Quotes of Columbium

“ There is no city in the United States in which I can get a warmer welcome and fewer votes than Columbia, Ohio. ”

- John F. Kennedy

“ I was a student at Columbia College, actually, in the Architecture school. Paul would drive in from Queens, showing me these new songs. I can't remember us working it out. ”

- Art Garfunkel

“ I was going to Columbia Pictures and Eastman Kodak had a class going for cameramen. I signed up to be a field cameraman. I showed this film to my professor and he showed it to Frank Capra. ”

- Ray Harryhausen

“ And ne'er shall the sons of Columbia be slaves, while the earth bears a plant, or the sea rolls its waves. ”

- Robert Treat Paine

“ LL.D. Letters indicating the degree Legumptionorum Doctor, one learned in laws, gifted with legal gumption. Some suspicion is cast upon this derivation by the fact that the title was formerly LL.d., and conferred only upon gentlemen distinguished for their wealth… ”

- Ambrose Bierce

“ Canada's first Prime Minister sought, unsuccessfully, to give women the vote. Today, a century after his passing, a woman stands before you as Prime Minister of Canada. Canada's first Prime Minister also sought, successfully, to bring British Columbia into Confederation… ”

- Kim Campbell

“ I have met thousands of Canadians individually-in their homes, in their communities, in every province across the country. From my home province of British Columbia to Newfoundland, I have sensed the deep desire in Canadians of every age to get involved, to become part of our life as a nation, to have control of their own lives… ”

- Kim Campbell

“ I had been on the road for a long time and was not really getting anywhere. Bob Johnston, a friend of mine, had taken over Columbia in Nashville. He asked me if I wanted to come down. I did — thank God I did. ”

- Charlie Daniels

“ Some years ago I became president of Columbia University and learned within 24 hours to be ready to speak at the drop of a hat, and I learned something more, the trustees were expected to be ready to speak at the passing of the hat. ”

- Dwight D. Eisenhower

“ Everything within takes place after Jack died and before my mom and I drowned in a burning ferry in the cool tannin-tinted Guaviare River in the east central Columbia, with forty-two locals we hadn't yet met. ”

- Dave Eggers
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