Southern Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old southern quotes, southern sayings, and southern proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

I think people in the north and the south and the east and the west, anywhere they come from, are just as interesting, and they're humans. They have the same realm of emotions that we all have. But I'm just more drawn to the Southern character and the different types, and Southern literature is so lyrical and so wonderful. Sissy Spacek
When you say, 'Southern,' or you speak about a southern accent, there's always that drawl, and usually from white people. That's what people associate with the South. But we're all different. The black southern accent is different. Angie Thomas