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Towns Quotes

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In America, I would say New York and New Orleans are
the two most interesting food towns.
In New Orleans, they don't have a bad deli.
There's no mediocrity accepted.
- Mario Batali

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That seemed to be the case with most of the teams based in the smaller towns -
the fans were more rabid,
and they wanted to literally kill the opposition.
- Bob Cousy

The fortified towns of the Hurons were all on the side
exposed to Iroquois incursions.
- Francis Parkman

There is a tone of morality throughout the rural districts of England,
which is unhappily wanting in the large towns and the
centres of particular manufactures.
- Henry Mayhew

 

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

We set the town on fire and burned down every house
as a warning to other small towns along the river.
- Knute Nelson

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

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Towns find it as hard as houses of business to rise again from ruin.
- Honore de Balzac

A total of 1,580 people, the civilian population,
suffered as a result of the bloody wave of terrorist
acts that swept over Moscow and other towns and villages of our country.
- Boris Yeltsin

I've had women who move to the towns I'm living in,
just pack up and move there, never even met 'em before,
'cause they heard I lived there.
- GG Allin

Towns oftener swamp one than carry one out onto the big ocean of life.
- David Herbert Lawrence

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

Rural towns aren't always idyllic.
It's easy to feel trapped and be aware of social hypocrisy.
- Bill Pullman

I hate small towns because once you've seen the cannon
in the park there's nothing else to do.
- Lenny Bruce

Winter lies too long in country towns;
hangs on until it is stale and shabby,
old and sullen.
- Willa Cather

Country people give me more than writers,
and country places than towns.
- Leonard Alfred George Strong

I gained direct knowledge of the life of the poor in big towns:
I have lived the narrowing mechanism of its conditioning and feared it.
- Ella Maillart

My great love is my home county of Cornwall,
I love to sit and watch people enjoying themselves
on the beaches and in the harbour towns of Cornwall.
- John Dyer

But instead of that stuff you get relationships with
people and neighbors that you would never get in a city.
People in small towns are a lot more open.
- Genevieve Gorder

What kind of crops do they raise in the towns? Only Grand Dukes,
Bolsheviks and drunkards!
- Ernest Poole

Jeremiah has to lament that there are as many altars as towns in Judah.
- Julius Wellhausen

Towns and cities throughout the United States have
opened their hearts and homes to thousands of families
displaced from their homes as a result of this horrific storm.
- Jo Bonner

A collection of huts surrounded by a barbed wire fence,
and in the huts lived 500 of the original inhabitants of our area.
And so it went with many country towns around Australia.
- Phillip Noyce

President Johnson and I have a lot in common.
We were both born in small towns and we're both fortunate
in the fact that we think we married above ourselves.
- Richard M. Nixon

I think in small towns like this one,
whether you're a man or a woman, you basically do what there is to do.
- Estelle Parsons

I was studying American politicians who were searching -
allegedly -
for American communists because it would put them on
the front pages of the papers in their home towns.
- Robert Vaughn

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

When news of the crash came, probably a lot of people
in small towns and farms across America felt a sense
of grim satisfaction that the sinners had finally been
punished for their wicked ways.
- Ron Chernow

I remember the evacuee children from towns and cities
throwing stones at the farm animals.
When we explained that if you did that you wouldn't have any milk,
meat or eggs, they soon learned to respect the animals.
- Mary Wesley

I suppose more than anything, it's the way of life
in this part of the country that influences my writing.
In Eastern North Carolina, with the exception of Wilmington,
most people live in small towns.
- Nicholas Sparks

Challenge America grants go to the towns and hamlets
of this sprawling country,
where big touring companies will rarely go,
and major actors, actresses, writers and artists may never appear in person.
- Louise Slaughter

In some of the middle colonies the towns and counties
were both active and had a relation with each other
which was the forerunner of the present system of local
government in the Western States.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

While tributes to Americans who had lost their lives
in battle had been held in a number of towns across the nation,
one of the more well-known stories about the beginnings
of Memorial Day is the story about General John Logan.
- John Linder

It's incredible when I'm out in these towns.
I have people telling me they were waiting for hours
just to meet me and get my autograph.
I feel so guilty.
I always feel like I have to give them more than just Kato Kaelin.
- Kato Kaelin

I don't always set stories in villages,
more often in towns.
But always in smallish communities because the characters'
actions are more visible there,
and the dramatic tension is heightened.
- Joanna Trollope

