One of the things I had a hard time getting used
to when I came to California in 78 was Santa Claus in
shorts. Dennis Franz
There's nothing wrong with Southern California that a rise in
the ocean level wouldn't cure. Ross MacDonald
It is an odd thing, but every one who disappears is said to
be seen at San Francisco. It must be a delightful city, and
possess all the attractions of the next world. Oscar Wilde The Picture of Dorian Gray.
Los Angeles is 72 suburbs in search of a city. Dorothy Parker
L.A. is a meat factory that grinds people into neat little packages. Keith Moon
Everything in Los Angles is too large, too loud and usually
banal in concept . . . The plastic asshole of the world. William Faulkner
Los Angeles is just New York lying down. Quentin Crisp
Los Angeles makes the rest of California seem authentic. Jonathan Culler
Los Angeles is like one of those machines that treat flour.
When the wheat comes in, it's full of interestinging ingredients
- but it goes through this machine and what you get out at the
end is perfect white crap. Brian Eno
Isn't it nice that people who prefer Los Angeles to San Francisco
live there? Herb Caen
All creative people should be required to leave California for
at least three months every year. Gloria Swanson
A new study says that over half of all Californians are obese.
In fact, half of Californians are really two-thirds of Californians. Jay Leno
Living in California adds ten years to a man's life. And those
extra ten years I'd like to spend in New York. Harry Ruby
California can and does furnish the best bad things that are
obtainable in America. Hinton R. Helper
The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco. Author Unknown Often erroneously attributed to Mark Twain.
Los Angeles . . . I mean, who would want to live in a place
where the only cultural advantage is that you can turn right
on a red light. Woody Allen