Paris Quotes

Welcome to Paris Quotes, the supreme destination for all things Paris! Here you will discover a collection of the most motivating and romantic quotes about the City of Lights. From timeless quotes by well-known authors to modern musings from residents, we have something for everybody. Whether you're looking for a romantic stating to show your better half or an amusing one-liner to make your friends laugh, you'll find it here. So come check out the appeal of Paris through the words of its admirers and let the City of Lights trigger your creativity.
Small: Ive never seen the Osbournes, Ive never seen Paris Hilton. Id rather read than watch reality TV. Id rather liv
"I've never seen the Osbournes, I've never seen Paris Hilton. I'd rather read than watch reality TV. I'd rather live life than watch somebody else living it"
Al Jourgensen, Musician
Small: Prague is the Paris of the 90s
"Prague is the Paris of the '90s"
Marion Ross, Actor
Small: Going out in Paris was like going out in the 30s dressed like the Andrews Sisters. It was everything Id seen i
Christian Lacroix
"Going out in Paris was like going out in the '30s dressed like the Andrews Sisters. It was everything I'd seen in books at my grandparents' house, only it was our generation"
Christian Lacroix, Designer
Small: Well we really meant you to visit Paris in May, but the rhythm required two syllables
"Well we really meant you to visit Paris in May, but the rhythm required two syllables"
Vernon Duke, Composer
Small: An artist has no home in Europe except in Paris
Friedrich Nietzsche
"An artist has no home in Europe except in Paris"
Friedrich Nietzsche, Philosopher
Small: When good Americans die they go to Paris
Oscar Wilde
"When good Americans die they go to Paris"
Oscar Wilde, Dramatist
Small: America is a nation with no truly national city, no Paris, no Rome, no London, no city which is at once the so
C. Wright Mills
"America is a nation with no truly national city, no Paris, no Rome, no London, no city which is at once the social center, the political capital, and the financial hub"
C. Wright Mills, Sociologist
Small: Paris is a hard place to leave, even when it rains incessantly and one coughs continually from the dampness
Willa Cather
"Paris is a hard place to leave, even when it rains incessantly and one coughs continually from the dampness"
Willa Cather, Author
Small: I am the man who accompanied Jacqueline Kennedy to Paris, and I have enjoyed it
John F. Kennedy
"I am the man who accompanied Jacqueline Kennedy to Paris, and I have enjoyed it"
John F. Kennedy, President
Small: Id like to see Paris before I die. Philadelphia will do
Mae West
"I'd like to see Paris before I die. Philadelphia will do"
Mae West, Actress
Small: America is my country and Paris is my hometown
Gertrude Stein
"America is my country and Paris is my hometown"
Gertrude Stein, Author
Small: Totem poles and wooden masks no longer suggest tribal villages but fashionable drawing rooms in New York and P
"Totem poles and wooden masks no longer suggest tribal villages but fashionable drawing rooms in New York and Paris"
Mason Cooley, Writer
Small: The country is provincial it becomes ridiculous when it tries to ape Paris
Honore de Balzac
"The country is provincial; it becomes ridiculous when it tries to ape Paris"
Honore de Balzac, Novelist
Small: I dont want to be known as the granddaughter of the Hiltons. I want to be known as Paris
Paris Hilton
"I don't want to be known as the granddaughter of the Hiltons. I want to be known as Paris"
Paris Hilton, Celebrity
Small: If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life
Ernest Hemingway
"If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast"
Ernest Hemingway, Novelist
Small: Paris aint much of a town
Babe Ruth
"Paris ain't much of a town"
Babe Ruth, Athlete
Small: Maybe Ill be 48 and die in the gutter in Paris
"Maybe I'll be 48 and die in the gutter in Paris"
Patti Smith, Musician
Small: Lunch kills half of Paris, supper the other half
"Lunch kills half of Paris, supper the other half"
Charles de Montesquieu, Philosopher
Small: Six months later I was in Paris. I was 16, and it all started to happen
"Six months later I was in Paris. I was 16, and it all started to happen"
Eva Herzigova, Model
Small: Sir Rodin convinced my parents to have me committed they are all in Paris to arrange it
"Sir Rodin convinced my parents to have me committed; they are all in Paris to arrange it"
Camille Claudel, Sculptor
Small: I have been back in Paris for two weeks. Nothing new. Life is still bitter
"I have been back in Paris for two weeks. Nothing new. Life is still bitter"
Camille Claudel, Sculptor
Small: The songs of Bizet are by a French peer of Rossini. When Rossini stopped composing, he was living in Paris. He
"The songs of Bizet are by a French peer of Rossini. When Rossini stopped composing, he was living in Paris. He also wrote some beautiful songs in French"
Cecilia Bartoli, Musician
Small: In Paris, everybody wants to be an actor nobody is content to be a spectator
