95 Arizona Quotes and Sayings about The Copper State

Arizona is a remarkable destination in the United States, is celebrated for its awe-inspiring natural beauty, bustling urban centers, and rich cultural history.

The state boasts numerous attractions, such as the Grand Canyon, Sedona’s red rock formations, and Saguaro National Park, offering countless opportunities for capturing unforgettable memories.

Situated in the southern region, Arizona has earned the nickname “The Copper State” due to its plentiful mineral resources.

Arizona Quotes


Arizona changes its state motto to Damn, it’s hot. ~ Greg Proops.


Arizona, our beautiful state, was built on mining. ~ Jan Brewer.


The great desert of Arizona quivering in the heat of the southern sun. ~ Mark Daniels.


Nowhere on this planet is the desert as fascinating as it is in Arizona. ~ Joseph Stacey.

You know you’re an Arizona native when you take rain dances seriously. ~ Skip Boyer.

Sunset fell. The red and golden rays of sunlight swept down over it, spreading light over the desert. ~ Zane Grey.

Arcadia is one of the most beautiful neighborhoods in all of Arizona, and I love living here. ~ Peter Sperling.

In Arizona, there are mountains behind my house. ~ Brian Urlacher.

Arizona is really cool but I couldn’t stay there for too long. ~ Dar Williams.

Wow, Even the rocks in Sedona meditate. ~ Ilchi Lee.

A three-inch rain in Phoenix means three inches between drops. ~ Unknown.

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Beautiful Arizona Quotes

It was a scary moment. I’d gotten used to living in Arizona; it was home. ~ Daniel Anaya.

Sedona is beautiful, but your soul is even more beautiful. ~ Ilchi Lee.

Arizona is gorgeous. The sunshine in Arizona is a gorgeous red. ~ Cecilia Bartoli.

If you need a dream, or if you need to rediscover a dream you’ve lost, come here to Sedona. ~ Ilchi Lee.

Europe has nothing to recommend it but its old age, and the Petrified Forest in Arizona makes a Sucker out of it for old age. Why that forest was there and doing business before Nero took his first Violin lesson. ~ Will Rogers.

The Arizona desert to us is starkly beautiful at all times, but when touched by the magic of spring it becomes a land of enchantment. The weirdly beautiful cacti that dominate the landscape strangely resembles the vegetation of a past era, millions of years ago. ~ Raymond Carlson.

Growing up in Arizona, I love fireworks, shooting off bottle rockets and M80s. ~ Dierks Bentley.

Arizona is young and daring. She is not tied to precedent, to the convention, to other states’ ways of doing things. She is bent on making her own ways, and in her own way. Her mistakes will be her own, and her triumphs likewise. ~ George Wharton James.

Best Arizona Quotes

New York is the Mecca of style in America, but don’t knock Phoenix – it’s not as big, but there are lots of people with style there. ~ Amar’ e Stoudemire.


The Arizona desert takes hold of a man’s mind and shakes it. ~ David W. Toll.

You’re not going to believe this, but, there are things you can collect in Arizona that are neither illegal, poisonous, or taxable. Fossils are one such item. Please don’t tell the legislature. ~ Rick Harris.

You know you’re from Arizona when you drive two miles around a parking lot looking for a shady place – even in the dead of winter. ~ Unknown.

The morning was, like nearly all Arizona mornings, clear and beautiful. ~ Edgar Rice Burroughs.


You know you’re an Arizona native when a rainy day puts you in a good mood. ~ Marshall Trimble.

Arizona may be the only state in America where mothers don’t tell their children that someday they can grow up and be president. ~ John McCain.

Arizona is a great place to be a radiation researcher. ~ Steven Magee.

And me – I was glowing as brightly as the warm Arizona evening. Pink clouds were striped across the twilight sky. It was a country to fall in love with. ~ David Gerrold.

You know you’re an Arizona native when you hug a cactus only once in your lifetime. ~ Nancy Dedera.


I grew up in Arizona and have a lot of buddies that are cowpokes. ~ Michael Biehn.

You know you’re an Arizona native when you know that dust devils are not fur balls under the bed. ~ Norbert Pope.

Famous Arizona Quotes

For all the toll the desert takes of a man it gives compensations, deep breaths, deep sleep, and the communion of the stars. ~ Mary Austin.

