14+ Best Graffiti Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational graffiti quotes will fire up your brain and encourage you to look at life differently while making you laugh.

Famous Graffiti Quotes

Some people are enraged, and some people are applauding. If there were a mission statement for graffiti, that would be it. — Barry McGee

Speak softly, but carry a big can of paint. — Banksy

Bin Laden was very keen to point out to me that his forces had fought the Americans in Somalia. He also wanted to talk about how many mullahs in Pakistan were putting up posters saying, We follow bin Laden. He even produced a sort of Kodak set of snapshots of graffiti supporting him. — Robert Fisk

‘American Graffiti’ was unpleasant because of the fact that there was no money, no time, and I was compromising myself to death. — George Lucas

Everybody’s trying to leave their mark on the world. That’s why there’s graffiti and babies. — Kristen Schaal

Nobody ever listened to me until they didn’t know who I was — Banksy

Obviously murder and graffiti are two vastly different crimes. But they are part of the same continuum, and a climate that tolerates one is more likely to tolerate the other. — Rudy Giuliani

I got arrested for graffiti. I got arrested – a lot of, like, underage drinking, drunk in public, shoplifting, you know, your various, like, suburban arrests, I guess. — James Franco

I’ve never really considered myself just a street artist. I consider myself a populist. — Shepard Fairey

When absolutes are abandoned for principles, the U.S. Constitution becomes a blank slate for anyone’s graffiti. — Wayne LaPierre

The parts of graffiti I like are really antagonizing still – it’s not something that a museum would really embrace. — Barry McGee

Poetry is eternal graffiti written in the heart of everyone. — Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Out there, in the world, all the walls were covered with graffiti: Yids, go back to Palestine, so we came back to Palestine, and now the worldatlarge shouts at us: Yids, get out of Palestine. — Amos Oz

Graffiti is one of the few tools you have if you have almost nothing. — Banksy

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