Festival Sayings and Quotes

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

The greatness of a culture can be found in its festivals.     

Siddharth Katragadda

Live every day as if it is a festival. Turn your life into a celebration     

Shri Radhe Maa

Festivals are fun for kids, fun for parents and offer a welcome break from the stresses of the nuclear family. The sheer quantities of people make life easier: loads of adults for the adults to talk to and loads of kids for the kids to play with     

Tom Hodgkinson

A national festival is an occasion to refine and rebuild the national character.     

Narendra Modi

The festivals are like a map charting our spiritual progress in God.     


Festivals promote diversity, they bring neighbors into dialogue, they increase creativity, they offer opportunities for civic pride, they improve our general psychological well-being. In short, they make cities better places to live.     

David Binder

Festivals are great because you get to just walk around the corner and see a new band that you've heard but not had the chance to check out.     

Johnny Marr

Each year, every city in the world that can should have a multiday festival. More people meeting each other, digging new types of music, new foods, new ideas. You want to stop having so many wars? This could be a step in the right direction.     

Henry Rollins

There are as many festivals as there are mosquitoes after a rain.     

Kent Jones

Feasts and festivals are a feature of all major religions.     


Festival of the impassioned efforts and manifold ambitions of all forms of youthful activity of every generation springing from the threshold of life.     

Pierre de Coubertin

To celebrate a festival means: to live out, for some special occasion and in an uncommon manner, the universal assent to the world as a whole.

Josef Pieper

The true essentials of a feast are only fun and feed.     

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Festivals are a time to play the songs people know and are looking forward to hearing.

Scott Hutchison