39 Best Leeds Quotes : Leeds Sayings

These Leeds quotes will inspire you. Leeds is the largest city in the county of West Yorkshire, England.

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

Famous Leeds Quotes

  1. “Every team has a hard man. We had Nobby Stiles, Chelsea had Chopper, Arsenal had Peter Storey, Liverpool had Tommy Smith. Leeds had eleven of them” ~ George Best
  2. “A good banana daiquiri is hard to come by. I’ve only ever found one place in this country that makes a proper one, and that’s in Leeds.” ~ Terry Pratchett
  3. “I shall not rest until Leeds United are kicked out of the football league. Their fans are the scum of the earth, absolute animals and a disgrace. I will do everything in my power to make sure this happens.” ~ Ken Bates
  4. “At Leeds, I’ve tried to concentrate on my club form, but you get caught up in all the World Cup fever once you come back to Ireland and see all the Irish boys again.” ~ Robbie Keane

  5. “I think now, more than anytime I can remember, bands are sounding pretty similar whether they’re English or American, from Manchester or London… or Leeds or Welsh or Irish.” ~ Graham Coxon
  6. “We were having a trial game against Leeds, and Jack Charlton was the boss of Middlesbrough at the time.” ~ Craig Johnston
  7. “I am happy at Leeds and I want to stay. There has been talk that Leeds might sell some players, but all the players believe we can win some silverware next season and it is important that we are all kept together.” ~ Robbie Keane
  8. “Leeds are enjoying more possession now that they have the ball.” ~ Simon Brotherton

  9. “Look, everything that you experience as a kid is the foundation of how you are today. I was brought up in a working class family in Leeds and when it comes to money both my parents worked hard and instilled the same attitude into me.” ~ Melanie Brown
  10. “I think that in any argument about right or wrong in football, a reference to Don Revie’s Leeds United is the nuclear option. There is, quite simply, nowhere to go after that. There has never been a more horrible football team. The Leeds of the Seventies were found guilty, week in, week out, of crimes against humanity.” ~ Giles Smith
  11. “Leeds is a great club and it’s been my home for years, even though I live in Middlesborough.” ~ Jonathan Woodgate
  12. “Leeds is quite laid-back.” ~ Matthew Lewis

  13. “My experience came before most of you were born. My school was a state school in Leeds and the headmaster usually sent students to Leeds University but he didn’t normally send them to Oxford or Cambridge. But the headmaster happened to have been to Cambridge and decided to try and push some of us towards Oxford and Cambridge. So, half a dozen of us tried – not all of us in history – and we all eventually got in. So, to that extent, it [The History Boys] comes out of my own experience.” ~ Alan Bennett
  14. “People say you’re too good – you’re never too good to go down, believe me. I’ve seen it at Leeds. We had a better team at Leeds than we have now and they went down eventually.” ~ Jonathan Woodgate
  15. “I was quite naïve, a boy from Southport. When I went to art college in Leeds, I lived in a basement flat, and I heard clunking on the stairs all night, and I thought it was just nurses going to work on the night shift at the local hospital! Then I found out it was all working girls upstairs. I suppose I came from a protected background and had my eyes opened wide by that side of city life.” ~ Marc Almond
  16. “I am happy being based in Leeds, I feel settled.” ~ Lucy Pargeter

  17. “There is no change in the top six of division 2, except that Leeds have moved into the top six” ~ Fred Dinenage
  18. “They (Leeds United) used to be a bit like Arsenal, winning by one goal to nil or even less.” ~ Nasser Hussain
  19. “It can be the level of sexual assault is relatively low. What was described on the plane by Ms. Leeds, it would very likely satisfy that definition. She said that he reached under her skirt and fondled and groped her. That type of thing would satisfy the definition for sexual assault.” ~ Megyn Kelly
  20. “I’d go back to Leeds at any time, but not right now.” ~ Gus Poyet

