Best Budapest Quotes : Budapest Sayings In Life

These Budapest quotes will inspire you. Budapest is the capital and most populous city of Hungary. It is the ninth-largest city in the European Union by population within city limits.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging Budapest quotes, Budapest sayings, and Budapest proverbs.

Famous Budapest Quotes

  1. “When I was younger I was completely without money – when I was studying in Budapest, when I was a refugee” ~ Gyorgy Ligeti
  2. “We started filming in 1993 which was only four years after the fall of communism. The difference in Budapest over the last five years has been remarkable.” ~ Derek Jacobi
  3. “I studied at the Budapest Academy of Theatrical Arts for four years and emerged with a degree.” ~ Bela Lugosi
  4. “People fear they won’t get what they want.” ~ Ralph Fiennes

  5. “Budapest is a prime site for dreams: the East’s exuberant vision of the West, the West’s uneasy hallucination of the East. It is a dreamed-up city; a city almost completely faked; a city invented out of other cities, out of Paris by way of Vienna — the imitation, as Claudio Magris has it, of an imitation.” ~ M. John Harrison
  6. “Where would you like to go, what would you really like to do with your life? See Istanbul, Port Said, Nairobi, Budapest. Write a book. Smoke too many cigarettes. Fall off a cliff but get caught in a tree halfway down. Get shot at a few times in a dark alley on Morrocan midnight. Love a beautiful woman.” ~ Ray Bradbury
  7. “Budapest in late May is a city of lilacs. The sweet, languid, rather sleepy smell of lilacs wafts everywhere. And it is a city of lovers, many of them quite middle-aged. Walking with their arms around each other, embracing and kissing on park benches. A sensuousness very much bound up (it seems to me) with the heady ubiquitous smell of lilacs.” ~ Joyce Carol Oates
  8. “There is no such place as Budapest. Perhaps you are thinking of Bucharest, and there is no such place as Bucharest, either.” ~ Robert Benchley

  9. “Celtic Tiger portrays the oppression of a people and the tiger symbolizes the awakening of their Spirit and their struggle for freedom.” ~ Michael Flatley
  10. “(Jace) “Is there anything special you want to see? Paris? Budapest? The Leaning Tower of Pisa?” Only if it falls on Sebastian’s head, she thought.” ~ Cassandra Clare
  11. “When I sang my American folk melodies in Budapest, Prague, Tiflis, Moscow, Oslo, or the Hebrides or on the Spanish front, the people understood and wept or rejoiced with the spirit of the songs. I found that where forces have been the same, whether people weave, build, pick cotton, or dig in the mine, they understand each other in the common language of work, suffering, and protest.” ~ Paul Robeson
  12. “Two years ago, I shot ‘Pillars of the Earth’ in Budapest – it was a big part, but I had a lot of time to sit around and visit cafes.” ~ Eddie Redmayne

  13. “Things have gotten openly more extreme in the last few years. I was lecturing in Hungary, whose prime minister, Victor Orban, is an example of this trend. All over Budapest, statues have been replaced, museum exhibits have been redone, to turn ethnic Hungarians, not Jews, into the prime victims of the Germans during World War II. Five years ago, who would have thought this possible?” ~ Adam Hochschild
  14. “When I was a student at university, I went to live in Budapest. I grew up in the countryside. In those days, I had a conservative right-wing way of thinking. At university, I met the other young people with whom I made this party, Jobbik. These friends grew to include more people, and as more people with these extreme-right views joined us, Jobbik became more and more extreme right. I was young, in my 20s, and we could continuously identify with these ideas.” ~ Csanad Szegedi
  15. “When I went traveling around Europe there was the Eurovision song contest on, and I got a bit drunk and we missed our train to Budapest the next day. Anyway, when I got back I kind of realized how many songs there were about people giving up things for somebody, so I thought I’d make a song about giving up things I don’t have. These elaborate things that I don’t have that I could give up to somebody, and I kind of thought there was kind of some sweet sentiment in that.” ~ George Ezra
  16. “The messages on our banners in 1979 – freedom, opportunity, family, enterprise, ownership – are now inscribed on the banners in Leipzig, Warsaw, Budapest, and even Moscow.” ~ Margaret Thatcher

  17. “The younger generation forms a country of its own. It has no geographical boundaries. I’ve talked with young Hungarians in Budapest, with young Italians in Rome, with young Frenchmen in Paris, and with young people all over. … These young people are going to do things. They are going to change things.” ~ Edna St. Vincent Millay
  18. “I am with you. I’m not going anywhere.” “Is there anything special you want to see? Paris? Budapest? The Leaning Tower of Pisa?” Only if it falls on Sebastian’s head, she thought. “Can we travel to Idris? I mean, I guess, can the apartment travel there?” “It can’t get past the wards.” His hand traced a path down her cheek. “You know,I really missed you.” “You mean you haven’t been going on romantic dates with Sebastian while you’ve been away from me?” “I tried”, Jace said, “but no matter how liquored up you get him, he just won’t put out.” ~ Cassandra Clare , Budapest quotes travel
  19. “If you watch Michael Jackson [1992] concerts from Budapest and compare it to a Madonna concert of today, you’ll see such uplifting beauty and a message that you won’t see in any other artist of our time.” ~ David LaChapelle

  20. “Solely in the world of languages is the amateur of value. Well-intentioned sentences full of mistakes can still build bridges between people. Asking in broken Italian which train we are supposed to board at the Venice railway station is far from useless. Indeed, it is better to do that than to remain uncertain and silent and end up back in Budapest rather than in Milan.” ~ Kató Lomb
  21. “I recently had a few days off while shooting a movie in Budapest, so I took a cab from the set to the airport, looked at the departure board, and decided where I wanted to go right then and there. I spent four days in Rome and didn’t tell anyone I was going.” ~ Cory Monteith

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