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Best City Quotes

We love cool cities around the world. Here are the best city quotes from our ultimate favourite cities in our travels.

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First let’s start with a few city quotes that you could use anywhere and then we will move onto city quotes from some of the best cities in the world!

Favourite City Quotes for any City!

Here are some of our favourite city quotes that can be used as awesome Instagram captions:

“It’s kind of beautiful to sit inside a bus and see a city from the windows.” –  Yung Lean

“On the road from the City of Skepticism, I had to pass through the Valley of Ambiguity.” – Adam Smith

“A city is not gauged by its length and width, but by the broadness of its vision and the height of its dreams.” – Herb Caen

“I love being on the road. I love that lifestyle, traveling city to city, rocking out and moving on to the next place.” –  Caleb Johnson

San Diego Quotes

San Diego Instagram Captions

“Dreaming about going back to San Diego.”

“I just can’t help falling in love with San Diego.”

“Taking a walk on the wild side at the San Diego Zoo.”

“An ocean breeze puts a mind at ease.” – Unknown

“There’s no place like home. Except for the beach.” – Unknown

“San Diego State of Mind.”

“My heart is in San Diego.”

“Any trip to San Diego is shore to please the soul.”

“San Diego is always a good idea.”

“A San Diego Sunset is always a good idea.”

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Famous Quotes

“San Diego shaped me a lot. The visual landscapes, the emotional panoramas, the teachers and mentors I had from the third grade through San Diego High – it’s all a big part of the poetry fountain that I continue to drink from” – Juan Felipe Herrera

“People actually enjoy it when it rains in San Diego because we never get it. It’s a nice change of pace. When you live in Southern California, everybody says, ‘It’s so expensive there.’ I tell them, ‘It’s just a very expensive weather tax.” – Steve Finley

“I did an ‘Our Town’ in San Diego in the seventies with amateurs that I can tear up just thinking about.” – Jack O’Brien

“I grew up in San Diego, California, and I spent a lot of time in the summer basically living in a bathing suit, you know, get in the car and drive straight to the beach and spend the entire day in that thing, so I always approached bathing suits thinking that they are very much like outfits.” –  Emily Ratajkowski

“I grew up in San Diego with immigrant parents, before the food blogs, before this kind of celebrity chef culture we know now”. – Samin Nosrat

“San Diego is the best city in the world.” – Eric Weddle

“San Diego walked away with just a scratch.” – Susan Davis

San Diego Puns & Jokes

“I have the heart of a lion!…..and also a lifetime ban at the San Diego zoo.”

“The average IQ of America rose by 3% today…..We’re happy to report the succesful birth of baby chimpanzee Pascal at the San Diego Zoo.”

“Girls just wanna have sun.” — Unknown

“All you need is a good dose of vitamin sea.” — Unknown

“Me and all of my beaches.” — Unknown

“Sun’s out, puns out.” — Unknown

San Diego Songs

“I can’t sleep ’cause what if I dream of going back to San Diego” — Blink 182

“Sunset in Southern California in the distance theres the light of San Diego” — Ace of Base

“A smile from San Diego, he’s still a boy” — PJ Harvey

“Come with me to San Diego, we will find our kind of people there” — The Foreman

“They’ll say, let’s go to San Diego where all the crazy” — The Thrills

“San Francisco, Sacramento. Will I ever go to Los Angeles or San Diego” — Chuck Berry

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Seattle Quotes

Seattle Instagram Captions

Here are some of our favourite Seattle Instagram captions:

“The bluest skies you’ve ever seen in Seattle.” – Perry Como

“Meet me in Seattle”

“Seattle is always a good idea”

“See you in Seattle”

“Seattle State of Mind”

“In Seattle, we live among the trees and the waterways.” – Garth Stein

“You’ll find me in Seattle”

“I love coffee so I moved to Seattle”

“We all came to Seattle in hopes of building better lives. No one said we wouldn’t have to struggle first.” – Regina Scott

“Seattle is like a global gumbo, a melting pot with all kinds of people the rich, the poor, white people, some Chinese, Filipino, Jewish and black people they’re all here.” – Quincy Jones

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Famous Seattle Quotes

These are what we consider to be some of the best quotes about Seattle! What do you think?

“Summer in Seattle allows me to indulge in some of the region’s top culinary delights.” – Tom Douglas

“My wife and I just prefer Seattle. It’s a beautiful city. Great setting. You open your front door in the morning and the air smells like pine and the sea, as opposed to bus exhaust.” – Ron Reagan

“I’ve been through WTO riots in Seattle, massive earthquakes, major floods… forest fires. I just try to be as even-keeled and calm as possible.” – Gary Locke

“All those ninnies have it wrong. The best thing about Seattle is the weather. The world over, people have ocean views. But across our ocean is Bainbridge Island, an evergreen curb, and over it the exploding, craggy, snow-scraped Olympics. I guess what I’m saying: I miss it, the mountains and the water.” –  Maria Semple

“To some extent, Seattle remains a frontier metropolis, a place where people can experiment with their lives, and change and grow and make things happen.” – Tom Robbins

“Seattle is for people who love culture, but refuse to sacrifice their wild nature to attain it.” -Kimberly Kinrade

“I have a fond place in my heart for Seattle.” – Magic Johnson

“The sky in Seattle is so low, it felt like God had lowered a silk parachute over us. Every feeling I ever knew was up in that sky. Twinkling joyous sunlight; airy, giggle cloud wisps; blinding columns of sun. Orbs of gold, pink. flesh, utterly cheesy in their luminosity. Gigantic puffy clouds, welcoming, forgiving, repeating infinitely across the horizon as if between mirrors; and slices of rain, pounding wet misery in the distance now, but soon on us, and in another part of the sky, a black stain, rainless.” -Maria Semple

“Seattle is for people who love culture, but refuse to sacrifice their wild nature to attain it.” –  Kimberly Kinrade

“Seattle, the mild green queen: wet and willing, cedar-scented, and crowned with slough grass, her toadstool scepter tilted toward Asia, her face turned ever upward in the rain; the sovereign who washes her hands more persistently than the most fastidious proctologist.” –  Tom Robbins

Funny Seattle Quotes

You might prefer one of these totally hilarious Seattle quotes:

“Something’s fishy here at Pike Place.” – Unknown

“In Seattle you haven’t had enough coffee until you can thread a sewing machine while it’s running.” – Jeff Bezos

“Seattle has one season: rain.” – Unknown

“Got over my fear of needles by visiting Seattle.”  – Unknown

“Everyone in Seattle is a total pussy when it comes to snow. The whole city shut down, the place looked like an apocalyptic movie.” – Hamilton Leithauser

“Seattle is not an overly friendly city. It is a civil city, but not altogether friendly. People from outside mistake the civility for friendliness. Seattle is full of people who have their own lives to live. They won’t waste their time being friendly. But they are civil.” – Jonathan Raban

“Seattle was a rabid film town in the 70s and 80s because it rained so much.”  – John Requa

Seattle Puns

Don’t Seattle for less than perfection

You wont find me Seattling

If the city isnt right, don’t Seattle

If the boy isnt right, don’t Seattle

If the girl isnt right, don’t Seattle

Sleepless in Seattle Quotes

This is one of our all time favourite movies. For the hopeless romantics among us that adore love quotes here are some amazing sleepless in seattle quotes to get your heart pumping:

“Destiny is something that we’ve invented because we can’t stand the fact that everything that happens is accidental.” – Annie

“Your destiny can be your doom. Look at me and my Rick.” – Becky

“You make a million decisions that mean nothing, and then one day you order take-out and it changes your life.” – Annie

“I’m not looking for a mail-order bride. I just want somebody I can have a decent conversation with over dinner.” – Sam

“Now that was when people knew how to be in love. They knew it! Time, distance; nothing could separate them because they knew. It was right. It was real. It was…” – Annie

“What if someone you never met, someone you never saw, someone you never knew was the only someone for you?”

