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100+ Switzerland Quotes for Mountain Worthy Instagram Captions

There is no denying that Switzerland is a very beautiful country and very instagrammable! Here are 100+ Switzerland quotes to (hopefully) inspire you to visit Switzerland or if you have already been use as awesome Instagram captions!

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Switzerland Quotes for Mountain Worthy Instagram Captions

Switzerland Instagram Captions

What’s so great about Switzerland? Well, the flag is a plus.

“It’s tough to find a place not to like in Switzerland.” -Michele Bachmann

In Switzerland, they keep things neutral.

“I’m quite fond of Switzerland.” -James Balog

Life is sweeter in Switzerland.

You’ll find me in Switzerland.

Which cheese is the most religious? Swiss, because it’s holy.

Switzerland eats the most chocolate.

You can find me in the Alps.

Mountains have never looked more beautiful.

Eating chocolate is how the Swiss stay so positive.

Take me to Switzerland

Zurich Quotes

Here are our favourite Zurich Quotes that you can use as Instagram captions to inspire travel to Zurich:

“You go to a place for a visit and deep in your heart you think that this place can be your own home and Zurich is such a place!” ― Mehmet Murat ildan

“Zurich has always been very much a non-life story. But it’s interesting to see … the focus turning toward the life business and Farmers now that premiums are under pressure in the United States.” – Rene Locher

“It is always easy to create an ordinary city; what is difficult is to create an extraordinary one, peaceful and restful one, smart and tidy, artful and cultivated one, in short, a livable one! And Zurich is such a city!” ― Mehmet Murat ildan

“My heart is a Latin American food stall and your love is a health inspector from Zurich.” – Tom Robbins

“When I came to Zurich, the most materialistic city of Switzerland, there was nobody ready-made for my needs. I then shaped some for me. They were meant for this experience. One could see it from their dreams.” – Carl Jung

“Our cabaret [‘Cabaret Voltaire’ in Zurich, Switzerland] is a gesture.. .Every word that is spoken and sung here says at least this one thing: that this humiliating age has not succeeded in winning our respect.” — Hugo Ball

Quotes About Swiss People’s Happiness

It is no secret that Swiss people are some of the happiest people on earth. Here are some of our favourite quotes about Swiss people’s happiness.

“In Italy for 30 years under the Borgias they had warfare, terror, murder and bloodshed, but they produced Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and the Renaissance. In Switzerland, they had brotherly love – they had 500 years of democracy and peace, and what did that produce? The cuckoo clock.” – Orson Welles

“Norway or Switzerland are two marvelous countries, I very much admire, the most advanced countries in the world in fact with great qualities of life.” – Jose Manuel Barroso

“In a war everybody always knows all about Switzerland, in peace times it is just Switzerland but in war time it is the only country that everybody has confidence in, everybody.” – Gertrude Stein

“My rank is the highest known in Switzerland: I’m a free citizen.” – George Bernard Shaw

“Switzerland is a place where they don’t like to fight, so they get people to do their fighting for them while they ski and eat chocolate.” – Larry David

“When you think of a safe and solid arbitration place, you think of Switzerland, Sweden, Canada. Those attributes may be associated with clichés, but I think they resonate with a lot of people and they are a solid base for Canada to co-operate and help others.” – Christine Lagarde


Swiss Alps Quotes

The Swiss alps are some of the best places to visit in Switzerland. Here are our favourite Switzerland Quotes about the alps.

“Internationally, I love going to Switzerland. I went there many times for shooting and loved the Alps, the tranquility, cleanliness, the greenery and the warmth of the people there.” – Chiranjeevi

“There is nothing quite like climbing to the top of the Alps and looking down upon the earth. Everything in the world suddenly makes sense.” – Anonymous

“Switzerland, Europe’s mountain playground, is a classic tourist draw that remains consistently popular. Visitors from the world over travel here to ascend the slopes of the Alps, breathe the crisp air, and feel on top of the world. When they come down from the mountains, they find thriving, cosmopolitan cities that are steeped in history and culture.” – Fodor’s Switzerland Travel Guide

“Ski through fresh powder in the Swiss Alps, listen to cowbells while enjoying a picnic in a mountain meadow, or feast on fondue in Gruyeres.” – Lonely Planet

“For some reason, there is a purity to the Swiss Alps – a certain energy – that is very reminiscent of my snowboarding experiences in the Himalayas.” – Frederick Lenz

“If you see cattle as a source of organic manure, animal energy, as well as milk products, then Indian cattle are not inferior. It is only when you measure them as milk machines that they become inferior. What if we measured the dairy cows of America or Jersey or the Swiss Alps in terms of their work functions? They would be terribly inferior.” – Vandana Shiva

“Skiing is the best way in the world to waste time.” – Glen Flake

Geneva Quotes

Geneva is one of the best places to visit in Switzerland. Here are our favourite Switzerland quotes about Geneva.

