Top 75 Switzerland Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Switzerland Quotes from famous people such as Diane von Furstenberg, Charles Lyell, Klaus Schwab, LaVar Ball, Jean-Claude Duvalier, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

I was born in Belgium. I went to school in England and

I was born in Belgium. I went to school in England and in Switzerland, then I came to America, so I really feel like I am a citizen of the world.
Diane von Furstenberg
So far, therefore, as we can draw safe conclusions from a single specimen, there has been no marked change of race in the human population of Switzerland during the periods above considered.
Charles Lyell
In Switzerland, we have a centuries-old tradition of living together in one confederation and one society. That holds us back from excesses. We are a civilized and enlightened community and, by practising multicultural tolerance, we manage to stop extreme developments from going too far.
Klaus Schwab
I been in Russia, Germany, Denmark, Switzerland, London. I’m all over the place being loud.
LaVar Ball
In 25 years of exile, I’ve never had a frozen account, either in Switzerland or elsewhere in the world.
Jean-Claude Duvalier
While I have been to Switzerland, Stockholm, and other parts of Europe and Canada, I don’t have a specific place that is my favorite. I just represent Earth.
Charlie Murphy
Well, I grew up in Switzerland where my parents were immigrant workers, but my whole family are very good cooks – my father also. So I always saw my parents enjoying to cook and prepare the food.
Roberto Di Matteo
I travel so much that my idea of a good holiday is spending time at my home in Nyon, Switzerland.
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
When America installs a minimum income, it’s going to be doing it in a very different historical context than Switzerland or Sweden or Germany, or any other country might do it. And we’re doing it in a context where it has the potential, I think, for much better consequences than in those other countries.
Charles Murray
I just got back from Switzerland, which I’ve never been to. I went to Switzerland and Amsterdam.
Linda Cardellini
I’m always proud to play for Switzerland, and that will always be something really special.
Stan Wawrinka
And it is practically the same in the case of the four or five million poor peasants in France, and also for Switzerland, Belgium, Holland, and two of the Scandinavian countries. Everywhere small and medium sized industry prevails.
Herman Gorter
I always traveled. I left Cameroon when I was 11 years old. I lived in the USA, in Switzerland.
Yannick Noah
I do not deny my German identity. But I also feel Swiss. Of my eight great-grandparents, seven were born Swiss. I have been living in Switzerland for more than 50 years.
Klaus Schwab
I was born and raised in Nigeria. We lived in England when I was 3 and 4, and I would go to summer school every year in Switzerland.
Toks Olagundoye
Fortunately for me, my mother loved travel. Our first non-beach family trip abroad – to England, France, and Switzerland – came when I was 11, and thereafter, we often tagged along on my father’s European business trips.
Andrew Solomon
There is a perfectly good alternative to the European Union – it is called the European Free Trade Association, founded in 1960. Switzerland, Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein are members. E.F.T.A. stands for friendship and cooperation through free trade.
Geert Wilders
If we heard that somebody starved to death in Sweden or Switzerland, we would be shocked.
P. J. O’Rourke
I want to know where is that committee in Switzerland that sits to decide what is in and what is out. I don’t listen to the formula makers. I think maybe I have a selective hearing disorder.
Alber Elbaz
I am at a climbing area called the Wendenstock in Switzerland. This area has some of the best quality multi-pitch climbing I have seen on limestone. There is about a two-hour approach on one of the steepest grass slopes I have ever seen. The setting is amazing.
Tommy Caldwell
German is more familiar now since I live part of the year in Rome and part in the German part of Switzerland. But it’s not difficult to sing in German; it’s difficult to feel in German. This takes time. It’s a culture.
Cecilia Bartoli
I remember Agassi playing Federer in Basel, Switzerland in 1998, and Andre was already saying at that time that Federer would be tough. Usually at the time players are 17, you can see if they will be great.
Brad Gilbert
I am not so famous. I’m known in a few countries like Italy, Austria, Germany, Switzerland and around the Alps. Some climbers in Beijing know my name, and some in America, but I am not really famous. It’s very relative, my fame.
Reinhold Messner
It’s tough to find a place not to like in Switzerland.
Michele Bachmann
Democratic self-government has manifestly brought benefits to India, Japan, Norway, Switzerland, South Africa, South Korea, and scores of nations all making their way in the world.
Michael Gove
I’m quite fond of Switzerland. I love Switzerland.
James Balog
Everyone used to call me ‘Mr. Switzerland.’ I’m not the kind of guy who smack talks anybody or whatever.
Michael Anthony
Switzerland is a place where they don’t like to fight, so they get people to do their fighting for them while they ski and eat chocolate.
Larry David
I can always tell when my mother, an artist who grew up in Switzerland, starts to feel nostalgic for home. It is the smell of the crispy apple tarts, the ginger cookies, and the creamy muesli full of nuts and fresh berries. The scent alone delivers a rush of childhood memories for me.
Suleika Jaouad
President Kennedy visited once, but that was in Switzerland and I remember the Secret Service men dressed in black swarming about the house.
Sean Hepburn Ferrer
When I was in Switzerland, I still had the fantasy I could have saved my parents and family if I’d stayed in Germany. All nonsense. If they had not made the sacrifice to send their only child to Switzerland, I wouldn’t be alive.
Ruth Westheimer
I grew up in Switzerland, in this kind of rigidity. It

