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In the city a funeral is just an interruption of traffic; in the country it is a form of popular entertainment.

Tags: Country, Popular  ✍ Author: George Ade

London was a really multi-racial city ... It's incredible how comfortable people are with race there.

Tags: London, Race  ✍ Author: Sade Adu

To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.

Tags: Extent, Seen  ✍ Author: Spiro T. Agnew

I've been in many of them and to some extent I would have to say this; if you've seen one city slum you've seen them all.

Tags: Extent, Seen  ✍ Author: Spiro T. Agnew

I didn't say I wouldn't go into ghetto areas. I've been in many of them and to some extent I would say this; if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.

Tags: Ghetto, Seen  ✍ Author: Spiro T. Agnew

A great city is not to be confounded with a populous one.

Tags: Confounded, Great  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

Washington is a city of Southern efficiency and Northern charm.

Tags: Charm, Washington  ✍ Author: John F. Kennedy

By including women in decision-making, city governments will be in a better position to fulfill their responsibility to ensure the safety of their residents, especially women and girls.

Tags: Position, Women  ✍ Author: Michelle Bachelet

The streets and alleys of the ward were notoriously filthy, and the contractors habitually neglected them, not failing, however, to draw their regular payments from the city treasury.

Tags: Failing, However  ✍ Author: Ray Stannard Baker

A city is not gauged by its length and width, but by the broadness of its vision and the height of its dreams.

Tags: Dreams, Vision  ✍ Author: Herb Caen

I was Chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. As you know, there are twelve banks and they have their citizens board, and I got elected to the Fed Chairmanship for the Federal Reserve Kansas City Bank back in the mid-'90s. It might have been 1995-'96.

Tags: Bank, Might  ✍ Author: Herman Cain

In New York City, everybody goes into therapy.

Tags: Everybody, Goes  ✍ Author: Claire Danes

'New Jack City' and 'Boyz 'N the Hood' are realities, but movies like 'Strictly Business' are realities, too.

Tags: Business, Movies  ✍ Author: Tommy Davidson

Your brain is built of cells called neurons and glia - hundreds of billions of them. Each one of these cells is as complicated as a city.

Tags: Brain, Cells  ✍ Author: Lawrence Eagleburger

There's a long tradition of people from the South living in New York City.

Tags: Living, York  ✍ Author: Steve Earle

I did children's theater when I was younger, and then when I was about 14 I started doing theater in New York City.

Tags: Children, Started  ✍ Author: Jesse Eisenberg

Every city is always changing, on its own trajectory.

Tags: Changing, Trajectory  ✍ Author: Mircea Eliade

In the past Berlin was much more radical and extreme and now it's becoming much more of a conventional European city.

Tags: Becoming, Past  ✍ Author: Mircea Eliade

It would be wrong to say that the city of Berlin is not regulated. What I think is more interesting is to what extent a city creates a sort of safe haven for its users, so that people feel confident that the city works on their behalf.

Tags: Works, Wrong  ✍ Author: Mircea Eliade

You know what's nice about Montreal? Not only is it a beautiful city, but you have Cuban cigars.

Tags: Beautiful, Nice  ✍ Author: Jamie Farr

I'd ban all automobiles from the central part of the city. You see, the automobile was just a passing fad. It's got to go. It's got to go a long way from here.

Tags: Here, Passing  ✍ Author: Lawrence Ferlinghetti

New York is my favorite city in the world.

Tags: Favorite, York  ✍ Author: Liam Gallagher

I've always lived in a city.

Tags: Lived  ✍ Author: Ana Gasteyer

Until we're educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do.

Tags: Kid, Until  ✍ Author: Bill Gates

No one thinks of Mexico and Peru as black. But Mexico and Peru together got 700,000 Africans in the slave trade. The coast of Acapulco was a black city in the 1870s. And the Veracruz Coast on the gulf of Mexico and the Costa Chica, south of Acapulco are traditional black lands.

Tags: Black, Together  ✍ Author: Henry Louis Gates
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When we did the sign outside, we did not do the cigarette or the mug of beer because it was going to be outside. I wasn't sure if the city would object.

Tags: Beer, Sure  ✍ Author: Henry Louis Gates

New York is the only city that I have ever lived in that I have felt at home.

Tags: Felt, Home  ✍ Author: Edi Gathegi

Manhattan... capital of the 20th century, a city that has fascinated me for more than three decades.

Tags: Century, Three  ✍ Author: Jurgen Habermas

Paris is a wonderful city. I can't say I belong to an especially anglophone community.

Tags: Community, Wonderful  ✍ Author: Marilyn Hacker

I really love Miami, but I don't think the architecture matches the city. It's a bit too commercial.

Tags: Bit, Love  ✍ Author: Zaha Hadid

I'm preparing for a multimedia theater piece, Airport Music, that's coming up in New York City.

