The Best London quotes

London is a city full of opportunity. If you’re looking for inspiration, or just want to be reminded of how great it is to live in the world’s most vibrant city, then look no further than this compilation of London quotes. From famous entrepreneurs and authors, to anonymous passers-by and residents, these quotes capture the essence of what it means to be a part of this amazing city.

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The best london quotes

1. London is not a good place to be when you are sad: so crowded it makes you feel lonely. โ€” Moe Cidaly

2. I like the spirit of this great London which I feel around me. Who but a coward would pass his whole life in hamlets โ€” and for ever abandon his faculties to the eating rust of obscurity?

3. Rules like ‘don’t wear white after Labor Day’ or ‘shoes matching the handbag’ are antiquated. Modern women should feel free to experiment. โ€” Stacy London

4. You have to let go of who you were to allow yourself to become who you are. โ€” Stacy London

5. New York, like London, seems to be a cloacina [toilet] of all the depravities of human nature. โ€” Thomas Jefferson

6. When I am in London, I think my favourite city is London, but when I am in New York, I feel it is New York. It is very hard to choose between the two. โ€” Tommy Hilfiger

7. The streets of London have their map, but our passions are uncharted. What are you going to meet if you turn this corner? โ€” Virginia Woolf

8. You have to let go of who you were to allow yourself to become who you are. โ€” Stacy London

9. People in London think of London as the center of the world, whereas New Yorkers think the world ends three miles outside of Manhattan. โ€” Toby Young

10. For a kid in London, Hollywood seems like such a mythical place. โ€” Orlando Bloom

11. I have been interested in fashion since I was a kid. Then I lived in London, where it was more about costume and a personal statement of who you are than about fashion. โ€” Zaha Hadid

12. Only parents and torturers and the janitors of holocausts are asked to stand the sound of so much human grief. โ€” Martin Amis, London Fields

13. He didn’t want to talk about London’s wreck, and so he steered the conversation back towards Professor Pennyroyal’s favourite subject: Professor Pennyroyal. โ€” Tom Reeves

14. In Paris and London he had seen nothing to make a return to life worth while โ€” in Washington he saw plenty of reasons for staying dead.

15. When you’re able to shoot in Europe and internationally, those locations don’t lie. The feeling doesn’t lie, the quality of the light. You can always tell when it’s shot in London. โ€” Sandra Oh

16. London is one of the most fascinating, historic, amazing cities in the world! โ€” Sophie Kinsella, Twenties Girl

17. I’m timeless, I got that Dickensian, London streetโ€“urchin look in high school. I’ll never be in style, but I’ll always be different. โ€” Stevie Nicks

18. Sometimes a person’s first assumption was very telling. It revealed how they perceived the situation. โ€” Sara Sheridan, London Calling

19. A country gentleman should bring his lady to visit London as soon as he can, that they may have agreeable topicks for conversation when they are by themselves. โ€” Samuel Johnson

20. There are so many Jamaican people here in London, it’s going to be like being at home for me. โ€” Usain Bolt

21. The London Games will be designed for the athletes and we will provide them with the very best venues and the very best conditions to pursue their sporting dreams in London. โ€” Sebastian Coe

22. You’re head can’t do a relationship and my heart can’t. โ€” Ophelia London, Kissing Her Crush

23. When you’re depressed you retreat and you go into a smaller world. This is why Brighton worked well for the story, because it’s a smaller world than London. โ€” Sara Sheridan

24. In the ancient city of London, on a certain autumn day in the second quarter of the sixteenth century, a boy was born to a poor family of the name of Canty, who did not want him. โ€” Mark Twain

25. I have been on dialysis in Istanbul, Milan, Indonesia, Manila, London. It’sโ€“it’s amazing. โ€” Natalie Cole

26. London was one of the worst places to have a bad day and one of the best places to have a good day โ€” Mhairi McFarlane, Here’s Looking at You

27. London, thou art the flower of cities all! โ€” William Dunbar

28. Rules like ‘don’t wear white after Labor Day’ or ‘shoes matching the handbag’ are antiquated. Modern women should feel free to experiment. โ€” Stacy London

29. ‘i don’t spill my drinks on just any man, you know.” She touched his cheek. ”only dashing shark lovers with pantydropping accents.’ โ€” Ophelia London, Love Bites

30. You’re head can’t do a relationship and my heart can’t. โ€” Ophelia London, Kissing Her Crush

31. The best city for fashion is Tokyo. You see styles there you won’t see in London, Paris, Milan or New York. I also like the fashion scene in Los Angelesโ€“it has a unique look. โ€” Tommy Hilfiger

32. Everyone in L.A. is very positive and upbeat, whereas London can get quite miserable at times. โ€” Sienna Miller

33. I would vote for Bush if for no other reason than to be at the airport waving off all the people who say they are going to London if he wins again. Someone has got to stay behind. โ€” Tom Wolfe

34. In 1895 Lady Londonberry commented acidly on a bridegroom who had ‘married the 10, 000 a year as well as the lady. โ€” Pamela Horn, Life As A Victorian Lady

35. People are always looking at their phones and computer. It’s the first place people turn in the morning and where everyone’s keeping in touch and getting their news. โ€” Theophilus London

36. I listen to a lot of really old western and country music. There’s a lot of cool stuff in there… all the heartbreak of the country darkness. โ€” Theophilus London

37. To walk alone in London is the greatest rest. โ€” Virginia Woolf

38. The messages must be stuck somewhere in the tube of light underneath the ocean that connects London and New York. โ€” Olivia Sudjic, Sympathy

39. I remember in the fifth grade my dad would take me to Manhattan to shop for clothes. โ€” Theophilus London

40. The charm of London is that you are never glad or sorry for ten minutes together; in the country you are one or the other for weeks. โ€” Samuel Johnson

41. When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford. โ€” Samuel Johnson

42. Before Turner there was no fog in London. โ€” Oscar Wilde

43. London is one of the most exciting cities in the world, with a melting pot of cultures and diversity. โ€” Orlando Bloom

44. The public do get behind me, and I love the crowd. When I’m ever in London, they give me massive supportโ€“the Anniversary Games, the cheers; they are always nice to me. โ€” Mo Farah

45. London is one of the most fascinating, historic, amazing cities in the world! โ€” Sophie Kinsella, Twenties Girl

46. One thing about London is that when you step out into the night, it swallows you. โ€” Sebastian Faulks, Engleby

47. The incessant witless repetition of advertisers’ moronโ€“fodder has become so much a part of life that if we are not careful we forget to be insulted by it. โ€” The London Times

48. ‘the simplicity of youth is mesmerizing to me. Maybe because I didn’t know it long enough.”London Drake”they All fall down’ โ€” Nick Moccia, They All Fall Down

49. First one of you to call me Yoko, ‘ Todd warned as he stepped up, ‘is a dead man. โ€” Ophelia London, Abby Road

50. Paris is the playwright’s delight. New York is the home of directors. London, however, is the actor’s city, the only one in the world. In London, actors are given their head. โ€” Orson Welles

Conclusion

London is a city full of life, love and culture. Its people, places and history have inspired countless writers, poets and artists throughout the ages. Whether youโ€™re a Londoner, a tourist or a dreamer, these quotes about London will make you pause and reflect on the beauty of this great city. So, take a moment to appreciate the city and all it has to offer with these inspiring quotes about London.

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