Raised In The South Quotes by Colin Powell, Sonia Sotomayor, Ed Helms, James Denton, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa and many others.
I was born in Harlem, raised in the South Bronx, went to public school, got out of public college, went into the Army, and then I just stuck with it.
I am a product of affirmative action. I am the perfect affirmative action baby. I am Puerto Rican, born and raised in the south Bronx. My test scores were not comparable to my colleagues at Princeton and Yale. Not so far off so that I wasn’t able to succeed at those institutions.
I grew up in Georgia and I think if you’re raised in the South it’s where a lot of the war was fought, and it’s just more present in the sort of psyche of the South. So I’ve always just been interested and sort of fascinated by [Civil War].
I was born and raised in the South, which is pretty conservative.
Before I started studying martial arts, I had temper problems. I could definitely fly off the handle. Being raised in the south in 1956 definitely gave me some memories to latch onto for negative emotions.