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35 Los Angeles Quotes About The City Of Angels

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Los Angeles is the perfect destination to go to if you are in search of one of the American cities that will offer you national and global culture.

The city, in California, has vibrant art, beautiful weather, mesmerizing beaches, and even mouth-watering food. It is the only North American city that has hosted the summer Olympics twice.

Ensure that you visit the Santa Monica Pier and Beverly Hills in Los Angeles and the new Wizarding World of Harry Potter.  It is a must-visit this place to experience the cultural, musical, magical, and historical greatness.

The search for a city as fast-paced and diverse as this might not be successful. The suburbs are well behind the culture that Los Angeles adapts and moves with day to day. One can become comfortable with being out of your comfort zone to survive in this city.

Different people have different things to say about a place as exuberant as Los Angeles. Therefore, you can easily find a multitude of Los Angeles quotes- right from short quotes about Los Angeles to downtown Los Angeles quotes. Hollywood sign quotes are popular, too, along with famous California quotes. You will also be able to find quotations about city life, Los Angeles sayings, quotes about cities, and so on.

Below is a list of LA quotes, if you like this, check out  [New York quotes] and [Paris quotes].

Famous Quotes About Los Angeles

Los Angeles is indeed a beautiful city. Thoughts can be expressed in various ways and these are just some. Quotes about LA, the place where everyone is from somewhere else.

1."I love Los Angeles. I love Hollywood. They’re beautiful. Everybody’s plastic, but I love plastic. I want to be plastic."

-Andy Warhol.

2."So I live in Los Angeles, and it’s kind of a goofy place. They have an airport named after John Wayne. That ought to explain it. It has a charming kind of superstitious innocence."

-George Carlin.

3."People cut themselves off from their ties of the old life when they come to Los Angeles. They are looking for a place where they can be free, where they can do things they couldn’t do anywhere else."

-Tom Bradley.

4."When its 100 degrees in New York, it's 72 in Los Angeles. When its 30 degrees in New York, in Los Angeles it's still 72. However, there are 6 million interesting people in New York, and only 72 in Los Angeles."

-Neil Simon.

5."Los Angeles is like a beauty parlor at the end of the universe."

-Emily Mortimer.

6."The Twentieth Century is made in Los Angeles. The stars amass and suffer its novelties."

-David Rowbotham.

Insightful Los Angeles Quotes

Insight and perception of people, places, and things vary from person to person. Reflect on what these LA quotes might mean to you.

7."In Los Angeles, you can have the city life and feel like you're on holiday at the same time."

-Isabel Marant.

8."People don't live in Los Angeles because we are tied to the same old, same old. We live in Los Angeles because of the intoxicating energy of new beginnings that permeate our city."

-Marianne Williamson.

9."Pick your enemies carefully, or you'll never make it in Los Angeles."

-Rona Barrett.

10."In Los Angeles, everything is 100% organic, except the people."

-Kris Kidd.

11."You can't find any true closeness in Hollywood, because everybody does the fake closeness so well."

-Carrie Fisher.

12."I love Los Angeles. It reinvents itself every two days."

-Billy Connolly.

13."No second chances in the land of a thousand dances, the valley of ten million insanities."

-Ry Cooder.

14."We live in Los Angeles, where you are expected to move every two to four years, so people can see how well your career is going."

-Rita Rudner.

15."L.A.: Come on vacation, go home on probation."

-James Ellroy.

16."I think it's only right that crazy people should have their own city, but I cannot for the life of me see why a sane person would want to go there."

-Bill Bryson.

17."All life is inherently dangerous. But beyond that, Los Angeles is just a wonderful place to be."

-John Gregory Dunne.

18."You can have a laugh in Los Angeles, or you can weep in Los Angeles, depending on your attitude towards it."

-Miranda Richardson.

19."Los Angeles is a microcosm of the United States. If L.A. falls, the country falls."

-Ice T.

20."Los Angeles survives on that which is unpredictable. The unexpected courses through its very veins."

-Ellie Kemper.

Quotes About Los Angeles Culture

Los Angeles can make people feel like they have to conform to beauty standards.

When you are in search of a city with culture, Los Angeles' culture would definitely be fascinating to you. Grasp the culture of Los Angeles through these quotes.

21."Los Angeles had no culture of its own, just a large collection of misreadings of the artistic histories of other, proper cities."

-Warren Ellis.

22."Fall is my favorite season in Los Angeles, watching the birds change color and fall from the trees."

-David Letterman.

23."In Los Angeles, I feel like the ugly duckling, like I’m from Venus or something."

-Eva Green.

24."If most American cities are about the consumption of culture, Los Angeles and New York are about the production of culture - not only national culture but global culture."

-Barbara Kruger.

Funny Quotes About Los Angeles

Humor has always been a part of people's life. Enjoying it in its various forms isn't a gift that other species possess. So, here are some funny American quotes for you.

25."Perhaps there is no life after death, there’s just Los Angeles."

-Richard Anderson.

26."I think the paparazzi might have chased me out of Los Angeles."

-Nicholas Cage.

27."If New York is the city that never sleeps, then Los Angeles is the city that’s always passed out on the couch."

-Paul Beatty.

28."Anyone living in Los Angeles who has opposable thumbs is required to write a screenplay."

-James Scott Bell.

29."Tip the world over on its side and everything loose will land in Los Angeles."

-Frank Lloyd Wright.

30."In Los Angeles, everyone is a star."

-Denzel Washington.

31."I read the Life magazine articles about free love and free dope in California. At age 20 I drove to Los Angeles."

-Glenn Frey.

32."Los Angeles makes the rest of California seem authentic."

-Jonathan Culler.

Quotes About Los Angeles Traffic

LA is notorious for its car use.

Any city is not whole without its daily murmur of traffic. Here are some Los Angeles quotes or sayings about traffic for you.

33."There are two modes of transport in Los Angeles: car and ambulance. Visitors who wish to remain inconspicuous are advised to choose the latter."

-Fran Lebowitz.

34."Like earlier generations of English intellectuals who taught themselves Italian in order to read Dante in the original, I learned to drive in order to read Los Angeles in the original."

-Reyner Banham.

35."With their cars, Angelenos go places, they travel infinite numbers of kilometers in a world that continuously remains Los Angeles."

-Cees Nooteboom.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for Los Angeles quotes then why not take a look at wander quotes, or time travel quotes?

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