Step into a world where time seems suspended, where enchantment weaves through every cobblestone street and ornate iron balcony. Welcome to Paris, the City of Lights, where history and romance dance hand in hand, creating a tapestry of timeless beauty.

Paris, the city that has bewitched hearts for centuries, beckons with its timeless charm and elegant grandeur. Allow these 12 quotes about Paris to inspire your soul, and let the spell of Paris lead you on a captivating journey to the heart of its undeniable allure.

“If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life, it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast.” —Ernest Hemingway

“You know, I sometimes think, how is anyone ever going to come up with a book, a painting, or a symphony, or a sculpture that can compete with a great city. You can’t. Because you look around and every street, every boulevard, is its own special art form and when you think that in the cold, violent, meaningless universe that Paris exists, these lights. I mean come on, there’s nothing happening on Jupiter or Neptune, but from way out in space you can see these lights, the cafés, people drinking and singing. For all we know, Paris is the hottest spot in the universe.” – Owen Wilson, Midnight in Paris

“When spring comes to Paris the humblest mortal alive must feel that he dwells in paradise.” —Henry Miller

“I had forgotten how gently time passes in Paris. As lively as the city is, there’s a stillness to it, a peace that lures you in. In Paris, with a glass of wine in your hand, you can just be.” —Kristin Hannah

“That Paris exists, and anyone could choose to live anywhere else in the world will always be a mystery to me.” —Marion Cotillard

“It’s true, you never forget your first love, and for me, that will always be Paris.” — Caitriona Balfe

“America is my country, and Paris is my hometown.” — Gertrude Stein

“A final reminder. Whenever you are in Paris at twilight in the early summer, return to the Seine and watch the evening sky close slowly on a last strand of daylight fading quietly, like a sigh.” — Kate Simon

“When spring comes to Paris the humblest mortal alive must feel that he dwells in paradise.” — Henry Miller

“Sitting there, alone in a foreign country, far from my job and everyone I know, a feeling came over me. It was like remembering something I’d never known before or had always been waiting for, but I didn’t know what. Maybe it was something I’d forgotten or something I’ve been missing all my life. All I can say is that I felt, at the same time, joy and sadness. But not too much sadness, because I felt alive. Yes, alive. That was the moment I fell in love with Paris. And I felt Paris fall in love with me.” – Paris Je T’aime

“Paris exists to remind you that all your dreams are real.” – Audrey Hepburn

“You stumble, and you soar. And, if you’re lucky, you make it to Paris for a while.” – Amy Howard 

12 Quotes About Paris To Inspire Your Next Trip

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Jul 12, 2023

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