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Incredibly true quotes about Las Vegas by well-known people

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You can either hate or love Las Vegas but you can't deny the fact that it is one of the most exciting and unique cities in the United States.

The booming gambling, casino industry and wild nightlife are probably the most known features about Las Vegas. However, locals probably have a bit different perspective about Las Vegas and what's it is like living here.

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So in this article, we decided to compile a list of quotes that describe how other people see Sin city and what they seem to love here so much.

Here are some of the best quotes about Las Vegas, Nevada!

Las Vegas Quotes

"Las Vegas looks the way you would imagine heaven must look at night." – Chuck Palahniuk

Chuck Palahniuk is a journalist and writer we all know well. The most notable work being Fight Club but also known for using Las Vegas in some of his works such as Invisible Monsters: A Novel.

"Everything and anything you want to do – you can do it in Las Vegas." – Drew Carey

American actor and comedian who keeps coming back to Las Vegas for his shows and creativity flow.

"While I was busy hating Vegas and hiding from Vegas, a funny thing happened. I grew to love Vegas." – J. R. Moehringer

Moehringer is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who spent two years living in Las Vegas while helping Andre Agassi write his memoir, “Open: An Autobiography.”

He also wrote an article called “Las Vegas: An American Paradox” in Smithsonian Magazine about his time in the city which has an interesting take on what it is like to be living in Las Vegas.

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"Las Vegas, Nevada: a city where oddities don’t make you lame, but instead bring you riches and fortune and fame." – Walter Wykes

Wykes is an American playwright who has graduated from the famous MFA playwriting program at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The playwright now has had over thirty plays produced across the United States and internationally.

"Vegas is the most extreme and allegorical of American settlements, bizarre and beautiful in its venality and in its devotion to immediate gratification." – Joan Didion

Didion is a writer who wrote an essay "Marrying Absurd" about Las Vegas which was based on her 'quick' marriage that happened on her trip to Sin city.

Contemporary Las Vegas is astonishing. At night, it is a brilliant cluster of jewels of all shapes, sizes, and colors, glowing in the middle of a vast, black velvet canopy. By day, it is also an amazing sight, almost like a mirage. There is nothing but desert and rugged mountains all around, and then- in the middle of it all – one of the largest and fastest growing cities in the United States… truly an enigma. – Thomas Taj Ainlay

The author of the book - Las Vegas: The Fabulous First Century. In the book, the author explores the history of Las Vegas and how it became The Entertainment Capital of the World over the centuries.

"Las Vegas is the only place I know where money really talks – it says Goodbye." – Frank Sinatra

Frank Sinatra is probably one of the most important historical figures in the history of Las Vegas. Sinatra lived and gave hundreds of performances in Vegas.

He was also one of the first entertainers to put Vegas on the map and popularize not only in the US but internationally as well.

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Which quotes was your favorite? Do you know a few more that we could add to the list? Let us know in the comments below.

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