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Top 100 Mean Streets Quotes

#1. I see my friends, my family, my cousins work all day long for very little money, and if I have this problem of not being able to wall on the streets, it's not a big deal. - Author: Olivier Martinez
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#2. My father took me back home, back to Greenwich Village, and he thought by taking me out of the orphanage he'd be out of the World War too. But no way - they got him anyway. He went in the Navy and then I lived on the streets. - Author: Gregory Corso
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#3. I'M ONLY AS SUCCESSFUL AS THE GUY THAT LIVES DOWN THE STREET FROM ME. - Author: Jon Bon Jovi
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#4. Along the Paris streets, the death-carts rumble, hollow and harsh. Six tumbrils carry the day's wine to La Guillotine. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#5. When we are suddenly released from an acute absorbing bodily pain, our heart and senses leap out in new freedom; we think even the noise of streets harmonious, and are ready to hug the tradesman who is wrapping up our change. - Author: George Eliot
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#6. There were people in the South who were ardently opposed to slavery. And maybe, if we get into truth and reconciliation, those will be the people we want to name schools and streets after. - Author: Bryan Stevenson
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#7. The culture of New York is just impossible to replicate. It's such an incredible feeling to be walking on the streets of New York. You can literally find everything you need in a five block radius oftentimes. - Author: Max Schneider
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#8. J. Lo is also an homage to my fans. That's what fans call me on the streets, and I like it. So giving the album this title is my way of telling them that this is for them, in appreciation of their support. - Author: Jennifer Lopez
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#9. I hate the traffic over there. Why don't they start to build moving pathways to replace all the streets? I see New York in a very futuristic way, but they must do something new. - Author: Gianni Versace
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#10. Haiti itself was also photographed, some of the streets, some of the mountains, rivers, streams, etc. were photographed before talking with me about how I felt about Haiti. Then the camera went to our voodoo temple and saw a serious ceremony, a real ceremony. - Author: Katherine Dunham
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#11. Hold-ups and killings are becoming more frequent and it becomes dangerous to walk the streets - Author: Benjamin Roth
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#12. I wanted to be an actor from a young age, but actually becoming one and seen the ugly side of the world does feel different and sometimes unwelcome. There are shallow, vapid, untalented people zombieing the streets of Hollywood, adding decadence and immorality to an already extravagant business. - Author: Fran Kranz
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#13. I saw my city gripped by fear. Because of violent acts committed by illegal aliens, my residents were afraid to shop - or even drive - on certain streets. - Author: Lou Barletta
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#14. We shall fight on the beaches,we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets,we shall fight in the hills;but we shall never surrender. - Author: Winston Churchill
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#15. On those cloudy days, Robert Neville was never sure when sunset came, and sometimes they were in the streets before he could get back. - Author: Richard Matheson
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#16. Rap is from the streets and I'm from the streets. That's why a lot of people accept me. - Author: Vanilla Ice
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#17. The sky was dark and gloomy, the air was damp and raw, the streets were wet and sloppy. The smoke hung sluggishly above the chimney-tops as if it lacked the courage to rise, and the rain came slowly and doggedly down, as if it had not even the spirit to pour. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#18. Within minutes, mounds of concrete and earth were stacked and piled. The streets were ruptured veins. Blood streamed till it was dried on the road, and the bodies were stuck there, like driftwood after the flood. - Author: Markus Zusak
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#19. There's nothing in the streets
Looks any different to me
And the slogans are replaced, by-the-bye
And the parting on the left
Are now parting on the right
And the beards have all grown longer overnight ... - Author: Julien Temple
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#20. When you a ghetto star, when you a hood star, you gonna take care of your grandmother, your mother. When you on that next level, you gotta take care of the city, the streets. - Author: Young Jeezy
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#21. The first time I was homeless was when I went to Atlanta. I was in a homeless shelter, then when I got a job I used to miss the curfew for the shelter. So I ended up sleeping outside in the streets. - Author: Jay Electronica
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#22. The real truth of life is on the streets. Photograph the daily lives of people, and how they exist, and how they fight for space and time and pleasure. - Author: Don McCullin
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#23. I'm going to walk you home."
"I know the way."
"Maybe, but the streets are dangerous. I don't want anything to happen to you."
"My door is about five feet from yours. What could happen?"
