Quotes of the week

  • Posted: Thursday, February 28, 2013 8:44 p.m.

“I will work with anybody. Nobody is going to accuse Paul Woodson of not working with the county commissioners.”

— Mayor Paul Woodson,

On working with Rowan County on a business incubator


“One life, that’s what we get. I am here to suggest that you live it joyfully.”

— Kurt Corriher,

Author and Catawba faculty member, at 10th Annual Lilly Colloquium

“I look at it as a part of life. If you want to fight for what’s right, you have to figure out the venue to get it done. Politics is one venue.”

— Dr. Ada Fisher,

N.C. Republican National Committeewoman

“I looked at it as,‘You don’t give up, you don’t quit, especially if it’s something you believe in.’ That’s how I was brought up.”

— N.C. Rep. Carl Ford

On losing four times before winning an election

“This damn ‘wow’ is costly, I’ll tell you.”

— Jeff Littleton,

co-owner of Nashville Nights, on giving the new night club the “wow” factor

“At that moment, I knew I was part of the team.”

— Calvin Strawder,

First black student at East Rowan High, on Mustang teammates coming to his defense on the football field

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