65 New Mexico Quotes On Success In Life

These New Mexico quotes will inspire you. New Mexico is a state in the Southwestern United States.

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

Best New Mexico Quotes

  1. There are more than 100 first- and second-hand witnesses to the retrieval of an extraterrestrial spacecraft and at least four extraterrestrial bodies from a crash which occurred in July 1947, 75 miles northwest of Roswell, New Mexico; written and videotaped testimony from several first-hand witnesses who are respected military officers have been obtained.” ~ Steven M. Greer
  2. “The CRAFT approach, developed by Bob Meyers at U of New Mexico, is one set of important tools that DO work, and it feels great to see families using these strategies and getting results, feeling hopeful again, feeling empowered, getting support, learning to trust themselves again, getting their lives and the lives of their children back.” ~ Jeff Foote
  3. “Taylor clapped for attention. “Miss New Mexico, let’s not get all down in the bummer basement where the creepy things live. There are people in heathen China who don’t even have airline trays. We have a lot to be grateful for.” ~ Libba Bray
  4. “My father was raised in the mountains of New Mexico, and he picked cotton for a dollar a day. He was working for the family from the time he was 7.” ~ Val Kilmer

  5. “In New Mexico, I inherited the largest structural deficit in state history, and our legislature is controlled by Democrats. We don’t always agree, but we came together in a bipartisan manner and turned that deficit into a surplus. And we did it without raising taxes.” ~ Susana Martinez
  6. “I think what’s going to hurt the Republicans enormously is the extremist position of Mitt Romney on the immigration issue and states like New Mexico, states like Colorado, Nevada, Arizona – and I think it’s going to be the margin of victory for President Obama, a very narrow victory.” ~ Bill Richardson
  7. “This morning I saw a coyote walking through the sagebrush right at the very edge of the ocean – next stop China. The coyote was acting like he was in New Mexico or Wyoming, except that there were whales passing below. That’s what this country does for you. Come down to Big Sur and let your soul have some room to get outside its marrow.” ~ Richard Brautigan
  8. “If mob law is going to rule, better dismiss, judge, sheriff, etc., and let’s all take chances alike. I expect to be lynched in going to Lincoln [New Mexico.] Advise persons never to engage in killing.” ~ Billy the Kid

  9. “Not only are we going to New Hampshire … we’re going to South Carolina and Oklahoma and Arizona and North Dakota and New Mexico, and we’re going to California and Texas and New York! And we’re going to South Dakota and Oregon and Washington and Michigan. And then we’re going to Washington, D.C. to take back the White House, Yeeeeeaaaaaargh!” ~ Howard Dean
  10. “Once you have learned to trust your own voice and allowed that creative force inside you to come out, you can direct it to write short stories, novels, and poetry, do revisions, and so on. You have the basic tool to fulfill your writing dreams. But beware. This type of writing will uncover other dreams you have, too-going to Tibet, being the first woman president of the United States, building a solar studio in New Mexico-and they will be in black and white. It will be harder to avoid them.” ~ Natalie Goldberg
  11. “When Brian told me he grew up in New Mexico, I told him I thought it is cool that people from other countries play football. He corrected me on my geography and agreed to sit down with me anyway.” ~ Terry Bradshaw
  12. “I ran across a rattlesnake once in New Mexico, you know what I did with it, chopped its head off and we ate it.” ~ Joe Teti

  13. “The rocket that goes up next March will not only lift a payload, it will launch what I believe will ultimately be the most significant commercial space facility in the country, … This launch will be a brilliant signal flare that will let the nation and the world know New Mexico’s spaceport is open for business. We can now say with certainty that the dream of this spaceport launching a new era in New Mexico’s aerospace industry will become reality.” ~ Bill Richardson
  14. “New Mexico is my home. It has never been anything but home. The ranch has rivers and canyons, everything imaginable. I can ride, hunt and fish. At the same time, ranching is grueling, difficult work. It`s like acting, to be successful at it, you have to work hard. I take it very seriously.” ~ Val Kilmer
  15. “I grew up in New Mexico, and the older I get, I have less need for contemporary culture and big cities and all the stuff we are bombarded with. I am happier at my ranch in the middle of nowhere watching a bug carry leaves across the grass, listening to silence, riding my horse, and being in open space.” ~ Tom Ford
  16. “I had been to New Mexico many times. I loved it. It’s a very exotic, interesting, severely crazy environment. I don’t know if I could live there all year. It’s such an intense place.” ~ Campbell Scott

  17. “Jesse Marcel’s unproven story was now primetime mythology. This remote New Mexico town had hit the jackpot. It didn’t matter that there wasn’t a shred of credible evidence to support the claim that a flying saucer crashed here. It didn’t matter that there were no credible witnesses to alien bodies.” ~ Peter Jennings
  18. “What most people don’t understand is that UFOs are on a cosmic tourist route. That’s why they’re always seen in Arizona, Scotland, and New Mexico. Another thing to consider is that all three of those destinations are good places to play golf. So there’s possibly some connection between aliens and golf.” ~ Alice Cooper
  19. “I used to be sick of the backroads of Minnesota. I had to drive 30 miles to get home every day, take the schoolbus for two hours. But to drive through America and see the backroads, from Nashville to Memphis, Lovick to New Mexico, was incredible. It was probably the greatest trip of my life.” ~ Garrett Hedlund
  20. “The Aztecs believe they started up in what’s now New Mexico and wandered for 10,000 years before they got down into where they are now, in Mexico City. That’s a weird legend.” ~ Jerry Pournelle

  21. “I know aliens from other worlds are required to arrive in New Mexico, but why stay there?” ~ Roger Ebert
  22. “I think New Mexico was the greatest experience from the outside world that I have ever had.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  23. “I think spiritual perception comes from natural and healthy relationship to the land and I’ve had that. I get an easy, automatic sense of myself in nature, a wholeness and I feel nowhere else. I think people should live where praying is most immediate. That`s why I live in New Mexico. The physical terrain, the feeling, the environment, and culture improve my life just by waking up there.” ~ Val Kilmer , New Mexico quotes life
  24. “Until I came to New Mexico, I never realized how much beauty water adds to a river.” ~ Mark Twain

  25. ” “I know how to create and make people feel something. Honestly, if I didn’t do this, I would just have some minimum-wage job in New Mexico, and I would go out on the weekends and make just enough money to pay my insurance and pay for a couple beers, and that would be it.” ~ Freddie Prinze, Jr.
  26. “I grew up in trailer houses in New Mexico, Arkansas, Texas, and Oklahoma.” ~ Ronnie Dunn
  27. “I’ve stayed buddies with my old buddy Jackie Slater. I talk to Jackie Slater. I play golf with Marcus Allen a lot. I play golf with Marshall Faulk a lot. My buddy Craig Young, he lives up in New Mexico. I still talk to a lot of the guys.” ~ Eric Dickerson
  28. “New Mexico is full of brave men and women who have dedicated their lives to service.” ~ Tom Udall

  29. “I went over to see Marina two or three or four times a week. I knew as long as I could see the girl I would be all right…. Soon after, I got a letter from Fay. She and the child were living in a hippie commune in New Mexico. It was a nice place, she said. Marina would be able to breathe there. She enclosed a little drawing the girl had made for me.” ~ Charles Bukowski
  30. “In New Mexico, he always awoke a young man, not until he arose and began to shave did he realize that he was growing older. His first consciousness was a sense of the light dry wind blowing in through the windows, with the fragrance of hot sun and sage-brush and sweet clover; a wind that made one’s body feel light and one’s heart cry ‘To-day, to-day,’ like a child’s.” ~ Willa Cather
  31. “The H-1B visa program which helps sustain our rapidly growing economy and also helps meet the health care needs of families living in rural New Mexico.” ~ Heather Wilson
  32. “New Mexico has been, in the past, a swing state.” ~ Heather Wilson

  33. “Is it me or is Bush going everywhere Kerry goes? So far in the past week, President Bush has followed John Kerry to Davenport, Iowa; New Mexico; Las Vegas; Los Angeles; and he follows him to Portland, Oregon. The only place he never followed John Kerry was Vietnam.” ~ Jay Leno
  34. “I’m in New Mexico making a movie called “Granite Mountain.” I’m playing the head of the organization called Statesman, which is the United States version of Kingsman. I’m like how Michael Caine was in the original.” ~ Jeff Bridges
  35. “I was thinking about New Mexico, and I rounded the corner in New York, and there was a New Mexico license plate: “New Mexico, land of enchantment.”” ~ William S. Burroughs

  36. “Suddenly the land is haunted by all these dead Indians. There is this new fascination with the Southwest, with places like Santa Fe, New Mexico, where people come down from New York and Boston and dress up as Indians. When I go to Santa Fe, I find real Indians living there, but they are not involved in the earth worship that the American environmentalists are so taken by. Many of these Indians are interested, rather, in becoming Evangelical Christians.” ~ Richard Rodriguez
  37. “Writing a book set in New Mexico was partially a way to express my own love for the state, and partially a way to prudently follow the advice to write what you know.” ~ Liza Campbell
  38. “I lived in New Mexico until I was seventeen, and honestly I’ve been homesick ever since I left.” ~ Liza Campbell
  39. “I read recently that I was born in Arizona. I wasn’t born in Arizona. I was born in New Mexico, but I can understand why people might confuse those two Southwestern desert states.” ~ Baron Vaughn

  40. “In September 1942 the U.S. government purchased 58,575 acres of wilderness in eastern Tennessee. Soon there was a town, Oak Ridge, and amazing scientific facilities. Thirty-four months after the purchase, an atomic blast lit the New Mexico desert. After 43 months in Iraq, U.S. forces still struggle to cope with improvised explosive devices.” ~ George Will
  41. “The Pentagon tested an anti-missile system in New Mexico Wednesday. The test was an incomplete success. While the interceptor was shooting down the incoming missile, three thousand illegal aliens walked right across the border under its nose.” ~ Argus Hamilton
  42. “I started writing about New Mexico in an autobiography class I was taking for school, and realized that it was very inspiring place for me.” ~ Liza Campbell

  43. “I am happiest in the brush and by myself – whether that’s the woods of northern Minnesota or the wilds of Alaska behind a dog team, picking through the foothills of the mountains by my ranch in New Mexico on horseback, or on the ship of my sailboat on the Pacific – so I guess it made sense to me that both Brian and Samuel would find their challenges and adventures, if that’s what you call them, in the woods.” ~ Gary Paulsen
  44. “When I go across the country, whether it’s Albuquerque, New Mexico, whether it’s Birmingham, Alabama or Milwaukee, Wisconsin, there are always forces at play that I choose to relate to and extract inspiration from, and as long as they stay committed to the struggle against poverty, I find a role for myself.” ~ Harry Belafonte
  45. “I may yet move [from Nashville], and where would I move if not Texas or New Mexico? I couldn’t afford a home in California. I need to travel out of there occasionally.” ~ Steve Young

  46. “I got a letter from 13-year-old Ryan from Belfast. Now, Ryan, if you’re out in the crowd tonight, here’s the answer to your question. No, as far as I know, an alien spacecraft did not crash in Roswell, New Mexico, in 1947. And, Ryan, if the United States Air Force did recover alien bodies, they didn’t tell me about it, either, and I want to know.” ~ William J. Clinton
  47. “We have had drought where I live in New Mexico for several years, and I began to think about rain and green plants and growing. Fairies naturally came to mind when I imagined walking in green places. They are workers for the growth principle.” ~ Mei-mei Berssenbrugge
  48. “Here I am in the state of New Mexico. George Bush is still in the state of denial. New Mexico has five electoral votes. The state of denial has none. I like my chances.” ~ John F. Kerry

  49. “We can see, from California to New York, from Maine to Florida, Seattle to New Mexico – everywhere there are women’s groups. Everywhere there are women who have gotten together to examine global warming, and women who have gotten together to prepare each other for single parenting – there are women who have come together to be supportive to those whose mates are in prison, male or female, partners are in prison. All sorts of gatherings of women. I mean, I’m just celebrating my 80th year on this planet, and I look back 50 years ago and there was nothing like that.” ~ Maya Angelou
  50. “New Mexico is an environment where we are open for business.” ~ Susana Martinez
  51. “I live in Santa Fe, New Mexico. And I travel a tremendous amount. I’m in New York and California a lot, but then also I like faraway places a lot.” ~ Ali MacGraw
  52. “We don’t want crimes committed in New Mexico falling through the cracks. This legislation ensures that there is no area of our state where crimes can be committed without consequence.” ~ Pete Domenici

  53. “The Civil War was fought in 10,000 places, from Valverde, New Mexico, and Tullahoma, Tennessee, to St. Albans, Vermont, and Fernandina on the Florida coast. More than 3 million Americans fought in it, and over 600,000 men, 2 percent of the population, died in it.” ~ Bruce Catton
  54. “Once upon a time Apache land would have stretched farther than the horizon, through New Mexico almost to Texas, but as white men found gold, silver, turquoise, and copper beneath its surface they carved up the territory like children sneaking to the fridge and slicing off a chocolate cake bit by bit: hoping at first that the loss wouldn’t be noticed but ultimately not really caring.” ~ Victoria Finlay
  55. “I think a couple things, I mean, you know, the tragic death of Matthew Shepard occurred in Wyoming. Colorado and Wyoming are very similar. We have some of the same, you know, backward-thinking in the kind of rural Western areas you see in, you know, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico.” ~ John Hickenlooper

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