"You never know. - Author: Susan Mallery
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#24. It's hard to say goodbye to the streets. It's all how you do it. You can pass by and say, 'What's happening?' and keep it moving, but it's a certain element that'll never be able to roll with you once you get to this level, because that's the separation of it all. - Author: Snoop Dogg
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#25. In some neighborhoods, if you want to walk down the streets, you've got two choices - look down, or look hard. - Author: Andrew Vachss
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#26. The past is still visible. The buildings haven't changed, the layout of the streets hasn't changed. So memory is very available to me as I walk around. - Author: Jonathan Lethem
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#27. Protest can be organized through social media, but nothing is real that does not end on the streets. If - Author: Timothy Snyder
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#28. In old grimy streets, in isolated and decaying houses, sometimes far from the Vieux Carre, in little used and secluded cemeteries, there still sluggishly circulates the ebbing blood of the past, of a vigorous and vividly hued past. - Author: Clarence John Laughlin
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#29. My favorite forgotten President in American history is James Buchanan, who in defending really robust and sharp-elbowed debates said, "I like the noise of democracy. I like the sound of people in the streets making noise." - Author: Jeff Sharlet
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#30. Yes, Yes Yall, You know we talkin it all see how we bringing the street corner to Cargenie hall - Author: Busta Rhymes
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#31. My desire to curtail undue freedom of speech extends only to such public areas as restaurants, airports, streets, hotel lobbies, parks, and department stores. Verbal exchanges between consenting adults in private are as of little interest to me as they probably are to them. - Author: Fran Lebowitz
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#32. The map we made of the 3,000-year-old city of Tanis requires no imagination. It has buildings, streets, admin complexes, houses - clear as day. - Author: Sarah Parcak
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#33. tall buildings and clustered streets of the city had her trapped like a mouse in a maze, without even the possible reward of cheese. - Author: Charlie N. Holmberg
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#34. He had a head which statuaries loved to copy, and a foot the deformity of which the beggars in the streets mimicked. - Author: Thomas B. Macaulay
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#35. Let's think about Mexican streets: they're unsafe because of violence, so people stay at home. Does that make streets more or less safe? Less safe! So streets become more desolate and unsafe, so we stay home more - which makes streets even more desolate and unsafe, and we stay home even more. - Author: Emiliano Salinas
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#36. If the truth be known, we are on the verge of losing an entire generation of our young people, killing and dying in the streets of America. - Author: Ron Dellums
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#37. I've never seen anyone handling pans in the streets of New York, and if I did I doubt I'd give them money, unless I needed a pan. I do give money to homeless people, whether they ask or no. - Author: Hamish Linklater
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#38. The streets are safe in Philadelphia, it's only the people that make them unsafe. - Author: Frank Rizzo
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#39. I was out of my bed in one second, trembling with excitement, and I dashed to the door and into the adjoining room, where I could watch the streets below from the windows. - Author: Herman Hesse
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#40. I think I'm actually in denial that I'm famous, it only sinks in when people crowd in the streets. My friends treat me like a regular person, which is what I wanted. - Author: Emma Watson
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#41. The majestic equality of the law forbids rich and poor alike from pissing in the streets, sleeping under bridges, and stealing bread. - Author: Anatole France
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#42. Ray Bradbury's connections to fantasy, space, cinema, to the macabre and the melancholy, were all born of his years spent running, jumping, galloping through the woods, across the fields, and down the brick-paved streets of Waukegan. - Author: Sam Weller
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#43. Capitalists, if you think that you can play footsies with these people, you're wrong. They will come for you and drag you into the streets and kill you. - Author: Glenn Beck
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#44. It is difficult to see the souls within the women who stand along the streets to claw for their customers like zombies in a haunted house. We overlook the fact that they are zombies. Their key to maintain a physical life was likely an emotional death. - Author: Maggie Young
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#45. I used to stay up all night playing 'Resident Evil 2,' and it wouldn't stop until the sun came up. Then I'd walk outside at dawn's first light, looking at the empty streets of London, and it was like life imitating art. It felt like I'd stepped into an actual zombie apocalypse. - Author: Edgar Wright
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#46. It's a luxury being able to work every day in the streets of Manhattan. It doesn't get much cooler than that. When you move to New York, that's exactly what you dream of. And I'm doing it. - Author: Kelli Giddish
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#47. I love Toronto's long autumns, warm with windy swirls of golden spores, redolent with giant, sun-roasted leaves flapping up and down the streets, and horrible winter always seeming far, far off! - Author: Guy Maddin
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#48. I sang do-wop on the street corner before it was called do-wop. - Author: Al Jarreau
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#49. purposefully in twos and threes into the streets: - Author: Anthony Doerr
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#50. I didn't love school because I wanted to disguise that I was poorer than everybody else. So when I was a teen I reached out in a wrong way. I started to be a mugger, to rob people in the streets, just to supply for my needs. - Author: George Foreman
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#51. Not only was I not the best catcher in the Major Leagues, I wasn't even the best catcher on my street! - Author: Joe Garagiola
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#52. In the day we sweat it out on the streets on a runaway American dream. - Author: Bruce Springsteen
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#53. I can not go through the ocean. i can not drive the streets at night. i can not wake up in the morning without you on my mind. and so your gone and im haunted i bet you are just fine. did i make it that easy to walk right in and out of my life. - Author: A Fine Frenzy
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#54. But just [proposing the standard] puts companies on notice that if you're looking to construct a new natural-gas or coal facility, you really need to pay attention to these. This is what they should be designing new facilities toward as soon as this proposal hits the streets. - Author: Gina McCarthy
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#55. Sometimes we wonder what it's like to feel normal," Maida said. "You know, like all the people you see out on the streets or sitting in their little boxy homes."

