61 Bay Area Quotes On Success In Life

These Bay Area quotes will inspire you. From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishBay Area, the Bay AreaˈBay ˌArea, the area of land around the San Francisco Bay in California, including cities such as San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley, Palo Alto, and San José.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging Bay Area quotes, Bay Area sayings, and Bay Area proverbs.

Best Bay Area Quotes

  1. “The Bay Area is so beautiful, I hesitate to preach about heaven while I’m here.” ~ Billy Graham
  2. “A “Bay Area Bisexual” told me I didn’t quite coincide with either of her desires.” ~ Woody Allen
  3. “The thing about coming back to the Bay Area, it’s like coming home for me.” ~ Richard Serra
  4. “All of my work is based on nature. I grew up in a rural environment and living in the Bay Area allows for immediate access to wonderful natural environs. Basically, nature is my Genus Loci or the place where my spirit resides.” ~ Judith Anderson
  5. “San Francisco has only one drawback—‘tis hard to leave.” ~ Rudyard Kipling

  6. “I left General Magic in 1996 to become an Internet hobbyist – got a T-1 line to my house. At one point I had all four food banks of the Bay Area hosted from this house here.” ~ Andy Hertzfeld
  7. “I have always loved the Bay Area. I spent a lot of time in the Bay Area. I started my career there. That’s a huge part of the excitement for me.” ~ Chili Davis
  8. “I think unleashing 3,000 smart bombs against the city of Baghdad in the first several days of the war to me, if those were unleashed against the San Francisco Bay Area, I would call that an act of extreme terrorism.” ~ Pete Stark
  9. “Once I knew the City very well, spent my attic days there, while others were being a lost generation in Paris, I fledged in San Francisco, climbed its hills. slept in its parks, worked on its docks, marched and shouted in its revolts~ It had been to me in the days of my poverty and it did not resent my temporary solvency.” ~ John Steinbeck , San Francisco bay area quotes
  10. “Isn’t it nice that people who prefer Los Angeles to San Francisco live there?” ~ Herb Caen

  11. “It’s an odd thing, but anyone who disappears is said to be seen in San Francisco. It must be a delightful city and possess all the attractions of the next world” ~ Oscar Wilde
  12. “San Francisco itself is art, above all literary art. Every block is a short story, every hill a novel. Every home a poem, every dweller within immortal. That is the whole truth.” ~ William Saroyan
  13. “It seemed like a matter of minutes when we began rolling in the foothills before Oakland and suddenly reached a height and saw stretched out ahead of us the fabulous white city of San Francisco on her eleven mystic hills with the blue Pacific and its advancing wall of potato-patch fog beyond, and smoke and goldenness in the late afternoon of time.” ~ Jack Kerouac
  14. “I don’t know of any other city where you can walk through so many culturally diverse neighborhoods, and you’re never out of sight of the wild hills. Nature is very close here.” ~ Gary Snyder
  15. “San Francisco is 49 square miles surrounded by reality.” ~ Paul Kantner

  16. “We’re crazy about this city. Los Angeles? That’s just a big parking lot where you buy a hamburger for the trip to San Francisco.” ~ John Lennon
  17. “There is more grace per square foot in San Francisco than any place on earth.” ~ Fulton J. Sheen
  18. “God took the beauty of the Bay of Naples, the Valley of the Nile, the Swiss Alps, the Hudson River Valley, rolled them into one, and made San Francisco Bay.” ~ Fiorello H. La Guardia
  19. “If you’re alive, you can’t be bored in San Francisco. If you’re not alive, San Francisco will bring you to life.” ~ William Saroyan , Bay area quotes life
  20. “San Francisco is perhaps the most European of all American cities” ~ Cecil Beaton

  21. “I fell in love with the most cordial and sociable city in the Union.” ~ Mark Twain
  22. “To a traveler paying his first visit, [San Francisco] has the interest of a new planet.  It ignores the meteorological laws which govern the rest of the world.” ~ Fitz Hugh Ludlow
  23. “The cool, grey city of love.” ~ George Sterling
  24. “I’m just mad for San Francisco. It is like London and Paris stacked on top of each other.” ~ Twiggy
  25. “Now there’s a grown-up swinging town.” ~ Frank Sinatra

  26. “I always see about six scuffles a night when I come to San Francisco. That’s one of the town’s charms.” ~ Errol Flynn
  27. “Perpetual spring, the flare of adventure in the blood, the impulse of men who packed Virgil with their beanbags on the overland journey, conspired~ to make San Francisco a city of artists.” ~ William Henry Irwin
  28. “Fancy a novel about Chicago or Buffalo, let us say, or Nashville, Tennessee! There are just three big cities in the United States that are ‘story cities’- New York, of course, New Orleans, and, best of the lot, San Francisco.” ~ Frank Norris
  29. “Whoever after due and proper warning shall be heard to utter the abominable word “Frisco”, which has no linguistic or other warrant, shall be deemed guilty of High Misdemeanour, and shall pay into the Imperial Treasury as penalty the sum of twenty-five dollars.” ~ Emperor Norton
  30. “One day if I do go to heaven…I’ll look around and say, ‘It ain’t bad, but it ain’t San Francisco.” ~ Herb Caen

  31. “I’m proud to have been a Yankee. But I have found more happiness and contentment since I came back home to San Francisco than any man has a right to deserve. This is the friendliest city in the world.” ~ Joe DiMaggio
  32. “The extreme geniality of San Francisco’s economic, intellectual and political climate makes it the most varied and challenging city in the United States.” ~ James A. Michener
  33. “Caen’s San Francisco may not be the city we remember, but it is the city we want to remember.” ~ Willie Brown
  34. “A city is where you can sign a petition, boo the chief justice, fish off a pier, gaze at a hippopotamus, buy a flower at the corner, or get a good hamburger or a bad girl at 4 A.M. A city is where sirens make white streaks of sound in the sky and foghorns speak in dark grays. San Francisco is such a city.” ~ Herb Caen
  35. “In all my travels I have never seen the hospitality of San Francisco equaled anywhere in the world.” ~ Conrad Hilton

