California Quotes

[wpsm_quote author=”Ace Antonio Hall” float=”none” width=”100%”]To capture a California sunset in South Pasadena is to hold an angel’s wings with bated breath.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Arnold Schwarzenegger” float=”none” width=”100%”]There are so many different challenges California has; it’s the greatest state in the greatest country in the world. Hasta la vista, baby![/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Beth Anderson” float=”none” width=”100%”]Everything is just better in California – the wine, the food, fruits and vegetables, the comforts of living. Even the instrumentalists are generous and curious. Everything is wonderful.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Carey McWilliams” float=”none” width=”100%”]California has not grown or evolved so much as it has been hurtled forward, rocket-fashion, by a series of chain-reaction explosions.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Carey McWilliams” float=”none” width=”100%”]It was, of course, the discovery of gold that got California off to a flying start, and set in motion its chain-reaction, explosive, self-generating pattern of development.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Clarence King” float=”none” width=”100%”]These Californian scoundrels are invariably lighthearted; crime cannot overshadow the exhilaration of the outdoor life; remorse and gloom are banished like clouds before this perennially sunny climate. They make amusement out of killing you.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Cormac Mccarthy” float=”none” width=”100%”]Best way to live in California is to be from somewhere else.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Danny Meyer” float=”none” width=”100%”]Ninety-five percent of all brussels sprouts come from California.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Don DeLillo” float=”none” width=”100%”]California deserves whatever it gets. Californians invented the concept of life-style. This alone warrants their doom.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Drew Barrymore” float=”none” width=”100%”]California is an unbelievable state.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Edward Abbey” float=”none” width=”100%”]I just realized some things make me happier, and the good weather in California makes me happier.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Edward Abbey” float=”none” width=”100%”]There is science, logic, reason; there is thought verified by experience. And then there is California.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ethel Barrymore” float=”none” width=”100%”]The people are unreal. The flowers are unreal, they don’t smell. The fruit is unreal, it doesn’t taste of anything. The whole place is a glaring, gaudy, nightmarish set, built upon the desert.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Felix Paul Wierzbicki” float=”none” width=”100%”]California holds in its bosom resources that no other country can boast of compromised in so small a territory— its mineral wealth, its agricultural capacity, its geographical position conspire to make it in time one of the most favored lands.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Flora Robertson” float=”none” width=”100%”]California , here I come, too. / With a coffee pot and skillet / And I’m coming to you. / Nothing’s left in Oklahoma. / And if apples, nuts, and oranges / And if Santa Claus is real / Come on to California / Eat and eat till you’re full.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Fred Allen” float=”none” width=”100%”]California is a fine place to live if you happen to be an orange.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Gloria Swanson” float=”none” width=”100%”]All creative people should be required to leave California for three months every year.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Henry David Thoreau” float=”none” width=”100%”]Satan from one of his elevations, showed mankind the kingdom of California, and they entered into a compact with him at once.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Hinton R. Helper” float=”none” width=”100%”]California can and does furnish the best bad things that are obtainable in America.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”James J. Rawls” float=”none” width=”100%”]California represents the high-water mark of Spanish expansion in North America: it was the last and the northernmost settlement of Spain on the continent.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”James M. Cain” float=”none” width=”100%”]We only have two kinds of weather in California, magnificent and unusual.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jimmy Carter” float=”none” width=”100%”]Whatever starts in California unfortunately has an inclination to spread.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Joan Didion” float=”none” width=”100%”]California is a place where…the mind is troubled by some…suspicion that things had better work here, because here,beneath that immense bleached sky, is where we run out of continent[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John Alejandro King” float=”none” width=”100%”]Emotions are like a passing rainstorm: if you live in Southern California, you may never have to experience one.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John Muir” float=”none” width=”100%”]When California was wild, it was the floweriest part of the continent.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jon Pardi” float=”none” width=”100%”]My California sunrise, there’s a real mist in the air. I think of the mountains. You can smell the farm fields. You can smell the dirt and the lights and the whole sun.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Judy Van Der Veer” float=”none” width=”100%”]California is full of homesick people.