Photo courtesy of Jessica B

London. A city with a story on every corner. Here are some of my favourite quotes about London. Hopefully, some may inspire you to travel to London.

The man who can dominate a London dinner table can dominate the world. – Oscar Wilde

By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show. – Samuel Johnson

London is always awake. – Anonymous

If London is a watercolor, New York is an oil painting. – Peter Shaffer

In London, love and scandal are considered the best sweeteners of tea. – John Osborne

London is a bad habit that one would hate to lose. – Anonymous

In London, love and scandal are considered the best sweeteners of tea. – John Osborne

I’ve been walking about London for the last thirty years, and I find something fresh in it every day. – Walter Besant

When I’m in London, I want to be anywhere else in the world. When I am anywhere else in world, I want to be in London. – Ashlee Moyo

One of the the things she most liked about the city -apart from all its obvious attractions, the theatre, the galleries, the exhilarating walks by the river- was that so few people ever asked you personal questions. – Julia Gregson

London, London, London town / You can toughen up or get thrown around. – Kano

London, thou art the flower of cities all! – William Dunbar

I love the free spirit in London. – Carine Roitfeld

Have you really travelled if you haven’t travelled to London? – Ashlee Moyo

If you’re curious, London’s an amazing place. – David Bailey

Honestly, for a big city, London is by far my favourite city on earth, and I’m not just saying that! – Taylor Lautner

I believe we shall come to care about people less and less. The more people one knows the easier it becomes to replace them. It’s one of the curses of London. – Ambrose Bierce

I don’t know what London’s coming to — the higher the buildings the lower the morals. – Noël Coward

Nothing is certain in London but expense. – William Shenstone

Yes, London. You know, fish, chips, cup o tea, bad food, worse weather, Mary-fucking-Poppins. London! –Dennis Farina

The vibe of London as a city is captivating. It’s both fast-paced and extremely rushed but still has the calmness that would attract any big-city person. – Ali Fazal

A broken heart is a very pleasant complaint for a man in London if he has a comfortable income. – George Bernard Shaw

London. Comes with dreams and drama. – Ashlee Moyo

The interesting thing about London is that there are always stylish surprises around every corner. – Natalie Massenet

Being in London has really taught me how important history is. Just having information of the past. It helps you predict the future, which is all we really have as, you know, humans. – Donald Glover

London is a modern Babylon. – Benjamin Disraeli

The truth is, that in London it is always a sickly season. Nobody is healthy in London, nobody can be. – Jane Austen

There are two places in the world where men can most effectively disappear — the city of London and the South Seas. – Herman Melville

Running away from London is like running away from life. – Ashlee Moyo

A person who is tired of London is not necessarily tired of life; it might be that he just can’t find a parking place. – Paul Theroux

Now that I have shared some quotes about London, head to my Instagram to see some of my favourite places in London

Also check out my favourite Instagram locations in London from summer 2018. Make sure to show some love!



  1. March 13, 2019 / 1:55 pm

    Well thank you for the photo credit!

    As much as I complain about London, it is my home and I love it! Full of so many different kinds of people and culture, yet we’re as one!

    Jessica & James | http://www.foodandbaker.co.uk

    • AshleeMoyo
      March 14, 2019 / 3:50 pm

      Thanks for the great photo skills!

      Agreed! London will always be home (: