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Pacific Coast Quotes


"I began playing in the Pacific Coast Indoor Tennis Championships." - Tracy Austin

"Fascism wants Baptism coast to coast." - Ken Kesey

"Of all the fire mountains which like beacons, once blazed along the Pacific Coast, Mount Rainier is the noblest." - John Muir

"We have seen Indians in immense numbers, and all those on this coast of the Pacific contrive to make a good subsistence on various seeds, and by fishing." - Junipero Serra

"I'm really drawn to West Coast composers and I think it has a little something to do with looking across the Pacific instead of looking across the Atlantic." - Mark Morris

"If I'm in Malibu driving up and down Pacific Coast Highway, my '68 Dodge Charger usually is what I like to drive." - Brody Jenner

"From the city of angels off the Pacific Ocean. Good morning, good evening, wherever you may be, across the nation, around the world. I'm George Noory. Welcome to America's most listened-to late night talk show, Coast to Coast AM." - George Noory

"The only way to coast is downhill." - Zig Ziglar

"California: The west coast of Iowa." - Joan Didion

"Attitude is attitude, whether you're a West Coast gangster or East Coast gangster, you know?" - Paul Walker

"I think - no, I'm sure - 'Coast to Coast' wouldn't work with a daytime audience." - Art Bell

"I'm a member of the Pacific Council on International Policy." - Howard Gordon

"The best New York in the world is driving down the [Pacific Coast Highway] listening to the Velvet Underground. That's the best time I've ever been to New York." - Devendra Banhart

"I don't think the real America is in New York or on the Pacific Coast; personally, I like the Middle West much better, places like North and South Dakota, Minneapolis and Saint Paul. There, I think, are the true Americans" - Charlie Chaplin

"The States which form the northern border of the United States westward from the Great Lakes to the Pacific coast include an area several times larger than France and could contain ten Englands and still have room to spare." - John Moody

"But then again in the East Coast, I think, Tupac, inspired everybody on the East Coast, everybody down south, everybody in the West Coast you know what sayin'." - Bubba Sparxxx

"Scepticism is a barren coast, without a harbor or lighthouse." - Henry Ward Beecher

"There's only one direction you can coast-downhill." - Brian Tracy

"Spain: A whale stranded upon the coast of Europe." - Edmund Burke

"My favorite thing is Spaghetti with white clam sauce anywhere on the Amalfi Coast or the Tuscan Coast." - Todd English

"The West coast money and the East coast money, in an ever-increasing manner, is finding its way to Chicago." - Eric Lefkofsky

"Civilized men arrived in the Pacific, armed with alcohol, syphilis, trousers, and the Bible." - Havelock Ellis

"Chinas development is an opportunity for the international community, for Japan and for the Asia-Pacific." - Yoshihiko Noda

"No one who claims this to be a small world has ever flown across the Pacific." - J. Maarten Troost

"The Pacific Northwest depends on inexpensive renewable energy from our dams." - Cathy McMorris

"I honestly dont know whether I can ever top the experience of Pacific Rim." - Robert Kazinsky

"It will take a thousand years for the frontier to reach the Pacific" - Thomas Jefferson

"In the South Pacific, because of their size, mosquitoes are required to file flight plans." - Erma Bombeck

"There is certainly an underrepresentation of Asian Pacific Islanders in professional sports/athletics." - Nathan Adrian

"I hope the Pacific is as blue as it has been in my dreams. I hope." - Stephen King

"I go to St. Matthews in Pacific Palisades, an Episcopal Church." - Stephen Collins

"The Pacific Northwest depends on inexpensive renewable energy from our dams." - Cathy Mcmorris Rodgers

"Death has always been the first sign of European civilization when introduced in the Pacific." - Jose Rizal

"There are big surfing communities in every country with an ocean coast that I know in Central and South America. Same with Mexico, Bali, and nearly every island nation that gets waves in the Pacific and Indian Oceans. But that's a relatively recent development in most places." - William Finnegan

"Mexican food is far more varied than people think. It changes like dialects. I was brought up in Jalisco by the sea on a basic diet - tomatoes, chillis, peppers of every size and rice, which is a Mexican staple. The Pacific coast has a huge array of seafood." - Gael Garcia Bernal