“I knew it the first time I saw her. It was like coming home, only to no home I’d ever known. I was just taking her hand to help her out of a car and I knew. It was…magic.” – Sam

“I don’t deserve you.” – Annie

“It rains nine months a year in Seattle” – Dennis

“I am not going to New York to meet some woman who could be a crazy, sick lunatic. Didn’t you see ‘Fatal Attraction?’” – Sam

Songs about Seattle

There are quite a few songs that reference Seattle. Here are some of our favourites:

“Hello Seattle, I am the crescent moon shining down on your face.” – Owl City

“Welcome to Seattle” – Boom Bap Project

“The Shadow of Seattle” – Marcy Playground

“Summer Night in Seattle” – Jenna Drey

“Frances Farmer Will Have Her Revenge on Seattle” – Nirvana

“Summer in Seattle” – Laurie Lewis Quintet

“Seattle” –  Perry Como

“September in Seattle, waiting on a train.” – Shawn Mullins

Charleston South Carolina Quotes 

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“All Sweet dreams and sweet tea.”

“Cheers to Charleston”

“Crushing on Charleston”

“I’m in a Charleston state of mind”

“Charleston, Bless Your Heart”

“Dear, Charleston. You look beautiful today.”

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“Arizona may be the only state in America where mothers don’t tell their children that someday they can grow up and be president.” –  John McCain

“You know you’re from Arizona when you drive two miles around a parking lot looking for a shady place – even in the dead of winter.” – Unknown

“Almost everyone in the world knows something about Arizona, and some of it is even true.” – Jim Turner

Arizona Puns & Jokes

Phoenix is so dry because it’s in an arid zone-a.

Q: What’s the only thing that grows in Phoenix? A: The Crime Rate!

Q: How hot is it today in Phoenix? A: So hot you can fry an egg on the sidewalk!

Q: Why did Forrest Gump choose ‘Bama over Arizona State? A: He wanted an academic challenge.

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Arizona Slogans

The Sand State – Many sand hills can be seen in Arizona

The Aztec State – Built by the Aztec people.

The Grand Canyon State – No explanation needed. While we are discussing the Grand Canyon here are our favourite Grand Canyon views.

Nashville Quotes

Perfect Nashville Instagram Captions

Here are our favourite Nashville Instagram captions for your photos:

“Peace, love, and the land of country music.”

“Nashville looks so good on you.”

“I followed my heart, and it led me to Nashville.”

“Keep on dreamin’, even if it breaks your heart.” — Eli Young Band, “Even If It Breaks Your Heart”

“I’m in a Southern state of mind.”

 “With you, I’d dance in a storm in my best dress, fearless.” — Taylor Swift, “Fearless”

“Funny how a melody sounds like a memory.” — Eric Church, “Springsteen”

“She’s whiskey in a teacup.”

“Always stay humble and kind.” — Tim McGraw, “Humble And Kind”

 “More bouquets and cowboy boots, please.”

“I believe in the beauty of Nashville.”

“We’re fueled by coffee and country music.”

“Eat, drink, and celebrate everything in Nashville.”

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Nashville Songs

These are our favourite songs about Nashville or which came from Nashville creators:

“Always stay humble and kind.” — Tim McGraw, “Humble And Kind”

“We owned the night.” — Lady Antebellum, “We Owned The Night”

“Live a little, love a lot.” — Kenny Chesney, “Live a Little”

“Let your dreams stay big, your worries stay small.” — Rascal Flatts, “My Wish”

“She’ll be here until she runs. Some just have to chase the sun.” — Kenny Chesney, “Wild Child”

“Life changes, and I wouldn’t change it for the world.” — Thomas Rhett, “Life Changes”

 “With you, I’d dance in a storm in my best dress, fearless.” — Taylor Swift, “Fearless”

“Cowboy take me away.” — Dixie Chicks, “Cowboy Take Me Away”

Famous Nashville Quotes from Celebrities

The very best Nashville quotes from celebrities who share their feelings on the city:

“It’s the best part of America.” – Nicole Kidman

“Nashville was totally different than I ever dreamed. I had only seen the music business on television and been to a couple of concerts. I had no clue.” –  Faith Hill

“My absolute favorite meal in Nashville is sweet-potato pancakes at Pancake Pantry” – Taylor Swift

“I belonged to Nashville before I belonged to anyone.” – Brandi Carlile

“Since I was a kid I just wanted to be in Nashville.” – Keith Urban

“In Nashville, if people don’t like someone, they say, ‘I don’t really like him,’ then add, ‘bless his heart.’ In Hollywood, they kind of leave that last part off.”  – Brad Paisley

“Nashville is wicked. It’s like a proper music community, but it’s also quintessentially American. You bump into people there with cowboy hats that spit in jars and call you ‘boy.’ I just love that.”  – Ed Sheeran

“Nashville is one of the greatest places for the best songwriters in the world. It’s been fantastic to live there and to raise our family there. It’s a great town.” – Faith Hill

“Nashville feels like a big little town to me.” – Ricky Schroder

Funny Quotes about Nashville

Here are some quotes that made us laugh about Nashville:

“I think Nashville could use some better shopping!” –  Carrie Underwood

“We’re fueled by coffee and country music.”

Quotes to Inspire you to visit Nashville

These quotes will make you want to visit or return to Nashville ASAP.

“One of the magical things about Nashville is just how many incredibly talented people are here and the way they support each other.” – Callie Khouri

“I love Nashville. It seems like everywhere you walk, there’s great music coming out of every wall.” – Imelda May

“Music is life. That’s why our hearts have beats.” – Cecily Morgan

“Nashville, man. That’s the place to be.” – Willie Geist

Nashville Phrases

Here are some interesting Nashville phrases you may or may not have heard before:

  • Y’all: Everyone
  • Bless your heart: If you say Bless your heart after an insult it makes it ok.
  • God’s Country: US South
  • The Nashville Way: How races work together especially re the civil rights movement.
  • Southern charm: Hospitality and warmth from Southerners
  • Honky Tonkin’: What visitors in cowboy hats are doing. 

San Francisco City Quotes

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Below are some of our very favourite San Fransisco quotes for instagram captions:  

 “Golden Gate Bridge. Golden beach. Golden life.”

“Took bae to San Fran for the day.”

“Oh how I’ve mist you, Golden Gate Bridge.”

“San Francisco is always a good idea.”

