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City Quotes

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You have to leave the city of your comfort
and go into the wilderness of your intuition.
What you'll discover will be wonderful.
What you'll discover is yourself.
- Alan Alda

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We are all one whether we dine on corned beef in New York City,
black-eyed peas and cornbread in rural Louisiana,
or roast guinea pig in Peru.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A city building, you experience when you walk;
a suburban building,
you experience when you drive.
- Helmut Jahn

We should concentrate our work not only to a separated
housing problem but housing involved in our daily work
and all the other functions of the city.
- Alvar Aalto

 

It is possible to provide security against other ills,
but as far as death is concerned, we men live in a city without walls.
- Epicurus

All of the books in the world contain no more information
than is broadcast as video in a single large American city in a single year.
Not all bits have equal value.
- Carl Sagan

THE fog comes
on little cat feet.
It sits looking
over harbor and city
on silent haunches
and then moves on.
- Carl Sandburg

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I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage
is being able to make a right turn on a red light.
- the Woody Allen movie Annie Hall

Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city,
it might be better to change the locks.
- Doug Larson

Because of my father, we are that Shining City on a Hill.
- Michael Reagan

Happiness is having a large, loving, caring,
close-knit family in another city.
- George Burns

New York City is a great monument
to the power of money and greed...
a race for rent.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Washington is a city of
Southern efficiency and Northern charm.
- John F. Kennedy

This is the city of dreamers and time and again it's
the place where the greatest dream of all,
the American dream, has been tested and has triumphed.
- Michael Bloomberg

Rome has not seen a modern building in more than half a century.
It is a city frozen in time.
- Richard Meier

Everything that I have professionally,
and so much of what I have personally,
is because of this great, fair city,
and to see it being drowned like this is almost unbearable.
- Harry Connick, Jr.

Washington isn't a city, it's an abstraction.
- Dylan Thomas

In fact, even the perception of a resurgence in crime
can be enough to paralyze business momentum and destroy
the sense of security that a vibrant and progressive city requires.
- Alan Autry

San Franciscans know we live in the most beautiful city in the world,
a jewel on the edge of the Golden Gate.
- Gavin Newsom

The mind of the Renaissance was not a pilgrim mind,
but a sedentary city mind, like that of the ancients.
- George Santayana

Business as usual will not be accepted by any part of this city.
- Harold Washington

I think of the New York City Ballet as the Yankees
without George Steinbrenner.
- John Guare

It doesn't matter what you're trying to accomplish.
It's all a matter of discipline.
I was determined to discover what life held for me
beyond the inner-city streets.
- Wilma Rudolph

I know that New York City remains the highest density
urban area in the country and by far dedicates more
of its own funds to fighting terrorism than any other municipality.
- Jose Serrano

Inner city education must change.
Our responsibility is not merely to provide access to knowledge;
we must produce educated people.
- James L. Farmer, Jr.

We cannot ignore the disparity in resources that continue
to plague many of our school systems,
especially those serving predominantly inner-city minority
and impoverished children.
- Diane Watson

And then 45 years later, as I finished my career in
the great city of Cleveland,
that was another great way to end my career,
going to the World Series.
- Dave Winfield

Right now a lot of people are still choosing to go
to Toronto instead of shooting in New York City,
something I haven't done and something I hope I'll never have to do.
- Spike Lee

My boyhood life in New York City has impressed me with
the popular ignorance and also with the great need
of something better than local lore and weather proverbs.
- Cleveland Abbe

A city whose living immediacy is so urgent that when
I am in it I lose all sense of the past.
- Kenneth Tynan

We are the safest large city in America,
but any crime rate is too high.
- Michael Bloomberg

For my part, I plan to work out a fair and adequate
redistribution of city services to all city neighborhoods.
- Jane Byrne

A city that outdistances man's walking powers is a trap for man.
- Arnold J. Toynbee

My father, Robert Ernst, was teaching as an architect
at the technical high school of our city.
- Richard Ernst

I'm convinced that the place, if you have your druthers,
to go to have that experience is New York City.
- Dabney Coleman

If you look at the data, the inner city that was the
riot zone lost 55,000 jobs in the ten years from 1992 to 2002,
instead of gaining a surplus of 50,000.
- Tom Hayden

