Buffalo Quotes

Buffalo Quotes by Ian Gillan, Barbara Holland, Jim Sturgess, Blake Lively, Isabella Bird, David Mamet and many others.

I love Buffalo. The people here are wonderful, genuine; they look you straight in the eye.
A catless writer is almost inconceivable. It’s a perverse taste, really, since it would be easier to write with a herd of buffalo in the room than even one cat; they make nests in the notes and bite the end of the pen and walk on the typewriter keys.
It kind of sounds pretentious, but a film I find deeply romantic is ‘Buffalo ’66,’ which is a film by Vincent Gallo. It’s about how you break down all those barriers and expose yourself and open yourself up to ultimately being hurt.
When I was a child, I probably should have been medicated about my obsession with The Spice Girls. I had the Buffalo shoes, a customised Baby Spice necklace – when I say custom-made, it was made out of plastic from the local mall – and a Union Jack dress.
Cock-fighting, which has attained to the dignity of a literature of its own, is the popular Malay sport; but the grand sport is a tiger and buffalo fight, reserved for rare occasions, however, on account of its expense. Cock-fighting is a source of gigantic gambling and desperate feuds.
I’ve been alienating my public since I was 20 years old. When ‘American Buffalo’ came out on Broadway, people would storm out and say, ‘How dare he use that kind of language!’ Of course I’m alienating the public! That’s what they pay me for.
Buffalo wings and cider is all I need.
Be the buffalo. Wilma Mankiller, the first female principal chief of the Cherokee nation, once told me how the cow runs away from the storm while the buffalo charges directly toward it—and gets through it quicker. Whenever I’m confronted with a tough challenge, I do not prolong the torment. I become the buffalo.
I come from Eastside Buffalo and prison cells. That’s the beauty about hip-hop. It just brings everybody together.
What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the winter time. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the Sunset.
Wal-Mart is going in and slaughtering [small towns] just as we once killed the buffalo.
I remember that first week at the Whisky and the gigs we (The Buffalo Springfield) did with the Byrds, We could really smoke ! That band never got on record as bad, and as hard as we were. Live we sounded like the Rolling Stones.
I learned about the market‘s power when I was traded to the Buffalo Bills for $100.
Look, I spent six years in Philly. And for the longest time, I thought there was nothing like Eagles fans. Until I got to Buffalo.
The cow can be saved only if buffalo-breeding is given up.
Ultimately, one of the best decisions I ever made was when I became a Buffalo Bill.
Bill Polian and I agreed when we first came together with the Buffalo Bills that we’d bring players only of high character to the team.
I had all kinds of allergy problems with certain meats, and with fruits and vegetables with pesticides. So I turned to bear, caribou, venison, hippopotamus, buffalo, elk and moose. Taste-wise, buffalo and elk are tied for first. Not gamy, and loaded with protein. And very expensive, I might add.
I had seen a herd of Buffalo, one hundred and twenty-nine of them, come out of the morning mist under a copper sky, one by one, as if the dark and massive, iron-like animals with the mighty horizontally swung horns were not approaching, but were being created before my eyes and sent out as they were finished.
Coming from Buffalo, N.Y., I recognize the distinct difference between inside-the-Beltway conservatives and lake-shore conservatives. It’s populist conservatism.
I lived around the man who was the model for Buffalo Bill in the movieSilence of the Lambs.’
There was such a relationship between the buffalo and the American Indian – the Indians would eat them, live inside their pelts, use every part of the body. There was almost no separation between the people and the animals.
Fortunately, I had cousins who lived in Buffalo and would often go to visit them, which I loved to do because I liked Buffalo as it was a big city. Even today, the bigger the city, the better.
Ho Chi Minh and Vietnam were perfect for Lyndon Johnson: 220 million against 18 million, water buffalo and all. No risk, really.
My mother always told me not to handle a buffalo by its tail, but always catch it by its horns. And I have used that lesson in everything in my life, including the Railways.