“If you’re alive, you can’t be bored in San Francisco. If you’re not alive, San Francisco will bring you to life.” —— William Saroyan

“When the Painted Ladies match your OOTD.”

“Sea-sing every moment in San Fran.”

“In that San Fran state of mind.”

“Chillin’ in the San Francisco hills.”

“Up in the San Francisco, where the forest meets the bridge.” — Foxygen, “San Francisco”

 “Happy as a clam at Fisherman’s Wharf.”

“If you’re going to San Francisco, be sure to wear some flowers in your hair.” — John Phillips, “San Francisco”

“I left my heart in San Francisco.” — Tony Bennett, “(I Left My Heart) In San Francisco”

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Funny Quotes

If you prefer to add a little humour, here are some funny San Francisco quotes:

“San Francisco is 49 square miles surrounded by reality.” – Rudyard Kipling

“There may not be a Heaven, but there is San Francisco.”- Paul Kanter

“Anyone who doesn’t have a great time in San Francisco is pretty much dead to me” – Anthony Bourdain

“A city is where you can sign a petition, boo the chief justice, fish off a pier, gape at a hippopotamus, buy a flower at the corner, or get a good hamburger or a bad girl at 4 a.m. A city is where sirens make white streaks of sound in the sky and foghorns speak dark grays — San Francisco is such a city” – Herb Caen

“The cool, grey city of love.” – George Sterling

“Now there’s a grown-up swinging town.” — Frank Sinatra

“The Golden Gate Bridge should have a long bungee cord for people who aren’t quite ready to commit suicide but want to get in a little practice.” – George Carlin

Quotes to Inspire you to Travel to San Francisco

San Fransisco is such a cool city to visit. Here are some o our favourite quotes to inspire your next visit.

“San Franciscans are very proud of their city, and they should be.  It’s the most beautiful place in the world” – 
Robert Redford

“I can walk down the streets of San Francisco, and here I’m normal” – Robin Williams

“San Francisco is really fun and liberal, and it’s my kind of politics. It’s like being Jewish in front of Jewish people.” — Elayne Boosler

“San Francisco is one of the great cultural plateaus of the world — one of the really urbane communities in the United States — one of the truly cosmopolitan places and for many, many years, it always has had a warm welcome for human beings from all over the world.” – Duke Ellington

“San Francisco has only one drawback: ’tis hard to leave.” — Rudyard Kipling

“One day if I go to heaven… I’ll look around and say ‘It ain’t bad. But it ain’t San Francisco.’” — Herb Caen

“It’s an odd thing but anyone who disappears is said to be in San Francisco.” — Oscar Wilde

“It is a rich, lusty city, rippling with people, with movement, with girls in summer dresses, with flowers, with color; one of the great and wonderful cities of the world… the great seaport of the Pacific now, one of the great naval bases. Through it have poured a million men… And the sea is always just on the other side of those hills.” — James Marlow

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Golden Gate Quotes

The golden gate is certainly one of the icons of San Fransisco. Here are some quotes to accompany your instagram pictures of the stunning golden gate.

“Oh how I’ve mist you, Golden Gate Bridge.”

“San Francisco! City of dreaming spires, people live here… Golden Gate Bridge, ahh the Romans came here.” – 
Eddie Izzard

“The Golden Gate Bridge should have a long bungee cord for people who aren’t quite ready to commit suicide but want to get in a little practice.” – George Carlin

“Such was life in the Golden Gate: / Gold dusted all we drank and ate, / And I was one of the children told, / ‘We all must eat our peck of gold.’” – Robert Frost

Songs about San Francisco 

Songs and lyrics about San Francisco make the ideal instagram captions for San Francisco. Here are our favourite songs about the city.

I left my heart in San Francisco, High on a hill, it calls to me, To be where little cable cars climb halfway to the stars – Tony Bennett

I left my heart in San Francisco, High on a hill, it calls to me, To be where little cable cars climb halfway to the stars – Petula Clark

The songs that are about San Fransisco and you should listen to before your trip include:

  • Sitting on the Dock if the Bay – Otis Redding
  • Fake Tales of San Fransisco – Arctic Monkeys
  • Save me San Francisco – Train

San Francisco Puns & Jokes

What do you call a seagull living in San Francisco? – A baygull.

You know your voting in San Francisco when…The voting booth has a glory hole.

How do you get out of San Francisco? Go straight….

A bus with 24 people was crossing the San Francisco bridge; when they reached the other side, not a single person was left. What happened to the people ? They were all married.

San Francisco Sayings

When you get tired of walking around in San Francisco, you can always lean against it. – Unknown

Every man should be allowed to love two cities, his own and San Francisco. – Gene Fowler

I’m just mad for San Francisco. It is like London and Paris stacked on top of each other.- Twiggy

There are a thousand viewpoints in the viewtiful city. – Herb Caen

What I like best about San Francisco is San Francisco. – Frank Lloyd

This is the friendliest city in the world – Joe di Maggio

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Budapest City Quotes 

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Here are our favourite Instagram captions that can be used for Budapest including some great Budapest puns.

“Had the pest time in Budapest.” -Unknown

“Hungary for adventure.” -Unknown

“I’m never leaving Budapest.” -Unknown

“They said that, of course, Budapest is beautiful. But it is in fact almost ludicrously beautiful.” -Anthony Bourdain

“Check out this buda-ful view.” -Unknown

“Budapest is a prime site for dreams.” -M. John Harrison

“Never went hungry in Hungary.” -Unknown

“Check out this BUDAful view.” -Unknown

“Europe’s most underrated big city, Budapest can be as challenging as it is enchanting.” -Rick Steves

“Can this place get any more buda-ful?” -Unknown

“Budapest is Budaful” -Unknown

“Budapest stole my heart.” -Unknown

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Budapest Quotes to Inspire you to Travel

Here are some of our favourite Budapest quotes to inspire you to travel there:

“In Budapest, you’ll find experiences like nothing else in Europe: Feel your stress ebb away as you soak in hundred-degree water, surrounded by opulent Baroque domes…and by Speedo- and bikini-clad Hungarians. Ogle some of Europe’s most richly decorated interiors, which echo a proud little nation’s bygone glory days.” – Rick Steves

“But if you go from Moscow to Budapest you think you are in Paris.” – Gyorgy Ligeti

“It’s beautiful here. They said that of course, that Budapest is beautiful. But it is in fact almost ludicrously beautiful.” -Anthony Bourdain

“Europe’s most underrated big city, Budapest can be as challenging as it is enchanting.” – Rick Steves

“Selecting Budapest would not only be a new city and country for the Olympic Games, but put the region on the map. We want to organise the first Central Eastern Europe Olympics.” – Viktor Orban

“I love Budapest for all the right reasons – architecture (especially art nouveau), romance (particularly the views from the bridges) and sticky apricot jam – and some of the wrong ones, too – killer pálinka (fruit brandy), rickety trolleybuses, and spending way too much time in the Turkish baths. ” -Steve Fallon (Lonely Planet)

“Straddling the Danube River, with the Buda Hills to the west and the Great Plain to the east, Budapest is a gem of a city.” – Lonely Planet 

“I’m still Hungary for the sights of Budapest” – Unknown

Budapest Grand Hotel Quotes

Here are our favourite quotes or mentions about the Budapest Grand Hotel movie.