"The irony of environmental opposition to the Keystone XL project is that stopping the pipeline to the U.S. will not stop production in the oil sands of Canada. Instead of coming to the United States, the oil will still be produced and shipped by rail or a pipeline similar to the Keystone XL to Canada's Pacific Coast." - John Hoeven

"How happy is the sailor's life, from coast to coast to roam; in every port he finds a wife, in every land a home." - Isaac Bickerstaffe

"One man saying that everything is wrong can command coast-to-coast attention in living color, a power not given to an absolute monarch a century ago." - Walter Wriston


"When you come from the Midwest, you have a more open mind than if you come from the West Coast or the East Coast." - Tommy Bolin

"I have to say, on behalf of the NDP, from coast to coast, I want to thank all Canadians for their wishes and really, their love for Jack." - Nycole Turmel

"Good evening Mr and Mrs America, from border to border and coast to coast and all the ships at sea. Let's go to press." - Walter Winchell

"For me, personally, Detroit is a melting pot for everything. We get the best from the East Coast, West Coast and down South." - Big Sean

"With Hall & Oates, honestly, after years and years of playing the same material, it's easy to coast. I can coast through a show." - John Oates

"Man hath no Heaven and Time's coast is chartless. He speeds; we pass away!" - Alphonse De Lamartine

"Or shipwrecked, kindles on the coast False fires, that others may be lost." - William Wordsworth

"Tundra is a huge, forever frozen wetland covering the entire coast of the Arctic Ocean." - Palmer Cox

"The coast was clear." - Michael Drayton

"I like to go for a little drive up the California coast." - Colin Farrell

"I think my favorite, and Coppola and that whole thing. East coast Italian directors I guess." - Anthony Michael Hall

"If I needed to record, I'd head to the coast or Nashville, one or the other." - Wanda Jackson

"I've found there to be a tremendous amount of East Coast snobbery in the journalism world." - Diane Lane

"I ain't got no beef with east coast, I think it's just being hyped up." - Ice T

"I'm getting comfortable with West Coast style, which is more laid-back than British style." - Cat Deeley

"This country, and the West Coast, especially, is bad at preserving any cultural legacy." - Esapekka Salonen

"I'm a product of an East Coast liberal arts educational system." - Matt Taibbi

"Late afternoon on the West Coast ends with the sky doing all its brilliant stuff." - Joan Didion

"I come from a very la-ti-da East Coast intellectual family - or so they think." - Alexandra Wentworth

"I'm totally an East Coast person, energetic and sarcastic. I'm not a nice L.A. person." - Diane Warren

"Thirty percent of the Nation's energy comes off the gulf coast." - Bobby Jindal

"The coast of British Columbia was one of the three chief centers of aboriginal America." - Ellsworth Huntington

"Mental effort, I would argue, is relatively rare. Most of the time we coast." - Daniel Kahneman

"It's a little place on the Pacific Ocean. You know what the Mexicans say about the Pacific? They say it has no memory. That's where I want to live the rest of my life. A warm place with no memory." - Stephen King

"Our theme for this year's festivities, Dreams and Challenges of Asian Pacific Americans, speaks to the many generations of Asian Pacific Americans who worked hard to overcome economic hardship, racism and other barriers in their pursuit of the American dream." - Lucille Roybal-Allard

"By the end of this decade, a majority of our Navy and Air Force fleets will be based out of the Pacific, because the United States is and always will be a Pacific power." - Barack Obama

"I was born in Australia and grew up in the foreign services. I had this kind of trans-Pacific life. I think I was always sort of oriented towards here's Australia and here's America and here's the Pacific." - Jane Alison

"Apollo 13, as you may remember, gave us a reactor that is bubbling away right now somewhere in the Pacific. It's supposed to be bubbling away on the moon, but it's in the Pacific Ocean instead." - David R Brower

"Water, water, everywhere, Atlantic and Pacific. But New York City's got them beat, Our aqua is terrific!" - Edward Koch

"Life will be simpler when I don't spend two-thirds of the year in the middle of the Pacific." - Michael Emerson

"I have one love - Canada; one purpose - Canada's greatness; one aim - Canadian unity from the Atlantic to the Pacific." - John Diefenbaker