Buffalo meat tastes just as delicious as red meat, but it comes much leaner. Because of its leanness, it also cooks more quickly.
What I love about elk hunting is its similarities to turkey hunting. When you call to a bull elk, and it comes in ripping things apart and sounding like a herd of buffalo coming at you, it’s exciting!
I’ve been in radio, God, twenty years. I started as a stand-up comedian. I wanted to be Carol Burnett when I was growing up. Radio was just kind of an accident. I did morning radio in my hometown of Buffalo, then went to Rochester, then Chicago, and then New York.
The skylines of Buffalo, New York, and Toronto, Ontario, some 40 miles away, can be seen from the eight observation areas of the Seagram Tower.
I’ve never been crazy when it comes to controlling my diet. I just avoid processed foods, don’t mix carbs and make sure I get my protein. I’m a carnivore. I love my wild game and especially my buffalo meat.
It appears from Mr. Smith‘s account that there is no scarcity of buffalo as he penetrated the country.
I cannot imagine how I could ever stop rooting for the Buffalo Bills over the actions of a few players in a time of political upheaval.
In 1966, I attended Marquette University and graduated from the University of California at Santa Cruz in 1970. I received my doctorate in English from the State University of New York at Buffalo, where I wrote my dissertation on William Faulkner‘s early novels.
Historically the buffalo had more influence on man than all other Plains animals combined. It was life, food, raiment, and shelter to the Indians. The buffalo and the Plains Indians lived together, and together passed away. The year 1876 marks practically the end of both.
Walter Prescott Webb
From the Bronx to Buffalo, cities and towns in New York have been plagued by what are commonly called zombie properties. These are homes that residents abandon – often after they have received a foreclosure notice – which then languish, uncared-for, until the foreclosure process is complete.
I am the Great White Buffalo and I play an American-made Gibson guitar that can blow your head clean off at 100 paces.
A lot of people from Buffalo haven‘t even been outside of Buffalo. Probably 75% of Buffalo never even been in New York City. We just come from a different kind of place. You just have to be from there to kind of understand that.
I grew up in Buffalo, New York, and was a big Bills fan.
It was the Buffalo Bills at the Minnesota Vikings on NBC. It went to about five markets.
Neil Young and Barry Friedman had stolen a Buffalo Springfield sign off the steamroller for Barrys house. They put it up. We all looked at it on the wall and a light went off. That’s how we came up with the name
When I was in Buffalo, Fred Jackson was you know, I would say he was a big mentor of mine and when I was in Miami, I probably picked apart Brian Hartline, Davone Bess, those guys.
I’m a Buffalo wing magnet, a sandwich fanatic, a cheesesteak guy. But I’ll only get a cheesesteak in Philadelphia. No one else does it right.
My parents, fleeing a repressive regime in the Dominican Republic, were embraced by this country and taught us to love it in return. After my father served proudly in the U.S. Army, they settled in Buffalo, N.Y., and were able to live the American Dream.
I supported Donald Trump, I sat back when he asked me to introduce him at a rally in Buffalo, I did that.
My family moved to Buffalo, New York in 1940 where I was raised.
When people think of the West, it’s easy to envision wagon trains, Buffalo Bill, the glory days of the Gold Rush. Cowboy hats come to mind.
In 2014, with the help of Donald Trump, my friend Chuck Sonntag and I got a group of Big Tree Boys together to organize fans to help keep the Bills in Buffalo. We started Bills Fan Thunder, and we played a small public role in saving our team.
Buffalo has a great fan base, they go crazy man.
A pound of Alaskan king crab legs and buffalo shrimp = happy Travie.
Few Indians only had breech cloths, most being wrapped in buffalo robes, otherwise quite naked.
Women love the last blow as well as the last word, and when they fight for love they are pitiless as a wounded buffalo.
I know we’ll lead the league in defense.
GNU, n. An animal of South Africa, which in its domesticated state resembles a horse, a buffalo and a stag. In its wild condition it is something like a thunderbolt, an earthquake and a cyclone.