“The Grand Budapest Hotel’ is not really my thing, but I kind of loved it” – Quentin Tarantino

“I would love to work with anybody who has a good story to tell – Patrick Graham, Vikramaditya Motwane, Anurag Kashyap, Neeraj Ghaywan, Coen Brothers, Wes Anderson. I don’t know why I was not considered for that Indian guy’s part in ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel.” – Jim Sarbh

“I saw ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel.’ I liked it. I saw ‘The Fault in Our Stars,’ and I could see why young girls like it. But it dropped off like crazy in the second weekend. I liked ‘Fed Up’ – I love documentaries. I go to a lot of documentaries” –  Rob Reiner

“- M. Gustave: She was dynamite in the sack, by the way.
– Zero: …She was 84, Monsieur Gustave.
– M. Gustave: Mmm, I’ve had older. When you’re young, it’s all filet steak, but as the years go by, you have to move on to the cheap cuts. Which is fine with me, because I like those. More flavorful, or so they say.”

“There’s really no point in doing anything in life because it’s all over in the blink of an eye, and the next thing you know, rigor mortis sets in.”

“- M. Gustave: Oh, dear God, what have you done to your fingernails?
– Madame D.: I beg your pardon?
– M. Gustave: This diabolical varnish; the color is completely wrong!
– Madame D.: Oh really? Don’t you like it?
– M. Gustave: It’s not that I don’t like it; I am physically repulsed.”

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Budapest Puns

Here are some of the most cringe worthy Budapest puns:

“Had the pest time in Budapest.” -Unknown

“Staying fed, even though I’m in Hungary.” -Unknown

“Hungary for adventure.” -Unknown

Holllywood Quotes

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“People just assume that if you’re famous, you’re in Hollywood.”

“Where love lives.”

“Land of Makebelieve!”

“I bought the ticket. I took the ride.”

“Keep your eyes on the stars and your feet on the ground.” – Theodore Roosevelt

“Welcome to Hollywood.”

“Long live the adventure.”

“If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun.” – Katherine Hepburn

“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” – Mae West

“Your vibe attracts your tribe.”

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Hollywood Actors Quotes 

“I think if you live in a black-and-white world, you’re gonna suffer a lot. I used to be like that. But I don’t believe that anymore.” – Bradley Cooper

“You’re only human. You live once and life is wonderful, so eat the damned red velvet cupcake.” – Emma Stone

“If there’s any message to my work, it is ultimately that it’s OK to be different, that it’s good to be different, that we should question ourselves before we pass judgment on someone who looks different, behaves different, talks different, is a different color.” – Johnny Depp

“I care about the connection with the audience. Film is such a powerful medium. Movies can change the way people think.” – Nicolas Cage

“I believe there’s an inner power that makes winners or losers. And the winners are the ones who really listen to the truth of their hearts.” – Sylvester Stallone

“If you’re the type of person who has to fulfill your dreams, you’ve gotta be resourceful to make sure you can do it. I came out to California when I was 21, thinking my New York credentials would take me all the way. I came back home a year later all dejected and a failure.” – Vin Diesel

“I believe you make your day. You make your life. So much of it is all perception, and this is the form that I built for myself. I have to accept it and work within those compounds, and it’s up to me.” – Brad Pitt

“There are no regrets in life. Just lessons.”- Jennifer Aniston

“I don’t believe in happy endings, but I do believe in happy travels, because ultimately, you die at a very young age, or you live long enough to watch your friends die. It’s a mean thing, life.” – George Clooney

“I don’t say: ‘can’t do that’, ‘won’t do that’. I’ve never thought in that way about work. The genuine truth, and I do think about this a lot, is that I’m one of the least competitive people you’ll ever meet. Except with myself.” – Daniel Craig

Hollywood Movie Quotes

“You cannot live your life to please others, the choice must be yours.” – Alice In Wonderland

“Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” – Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

“We’ve always defined ourselves by the ability to overcome the impossible. And we count these moments. These moments when we dare to aim higher, to break barriers, to reach for the stars, to make the unknown known. We count these moments as our proudest achievements. But we lost all that. Or perhaps we’ve just forgotten that we are still pioneers. And we’ve barely begun. And that our greatest accomplishments cannot be behind us, because our destiny lies above us.” – Interstellar

“Great men are not born great, they grow great.” – The Godfather

“Don’t ever let someone tell you you can’t do something. Not even me. You got a dream, you got to protect it. People can’t do something themselves, they want to tell you you can’t do it. You want something, go get it. Period. All right?” – The Pursuit of Happyness

“There are many points in life when we cannot see what awaits us around the corner, and it is precisely at such times, when our path forward is unclear, that we must bravely keep our nerve, resolutely putting one foot before the other as we march blindly into the dark.” The Hundred-Foot Journey

“Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you gonna get.” – Forrest Gump

“There should be no boundaries to human endeavor. We are all different. However bad life may seem, there is always something you can do, and succeed at. While there’s life, there is hope.” – The Theory of Everything

“My mind rebels at stagnation. Give me problems, give me work. The sooner the better.” – Sherlock Holmes

“I found it is the small everyday deeds of ordinary folk that keep the darkness at bay.” – The Hobbit

“Find a truly original idea. It is the only way I will ever distinguish myself. It is the only way I will ever matter.” – A Beautiful Mind

Old Hollywood Quotes 

“I love the old Hollywood glam look: platinum blonde hair, the perfect red lip. It’s very Marilyn Monroe and shows a pure feminine beauty.” – Christina Aguilera

“Old Hollywood is just like a desert water in Africa. Hang around long enough and every kind of animal in the world will drift in for refreshments.” – Will Rogers

“I look to the women who epitomize old Hollywood glamour, like Rita Hayworth. She had a way of making sophisticated clothes look sexy without ever seeming sleazy or cheap.” – Jennifer Lopez

“To be honest, I miss the old Hollywood way of having some mystique about the star.” – Nicole Scherzinger

“Eventually, if your career goes higher and higher, that’s just how it is, but it’s a little frightening. When I was younger and I thought about being an actor, I thought of the old Hollywood style of glamour, and that was so beautiful and appealing to me. Now, if you want to be an actor, it’s not the same.” – Tinsel Korey

“The only reason I’m in Hollywood is that I don’t have the moral courage to refuse the money.”― Marlon Brando

“My style icons would be people like Brigitte Bardot and old Hollywood actresses who always look so stunning, cool and chic. I like classic and timeless looks.” – Jessica Brown Findlay

“That’s all gone, now, the old, Hollywood.” – Warren Beatty

“My mom brought me up on old Hollywood. I had been living in Los Angeles. Respecting old movies and growing up with people that were icons that I got to speak to.” – Lilly Collins

“I watch an awful lot of old Hollywood movies – Ill devour anything with Bette Davis or Joan Crawford. My absolute favourite is Sunset Boulevard starring Gloria Swanson.” – Amanda Donohoe

“I love regal looks on the Oscars red carpet. I just love old-Hollywood glamour. I love hair pulled back off the face, beautiful makeup…long sleeves are really elegant. The Oscars are not a place to be too flirty or fun or sexy.” – Giuliana Rancic

