~ Bernie Worrell

  5. “And I think what people in New Jersey have gotten to know about me over the last decade that I’ve been in public life is what you see is what you get. And I’m no different when I’m sitting with you than I am when I’m at home or anyplace else.” ~ Chris Christie
  6. “By failing to keep their end of the bargain, the Bush administration would allow New Jersey projects to deteriorate and make New Jersey highways and bridges less safe.” ~ Bob Menendez
  7. “Heaven looks a lot like New Jersey.” ~ Jon Bon Jovi
  8. “I’m from New Jersey / I don’t expect too much / If the world ended today / I would adjust.” ~ John Gorka

  9. “Brooklyn Heights itself is a window on the port. Here, where the perspective is fixed by the towers of Manhattan and the hills of New Jersey and Staten Island, the channels running between seem fingers of the world ocean. Here one can easily embrace the suggestion, which Whitman felt so easily, that the whole American world opens out from here, north and west.” ~ Alfred Kazin
  10. “If some unemployed punk in New Jersey, can get a cassette to make love to Elle McPherson for $19.95, this virtual reality stuff is going to make crack look like Sanka.” ~ Dennis Miller
  11. “You want to be the first to do something. You want to create something. You want to innovate something…I often think of Edison inventing the light bulb. That’s what I want to do. I want to drive over the bridge coming out of New York there and look down on that sea of lights that is New Jersey and say, `Hey, I did that!'” ~ David Keirsey
  12. “I’m a partner in a company called Helicopter Services and Instruction out of New Jersey.” ~ Treat Williams

  13. “Otherwise, I spend a lot of time at my boyfriend’s home in the country, in New Jersey.” ~ Eva Herzigova
  14. “Any intelligent woman would have made a dignified retreat, but this was New Jersey, where dignity always runs a poor second to the pleasure of getting in someone’s face.” ~ Janet Evanovich
  15. “First Lieutenant Jimmy Cross carried letters from a girl named Martha, a junior at Mount Sebastian College in New Jersey. They were not love letters, but Lieutenant Cross was hoping, so he kept them folded in plastic at the bottom of his rucksack. In the late afternoon, after a day’s march, he would dig his foxhole, wash his hands under a canteen, unwrap the letters, hold them with the tips of his fingers, and spend the last hour of light pretending.” ~ Tim O’Brien
  16. “People cited violation of the First Amendment when a New Jersey schoolteacher asserted that evolution and the Big Bang are not scientific and that Noah’s ark carried dinosaurs. This case is not about the need to separate church and state; it’s about the need to separate ignorant, scientifically illiterate people from the ranks of teachers.” ~ Neil deGrasse Tyson
  17. “Our conversation with the supermarket manager had been about as helpful as a New Jersey road sign, and if you’ve ever been there, you know the signs don’t tell you the exit you’re coming up to, they only point out the exits you’ve just missed.” ~ Neal Shusterman

  18. “After I returned to New Jersey, I thought I was safe, because I did not think Kenny G could leave the bad place, which I realize is silly now – because Kenny G is extremely talented and resourceful and a powerful force to be reckoned with.” ~ Matthew Quick
  19. “I’m from New Jersey. I was born in toxic sludge.” ~ Cassandra Clare
  20. “It’s great having Bruce Springsteen on my show. We have so much in common! We’re both from New Jersey, just from different neighborhoods. Sort of like how Martin Luther King and Margaret Mitchell both came from Atlanta. But from different neighborhoods.” ~ Jon Stewart
  21. “And I’m sure than in Poland, or somewhere, it is considered cool to drive a Porsche and wear necklaces and black silk, but at least back in Brooklyn if you did those things you were either a drug dealer or from New Jersey.” ~ Meg Cabot

