Paris, often referred to as “The City of Love” or “The City of Lights,” has been a favorite setting for many films over the years. Here are ten famous movie quotes that refer to Paris:
- “We’ll always have Paris.” – Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart) in Casablanca (1942)
- “Paris is always a good idea.” – Sabrina Fairchild (Audrey Hepburn) in Sabrina (1954)
- “That Paris exists and anyone could choose to live anywhere else in the world will always be a mystery to me.” – Adriana (Marion Cotillard) in Midnight in Paris (2011)
- “If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life, it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast.” – Narration in A Moveable Feast
- “I can never decide whether Paris is more beautiful by day or by night.” – Gil (Owen Wilson) in Midnight in Paris (2011)
- “Each man kills the thing he loves.” – Jean (Jean Gabin) referring to Paris in Le Quai des Brumes (1938)
- “I’m going to Paris, France. I’m going to Banff, Canada. I’m going to two places.” – Del Griffith (John Candy) in Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987)
- “I like the Eiffel Tower because it looks like steel and lace.” – Natalie (Anne Bancroft) in Sunday in New York (1963)
- “I’m just a girl, standing in front of a boy, asking him to love her.” – Anna Scott (Julia Roberts) in Notting Hill (1999), though not directly about Paris, the sentiment captures the romantic essence often associated with the city.
- “Paris, I believe, is a man in his twenties in love with an older woman.” – John Berger
These quotes capture the allure, romance, and timeless charm of Paris, making it a favorite destination in the world of cinema.