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Cities Quotes

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People in cities may forget the soil for as long as a hundred years,
but Mother Nature's memory is long and she will not
let them forget indefinitely.
- Henry Cantwell Wallace

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Cities are the greatest creations of humanity.
- Daniel Libeskind

To walk through the ruined cities of Germany is to
feel an actual doubt about the continuity of civilization.
- George Orwell

There are enough Poles in Chicago to make up one of
the largest cities in Poland.
- Suzanne Fields

 

We of America are especially fitted to visualize and
to understand the marvellous transformation of a wilderness
into a land of splendid cities.
- James H. Breasted

So that I saw music as a way of documenting realities
from the urban cities of Latin America.
- Ruben Blades

Forget the damned motor car and build the cities for lovers and friends.
- Lewis Mumford

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As the number of available jobs has decreased in border states like Texas,
cities halfway across America have begun to see an
influx of illegal immigrants in search of employment.
- Spencer Bachus

Divine Nature gave the fields, human art built the cities.
- Marcus Terentius Varro

Very few cities in the NHL have the history or the
following of the Detroit Red Wings.
- Steve Yzerman

Taking the entire globe, if North America and Western
Europe can be called the 'cities of the world',
then Asia, Africa and Latin America constitute 'the
rural areas of the world'.
- Lin Biao

We've achieved this feeling, for instance,
with the colors.
The colors in the park are harmonious with each other,
not like in big cities where they don't.
- John Hench

I had been in so many towns and cities in America with John Kennedy,
but I was not with him in Dallas, Texas,
on November 21, 1963.
- Pierre Salinger

I should add that I very much enjoy certain cities especially Paris,
New York and Chicago.
- Jim Harrison

The Full Monty, ah, it's superb.
The Full Monty showed how life really is in certain cities of England.
- Mark Roberts

America will be far safer if we reduce the chances
of a terrorist attack in one of our cities than if
we diminish the civil liberties of our own people.
- Nancy Pelosi

I went on to Cincinnati.
I had got a taste of the big cities and them bright lights.
I stayed there until I was about 18 or 19 and then I went on to Detroit.
- John Lee Hooker

Unlike most major American cities, Honolulu is geographically
insulated from the rest of the country.
When disaster strikes we cannot call on neighboring states for assistance.
- Daniel Akaka

A culture, we all know, is made by its cities.
- Derek Walcott

Australia as a nation, as a set of cities and some regional centres,
that project died a death and we didn't get it up,
but I still think there's merit in that.
- Susan Oliver

I can set up shop anywhere.
I've got my oils, I've got my yoga mat and I'm good to go.
I must know good yoga classes in about 25 cities on this planet.
- Minnie Driver

Nature made the fields and man the cities.
- Marcus Terentius Varro

There are certain romances that belong in certain cities,
in a certain atmosphere, in a certain time.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.

Cities must be fun.
- James Rouse

I never yet feared those men who set a place apart
in the middle of their cities where they gather to
cheat one another and swear oaths which they break.
- Herodotus

I had traveled 10 states and played over 50 cities by the time I was 4.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.

If most American cities are about the consumption of culture,
Los Angeles and New York are about the production of culture -
not only national culture but global culture.
- Barbara Kruger

London, thou art the flower of cities all!
- William Dunbar

An architect should live as little in cities as a painter.
Send him to our hills, and let him study there what
nature understands by a buttress,
and what by a dome.
- John Ruskin

We can see cities during the day and at night,
and we can watch rivers dump sediment into the ocean,
and see hurricanes form.
- Sally Ride

The current administration has made the decision to
cut dollars going for community development block grants,
for various incentives to bring cities back.
- Stephanie Tubbs Jones

The cities and mansions that people dream of are those
in which they finally live.
- Lewis Mumford

As a rule, our largest cities are the worst governed.
- Josiah Strong

I've searched all the parks in all the cities and found
no statues of committees.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

There are at least 50 cities in the world that would
have liked to obtain the Getty Collection.
- Paul Getty

Technological considerations are of great importance
to architecture and cities in the informational society.
- Kenzo Tange

Poverty and the rule of race that is called apartheid
drive the Transkeian migrant from security on the land to work in the cities,
and then back again.
- Ruth First

