65+ Best Gypsy Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational gypsy quotes will encourage growth in life, make you wiser and broaden your perspective.

Famous Gypsy Quotes

And I remember most of what I know that is good and true and lasting has come not from scholars but from minstrels and gypsies … — Robert James Waller

Who to patch up his fame, or fill his purse, Still pilfers wretched plans, and makes them worse; Like gypsies, lest the stolen brat be known, Defacing first, then claiming for his own. — Charles Churchill

My heart is a gypsy – continuously searching for a home, fighting within itself, wondering whether it is weak or even right for that matter to be searching in the first place. Lonliness is what it feels like… — Jenna Jameson

I’m a wandering gypsy. — Lady Gaga

A few years ago, I found out that there’s a lot of Gypsy blood on my mother’s side. I’m wild in that way – I’ve been brought up to do my own thing. — FKA twigs

Travelling was a big part of my childhood and one that I value very much. In some respects, I can’t help but be a bit of a gypsy as an adult. I get fidgety if I’m in one place for longer than three months. — Rain Phoenix

I understand travel. I understand the experience of travel. I mean there is something of the air-conditioned gypsy in me. — Greg Lake

The major trend is a cleaning-up. It’s not quite the minimalism of the ’90s. It’s more refined. We’ve had season after season of all this embellishment, the ruffled gypsy skirts, the colors. It’s nice to see a woman in a white shirt. I think it’s as sexy as anything. — George Sharp

I think I’ll always be a theater gypsy at heart. — Renee O’Connor

A gypsy fire is on the hearth,Sign of the carnival of mirth;Through the dun fields and from the gladeFlash merry folk in masquerade,For this is Hallowe’en! — Author unknown

Especially now with the boho influence, the hippie and gypsy looks — they have Latin roots. Embroidery, embellishment, color, flowers and beading are important to Latinas and to Latin American history. — Phillip Bloch

A gypsy told me I was going to do great things. I was going to make all kinds of money. — Dolly Parton

I always have scarves handy; they’re my indulgence. I buy them at an L.A. shop called Lost & Found. I’ll spray one with loads of my Byredo Gypsy Water perfume, put it on and be like, ‘Ah, this feels good.’ — Lena Headey

It doesn’t occur to me at this moment to say more; another time, perhaps tomorrow, I may have more to say, but always the same thing and about the same, for only gypsies, robber gangs and swindlers follow the adage that where a person has once been he is never to go again. — Soren Kierkegaard

I’m sort of a gypsy at heart and don’t like to stay in one place too long. — Ming-Na Wen

We’re kind of traveling gypsy musicians. We stopped paying rent in 1998. We love touring and we love being on the road, and to do what we’re doing it would be impractical to have a home anywhere. So, we had a big garage sale, sold everything but the essentials and that allows us to do about 200 shows a year in 45 states and Ireland. — Christy Martin

When I did ‘E.T.,’ it sort of solidified the only family I know are these film crews. These gypsies. These filmmakers. That was the solidification and the clicking revelations of ‘This is what I want to do with my life and this is where I’m going to survive.’ — Drew Barrymore

In the oldest chronicles of the times conserved in Hungary, reports will be found of Gypsy music, but never of any other, either Magyar, Slavic or Jewish. — Franz Liszt

We Gypsies know that where Jews are killed, Gypsies are always murthered too. And then a lot of other people, usually. — Elizabeth Kostova

I had a gypsy upbringing, so I moved around all over the place and can’t remember a street I grew up on. — Vanessa Hudgens

Despite my being an old gypsy there is a tendency to respectability inherent in old age. — Albert Einstein

When I tried to do something else, everyone behaved as if I was Gypsy Rose Lee trying to paint a Matisse. — Zoe Heller

I move around a lot. I’ve lived in a ton of different places – and only for a month or two at a time. I have a deep, rabid curiosity, so I like having a gypsy life. — Hilarie Burton

Some people are drawn naturally – there are natural guitarists, and there are natural piano players, and I think guitar implies travel, a sort of footloose gypsy existence. You grab your bag and you go to the next town. — Hugh Laurie

This bridge will only take you halfway there, to those mysterious lands you long to see. Through gypsy camps and swirling Arab fair, and moonlit woods where unicorns run free. So come and walk awhile with me and share the twisting trails and wonderous worlds Ive known. But this bridge will only take you halfway there. The last few steps you have to take alone. — Shel Silverstein

I was a gypsy my whole life, until I did this series. For the first time I can stay home. The studio’s only 20 minutes from my house. — Christine Lahti

I can only go places because I know that I can go away from them, if that makes sense. I like the gypsy lifestyle that filming affords. — Rupert Friend

One day I bumped into a group of coal miners from the Ozarks, wandering coal miners living a gypsy life… I started to speak with these coal miners, and became very interested in them. — Marguerite Young

