Known for its fast pace, the vibrant city of New York is arguably one of the best cities in the entire world! So if you’re looking to learn more then you’re in the right place. Below I’ve curated a bumper list of the best New York quotes that are guaranteed to have you booking your next trip to the Big Apple! Not only can you use these best quotes about New York City to inspire your vacation, but they are also perfect for those looking for New York Captions for Instagram!

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Quotes on New York City

“I get out of the taxi and it’s probably the only city which in reality looks better than on the postcards: New York.”– Milos Forman

“I would give the greatest sunset in the world for one sight of New York’s skyline.” — Ayn Rand

“There is something in the New York air that makes sleep useless.” — Simone de Beauvoir

“New York is not a city – it’s a world.” — Iman

“It’s pretty cliched, but Times Square is just incredible. You really feel like you’re in the capital of the world.” — Timothy F. Cahill

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“New York is really the place to be; to go to New York, you’re going to the centre of the world, the lion’s den.” – Zubin Mehta

If a man can live in Manhattan, he can live anywhere.

London is a mystery, NYC is an explanation.

“If you follow your heart just right, it will get you to New York City.”

“Somewhere between living and dreaming, there’s New York.”

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Short New York Quotes for Instagram

Welcome to the concrete jungle

Taking a bite out of the Big Apple

A New York minute

Sleepless nights and city lights

Wanderlust and city dust

Once upon a time in New York

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Funny Quotes about New York City

“New York City is a tourist trap I don’t mind being in.”

“A bad day in New York City is still better than a good day anywhere else.”

“New York is the only city in the world where you can get run down on the sidewalk by a pedestrian.” – Russell Baker

“I fell in love. His name is New York.”

“Someone asked me for directions, so you can call me a real New Yorker.”

“When it’s 100 degrees in New York, it’s 72 in Los Angeles. When it’s 30 degrees in New York, in Los Angeles it’s still 72. However, there are 6 million interesting people in New York, and only 72 in Los Angeles.”― Neil Simon

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“Anything is possible. This is New York.”

“The wanderer in Manhattan must go forth with a certain innocence, because New York is best seen with innocent eyes.” – Pete Hamill

“If London is a watercolor, New York is an oil painting.” ― Peter Shaffer

“The true New Yorker secretly believes that people living anywhere else have to be, in some sense, kidding.”John Updike

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Best Quotes for New York

“Once you have lived in New York and made it your home, no place else is good enough.” – John Steinbeck

“New York had all the iridescence of the beginning of the world.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

“One belongs to New York instantly, one belongs to it as much in five minutes as in five years.” – Tom Wolfe

“I love New York on summer afternoons when everyone’s away.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

“Give me the streets of Manhattan!” – Walt Whitman

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Enjoying every New York minute

New York, New Me

The city that never sleeps…

Late nights, bright lights

Fairytale of New York

My heart burns for the city lights

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I’m just a little apple in the Big Apple.

I came, I ate, I conquered.

Staten Island floats my boat.

Times Square’s so bright, I need to wear shades.

I’m so happy we MET

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Stop Yankee-ng my chain.

First Time-rs Square.

A trip to NYC can be very taxi-ng on your wallet

In winter, NYC is the city of tights.

After sightseeing all day, I’m Central Park-ing myself down for the rest of the night

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The views from the Empire State Building couldn’t be any NYCer.

Finally made it to the Statue of Liberty. It’s a boat time!

I’d really lake to live by Central Park

Winter in NYC is snow joke

Seeing Greene

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A trip to New York takes quite a bit of dough.

Central Park always perks me up.

More like Empire Great Building, am I right?

Times Square heals all wounds

In winter, New York makes a great frost impression.

That’s some bull.

Don’t harbor any ill will towards me.

We’re all out of Stock.

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Quotes about NY

“I look out the window and I see the lights and the skyline and the people on the street rushing around looking for action, love, and the world’s greatest chocolate chip cookie, and my heart does a little dance.”Nora Ephron

“The city seen from the Queensboro Bridge is always the city seen for the first time, in its first wild promise of all the mystery and the beauty in the world.”F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

“I love New York, even though it isn’t mine, the way something has to be, a tree or a street or a house, something, anyway, that belongs to me because I belong to it.”Truman Capote

“There is more sophistication and less sense in New York than anywhere else on the globe.” – Elbert Hubbard

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New Yorkers Quotes

“But there is one thing about it — once you have lived in New York and it has become your home, no place else is good enough.”John Steinbeck

“My favorite thing about New York is the people, because I think they’re misunderstood. I don’t think people realize how kind New York people are.”Bill Murray

“Being a New Yorker grounds you in every way. Before you walk out of the house, you can dress in the nicest clothes and be whoever you think you are, but when you’re on those streets, you’re just in the school of fish.”Awkafina

“Whoever is born in New York is ill-equipped to deal with any other city: all other cities seem, at best, a mistake, and, at worst, a fraud. No other city is so spitefully incoherent.” James Baldwin

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Sayings about New York City

“London is satisfied, Paris is resigned, but New York is always hopeful. Always it believes that something good is about to come off, and it must hurry to meet it.” Dorothy Parker

“When you leave New York, you are astonished at how clean the rest of the world is. Clean is not enough.”Fran Lebowitz

“I don’t like cities. But I like New York. Other places make me feel like a dork.”Madonna

“If Louis was right, and you only get one great love, New York may just be mine. And I can’t have nobody talking nonsense about my boyfriend.”Carrie Bradshaw

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New York Song Quotes

“Welcome to New York. It’s been waiting for you.” – Taylor Swift

“New York, concrete jungle where dreams are made of, there’s nothin’ you can’t do now you’re in New York.” – Jay-Z and Alicia Keys

I want to wake up in a city that never sleeps.” – Frank Sinatra

“I want to be a part of it, New York, New York.” — Frank Sinatra

“New York City’s the place where they said, ‘Hey, babe, Take a walk on the wild side’” – Lou Reed

“Times Square can’t shine as bright as you.” — Plain White T’s

“I’m in a New York state of mind.” — Billy Joel

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That’s 80 of the Best Quotes about NYC

That’s the end of my bumper list, so I hope you’ve managed to find the perfect New York quote

I’d love to know which one is your favorite, and if I’ve missed any awesome New York phrases then please let me know in the comments below.

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