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51+ Best Colorado Quotes About The Centennial State

These Colorado quotes are full of life and adventure.

Colorado, a serene state in North America, has a lot to offer from the arms of mother nature.

The snow-capped mountains and the beautiful streams of water rushing downstream will have your eyes popping out. Colorado is the true definition of the beauty of nature with its slogan or motto being 'Nil sine numine' (nothing without the deity).

Colorado is known for its breathtaking landscapes, from snow-covered mountains to beautiful terrains and forests. Denver, Colorado is the most popular city in the world in terms of travel and even urban sophistication. It is the capital of Colorado. This beautiful state is blessed with fresh air, nature, and even has a lot of adventurous activities like skiing, hiking and mountain biking to help tourists make the most out of their vacation. These Colorado quotes are worthy Instagram captions.

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Colorado Travel Quotes

These quotes about Colorado are fascinating.

Colorado is the best place to travel and explore in the world. And so these are some good quotes about Colorado that will definitely make you fall in love with this beautiful state.

1. "Colorado has been scorched. Colorado has been flooded. Colorado—once again—endured senseless, inexplicable violence. Yet, despite all of it, we did not let that define us. That is not our story."

-  John Hickenlooper.

2. "You don’t need missionaries in Colorado; you got Colorado."

– Trey Parker.

3. "There were those green, undulating hills, and this very beautiful river, the Colorado. The place is inspired and inspiring."

- Terrence Malick.

4. "If words were water the state would never run dry."

-  John Hickenlooper.

5. "It’s easier for me to go to Russia and train with top coaches and choreographers there than go to Colorado Springs and train with 14 of my competitors."

– Johnny Weir.

6. "We are on the Colorado... that means something more to me than thoughts of electrical power or a harnessed river."

- Barry Goldwater.

7. "Colorado does not shut down. Colorado does not quit. Colorado does not break."

- John Hickenlooper.

8. "The astonishing sense of connection with that river and canyon caught me completely unaware, and in a breath I understood the intense, protective loyalty so many people feel for the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon."

- Ann Zwinger.

9. "Colorado has always been a good place to find what you’re made of."

- John Hickenlooper.

10. "With more residents and tourism activity in Colorado, the ‘Great Outdoors’ is becoming a little crowded."

– Nancy S. Greif.

11. "In Colorado Springs there's nothing to do but look at the mountains and box."

- Adrien Broner.

12. "A crystal clear Colorado sky opens above us, a blue so deep it makes you dizzy."

- Neil Hanson.

Quotes About The Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon, Arizona is amongst the best places to adventure and has the Colorado River flowing through it.

13. "Climbing K2 or floating the Grand Canyon in an inner tube; there are some things one would rather have done than do."

- Edward Abbey.

14. "Publishing a book of poetry is like dropping a rose petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo."

- Don Marquis.

15. "The wonders of the Grand Canyon cannot be adequately represented in symbols of speech."

- John Wesley Powell.

16. "There will never be a photograph of the Grand Canyon that can adequately describe its depth, breadth, and true beauty."

- Stefanie Payne.

17. "In the Grand Canyon, Arizona has a natural wonder which is in kind absolutely unparalleled throughout the rest of the world."

- Theodore Roosevelt.

18. "The elements that unite to make the Grand Canyon the most sublime spectacle in nature are multifarious and exceedingly diverse."

- John Wesley Powell.

19. "The grand canyon which yawns between the writer's concept of what he wants to capture in words and what comes through is a cruel abyss."

- Fannie Hurst.

20. "Baseball, it is said, is only a game. True. And the Grand Canyon is only a hole in Arizona. Not all holes, or games, are created equal."

- George Will.

21. "The Grand Canyon is carven deep by the master hand; it is the gulf of silence, widened in the desert; it is all time inscribing the naked rock; it is the book of earth."

- Donald Culross Peattie.

22. "Every season has its peaks and valleys. What you have to try to do is eliminate the Grand Canyon."

- Andy Van Slyke.

Denver Colorado Quotes

These Denver Colorado quotes are all inspiring.

Denver is known to be the best city to travel to in Colorado. And so these Colorado quotes will inspire your travel time and vacation.

23. "Growing up in Denver, I'm sure it started with loving the Colorado mountains."