"Sometimes the wind along the Pacific shore blows so hard it steals your breath before you can inhale it." - Timothy Egan

"To the west, the Pacific Ocean, which revulses me, for its vastness cannot be fitted into any box." - Joyce Carol Oates

"I was against it [Trans-Pacific Partnership] once , it was finally negotiated and the terms were laid out." - Hillary Clinton

"I'm against Trans-Pacific Partnership now. I'll be against it after the election. I'll be against it when I'm president." - Hillary Clinton

"Barack H. Obama is a landmark presidential figure as the first black, multiracial, multicultural president from Hawaii and the Pacific." - Dinesh Sharma

"The Pacific Northwest, and particularly Whidbey Island, is extremely suited to be a location in a novel." - Elizabeth George

"From the peak of Chimborazo (volcano) to the Pacific coast, from the Amazon rainforest to the Galapagos Islands, may you never lose the ability to thank God for what he has done and is doing for you, may you never lose the ability to protect what is small and simple, to care for your children and your elderly, to have confidence in the young, and to be constantly struck by the nobility of your people and the singular beauty of your country." - Pope Francis

"It is a great honor to be inducted into the Pacific Coast League Hall of Fame. When you honor me with this distinction, you really honor the players who put me there. All of the honors I receive became a reality only through the contributions of my players. In addition to myself, you also honor my family and the Dodger organization. I accept this recognition with pride and gratitude." - Tommy Lasorda

"To be on Coast to Coast, you have to be willing to stay awake in the middle of the night. But in return you get a great audience of millions of listeners all across the nation." - George Noory

"I dislike organized games, swimming pools, fashionable resorts, night clubs, music in restaurants, and political manifestoes; I enjoy driving from coast to coast, good food and drink, a few friends, dogs, the theatre, long walks, music and free conversation." - James Hilton

"A Jap's a Jap. There is no way to determine their loyalty... This coast is too vulnerable. No Jap should come back to this coast except on a permit from my office." - John L. DeWitt

"Democrats need to become a 50-state party. You can't have a great party on the West Coast and the East Coast. You need to have a party in all 50 states." - Bernie Sanders

"Hurricane hit the Gulf Coast and destroyed much of the Gulf Coast - that was an act of god... Now what happened to New Orleans, that was a complete failure of the federal government. Complete negligence by the feds." - James Carville

"We also want to try and slow down all this foolishness that's going on between the East and West. We gotta understand that Hip Hop is now universal. Hip Hop is not East coast or West coast." - Afrika Bambaataa

"The majority of the cocoa that we eat, it is actually produced by young kids which are being enslaved in the plantations of the Ivory Coast. Ivory Coast is the largest producer of cocoa." - Loretta Napoleoni

"In any offense you put me in, when things break down, I'm going to get outside the pocket and move ... West Coast, East Coast. It doesn't matter. I'm taking off if I have to, to make things happen." - Michael Vick

"Some people are saying Bill O'Reilly exaggerated his war experience in the 1980s. People became suspicious because O'Reilly said he was injured in the East Coast/West Coast rap wars." - Conan O'Brien

"Mrs. Obama has a hug - a sincere and friendly embrace - that has become familiar to countless supporters from coast to coast. And when she talks to you, she focuses all her calm attention on your face." - Andre Leon Talley

"Because the Asian market is so omnivorous, it affects all the shark populations up and down the Central and South American coast, and to a certain extent the East Coast of the United States as well." - Peter Benchley

"It doesn't bother me that I'm not a household word on the East Coast. Baton Rouge, Raleigh, Minneapolis - I'm so popular in these cities where you've never imagined an East Coast comedian working." - Elayne Boosler

"From coast to coast, the FBI and Securities and Exchange Commission have ensnared people not only at hedge funds, but at technology and pharmaceutical companies, consulting and law firms, government agencies, and even a major stock exchange." - Preet Bharara

"The L.A. rap scene is popping again because rappers stopped saying 'West Coast.' Nobody says that anymore. Fans of L.A. music were reaching and saying, 'This is West Coast music,' because nobody else liked it." - Schoolboy Q

"To be on 'Coast to Coast,' you have to be willing to stay awake in the middle of the night. But in return you get a great audience of millions of listeners all across the nation." - George Noory