Was the Buffalo chicken wing invented
when Teressa Bellissimo thought of splitting it in half and deep frying it and serving it with celery and blue-cheese dressing? Was it invented when John Young started using mambo sauce
and thought of elevating wings into a specialty?
As with cows, mares, female camels, slave girls, buffalo cows, she goats, and ewes, it is not the begetter ,or his owner who obtains the offspring, even thus ,it is with the wives of others.
The buffalo is all gone, and an Indian can’t catch enough jack rabbits to subsist himself and his family, and then, there aren’t enough jack rabbits to catch. What are they to do?
So is the savage buffalo, especially delighting in dark places, where he can wallow in the mud and slake his thirst without much trouble; and here also we find the wild pig.
The Tom Brady sandwich would be a prosciutto with a nice Buffalo mozzarella, on a crispy baguette with a little fresh basil. Brady is classy; he’s a really cool dude. He’s got a lot of flavor.
Buffalo Springfield had three guitar players, and we thought they were so cool. So we started doing the three-guitar thing, and people started calling us the ‘guitar army‘ and all this stuff.
I’m a health nut, but when I eat, I go hard. I’m a Buffalo wing magnet, a sandwich fanatic, a cheesesteak guy. But I’ll only get a cheesesteak in Philadelphia. No one else does it right.
The only introduction to sports that I had before meeting my husband was Buffalo Bills football and Doug Flutely Flakes. My dad grew up in Buffalo and has been a Bills fan all his life.
We’re doing everything we can to help bands from Buffalo.
I like to watch old films. Meet Me in St Louis, Cul-de-Sac and Buffalo 66 are some of my favourites.
Anglersexaggerate grossly and make gentle and inoffensive creatures sound like wounded buffalo and man-eating tigers.
The coat of the buffalo never pinches under the arm, never puckers at the shoulders; it is always the same, yet never old fashioned nor out of date.
Whether a character in your novel is full of choler, bile, phlegm, blood or plain old buffalo chips, the fire of life is in there, too, as long as that character lives.
There’s a bunch of plays that I never got to do because I was either too young or too old for the parts, like ‘Slow Dance on the Killing Ground‘ and ‘Dutchman.’ For ‘American Buffalo,’ I was the wrong color.
It really all started in Buffalo, when it was cold, I wanted to see if I could grow facial hair and lo and behold it just kept growing.
I love long-jumping, and if I’m granted the opportunity without repercussions, then I will pursue it further, but I’m obligated to Buffalo Bills football and that’s the main focus.
She’s my friend, the boy said simply. That’s who she is and that’s enough for me. As Minli looked at the buffalo boy, aglow with happiness against his poor surroundings, she saw it was enough for him. More than enough, as the smile that kept curling up on his face told her.
Grace Lin
This is Buffalo, New York. It’s like. Scranton without the charm.
You made peace,” said the buffalo man. “You took our words and made them your own. They never understood that they were here—and the people who worshiped them were here—because it suits us that they are here. But we can change our minds. And perhaps we will.
“Go and Say Goodbye” by the Buffalo Springfield stands as one of the first examples of what would later be branded country rock
I will remain what I am until I die, a hunter, and when there are no buffalo or other game I will send my children to hunt and live on prairie, for where an Indian is shut up in one place his body becomes weak.
My teaching career started with me teaching comp at a very small school in Buffalo. And I was terrible at that point. They never should have hired me.
I had an opportunity to work for the US Department of Probation in Buffalo.
I love the warm weather being from Buffalo.
I was lucky that science fair was mandatory at my high school in inner-city Buffalo.
The best present I have ever received was when I was about 13 and I got a really cool pair of black fake buffalo shoes. I was so happy about them. They were fake but I was ok with that.
So many people are working in vaudeville today that I looked for three weeks to book enough acts for an hour bill and didn’t have them until the night before we opened in Buffalo and money was no object!