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"But then", Maida went on, "we see how boring they are and we're happy to be the way we are. - Author: Charles De Lint
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#56. Few people have written significant books about San Francisco. Robert Duncan was, in my opinion, often in the clouds. If he walked the streets a lot he didn't write about as such. - Author: Stephen Vincent Benet
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#57. Sleep late, have fun, get wild, drink whiskey and drive fast on empty streets with nothing in mind but falling in love and not getting arrested. - Author: Hunter S. Thompson
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#58. Though a quarrel in the streets is a thing to be hated, the energies displayed in it are fine; the commonest man shows a grace in his quarrel. - Author: John Keats
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#59. They allow us to disrespect our Black woman. A lot of these things would be considered criminal if it were to be carried out in the streets. That's like when they tell you after you buy your VHS and you rent movies they tell you not to copy the movies. - Author: Afrika Bambaataa
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#60. From New Year's Eve through the third of January, the streets of Tokyo grew quiet, as if all the people had disappeared. - Author: Shogo Oketani
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#61. The craziest thing is walking down the streets of New York and people recognizing me and asking for my photo. It has been pretty wild. I am used to getting spotted in ski towns, but I never thought it would happen in a place like this. - Author: Nick Goepper
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#62. I can tell you that I never aspired to be president. I always honour something that Commander Chavez told us: that while we were in these posts, we must be clothed in humility and understand that we are here to protect the man and woman of the streets. - Author: Nicolas Maduro
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#63. Feminism has fought no wars ... killed no opponents ... set up no concentration camps ... starved no enemies ... practiced no cruelty. Its battles have been for education, for the vote, for better working conditions, for safety in the streets ... for reforms in the law. - Author: Dale Spender
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#64. The fault lines are shifting from the boundaries of nations into the web of our societies and the streets of our cities. And, terrorism and extremism are a global force that are larger than their changing names, groups, territories and targets. - Author: Narendra Modi
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#65. Arm yourself with wisdom,
arm yourself with knowledge;
folly is a fierce lion roaming the streets. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#66. I don't mind what Congress does, as long as they don't do it in the streets and frighten the horses. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#67. It is harder, usually, to find a person who wants to walk the streets of me, to taste the teas of my country, to ... immigrate, you could say. - Author: Catherynne M Valente
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#68. When I grew up in Flatbush, 'we played football, stickball and baseball all the time, right out there on the city streets. Football was my favorite. - Author: Sid Luckman
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#69. Sixteen years on the streets and you can learn a lot. But all the wrong things, not the things you want to learn. Sixteen years on the streets and you see a lot. But all the wrong sights, not the things you want to see. - Author: S.E. Hinton
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#70. Black-on black crime' is jargon, violence on language, which vanishes the men who engineered the covenants, who fixed the loans, who planned the projects, who built the streets and sold red ink by the barrel. - Author: Ta-Nehisi Coates
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#71. You could walk the streets, no matter how hungry people were, not matter how long they'd been out of jobs, you could walk the streets, you could ride the subways in New York, and you would not get knocked in the head. - Author: Ray Walston
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#72. I roam the streets all the time. You'll be shocked. I'm shocked, everybody that comes up to me, "Oh, thank you, Sheriff. You're supporting Trump." I don't care who they are. They kind of whisper sometimes. - Author: Joe Arpaio
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#73. Social movement in this country has come when people get together,' said Carol Sutton of Norwalk, Conn., the president of a teachers union. It begins in the streets.' Climate marches - Author: Anonymous
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#74. Word on the streets of Chicago in 1963 was that if Chuck Nicoletti got a contract with your name on it, you were already dead-- you just didn't know it yet. - Author: Richard Belzer And David Wayne
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#75. I still do not understand why we don't have people on the streets every single day raising their voices for climate. - Author: Christiana Figueres
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#76. I'd been living on the streets of New York, and I was sleeping at my friends' houses, sometimes in the subway. - Author: Liz Murray
