Top 35 Belfast Quotes

Here we have the best Belfast Quotes from famous authors such as Tom Holland, Gary Moore, Paula Malcomson, Jimmy White, Carl Frampton. Find the perfect quotation from our collection.

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I’ve made ‘The Pilgrimage‘ – where I actually had to speak Gaelic – and I was shooting in Belfast as well.

The first time I saw Peter Green play was at the Club Rado, which was a very rough club in Belfast, and at that time he‘d just replaced Eric in the Bluesbreakers. I’d gone up there to sort of hang out and see if I could meet this guy Peter Green, because I’d read about him and everything.

Listen, I’m from Belfast. We’re not polite people. And it’s language. We’re direct.

Paula Malcomson
Alex Higgins was my hero, so to play in Belfast, at the superb Waterfront Hall, is very special to me.

I get spotted quite a bit walking about the streets in Belfast and it’s okay, I don’t mind it, they come up and shake your hand.

Belfast is a city which, while not forgetting its past, is living comfortably with its present and looking forward to its future.

Belfast during the Troubles looked like a different world.

All you would hear every night on the news was that somebody had been shot dead in a certain part of Belfast. We lived opposite a judge, and there were always soldiers crouched down in our garden. We’d sit and talk to them, and I even used to sing to them!

I love going home to Belfast on weekend breaks from training.

My parents are both from Belfast. I have an Irish passport and a British passport, and I go back every summer and every Christmas, and sometimes I pop over during the year to say hi, and, of course, celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.

I’ve lived in Liverpool, London, Belfast, Germany, Coventry, Dorset, and Cyprus.

I am on a mural in Belfast with ‘Floating up the Lagan in a bubble‘ on it. You know you have made it when you have got a mural.

There are some discussions taking place in the United Arab Emirates about the prospects of a long-haul flight into Belfast.

We do have pictures on the wall, in our office in Belfast where we spend half our time. All the head shots are on the wall. So yeah, we just throw darts at the ones we don’t want anymore.

I started to watch ‘Play for Today‘ and plays like ‘Cathy Come Home,’ and Kenneth Branagh’s ‘Billytrilogy in the 1980s, which took us into the world of the Belfast family. As a kid in Luton, how was I ever going to know that world otherwise?

Belfast has many advantages for the filmmakers, one of which is the existence of an airport right in the middle of the city.

We have to show the E.U. and show Ireland that our commitment to the Belfast Good Friday agreement is absolutely unconditional.

I mean Georgia, and also Belfast, aren’t the most stable places, politically, in the world. But the thing is, in both places, the people were just so kind and so warm and in Belfast so welcoming.

When I play discos in Belfast or freshers’ week in Oxford, there are 1,800 kids dressed as me. It’s odd, it’s funny, and it pays really well.

We’ll be launching the new public prosecution service in Northern Ireland tomorrow. I’ll be doing it in Belfast tomorrow. This is an entirely new era, in which criminal justice now exercised on an equal basis, not the old basis in which community division was a feature.

Peter Hain
When I was growing up, Belfast City Hall was surrounded by security, and we had no access to it. But now, people come in and out of it all the time. On a nice day, office workers and students sit on the lawn outside and have lunch. It’s great to see how Northern Ireland has changed. To be part of that is fantastic.

I went to Queen‘s University Belfast and stayed nine months, then I ran away to be an actor.

When we went to Belfast we saw some beautiful countryside and coastlines.

The thirties were troublesome in Belfast, and then of course there was no work for people, and it was terribly religiously divided.

Frank Carson
Jason Momoa became a really good friend of ours when he played Khal Drogo. We loved hanging out with Momoa, and suddenly we couldn’t bring him to Belfast anymore.

I think the poetry that came out of Belfast, and especially the Queen’s University set, in the 1970s and ’80s – you know, Paul Muldoon and Seamus Heaney, Derek Mahon and Ciaran Carson – that was probably the finest body of work since the Gaelic renaissance, up there with the work of Yeats and Synge and Lady Gregory.

I used to think being in the West would be incredible and then when I was nine my parents moved us to Belfast. I was initially amazed by little things – in toyshops you could actually play with the toys, the schools were more colourful and there were so many magazines everywhere.

On my Wikipedia page, it used to say I was born in Belfast, Ireland, then it said Belfast, Northern Ireland, and then it said Belfast, U.K. So there was a little war going on about where Belfast is located.

From Tiger‘s Bay in Belfast to the MGM in Vegas… it’s been some ride so far. And the best is still to come.

I really love it in Belfast. I always stay in the most bombed hotel, the Europa!

I had a wonderful, an incredible dialect coach, Brendan Gunn, from Belfast, who has worked with Brad Pitt and Daniel Day Lewis, and me.

I like to go out for dinner in Belfast with my friends, I like to work on the house. I like working on music.

Belfast is great.

I love Belfast, because of the way that people here love their snooker. And I won my first professional tournament here in 1981. It was at the King’s Hall and I beat Doug Mountjoy in the final. That victory will always be pretty special for me.