The best Quotes by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

The best Quotes by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Lawrence Monsanto Ferlinghetti (March 24, 1919 – February 22, 2021) was an American poet, painter, social activist, and co-founder of City Lights Booksellers & Publishers.

I once started out to walk around the world but ended up in Brooklyn, that Bridge was too much for me.
It's the story of an American who wants to become a dictator and goes to Europe with a sidekick to interview various Fascists to find out how the Nazis and Mussolini got into power.
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I think if there's a great depression there might be some hope.
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And the Blue Angels are coming back to scare the local population. I remember seeing old Vietnamese women ducking under the benches in Washington Square; they thought they were back in the war.
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I'm reading a book about Romaine Brooks, a wonderful painter from early in the last century.
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Don't patronize the chain bookstores. Every time I see some author scheduled to read and sign his books at a chain bookstore, I feel like telling him he's stabbing the independent bookstores in the back.
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San Francisco is a mad city - inhabited for the most part by perfectly insane people whose women are of a remarkable beauty.
Anyone who doesn't have a great time in San Francisco is pretty much dead to me.
Congratulations, San Francisco, you've ruined pizza. First the Hawaiians, and now you.
Wut in Inside Out
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I hope I go to Heaven, and when I do, I'm going to do what every San Franciscan does when he gets there. He looks around and says, 'It ain't bad, but it ain't San Francisco.'
California has officially announced that jaywalking is now no longer a crime. So congratulations to the Californians who like walking places. This is great news for the six of you.
Trevor Noah in The Daily Show - October 2022
New Mexico. It's another state. I mean, it's like California, just less traffic.
Lalo Salamanca in Better Call Saul - Season 6 Episode 5
We all have our little faults. Mine's in California.
All creative people should be required to leave California for three months every year.
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Helsinki may not be as cold as you make it out to be, but California is still a lot nicer. I don't remember the last time I couldn't walk around in shorts all day.
The apparent ease of California life is an illusion, and those who believe the illusion real live here in only the most temporary way.
Things are tough all over, cupcake. An' it rains on the just an' the unjust alike... except in California.
Silk Spectre in Watchmen -
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I read the Life magazine articles about free love and free dope in California. At age 20 I drove to Los Angeles.
That's the great thing about California, you can almost go to the mountains and almost go to the beach on the same day.
Leonard Hofstadter in The Big Bang Theory - Season 11 Episode 11
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You know what's remarkable? That England looks in no way like Southern California.
Austin Powers in Austin Powers - The Spy Who Shagged Me
It's the edge of the world
And all of Western civilization
The sun may rise in the east
At least it's settled in a final location
It's understood that Hollywood sells Californication
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I drank when I was pregnant with you, you turned out fine. There's everybody saying 'don't drink, don't smoke'. I swear - Texas is turning into California.
In California, they don't throw their garbage away - they make it into TV shows.
They say money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a flight to California - and that's pretty much the same thing.
Here are a few fun facts about Long Island... Number 1: It's Brooklyn's fart-trail.
Robin Scherbatsky in How I Met Your Mother - Season 7 Episode 11
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Caroline: "No need to yell, he's a champion."
Max: "Champion stink bomb. It's smelling pretty ripe out in that yard."
Caroline: "That's not Chestnut, that's Brooklyn."
Max: "Okay, well, I'm watching 'The Champion' drop some steaming hot 'Brooklyn' right now."
Max Black in 2 Broke Girls - Season 1 Episode 2
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Spread love; it's the Brooklyn way.
Mentally been many places but I'm Brooklyn's own.
Jay-Z - Where I’m From, Album: In My Lifetime, Vol. 1
I've fallen in love with Brooklyn. I'm going to buy a little house in Brooklyn and live there.
You know, not only am I campaigning, but I'm running the world.
Joe Biden - Juli 2024

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