"The kid from Jersey was awed by the freewheeling culture of the territories west of the Mississippi."
"Early Montana culture was far from stuck-in-the-mud. Rather, it was a sort of radical openness — where all people were welcome to put roots down in this wild and wonderful state, free to take risks by staking a claim or starting a business and free to work hard chasing opportunity."
"Don’t expect the world to throw subsidies at you because you think you’re good."
"This one sided narrative leaves out many of the compelling stories of Montana’s historical trail blazers that bucked that notion and sought out ways to improve Montana without relying on the government's favor or their purse."
"Montanans can be rightfully proud of the state’s direct connection to James J. Hill, one of American history’s greatest entrepreneurs."