Europe is a continent known for its rich culture and heritage. These collection of famous Europe quotes, quotations and sayings will help you to get an overview of the continent.

Europe Quotes

 From being the birthplace of democracy and Napoleonic grandeur to renaissance buildings and the haunted castles, Europe is known for its magnificent history, culture, and heritage. The British Empire was one of the largest empires in history, and the nation still is one of the leading global powers for several decades now. There is no reason to think that Europe is limited only to its glorious history. The continent is also famous for fashion, literature, architecture, music, art, and has always been a dream destination for every traveler.

The city of Paris, also touted as the 'City of Love' and light has played an important role as the center of culture since the 17th century.

There are several facts about the continent that may take you by surprise. Such as the Sagrada familia church being under construction since 1882 and the construction of the Leaning Tower of Pisa, which took over 200 years, have left several trivia lovers intrigued. Some of the weird laws in European countries like Switzerland, where it’s forbidden to flush the toilet after 10 in the evening are talked about very much. If you are really interested to know more about Europe and its culture, read through these famous Europe quotes and get an insight into this wonderful continent.

A war between Europeans is a civil war.

- Victor Hugo

An artist has no home in Europe except in Paris.

- Friedrich Nietzsche

It's a complex fate, being an American, and one of the responsibilities it entails is fighting against a superstitious valuation of Europe.

- Henry James

Americans are uneasy with their possessions, guilty about power, all of which is difficult for Europeans to perceive because they are themselves so truly materialistic, so versed in the uses of power.

- Joan Didion

Remember that you are an Englishman, and have consequently won first prize in the lottery of life.

- Cecil Rhodes

The safest general characterization of the European philosophical tradition is that it consists of a series of footnotes to Plato.

- Process and Reality , Alfred North Whitehead

I grew up in Europe, where the history comes from.

- Eddie Izzard

We cannot calculate the numbers of people who left, fled or were fished out of Europe just ahead of the Holocaust.

- Gene Tierney

Europe has what we do not have yet, a sense of the mysterious and inexorable limits of life, a sense, in a word, of tragedy. And we have what they sorely need: a sense of life's possibilities.

- James Baldwin

Democrats couldn't care less if people in Indiana hate them. But if Europeans curl their lips, liberals can't look at themselves in the mirror.

- Ann Coulter

I could sooner reconcile all Europe than two women.

- Louis XIV

Europe is scooters. Europe is five young people on one bench sharing a chocolate bar. Their idea of entertainment and fun is so much different than ours, which is exactly why a movie about them would be funny.

- Mike Myers

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