Florida Sayings and Quotes

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


Florida isn't so much a place where one goes to reinvent oneself, as it is a place where one goes if one no longer wished to be found.

Douglas Coupland

We ought to be bragging about Florida!

Rick Scott

Florida means land of flowers, not land of ugly.     

Bill Jonson

Two things Florida can teach the other 49 states: how to make a good margarita and how to deal with the aftermath of a hurricane.     

Tom Feeney

If you can afford a vacation home in Florida, you should be able to pay the taxes.

Ken Wilkinson

Florida is a very healing place.

Burt Reynolds

I live in Florida and people are crazy here. And I say that lovingly.

Amy Seimetz

Florida has tons of entertainment opportunities because Walt Disney World and Universal Studios are there.     

Kevin Richardson

I am absolutely convinced that Florida will become the most exciting place in the world to live and work.     

Rick Scott

Florida is a place of unparalleled diversity of backgrounds, experiences and vision. It makes our culture unique, but it can also make it difficult to define a common identity and create a sense of community that reaches beyond our neighborhoods to all corners of our state.     

Jeb Bush

It's always sunny in the Sunshine State. Except for at night.

Jarod Kintz

My love for you is like a Florida sunset. Orange, coral, pink, and lavender, it exists to warm your heart through the inevitable darkness.

Jarod Kintz

August in Florida is God's way of reminding us who's in charge.

Blaize Clement

Florida is a strange place: hot, beautiful, ugly. I love it here, and how nothing makes sense but still, somehow, there is a rhythm.

Roxane Gay

My parents didn't want to move to Florida, but they turned sixty and that's the law.

Jerry Seinfeld

The Florida sun seems not much a single thing overhead but a set of klieg lights that pursue you everywhere with an even white illumination.     

John Updike

I go to Florida sometimes for vacation. I actually really like Florida. It's a weird place, it's surreal. It's so close, but you feel like you're in another world or on an island.

Jemima Kirke

The one thing I did learn at Florida State, I learned to talk trash, believe that.

Randy Moss

Florida has its own rhythm, too. People go to work, they watch their children learn and grow and start families of their own. They play in the sun and pass their lives enjoying the outsized blessings that make our state unique.

Jeb Bush

I like Florida. Everything is in the 80's. The temperatures, the ages and the IQ's.     

George Carlin

Sometimes I think I've figured out some order in the universe, but then I find myself in Florida.

Susan Orlean

I couldn't adjust to the racism in Florida.

Sidney Poitier

Every child in South Florida can dance. And every child there is amazing.

Abby Lee Miller

Here in Florida, we have something special we never enjoyed at Disneyland...the blessing of size. There's enough land here to hold all the ideas and plans we can possibly imagine.     

Walt Disney

We are not exposed to ice much in Florida.

Brittany Bowe

I represent Orlando, Florida, the world's number one vacation destination.     

Ric Keller