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The state of Utah is located in the western United States of America, famous for its rich food, cultural background, natural heritage, national parks, and the Great Salt Lake.

Utah, known as Salt Lake City, is the 45th state of the United States and was founded in 1896. Utah has over three million people with diverse plant and animal species and is surrounded by Colorado, Wyoming, and Idaho.

Salt Lake City is an excellent ski location. It is the only US state with a national park in every county, like the Zion National Park, Arches National Park, and Bryce Canyon National Park. Utah also serves one of the most delicious Pastrami burgers with rich, natural honey.

Famous Utah Quotes

Hundreds of thousands of tourists visit Utah annually to see the Great Salt Lake. Let's look at these famous Utah quotes to learn more about Utah, its natural environment, the people, and its heritage.

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"I enjoyed my time in Utah. It was a different area from what I was used to. The people there were very nice and it was a great organization and city. I have only good things to say about Utah."

- John Starks.

"Because, you know, you're in Utah. And because of its political conservatism, if you can make it there, you can make it anywhere."

- January 13, 2006, www.deseret.com, Robert Redford.

"As we crossed the Colorado-Utah border I saw God in the sky in the form of huge gold sunburning clouds above the desert that seemed to point a finger at me and say, "Pass here and go on, you're on the road to heaven."

- Jack Kerouac.

"I left Montana in Spring of 1866, for Utah, arriving at Salt Lake City during the summer."

- Calamity Jane.

"In 1847, two years before the greedy rush for gold began in California, the Mormons quietly began irrigating Utah's Salt Lake Valley. In a sense, they were the first American irrigators of any significance. And their knowledge about the art of applying water to land has spread throughout the world."

- Stuart Campbell.

"The Church responds to antiquated social realities, and those realities remain much more current in Utah precisely because of the Church."

- Andrew Solomon.

"Everyone has always underestimated a company headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah. The New York boys thought they could take me on, that nobody out here has any knowledge or wisdom."

- Jon Huntsman, Sr.

"Thousands of legal and illegal immigrants staged what they called a Day Without Immigrants. Or, as it's known in Utah, Monday."

- Conan O'Brien.

"Anyone who spends time on the road knows there's something special about being in the middle of Utah or Nebraska - you sit with it, and there's a peace about it. You can go left or right, and it opens up all kinds of doors. You take your own path."

- Jason Momoa.

"Utah is America's best place for business because Utahns make it their business to succeed - and we have the track record to prove it."

- Gary Herbert.

"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do."

- Mark Twain.

"Don't limit yourself by what you've achieved. All your past achievements are only stepping stones for the greatness to come."

- LaShawnda Jones.

"In 2014, Utah cities Salt Lake City and Provo both surpassed Silicon Valley in per-deal venture capital averages. From large, multi-campus companies to promising start-ups, Silicon Slopes offers a promising climate for businesses. The entire tech industry has its eyes on Utah."

- Gary Herbert.

"There's a lot of really talented people in Utah, people who would really make an effort to make the music the best that it could be and as emotional as it could be."

- David Archuleta.

"I spend most of the hunting season at the ranch. We all love to hunt whitetails, and we have a pretty good supply in South Texas. I also love to hunt elk in Arizona, mule deer in Utah, and I’ve been to Canada to hunt caribou."

- George Strait.

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"I love Salt Lake City. It’s beautiful with all the great outdoors around you."

- Peter Sagal.

"Keep close to Nature’s heart… and break clear away, once in a while, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean."

- John Muir.

"There was nowhere to go but everywhere, so just keep on rolling under the stars."

- Jack Kerouac.

"The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page."

- Saint Augustine.

"We have a water purifier, so we drink a lot of it. As a singer, especially in Utah, you have to hydrate constantly."

- Donny Osmond.

"Lotta people don't know where Utah is but it's in Salt Lake."

- Karl Malone.

"In Utah, there are no bad things in the water there. It’s just smooth, really beautiful."

- Steve Guttenberg.

"I like this place and could willingly waste my time in it."

- William Shakespeare.

"If I get lost, don't come to find me Taking the road less traveled Desert dust and wanderlust Starry skies and fireflies."

- 'Traveller's Elixir'.

"Snowboarding! I love it! Some of the best places to snowboard are Telluride and Park Cities, Utah."

- Bridget Hall.

"Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world."

- Gustave Flaubert.

"Rocks and waters, etc., are words of God, and so are men. We all flow from one fountain Soul. All are expressions of one Love."

- John Muir.

"The man who goes alone can start today, but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready."

- Henry David Thoreau.

"Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself."

- George Bernard Shaw.

"Utah, you make the world go round. Zion sunsets are not to be missed - especially if you make the effort to hike for them. Thanks for another stunning send-off into the night."

- Kalen Thorien, April 18, 2018, @kalenthorien.

Quotes About Utah's Nature Parks

Go no further to search for quotes about Utah's nature parks; here they are!