“I love the pictures of Old Hollywood, seeing the directors dressed in suits and ties. Even the grips would be wearing ties. But the biggest thing is when I was a kid, I couldn’t wait to be an adult, and I think what happens with most guys is that no one wants to be an adult anymore. So they’re dressing like kids.” – Paul Feig

Universal Studios Hollywood Quotes

“In L.A., I live right across from Universal Studios.” – Kodi Smit-McPhee

“My grandmother was an actress too. In the thirties and forties she was under contract with Universal Studios. Crazy credits, lots of them. My dad was also under contract with Universal Studios. And my first film was shot on the same stage they both worked on at Universal.” – Chris Pine

“Musicals are so expensive to put on the stage that you have to have the backing of a corporate, you have to have Universal Studios or Disney or somebody to put in the money.” – Stephen Sondheim

“When I have time off, my friends and I will go to Universal Studios, the movies, out to eat, and shopping. I’m happiest when I’m just hanging out with my friends… it really doesn’t matter what we do.” – Kristen Dunst

“When I was a little kid – and even still – I loved magic tricks. When I saw how movies got made – at least had a glimpse when I went on the Universal Studios tour with my grandfather, I remember feeling like this was another means by which I could do magic.” – J.J. Abrams

“Once Disneyland and Universal Studios became two-day attractions, we began competing with retail, the beach and other activities on the third day. People aren’t taking longer vacations or spending more money, so that made it real rough for us.” – Rodney Fong

“Florida has tons of entertainment opportunities because Walt Disney World and Universal Studios are there.” – Kevin Richardson, American Musician

“Growing up, I would watch a movie on video and would go to the back of the VHS and locate the address of Universal Pictures or MGM or whatever. I’d write to the studios asking them if I could be in a movie. They never wrote me back.” – Garrett Hedlund

“We see it as a sort of mini version of Universal Studios –a production facility that also is an entertainment destination.” – Keenen Ivory Wayans

“To go back, the mistake that Universal Studios made with ‘Dawn of the Dead’ was that they didn’t have enough money or cared enough to make a soundtrack.” – Zack Snyder

“Thank you to Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Universal Studios and the Grammys for telling the story of what Compton was and is becoming.” – Aja Brown

“I love Buster Keaton. I was a big fan of the stunt shows at Universal Studios. I’m a huge Cirque du Soleil Nut.” – Neil Patrick

Berlin Quotes 

Berlin Instagram Captions

Here are some cool Berlin captions for Instagram:

Not the wurst day

Berlin is wunderbar

No brat days in Berlin

Checking in on Checkpoint Charlie

To speak German, just add bier

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Famous Berlin Quotes

Our favourite famous Berlin quotes:

“Berlin is the newest city I have come across. Even Chicago would appear old and gray in comparison” –Mark Twain

“Berlin is a pulsing, exciting city with so many varied and distinctive neighborhoods, iconic history all around, great food at all levels and from every corner of the world … an excellent place to set up camp and make a great record.” –Member of the Music Group, R.E.M., 2010

“All free men, wherever they may live, are citizens of Berlin. And therefore, as a free man, I take pride in the words, ‘Ich bin ein Berliner!’ [I am a Berliner (citizen of Berlin)!]” — John F. Kennedy, U.S. President, 1963

“I still keep a suitcase in Berlin.” – Marlene Dietrich, Singer, 1957

“No matter what happens to me and my career in the future, Berlin is always going to be my hometown.” – Alexandra Maria Lara

“After the Berlin Wall came down I visited that city and I will never forget it. The abandoned checkpoints. The sense of excitement about the future. The knowledge that a great continent was coming together. Healing those wounds of our history is the central story of the European Union.” – David Cameron

“In the past Berlin was much more radical and extreme and now it’s becoming much more of a conventional European city.” – Olafur Eliasson

“In Berlin I especially enjoyed the orchestral concerts, and I attended a large number of them. I formed the acquaintance of a good many musicians, several of whom spoke of my playing in high terms.” – James Weldon Johnson

“Berlin is in a state of transition. There are lots of people who don’t stay here. They pass through. They might not ‘clean up,’ but they mature. It is a city where people spend a significant time in their lives, and then they move on.” – Raf Simsons

“Berlin has a uniquely haunting nature, symbolic of a problematic system that was created to oppress and divide a nation.” – Edward Burtynsky

“What I discovered in Berlin was this immense freedom because it felt like you could start any kind of project and nobody would care… and that’s what I sort of adopted to my own.” – Agnes Obel

Berlin Wall Quotes

Here are some quotes about the Berlin Wall:

“Socialism is the gradual and less violent form of communism, and socialist is the project of the European Union, which was born in Maastricht in 1992. The intent was to save socialism in Europe after the fall of the Berlin Wall and the predictable bankruptcy of the welfare state in the West as well.” –  Vladimir Bukovsky

“The fall of the Berlin Wall makes for nice pictures. But it all started in the shipyards.” – Lech Walesa

“The Berlin Wall wasn’t the only barrier to fall after the collapse of the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War. Traditional barriers to the flow of money, trade, people and ideas also fell.” –  Fareed Zakaria

“When the Berlin Wall came down the Americans cried, ‘Victory,’ and walked off the field.” –  Paul Keating

“If the purpose of the wall was to destroy Berlin, Herr Ulbricht and his cohorts have erred sadly. Berlin is not only going to continue to exist – it’s going to grow and grow and grow. Its ties to West Germany will not be severed.” – Robert Kennedy

Chicago Quotes 

Chicago Instagram Captions

Chicago is one of the best places in the world for Instagrammers. Here are our favourite Chicago Instagram captions:

“My kind of town.”

“There’s no place like Chicago.”

“Sweet home Chicago.”

“This is the city that I love.”

“P.S. I love Chicago.

“Chicago ain’t no sissy town.” – Hinky Dink Kenna

 “Chicago – windy city.”

 “Keep calm and go to Chicago.”

“The windy city.”

“Either you love Chicago or you are wrong.”

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Funny Chicago Quotes

Here are our favourite Chicago Funny Quotes:

“Loving Chicago is like loving a woman with a broken nose.” – Nelson Algren

“The best food is in Chicago. There are great restaurants everywhere, from fancy places to burger joints.” – Steve Carell

“I’m impressed with the people from Chicago. Hollywood is hype. New York is talk. Chicago is work.” – Michael Douglas

“Sometimes words are just music themselves. Like ‘Chicago’ is a very musical sounding name.” – Tom Waits

“I miss everything about Chicago, except January and February.” – Gary Cole

“I’d rather be a lamppost in Chicago than a millionaire in any other city.” – William A. Hulbert

“Chicago is an October sort of city even in spring.” – Nelson Algren

“There’s only one thing for Chicago to do, and that’s to move to a better neighborhood.” – Herman Fetzer

“I think that’s how Chicago got started. A bunch of people in New York said, ‘Gee, I’m enjoying the crime and the poverty, but it just isn’t cold enough. Let’s go west.” – Richard Jeni

“You know what they say about Chicago. If you don’t like the weather, wait fifteen minutes.” Ralph Kiner

“Hell has been described as a pocket edition of Chicago.” Ashley Montagu

Quotes from Chicago the Musical

One of the most famous musicals! Here are our favourite quotes from Chicago the Musical:

Billy Flynn: I don’t like to blow my own horn, but believe me if Jesus Christ had lived in Chicago today and if he had five thousand dollars and he’d come to me, lets just say things would have turned out differently.

