68+ Best California Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Inspirational california quotes will make you look at life differently and help you live a meaningful life.

Powerful Collection of Most Famous California Quotes

To capture a California sunset in South Pasadena is to hold an angel’s wings with bated breath. – Ace Antonio Hall

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. – Jon Pardi

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 – Woody Guthrie

Best way to live in California is to be from somewhere else. – Cormac Mccarthy

Ninety-five percent of all brussels sprouts come from California. – Danny Meyer

Myths that need clarification: “Everyone in California lives on a white, sandy beach.” False. The only people who live on California beaches are vacationers from Arizona, Utah, and Nevada who own condos.- Erma Bombeck

Best way to live in California is to be from somewhere else. – Cormac Mccarthy

The biggest problem that we have is that California is being run now by special interests. All of the politicians are not anymore making the moves for the people, but for special interests and we have to stop that. – Arnold Schwarzenegger

We only have two kinds of weather in California, magnificent and unusual. – James M Cain

California is full of homesick people. – Judy Van Der Veer

California is where you get to start over. – Tracy Chevalier

There is science, logic, reason; there is thought verified by experience. And then there is California. – Edward Abbey

When California was wild, it was the floweriest part of the continent. – John Miur

Whatever starts in California unfortunately has an inclination to spread. – Jimmy Carter

California is a place where they shoot too many pictures and not enough actors. – Walter Winchell

We only have two kinds of weather in California, magnificent and unusual. – James M. Cain

California is full of homesick people. – Judy Van Der Veer

A new study says that over half of all Californians are obese. In fact, half of Californians are really two-thirds of Californians. – Jay Leno

Living in California adds ten years to a man’s life. And those extra ten years I’d like to spend in New York. – Harry Ruby

California is where you can’t run any farther without getting wet. – Neil Morgan

If they can’t do it in California, it can’t be done anywhere. – Taylor Caldwell

I just realized some things make me happier, and the good weather in California makes me happier. – Bianca Balti

I just realized some things make me happier, and the good weather in California makes me happier. – Edward Abbey

When California was wild, it was the floweriest part of the continent. – John Muir

You haven’t lived until you’ve died in California. – Mort Sahl

If you’re the type of person who has to fulfill your dreams, you’ve gotta be resourceful to make sure you can do it. I came out to California when I was 21, thinking my New York credentials would take me all the way. I came back home a year later all dejected and a failure. – Vin Diesel

In California, we have some of the strongest consumer protection laws in the country. While it is easy to conceive of innovation and regulation as mutually exclusive, California is proof that we can do both. We can innovate responsibly. – Kamala Harris

It’s a scientific fact that if you stay in California you lose one point of your IQ every year. – Truman Capote

All creative people should be required to leave California for three months every year. – Gloria Swanson

I am a California girl, born and raised, so flip-flops and cutoff shorts are my go-to look. An easy Angeleno uniform, so to speak. But for my role on ‘Suits,’ I’m dressed in Alexander McQueen, Tom Ford, and Prada almost every day. And therein lies the difference. For work, I wear art; in real life, I wear clothes. – Meghan Markle

California, where the spring comes in the fall and the fall comes in the summer and the summer comes in the winter and the winter never comes at all. – Inez Haynes Irwin

This land is your land, this land is my land, From California to the New York Island. From the redwood forest to the Gulf Stream waters This land was made for you and me. – Woody Guthrie

There is science, logic, reason; there is thought verified by experience. And then there is California. – Edward Abbey

California deserves whatever it gets. Californians invented the concept of life-style. This alone warrants their doom. – Don DeLillo

When I came to California, it was the mecca of the world. Every young person on the planet wanted to be here. – Joni Mitchell

I’m your biggest fan, California, I’m coming home – Joni Mitchell

If you have a good story, it doesn’t have to be overproduced. I want our stories to reveal the wonders of the human spirit and the richness of life in California, including its history, people, culture and natural wonders. – Huell Howser

California is going to be quite good for the Democrats. But the rest of the country is a draw. – Stuart Rothenberg

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. – Beth Anderson

I’d rather be in prison in California than free anywhere else. – Inez Haynes Irwin

California lacks a lot of the rules and restrictions the East has. Every house is a different style, different material, different color. There’s a lot of craziness out there – Parker Stevenson

California can and does furnish the best bad things that are obtainable in America. – Hinton R. Helper

You haven’t lived until you’ve died in California. – Mort Sahl

In California, they don’t throw their garbage away they make it into TV shows. – Woody Allen

Life in California is beautiful. – Oscar Nunez

California is a fine place to live if you happen to be an orange. – Fred Allen

The travel and tourism industry is the lifeblood of many states around the country – including Florida, California, New York and Nevada, to name a few. – Mark Foley

Life in California is beautiful. – Oscar Nunez

When California was wild, it was the floweriest part of the continent. – John Muir

California is always in my mind. – David Hockney

From the first time I heard Bob Marley or even Sublime, I wanted to move out to California and be near the ocean, start surfing, start being a part of that whole thing. – Brendon Urie

There’s nothing wrong with Southern California that a rise in the ocean level wouldn’t cure. – Ross MacDonald

California is an unbelievable state. – Drew Barrymore

California to me as a concept or as an idea always seems like endless optimism and endless opportunity – when people think of California they think of palm trees and blue skies and gorgeous sunsets and beaches and everything else. – Mark Hoppus

California is a queer place in a way, it has turned its back on the world, and looks into the void Pacific. It is absolutely selfish, very empty, but not false, and at least, not full of false effort. – D. H. Lawrence

I think Northern California is the most beautiful place on earth. And I adore New Orleans, but there’s something about the air in SF, for instance. It changes from moment to moment, like one’s thoughts. – Hilton Als

For the women in California, they’re just downtrodden because they’re so gorgeous here. Every hot cheerleader comes to California to make it. The men don’t want to get married, they’re lazy lions. Matthew McConaughey is their poster boy so they can procreate and live on the beach in the trailer and have kids and have money and be hedonistic. – Patti Stanger

There are so many different challenges California has; it’s the greatest state in the greatest country in the world. Hasta la vista, baby! – Arnold Schwarzenegger

Southern California, where the American Dream came too true. – Lawrence Ferlinghetti

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. – Woody Guthrie

Why don’t you go on west to California? There’s work there, and it never gets cold. Why, you can reach out anywhere and pick an orange. Why, there’s always some kind of crop to work in. Why don’t you go there? – John Steinbeck

Things are tough all over, cupcake, an’ it rains on the just an’ the unjust alike…except in California. – Alan Moore

If you’re a kid in Southern California, somebody whether it’s you or your parents – somebody throws your hat into the ring and I think everyone had a commercial or two. – Danny Bonaduce

Here in California, we passed a law against texting while driving. But there’s no law preventing you from writing a letter while driving. – Craig Ferguson

The mornings along the coast where the fog and mist meet with the salty spray of the seas is one of my favourite smells. I love the smell in the evergreen forest just after it rains – The Redwood Forest in California has the coast, too, so you have the best of everything! – Paul WalkerNo matter where you put me, I don’t care if it is North Carolina, Florida, California, New York City; I’m going to be who I am. – Chris Paul

The apparent ease of California life is an illusion, and those who believe the illusion real live here in only the most temporary way. – Joan Didion

California, that advance post of our civilization, with its huge aircraft factories, TV and film studios, automobile way of life… its flavourless cosmopolitanism, its charlatan philosophies and religions, its lack of anything old and well-tried rooted in tradition and character. – J. B. Priestley

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