Morocco Quotes: 21 Inspiring Quotes & Sayings

by Fay

Morocco is certainly an unforgettable country for its unique experiences and lasting memories. To help you tell your Morocco travel stories and express your feelings through an Instagram post or maybe a Facebook post, we have gathered some of the most beautiful inspiring quotes about Morocco.

Our collection of Morocco quotes is also a way to spark your eagerness to travel and discover Morocco. Here we go! And tell us in the comments which one you like the most.

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Quotes about Morocco

1 | “In Morocco, a Muslim country, I got to hear the call to prayer five times a day. At first it felt kind of scary, kind of dangerous, because of the propaganda towards anything Muslim in the U.S. subconsciously coming out in me. By the end of the trip, it was so beautiful, and then not hearing it when I got back to L.A. really threw me off.”— Mark Foster

2 | “After touring so much, I was looking for some peace. I found Morocco, and it was perfect. Everything I wanted to feel about peace, I found it there.” Skepta

3 | “I love Morocco – it’s a real challenge to all five senses. You think you know something, and you don’t. It’s wonderful. It keeps you on your toes that way.” ―Amy Ryan

4 | “A little imagination goes a long way in Fes.”― Tahir Shah, writer

5 | “Moroccan traffic isn’t like normal traffic. It’s armed combat, a war of wills, in which only the bravest have the chance to survive.”— Tahir Shah, author

6 | “If Aphrodite chills at home in Cyprus for most of the year, then Fez must be the goddess’s playground.”― Raquel Cepeda, writer

7 | “Every country I would go to, even if it was just on a modeling job, I would go to their markets. If I went to Morocco for ‘Elle’ magazine, I would be in the spice markets during my off time and just come back with a suitcase full of stuff that I really wanted to try.” ―Padma Lakshmi

8 | “To visit Morocco is still like turning the pages of some illuminated Persian manuscript all embroidered with bright shapes and subtle lines.”―Edith Wharton

9 | Morocco has a lot to do in terms of democracy. The daily practice of democracy evolves in time. Trying to apply a Western democratic system to a country of the Maghreb, the Middle East, or the Gulf would be a mistake. We are not Germany, Sweden or Spain. —Mohammed VI of Morocco

10 | “The past is buried deep within the ground in Rabat, although the ancient walls in the old city are still standing, painted in electrifying variations of royal blue that make the winding roads look like streamlets or shallow ocean water.― Raquel Cepeda, writer

11 | “Morocco is such a beautiful place. It’s incredibly beautiful. And also it is a captivating place because for a writer, you feel that you make an impact. I mean, when I write something in the press, the day after in the fish market, people will be discussing it.”— Fatema Mernissi, journalist

12 | “In Morocco, it’s possible to see the Atlantic and the Mediterranean at the same time.” —Tahar Ben Jelloun

13 | “As you wake up to sort of Morocco coming to life, and you drive a two hour journey through the desert as the sun is rising over the sand dunes… I saw landscapes and visual stuff that I’ll never forget. It was special.” ―Jim Sturgess

14 | “Morocco is the greatest. I should be getting money from the Moroccans because I’m just telling everyone that it’s a wonderful place to go.”— Bill Murray, actor

15 | “I love Morocco – it’s a real challenge to all five senses. You think you know something, and you don’t. It’s wonderful. It keeps you on your toes that way.”— Amy Ryan, actress

16 | “I want to go to Morocco really bad.” Vanessa Hudgens

17 | “The days of predatory poets in search of literary inspiration and young flesh are probably over for good. Hippies can just as easily get their bong rips in Portland or Peoria. But the good stuff, the real good stuff, the sounds and smells and the look of Tangier, what you see and hear when you look out the window and take it all in, that’s here to stay.”— Anthony Bourdain, chef, author, and TV host

18 | “Morocco as it is is a very fine place spoiled by civilization.”— Richard Harding Davis

19 | “I loved filming in Morocco; it was amazing. I’d never been anywhere like that. The culture was phenomenal. I was so blown away by the spirit of that country.” — Tatiana Maslany

21 | The woman with dark hair, wide hips, and a few extra pounds has always been the essence of beauty in Morocco. —Fatema Mernissi

I hope you like our selection of Morocco quotes. If you have another quote about Morocco that you would like us to to add to this list, just let us know in the comments below. We would love your contribution. Cheers!

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