Festival Sayings and Quotes

Whether it’s the music, rides, activities, or people watching, festivals are a great way to get outside and enjoy the day. Whatever your interests, there’s a festival to match. Have fun with these insightful and humorous festival quotes below.

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

Shri Radhe Maa

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

Siddharth Katragadda

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

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

Feasts and festivals are a feature of all major religions.     


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