Arizona is a magnificent state. With something for everyone. I realize that no poem, song, picture, or words could ever do justice to Arizona. ~ Rick Harris.

Among all the geographic areas of the United States, the Southwest in general and Arizona, in particular, is blessed with a panoramic beauty that almost defies description. Only a limited number of poets, painters, and photographers have been able to do justice to her splendor. ~ Marshall Trimble.


In Arizona, shade trees are your best friends and occasionally the basis of small civil wars over parking. ~ Terri Guillemet.

You don’t go to Gettysburg with a shovel, you don’t take belt buckles off Arizona. ~ Robert Ballard.

I never tire of the drive from Phoenix to San Diego, and it is mostly desert, obviously, but you get different varieties of desert terrain. ~ Rob Halford.

I ain’t movin’ to Arizona! Dammit, there is nothin’ there but gravel and scorpions. ~ Mary Doria Russell.


Arizona is a red state, and we’re going to keep it red. ~ Jan Brewer.

Racial discrimination is illegal. It’s illegal in the United States. It’s illegal in Arizona. It has been and it will continue to be. ~ Jan Brewer.

Inspiring Arizona Quotes

Deserts are mummified, bone-makers. Some years, the rain won’t come, clouds promising and promising, but did you say the right prayers, did you pray to the right god? ~ Craig Child.

I love Arizona. I was raised right. Somebody has to go to Washington and knock the hell out of the place. ~ Ben Quayle.


In the empire of the desert, water is the king and shadow is the queen. ~ Mehmet Murat İldan.

You know you’re an Arizona native when you have to look up mass transit in the dictionary. ~ Paul Johnson.

If there’s one thing Arizona is best in the nation at, it’s water. ~ Doug Ducey.

I think Phoenix is a place where people see the potential. They see the young core that we have. They see the fan base, the wonderful city. ~ Devin Booker.


It’s always been a luxury to be able to hop a plane to Paris, to Venice, to the Grand Canyon. ~ Nancy Gibbs.

I hate Arizona. It always eight hundred degrees outside and everybody’s always saying, ‘But it’s a dry heat!’ So’s the inside of my microwave. ~ John Rivers.

You know you live in Phoenix when you can drive two hours in any one direction and never leave the Valley. ~ Unknown.

In Arizona, you can hike among cactus as tall as office buildings. ~ Mike Coopsen.

There’s something wonderfully healing in Arizona air. ~ Zane Grey.

Inspirational Arizona Quotes

You know you’re an Arizona native when in your heart you’re sure that at the end of the rainbow there is not a pot of gold but a good Mexican restaurant. ~ James W. Cook.

I’m very optimistic about my home state of Arizona. ~ John Mccain.


Being from Arizona, the federal government is kind of a Slytherin. ~ Paul Gosar.

I lived in Arizona, and I thought Florida was in California because I thought oranges came from the same place. ~ Jennifer Rubin.

Although Arizona is still a young state, its varied cultural traditions have created a rich and colorful history. ~ Peter Massey.

I look at my grandparents and what they dealt with in the Japanese internment in Arizona. That sense of perseverance, of making the best out of an incredibly bad situation, has always been something I drew inspiration from. I always ask myself, ‘What in the world do I have to complain about?’ ~ Scott Fujita.

Arizona, with its wide-open spaces and no one peering over your shoulder, had always been a haven for folks who didn’t like the law or other busybodies to know what they were up to. ~ Jeanette Walls.

The summer in Arizona is too hot. ~ Ben Howland.

Welcome to Arizona, where summer spends the winter and hell spends the summer. ~ Unknown.

Things in Arizona don’t just die; they bake and fry in the heat until there is nothing left. ~ Jeffry R. Halverson.


Arizona is known for five ‘Cs’-copper, citrus, cotton, cattle, and climate. ~ Kathleen Derzipilski.

Across the Colorado River from the Needles, the dark and jagged ramparts of Arizona stood up against the sky, and behind them, the huge tilted plain rising toward the backbone of the continent again. ~ John Steinbeck.

Ultimate Arizona Quotes

Whatever path bought you here, There is a reason why you came, Though you may not know it now. So, please open your ears and listen. Listen to the message that Sedona has for you. ~ Ilchi Lee.

