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George Edmund Street Quotes and Sayings

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In a town church the right place for the admission of light.
- George Edmund Street

It is most necessary to avoid rusticity in any way,
whether in material, design, or execution.
- George Edmund Street

An absolutely different and distinctive character.
- George Edmund Street

We must go to such towns as Bristol,
York,
and Norwich.
- George Edmund Street

 

As of essential importance in town churches which are
not at all equally necessary in the country.
- George Edmund Street

I think our failure in the production of good town
churches of distinctive character must have struck you often,
as it has me, when contrasted with our comparative
success in country churches.
- George Edmund Street

The fault seems to me to have been that men have taken
ancient country churches as their models and have failed
to discover that between them and churches in towns
there ought to be a most distinct and marked difference.
- George Edmund Street

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Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed
to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
- Will Rogers

A man's interest in a single bluebird
is worth more than a complete but dry list
of the fauna and flora of a town.
- Henry David Thoreau

I didn't want to marry anybody else in town.
I want my baby to look like you.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

I love short trips to New York; to me it is the finest three-day town on earth.
- James Cameron

We are all "neighbors."
Our world has gotten too small for us to be anything else.
We can no longer have "us" and "them" - friends and enemies.
A person from Iraq, or Russia, or Columbia is
no more a stranger or enemy than a person from across town.
A few people everywhere are troublemakers.
Every religion provokes a few people to become extremists.
Do we need police around the globe? Unfortunately, we always will.
Do we need war? Does that question even deserve an answer?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

This town needs an enema.
- the movie Batman

I spent a year in that town, one Sunday.
- George Burns

The short story is like an old friend who calls whenever he is in town.
We are happy to hear from it; we casually fan the embers of past intimacies,
and buy it lunch.
- R. Z. Sheppard

What I finally did in 1995 was I said,
I'm going to get out of this town and I'm going to go out West.
- Bruce Babbitt

My uncle was the town drunk - and we lived in Chicago.
- George Gobel

The dynamic is extremely similar to Gremlins and the hero is very similar,
plus the small town atmosphere.
It really is in a way the third Gremlins movie.
- Joe Dante

I really understand where Alice is coming from -
I've been in exactly the same place coming from a small
town and knowing that I need to do other things,
that I have to leave.
- Molly Parker

What kind of town do we want in the future,
and how are we going to plan on that?
- Peter Berg

There were some older guitarists on my side of town,
and I got to know many of them.
- Tommy Shaw

Until these college students came into town,
we were all very poor and didn't have money to do anything.
- Santiago Durango

I'm from Middlesboro, Ky., a little town on the Tennessee and Virginia border.
- Lee Majors

Hollywood was born schizophrenic.
For 75 years it has been both a town and a state of mind,
an industry and an art form.
- Richard Corliss

All of us grow up in particular realities -
a home,
family, a clan, a small town, a neighborhood.
Depending upon how we're brought up,
we are either deeply aware of the particular reading
of reality into which we are born,
or we are peripherally aware of it.
- Chaim Potok

I am leaving the town to the invaders:
increasingly numerous,
mediocre, dirty, badly behaved, shameless tourists.
- Brigitte Bardot

If I had to come up with something that just came to me,
I think growing up in a small town, I want knowledge.
I still think today, knowledge is one of the keys.
- Herschel Walker

When we lived in Juneau, Alaska, it was a town of about 7,000 people,
and totally isolated; the only way to get to it was by ship.
- John Hawkes

It's passionately interesting for me that the things
that I learned in a small town,
in a very modest home, are just the things that I believe have won the election.
- Margaret Thatcher

I've been in this business for years and I'm still
befuddled by the ways of this town.
- Meg Ryan

We'll free every slave in every town and region.
Can anybody get a bigger army than that?
- Dalton Trumbo

I liked working in a series, going to work every day
and not having to leave town for long locations.
I was producing them and building an audience.
- Robert Wagner

It's only 60,000.
It's not a big town.
It's a big hockey town.
Everybody plays hockey when you grow up.
- Peter Forsberg

The town, the team, it's a family.
That has helped.
For some people who have had to deal with some of the
problems I have had to deal with don't have football as an out.
- Brett Favre

Everybody wants you to do good things,
but in a small town you pretty much graduate and get married.
Mostly you marry, have children and go to their football games.
- Faith Hill

A clock struck out the hour of twelve,
and the bird in the hedgerow was still singing as we
marched out to the roadway,
and followed our merry pipers home to town.
- Patrick MacGill

