A lot of celebrities from around the world are either from Los Angeles, have moved there, or at the very least have spent some time there. Los Angeles is a true haven for the rich and famous, and as such, it has attracted massive numbers of celebrities from places all across the globe.
As you can imagine, many of these people have had something to say about the city. Whether they love it, hate it, or have a hard time deciding whether they like it or not, these celebrities have some important words to share about Los Angeles and its culture.
This article will share 15 quotes about L.A. from famous musicians, actors, hosts, and other celebrities.
What 15 Famous People Had to Say About LA
“Tip the world over on its side and everything loose will land in Los Angeles.” – Frank Lloyd Wright
“I don’t know if you have ever seen the Woody Allen film Annie Hall, but it is, in a way, to Los Angeles and ‘Hollywood’ what This Is Spinal Tap is to many musicians.” – Henry Rollins
“I love Los Angeles, and I love Hollywood. They’re beautiful. Everybody’s plastic, but I love plastic. I want to be plastic.” –Andy Warhol
“We didn’t build the interstate system to connect New York to Los Angeles because the West Coast was a priority. No, we webbed the highways so people can go to multiple places and invent ways of doing things not thought of by the persons building the roads.” –Neil Degrasse Tyson
“Los Angeles is like a beauty parlor at the end of the universe.” – Emily Mortimer
“I think the paparazzi might have chased me out of Los Angeles.” – Nicolas Cage
“In Los Angeles, everyone is a star.” – Denzel Washington
“I love Los Angeles. It reinvents itself every two days.” – Billy Connolly
“I’ve always thought of Las Vegas as Los Angeles on its day off. There’s not any hierarchy of taste, and that’s what LA always was to me: It’s not really a town of culture – it’s a town of entertainment.” – James Turrell
“Los Angeles is a microcosm of the United States. If L.A. falls, the country falls.” – Ice-T
“I’ve found, being in Los Angeles, it’s like living in a live-action Planet Hollywood.” –Mike Birbiglia
“Los Angeles gives one the feeling of the future more strongly than any city I know of.” – Henry Miller
“I normally live in Los Angeles, if you can call it normally living.” – Morrissey
“People don’t live in Los Angeles because we are tied to the same old, same old. We live in Los Angeles because of the intoxicating energy of new beginnings that permeate our city.” – Marrianne Williamson
“If most American cities are about the consumption of culture, Los Angeles and New York are about the production of culture – not only national culture but global culture.” – Barbara Kruger
As these few examples make clear, LA certainly leaves an impression on everyone who spends even a little bit of time here. It’s sure to do so the same for you during your visit!