The most serious charge which can be brought against New England is not Puritanism but February.
Joseph Wood Crutch
The New England Journal of Medicine reports that 9 out of 10 doctors agree that 1 out of 10 doctors is an idiot.
The New England conscience does not stop you from doing what you shouldn’t – it just stops you from enjoying it.
Only a liberal senator from Massachusetts would say that a 49 percent increase in funding for education was not enough.
George W. Bush
I have just returned from Boston. It’s the only sane thing to do if you find yourself up there. Fred Allen
Summer person: ‘Nice little town, so old and quaint. But I suppose you have a lot of oddballs, too.’ Native: ‘Oh, yes, quite a few. You see ‘em around. But they’re mostly gone after Labor Day.’ — Adapted from Judson D. Hale, Sr., Inside New England, 1982
A Vermont year is nine months winter and three months of damn poor sleddin’. Old Vermont farmer quoted byRay Bearse, author.