Morocco Quotes: 40 Quotes & Instagram Captions

By: Fatima O.

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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 caption or maybe a Facebook post, we have gathered some of the most beautiful inspiring quotes about Morocco.

Our collection of Moroccan quotes is also a way to spark your eagerness to travel and discover Morocco. Here we go! And don’t forget to tell us in the comments which one you like the most.

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Pack your bag: Download our Morocco packing list

Getting aroundRent a car in Morocco or use public transport

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Visa: If not visa-free, get your Morocco e-visa

Flights: Search for flights to Morocco

Accommodation: Find a room in a hotel, hostel, guesthouse, or desert camp

Tours and activities: Find customized tours in Morocco

Inspiring Quotes about Morocco & Moroccan Travel Quotes

Welcome to the ultimate collection of the 40 best quotes about Morocco. Here you can find inspirational travel and cultural quotes about Morocco. I hope this rich collection of quotes will inspire your future travel plans in Morocco.

Beautiful Quotes About Morocco

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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

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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

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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

22| “In Morocco, before you even get to the matter of the sale, you have to coax the owner to sell.”― Tahir Shah, writer

Beautiful Moroccan Sayings and Proverbs

1 | “By all means, trust in Allah, but tie your camel first.” (Moroccan Proverb)

2| “Let us sit bent, but talk straight.” (Moroccan Proverb)

3| If a man told you that a dog had run off with your ear, would you go after the dog or search first for your ear?” (Moroccan Proverb)

4| “If a man puts a cord around his neck, God will provide someone to pull it.”
(Moroccan Proverb)

5| “Few desires, happy life.” (Moroccan Proverb)

6| “The hand you cannot bite, kiss.” (Moroccan Proverb)

7| “Though each path is different, there is only one way.” (Moroccan Proverb)

8| “Little and lasting is better than much and passing.” (Moroccan Proverb)

9| Never say I regret, always say I learned.

10| If I listen, I have the advantage; if I speak, others have it.

11| Reading books removes sorrows from the heart.

12| No arm for work, no face for begging.

13| One day is sweeter than honey, and another day is more bitter than colocynth.

14| O buyer, remember the day when you will sell.

15| The learning of things is better than ignorance of them.

16| Charity does not come out of prison.

17| There is no beauty but the beauty of action.

18| He who eats in front of hungry one, may God deprive him of livelihood in the world.

Over to you!

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

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About Fatima O.

Fatima, born and raised along the foothills of the Atlas mountains, in the heartland of the indigenous Amazigh peoples. She loves Moroccan tea and travel. Now, she travels and writes about the beauty of her homeland.

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