n. A land of perpetual pubescence, where cultural lag is mistaken for renaissance.
If they'd lower the taxes and get rid of the smog and clean up the traffic mess, I really believe I'd settle here until the next earthquake.
— Groucho Marx
California is a tragic country, like Palestine, like every Promised Land.
— Christopher Isherwood
Whatever starts in California unfortunately has an inclination to spread.
— Jimmy Carter
Tip the world over on its side and everything loose will land in Los Angeles.
— Frank Lloyd Wright
California is a fine place to live – if you happen to be an orange.
— Fred Allen