50 Miami Quotes To Celebrate The City

Get set into party or vacation mode with these Miami quotes.

Miami is one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations boasting over 14 million visitors annually. 

People love Miami because of its lively nightlife, beautiful beaches, and mosaic of diverse cultures.

The weather draws in people who want to soak in the sun’s rays.

The average daily temperature during the winter is between 65-75 degrees. 

Four hundred years ago, the Mayaimi people indigenously occupied Miami.

In US history, Miami is the only city in the United States that a woman founded.

Julia Tuttle helped develop modern Miami. 

The Miami we know today was once a giant mangrove swamp.

The land we know and love today is primarily artificial.

Unfortunately, some beaches have to be replenished with sand often. 

Despite sand setbacks, Miami is world-famous for fun.

Check out these fun and interesting quotes about the city of Miami.

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Miami life quotes about life in the city

1. “Havana vanities come to dust in Miami.” Joan Didion

2. “Miami Beach is where neon goes to die.” Lenny Bruce

3. “I grew up in Miami, which is a very ‘cool’ city.” Ser’Darius Blain

4. “Almost everything strange washes up near Miami.” Rick Riordan

5.  “Miami, in many ways, is a quintessentially American city.” Tibor Fischer

6. “Miami’s my favorite art fair. I even surfed there one year.” Richard Phillips

7. “What’s special about Miami is the collision of cultures.” Jeffery Dean Morgan

8. “The Miami Beach audience is the greatest audience in the world.” Jackie Gleason

9. “I’ve only been to these foreign countries: Canada, L.A., and Miami.” Larry the Cable Guy

10. “Miami is one of the great cultural melting pots in the world. I love working and living here.” David Caruso

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Miami vacation quotes 

11. “Anytime I get down to Miami, it’s a wonderful thing.” Bill Goldberg

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12. “In Miami, there’s a Latin flavor, and I just love every bit of it.” Ryan Guzman

13. “I don’t know how anyone lives in Miami because no one goes to sleep.” Dave Portney

14. “A lot of times when I say I didn’t do anything, I was actually in Miami doing a show.” Girl Talk

15. “That’s why I wear Miami on my sleeve. I never forget where I grew up.” Manny Machado

16. “Miami’s party city reputation, at times, feels fictional. But there’s a reason for all the hype.” Anshula Verma

17. “I went down to Miami, and somebody saw me on the streets, and that’s how I got into modeling.” Channing Tatum

18. “Every time I see ya’ll, man, ya’ll got the silk shirts on, jewelry, you know, lookin’ real Miami.” Roman Pearce, 2 Fast 2 Furious

19. “I like Miami in the winter: there’s no humidity, no bugs, no mosquitoes. You go out and wear your jacket, and you’re all good!” Prince Royce

20. “Miami is just really fun whenever I go there. It’s like this post-apocalyptic Barbie world: everything is pink, and there are palm trees everywhere.” Grimes

Miami quotes from rap and R&B artists

21. “Miami is always super, duper lit.” Post Malone

22. “Miami nights/It was all a dream.” ‘Miami Nights,’ Wale, 1984

23. “When I go Miami, I go deep-sea-fishing. I love doing that.” Dizzee

24. “The good life/It feel like Atlanta/It feel like L.A./It feel like Miami.” Kanye West, Good Life

25. “I think just growing up in Miami, there’s a gumbo of different cultures that influence us.” Flo Rida

26. “First class in Miami from the West Coast / Never wanted to be homecoming queen.” Flo Rida, Dancer

27. “Apparently, he’s on the last flight to Miami. So, you have all night to question me.” Solange, Casino Royale

28. “I went to New York and Miami and hung out by the beach, and I love the American boys, so I wrote a song about it.” Estelle

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29. “What’s so beautiful about Miami is that we support each other. We’re just one big family, not just the entertainers, just everyone in general.” DJ Khaled

30. “Being from Miami, you’re used to the fact that your home is a vacation spot. But that’s what makes Miami one of the best places in the world.” Flo Rida

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Miami life and Miami driving quotes

31. “Miami drivers will attempt to pass you inside a car wash.” Dave Barry

32. “I really love Miami, but I don’t think the architecture matches the city.” Zaha Hadid

33. “All the lights in Miami begin to gleam. Ruby, blue and green, neon too.” Lana Del Rey

34. “She told me that only in Miami/Is Cuba so far away.” ‘Only In Miami, Bette Midler, 1983

35. “If Miami hasn’t got it, they haven’t invented it yet.” Vincent DeMarco, ‘Miami Vice Show

36. “This place is fundamentally spiritual – there’s a quicksilver quality about this place.” Iggy Pop.

37. “Great. Then he’s driving back from Miami at 20 miles an hour with the parking brake on.” Armand, ‘Birdcage’

38. “And you definitely shouldn’t attempt to drive yourself in Miami.” Dave Barry, I’m Mature When I’m Dead

39. “I had learned something of Miami from people who had visited there, so I knew what to expect.” Sidney Poitier

40. “In the US, you have New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Boston, Miami, and dozens of other cities; a few of them have a really strong visual character.” Michael Bierut

Miami quotes about partying in the city

41. “Welcome to Miami.” Miami, Will Smith

42. “Miami is a party city, a go-fast city.” Rick Ross

43. “I go out in Miami as a form of relaxation.” Mikhail Varshavski

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44. “I’m going to take my talents to South Beach and join the Miami Heat.” LeBron James

45. “Second only to the sea, the Miami sky has been the greatest comfort in my life past 50.” Iggy Pop

46. “People used to think Miami was just partying in South Beach all the time.” Jennine Capó Crucet

47. “We could make something beautiful/Something that wouldn’t be a problem/At least not in Miami.” U2, Miami

48. “This is a place I want to make a stamp and bring something that Miami hasn’t seen before.” Giancarlo Stanton

49. “Shorty beside me, wind blowing through her hair, oh, no, no, that’s the summer wit Miami.” — Jim Jones, Summer Wit’ Miami

50. “Having Miami in a state like Florida makes no sense. You may as well put Los Angeles in the middle of Arkansas.” Casper Vega, Southern Dust

What did you learn from these Miami quotes?

With beautiful beaches and warm weather, Miami keeps tourists flocking to its sandy shores.

Many of the people who visit Miami need protection from the sun. 

Did you know Miami is the home of sun tan lotion?

In 144, Benjamin Green created the first sun tan lotion to protect people’s skin. 

Ships have been visiting Miami for hundreds of years.

Over that time, ships sank and became shipwrecks.

Those shipwrecks become the home of beautiful coral reeds that scuba divers and ocean lovers can explore. 

While many people know Miami for its urban supercenters and party life, the city has one of the largest unspoiled wilderness spaces in the US.

The Everglades National Park is home to unique wildlife and extensive vegetation. 

Another little-known fact about Miami is its agricultural prowess.

Miami is one of the nation’s best avocado, mango, and tomato producers.

Which of these Miami quotes and sayings is your favorite?

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