"In Paris, everybody wants to be an actor; nobody is content to be a spectator"
Jean Cocteau, Director
Small: I made the decision to come back to New York, quit my job and move to Paris
"I made the decision to come back to New York, quit my job and move to Paris"
Ed Bradley, Journalist
Small: But that incessant drive to be out there in the literary universe that was important to me when I was in my tw
"But that incessant drive to be out there in the literary universe that was important to me when I was in my twenties, like going to a Paris Review party or whatever, that seems totally irrelevant now"
Rick Moody, Novelist
Small: I liked Berkeley tremendously, Berkeley was a very leftist campus. I came to love that city as much as I love
Whitfield Diffie
"I liked Berkeley tremendously, Berkeley was a very leftist campus. I came to love that city as much as I love Paris or the south of France or New York"
Whitfield Diffie, Scientist
Small: One of the special characteristics of New York is that it is different from a London or a Paris because its th
"One of the special characteristics of New York is that it is different from a London or a Paris because it's the financial capital, and the cultural capital, but not the political capital"
Ron Chernow, Author
Small: I wouldnt attach too much importance to these student riots. I remember when I was a student at the Sorbonne i
John Foster Dulles
"I wouldn't attach too much importance to these student riots. I remember when I was a student at the Sorbonne in Paris, I used to go out and riot occasionally"
John Foster Dulles, Diplomat
Small: Look at the Paris Commune. That was the Dictatorship of the Proletariat
"Look at the Paris Commune. That was the Dictatorship of the Proletariat"
Friedrich Engels, Philosopher
Small: The Paris peace talks kept a roof over my head and food on the table and clothes on my back because if somethi
"The Paris peace talks kept a roof over my head and food on the table and clothes on my back because if something was said going in or coming out, I had the rent for the month"
Ed Bradley, Journalist
Small: In Nicaragua, liberty, equality and the rule of law were the stuff of dreams. But in Paris I discovered the va
"In Nicaragua, liberty, equality and the rule of law were the stuff of dreams. But in Paris I discovered the value of those words"
Bianca Jagger, Celebrity
Small: I stayed three weeks in Paris, fell in love with the city, and decided that I was born to live in Paris
"I stayed three weeks in Paris, fell in love with the city, and decided that I was born to live in Paris"
Ed Bradley, Journalist
Small: The colors I choose there was to paint the first hotel, the Disneyland Hotel. Because of the cloudy sky we had
"The colors I choose there was to paint the first hotel, the Disneyland Hotel. Because of the cloudy sky we had in Paris, it had to be a particular kind of color who will fight those grey days. And also something you can see when you're driving up 'There it is! We're arriving!'"
John Hench, Artist
Small: I dont like Paris so much, and its only eight shows. I mean, dont tell them that, of course. But everyone alwa
"I don't like Paris so much, and it's only eight shows. I mean, don't tell them that, of course. But everyone always thinks they're so important. And I'm sure they are. But to me, my happiness is more important"
Gisele Bundchen, Model
Small: You have people who cant act and they get all these parts. Paris Hilton falls into her own category. Shes made
Kate Hudson
"You have people who can't act and they get all these parts. Paris Hilton falls into her own category. She's made a career out of it"
Kate Hudson, Actress
Small: But one of the most fantastic things about Ireland and Dublin is that the pubs are like Paris and the cafe cul
"But one of the most fantastic things about Ireland and Dublin is that the pubs are like Paris and the cafe culture. And Dublin, in many ways, is a pub culture"
Hugh Dancy, Actor
Small: Today were dealing with metropolitan Shanghai, metropolitan New Delhi or Paris. If were competing at that leve
"Today we're dealing with metropolitan Shanghai, metropolitan New Delhi or Paris. If we're competing at that level, our diversity, that richness of people coming from so many different backgrounds, is one of our greatest advantages"
John Hickenlooper, Politician
Small: The first thing that strikes a visitor to Paris is a taxi
"The first thing that strikes a visitor to Paris is a taxi"
Fred Allen, Comedian
Small: I love Paris in the summer, when it sizzles
"I love Paris in the summer, when it sizzles"
Cole Porter, Composer
Small: Well, lets say we acknowledged the School of French Painting - the Paris School of painting as the leading for
"Well, let's say we acknowledged the School of French Painting - the Paris School of painting as the leading force and vitality of the time. I think that was understood and felt and experienced"
Lee Krasner, Artist
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