"Laying rooted in the backcountry we saw some of the most awe-inspiring groove galleys we’d ever seen, but it was the intensity of Zion National Park that held our attention; The red rock backdrop dazzled us as brutal rapids nose-dived off the cliffs into pools surrounded by abundant green piñon-juniper forests..."

- 'Wrong Planet - Searching For Your Tribe', Karl Wiggins.

"Mother Nature is a master sculptor and in no place is that more evident than at Arches National Park."

- 'A Year In The National Parks: The Greatest American Road Trip', Stefanie Payne.

"North Window is one of the most breathtaking locations I have ever experienced. Perhaps that is why I find myself returning to often, experimenting at different times of the day and from all angles. Being up there is practically indescribable. A feeling of calm just washes over me every time I visit.

- Peter Lik, May 26, 2022, @peterlik.

"One of the beautiful things about the US National Parks is that they were created specifically for the enjoyment of all people -- in the beginning, now, and for the future."

- Stefanie Payne.

"Angels Landing in Zion National Park!"

- Kyle Kaufman, April 22, 2021, @kyletakesonworld.

"I think that is what a national park is all about. It gives people breathing room. It gives people a tranquil atmosphere. It gives them an opportunity to be a part of nature, You're just part of it all." - Juanita Green"

- 'The National Parks: America's Best Idea', Dayton Duncan.

"A national park is not a playground. it’s a sanctuary for nature and for humans who will accept nature on nature’s own terms."

- Michael Frome.

"Zion National Park is a place where history deepens one's appreciation for the beauty of the canyon. Visitors marvel at the pioneering spirit of those who created an oasis in the arid desert."

- Tiffany Taylor.

"There is nothing so American as our National Parks. The fundamental idea behind the parks is that the country belongs to the people, that it is in the process of making for the enrichment of the lives of all of us."

- Franklin D. Roosevelt.

"Utah blew our minds! We are so impressed by the beautiful landscapes. Driving through Zion National Park was a highlight of our travels."

- 5.of.us.rolling, December 1, 2020, @into_the_rvild.

"I encourage everybody to hop on Google and type in ‘national park’ in whatever state they live in and see the beauty that lies in their own backyard. It’s that simple."

- Jordan Fisher.

"North Window at Arches National park is a mind-blowingly beautiful experience. Have you ever watched a sunset through a red rock window? It's incredible, to say the least."

- Daniel Kaufman, June 28, 2022, @daniel_kaufman_photography.

"National parks and reserves are an integral aspect of intelligent use of natural resources. It is the course of wisdom to set aside an ample portion of our natural resources as national parks and reserves, thus ensuring that future generations may know the majesty of the earth as we know it today."

- John F. Kennedy.

Quotes About Utah's Natural Beauty

Check out the most stunning quotes about Utah's natural beauty here.

"I think my heart breaks daily living in Salt Lake City, Utah. But I still love it. And that is the richness, the texture."

- Terry Tempest Williams.

"Stepping out onto any lookout, you are invited to connect with an amazing example of some of the most unusual terrain on this planet, making you feel as though you are stepping foot on the edge of another world."

- 'A Year In The National Parks: The Greatest American Road Trip', Stefanie Payne.

"It's fascinating to go somewhere where you're away from everything. There are no houses, no buildings, no roads, no people, and for a little less extreme hunting, any place in the West – Colorado, Utah, Montana – that's just a beautiful country."

- Shawn Michaels.

"Once I came to Salt Lake City, I didn't want to go anywhere else. It was home sweet home for me."

- John Stockton.

"The San Gabriel monument expands our natural heritage, but there is more in need of safeguarding - extraordinary places like Utah's Greater Canyonlands."

- Frances Beinecke.

"Salt Lake City gave me a lot of surprises. How progressive the city actually is, for instance, compared to the rest of Utah – it's like this purple dot in a sea of red."

- Larry Wilmore.

"Between every two pine trees, there is a door leading to a new way of life…Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine into trees."

- John Muir.

"Utah is amazing, it's incredible because it's so big. There are so many places to drive. There are curves, straight bits, it's like road runner country, frankly."

- Edd China.

"If we were meant to stay in one place, we'd have roots instead of feet. Get out there and enjoy the earth's beauty. Long live the planet and the magic it makes!"

- Esme Jordan, April 4, 2021, @jordanxxe.

"A lake so vibrant in color that it looks like a fine art painting."

- 'A Year In The National Parks: The Greatest American Road Trip', Stefanie Payne.

"Moab is seriously one of the most beautiful places I have ever been."

- Isabelle Fuhrman. 

"Should you shield the canyons from the windstorms, you would never see the beauty of their carvings."

- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross.

"Standing there, gaping at this monstrous and inhumane spectacle of rock and cloud and sky and space, I feel a ridiculous greed and possessiveness come over me. I want to know it all, possess it all, embrace the entire scene intimately, deeply, totally…"

- Edward Abbey.


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