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#1. I love England. It's no coincidence it's the first place I moved to for a more cosmopolitan life, which is the only thing Iceland lacks. - Author: Bjork
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#2. But the city makes up for its hazards and its deficiencies by supplying its citizens with massive doses of a supplementary vitamin-the sense of belonging to something unique, cosmopolitan, mighty and unparalleled ... - Author: E.B. White
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#3. In these electric times the criminal receives a cosmopolitan reputation. It is a privilege he shares with few other artists. - Author: Israel Zangwill
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#4. The notion that you go to a public institution in order to learn private information about yourself is absurd. We used to understand that when students went to universities, they would become cosmopolitan. They were leaving their neighborhoods. - Author: Richard Rodriguez
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#5. It is altogether an extraordinary growing, swarming, glittering, pushing, chattering, good-natured, cosmopolitan place, and perhaps in some ways the best imitation of Paris that can be found (with a great originality of its own). - Author: Henry James
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#6. The great minds, the great works transcend all limitations of time, of language, and of race, and the scholar can never feel initiated into the company of the elect until he can approach all of life's problems from the cosmopolitan standpoint. - Author: William Osler
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#7. I remember when I was young, many cities in the Muslim world were cosmopolitan cities with a lot of culture. - Author: Salman Rushdie
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#8. Michael Powell always used to say 'I'm a typical Englishman'. He was and he wasn't. He was very cosmopolitan and spent a lot of time in Europe. - Author: Thelma Schoonmaker
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#9. San Francisco is one of the great cultural plateaus of the world - one of the really urbane communities in the United States - one of the truly cosmopolitan places and for many, many years, it always has had a warm welcome for human beings from all over the world - Author: Duke Ellington
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#10. It's a kind of madness in cosmopolitan cities now. - Author: Sean Connery
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#11. Inside skull vast as outside skull - Author: Allen Ginsberg
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#12. Somebody once told me, black people, in and of themselves, are cosmopolitan. There's cosmopolitanism within the black experience. There's an incredible amount. - Author: Ta-Nehisi Coates
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#13. I always had this notion of a noir novel in Galway. The city is exploding, emigration has reversed, and we are fast becoming a cosmopolitan city. - Author: Ken Bruen
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#14. An astronomer must be cosmopolitan, because ignorant statesmen cannot be expected to value their services - Author: Tycho Brahe
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#15. Cosmopolitanism starts from the _singular_ individual rather than the _faceless_ collective - Author: Namsoon Kang
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#16. Cosmopolitan theology affirms and radicalizes the belief that the Divine creates each and every human being as equal to every one else as a _citizen-of-the-cosmos and that no one is either superior or inferior to the other. - Author: Namsoon Kang
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#17. It is hardly fair to blame America for the state of San Francisco, for its population is cosmopolitan and its seaport attracts the floating vice of the Pacific; but be the cause what it may, there is much room for spiritual betterment. - Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
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#18. The web will not be the container of our cosmopolitan past, like a book, because it is not a book and will never be a book, in spite of the endless gadgets and guises invented to force it into that role. - Author: Alberto Manguel
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#19. I'm a cosmopolitan sophisticate of culture and intelligence. The culmination of technology and civilized experience. - Author: Billy Joel
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#20. If I have a foreign accent - which I much regret - it is cosmopolitan, but not Teutonic. I am a daughter of the great Jewish race, and my somewhat uncultivated language is the outcome of our enforced wanderings. - Author: Sarah Bernhardt
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#21. I wanted a literate, socially intricate, and cosmopolitan world - something I could have fun destroying. - Author: R. Scott Bakker
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#22. Eric Walrond, handsome, cosmopolitan, and beguilingly enigmatic, may have been the most promising literary talent of the Harlem Renaissance ... James Davis's finely written, beautifully paced Eric Walrond is a major biography of a fascinating figure. - Author: David Levering Lewis
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#23. A policeman grips an arm to take you somewhere, but why does a wife stroke your hand? What was the purpose? It wasn't the touch Cosmopolitan had talked about, and it certainly didn't boost my mood. - Author: Matt Haig
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#24. Barack Obama is an elegant and literate man with a cosmopolitan sense of the world. He is widely read in philosophy, literature, and history - as befits a former law professor - and he has shown time and again a surprising interest in contemporary fiction. - Author: Teju Cole
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#25. People feel that European institutions are remote and bureaucratic, run by shady cosmopolitan elites. Britain is not absolutely exceptional because if you look at the opinion polls, those sentiments are now quite widespread also in continental Europe. - Author: Timothy Garton Ash
