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California: The west coast of Iowa.
- Joan Didion
California is where you can't run any farther without getting wet.
Don't forget Mother's Day. Or as they call it in Beverly Hills, Dad's Third Wife Day.
- Jay Leno
The attraction and superiority of California are in its days. It has better days & more of them, than any other country.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
The formula for a happy marriage? It's the same as the one for living in California: when you find a fault, don't dwell on it
- Jay Trachman
I'm not a little girl from a little town making good in a big town. I'm a big girl from a big town making good in a little town.
- Mae West arriving in Hollywood
If only those who dream about Hollywood knew how difficult it all is.
- Greta Garbo
Ever since they found out that Lassie was a boy, the public has believed the worst about Hollywood.
- Groucho Marx
I fell in love with the most cordial and sociable city in the Union.
- Mark Twain
In San Francisco, Halloween is redundant.
- comedian Will Durst
San Francisco is a mad city - inhabited for the most part by perfectly insane people whose women are of a remarkable beauty.
I love San Francisco and I love you fans. My family knows, God knows, I'm proud to wear this uniform.
- Barry Bonds
East is East, and West is San Francisco, according to Californians. Californians are a race of people; they are not merely inhabitants of a State.