Paris Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Paris
Please enjoy these Paris Quotes from the wise, the romantic, and the famous of the past and present.
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The attacks on the Paris Metro in the 1990s were committed
by members of the local Muslim community,
immigrants from the Maghreb region of North Africa.
- Otto Schily
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
So I'm not really quite sure what Landis' plans were to make another one.
The American Werewolf in Paris was a completely separate story.
- Jenny Agutter
Look at the Paris Commune.
That was the Dictatorship of the Proletariat.
- Friedrich Engels
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I will always remember this summer day in Paris,
when I was to perform a great acrobatic move.
I can still see myself stepping on the ring of a packed
circus along real performers.
- Tony Curtis
I was to Japanese visitors to Washington what the Mona
Lisa is to Americans visiting Paris.
- John C. Danforth
When I was in Paris, all of the German refugees began
to flow in and it was a very sad time.
- Elliott Carter
The dark outside world of Paris under German occupation
exerted a strong containing pressure.
- Gerard Debreu
When I was at school at Paris, I had special lessons
from Mademoiselle Antoine,
an actress at the Comedie Francaise,
and I was taken to every sort of play.
I felt very grand.
- Vivien Leigh
The production of obscurity in Paris compares to the
production of motor cars in Detroit in the great period of American industry.
- Ernest Gellner
The art galleries of Paris contain the finest collection of frames I ever saw.
- Humphry Davy
Germany expected that at the most a day or so would
see Belgian resistance broken and the dash on Paris begun.
It was not safe to start such a forward rush with Belgium unconquered.
- Kelly Miller
An artist has no home in Europe except in Paris.
- Friedrich Nietzsche
When Niki and I moved to Paris, there was also the challenge of Paris,
an extremely daunting city.
- Harry Mathews
I make the most money, I think, in Russia and Paris,
for the people of those countries are so willing to be amused,
so eager to see something new and out of the ordinary.
- Harry Houdini
So I left with Jean Claude and went to Paris,
so when the Russians came to Prague,
I was in Paris.
- Milos Forman
I almost bumped into Alec Baldwin and then turned around
and Paris Hilton was standing there.
And I was like, 'Look, it's stupid spoiled whore.'
- Trey Parker
I've always loved films, always.
I studied literature and I went to Columbia in New
York and I went to Paris for part of one year and ended up staying there.
- Jim Jarmusch
At home in Paris I take a milk bath two times a week,
but here on the road it is more difficult.
I miss them.
- Anna Held
Paris is always a good idea.
- Audrey Hepburn
Six months later I was in Paris.
I was 16, and it all started to happen.
- Eva Herzigova
I made the decision to come back to New York,
quit my job and move to Paris.
- Ed Bradley
My dream date is a tall, dark, handsome,
blue eyed man with a bubble butt who will whisk me
away to Paris in a hot air balloon to wine me,
dine me and.
- Karen McDougal
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
We should force European governments to choose between Paris and Washington.
- Richard Perle
I love Paris in the summer, when it sizzles.
- Cole Porter
I appreciate the people there thinking about me,
and I look forward to coming back to Paris for that occasion.
- Raymond Berry
I know a lot of Americans in Paris who have married Frenchmen.
They keep bringing up their experience,
the clash of civilizations, the clash of personalities.
- Leslie Caron
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
I'm very attached to Paris because I have a base there
and am also recording there,
but New York is home to me when I'm in the U.S.,
because it's nice to have a bed to go back to.
- Keren Ann
I move between San Francisco and Paris...
I have a wonderful beach house in California.
- Danielle Steel
I seemed to belong to three countries:
I had an apartment in Paris,
a house in Hollywood, and when I married British theater director Peter Hall,
I moved to London.
- Leslie Caron
The moon is essentially gray, no color.
It looks like plaster of Paris, like dirty beach sand
with lots of footprints in it.
- James A. Lovell
But if you go from Moscow to Budapest you think you are in Paris.
- Gyorgy Ligeti
The whole time I was modeling, I had a place in Paris,
and a place in New York, and I was really single.
- Boris Kodjoe
A woman should be less concerned about Paris and more
concerned about whether the dress she's about to buy
relates to the way she lives.
- Geoffrey Beene
Well we really meant you to visit Paris in May,
but the rhythm required two syllables.
- Vernon Duke
Sir Rodin convinced my parents to have me committed;
they are all in Paris to arrange it.
- Camille Claudel
I had enjoyed life in Paris, and, taking all things into consideration,
enjoyed it wholesomely.
- James Weldon Johnson
The Paris Commune was first and foremost a democracy.
The government was a body elected by universal suffrage.
- C. L. R. James
Paris is a wonderful city.
I can't say I belong to an especially anglophone community.
- Marilyn Hacker
America is my country and Paris is my hometown.
- Gertrude Stein
When Paris sneezes, Europe catches cold.
- Prince Metternich
I am the man who accompanied Jacqueline Kennedy to Paris,
and I have enjoyed it.
- John F. Kennedy
My best efforts were some modern things that looked
like very lousy Matisses.
Thank God I had the sense to realize they were lousy,
and leave Paris.
- Norman Rockwell
Prague is the Paris of the '90s.
- Marion Ross
It is this research into pure painting that is the
problem at the present moment.
I do not know any painters in Paris who are really
searching for this ideal world.
- Robert Delaunay
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
Maybe I'll be 48 and die in the gutter in Paris.
- Patti Smith
The boarding-school experience in Paris was very hard,
I didn't put up with it very well.
I was sick all the time, or in any case frail,
on the edge of a nervous breakdown.
- Jacques Derrida
The next thing that happened to me was that I,
we, were living in Paris where I then grew up.
- Kitty Carlisle
When I was discharged, I attended the University of
Paris and met a beautiful Parisian girl,
We soon married and eventually returned to the States.
- Lloyd Alexander
The country is provincial; it becomes ridiculous when it tries to ape Paris.
- Honore de Balzac
After the war, prompted by the Cardinal Archbishop of Paris,
I entered Parliament so that a priest could speak out for the poor,
as canon law at that time still permitted.
- Abbe Pierre
Where was Paris Hilton a year ago? She's a fabulous
character to write about.
- Jackie Collins
April in Paris, chestnuts in blossom,
holiday tables under the trees.
- E. Y. Harburg
Paris is one of the most beautiful places in all the world.
Unfortunately, I was so homesick I couldn't appreciate its beauty.
- Tyra Banks
I go to Paris, I go to London, I go to Rome,
and I always say, 'There's no place like New York.
It's the most exciting city in the world now.
That's the way it is.
- Robert De Niro
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
The influence of Paris, for instance,
is now minimal.
Yet a lot is written about Paris fashion.
- Geoffrey Beene
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
Good talkers are only found in Paris.
- Francois Villon
Paris and Nicky Hilton? Those girls will show up to
the opening of a phone book.
It's like a big joke.
- Rachel Perry
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
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
Oh, it was so hard to leave Paris, just about my favorite city in the world.
- Tony Visconti
I like spending time at home.
In Paris, people drop by and have a bite to eat,
or they drop by and watch Friends on TV.
I take my dog to the office there, and I walk to work sometimes.
- Marc Jacobs
When Paris has to pee, Paris has to pee!
- Paris Hilton
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