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#26. I want to affirm that thinking and living, knowing and doing, theory and practice intersect. - Author: Namsoon Kang
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#27. The fact that California was the most cosmopolitan state in the union, as a result of the gold rush, simply made white voters more susceptible to racist and xenophobic arguments. - Author: H.W. Brands
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#28. Montreal is a very cosmopolitan, sophisticated, erudite, educated, glorious city today. But it wasn't quite that way when I was growing up there. There was a lot of anti-Semitism. And I had to deal with that in an area of the city that had very few Jews. - Author: William Shatner
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#29. My parents are very modern. My father is a cosmopolitan person. He always supported the fact that I will be an actress. There is nothing else I would do rather than being an actor. - Author: Kareena Kapoor Khan
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#30. In vogue and cosmopolitan they clutch their Pomeranians and walk among the millionaires or watch from swayback steamer chairs - Author: Allan Wolf
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#31. In The Earthwise Herbal, Matthew Wood has revived the richness, depth, and dignity of the herbal medicine of the old masters, while at the same time endowing it with a new cosmopolitan, cross-cultural flavor that lifts it to a genuinely planetary level. - Author: Rudolph Ballentine
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#32. I love downtown Seattle. It's a city that has all of the outdoor activities and is still a very cosmopolitan city. - Author: Greg LeMond
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#33. My ambition was to be cosmopolitan. I grew up in the suburbs. I went to college in Maine. I had a dream in my head that if you wanted to be the most urbane, living-life-to-the-fullest kind of person, Paris was the place to be. - Author: Rosecrans Baldwin
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#34. Cosmopolitan theology is a theology for _the impossible_. - Author: Namsoon Kang
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#35. Cosmopolitan theology that longs for the Kindom of God seeks to recover its revolutionary universalizing ethos in terms of hospitality, neighbor-love, and multiple solidarities that one can see in Jesus' teaching and ministry, without any imperialist, kyriarchcal, hierarchical implications - Author: Namsoon Kang
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#36. _For what ends_ does one claim cosmopolitanism? _Whose interest_ does it serve? - Author: Namsoon Kang
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#37. One who is happy being a cosmopolitan shelters a shattered origin in the night of his wandering. - Author: Julia Kristeva
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#38. And therefore we must seek dialogue in this networked world. We must ask which voice was actually attempting to make itself heard and saw no other possibility of gaining a hearing. To that extent, for a while this also represented a forced opening of a cosmopolitan view. - Author: Ulrich Beck
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#39. He is a foreigner, he is from nowhere, from everywhere, citizen of the world, cosmopolitan. Do not send him back to his origins. - Author: Julia Kristeva
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#40. The present age, for all its cosmopolitan hustle, is curiously suburban in spirit. - Author: Norman Douglas
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#41. New Orleans may well have been the most liberal Deep South city in 1954 because of its large Creole population, the influence of the French, and its cosmopolitan atmosphere. - Author: Constance Baker Motley
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#42. My parents knew a wider range of people than most, and so we had actors, journalists, politicians, planters, sportsmen and women and business folk all coming in and out of the places we lived in. Although my parents were not wealthy, they lived a legendary and amazingly cosmopolitan life. - Author: Romesh Gunesekera
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#43. Berlin is a very edgy place, a very cosmopolitan place. It's a place where completely different ideas and cultures come together and clash in a very warm way. In a very warm-hearted way. - Author: Ian Bremmer
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#44. Cairo and Alexandria were cosmopolitan not so much because they contained foreigners, but because the Egyptian born in them is himself a stranger to his land. - Author: Waguih Ghali
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#45. Another writer argued in an 1895 issue of the Cosmopolitan that by riding a bicycle, a woman would "become mistress of herself," transformed into a "rational, useful being restored to health and sanity. - Author: Frances E. Willard
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#46. Japan is very cosmopolitan - it values its origins, but a world view hovers above this narrow perspective. The interest of the Japanese in their folk culture is transcendental. - Author: F. Sionil Jose
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#47. I just can't muster up enough pride for a town whose most cosmopolitan area is the Taco Bell car park on a saturday night - Author: Chris Colfer
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#48. Cosmopolitan discourse ... provides one with a _public gaze_ with which one can relate oneself to others in a different way. - Author: Namsoon Kang
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#49. I drove to Oxford with my van full of petrol and tin cans, as I didn't know there were service stations on the motorway. I pulled up on the hard shoulder and got my cans out. Then I filled up and set off again. That's how naive I was - so much not a cosmopolitan girl. - Author: Jeanette Winterson