When Bill Clinton was in town, he sent over a balanced budget.
- Chaka Fattah

I went through the process of auditioning like every
other struggling actress in this town.
- Taryn Manning

San Francisco can no longer afford to be a city divided
between downtown and neighborhoods,
with a downtown that becomes a ghost town when workers go home for the evening.
- Gavin Newsom

I lived in town until I was eight and then I moved nearer the farmland,
so I had a mixture.
- Stephen Sprouse

I was just glad to meet somebody outside of my group
of small town friends who was into music.
Somebody else who had aspirations to do something more
than sing at a record hop.
- John Oates

Richard Burton came from the same town as me,
so I thought I'd follow my nose, and follow my luck.
I think I've been very lucky.
- Anthony Hopkins

Within three months I had gone from being this black
sheep of the town to suddenly becoming a pop star.
- Alison Moyet

I guess a small-town mayor is sort of like a community organizer,
except that you have actual responsibilities.
- Sarah Palin

I prefer the things around town.
I'm not one for going out of town too much.
- Julie London

My plan is to have a theatre in some small town or
something and I'll be manager.
Ill be the crazy old movie guy.
- Quentin Tarantino

Salzburg...
is a mountain town with a rushing river running right through the center,
everything in the rain various shades of green and brown.
- Jonathan Carroll

And I don't think I'm giving away any secrets here,
but there are a lot of terrible scripts in this town.
- Frank Darabont

Bob Taylor and I playing brothers.
And I was a Mexican bandit.
And he was the sheriff of the town.
And we loved each other.
We loved each other very much.
- Anthony Quinn

I am now quite cured of seeking pleasure in society,
be it country or town.
A sensible man ought to find sufficient company in himself.
- Emily Bronte

The Animals were a very separate and dissonant group at the time.
We came from different backgrounds, different areas -
we didn't even come from the same town,
basically.
- Alan Price

It's nice to come into a town and be referred to as
the manager of the Cleveland Indians instead of as the first black manager.
- Frank Robinson

I grew up in Michigan, in a very small town,
Centreville.
In my graduating class, I had like 92 people.
- Verne Troyer

My father was a Norwegian who came from a small town near Oslo.
He broke his arm at the elbow when he was 14,
and they amputated it.
- Roald Dahl

Amsterdam was a great surprise to me.
I had always thought of Venice as the city of canals;
it had never entered my mind that I should find similar
conditions in a Dutch town.
- James Weldon Johnson

Every time I show up to do something here it's considered a comeback.
If I came into town and they didn't call it that,
I'd be disappointed.
- Sheena Easton

I'm the oldest antique in town.
- Norman Rockwell

There were only two other Chinese families in this town of 25,000,
but to our parents, the determining factor was the
quality of the public school system.
- Steven Chu

Two of the cruelest, most primitive punishments our
town deals out to those who fall from favor are the
empty mailbox and the silent telephone.
- Hedda Hopper

People are so helpful.
People will stop what they're doing to show you something,
to walk with you through a section of the town,
or explain how a suspension bridge really works.
- David McCullough

An association of men who will not quarrel with one another
is a thing which has never yet existed,
from the greatest confederacy of nations
down to a town meeting or a vestry.
- Thomas Jefferson

The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow.
- Bill Gates

Memphis is a great town, man.
There's a great musical community here.
I'm trying to fit in.
- Charles Moore

My mother was the prettiest woman in the town.
He was a bit older than her.
They made me.
And he split.
- Pierce Brosnan

No, I did night clubs right here in Los Angeles.
My partner, Phil Erickson, put me in the business,
a guy from my home town, a dear friend who we just
lost a couple of months ago.
- Dick Van Dyke

The politics of the Cape Town Metro,
which allows an executive Mayoral committee to make
secret decisions which affect you,
behind closed doors, is wrong!
- Mangosuthu Buthelezi

New Yorkers may think they're on some cutting edge,
but that's not especially true.
It is, however, the most exciting heterogeneous mess
of a town I've ever seen.
- Carter Burwell

The town caught fire in several places,
shells crashed and burst, and solid shot rained like hail.
- James Longstreet

If Washington is a two-party town, why can't Hollywood be one too?
- Jon Voight

You wouldn't believe how the town was named for me.
I was met by the whole population, headed by the mayor.
- Lillie Langtry

Any institution becomes a community -
whether it's a high school or a boarding school or
a publishing company or a small town where everybody
knows certain things about people.
- Alice Hoffman


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