Houston Sayings and Quotes

Home to the Rockets, NASA, and the birthplace of Beyonce, Houston isn’t a sleepy southern city. In 2012 it surpassed New York and Los Angeles as the most ethnically diverse metropolitan area in the nation. Find out more about what makes this city unique with the collection of Houston quotes below.


There are a lot of historical lofts in Houston, and it's amazing for me that a lot of them were built in the 1920s. I love the exposed bricks and the very industrial stuff.     

Solonge Knowles

I feel like Houston is one of the leading things in music culture. Everyone loves the Houston culture. It needs to have its own monument, its own moment for artists like me, artists like Beyonce who set it off.     

Travis Scott

I grew up in a very nice house in Houston, went to private school all my life and I've never even been to the 'hood. Not that there's anything wrong with the 'hood.     

Beyonce Knowles

In Houston everyone owns guns and uses 'em - sometimes just for the hell of it     

Shelley Duvall

Houston is undoubtedly my showcase city. I saved all my best buildings for Houston.     

Phillip Johnson

Houston is kind of a melting pot. There are many different cultures and ethnicities represented out there, even on my team. It's really cool: you'll see so many different things.     

J. J. Watt

Covering the civil-rights movement was a mind- and eye-opener for me. Houston was a segregated society, as was Texas as a whole - some of it by law, a lot of it by fear and tradition. But there was no violence where I lived, and if there was hate, it was either concealed from me or I just didn't recognize it.     

Dan Rather

I just really like Houston despite its craziness. There is a sense of energy and a kind of excitement, 'We're going places and God knows what'll happen next.' It's very interesting. It's very exciting.     

Gail Collins

Houston people are way cool. They're smart; they know how to have a good time.     

Joe Rogan

Houston has a great style and energy.     

Kara Ross