Vegas Sayings and Quotes

Las Vegas is a city of excess, glitz, and glamour. The city’s entertainment, nightlife, and food scene is unmatched. Below you’ll find a collection of wise and humorous quotes about Vegas, America’s gambling capital.

Las Vegas, Nevada: A city where oddities don't make you lame, but instead bring you riches and fortune and fame.     

Walter Wykes

Vegas embodies every brash, joyous cliché about the U.S. that the rest of the world hopes might be true.     

Mark Ellwood

Vegas is the most extreme and allegorical of American settlements, bizarre and beautiful in its venality and in its devotion to immediate gratification.     

Joan Didion

Many a man who goes to Las Vegas to get away from it all soon finds that Las Vegas gets it all away from him.     

Evan Esar

Las Vegas was and is a hard town that will make you pay for your inability to restrain your desires.... If you have a weakness, Las Vegas will punish you.     

Hal Rothman

Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream     

Hunter S. Thompson

Seriously, why tour the world when all you have to do is visit Las Vegas and see all the highlights in one location?     

Jeff Maguire

Las Vegas is a feast or famine kind of city.     

Kevin Raiford

Vegas must be a great town for Laundromats. Nobody lives there, everybody is just passing through, leaving a little bit of dirt.     

John Updike

There's really only one constant in Las Vegas and that's change.     

Travis Hoium

Las Vegas is the most honest fake city in the world.     

Frank Scoblete

What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas ... but that doesn't matter when you live there.     

Michelle Madow

While I was busy hating Vegas, and hiding from Vegas, a funny thing happened. I grew to love Vegas.     

J. R. Moehringer

Las Vegas is the boiling pot of entertainment.     

Don Rickles

Las Vegas is a city built on hopes, dreams, and a little bit of crazy.     

Michael Mcdonald

It's hard to imagine a bigger desert oasis than Las Vegas.     

Cinnamon Stomberger

If you aim to leave Las Vegas with a small fortune, go there with a large one.     


For a loser, Vegas is the meanest town on earth.     

Hunter S. Thompson

Las Vegas is the only place I know where money really talks--it says, Goodbye.     

Frank Sinatra

Las Vegas is a very strange place. It's a place of broken dreams.     

Concha Buika

Vegas means comedy, tragedy, happiness and sadness all at the same time.     

Artie Lange

Las Vegas, the most expensive toilet in the world that still can't flush.     

Brin-Jonathan Butler

Las Vegas is the suicide capital of America ... and not everyone who comes here leaves here. Sometimes, what happens in Vegas truly stays in Vegas.     

Paul W. Papa

Vegas is a celebration.     

Jose Andres

In Las Vegas, nothing ends very well.     

Walter Wykes

If you know how to live in Vegas you can have the best time.     

Tony Curtis

What happens in Vegas, I'm telling everyone.     

Dane Cook

Everything and anything you want to do, you can do in Las Vegas.     

Drew Carey

Vegas is the answer, no matter the question.     


There's just no quiet in Vegas.     

Barry Manilow