- Gale Norton.

24. "Denver is a city that will be far more defined by its future than its past."

- John Hickenlooper.

25. "And there in the blue air I saw for the first time, far off, the great snowy tops of the Rocky Mountains. I had to get to Denver at once."

- Jack Kerouac.

26. "Every day, the sun comes out and the sky's always blue. That's what I miss about Denver."

- Dikembe Mutombo.

27. "Can we take a direct flight back to reality or do we have to change planes in Denver?"

- Tim Allen.

28. "I'm not bitter at all. I think my memories in Denver are great."

- Clinton Portis.

29. "Denver is home to me, and to be recognized for my achievements in the sports community here is a great honor."

- Carmelo Anthony.

30. "Most fans outside Denver don't like me, and for good reason. I give them every reason not to like me."

- Shannon Sharpe.

Quotes About Colorado

Here is a list of Colorado quotes and sayings for Instagram captions.

31. "But the Colorado rocky mountain high, I've seen it rainin' fire in the sky..."

- John Denver.

32. "I would love to rent a little cottage or cabin in Colorado and learn to ski or snowboard."

– Karlie Kloss.

33. "When people think 'Colorado', many of the images that pop into their minds are of majestic mountains, forests, rivers, canyons, and other natural features."

- Nancy S. Greif.

34. "Our peace shall stand as firm as Rocky Mountain."

- William Shakespeare.

35. "Colorado is an oasis, an otherworldly mountain place."

- Brandi Carlile.

36. "Colorado's majestic landscapes are one of our most valuable assets, and it's important that we work to preserve these treasures."

- Michael Bennet.

37. "I love hiking in the mountains in Aspen. Breathing the clean, fresh air is great. Plus, it gives me a cardiovascular workout and firms my legs."

- Chris Evert.

38. "If you like the outdoors, Colorado is a big adventure playground for adults: it’s great for skiing, cycling, climbing, and hiking."

– Tyler Hamilton.

39. "The shadow from the starlight is softer than a lullaby, Rocky mountain high."

- John Denver.

Colorado Sayings For Instagram Captions

These Colorado quotes are perfect for Instagram captions as well as they have the elements to inspire your vacation.

40. "If you want to see an awesome color, then go to Colorado. Its beauty is like no others."

- Unknown.*

41. "Mountains teach that not everything in this world can be rationally explained."

– Aleksander Lwow.

42. "Some of the most beautiful and colorful parts of Colorado are found in the clouds above."

- Mike Nelson.

43. "The Colorado plateau with its magnificent deep canyons and towering peaks has not been an environment particularly hospitable to man."

- Donald L. Baars.

44. "In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks."

– John Muir.

45. "The Colorado plateau is a strange, harsh, but wonderful country, indeed."

- Donald L. Baars.

Colorado Rocky Mountains Quotes

The Rocky Mountains are one of the world-renowned ranges that are towering high as well as it has wide beauty of the landscape. These Colorado quotes will keep your spirits lively throughout.

46. "Under the rough and ridiculous circumstances of life in the Rocky Mountains there was something exciting and vital, full of rude poetry: the heartbeat of the West as it fought its way upward toward civilization."

- Wallace Stegner.

47. "The great Rocky Mountains, softly shaded in gray, were submerged in a sea of fluffy white clouds, feathery wisps enveloping the peaks like a kingdom of the air."

- Gina Marinello-Sweeney.

48. "The Rockies are therefore very young and should never be thought of as ancient. They are still in the process of building and eroding, and no one today can calculate what they will look like ten million years from now. They have the extravagant beauty of youth, the allure of adolescence, and they are mountains to be loved."

- James A. Michener.

49. "The view of the Rocky Mountains from the Divide near Kiowa Creek is considered one of the finest in Colorado."

- Bayard Taylor.

50. "We spent June and July in the Rockies, growing stronger, feeling feral in the untamed range of mountains."

- Aspen Matis.

51. "On the morrow the horizon was covered with clouds- a thick and impenetrable curtain between earth and sky, which unhappily extended as far as the Rocky Mountains. It was a fatality!"

- Jules Verne.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for Colorado quotes then why not take a look at [Boston quotes], or California quotes.

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