22 Beautifully Charming Quotes About San Francisco

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22 Quotes About San Francisco That'll Make You Book A Ticket ASAP

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Maybe the following quotes about San Francisco will inspire you to travel to Northern California and experience one of the best cities in the world! If you're lucky enough to live there then you know some of the most famous quotes about the city by the bay. From writers and poets to actors and presidents, San Francisco attracted many artists from around the globe. And while the city is changing, the charm and life it possess will have you dreaming.

Quotes About San Francisco

  • "It's an odd thing, but anyone who disappears is said to be seen in San Francisco." - Oscar Wilde

  • "San Francisco! City of dreaming spires, people live here… Golden Gate Bridge, ahh the Romans came here." - Eddie Izzard

  • "I prefer a wet San Francisco to a dry Manhattan." - Larry Geraldi

  • "The cool, grey city of love." - George Sterling

  • "I can walk down the streets of San Francisco, and here I'm normal." - Robin Williams

  • "I have seen purer liquors, better segars, finer tobacco, truer guns and pistols, larger dirks and bowie knives, and prettier courtesans here in San Francisco than in any other place I have ever visited." - Hinton Helper

  • "Every man should be allowed to love two cities, his own and San Francisco." - Gene Fowler

  • "I left my heart in San Francisco." - Frank Zappa

Funny Quotes About San Francisco

  • "San Francisco is a mad city – inhabited for the most part by perfectly insane people whose women are of remarkable beauty." - Rudyard Kipling

  • "You are fortunate to live here. If I were your President, I would levy a tax on you for living in San Francisco!" - Mikhail Gorbachev

  • "Anyone who doesn't have a great time in San Francisco is pretty much dead to me." - Anthony Bourdain

  • "San Francisco is really fun and liberal, and it's my kind of politics. It's like being Jewish in front of Jewish people." - Elayne Boosler

  • "Los Angeles? That's just a big parking lot where you buy a hamburger for the trip to San Francisco." - John Lennon

Famous Quotes About San Francisco

  • "The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco." - Mark Twain

  • "You know what it is? (It) is a golden handcuff with the key thrown away." - John Steinbeck

  • "I have always been rather better treated in San Francisco than I actually deserved." - Mark Twain

  • "San Francisco is the only city I can think of that can survive all the things you people are doing to it and still look beautiful." - Frank Lloyd Wright

  • "San Franciscans are very proud of their city, and they should be. It's the most beautiful place in the world." - Robert Redford

  • "San Francisco has only one drawback – 'tis hard to leave." - Rudyard Kipling

  • "San Francisco is 49 square miles surrounded by reality." - Paul Kanter

  • "There may not be a Heaven, but there is San Francisco". - Ashleigh Brilliant

  • "If you're not alive, San Francisco will bring you to life." - William Saroyan

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