“If you can’t be famous, be infamous.”

“I’d love to do a film like ‘Chicago’. Something musical because I’ve obviously come from that background.” – Leona Lewis

“It would be criminal to miss it.”

“Give them the old razzle dazzle.”

“I just wanted to see every single musical I could. The very first one I saw was ‘Beauty and the Beast’, the only one I could get tickets for, and then ‘Les Miserables’ and then ‘Chicago’.” – America Ferrera

“I can’t do it alone.”

“When you’re good to Mama, Mama’s good to you.”

“Stay away from jazz and liquor; and the men who play for fun.”

“I should shoot 2 warning shots into my husband’s head if he pops that gum one more time.”

Famous Chicago Quotes

Our absolute favourite famous chicago quotes are as follows:

“Let me tell you something. I’m from Chicago. I don’t break.” – Barack Obama

“Chicago is my hometown and will always have a special place in my heart.” – Kenneth Choi

“Come and show me another city with lifted head singing so proud to be alive and coarse and strong and cunning…proud to be Hog Butcher, Tool Maker, Stacker of Wheat, Player with Railroads and Freight Handler to the Nation.” Carl Sandburg

“Everyone here seems to appreciate the sunshine way more than we do in California. We tend to take it for granted, but in Chicago, it’s like Woodstock love every time it gets above 70 degrees.” – Miranda Rae Mayo

“One of the hallmarks of Chicago is that we do so many things in an original manner. What other city has made a river flow backwards? What other city makes traffic flow backwards?” Mike Royko

“That weekend the city blushed with a great heat wave but on Monday it rained, cooling the ache in the street’s burn.” ―Daniel Amory, Minor Snobs

“I have stuck in a city – a real city – and they call it Chicago… Having seen it, I urgently desire never to see it again… It is inhabited by savages.” – Ruyard Kipling

“But Chicago is a great American city. Perhaps it is the last of the great American cities.” Norman Mailer

“Chicago is a city of contradictions, of private visions haphazardly overlaid and linked together. If the city was unhappy with itself yesterday-and invariably it was-it will reinvent itself today.” Pat Colander “A Metropolis of No Little Plans” NY Times 5 May 85

“Chicago is a city of contradictions, of private visions haphazardly overlaid and linked together. If the city was unhappy with itself yesterday-and invariably it was-it will reinvent itself today.” Pat Colander “A Metropolis of No Little Plans” NY Times 5 May 85

“Could anything be more indicative of a slight but general insanity than the aspect of the crowd on the streets of Chicago?” Charles Horton Cooley “Human Nature and the Social Order,” 1902

Chicago Puns

Pop – It’s better to order a pop when you’re in Chicago instead of soda.

Da – Saturday Night Live fans surely know “DA BEARS” phrase, so the word ‘da’ in Chicago is used instead of ‘the’

LSD – you probably have already heard this word but as a drug, in Chicago people refer to Lake Shore Drive

Gaspers’ Block – traffic jam

Grachki – garage key

Washroom – when Chicagoans need to go to WC they say ‘I’m going to the washroom’.

Sammich – hungry? Try Chicagoan sammiches – sandwich

A couple, two, three or A cuppa two three – means ‘a few’

Dip – they use this word when they want to leave, like ‘Let’s dip from here’

Gym shoes – Sneakers

Frunchroom – Front room

Chicago Movie Quotes

“-It’s 106 miles to Chicago, we got a full tank of gas, half a pack of cigarettes, it’s dark… and we’re wearing glasses. -Hit it!” – movie ‘The Blues Brothers’

“I’m going to do all my movies here in Chicago. The Tribune referred to me as a ‘former Chicagoan’. As if, to do anything, I had to leave Chicago. I never left. I worked until I was 29 at the Leo Burnett advertising agency, and then I quit to do this. This is a working city, where people go to their jobs and raise their kids and live their lives.” – John Hughes

“It’s a very bad sign when a cop thinks that Chicago will fall apart without him.” – movie ‘Running Scared’

“Welcome to Chicago.This town stinks like a whorehouse at low tide.” – movie ‘The Untouchables’, 1987

“- Eliot Ness: I want to get Capone! I don’t know how to do it.
– Jim Malone: You wanna know how to get Capone? They pull a knife, you pull a gun. He sends one of yours to the hospital, you send one of his to the morgue. That’s the Chicago way! And that’s how you get Capone.” – movie ‘The Untouchables’, 1987

“I’m from Chicago, my family started a chain of movie theatres in Chicago that was around for 70 years and then one of them became the head of Paramount and the other was the head of production at MGM and we all came out of Chicago.” – Bob Balaban

“Six bucks and my right nut says we’re not landing in Chicago.” – movie ‘Planes, Trains and Automobiles’, 1987

“He ruled Chicago with absolute power. No one could touch him. No one could stop him.” – AL Capone

“My dad was born in Chicago in 1908… his parents came from Russia. They settled in Chicago, where they lived in a little tiny grocery store with eight or nine children – in the backroom all together – and my grandmother got the idea to go into the movie business.” – Bob Balaban

“I warn you, Jedediah, you’re not going to like it in Chicago. The wind comes howling in off the lake and gosh only knows if they ever heard of lobster Newburg.” Orson Welles as Citizen Kane

Lyrics

“Chicago, Chicago, that toddlin’ town, that toddlin’ town Chicago, Chicago, I’ll show you around, I love it Betcha bottom dollar you’ll lose your blues In Chicago, Chicago The town that Billy Sunday could not shut down.” – Frank Sinatra, Chicago

“She came down from Chicago Where the mighty winds blow She was a picture in a frame And she said I gotta hit the highway” – Stu Larsen, Chicago

“Cryin baby – honey don’t you want to go? Back to the land of California, to my sweet home Chicago.” – Ben Harpen, Sweet Home Chicago

“So come on, baby don’t you wanna go Back to that same old place Sweet home Chicago.” – The Jimmy Rogers All-Stars, Sweet Home Chicago

“If we all go Maybe things will be better in Chicago To leave all we’ve ever known For a place we’ve never seen.” – Tom Waits, Chicago

“Take me back to Chicago Lay my soul to rest Where my life was free and easy Remember me at my best.” – Chicago, Take me back to Chicago

“I fell in love again All things go, all things go Drove to Chicago All things know, all things know.” – Sufjan Stevens, Chicago

“Come on Baby, don’t you wanna go home Back from the land of California To my sweet home Chicago.” – Buddy Guy, Meet me in Chicago

“Ain’t Chicago got a lonely wind Makes you want to stop and call some lonesome friend Fightin’ the storm outside Rolling my windows high Blowin’ like no place I’ve ever been
Ain’t Chicago got a lonely wind.” – Merle Haggard, Chicago Wind

