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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteFame is only good for one thing-they will cash your check in a small town.

 Truman Capote quotes (American short-story Writer, Novelist and Playwright, 1924-1984)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteThere's a lot more business out there in small town America than I ever dreamed of.

 Sam Walton quotes (American retail Executive and Founder of Wal-Mart Stores Inc, the largest retail sales chain in the United States. 1918-1992)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteA small town is a place where there's no place to go where you shouldn't.

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteIn Vineyard Haven, on Martha's Vineyard, mostly I love the soft collision here of harbor and shore, the subtly haunting briny quality that all small towns have when they are situated on the sea

 William Styron quotes (American Writer and Novelist, He is noted for his treatment of tragic themes and his use of a rich, classical prose style (Confessions of Nat Turner.). b.1925)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteI hate small towns because once you've seen the cannon in the park there's nothing else to do.

 Lenny Bruce quotes (Controversial American stand-up Comedian and Satirist of the 1950s and 60s. 1925-1966)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteSHERIFF, n. In America the chief executive office of a country, whose most characteristic duties, in some of the Western and Southern States, are the catching and hanging of rogues.



John Elmer Pettibone Cajee

(I write of him with little glee) Was just as bad as he could be.



'Twas frequently remarked: "I swon! The sun has never looked upon So bad a man as Neighbor John."



A sinner through and through, he had This added fault: it made him mad To know another man was bad.



In such a case he thought it right To rise at any hour of night And quench that wicked person's light.



Despite the town's entreaties, he Would hale him to the nearest tree And leave him swinging wide and free.



Or sometimes, if the humor came, A luckless wight's reluctant frame Was given to the cheerful flame.



While it was turning nice and brown, All unconcerned John met the frown Of that austere and righteous town.



"How sad," his neighbors said, "that he So scornful of the law should be -- An anar c, h, i, s, t."



(That is the way that they preferred To utter the abhorrent word, So strong the aversion that it stirred.)



"Resolved," they said, continuing,

"That Badman John must cease this thing Of having his unlawful fling.



"Now, by these sacred relics" --here Each man had out a souvenir Got at a lynching yesteryear --



"By these we swear he shall forsake His ways, nor cause our hearts to ache By sins of rope and torch and stake.



"We'll tie his red right hand until He'll have small freedom to fulfil The mandates of his lawless will."



So, in convention then and there, They named him Sheriff. The affair Was opened, it is said, with prayer. --J. Milton Sloluck

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