Tags: Coming, Music  ✍ Author: Sammy Hagar

As long as I am mayor of this city the great industries are secure.

Tags: Great, Secure  ✍ Author: Frank Hague

I couldn't be more excited to return to the ING New York City Marathon.

Tags: Excited, Return  ✍ Author: Ryan Hall

Every city in the world always has a gang, a street gang, or the so-called outcasts.

Tags: Gang, Street  ✍ Author: Jimi Hendrix

Liverpool fans were great to me, I still live near the city and they always come up and shake my hand.

Tags: Great, Hand  ✍ Author: Paul Ince

In Copenhagen, there's a long-term commitment to creating a well-functioning pedestrian city where all forms of movement - pedestrian, bicycles, cars, public transportation - are accommodated with equal priority.

Tags: Commitment, Public  ✍ Author: Bjarke Ingels

The permanent power brokers of this city are the columnists.

Tags: Permanent, Power  ✍ Author: Arne Jacobsen

Washington is the only city in the world where you can go to a black-tie dinner and there at the foot of the table is a television set up to catch a press conference.

Tags: Dinner, Television  ✍ Author: Arne Jacobsen

Those 3,000 jobs in Sioux Falls, based on our population back then in Sioux Falls, would have taken 300,000 jobs in New York City to equal it at Citibank.

Tags: Jobs, Taken  ✍ Author: Bill Janklow

The arts are an integral part of the city's economic progress.

Tags: Economic, Progress  ✍ Author: Karen Kain

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

Tags: Art, Show  ✍ Author: Bob Kane

I want to experience Dallas. It's a new city where I see new business opportunities.

Tags: Business, Experience  ✍ Author: Rob Kardashian

You know where entrepreneurship in my opinion has to go? Into the inner city.

Tags: Inner, Opinion  ✍ Author: John Kasich

I came here because the city has a tradition and is a very respected food city.

Tags: Food, Here  ✍ Author: Emeril Lagasse

Every city has a Donald Trump; ours is just the Trumpiest.

Tags: Donald, Ours  ✍ Author: Padma Lakshmi

Los Angeles can be a really sad city.

Tags: Angeles, Sad  ✍ Author: Adam Lambert

You burned the city of London in our houses and we felt the flames.

Tags: Felt, London  ✍ Author: Archibald MacLeish

I am not really retired, and may never be completely, but I can't think of a better place to contemplate retirement than New York City.

Tags: May, Place  ✍ Author: Robert MacNeil

I really feel that New York City is the greatest city in the world.

Tags: Greatest, York  ✍ Author: Gabriel Macht

Having a place out of the city is a shortcut toward the mental reset I need.

Tags: Place, Toward  ✍ Author: Rachel Maddow

I have been blessed to visit the Holy City of Mecca.

Tags: Blessed, Holy  ✍ Author: Malcolm X

I love New York City.

Tags: Love, York  ✍ Author: Li Na

The ancillary aspect of every British city now is the council estate.

Tags: British, Council  ✍ Author: V. S. Naipaul

We need a real tent city in the heart of Moscow.

Tags: Heart, Real  ✍ Author: Bruce Nauman

My parents had been involved in the labor movement; if we'd grown up in the city, we would have been red-diaper babies.

Tags: Labor, Parents  ✍ Author: Holly Near

I went to acting school in New York City for two years. I studied with Stella Adler.

Tags: Acting, School  ✍ Author: Judd Nelson

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

Tags: Beautiful, Golden  ✍ Author: Gavin Newsom

I feel most strongly about Jerusalem, because architects ultimately have to address that city.

Tags: Architects, Jerusalem  ✍ Author: Ben Nicholson

I go to Paris, I go to London, I go to Rome, and I always say, 'There's no place like New York. It's the most exciting city in the world now. That's the way it is. That's it.'

Tags: Exciting, Place  ✍ Author: Anais Nin

Nature is a petrified magic city.

Tags: Magic, Nature  ✍ Author: Novalis

If you see me in New York, you'll probably see me on my bicycle riding furiously between a city bus and a taxi cab, hitting one of them on the side and yelling at them.

Tags: Between, Side  ✍ Author: Denis O\'Hare

I spend a lot of time in Los Angeles, but I probably wouldn't say it's my favorite city.

Tags: Spend, Time  ✍ Author: Terry O\'Quinn

I love the city and the people here. I've been with them for many years and I fought alongside them.

Tags: Here, Love  ✍ Author: Bob Paisley

Candidate Obama promised to fundamentally transform America and that's one promise he has kept. Turning a shining city on a hill into a sinking ship.

Tags: America, Promise  ✍ Author: Sarah Palin

I want to describe the psychological state of the people in a certain city.

Tags: Describe, State  ✍ Author: Gwyneth Paltrow

One of the things I love about 'Rubicon' is I really recognize the New York City that they're depicting in it, having lived here for 15 years.