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#77. For a summer of drug abuse on the island of Capri, she packed a wardrobe of black Morticia gowns, dyed her hair green, and paraded through the village streets with a crystal ball, followed by a retainer in gold body paint. - Author: Scot D. Ryersson
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#78. You can't find the right roads when the streets are paved. - Author: Bob Marley
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#79. Love like this was all consuming. I found that I was jealous of the strangest things - sunlight, streets, curtains, even her clothing, anything that was close to her. - Author: Alice Hoffman
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#80. Just like the car headlights impressively illuminating the dark streets, wisdom words powerfully enlighten the dark minds! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#81. Messi is the best that's played the game. Streets ahead of Maradona. - Author: Joey Barton
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#82. I see people driving cars, winding down the streets. I don't know where these people think they're going. They're going to the funeral home; that's about it. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#83. I was set free because the negotiations were successful, because there were people lobbying for my freedom, and because hundreds of thousands took to the streets in Rome for my freedom. - Author: Giuliana Sgrena
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#84. Between 7th and 8th Streets, and then the location of the - Author: Michael Connelly
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#85. In the short run, using militias might be the quickest and easiest way to improve order on Iraq's streets and uproot the terrorists and guerrillas who routinely attack American troops and civilian targets. - Author: Alex Berenson
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#86. Try driving the streets of Los Angeles without seeing a billboard depicting a film with a lead actor holding a gun. It's almost as if guns are harmless props used to bring out the cheekbones and jawline of the screen star. - Author: Henry Rollins
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#87. I've been called to the slums of the streets and the ditches of the world. - Author: Franklin Graham
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#88. Girls, sometimes I feel as if those exams mean everything, but when I look at the big buds swelling on those chestnut trees and the misty blue air at the end of the streets they don't seem half so important. - Author: L.M. Montgomery
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#89. I love dogs. I absolutely adore them. When I'm teaching in Mexico, I rescue dogs from the streets and make my students adopt them. - Author: Mary Ellen Mark
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#90. My films usually start with an idea that I get while walking the streets. For example, I got the idea for 'Guard Dog' when I was walking in the park and I saw a dog barking at a bird. - Author: Bill Plympton
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#91. This is a big deal. My wife and I sat in our home and we watched those young men get slaughtered on the streets of Mogadishu in the absence of a plan. It broke our heart. - Author: Dick Armey
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#92. Continental Baking Company, Ninth and Clinton Streets, - Author: Holly Metz
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#93. I think, it's so difficult to create a buzz anywhere, whether it be online, the streets, radio, anywhere, that if you are able to create a buzz somewhere, it definitely means something. - Author: Joe Budden
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#94. Pittsburgh isn't fancy, but it is real. It's a working town and money doesn't come easy. I feel as much a part of this city as the cobblestone streets and the steel mills, people in this town expect an honest day's work, and I've it to them for a long, long time. - Author: Willie Stargell
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#95. Shakespeare might have met Rosencrantz and Guildenstern in the white streets of London, or seen the serving-men of rival houses bite their thumbs at each other in the open square; but Hamlet came out of his soul, and Romeo out of his passion. - Author: Oscar Wilde
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#96. New York was the glamorous town that you only see now in old movies and on Broadway stages. The sky was lit up with dancing neon signs. It was safe to walk out in the streets. - Author: Art Buchwald
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#97. Fighting George Foreman is like being in the street with an 18-wheeler coming at you. - Author: Joe Frazier
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#98. There is fear hanging in the air of the sleeping halls, and the air of the streets. Fear walks through the city, fear without name, without shape. All men feel it and none dare speak. - Author: Ayn Rand
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#99. Out of the bars and into the streets! - Author: Harvey Milk
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#100. But I also believe that a lot of gun owners would agree that AK-47s belong in the hands of soldiers, not on the streets of our cities. - Author: Antonin Scalia
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