  22. “No, I live in New Jersey because I like living in New Jersey.” ~ Jon Stewart
  23. “New Jersey boasts the highest percentage of passport holders (68%); Delaware (67%), Alaska (65%), Massachusetts (63%), New York (62%), and California (60%) are close behind. At the opposite end of the spectrum, less than one in five residents of Mississippi are passport holders, and just one in four residents of West Virginia, Kentucky, Alabama, and Arkansas.” ~ Richard Florida
  24. “The great thing about New Jersey is that it’s close to New York.” ~ Fran Lebowitz
  25. “What else can you expect from a town thats shut off from the world by the ocean on one side and New Jersey on the other?” ~ O. Henry
  26. “Growing up in a New Jersey suburb, my Catholic faith was an important part of my young life, shaping the way I approached the world.” ~ James Lecesne

  27. “A New York doctor has finished a five year study on what smells have the biggest effect on New Yorkers. The smell New Yorkers like the most: vanilla. The smell New Yorkers like the least: New Jersey.” ~ Jay Leno
  28. “I don’t get into politics, general or musical, but just call me if you get jury duty. Even in New Jersey I was able to help somebody.” ~ Eugene Ormandy
  29. “Conscious of our many problems, I seek today to lay a foundation to our public policy. My fundamental purpose is to devote my term of office to raising the standard of public service in New Jersey.” ~ Charles Edison
  30. “In 1938, when I had decided that the only way to see the country was in a trailer, and I built the trailer which I still have and lived in it for eighteen months, and learned America from San Diego to the Canadian border, from Miami to New Jersey, and east to west in between.” ~ Leslie Charteris
  31. “If I use the media, even with tricks, to publicize a black youth being shot in the back in Teaneck, New Jersey… then I should be praised for it, and it’s more of a comment on them than me that it would take tricks to make them cover the loss of life.” ~ Al Sharpton

  32. “Well, let’s put in this way, I grew up in West New York, New Jersey.” ~ Jason Alexander
  33. “I’d literally rather hang out at the T.G.I. Friday’s in New Jersey than tool around at a place that sells $40 cheeseburgers.” ~ Patrick Carney
  34. “School is where children spend most of their time, and it is where we lay the foundation for healthy habits. That’s why New Jersey is the first state to adopt a comprehensive school nutrition policy that bans candy, soda, and other junk food.” ~ Richard Codey
  35. “I grew up in New Jersey and my father was a golf pro, so I was groomed for sports, but I wasn’t very good, so my interests lay elsewhere.” ~ Joe Dante
  36. “My goal was to make New Jersey’s state government a model for all other states to emulate, hopefully thereby to stem, or at least slowdown, the flow of power to the federal government.” ~ Charles Edison

  37. “Cities are gentrified by the following types of people in sequence: first the risk-oblivious (artists), then the risk-aware (developers), finally the risk-averse (dentists from New Jersey).” ~ Bill Kraus
  38. “Because I can’t seem to escape it. It’s a way for me to address and counter my questions about what it means to be human, or, in my case a Dominican human who grew up in New Jersey.” ~ Junot Diaz
  39. “Whenever spring comes to New York I can’t stand the suggestion of the land that come blowing over the river from New Jersey and I’ve got to go. So I went.” ~ Jack Kerouac
  40. “I’m from the dirty depths of New Jersey.” ~ Ezra Miller
  41. “My early childhood was spent in Newark, New Jersey, but my family moved to Denver when I was 12.” ~ Anita Diament

  42. “Gov. Christie says ‘New Jersey First.’ State-based Isolationism!” ~ Jonah
  43. “Artificial Intelligence leaves no doubt that it wants its audiences to enter a realm of pure fantasy when it identifies one of the last remaining islands of civilization as New Jersey.” ~ Godfried Danneels
  44. “I loved New Jersey. I thought it was the greatest place in the world because on Halloween kids could start trick or treating right after school. Isn’t that great?” ~ Joel McHale
  45. “All music is based on country music. And that’s why so many different kinds of people relate to it. There are more country music fans in New Jersey than there are down South.” ~ Loretta Lynn
  46. “And then we moved to New Jersey and I went to the Art Students League.” ~ Donald Judd