“Geneva is a city where the living conditions and hospitality provided by both the population and authorities of Geneva – at all levels – are exemplary and greatly facilitate the work and daily life of WHO employees.” – Margaret Chan

“Geneva, Switzerland.. I thought it was only two hours.” — Dan Brown

“Geneva has the sleepy tidiness of a man who combs his hair while yet in his pyjamas.” — Lewis Mumford

“Everybody likes to go to Geneva. I used to do it for the Law of the Sea conferences and you’d find these potentates from down in Africa, you know, rather than eating each other, they’d just come up and get a good square meal in Geneva.” – Ernest Hollings

“I love Switzerland. It’s so clean and cool. We don’t get much snow where I live so I get real excited in Lausanne and Geneva. I’d like to buy a house there when I’m older and settle down. It’s all so cute that it looks like a movie set.” – Michael Jackson

Switzerland Beauty Quotes

Switzerland is such a beautiful place. Here are our favourite quotes about the sheer beauty of Switzerland (whether people love it or hate it!): 

“Switzerland is a small, steep country, much more up and down than sideways, and is all stuck over with large brown hotels built on the cuckoo clock style of architecture.” – Ernest Hemingway

“If I go to someplace like Switzerland, I find a lot of uptight people because they’re living amongst so much beauty; there’s no urgency in trying to find the beauty within themselves. If you’re stuck in New York, you have to somehow look within yourself – otherwise, you’d go crackers.” – George Harrison

“Swiss cities remind me of the kid at high school who’s great at sports, has perfect hair, the best girlfriend, and the teachers all love him. He’s just too perfect.” – Rick Steves

“No one really likes Switzerland, except those who prefer cleanliness to life.” – Trevanian


Quotes by Famous Swiss People

Switzerland has a lot of cool, famous people. Here are some of our favourite quotes by famous Swiss people:

“Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains.” – Jean-Jacques Rousseau

“Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.” – Carl Jung

“I can’t stay No. 1 for fifty years, you know. We’ll see what happens.” – Roger Federer

“As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.” – Carl Jung

“The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.” – Carl Jung

“Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” – Albert Einstein

“Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.” – Carl Jung

Swiss Proverbs

Here are some great Swiss proverbs that you might like to use for awesome Instagram captions:

“Sometimes you have to be silent in order to be heard.” – Swiss Proverb

“When a neighbor gets divorced everyone thinks of his own wife.” – Swiss Proverb

“The tongue is the worst piece of meat in the world.” – Swiss Proverb

“One simple maxim is often worth more than two good friends.” – Swiss Proverb

“When a merchant talks about sheep he means the hide.” – Swiss Proverb

“The French work to live, but the Swiss live to work.” – Swiss Proverb

“Better to sell with regret than to keep with regret.” – Swiss Proverb

“If everyone looks after themselves, everyone is looked after.” – Swiss Proverb

“A greedy person and a pauper are practically one and the same.” – Swiss Proverb

“Who cares about every little feather should not make the bed.” – Swiss Proverb

Roger Federer Quotes

Roger Federer is definitely our favourite Swiss person. Here are some of the best quotes from Roger Federer.

“There is no way around hard work. Embrace it. You have to put in the hours because there’s always something which you can improve. ” – Roger Federer

“There was a time where some players didn’t believe they could beat the top guys. So maybe there’s a little bit of a thing happening at the moment. I’m happy about that, that players believe they can beat the best on the biggest courts in the biggest matches.” – Roger Federer

“What I think I’ve been able to do well over the years is play with pain, play with problems, play in all sorts of conditions.” – Roger Federer

“It is always in my mind still that I can crush anybody. That’s not an issue. But I think that is the same for most athletes. If you don’t believe you can win tournaments anymore, then you can’t do it.” – Roger Federer

“I always believe if you’re stuck in a hole and maybe things aren’t going well you will come out stronger. Everything in life is this way.” – Roger Federer

“Previously I always thought it was just tactical and technique, but every match has become almost mental and physical-I try to push myself to move well. I try to push myself not to get upset and stay positive, and that’s what my biggest improvement is over all those years. Under pressure I can see things very clear.” – Roger Federer

“I’ve always been aware that the image you patiently construct for an entire career can be ruined in a minute. It scares you a bit, but that’s the way things are.” – Roger Federer

“I fear no one, but respect everyone.” – Roger Federer

“Once you find that peace, that place of peace and quiet, harmony and confidence, that’s when you start playing your best.” – Roger Federer

“I am now the Wimbledon champion, and I think that gives me even more confidence coming to the Olympics. And maybe in some ways, it maybe takes some pressure off the Olympics, because I already did win at Wimbledon this year.” – Roger Federer

“When you do something best in life, you don’t really want to give that up – and for me it’s tennis”. – Roger Federer

Albert Einstein Quotes

Albert Einstein is also a very prominent person in Switzerland history. Here are some of our favourite Switzerland Quotes from Albert Einstein.

“Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.” ― Albert Einstein

“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” ― Albert Einstein

“Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts.” – Albert Einstein

“I am by heritage a Jew, by citizenship a Swiss, and by makeup a human being, and only a human being, without any special attachment to any state or national entity whatsoever.” – Albert Einstein

“A hundred times every day I remind myself that my inner and outer life are based on the labors of other men, living and dead, and that I must exert myself in order to give in the same measure as I have received and am still receiving.” – Albert Einstein

“The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious.” – Albert Einstein

“I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.” ― Albert Einstein

“Concern for man and his fate must always form the chief interest of all technical endeavors. Never forget this in the midst of your diagrams and equations.” – Albert Einstein

“Although I am a typical loner in daily life, my consciousness of belonging to the invisible community of those who strive for truth, beauty, and justice has preserved me from feeling isolated.” – Albert Einstein

“The years of anxious searching in the dark, with their intense longing, their alternations of confidence and exhaustion, and final emergence into light—only those who have experienced it can understand that.” – Albert Einstein

“I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.” – Albert Einstein

Switzerland Travel Quotes

Switzerland is a great place to travel. Here are the best Switzerland travel quotes to provoke your wanderlust.

“I’ve always wanted to go to Switzerland to see what the army does with those wee red knives.” – Billy Connolly

“I have been to Switzerland a handful of times, and it is quickly becoming one of my favorite places to climb.” – Tommy Caldwell

“I am at a climbing area called the Wendenstock in Switzerland. This area has some of the best quality multi-pitch climbing I have seen on limestone. There is about a two-hour approach on one of the steepest grass slopes I have ever seen. The setting is amazing.” – Tommy Caldwell

“I’ve been to a lot of places while touring, but I’d have to say Switzerland was my favorite.” – Drake Bell

“I’m quite fond of Switzerland. I love Switzerland.” – James Balog

“The Caribbean is great, but I also love the mountains as well. I’m a big skier, and I love spending time in Switzerland skiing.” – Lance Stroll

“After a summer trip to Switzerland, which was rich in experiences, I started writing. In the beginning, I aimed at descriptions of nature and folk life until, as the years passed, the description of man became my chief interest.” – Henrik Pontoppidan


Swiss Chocolate Quotes

One of the biggest reasons to visit Switzerland is the chocolate. Here are some of the best Switzerland chocolate quotes:

“Switzerland is a place where they don’t like to fight, so they get people to do their fighting for them while they ski and eat chocolate.” – Larry David

“If a woman is upset hold her and tell her how beautiful she is. If she starts to growl, retreat to a safe distance and throw chocolate at her.” – Unknown

“All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.” – Charles Schulz

“I’ll splurge on Toblerone. I love Toblerone with the Swiss chocolate and nougat in it.” – Jordin Sparks

“A U.N. study claims the happiest country in the world is Switzerland. When asked why they’re so happy, Swiss people couldn’t answer because their hands were counting money and their mouths were full of chocolate.” — Conan O’Brien

“I have this theory that chocolate slows down the aging process… It may not be true but do I dare take the chance?” – Unknown

“I’m Switzerland; neutral as can be, and also with great chocolate.” – Neal Shusterman

Random Switzerland quotes

Let’s finish with some totally random Switzerland quotes that we love.

“In Switzerland they had brotherly love, five hundred years of democracy and peace, and what did they produce? The cuckoo clock!” – Graham Greene

“When you’re dealing with Switzerland, Mr. Allon, it’s best to keep one thing in mind. Switzerland is not a real country. It’s a business, and it’s run like a business. It’s a business that is constantly in a defensive posture. It’s been that way for seven hundred years.” – Daniel Silva

“I’ve always enjoyed playing in Switzerland. The crowd support is amazing here, and Basel is one of the best indoor tournaments in the world.” – Stan Wawrinka

“Switzerland is a country where very few things begin, but many things end.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

“Switzerland is a curst, selfish, swinish country of brutes, placed in the most romantic region of the world.” – Lord Byron

“In an ideal world, I’d spend every weekend at my home in Zermatt in Switzerland.” – Vanessa Mae


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  • MC Miller

    MC Miller is a travel blogger and writer who has travelled America extensively and abroad to over 80 countries. He founded Couple Travel The World in 2017. Since then, he has spent over 6 years on the road as a full time travel couple. When he not traveling he likes to spend quality time with his partner Bett, planning our their next date or romantic getaway!