“Now when she went to Chicago that night She faced a wall And she woke up outside with all those leaves in her her mouth And felt the pall An all night the rain came on down But then, she’d never been to Chicago at night Before the fall.” – Spoon, Chicago at night

Romantic Quotes about Chicago

“Dear Chicago, when I wake up in the morning and see your skyline – the terra cotta of the Wrigley Building, the height of the Willis Tower, the shiny sides of my beloved Trump Tower – I know I’m home. I feel a certain energy walking between your spires, but recognize that what makes you special to me is that my roots are here.” – Bill Rancic

“I must confess a shameful secret: I love Chicago best in the cold.” ―Erik Larson, The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America

“I adore Chicago. It is the pulse of America.” – Sarah Bernhardt

“I give you Chicago. It is not London and Harvard. It is not Paris and buttermilk. It is American in every chitling and sparerib. It is alive from snout to tail.” H. L. Mencken

“It’s one of the greatest cities on the planet. My heart beats differently when I’m in Chicago. It slows down and I feel more at ease.” Jeremy Piven

“But when I go to Chicago, I know I’m home.” Hank Sauer

“Going to Chicago was like going out of the world…” Muddy Waters

“I love Chicago; it is unique in the world. So much intellect, so many artistic voices – it has fantastic potential (as an Olympic candidate).” Jerome Sans

“Theater in Chicago will always be my first love.” William Petersen

“Chicago divided your heart. Leaving you loving the joint for keeps. Yet knowing it never can love you.” Nelson Algren, Chicago: City on the Make

Chicago Travel Quotes

“My first day in Chicago, September 4, 1983. I set foot in this city, and just walking down the street, it was like roots, like the motherland. I knew I belonged here.” – Oprah Winfrey

“The first time I went to Chicago was on a family road trip. We had our dog with us, and when we hit Chicago, I couldn’t believe how many people kept coming up to us, telling us how handsome our dog was! He’s a Rottweiler-Australian Shepherd mix, and he is a good-looking dog, but obviously Chicago is very dog-friendly.” – Hong Chau

“It’s wonderful to be here in the great state of Chicago.” – Dan Quayle

“I look forward to going to Chicago because it’s where I grew up, and the food there is so munch. Especially during the winter, I get deep dish pizza or Italian beef, and it warms me up. It’s something I don’t normally get, especially here in L.A. where you’re always trying to be healthy.” – Ron Funches

“I just know that I could never spend a winter in Chicago or some place like that. I’m just not a cold weather person.” – Emily Robinson

“It is hopeless for the occasional visitor to try to keep up with Chicago-she outgrows his prophecies faster than he can make them. She is always a novelty; for she is never the Chicago you saw when you passed through the last time.” ―Mark Twain, Life On The Mississippi 1883

“That’s great advertising when you can turn Chicago into a city you’d want to spend more than three hours in.” – Jerry Della Femina

“Could anything be more indicative of a slight but general insanity than the aspect of the crowd on the streets of Chicago?” Charles Horton Cooley “Human Nature and the Social Order,” 1902

“A facade of skyscrapers facing a lake and behind the facade, every type of dubiousness.” E.M. Forster

“When you feel like tellin a feller to go to the devil — tell him to go to Chicago — it’ll anser every purpose, and is perhaps, a leetle more expensive.” Mark Twain

Chicago Architecture Quotes

“Chicago still remains a Mecca of the Midwest—people from both coasts are kind of amazed how good life is in Chicago, and what a good culture we’ve got. You can have a pretty wonderful artistic life and never leave Chicago.” Harold Ramis

“It is the most perfect presentation of nineteenth-century individualistic industrialism I have ever seen. Chicago is one hoarse cry for discipline.” H. G. Wells

“Eventually, I think Chicago will be the most beautiful great city left in the world.” – Frank Lloyd Wright

“I have lived in other cities but been inside of only one. I once wore all the windows of Chicago and all its doorways on a key ring. Salons, mansions, alleys, courtrooms, depots, factories, hotels, police cells, the lake front, the rooftops and the sidewalks were my haberdashery.” – Ben Hecht

“In Chicago, we may not think the Picasso presiding over the Richard J. Daley Center plaza is art, but we know it’s a big Picasso and it’s the city’s Picasso, and when the Cubs made the play-offs, the sculpture wore a baseball cap just like everything else.” Pat Colander

“You walk out of the Amphitheatre after watching the Rolling Stones perform and suddenly the Chicago Stockyards smell clean and good by comparison.” Tom Fitzpatrick

“A facade of skyscrapers facing a lake and behind the facade, every type of dubiousness.” E.M. Forster

“Nor is it out of character that Chicago’s grandest achievement- a largely manmade arc of lakefront parks and beaches – began as a mistake, from waste thrown into Lake Michigan – a 75-year-old dump.” Pat Colander

Chicago Bears Quotes

“If I get back into coaching, it would have to be a situation where there was a realistic opportunity to win a Super Bowl.” – Mike Shanahan

“We have a strange and wonderful relationship – he’s strange and I’m wonderful.” – Mike Ditka

“I don’t always scream at my TV, but when I do, it’s Bears season.”

“If God had wanted man to play soccer, he wouldn’t have given us arms.” – Mike Ditka

Prague City Quotes

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Prague is the Paris of the 90’s – Marion Ross

Czechin’ out that view

Just czeching out Prague

Czeching Prague off my bucket list

A trdlenik a day keeps the doctor away

All sunny days here, no fog in Prague

If European cities were a necklace, Prague would be a diamond among the pearls

No Prague-lems here

Czeching it all out

Prague is always a good idea!

PRAHA

Living out my fairy tale

These Praha streets are magic

I think I can see Cinderella from over here

Disney’s got nothing on this

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Interesting Prague Quotes

“The streets of Prague were a fantasia scarcely touched by the twenty-first century—or the twentieth or nineteenth, for that matter. It was a city of alchemists and dreamers, its medieval cobbles once trod by golems, mystics, invading armies. ” ― Laini Taylor, Daughter of Smoke & Bone

“It’s easy to fall in love among the winding cobblestone streets and snow-covered castles of Prague, but is it a good idea?” 
― Dana Newman, Found in Prague

“Prague does not have its name for no reason – in truth, Prague is a threshold between the life on Earth and Heaven, a threshold much thinner and narrower then in any other places…” ― Gustav Meyrink

I personally think Prague is more romantic than Paris. If you have a girlfriend, take her there –  Stephanie Sigman

“In Rome the statues, in Paris the paintings, and in Prague the buildings suggest that pleasure can be an education.” 
― Caleb Crain, Necessary Errors

“Prague. Praha. The name actually meant “threshold”. Pollina had said the city was a portal between the life of the good and … the other. A city of dark magic, Alessandro had called it.” 
― Magnus Flyte, City of Dark Magic

“The ancient splendor and beauty of Prague, a city beyond compare, left an impression on my imagination that will never fade” – Richard Wagner

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New Orleans Quotes

New Orleans Instagram Captions

“New Orleans, old dreams. Good times, easy themes.”

“New Orleans is calling and I must go.”

“Be a New Orleanian. Wherever you are.”

“Ain’t no place like New Orleans. It’s one of kind.” – Aaron Neville

“Everything in New Orleans is a good idea.”

“I’d rather be in New Orleans.”