What we don't talk about enough is Ohio's unique and
remarkable quality of life.
We are a state of cities, small towns and growing suburbs
where life is affordable and destinations within reach.
There is no better place to raise a family.
- Bob Taft

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

In addition to a timeline, I have proposed that U.S.
troops be removed from front line combat positions
in Iraqi cities and towns,
turning over daily security patrols,
interactions with citizens,
and any offensive security actions to the Iraqis themselves.
- Peter DeFazio

There is a number among us, young and old,
of all sorts almost among us, that swarm up and down towns,
and woods, and fields, whose care and work hitherto hath been like bees,
only to get honey to their own hive.
- Thomas Shepard

Towns are suffering from all these things,
we should unite until we are all satisfied,
man cannot be killing each other as if we were animals,
as if we had no culture; that is a lack of culture.
- Compay Segundo

We are fans because the game also appeals to our local pride,
our pleasure in thinking of ourselves as,
yes, Americans but nonetheless different from residents of other towns,
other states, other regions.
- John Thorn

The world generally speaking is now drifting on a more
and more devastating course towards the absurd target of extermination -
or rather,
to be more exact - of the northern hemisphere's towns,
fields, and the people who have developed our civilization.
- Alva Myrdal

First and foremost it's important that we're able to
put something back in the game,
which we have always done.
We're doing this to help needy charities along with
the police forces in different towns and cities.
- Bobby Hull

King of England, and you, duke of Bedford,
who call yourself regent of the kingdom of France...
settle your debt to the king of Heaven;
return to the Maiden,
who is envoy of the king of Heaven, the keys to all
the good towns you took and violated in France.
- Joan of Arc

Social Democratic and trade union organs have approved
of the illegal invasion of Belgium,
of the massacre of suspected guerrillas,
as well as their wives and children,
as well as the destruction of their homes in various towns and districts.
- Clara Zetkin

One-newspaper towns are not good because all the surviving
newspaper does is print money.
They make 25 percent on their money every year,
and if they go down to 22 percent, they start laying people off.
- Pat Oliphant

One of the cries from the people was,
don't forget us.
They have a long road ahead of them.
Operation Blessing has found those little fishing towns.
They will not be getting what other towns are getting from the government.
- Connie Sellecca

The soldiers did go away and their towns were torn down;
and in the Moon of Falling Leaves (November),
they made a treaty with Red Cloud that said our country
would be ours as long as grass should grow and water flow.
- Black Elk

The thing about that too is that we had the same extras everyday.
It was such a community.
It was like a microcosmic little town.
We were like all little towns people with extras and a crew.
- Erika Christensen

It is interesting to be here and to see that for certain
actors they have to live in a way that you think of
nobody living anymore except for in small towns.
They have such elaborate double lives.
- Bill Condon

I meet a lot of young people in the Midwest,
and I saw what a difference a show like In the Life
can make to their lives in some of these small towns where,
you know, there are probably two gay people in the whole damn town.
- Lesley Gore

Arles is certainly one of the most interesting towns I have ever seen,
whether viewed as a place remarkable for the objects
of antiquity it contains,
or for the primitive manners of its inhabitants and
its picturesque appearance.
- Marguerite Gardiner

Have you ever, on a cloudless night,
looked down from a passing aircraft flying over Canada? Endless,
glowing strings of cities, towns, and homesteads.
Stretching on and on, one province to the next.
With only the stars in the distance.
- Paul Martin

My films play only in Bengal, and my audience is the
educated middle class in the cities and small towns.
They also play in Bombay, Madras and Delhi where there is a Bengali population.
- Satyajit Ray

When I go to farms or little towns, I am always surprised
at the discontent I find.
And New York, too often, has looked across the sea toward Europe.
And all of us who turn our eyes away from what we have are missing life.
- Norman Rockwell

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

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)

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

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

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

We entered Gettysburg in the afternoon,
just in time to meet the enemy entering the town,
and in good season to drive him back before his getting a foothold.
- John Buford

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

There are things about growing up in a small town that
you can't necessarily quantify.
- Brandon Routh

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

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

I modelled my looks on the town tramp.
- Dolly Parton

I live in Hamburg; that's in the north.
And I live on the outskirts of town.
It looks like countryside.
- Cornelia Funke

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

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


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