  47. “One thing he misses about New Jersey: One thing they don’t have out here in California is Rita’s Italian Ices. We used to have one right next to our house and it was so good!” ~ Joe Jonas
  48. “The British invasion was the most important event of my life. I was in New Jersey and the night I saw the Beatles changed everything. I had seen Elvis before and he had done nothing for me, but these guys were in a band.” ~ Steven Van Zandt
  49. “I have the Pleasure to assure you Congress pay particular Attention to the Defence of New Jersey, and hitherto have denied us nothing which we have Asked for that Purpose.” ~ Abraham Clark

  50. “Lordy, lordy, lordy do I love money. It is a character flaw, no doubt, one that springs from a panicked childhood in which I always felt as if our family was only a couple missed child support payments from being tossed onto the pitiless streets of our suburban New Jersey town.” ~ Michael Ian Black
  51. “One of my biggest inspirations growing up was Whitney Houston, so I was devastated to hear about her passing. I’m from East Orange, New Jersey, and started singing at New Hope Baptist Church, so she was like my fellow Jersey girl.” ~ Naturi Naughton
  52. “It was tough doing ‘Underneath the Lintel’ in New Jersey in the wintertime, but rewarding. Those audiences were lively and

    interactive. On-stage was great, but off-stage was difficult.” ~ Richard Schiff

  53. “I grew up in New Jersey in the ’80s. That means one thing: Big hair. … I had big hair, my boyfriends had big hair, we all had big hair. Our prom looked like the poodle division of the Westminster dog show.” ~ Jancee Dunn
  54. “Manchester United could have any goalkeeper in the world. I was a 23-year-old kid from New Jersey who, from an early age, had to cope with Tourettes Syndrome, a brain disorder that can trigger speech and facial tics, vocal outbursts and obsessive-compulsive behavior.” ~ Tim Howard
  55. “In dealing with Syria’s dictator…only force counts. No cease-fire was attainable in Lebanon until the 16-inch guns of the battleship New Jersey started shelling Syria’s proxies; suddenly, sweet reason prevailed in Damascus.” ~ William Safire
  56. “I used to rent a house in Princeton, New Jersey, and whenever people came to visit me, I would drive them past Albert Einstein’s house, which is the most ordinary house in Princeton – a house, let me assure you, that now a salesman wouldn’t live in. I’d always say, “That was Albert Einstein’s house.” And they’d say, “What do you mean? Why would Albert Einstein live in a little house like that?” And I’d always say to people, “Because he didn’t care!”” ~ Fran Lebowitz
  57. “I grew up in northern New Jersey – the banlieue of New York – and I now live in Brooklyn. I am separated from my parents by about 50 miles, but really there is almost no distance between us. I speak to them nearly every day.” ~ Jonathan Ames

  58. “I should call myself four market Norton. I’m great in Boston and Cleveland. I do good in Phillie, New Jersey.” ~ Jim Norton
  59. “…I believed passionately that Communists were a race of horned men who divided their time equally between the burning of Nancy Drew books and the devising of a plan of nuclear attack that would land the largest and most lethal bomb squarely upon the third-grade class of Thomas Jefferson School in Morristown, New Jersey.” ~ Fran Lebowitz
  60. “The President’s biggest problem right now is he’s gotta tell the truth. And we’ve seen this in New Jersey. I’ve told lots of hard truths in New Jersey that people didn’t necessarily agree with, but they give you credit for looking them in the eye and telling them the truth.” ~ Chris Christie
  61. “These are days you’ll remember. If you recall nothing else from your graduation ceremony, remember you heard the New Jersey Governor quote from 10,000 Maniacs.” ~ Bill Vaughan
  62. “I grew up in New Jersey and never went up the Statue of Liberty.” ~ Buzz Aldrin

  63. “Those magazine dieting stories always have the testimonial of a woman who wore a dress that could slipcover New Jersey in one photo and thirty days later looked like a well-dressed thermometer.” ~ Erma Bombeck
  64. “Hillary Clinton’s younger brother Tony is facing criticism for using the Clintons’ political connections to help his career. So on the down side, she has a sketchy brother named Tony. On the up side, she just locked up every vote in New Jersey.” ~ Jimmy Fallon
  65. “A new report reveals that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie spent over $82,000 on food at NFL games. Christie said, ‘Hey, both of those games went into overtime.'” ~ Conan O’Brien

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