"With the millions of listeners to 'Coast to Coast AM,' I get constant feedback from people who are not happy with the current candidates. Maybe I will run for president in 2012." - George Noory

"Every asshole who ever chanted 'Drill baby drill' should have to report to the Gulf coast today for cleanup duty." - Bill Maher

"What care though rival cities soar Along the stormy coast, Penn's town, New York, Baltimore, If Boston knew the most!" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Are there are fireflies on the West Coast? I never saw any when I lived in California." - Ben Lerner

"You only have to go hardcore humiliation on the first film. On the subsequent sequels, you can coast." - Jack Black

"Me and Kendrick [Lamar] have different types of music. He from a different coast; we ain't in the same lane." - Meek Mill

"The terrain is thinner, the vegetation is greener, that's a good sign we're getting close to the coast." - Joe Teti

"Whatever coast he's on, a man should be himself. I don't write in any particular idiom, I write Charles Mingus." - Charles Mingus

"I've been up the coast of St-Barts, playing with spidermonkies, tripping on acid. Changed my whole perspective on shit." - Jack Osbourne

"I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast." - Viktor E Frankl

"I'm Machiavelli's offspring, I'm the king of New York, king of the coast, one hand, I juggle them both." - Kendrick Lamar

"The Coast Guard has long been known as the armed service that gets more done for less." - Howard Coble

"There is also a strong following among the urbanites on the East Coast when it comes to martial arts films." - Donnie Yen

"I made a fairly bold pledge that I wanted Virginia to be the energy capital of the East Coast." - Bob Mcdonnell

"When I left the West Coast I was a liberal. When I landed in New York I was a revolutionary." - Jane Fonda

"I have to remind the people who put down East Coast surfing that Kelly Slater is from Florida." - Don Winslow

"I was born and raised in Los Angeles. I split my time between the West Coast and the East." - Tessa Thompson

"I grew up in Newquay, on the Atlantic coast and there developed a love of the sea and boats." - Antony Hewish

"The vast Pacific ocean would always remain the islanders' great solace, escape and nourishment, the amniotic fluid that would keep them hedonistic and aloof, guarded, gentle and mysterious." - Francine du Plessix Gray

"Asian Pacific American Heritage Month provides us all an opportunity to reflect upon this communitys many contributions and to celebrate its bright future." - Nydia Velazquez

"The United States has renewed our leadership in the Asia-Pacific, prime Minister Abe is leading Japan to a new role on the world stage." - Shinzo Abe

"Wherever we go, across the Pacific or Atlantic, we meet, not similarity so much as 'the bizarre'. Things astonish us, when we travel, that surprise nobody else." - Miriam Beard

"We depend on our rivers and dams for energy, transportation, irrigation and recreation and I will continue this year to fight for what's best for the Pacific Northwest." - Cathy McMorris

"I have always considered Saipan the decisive battle of the Pacific offensive...(it was) the naval and military heart and brain of the Japanese defence strategy." - Holland Smith

"Mickey is a secret journal chained closed with a padlock, slammed inside a vault and dropped into the middle of the Pacific Ocean." - Noel Fisher

"Hillary Clinton wants to approve the Trans-Pacific Partnership; that deal will be a disaster for North Carolina, for every state. Your state." - Donald Trump

"Wherever we go, across the Pacific or Atlantic, we meet, not similarity so much as 'the bizarre'. Things astonish us, when we travel, that surprise nobody else" - Miriam

"Asian Pacific American Heritage Month provides us all an opportunity to reflect upon this community's many contributions and to celebrate its bright future." - Nydia Velazquez

"I am such a Pacific Northwest girl." - Kristin Hannah

"I'm from Oakland and San Francisco, so I feel like the Pacific Northwest starts there and goes north - so, it's home to me." - Colin Trevorrow

"The Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement is a continuation of other disastrous trade agreements, like NAFTA, CAFTA, and permanent normal trade relations with China." - Bernie Sanders

"If the Battle of Waterloo was won on the playing fields of Eaton, the Japanese bases in the Pacific were captured on the beaches of the Caribbean." - Holland Smith

"We depend on our rivers and dams for energy, transportation, irrigation and recreation and I will continue this year to fight for what's best for the Pacific Northwest." - Cathy Mcmorris Rodgers

