Florida Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old florida quotes, florida sayings, and florida proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Florida isn't so much a place where one goes to reinvent oneself, as it is a place where one goes if one no longer wished to be found. Douglas Coupland
We ought to be bragging about Florida! Rick Scott
Florida means land of flowers, not land of ugly. Bill Jonson
Two things Florida can teach the other 49 states: how to make a good margarita and how to deal with the aftermath of a hurricane. Tom Feeney
If you can afford a vacation home in Florida, you should be able to pay the taxes. Ken Wilkinson
Florida is a very healing place. Burt Reynolds
I live in Florida and people are crazy here. And I say that lovingly. Amy Seimetz
Florida has tons of entertainment opportunities because Walt Disney World and Universal Studios are there. Kevin Richardson
I am absolutely convinced that Florida will become the most exciting place in the world to live and work. Rick Scott
Florida is a place of unparalleled diversity of backgrounds, experiences and vision. It makes our culture unique, but it can also make it difficult to define a common identity and create a sense of community that reaches beyond our neighborhoods to all corners of our state. Jeb Bush
It's always sunny in the Sunshine State. Except for at night. Jarod Kintz
My love for you is like a Florida sunset. Orange, coral, pink, and lavender, it exists to warm your heart through the inevitable darkness. Jarod Kintz
August in Florida is God's way of reminding us who's in charge. Blaize Clement
Florida is a strange place: hot, beautiful, ugly. I love it here, and how nothing makes sense but still, somehow, there is a rhythm. Roxane Gay
My parents didn't want to move to Florida, but they turned sixty and that's the law. Jerry Seinfeld
The Florida sun seems not much a single thing overhead but a set of klieg lights that pursue you everywhere with an even white illumination. John Updike
I go to Florida sometimes for vacation. I actually really like Florida. It's a weird place, it's surreal. It's so close, but you feel like you're in another world or on an island. Jemima Kirke
The one thing I did learn at Florida State, I learned to talk trash, believe that. Randy Moss
Florida has its own rhythm, too. People go to work, they watch their children learn and grow and start families of their own. They play in the sun and pass their lives enjoying the outsized blessings that make our state unique. Jeb Bush
I like Florida. Everything is in the 80's. The temperatures, the ages and the IQ's. George Carlin
Sometimes I think I've figured out some order in the universe, but then I find myself in Florida. Susan Orlean
I couldn't adjust to the racism in Florida. Sidney Poitier
Every child in South Florida can dance. And every child there is amazing. Abby Lee Miller
Here in Florida, we have something special we never enjoyed at Disneyland...the blessing of size. There's enough land here to hold all the ideas and plans we can possibly imagine. Walt Disney
We are not exposed to ice much in Florida. Brittany Bowe
I represent Orlando, Florida, the world's number one vacation destination. Ric Keller
Florida...does beguile and gratify me—giving me my first and and last (evidently) sense of the tropics, or a peu pres, the sub tropics, and revealing to me blandness in nature of which I had no idea. Henry James
The state with the prettiest name, the state that floats in brackish water, held together by mangrove roots. Elizabeth Bishop
Florida is the world's greatest amusement park. Budd Schulberg
Florida is a golden word...The very name Florida carried the message of warmth and ease and comfort. It was irresistible. John Steinbeck
I wonder if the people who live in the great state of Florida know why they are able to get their initials on their license plates. Henry O.Dormann
I happen to know that Florida is now working on something that could revolutionize its real estate market. It's an alligator that eats crabgrass. Robert Orben
There is only one problem in taking a winter vacation in Florida. You spend two weeks getting a deep, rich, golden tan— then they hand you the bill and you're pale again. Robert Orben
In all fairness, he did warn me. I asked him if you could get along in Florida on sixty-five dollars a day. He said, 'If you're an alligator, yes. If you're a tourist, no.' Robert Orben
I won't comment on the weather we had. Did you know they named a wine after the first bird who ever flew down to Florida for the winter? Cold duck. Robert Orben
Florida is a wasteland as a result of the Great Freeze of the last fall. Almost all of the Australian pines were killed. EB White
As the immense dew of Florida / Brings forth / The big-finned palm / And green vine angering for life. Wallace Stevens
As the immense dew of Florida / Brings forth hymn and hymn / From the beholder, / Beholding all these green sides / And gold sides of green sides. Wallace Stevens
To Michigan, Florida perfumes shall tenderly come; / Not the perfumes of flowers, but sweeter, and wafted beyond death. Walt Whitman
As amazing as it seems, the state of Florida must certainly be one of the most haunted places in the United States, Greg Jenkins
When most people think of Florida, they may think of warm, sunny beaches, vacation attractions, and the night life it has to offer. Greg Jenkins
Florida was also very hot and full of mosquitoes and strange creatures such as alligators. Teresa Wimmer
Many Spaniards had a hard time earning a living in Florida. The soil along the coast was not good for growing crops, so they were forced to move farther inland. Teresa Wimmer
The Florida skies are like no other, with cloud formations that are awesome! Even when it rains, the sun shines through the drops. Connie Letang
It's got a good climate you need for all the water sports, plus tennis, swimming, running. It's kind of relaxing on the shore. It's pretty laid back, listening to the water, watching the sunset. Andrew Maurey
I came from Michigan seven years ago, and every year I learn to love the winters in Florida even more. Patrick Ehnis
For a lot of people in different times in their life, Florida represents a new start. Larry Reimer
There are only five bad weather days a year here in Florida, and they aren't even that bad. Dick Ptomey
Florida is different things to different people. To some, Florida is a paradise. It is warm water, sun-drenched beaches, mysterious swamps, and stunning coral reefs. Perry Chang
It is small towns, pickup trucks, and tomato fields. To still others, it is a vacationland with high-rise hotels, amusement parks, and bumper-to-bumper traffic. Perry Chang
Florida is a cultural crossroads where people of different backgrounds have mingled, traded, and sometimes fought. Perry Chang
When automobile came into popularity, Florida was among the first to begin work on a network of good roads. Douglas Waitley
No winter coats in Florida, no boots, no chains, no salt, no plows and shovels. In the balmy state of Florida, fruits fell in the meanest yard. Christine Schutt