I grew up in Switzerland, in this kind of rigidity. It was Protestant, and I was rather shy. That influenced me a lot.
Rene Burri
In a war everybody always knows all about Switzerland, in peace times it is just Switzerland but in war time it is the only country that everybody has confidence in, everybody.
Gertrude Stein
No one in Switzerland knows me as the Swiss Machine, and that’s good, because I don’t like it.
Ueli Steck
I was a garbage man in New Jersey in summers during college at Yale. Everybody else got to go to Switzerland and I got to go to the dump.
Tom Perrotta
We want the Netherlands to leave the E.U., join EFTA and, like Switzerland, negotiate bilateral trade agreements with the E.U. and the rest of the world.
Geert Wilders
Keeping with our family tradition of sending their children abroad for a couple of years, and aware of my interest in chemistry, I was sent to a boarding school in Switzerland when I was 11 years old, on the assumption that German was an important language for a prospective chemist to learn.
Mario J. Molina
My parents sent me to Switzerland on a Kindertransport.
Ruth Westheimer
I was having these terrible back pains, and then one day in Switzerland, things got very bad. My wife Maryanna called the hotel doctor, but I don’t remember any of this, I was out of it. I had an operation, and I was nearly lost.
John Tavener
Switzerland felt incredibly narrow, growing up. It was good, in a way. There were so many museums. But it was always a no-brainer that I would have to leave, and I’m grateful for that.
Hans-Ulrich Obrist
When I was 7, I went to school in Switzerland because everyone on my mom’s side of the family lives there. Then we were back in Australia, in Queensland. That’s where we had the chance to have lots of different animals. I spent a lot of time living in nature and building cubby houses in big old trees by the ocean.
Isabel Lucas
When I moved to Switzerland to study at ETH Zurich I became fascinated by Swiss architecture.
Santiago Calatrava
If I go to someplace like Switzerland, I find a lot of uptight people because they’re living amongst so much beauty; there’s no urgency in trying to find the beauty within themselves. If you’re stuck in New York, you have to somehow look within yourself – otherwise, you’d go crackers.
George Harrison
I already lived in Switzerland in 2002, and from this time I know that it’s a very calm country. I really enjoy living there.
Felipe Massa
I saw both sides, I saw normality in Switzerland as a kid and later on I saw the insanity of it all in Italy, which almost becomes hard to live with.
Sean Hepburn Ferrer
Jammu and Kashmir has a scenic beauty and I feel that the film industry rather than going abroad in countries like Switzerland and Australia, should visit Kashmir – which is the only Heaven on Earth for the shoots.
Raza Murad
I live in Italy. I visit my family in Switzerland.
Ursula Andress
I loved my mission in Switzerland and Germany. As I left on the train from Basel, Switzerland, tears flowed down my cheeks because I knew then that my full-time service in the Church had ended.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
I’m from Switzerland, so I grew up with great chocolate.
Daniel Humm
To do so, we are creating a Fairness for Switzerland Committee that will not only disseminate some of the facts, but also protect a relationship that is important to all of us in North America.
Peter Munk
President Obama and I disagree on policy with Israel. He seems to say… ‘We want peace, but we want to act like Switzerland. We’re going to be a neutral party to everyone.’ I think that’s negotiating from weakness.
James Lankford
I grew up a little bit in Germany and then in Switzerland, then in France, the United States and in England, and so it is weird.
Alexander Dreymon
I look upon Switzerland as an inferior sort of Scotland.
Sydney Smith
I’ll put it frankly – Britain has more influence in China than Norway or Switzerland, with all respect for the other countries.
Jose Manuel Barroso
I have fond memories from growing up in Switzerland and drinking a glass of warm milk with a spoonful of honey before bed.
Daniel Humm