Quotes / Eiffel Tower Effect

"The gay cafés,
The Eiffel Tower,
The mayonnaise,
The Eiffel Tower,
La Marseillaise,
The Eiffel Tower,
The awe inspiring but so tiring Eiffel Tower!"
— "That's What Makes Paris, Paree" from April in Paris (1952)

"And, according to that ultra-necessary caption, we're in Jerusalem. Yes, [because] whenever I hear the generic Middle Eastern music and I see the massive gigantic golden tit that is the Dome of the Rock, I think to myself "Hmm, perhaps we're in Strasbourg.""
Diamanda Hagan, discussing a specific instance in Left Behind.

"After appearing in The Room, the Golden Gate Bridge jumped off itself!"

Not only the art of the modern engineer, but also the century of Industry and Science in which we are living, and for which the way was prepared by the great scientific movement of the eighteenth century and by the Revolution of 1789, to which this monument will be built as an expression of France's gratitude.
Gustav Eiffel

"Eiffel Tower: Iconic wrought-iron tower that follows visiting tourists all around France in order to insert itself into every photo they take."

"I'm in jolly old England, as you can tell from Big Ben behind me." (Beat) "Sorry, the Houses of Parliament."
Stephen Colbert, The Daily Show