“It’s like stepping into a delicious, electric European fairy tale.”

“New Orleans was my first love and it shall be my last.”

“Do you know what it means to miss New Orleans?”

“New Orleans is always a good idea.”

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Funny New Orleans Quotes

Here are our favourite New Orleans Funny Quotes:

“She is a New Orleans girl and New Orleans girls never live anywhere else and even if they do, they always come back. That’s just the way it is. This is where she belongs. End of discussion.” – Chris Rose

“America has only three cities: New York, San Francisco and New Orleans. Everywhere else is Cleverland.” – Tennessee Williams

“New Orleans food is as delicious as the less criminal forms of sins.” – Mark Twain

“An American has not seen the United States until he has seen Mardi Gras in New Orleans.” — Mark Twain

“In New Orleans, we celebrate everything. It’s probably the only place you’ll see people dancing in a funeral home.” – Trombone Shorty

“What happens in Vegas may stay in Vegas, but what happens in New Orleans, goes home with you.” – Laurrell K. Hamilton

“New Orleans is like the bad-kid island in ‘Pinocchio.’” – Jonah Hill

“I live in New Orleans, because it’s the strangest city in the United States. It has the highest murder rate in the country, the highest incarceration rate, and often we have to boil our drinking water, but there’s nowhere else remotely like it.” – Nathaniel Rich

“You can’t buy happiness but you can buy Gumbo. And that’s kind of the same thing.”

“NOLA means No one likes Atlanta.”

“Even the sidewalks in ‪‎New Orleans‬ had personality.” – Hunter Murphy‬‬

“New Orleans is just a doggone fun place to be.” – Archie Manning

Famous New Orleans Quotes

Here are our favourite New Orleans famous Quotes:

“New Orleans makes it possible to go to Europe without ever leaving the United States.” – Franklin Delano Roosevelt

“You can live in any city in America, but New Orleans is the only city that lives in you.” – Chris Rose

“If you’re open to it, New Orleans will teach you about yourself, but if you want to hide who you really are, the city will help you do that too.” – Laurell K. Hamilton

“Leaving New Orleans also frightened me considerably. Outside of the city limits the heart of darkness, the true wasteland begins.” – John Kennedy Toole

“In other places culture comes down from on high. In New Orleans, it bubbles up from the streets.” – Ellis Marsalis

“New Orleans is a unique environment.” – Steve Earle

“Everybody here has a story. New Orleans was always a place where people talked too much even if they had nothing to say.” – Chris Rose

“New Orleans listens eagerly to the seductive promises of the future but keeps at least one foot planted in its history.” – Tom Robbins

“People don’t live in New Orleans because it is easy. They live here because they are incapable of living anywhere else in just the same way.” – Ian McNulty

“New Orleans. More than many places I know. Actually tangibly lives its culture. It’s not just a residual of life: it’s a part of life.” – Wendell Pierce

“There is something about New Orleans that embodies passion; I’ve never seen that before. There’s something tangible about the essence of the city. You can taste and smell it.” – Blake Lively

“One of the things that’s beautiful about New Orleans is how culturally rich we are and how well we have worked together. People call us a gumbo. It’s really important that we get focused on the very simple notion that diversity is a strength, it’s not a weakness.” – Mitch Landrieu

“There’s certain things in life that I love. One is architecture. And music, culture, food, people. New Orleans has all of that.” – Lenny Kravitz

“The first thing you notice about New Orleans are the burying grounds – the cemeteries – and they’re a cold propositions, one of the best things there are here. Going by, you try to be as quiet as possible, better to let them sleep.” – Bob Dylan

“You get a taste here in New Orleans that you don’t get anywhere else in the country.” – Regis Philbin

“There was something about that city, though it didn’t let me feel guilty that I had no feeling for the
things so many others needed it let me alone.” ― Charles Bukowski

“It’s better to be here in sackcloth and ashes that on own the whole state of Ohio.” – Lafcadio Hearn

“You wanna do some livin’ before you die. Do it down in New Orleans.” – Dr. John

“New Orleans is awake all night, and every night is a party.” – Kodi Smit-McPhee

“I certainly wanted to write a book that was honest about New Orleans without explaining it to death, so much so that the first draft contained references absolutely incomprehensible to anyone who hasn’t lived here for several years.” – Poppy Z. Brite

“New Orleans life is such a night life. The thing that comes up very often is that our day essentially doesn’t start until midnight or 2 in the morning.” – Robert Asprin

“You knows dat in New Orleans is not morning ’til dee sun come up.” – Tom Robbins

“Every time I close my eyes blowing that trumpet of mine, I look right into the heart of good old New Orleans. It has given me something to live for.” – Louis Armstrong

“And you find as a writer there are certain spots on the planet where you write better than others, and I believe in that. And New Orleans is one of them.” – Jimmy Buffett

“New Orleans is one of the two most ingrown, self-obsessed little cities in the United States. (The other is San Francisco.)” – Nora Ephron

“The rebuilding of New Orleans is an important point in the history of the United States.” – Wynton Marsalis

“There are only two things: love, all sorts of love, with pretty girls, and the music of New Orleans or Duke Ellington. Everything else ought to go, because everything else is ugly.” – Boris Vian

New Orleans Music Quotes

Here are our favourite New Orleans music quotes:

“I’m not sure, but I’m almost positive that all music came from New Orleans.” – Ernie K-Doe

“It’s important to recognize how special New Orleans is. You play the snare drum or the clarinet in any other city, and you’d be considered a nerd, but here, there’s no shame in it, and it’s absolutely valued.” – Irvin Mayfield

“Jazz grew up in a thousand places, but was born in New Orleans.”

“What’s New Orleans without music? And what’s music without dancing?” – Ellen DeGeneres

“The blues. It runs through all American music. Somebody bending the note. The other is the two-beat groove. It’s in New Orleans music, it’s in jazz, it’s in country music, it’s in gospel.” – Wynton Marsalis

“What is interesting in this is the exchange of music that occurred between New Orleans and Cuba, I mean, they had ferries that would go from one port to another.” – Ruben Blades

“In New Orleans, music is part of the culture. You’re raised with it, from the cradle to the grave, and all in-between.” – Aaron Neville

“New Orleans is like a big musical gumbo. The sound I have is from being in the city my whole life.” – Trombone Shorty

“The New York that Frank Sinatra sang about, people will never know that place. The New Orleans that Louis Armstrong sang about is the New Orleans that’s still there – it’s preserved.” – Blake Lively

“I love New Orleans. I love jazz. I grew up practicing jazz piano, and that’s just been such a cool genre to me. There’s a lot of talent there.” – Daya

“You’ll never know what heaven means, until you’ve been down to New Orleans. You ain’t be livin’ till you cuddle and coo with some black-eyed baby by de old bayou.” – Elvis Presley, New Orleans

“I’m not sure but I’m almost positive that all music came from New Orleans.” – Ernie K-Doe

“I started in New Orleans music and played all through the history of jazz.” – Steve Lacy

“My music is homegrown from the garden of New Orleans. Music is everything to me short of breathing. Music also has a role to lift you up – not to be escapist but to take you out of misery.” – Allen Toussaint

 

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