The Bay Area is so beautiful, I hesitate to preach about heaven while I'm here.— Billy Graham
Off-limits Bay Area quotations
The thing about coming back to the Bay Area, it's like coming home for me.
I left General Magic in 1996 to become an Internet hobbyist - got a T-1 line to my house. At one point I had all four food banks of the Bay Area hosted from this house here.
All of my work is based on nature. I grew up in a rural environment and living in the Bay Area allows for immediate access to wonderful natural environs. Basically nature is my Genus Loci, or the place where my spirit resides.
I have always loved the Bay Area. I spent a lot of time in the Bay Area. I started my career there. That's a huge part of the excitement for me.
I think unleashing 3,000 smart bombs against the city of Baghdad in the first several days of the war... to me, if those were unleashed against the San Francisco Bay Area, I would call that an act of extreme terrorism.
San Francisco has only one drawback—‘tis hard to leave.
San Francisco is 49 square miles surrounded by reality.
We're crazy about this city. Los Angeles? That's just a big parking lot where you buy a hamburger for the trip to San Francisco.
God took the beauty of the Bay of Naples, the Valley of the Nile, the Swiss Alps, the Hudson River Valley, rolled them into one and made San Francisco Bay.
There is more grace per square foot in San Francisco than any place on earth.
I always see about six scuffles a night when I come to San Francisco.
That's one of the town's charms.
It's an odd thing, but anyone who disappears is said to be seen in San Francisco. It must be a delightful city and possess all the attractions of the next world
Isn't it nice that people who prefer Los Angeles to San Francisco live there?
Whoever after due and proper warning shall be heard to utter the abominable word "Frisco", which has no linguistic or other warrant, shall be deemed guilty of High Misdemeanour, and shall pay into the Imperial Treasury as penalty the sum of twenty-five dollars.
Your city is remarkable not only for its beauty.
It is also, of all the cities in the United States, the one whose name, the world over, conjures up the most visions and more than any other, incites one to dream.
I’m just mad for San Francisco. It is like London and Paris stacked on top of each other.
If you’re alive, you can’t be bored in San Francisco.
If you’re not alive, San Francisco will bring you to life.
San Francisco itself is art, above all literary art.
Every block is a short story, every hill a novel. Every home a poem, every dweller within immortal. That is the whole truth.
In all my travels I have never seen the hospitality of San Francisco equalled anywhere in the world.
I'm proud to have been a Yankee. But I have found more happiness and contentment since I came back home to San Francisco than any man has a right to deserve. This is the friendliest city in the world.
A Bay Area Bisexual told me I didn't quite coincide with either of her desires.
Now there's a grown-up swinging town.
Caen's San Francisco may not be the city we remember, but it is the city we want to remember.
I fell in love with the most cordial and sociable city in the Union.
The cool, grey city of love.
One day if I do go to heaven...I'll look around and say, 'It ain't bad, but it ain't San Francisco.
I am a Bay Area guy, no question.
I don't know of any other city where you can walk through so many culturally diverse neighborhoods, and you're never out of sight of the wild hills. Nature is very close here.
The extreme geniality of San Francisco's economic, intellectual and political climate makes it the most varied and challenging city in the United States.
San Francisco is perhaps the most European of all American cities
You are fortunate to live here. If I were your President, I would levy a tax on you for living in San Francisco!
It had not yet been named Silicon Valley, but you had the defense industry, you had Hewlett-Packard. But you also had the counter-culture, the Bay Area. That entire brew came together in Steve Jobs.
Well, I grew up in the Bay Area, so I've been in earthquakes before.
Coming from Ireland, its quite hard to do a startup because youre culturally so far away from what everyone else is doing. In the Bay Area, its much easier. Its the equivalent of an actor or actress moving to Hollywood.