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#50. Money makes people bold and cosmopolitan; if you are poor, you are naturally conservative. It's not easy to be a bohemian when you have to worry about what is going to happen with you and with your next paycheck. - Author: Antonio Munoz Molina
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#51. John Muir, Earth - planet, Universe
[Muir's home address, as inscribed on the inside front cover of his first field journal] - Author: John Muir
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#52. If you're a little mouseburger, come with me. I was a mouseburger and I will help you. You're so much more wonderful than you think. Cosmopolitan is shot full of this stuff although outsiders don't realize it. It is, in its way, an inspiration magazine. - Author: Helen Gurley Brown
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#53. The city an epitome of the social world. All the belts of civilization intersect along its avenues. It contains the products of every moral zone. It is cosmopolitan, not only in a national, but a spiritual sense. - Author: Edwin Hubbel Chapin
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#54. Religion is about hospitality, solidarity, and responsibility or it is nothing at all. - Author: Namsoon Kang
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#55. In the beginning, I tried to be a more cosmopolitan writer, but I realized that I was a country boy, and I had to deal with things I knew about and where I came from. - Author: Ernest Gaines
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#56. Canada, as you know, is a major important nation boasting a sophisticated, cosmopolitan culture that was tragically destroyed last week by beavers. - Author: Dave Barry
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#57. My first day as an intern in the books department at 'Cosmopolitan' also happened to be the day the O.J. Simpson verdict was announced. - Author: John Searles
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#58. To be really cosmopolitan a man must be at home even in his own country. - Author: Thomas Wentworth Higginson
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#59. Since Kennedy's death, the nation has not seen, in any of his successors, his cosmopolitan intellectualism or the oratorical eloquence with which he sought to lead the nation by the power of his words. - Author: Vincent Bugliosi
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#60. All good men are international. Nearly all bad men are cosmopolitan. If we are to be international we must be national. - Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton
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#61. Shows like 'Sex and the City' got women involved again in a political way. They were drawn into the personal stories of the four women who together make up one complete cosmopolitan woman. We want to have community, and the show filled that void in our lives: friendship between women. - Author: Kim Cattrall
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#62. Cosmopolitanism emphasizes and is grounded in a _singular relationality between and among people - Author: Namsoon Kang
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#63. New Jersey is the most poetic state: close enough to New York to be urban and cosmopolitan, far enough to be desirous and unsure; densely populated, but full of farms and woods, with the most deer of any state. - Author: Robert Pinsky
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#64. And you can fool yourself if you're raised in New York. Think that somehow your birthplace alone makes you cosmopolitan. But it isn't true. We're rubes too. - Author: Victor LaValle
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#65. They were lounging, in fact, in an almost ostentatious manner, as if to say to passersby like myself, Look uponst my exquisite lounging, foolish mortal, and mourn that you will never lounge with such cosmopolitan savoir faire. - Author: Kevin Hearne
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#66. But in some great souls, who consider themselves as citizens of the world, and forcing the imaginary barriers that separate people from people ... - Author: Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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#67. Cosmopolitan critics, men who are the friends of every country save their own. - Author: Benjamin Disraeli
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#68. Theological discourse can be, in and of itself, a form of identity and solidarity. - Author: Namsoon Kang
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#69. Americans ought to be the best-traveled, most cosmopolitan people on earth, not only because experience of the world is desirable in its own right, but because as a people acquires a great concentration of power, worldliness becomes a moral imperative. - Author: Shana Alexander
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#70. Utah may well be the most cosmopolitan state in America. Vast numbers of young Mormons - increasingly women as well as men - spend a couple of years abroad as missionaries and return jabbering in Thai or Portuguese and bearing a wealth of international experience. - Author: Nicholas Kristof
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#71. I go for cosmopolitan cities, and I like to be in the middle of everything. - Author: Michael Urie
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#72. I feel like Havana has always been such an amazing, cosmopolitan city that it makes sense that a lot of galleries will want to be present. - Author: Rachael Price
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#73. The politics of trans-identity seeks to move from the _politics of singular identity_ to the _politics of multiple solidarities_ across various identities without abandoning one's personal attachments and commitments to the group that one finds significant. - Author: Namsoon Kang
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#74. I come from rather an international, or in other words, a cosmopolitan background. - Author: George Blake