Coming to Buffalo three years, two and a half years ago, whatever it’s been a lot of people said, ‘Why are you going there? You’re not going to be able to get it turned around.’ But we got it turned around, with a lot of work yet to do.
I’m very proud to represent Buffalo in the WWE.
I decided to build up my band in Buffalo because Buffalo was where I had originally built up my own musical strength.
If the government can set aside some spot for a elk to be a elk without being bothered, or a buffalo to be a buffalo without being shot down, there ought to be some place where a Negro can be a Negro without being Jim Crowed.
I can’t tell you how proud I am to be the head coach of the Buffalo Bills.
Cows run away from the storm while the buffalo charges toward it – and gets through it quicker. Whenever I’m confronted with a tough challenge, I do not prolong the torment, I become the buffalo.
Only seven years ago we made a treaty by which we were assured that the buffalo country should be left to us forever. Now they threaten to take that from us also.
What you learn growing up in a place like Buffalo is that your job isn’t just your paycheck, it’s your identity. It doesn’t just give you dollars, it gives you dignity.
I’ve always been intrigued with the variety of answers this generation will give their children who ask, “Where did I come from, Mommy?” They will range from “Number 176 vial in Buffalo, New York,” to “You were defrosted.”
I used to date a girl from Buffalo. Why can’t I meet a girl with normal parents?
I’m from the inner city of Buffalo.
I just didn’t have time to deliver a Buffalo accent in a day, so I didn’t even try it.
No person, I think, ever saw a herd of buffalo, of which a few were fat and the great majority lean. No person ever saw a flock of birds, of which two or three were swimming in grease, and the others all skin and bone.
It’s never sunny in Buffalo.
Yet technique matters, even so. God uses it, for a buffalo is not a leopard.
The American Indian is of the soil, whether it be the region of forests, plains, pueblos, or mesas. He fits into the landscape, for the hand that fashioned the continent also fashioned the man for his surroundings. He once grew as naturally as the wild sunflowers, he belongs just as the buffalo belonged.
Buffalo rib-eye steaks, on the grill, is my favorite meal, seriously. It has less fat, more vitamins and more protein than beef. It is wonderful. Look, it was what the Indians ate, and they were very healthy. It’s very good meat.
Though so trifling, the success of our first Buffalo hunt gave us quite a social lift.
I’m from Buffalo, which is a blue-collar city, and I’ve kind of embraced that.
Buffalo Bill’s
Whenever you go out to eat you gotta get the appetizer. ‘Cause the appetizer’s just an excuse for an extra meal. You’re always like “Lets see, I will start with the 80 buffalo wings…and do you have a low-cal blue cheese? ‘Cause I don’t wanna fill up too much.”
To be selected was an honor, and in respect of the family member chosen to run, families held feasts and gave away prized beaver coats, quilled tobacco bags and buffalo hides.
An economic message, an economic platform unites the factory worker in Scranton, the young woman in Los Angeles struggling to pay her college debt and the single mom in Buffalo who’s on minimum wage.
Buffalo Bill’s defunct who used to ride a watersmooth-silver stallion and break onetwothreefourfive pigeonsjustlikethat Jesus he was a handsome man and what i want to know is how do you like your blueeyed boy Mister Death
I love competition and people who are elite at what they do, and I’m a huge Cleveland Cavaliers and Buffalo Bills fan.
The start of a World Cross Country event is like riding a horse in the middle of a buffalo stampede. It’s a thrill if you keep up, but one slip and you’re nothing but hoof prints.
Ed Eyestone
I sit at my desk
each night with no place to go,
opening the wrinkled maps of Milwaukee and Buffalo,
the whole U.S.,
its cemeteries, its arbitrary time zones,
through routes like small veins, capitals like small stones.
I would have loved to stay in Buffalo and all that.
I did this whole series on the buffalo soldiers-on black soldiers-I did another series on black cowboys, and I presented myself to the gallery system, and all these people with these massive collections didn’t know there were black cowboys or black soldiers. I ended up hitting a niche I didn’t know was there.
