Exotic Sayings and Quotes

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


What we find exotic abroad may be what we hunger for in vain at home.     

Alain De Botton

The pursuit of exotic beauty in such a life would have been like having a ball of tinfoil in your stomach, all that airy metal filling you up with hunger.     

Laura Kasischke

An exotic and irrational entertainment, which has been always combated, and always has prevailed.     

Samuel Johnson

For me exotic means beaches, palm trees and sand and frolicking in the ocean.     

Priyanka Chopra

An exotic birthplace on its own is not informative of anything.     

Italo Calvino

A mundane lie hiding an exotic truth is deception; an exotic lie hiding a mundane truth is storytelling. Deception may be necessary to preserve life, but storytelling makes life worth living.     

Christopher Buehlman

The exotic and the erotic ideals go hand in hand, and this fact also contributes another proof of a more or less obvious truth - that is, that a love of the exotic is usually an imaginative projection of a sexual desire.     

Mario Praz

Happiness is an exotic of celestial birth.     

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Even the most distant and exotic place has its parallel in ordinary life.     

Paul Theroux

There is a sort of exotic preposterousness about a lot of elections, the way arguments are made even cruder.     

Chris Patten

We massively exaggerate the exotic risks we can least control and massively undervalue the mundane risks we can control.     

David L. Katz

Most exotic animals are not particularly interested in people, which makes it hard to provoke them. Human-rearing gets them used to and sometimes imprinted on humans, which makes them potentially dangerous.     

Frans De Waal

Don't go overboard with exotic or complex ways to paint. Stick to simple solutions, unless there is a good reason to do otherwise.     

Richard Schmid

One of the easiest forms of pretense to break down is the pretense of enthusiasm for exotic foods. Just bring on the exotic foods.     

Robert Benchley