When I was in high school I moved from the big city
to a tiny village of 500 people in Vermont.
It was like The Waltons!
- Daphne Zuniga

But they who give straight judgements to strangers
and to those of the land and do not transgress what is just,
for them the city flourishes and its people prosper.
- Hesiod

The next day, I got a phone call from him and he told
me to come and read for a movie called New Jack City.
So I went over there and they told me I was gonna wear dreads and play a cop.
- Ice T

They divided the city into three electoral wards,
and in one ward there was 70 percent of the people,
the Catholic population, and they elected eight representatives to the city council.
- John Hume

Butte was once a grand city.
To me, that city is like one big stage for Edward Hopper.
You could put your camera anywhere, and you felt you
were looking at his paintings.
- Wim Wenders

No place epitomizes the American experience and the
American spirit more than New York City.
- Michael Bloomberg

I was born in Champaign in 1918.
From the neighborhood elementary and intermediate schools,
I went to the University High School in the twin city,
Urbana.
- James Tobin

This city can be kind of brutal, so you see your dreams
from every different angle,
but ultimately it's about acting and if you enjoy acting,
you will always enjoy acting.
- Radha Mitchell

I was able to work with the best musicians in Kansas
City starting when I was really young.
- Pat Metheny

I liked Berkeley tremendously, Berkeley was a very leftist campus.
I came to love that city as much as I love Paris or
the south of France or New York.
- Whitfield Diffie

The New York City Ballet is obviously speaking to a
whole new generation and bringing it the same wonder
and beauty that it brought previous generations.
- Robert Caro

I've been in New York City now for 22 years.
- Julie Gold

I think after 1970 or so, after I sold Soul City,
I took off for awhile and didn't do too many gigs.
- Johnny Rivers

I like going to New York.
I like the galleries and the theatre and the restaurants and bars and music.
I think that city is more alive than Los Angeles.
- Sara Gilbert

A Mediterranean city is really my culture.
- Zinedine Zidane

And we did it because it's time for City Hall to stop
looking out for City Hall and start looking out for
the people like you and me who are footing the bill.
- Laura Miller

From 1966 to 1970 I served as Chairman of the New Haven City Plan Commission.
- James Tobin

The life of a dancer is tragically short.
What is remarkable about the New York City Ballet is
that it makes us forget that.
Because it keeps the ballet alive.
- John Guare

I am planning a one-man art show of original Batman
oil paintings that I will show in New York City.
- Bob Kane

Black people are victims of an enormous amount of violence.
None of those things can take place without the complicity
of the people who run the schools and the city.
- Toni Morrison

Solomon's temple also was designed to increase the
attractiveness of the city of his residence.
- Julius Wellhausen

We saw hundreds of programs to redevelop the central city,
the neighborhoods, in the past.
- Jane Byrne

Not houses finely roofed or the stones of walls well builded,
nay nor canals and dockyards make the city,
but men able to use their opportunity.
- Alcaeus

I think there is something about coming to a city to
work that puts you in touch with it in a different way.
- Marilyn Hacker

It's wasteful spending like this that not only forces
tax increases and cuts in vital services...
but also really make you wonder: who is City Hall looking out for?
- Laura Miller

But a city is more than a place in space,
it is a drama in time.
- Patrick Geddes

The most that somebody in Mexico City will get paid
for a job in construction is 100 pesos a day.
- Alma Guillermoprieto

Listen, if the mayor wants to have a debate about education in this city,
I got three words: bring it on.
- Anthony Weiner

I like doing business in a black city.
- Yaphet Kotto

You learn just by trying and experimenting.
By the time I was 14, I had my own comic strip in the Kansas City paper.
- Mort Walker

You don't need a city charter to know that education
is the foundation of any community.
- Alan Autry

The same things go on everywhere, whether you're from the city,
the country or wherever.
- Bubba Sparxxx

Brooklyn was the most wonderful city a man could play in,
and the fans there were the most loyal there were.
- Pee Wee Reese

The city of Wildwood has been fantastic in helping
us and supporting this event.
This is a small way of the Soul saying thanks to our fans.
- Ron Jaworski

The thing generally raised on city land is taxes.
- Charles Dudley Warner


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