  21. “I became a great runner because if you’re a kid in Leeds and your name is Sebastian you’ve got to become a great runner.” ~ Sebastian Coe
  22. “Cling to liberty and right; battle fro them; leed for them; die for them, if need be; and have confidence in God.” ~ Abraham Lincoln
  23. “My father was a journalist for 50 years in Leeds and Fleet Street. I thought about a career in business to show I could do something different, but the reaction among prospective employers was, shall we say, underwhelming.” ~ Lionel Barber
  24. “I don’t do football. (Grew up in Leeds in the 1970s. Football there was indellibly associated with the National Front, i.e. violent fascist skinheads.)” ~ Charles Stross

  25. “I couldn’t really take a girl from Berlin to live in Leeds. I love it here. I miss the Yorkshire sense of humor and things like bitter and Yorkshire puddings, but I can still get my hands on salt ‘n’ vinegar crisps.” ~ Sam Riley
  26. “One day in 1959, when Huddersfield were playing Cardiff City, Tom (T.V.) Williams, who was then chairman of Liverpool, and Harry Latham, a director, came down the slope at Leeds Road to see me.
    Mr Williams said, ‘How would you like to manage the best club in the country?’
    ‘Why, is Matt Busby packing it up?’ I asked.” ~ Bill Shankly
  27. “I wol yow telle, as was me taught also,
    The foure spirites and the bodies sevene,
    By ordre, as ofte I herde my lord hem nevene.
    The firste spirit quiksilver called is,
    The second orpiment, the thridde, ywis,
    Sal armoniak, and the firthe brimstoon.
    The bodies sevene eek, lo! hem heer anoon:
    Sol gold is, and Luna silver we threpe,
    Mars yron, Mercurie quiksilver we clepe,
    Saturnus leed, and Jupiter is tin,
    And Venus coper, by my fader kin!” ~ Geoffrey Chaucer
  28. “My name is Stephen Leeds, and I am perfectly sane. My hallucinations, however, are all quite mad.” ~ Brandon Sanderson

  29. “I have had stalkers over the years. The police deal with it but it is very scary. One man kept turning up where we filmed ‘Countdown in Leeds,’ which was scary. It was sad as he’d been sectioned and thought I was talking to him through the TV.” ~ Carol Vorderman
  30. “I am a fellow commoner at Lucy Cavendish College. My husband used to be a lecturer at Leeds University, and we lived in Yorkshire for 11 years. When he gave up his job, we realised we could live wherever we liked.” ~ Sophie Hannah
  31. “At Leeds the idea of an international labour organization appeared in a trade-union text which also drew attention to the danger to the working classes inherent in the existence of international capitalist competition.” ~ Leon Jouhaux
  32. “I never said I was opposed to the LEED program or to green building – I’m not.” ~ Frank Gehry

  33. “I never enjoyed life in my twenties, not one minute of it. It was a test of endurance that I’m surprised I survived. Professionally, of course, I was doing very well but personally it couldn’t have been worse or more difficult for me if I’d been living in a mud hut in Leeds.” ~ Steven Morrissey
  34. “The interesting thing is it’s outside the statute of limitations for a civil suit by Leeds. It’s actually is not outside of the statute of limitations under the criminal side. Because it occurred on an airplane and federal law doesn’t have a statute of limitations I know off for that particular offense.” ~ Megyn Kelly
  35. “I went and studied music in Leeds. It really woke me up socially, to stop being so naïve and narrow-minded.” ~ John Newman
  36. “All summer long; we’ll be playing the festivals. We’ll be Reading, we’ll be Leeds, we’ll be around.” ~ Anthony Kiedis

  37. “It [Cambridge] wasn’t a holy grail in the sense that I’d never been to Cambridge. But then, when I did go, the contrast between Leeds, which was very black and sooty in those days, and Cambridge, which seemed like something out of a fairystory, in the grip of a hard frost, was just wonderful.” ~ Alan Bennett
  38. “People do not realise that many of my works are done in urban places. I was brought up on the edge of Leeds, five miles from the city centre-on one side were fields and on the other, the city.” ~ Andy Goldsworthy
  39. “I just went into the studio and did it all in one take. All I was thinking about was the next record; I had already sourced the tracks I wanted to use. I’d been thinking a lot about it and I wanted to represent myself, Leeds and fabric. I’m not very nationalistic, but I wanted to represent what was coming out of Britain as well as at the moment there’s a lot of really good new music.” ~ Ralph Lawson

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