Tags: Here, Love  ✍ Author: Annie Parisse

We have been actively trying to have New York City host the 2012 Olympics.

Tags: Trying, York  ✍ Author: George Pataki

This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.

Tags: Citizens  ✍ Author: Sylvia Plath

My first gig was at Radio City Music Hall when I was 13.

Tags: Music, Radio  ✍ Author: Questlove

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

Tags: Dad, Father  ✍ Author: Michael Reagan

I don't often go to a place just to check out all the cultural sites of a city.

Tags: Often, Place  ✍ Author: Steve Sabol

New York is a fantastic city.

Tags: Fantastic, York  ✍ Author: Marat Safin

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

Tags: Mind, Pilgrim  ✍ Author: George Santayana

In Riyadh, there's going to be a huge project that will house at least 12,000 units with inhabitants of approximately 150,000 people. It's like a city within a city.

Tags: House, Within  ✍ Author: Al-Waleed bin Talal

I live in Los Angeles, which is the second most polluted city in the world, and I wake up in the morning to dirt all over my window.

Tags: Morning, Second  ✍ Author: Tim Tebow

For three years, the 'Meistersinger' score was a ball and chain to me. It went with me to every city and concert hall.

Tags: Ball, Three  ✍ Author: Bryn Terfel

Chicago is not the most corrupt American city. It's the most theatrically corrupt.

Tags: American, Corrupt  ✍ Author: Studs Terkel

I'm the No. 1 developer in New York, I'm the biggest in Atlantic City, and maybe we'll keep it that way.

Tags: Keep, Maybe  ✍ Author: Donald Trump

It's not, 'We have a city to bid, now let's go check in with the federal government'.

Tags: Check, Government  ✍ Author: Peter Ueberroth

Oh, it was so hard to leave Paris, just about my favorite city in the world.

Tags: Hard, Leave  ✍ Author: Tony Visconti

I use the city because it saves time, I don't have to do a lot of research on the setting.

Tags: Research, Time  ✍ Author: Walter Wager

I like Toronto a lot, it's a good city. The only thing that really annoys me about Toronto is that you're turning Maple Leaf Gardens into a grocery store, which is absolutely nothing short of disgusting.

Tags: Good, Short  ✍ Author: Rick Wakeman

Because that is what such a city is, in the New World, a writer's heaven.

Tags: Heaven, Writer  ✍ Author: Derek Walcott

This is Port of Spain to me, a city ideal in its commercial and human proportions, where a citizen is a walker and not a pedestrian, and this is how Athens may have been before it became a cultural echo.

Tags: Human, May  ✍ Author: Derek Walcott

The thing generally raised on city land is taxes.

Tags: Land, Taxes  ✍ Author: Charles Dudley Warner

I like to go out and see what a city's all about.

 ✍ Author: Estella Warren

General Washington had rather incautiously encamped the bulk of his army on Long Island - a large and plentiful district about two miles from the city of New York.

Tags: General, Rather  ✍ Author: Mercy Otis Warren

My first day in Chicago, September 4, 1983. I set foot in this city, and just walking down the street, it was like roots, like the motherland. I knew I belonged here.

Tags: Here, Knew  ✍ Author: Oprah Winfrey

To look at the cross-section of any plan of a big city is to look at something like the section of a fibrous tumor.

Tags: Big, Plan  ✍ Author: Frank Lloyd Wright

The city of angels? It's the city of devils. The city of smiling cobras.

Tags: Angels, Smiling  ✍ Author: Sean Young

L.A. is a city that has given me great support for skating.

Tags: Great, Support  ✍ Author: Jong-yong Yun

I should just drive around this city and take photos of all the buildings I've been humiliated in.

Tags: Buildings, Drive  ✍ Author: Moon Unit Zappa

Talent can pop up anywhere in the world, it's not just one city block.

Tags: Anywhere, Talent  ✍ Author: Dogen Zenji

A Mediterranean city is really my culture.

Tags: Culture  ✍ Author: Zinedine Zidane

Chicago is an October sort of city even in spring.

Tags: Chicago, Spring  ✍ Author: Nelson Algren

Atlanta? I think it's the greatest city anywhere I know of.

Tags: Anywhere, Greatest  ✍ Author: Ivan Allen

The city of Atlanta has always had a good spirit.

Tags: Good, Spirit  ✍ Author: Ivan Allen

Often, city fathers blamed prostitutes for the disease, and some threatened to brand their cheeks with hot iron if they did not desist from their vices.

Tags: Hot, Often  ✍ Author: Paul Allen

I've also been working with the Challengers Club in the inner city of Los Angeles for 15 years now, I guess, and it's essentially an inner-city recreation club for boys and girls.

Tags: Guess, Working  ✍ Author: Richard Dean Anderson

Paris is a place where, for me, just walking down a street that I've never been down before is like going to a movie or something. Just wandering the city is entertainment.

Tags: Movie, Place  ✍ Author: Wes Anderson