Street Sayings and Quotes

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

Easy street is a blind alley. Wilson Mizner
The street finds its own uses for things. William Gibson
The street is full of humiliations to the proud. Ralph Waldo Emerson
The magic of the street is the mingling of the errand and the epiphany. Rebecca Solnit
If you can smell the street by looking at the photo, it's a street photograph. Bruce Gilden
It sounded as if the streets were running, And then the streets stood still. Emily Dickinson
On the streets, unrequited love and death go together almost as often as in Shakespeare. Scott Turow
This is Sesame Street. A place where people, birds, monsters all live in perfect harmony. Phil Donahue
A dead end can never be a one way street; you can always turn around and take another road. Bo Bennett
If a street has a spirit, no matter how narrow it is, we can breathe comfortably over there. Mehmet Murat ildan
If you’re going down the street and you’re going the wrong way, remember – God permits U-turns. Suze Orman
What is a street? It is where the living weep, where the dead go off in silence to their peace. William Saroyan
A street full of shadows will teach you what life is much better than the street full of lights! Mehmet Murat ildan
The street is the river of life of the city, the place where we come together, the pathway to the center. William H. Whyte
Even the poorest street is rich with people on it and even the richest street is poor without people on it! Mehmet Murat ildan
When the night comes, streets welcome the lonely souls because they alone can fully understand the lonely streets! Mehmet Murat ildan
Sometimes a gloomy street is all a sad person needs! A magical relief may arise from the meeting of the two sad things! Mehmet Murat ildan
The streets have two spirits: One is its own spirit and the other spirit is all the living creatures living in the street! Mehmet Murat ildan
The street is no place to race. Mick Doohan
Silent streets have many things to say. Mehmet Murat ildan
The streets of hell are paved with good intentions. Shania Twain
Respect is a one way street, it goes from bottom to top. Kamran Niazi
Standing on a street corner waiting for no one is power. Gregory Corso
In the street, the gaze of desire is furtive or menacing. Mason Cooley
The roaring street is hung for miles With fierce electric fire. William Vaughn Moody
Every path, every street in the world is your walking meditation path. Nhat Hanh
Streets moderate the form and structure and comfort of urban communities. Allan Jacobs
The streets are full of admirable craftsmen, but so few practical dreamers. Man Ray
At any street corner the feeling of absurdity can strike any man in the face. Albert Camus
When you work at street level you never know who's going to walk through your door. John Grisham