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#75. It's got more cosmopolitan, and it's lost its uniqueness, but Australia is still a great place. - Author: Paul Hogan
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#76. A writer who wants to be translated and published abroad faces a very difficult challenge: first of all, he must make sure that his book is cosmopolitan in the best sense of the word, that it is interesting to a global audience. Nobody is going to read about problems that they don't care about. - Author: Sergei Lukyanenko
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#77. Samadhi is not going to take away your humanity. It will give it to you. You will become more cosmopolitan, more conscious, and more infinite. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#78. Cosmopolitan discourse is in a way a response to the issue of solidarity. Although the precondition for solidarity can be a _community_, solidarity requires more intentional commitment and performance than does community. - Author: Namsoon Kang
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#79. They're from France, Ruby said, Vogue magazine. They only speak French except for fuck you. - Author: Tom Spanbauer
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#80. L.A.'s become so cosmopolitan in its casting and also in its world view. - Author: Jamie Bamber
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#81. I believe that dreaming an impossible world, is itself the task of theologies and that the disparity between the world-as-it-is (reality) and the world-as-it-ought-to-be (ideality) is where a prophetic call comes in. - Author: Namsoon Kang
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#82. I was happy in Dublin because it is very cosmopolitan. - Author: Rick Allen
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#83. The fashion pages of magazines such as Cosmopolitan now seem to specialize in telling the career girl what to wear to charm the particular wrong type of man who reads Playboy, while the editorial pages tell her how to cope with the resulting psychic damage. - Author: Alison Lurie
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#84. I'm not sure what's going on in Britain. I don't know what's going on in London. Because London is no longer an English city, and that's how they got the Olympics. I mean, they said, "We're the most cosmopolitan city on Earth," but it doesn't feel English. - Author: John Cleese
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#85. I did not grow up in a cosmopolitan environment. I grew up in a little town in the middle of nowhere, pre-Internet, pre-college radio. - Author: Trent Reznor
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#86. I believe _cosmopolitanism_ can be an effective discourse with which to advocate a politics of _transidentity_ of overlapping interests and heterogeneous or hybrid subjects in order to challenge conventional notions of exclusive belonging, identity and citizenship. - Author: Namsoon Kang
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#87. In the province of Quebec where I come from, we speak French, and the only cosmopolitan city is Montreal. Every time we tackle the subject of immigration and racial tension, it's an issue that concerns Montreal. - Author: Philippe Falardeau
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#88. I was surprised at how cosmopolitan the Gold Rush was: prospectors were of all races, genders, and countries. I was equally surprised at how fast gold prospecting became big business. - Author: Laurence Yep
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#89. The cosmopolitan gaze of planetary love and hospitality _is_ what constitutes being _religious_. - Author: Namsoon Kang
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#90. It is the spirit of the South to defend everything belonging to it. The North is too cosmopolitan and tolerant for such a spirit. - Author: James Weldon Johnson
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#91. The bad news in our most cosmopolitan and vibrant cities is that many middle-class people can no longer afford to live in 'middle-class' school districts. - Author: Sandra Tsing Loh
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#92. The question is not, therefore, _whether_ a theory is grand or small, or whether it is universal/global or particular/local, but _what function_ a theory plays and _whose interest_ it serves. - Author: Namsoon Kang
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#93. Freedom and whores are the most cosmopolitan items under the sun. - Author: Georg Buchner
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#94. Art must be parochial in the beginning to be cosmopolitan in the end. - Author: George A. Moore
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#95. Your true cosmopolitan is born, not made. He is very rare. - Author: Louise Jordan Miln
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#96. I'd rather drink my dinner out of a martini glass and follow it up with a cosmopolitan chaser. - Author: Kimberly Raye
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#97. 'Cosmopolitan' used to publish five covers across the U.S. so that if one was unpopular, it wouldn't tank their entire sales. - Author: Dave Goldberg
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#98. Born in England during the First World War, of Belgian parents with partly German roots, I grew up in the cosmopolitan city of Antwerp, where I had the benefit of a classical education taught in the two national languages of Belgium: French and Dutch. - Author: Christian De Duve
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#99. When a girl leaves her home at eighteen, she does one of two things. Either she falls into saving hands and becomes better, or she rapidly assumes the cosmopolitan standard of virtue and becomes worse - Author: Theodore Dreiser
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#100. Marriage was a truly alien concept. There probably weren't enough editions of Cosmopolitan on the planet for me to ever understand it. - Author: Matt Haig
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