Sorry I don’t eat buffalo.
I’d love it to be in Buffalo. I love football. But I know how important it is to live your life like you want to.
Philly fans are more emotional, but the Buffalo fans are a bigger crowd I think.
I love buffalo wings and eat them at least three times a week.
The extermination of the buffalo has been a veritable tragedy of the animal world.
I’d catch a punt naked, in the snow, in Buffalo, for a chance to play in the NFL.
Steve Henderson
The appetizer is just an excuse for an extra meal. Let’s see, I will start with the eighty buffalo wings.
Betty took him for a walk in the zoo and he was amused by her evident belief in the curative power of animals. She seemed to think that it must steady him to look at a buffalo.
General Howe turned out some German wild boars and sows in his forests, to the great terror of the neighbourhood; and, at one time, a wild bull or buffalo: but the country rose upon them and destroyed them.
My last two years at Buffalo, I’ve had so many trade requests. Rumors every year.
[For American consumer society], the country’s reserves of ignorance constitute a natural resource as precious as the Mississippi River or the long-lost herds of buffalo.
One of my best friends got recruited to go to Miami, and another one went to South Florida. You’re talking about two big schools in Florida, and I had to go all the way up to Buffalo. I was like, ‘OK, I have to put in some more work.’ That’s just the way it has been ever since.
[last words] What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night.
Buffalo Wild Wings is always a good choice.
It’s a great honor to be an Under Armour All-American and to follow in the fast-growing tradition of this game. It’s a great opportunity to spend the New Year in Florida, which is going to be a little warmer than Buffalo.
Like I always tell people, Buffalo is closer to Toronto than New York City. We an hour and a half away – that’s the next major city to us is Toronto. Buffalo’s connected to Canada.
The Treaty of Fort Laramie established most of what would later become South Dakota as a reservation, along with the Black Hills. But the treaty did not stop miners, buffalo hunters, railroad men, or settlers from intruding on Lakota lands.
You know, buffalo are significantly bigger than elk. I grew up near Yellowstone so I’ve been near buffalo. Buffalo are huge.
I moved back to Buffalo in 2009, and I had this moment where I wanted to have the best of both worlds. I wanted to be able to be in church and cook at home but then still get on a plane and fly back to New York and be this supermodel.
Beale Street is a very famous street in the history of America. You know, American music in particular. From the blues to jazz, it’s a connecting city from New Orleans that goes all the way up to Buffalo through New York.
Of course Toronto might as well be Buffalo, because we get each other’s TV.
‘American Buffalo’ is special. I can’t wait to fight to make an audience feel about it as I do.
I’m not possessed about owning the Buffalo Bills, just as I wasn’t possessed about owning the Buffalo Sabres.
I can still remember the feel in my hand of that most wonderful American coin ever minted, a nickel with a buffalo on one side and the head of an Indian on the other. That nickel was a daily proof of our country‘s past. Bring it back!
I’m thankful for the relationship that I established with guys here in my time in Buffalo.
We were now back at Smith Landing, and fired with a desire to make another Buffalo expedition on which we should have ampler time and cover more than a mere corner of the range.
My grandmother on my mother’s side lived to nearly 100 years old, and she had seen Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show as a little girl and had come to Texas by covered wagon.
The day I set foot in Hyderabad, I saw an animal being hit by a vehicle. The city did not have a shelter for the bleeding animal, and I brought it home. In less than a month, our house was home to all kinds of animals – a buffalo with a broken hip, a blind mongoose, goats, dogs, cats.
Fish farming, even with conventional techniques, changes fish within a few generations from an animal like a wild buffalo or a wildebeest to the equivalent of a domestic cow.
My experience with Buffalo Springfield was that they did not rehearse.
I’ve got favorite sweatshirts and my Buffalo Bills sweatshirts that I’ve had for years. I will never abandon them. They are my pride and joy.