I’m very much into the Gypsy Kings. It’s rumba and very festive, very passionate music, rhythmic guitar, passionate singing about love from happy people. — Sofia Milos

I like the gypsy aspect of this business. — Jimmy Smits

I’m living in Los Angeles for a couple of years. I’ve been a gypsy for quite a while. It’ll come to an end. I’m going to come back to New York. — Garry Winogrand

When you look into my eyesAnd you see the crazy gypsy in my soulIt always comes as a surpriseWhen I feel my withered roots begin to growWell I never had a place that I could call my very ownThat’s all right, my love, ’cause you’re my home — Billy Joel

A writer is like a gypsy. He owes no allegiance to any government. If he is a good writer he will never like any government he lives under. His hand should be against it and its hand will always be against him. — Ernest Hemingway

For gypsies do not like to stay – They only come to go away. — Ludwig Bemelmans

I’m an air-conditioned gypsy. — Pete Townshend

I travel like a gypsy, and I didn’t know how I could perform and be a mother. — Natalia Makarova

My whole life was foretold to me. An old Romany gypsy read my fortune. — Maureen O’Hara

I was a gypsy, living a carefree life of ponies and tennis. — Lilly Pulitzer

Are you not scared by seeing that the gypsies are more attractive to us than the apostles? — Ralph Waldo Emerson

There will be another burst of gypsy moves. GM will have to move another 20,000 to 30,000 in the next two to three years. You’re really going to have to get a lot of these people to retire or move back to Michigan and Ohio. — Sean McAlinden

One of the biggest questions to me was whether or not Gypsy the person was capable of loving anyone or anything beyond Gypsy Rose Lee the creation, and even that was a conflicted, tortured relationship. — Karen Abbott

Living like a gypsy wasn’t going to work for me. I’m too much of a loner. — Clarence Rodriguez

It is impossible to imagine a more complete fusion with nature than that of the Gypsy. — Franz Liszt

I need to keep traveling, being a gypsy, having experiences and writing about them. — Delta Goodrem

Everywhere, there was Ukrainian Gypsy and folk music. That’s just how it is there; you cannot escape it. But I found that I liked it. — Eugene Hutz

I’m from a Gypsy background! — Cher

My own personal favorite Cher song is the unforgettable Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves. — Brent Spiner

There is something in October sets the gypsy blood astir, We must rise and follow her; When from every hill of flame, She calls and calls each vagabond by name — William Carman

The music of the Gypsies belongs in the sphere of improvisation rather than in any other, without which it would have no power to exist. — Franz Liszt

I’m out here to represent the gingers, the gypsies, and the outcasts. Because I am all of the above, and I’m all about having a great time. — Neon Hitch

Literature, like a gypsy, to be picturesque, should be a little ragged. — Douglas William Jerrold

Was it a light only she could see? A gypsy’s spell? A mystery? — Mary Chapin Carpenter

I’ll always stand by my Gypsy roots, and I’ll always help out one of my own. — Cher Lloyd

Naming our murder weapons after victims of our crimes: Apache, Tomahawk… It’s as if the Luftwaffe were to call its fighter planes ‘Jew’ and ‘Gypsy.’ — Noam Chomsky

My father’s family can be traced back to 1400. I’ve been told by gypsies that there is unmistakeably gypsy blood in me. Lee is a gypsy name, you know. — Christopher Lee

My center is the soul of a gypsy. — Nathan Parsons

I would totally lose myself in the music and be a gypsy. I would go wherever I wanted to in my head – wherever the music took me. My body followed. — Elizabeth Taylor

I wanted to enjoy the performance. This is a really fun program, a Gypsy number. It’s very seductive and playful and it’s getting involved with the crowd and the judges. I enjoyed it and just let it happen. — Sasha Cohen

For some of us, the Gypsy years can go on forever, … That isn’t such a bad thing. When all is said and done, they’re a lot of fun. The truth is, I liked being a Gypsy. It’s who I was. And it’s still a lot of who I am. Gypsy, it’s a good word. — Chita Rivera

If there’s one thing I’ve learned in this life, it’s that you never say no to an old gypsy woman with a blind eye and leprous fingernails. — Roger Ebert

Most people that work in [show] business, if they’re not gypsies by nature, become gypsies, just because of the reality of this business. — Charlie Hunnam

I must down to the seas again to the vagrant gypsy life,To the gull’s way and the whale’s way where the wind’s like a whetted knife; And all I ask is a merry yarn from a laughing fellow-rover, And quiet sleep and a sweet dream when the long trick’s o — John Masefield

Will: I say we sell her to the Gypsies on Hampstead Heath. I hear they puchase spare women as well as hoses. Charlotte: Will, stop it. That’s ridivulous. Will:You’re right. They’d never buy her. Too scrawny. — Cassandra Clare

I guess I haven’t gotten over being lost, a wandering gypsy. — Neil Diamond

Besides, I’m a gypsy at heart and I like to travel around. — Reba McEntire

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