California Quotes

Live in New York City once, but leave before it makes you hard. Live in Northern California once, but leave before it makes you soft.

I am a salesman by nature. And now most of my energies will go into selling California… if I can sell tickets to my movies like “Red Sonja” or “Last Action Hero,” you know I can sell just about anything.

L.A.: where there’s never weather, and walking is a crime.

L.A.: where the streetlights and palm trees go on forever, where darkness never comes, like a deal that never goes down, a meeting that’s never taken. The city of angels: where every cockroach has a screenplay and even the winos wear roller skates. It’s that kind of town.

When it’s five below in New York, it’s 78 in Los Angeles. When its 110 degrees in New York, it’s 78 in Los Angeles. There are 2 million interesting people in New York, and only 78 in Los Angeles.

If she were your wife, once beautiful and loving, but now shrewish, unkempt and manipulative, you would leave her. If she were a business, unconcerned about providing service after you paid a hefty premium, you would buy from someone else. She is neither, but she exhibits the worst traits of both. She is the city […]

All creative people should be required to leave California for at least three months every year.

I was born in San Francisco, California. I have in consequence always preferred living in a temperate climate but it is difficult, on the continent of Europe or even in America, to find a temperate climate.

The world’s most celebrated suburb of nowhere. (Los Angeles)

When you get tired of walking around San Francisco, you can always lean against it.