So what this is is us, our personalities refined down
on to a stage performance.
In other words, the way we play is the end product of the way we live -
we live in the cities,
you see.
- Alice Cooper

Traveling, you realize that differences are lost:
each city takes to resembling all cities,
places exchange their form, order, distances,
a shapeless dust cloud invades the continents.
- Italo Calvino

Now I know what it's like to be a rock star.
No, I didn't sleep with 5 groupies at once.
But I was interviewed about 45 times in 5 days in 3 cities.
- Tony Visconti

There isn't much discussion of ruling class in America even in Boston,
probably one of the most class-conscious cities in the country?
- Iris Chang

There are so many lovely cities around the U.S.,
around the world, that it's almost impossible to pick one.
- Isaac Hanson

Street and park trees provide tremendous benefits to cities.
- Gavin Newsom

By the way, I understand that now you can have the
Times delivered to your door here in the Twin Cities.
- Harrison Salisbury

Having covered some half a hundred cities,
towns, villages, and wide spots in the road during the last tow years,
George and I fairly wallowed in the comfort of our own home base.
- Martin Milner

Cities produce in me melancholy or a tension I don't need.
- David Guterson

People going into the cities for the opportunities
and the towns are getting older,
no young people.
- Rachel Griffiths

The trouble with those people is that they think all
the best things are made in the cities.
It is not so.
- Ernest Poole

When there were fears about the future of this nation's older cities...
when a few of the cities teetered on the brink of bankruptcy,
all eyes were focused on Chicago for contrast.
- Jane Byrne

We do not look in our great cities for our best morality.
- Jane Austen

Cities, like cats, will reveal themselves at night.
- Rupert Brooke

We are, by many measures, one of the more diverse cities in the country,
growing more diverse all the time, and one of the more
harmonious in terms of how we live together.
- John Hickenlooper

You can look at the West Bank.
Cities are like prisons.
They can be closed quickly by the Israeli forces,
and everything stops in these cities.
This is the result of Oslo.
- Hassan Nasrallah

Men of sense often learn from their enemies.
It is from their foes, not their friends,
that cities learn the lesson of building high walls and ships of war.
- Aristophanes

China's ability to deliver nuclear warheads on American cities is expanding.
- Lee H. Hamilton

When we get piled upon one another
in large cities, as in Europe,
we shall become as corrupt as Europe.
- Thomas Jefferson

Money is the worst currency that ever grew among mankind.
This sacks cities, this drives men from their homes,
this teaches and corrupts the worthiest minds to turn base deeds.
- Sophocles

We must have an America in which White men and women can live and work,
in their homes and in the streets of our cities,
without fear.
- George Lincoln Rockwell

In cities like New York and Austin, there's much more
of a social context for music than in other places.
- John Cale

Iran has long sponsored terrorists who carry out homicide
bombings in Israeli cities.
However, it is a mistake to believe the danger Iran
poses is directed at Israel alone.
- John Doolittle

All cities are mad: but the madness is gallant.
All cities are beautiful: but the beauty is grim.
- Christopher Morley

The international game has changed for bidding cities.
- Peter Ueberroth

I have never felt salvation in nature.
I love cities above all.
- Michelangelo

And one by one the nights between our separated cities
are joined to the night that unites us.
- Pablo Neruda

And those are the Rich, who transmit what they have to their Posterity;
whereby particular Families become rich;
and of such are compounded Cities,
Countries, Nations, etc.
- Dudley North

There's no unemployment in squatter cities.
Everyone works.
One-sixth of humanity is there.
It's soon going to be more than that.
- Stewart Brand

We didn't make the mistakes that many other cities did.
- Ivan Allen

The Treasury Department would use the interest from
these securities to hire U.S.
companies to build Saudi Arabia - new cities,
new infrastructure - which we've done.
- John Perkins

Memory is not an instrument for exploring the past but its theatre.
It is the medium of past experience,
as the ground is the medium in which dead cities lie interred.
- Walter Benjamin

Marriage is the mother of the world.
It preserves kingdoms, and fills cities and churches,
and heaven itself.
- Jeremy Taylor

I remember a tour where we played 50 cities in 56 days.
We also went to Europe a couple of times.
- Jack Irons


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