  36. “Your city is remarkable not only for its beauty. It is also, of all the cities in the United States, the one whose name, the world over, conjures up the most visions and more than any other, incites one to dream.” ~ Georges Pompidou
  37. “You are fortunate to live here. If I were your President, I would levy a tax on you for living in San Francisco!” ~ Mikhail Gorbachev
  38. “Ads answered out of desperation in the New York Review of Books proved equally futile as…the ‘Bay Area Bisexual’ told me I didn’t quite coincide with either of her desires.” ~ Woody Allen
  39. “Coming from Ireland, it’s quite hard to do a startup because you’re culturally so far away from what everyone else is doing. In the Bay Area, it’s much easier. It’s the equivalent of an actor or actress moving to Hollywood.” ~ John Collison
  40. “The teams in the Bay Area have created a culture of winning, but the Cubs and Mets need to learn how to win.” ~ Eric Byrnes

  41. “I was born and raised in the Bay Area. It’s the place I got a deep, deep affection for.” ~ Michael B. Jordan
  42. “When it finally came my way and doors opened up for me to do it and to be on stage, it felt like a natural thing to try out. And it just so happened to speak to me. I really couldn’t do what I needed to do in the most fulfilling way in Hayward, Calif., or in the Bay Area, that it required me to go off to NYU.” ~ Mahershala Ali
  43. “Oakland has now increased its payroll to the point that it now ranks third in the Bay Area among all McDonald’s franchises.” ~ Sandy Alderson
  44. “Growing up in the Bay Area, I played early on with these quartet groups who set guidelines for me. I remember the guys would all have the same clothes and shoes, like these uniforms. I was in awe.” ~ Raphael Saadiq
  45. “Well, I grew up in the Bay Area, so I’ve been in earthquakes before.” ~ Joe Morgan

  46. “As a long-time British Airways advisor, I have seen first-hand that as a company they are committed to innovation, entrepreneurship, and the Bay Area community. UnGrounded is strong proof of that commitment.” ~ Rhonda Abrams
  47. “Prospects for growth in the year ahead are solid at the national level, and of course, this can only be good news for the Bay Area and California as well. The U. S. economy has shown remarkable resilience in the face of some severe shocks – in particular, the surge in energy prices that began a couple of years ago and the devastation wrought by the twin hurricanes last summer.” ~ Janet Yellen
  48. “My co-founder Dylan Smith and I left our junior year of college to move to the Bay Area. To the horror of our friends’ parents, we actually had two other friends drop out of college to work on the product. The four of us were just working non-stop growing Box.” ~ Aaron Levie
  49. “I am a Bay Area guy, no question.” ~ Huey Lewis

  50. “It had not yet been named Silicon Valley, but you had the defense industry, you had Hewlett-Packard. But you also had the counter-culture, the Bay Area. That entire brew came together in Steve Jobs.” ~ Erik Qualman
  51. “When I was 18, I went to a Baptist church with my girlfriend and had a breakthrough when a pastor laid hands on me on an altar call. I wept that evening and realized how numb I had become with God and how He was calling to me for restoration. I received that blessing and went on to raising my three children in a Lutheran Church in the Bay Area as a member of Journey.” ~ Jonathan Cain
  52. “We will also be funding projects that empower women and children in Afghanistan and now and then give scholarships to Afghan students here in the Bay Area.” ~ Khaled Hosseini
  53. “I’m a true native of the Bay Area.” ~ Jon Huntsman, Jr.

  54. “The initial spark that promoted me to start Not For Sale was human trafficking in the San Francisco Bay Area. This led me to take a journey around the world on how this could exist in the 21st century.” ~ David Batstone
  55. “Culturally, we are definitely seeing people being to ask hard questions. There’s been a major shift over the last year. The NSA revelations played a big part but there are all sorts of other issues too, like inequality and gentrification in the Bay Area, and labor abuses everywhere from Amazon’s warehouse to Apple’s factories, to start-ups like Uber and TaskRabbit.” ~ Astra Taylor
  56. “I learned the game on the radio. Russ Hodges and Lon Simmons were the Giants broadcasters when I was growing up in the Bay area, and they taught me about the game. They taught me about the subtleties of the game, but they also gave me the game and let me enjoy it. That’s the main thing, whether it’s TV or radio. You have to give the fans the game, and if it’s a Giants broadcast, the vast majority are Giants fans. In terms of storylines, most would be about the Giants.” ~ Jon Miller
  57. “I’m a huge fan of the Bay Area so I always love coming to San Francisco.” ~ Ezra Koenig

  58. “What’s exciting about the Bay Area, is that people are not waiting for permission from the industry to make movies – unlike Los Angeles or New York, where you can get stuck into that desire of raising a big budget or working with the studios.” ~ Matthew Jacobs
  59. “By the time Buffy finished its Bay Area theatrical run – including a two-month stint at the dollar theater – I had seen the movie well over three dozen times. I was in love.” ~ Mira Grant
  60. “I have been interested in the dialogue of abstraction and modernist painting – and the rich history of the grid. I also think I have been influenced a bit by some of the particular qualities of the Bay Area. The weather and the atmosphere here is so exotic, like the fog rolling in and the nuanced differences in the quality of light.” ~ Stephen Beal
  61. “It had not yet been named Silicon Valley, but you had the defense industry, you had Hewlett-Packard. But you also had the counter-culture, the Bay Area. That entire brew came together in Steve Jobs.” ~ Erik Qualman

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