"The food in Sydney is an Asian Pacific cuisine. It's eclectic but above all it's fresh, inventive and creative and that's what I love about it." - Baz Luhrmann

"Sometimes I like to play the soundtracks to famous musicals so we can all sing along. South Pacific is one of my favorites. Our neighbors must hate us." - Louise Brown

"For a while I got into the South Pacific theater of World War II. I read "American Caesar" by William Manchester, the biography of General MacArthur. Because of that I ended up reading "Tales of the South Pacific" by James Michener and then because of that reading his "Hawaii." That is what happens." - Dave Barry

"The truth of the matter is that for all the drive-in movie references, what Weston Ochse has really created in Multiplex Fandango is a travelogue. Acting as narrator and guide, Weston takes you on a trip to places familiar and obscure-New Orleans, the Sonoran desert, Mexico's Pacific coast, and the dark, impenetrable reaches of the soul. He shows off sights that chill the blood, and as with any good trip, the things seen and experienced along the way will stay with you for a lifetime." - Jeff Mariotte

"Seas are the fields of combat for the winds; but when they sweep along some flowery coast, their wings move mildly, and their rage is lost." - John Dryden

"You could travel the world, but nothing comes close to the golden coast. Once you party with us, you'll be falling in love, Oooooh Oh Oooooh!" - Katy Perry

"So are all the kids on the East Coast repeating school next year? Get ready to see a lot of hairy eighth graders. Storm brain drain." - Olivia Wilde

"The coast is an edgy place. Living on the coast presents certain stark realities and a wild, rare beauty. Continent confronts ocean. Weather intensifies. It's a place of tide and tantrum; of flirtations among fresh- and saltwaters, forests and shores; of tense negotiations with an ocean that gives much but demands more. Every year the raw rim that is this coast gets hammered and reshaped like molten bronze. This place roils with power and a sometimes terrible beauty. The coast remains youthful, daring, uncertain about tomorrow. The guessing, the risk; in a way, we're all thrill seekers here." - Carl Safina

"They say he's an intelligent man, right? Speaks five languages! I've got a 15-year-old boy from the Ivory Coast who speaks five languages!" - Alex Ferguson

"Were I laid on Greenland's Coast, And in my Arms embrac'd my Lass; Warm amidst eternal Frost, Too soon the Half Year's Night would pass." - John Gay

"There was something about the coast of Dunnet which made it seem more attractive than other maritime villages of eastern Maine." - Sarah Orne Jewett

"O melancholy, Who ever yet could sound thy bottom, find The ooze, to show what coast thy sluggish crare Might eas'liest harbor in?" - William Shakespeare

"Desire that your life count for something great! Long for your life to have eternal significance. Want this! Do' coast through life without a passion." - John Piper

"Do you have a brother or cousin in Ivory Coast, because I don't have the money to bring you to Porto." - Jose Mourinho

"Clothes can have a very refined vibration. An ochre robe can be extremely refined and so can a wonderful satin gown or a silk brocade coast." - Frederick Lenz

"Desire that your life count for something great! Long for your life to have eternal significance. Want this! Don't coast through life without a passion." - John Piper

"If it was Europe that gave us on the coast some idea of our history, it was Europe, I feel, that also introduced us to the lie." - V S Naipaul

"Sure, you make money writing on the coast ... but that money is like so much compressed snow. It goes so fast it melts in your hand." - Dorothy Parker

"Thackwell really can metaphorically coast home now" - Murray Walker

"Many people believe the names of In 'n Out and Steak 'n Shake perfectly describe the contrast in bedroom techniques between the coast and the heartland." - Roger Ebert

"It's funny, but we were living on this small island off the coast of Charleston, South Carolina when I was 9" - Josh Lucas

"I love Denver. There's not a better place to hit, better place to play. I'm a West Coast guy, so I like playing in the NL West." - Garrett Atkins

"When you're on a boat, 15 nautical miles off the coast and you're with a bunch of fishermen, they don't give two shits about who you are." - Tanc Sade

"It is heartbreaking to see so many animals in distress through the Gulf Coast region. Many of them are frightened, confused, hungry, dehydrated and lost." - Doris Day



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