Paris: The Best Quotes About ‘The City of Light’

Ernest Hemingway.

“Paris is a moveable feast.”

Oscar Wilde.

“When good Americans go to die, they go to Paris.”

Thomas Jefferson.

“A walk about Paris will provide lessons in history, beauty, and the point of life.”

Anne Rice.

“Paris was a universe whole and entire unto herself.”

Vincent Van Gogh.

“The French air clears up the brain and does good… a world of good.”

Samantha Schutz.

“Paris is the city of love. Even for the birds.”

F. Scott Fitzgerald.

“France has the only things toward which we drift as we grow older – intelligence and good manners.”

Gertrude Stein.

“America is my country and Paris is my hometown.”

Wes Anderson.

“Just wandering the city is entertainment.”

Cole Porter.

“Paris in the summer, when it sizzles.”

Prince Metternich.

“When Paris sneezes, Europe catches a cold.”

James Joyce.

“No other city is quite like it.”

Chandler Bing.

“You know how people say that Tulsa is the Paris of Oklahoma?”

My favourite?

“London is a riddle. Paris is an explanation.”

– G.K. Chesterton

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