I compete with the ‘Welcome To Las Vegas’ sign for the number one non-gaming tourist attraction in Las Vegas. I get more visitors than the Hoover Dam. ~ Rick Harrison.

I am enamored with desert dew because it’s usually the closest thing we get to rain. ~ Terri Guillemets.

Arizona is now recognized as a premier place in which to locate, expand, and grow a business. ~ Jan Brewer.


The Great Arizona Desert is full of the bleaching bones of people who waited for me to start something. ~ Robert Benchley.

Well, the trip from then on across Arizona and east of Los Angeles was just one Oasis after another. You can just throw anything out and it will grow there. I like Arizona. ~ Will Rogers.

Arizona has long reflected the traditionalistic values of the southerners who settled the territory and who have continued to migrate to the state over the years. ~ Rick Harris.

Then the wind blew cool through the pinyons on the rim. There was a sweet tang of cedar and sage on the air and that indefinable fragrance peculiar to the canyon country of Arizona. ~ Zane Grey.


I’m originally from Phoenix, Arizona, but I’ve fallen in love with London. ~ Ashley Roberts.

Santa Cruz County – Climatically the region is one of the highly favored districts for which Arizona has already become world-famed. One neither roasts, fries, bakes, or frizzles in summer nor freezes, crystallizes or solidifies in winter. ~ George Wharton James.

Great Arizona Quotes

The only way to get around Arizona is by small private plane. ~ Cindy McCain.

Arizona is so hot that you can fry an egg on the sidewalk. ~ Unknown.

The culinary scene in Phoenix is incredible. ~ Clive Cussler.

Phoenix weather forecast: Just stay inside. ~ Unknown.

As dawn leaks into the sky it edits out the stars like excess punctuation marks, deleting asterisks and periods, commas, and semi-colons, leaving only unhinged thoughts rotating and pivoting, and unsecured words. ~ Ann Zwinger.


You know you’re an Arizona native when you run to the window just to watch a dust storm. ~ Marshall Trimble.

Did you know they don’t have golden arches at the McDonald’s in Sedona? Only McDonald’s in the world without golden ones? They’re teal. ~ Mike Bove.

Already, Seattle is taking hold of her. She still holds Sedona in the dry tan of her skin and in her hair, but the fine mist of the Northwest is making its way to places she didn’t know were parched. ~ Susan Wiggs.

Arizona – a land where a good spring is far better than a gold mine. ~ Unknown.


The people of Arizona, they’ve been very warm and welcoming. ~ Tyrann Mathieu.

She was actually learning to love Arizona. The beauty and color and solitude, the vastness of it had called to something deep in her. First, she had complained of the dust, the wind, the emptiness, the absence of people. But she had forgotten these. ~ Zane Grey.

Lovely Arizona Quotes

They must’ve abbreviated us AZ because we have the entire spectrum of weather extremes: ‘Ablaze in the Phoenix sun to ‘zero-degree snow in Flagstaff. ~ Terri Guillemets.

No matter where in the world I’m coming back from, in Sedona I always feel a sense of safety and peace, as if I’ve returned to the home of my soul, into the arms of Mother Earth the red land that always welcomes me with open arms. ~ Ilchi Lee.

Even the plants in Arizona wanted to hurt you. ~ Janette Rallison.

Almost everyone in the world knows something about Arizona, and some of it is even true. ~ Jim Turner.


In Arizona, we salt margaritas, not sidewalks. ~ Unknown.

Arizona’s vale of mountain-temples. ~ Robert Haven Schauffler.

The dark and jagged ramparts of Arizona stood up against the sky, and behind them, the huge tilted plain rising toward the backbone of the continent again. ~ John Steinbeck.

Let’s pack up and catch us a slow train, And go back to Phoenix to a far brighter day ~ Waylon Jennings.

The beaver told the rabbit as they stared at the Hoover Dam: No, I didn’t build it myself, but it’s based on an idea of mine. ~ Charles Hard Townes.


Arizona – I’ve only spent a few days there, but it’s inspired me the most. It’s so peaceful. ~ Benjamin Clementine.

My idea of heaven is being in Arizona, stuck up a mountain – somewhere where there are no phones. ~ Gavin Esler.

So these were the 95 quotes about Arizona state of United States.

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