Top 35 Flint Quotes

In this post, you will find great Flint Quotes from famous people, such as Michael Moore, Kyle Kuzma, Harriet Ann Jacobs, Chris Roberson, Elizabeth Esty. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.

Back in the '80s and '90s, when GM was consistently pos

Back in the ’80s and ’90s, when GM was consistently posting giant profits, they were simultaneously firing tens of thousands of workers in my hometown of Flint and across Michigan.
Being from Flint, especially in the basketball community, is a big deal. Basketball in Flint, you‘re pretty much like a god there if you play college basketball or are lucky enough to make it to the NBA.
DURING the first years of my service in Dr. Flint’s family, I was accustomed to share some indulgences with the children of my mistress.
I grew up on all of the great spy movies and TV series of the Sixties – not just Bond, but Derek Flint and the Avengers and Modesty Blaise and the Man from UNCLE and on and on. Every time I sit down to work on Cinderella, I’m writing a love letter to all of those characters.
I have a very high love for the game. My mom would always drop me off at the YMCA downtown in Flint, and I’d stay there all day. If she couldn’t take me, I’d take the bus there and be there until she’d pick me up when she got off work. I’ve always had the love for basketball.
The water crisis in Flint, Michigan, has shown us what can happen when we ignore the warning signs of lead poisoning and corroding pipes.
Yeah I definitely rep the city of Flint.
Saying drinking water is ‘safewithout any supporting documentation is wrong. Resting on the comfort that the DHEC and the USEPA are there to give you cover is the same mistake the City of Flint made.
I don’t want to be one of those guys who makes it somewhere and forgets where they come from. Flint is very important to me.
Look, I’m not a water expert. I’m not a scientist. But I’ve been to Flint. I’ve seen what’s happening. We have a third-world situation still going on in the United States of America. That’s the truth.
Flint is not a hopeless city and I mean that.
Sure, there’s a lot of negativity, but basketball is such a huge thing in my community. Flint has a very rich tradition in basketball.
I grew up on North Saginaw, the north side of Flint, which is considered the worst part and I was able to make it; I was able to make it by just making smart decisions from a very young age.
Flint is a big, industrial city. But when I was growing up, they had the recession, lead in the water, and all this other stuff. The city was really depleted.
So whether that’s taking a bunch of people from Chicago down to Standing Rock or being in Flint, Michigan, or being in Palestine or Baton Rouge after Alton Sterling’s killing, I’ve been trying to, just as a man, be present and stand with the struggling and oppressed people around the world.
Kids in Flint don’t even know that you can write to express your feelings and go to the gym and work out, you can run, you can do whatever you love to help relieve stress.
I go for drives in the Flint Hills, which is the setting for ‘The Virgin of Small Plains‘.
Nancy Pickard
I think the most interesting parts of human experience might be the sparks that come from that sort of chipping flint of cultures rubbing against each other. And living on the border between Mexico and the U.S. for so many years gave me a lot of insight into that.
Capitalism would have never let me be a filmmaker, living in Flint, Michigan with a high school education. I was going to have to make that happen myself.
Growing up, I was a Detroit Pistons fan, being from Flint. During not the Bad Boys but Chauncey Billups and Ben Wallace era, and growing up, I always wanted to be a Piston.
I had a newspaper in Flint, Michigan called the ‘Flint Voice,’ and so it was a, you know, underground, alternative newspaper that I edited and put out for about ten years.
Fighting in Flint in front of all my fans has been a dream of mine since turning pro. Having the opportunity to make history by fighting for the undisputed title in a second weight division is something I’m very proud of.
Living in Flint, poverty is an obstacle that you have to fight through. I always had to fend for my brother and sister – I was always the one to sacrifice my meals so that they could eat.
I was inspired by all of it. ‘The Avengers,’ ‘Harry Palmer,’ ‘The Prisoner,’ ‘The Man from UNCLE,’ ‘In Like Flint.’ Of course, there’s a huge shadow of Bond – Bond is the monolith of spy movies – but it’s not just about Bond; there were a lot of other things that influenced me.
I wanted to explore the world and explore life. I wanted to have more to life than Flint.
Wise anger is like fire from a flint: there is great ado to get it out; and when it does come, it is out again immediately.
Growing up in Flint, Michigan, I saw so many kids from my school end up in jail or unemployed, and gangs would hang out and cause trouble in my neighborhood. I had to learn how to protect myself, because it didn’t feel like anyone else was protecting me.
Coming back to Flint and seeing my family keeps me humble. Even though I’ve been on a worldwide stage, I can still communicate with them on a hood level, if that’s what you want to call it.
There are a lot of elderly people in Flint who are homebound and can’t get the supplies they need.
I keep going back to Flint for one reason: the people. They still have hope. They just need to know that there are other people who still care about them.
Flint’s got so many hardworking, good people who just want a fair shake and it starts with making sure their government is responsive and protecting them and making sure everyone‘s got access to clean water.
The voices of the residents of Flint did not get heard

The voices of the residents of Flint did not get heard by people that were making decisions and I think that’s the most important thing. I want to make sure those voices are answered in the future.
I wish I could do more in Flint but they estimated the amount that it would cost to fix Flint and it would be a little over $1 billion and I’m definitely not a billionaire. It’s extremely heartbreaking the way the city is being treated in my opinion.
Dr. Flint had sworn that he would make me suffer, to my last day, for this new crime against him, as he called it; and as long as he had me in his power he kept his word.
I think the most interesting parts of human experience might be the sparks that come from that sort of chipping flint of cultures rubbing against each other.