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Kevin Starr” float=”none” width=”100%”]California was, all things considered, just another American place, and sometimes, even worse than that.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Laura Kalpakian” float=”none” width=”100%”]There are no real Californians. There are only people who live there and people who don’t.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Lawrence Ferlinghetti” float=”none” width=”100%”]Southern California, where the American Dream came too true.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Lidia Longorio” float=”none” width=”100%”]You are consumed by the worry that it might rain even though you live in California.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Lilian Leland” float=”none” width=”100%”]When a tree takes a notion to grow in California, nothing in Heaven or on earth will stop it.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Lord Bryce” float=”none” width=”100%”]Most of the western states have been peopled by steady influx of settlers from two or three older states…But California was settled by a sudden rush of adventurers from all parts of the world. This mixed multitude, bringing with it a variety of manners, customs and ideas, formed a society more mobile and unstable, less governed by fixed beliefs and principles.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”M.G. Lord” float=”none” width=”100%”]California is a place where…people comt to make their fortunes…where beautiful women are discovered in drug stores , and a man can turn a mouse into an empire.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mark Twain” float=”none” width=”100%”]All scenery in California requires distance to give it charm.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Matt Haig” float=”none” width=”100%”]In California the only way to look like you are getting older is to look like you are getting younger…if you can move your forehead over the age of forty, then people become very suspicious.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mike Davis” float=”none” width=”100%”]The classic account of the titanic social conflicts that have shaped California as a unique state-nation on the Pacific.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mike Royko” float=”none” width=”100%”]For years, California’s major export to the rest of the country has not been its fruits and vegetables; it has been craziness. It comes in many forms— bad TV shows, bad architecture, junk foods, auto-worship and creepy life-styles… You name it: If it babbles and its eyeballs are glazed, it probably comes from California.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mort Sahl” float=”none” width=”100%”]You haven’t lived until you’ve died in California.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Neil Morgan” float=”none” width=”100%”]California is where you can’t run any farther without getting wet.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Oscar Nunez” float=”none” width=”100%”]Life in California is beautiful.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Phoebe S. Kropps” float=”none” width=”100%”]From afar, the red-tile groups of Southern California appear to reflect a regional affinity for Spanish style and heritage.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ralph Waldo Emerson” float=”none” width=”100%”]The attraction and superiority of California are in its days. It has better days, and more of them, than any other country.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Richard Henry Dana Jr” float=”none” width=”100%”]The men of California are thriftless, proud, and extravagant, and very much given to gaming; and the women have but little education, and a good deal of beauty, and their morality, of course, is none of the best.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Robert Frost” float=”none” width=”100%”]I met a Californian who would / Talk California—a state so blessed, / He said, in climate, none had ever died there / A natural death.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ross MacDonald” float=”none” width=”100%”]There’s nothing wrong with Southern California that a rise in the ocean level wouldn’t cure.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Stuart Rothenberg” float=”none” width=”100%”]California is going to be quite good for the Democrats. But the rest of the country is a draw.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Taylor Caldwell” float=”none” width=”100%”]If they can’t do it in California, it can’t be done anywhere.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Tiffany Madison” float=”none” width=”100%”]Political corruption, social greed, and Americanized quasi-socialism can ruin even the most wonderful places. California proved that.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Tracy Chevalier” float=”none” width=”100%”]California is where you get to start over.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Truman Capote” float=”none” width=”100%”]It’s a scientific fact that if you stay in California you lose one point of your IQ every year.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Vachel Lindsay” float=”none” width=”100%”]Yes, I have walked in California, / And the rivers there are blue and white. / Thunderclouds of grapes hang on the mountains,/ Bears in the meadows pitch and fight.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Walter Winchell” float=”none” width=”100%”]California is a place where they shoot too many pictures and not enough actors.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Woody Allen” float=”none” width=”100%”]In California, they don’t throw their garbage away – they make it into TV shows.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Woody Guthrie” float=”none” width=”100%”]Do Re Mi California is a garden of Eden, a paradise to live in or see, But believe it or not, you won’t find it so hot If you ain’t got the do re mi[/wpsm_quote]