Living In The City Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Living In The City

#1. No city invites the heart to come to life as San Francisco does. Arrival in San Francisco is an experience in living. - Author: William, Saroyan
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#2. Everyone has their own New York in the heart, place where there is hope for everybody. - Author: T.A
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#3. I feel super lucky to be living in New York. I love the city, I love the energy. I always loved it. I had pictures of New York in my bedroom when I was young. - Author: Olivier Theyskens
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#4. New York City is a place where everyone lived on top of each other, and that was exactly how Sabrina liked it. Living out in the middle of nowhere was dangerous and suspicious. - Author: Michael Buckley
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#5. I think L.A. has got a great lifestyle, but I love New York. You couldn't do 'Broad City' in L.A. because L.A. is a much gentler place. The standard of living is so different. - Author: Darren Star
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#6. What I discovered all over Ireland is that people living simple lives by the sea or in the remote countryside seem a lot calmer than city folk with their iPads and their Android phones. - Author: James Nesbitt
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#7. I'm accepting I'm not living that younger, dreamed version of myself in the big city. - Author: Paula Cole
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#8. I was living in Paris, which is a very beautiful, very wonderful place, but a tight place as a city, a tight place culturally. Its people are very brilliant, thoughtful, the place functions, but it's a historical place in some ways, like a big museum. - Author: Nicolas Berggruen
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#9. That's the problem with living in New York. You've got no New York to run away to. - Author: Amor Towles
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#10. I think everyone should live in New York City if they ever get the chance at least once in their life. It's such a great place to live; there's a different energy about living in the city. - Author: Odette Annable
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#11. The true New Yorker secretly believes that people living anywhere else have to be, in some sense, kidding. - Author: John Updike
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#12. Because the quality of living with nature and allowing it to manifest itself is different than the quality of living in a city, especially a dense city. - Author: Lawrence Halprin
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#13. I like living in the city, but I like being able to get out of it as and when I like. - Author: Laura Marling
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#14. I was afraid of Korean food when I moved to L.A., let alone sushi. I remember thinking either sink or swim. Living here in Studio City, Ventura Blvd. is the Mecca of sushi restaurants. What you thought was so exotic is just run of the mill. - Author: Parvesh Cheena
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#15. Even in a city as small as Ferrara, you can manage, if you like, to disappear for years and years, one from another, living side by side like the dead - Author: Giorgio Bassani
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#16. This might sound really foolish, but when I came to Edinburgh in 1988 I had spent nearly all my life living south of Bristol, and I was just amazed that a city like Edinburgh was actually in the British isles. - Author: David Nicholls
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#17. I'm constantly warning people that are involved in my life that I can go busk and make a living. I can make my rent in New York City in the subway, I promise, if I'm forced to. - Author: Steve Earle
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#18. A city whose living immediacy is so urgent that when I am in it I lose all sense of the past. - Author: Kenneth Tynan
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#19. Pittsburgh felt like the perfect size of a city to me. There's enough to do, but it's not like living in a circus. I also really loved how sports-enthusiastic Pittsburgh people are: how proud of their sports they are. - Author: Joel Edgerton
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#20. I know people always talk about living in the middle of nowhere - there's always another place (some city, some foreign country) they'd rather be. But it's moments like this that I feel like I live in the middle of somewhere. My somewhere. - Author: David Levithan
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#21. I'm a Sagittarian, see, I can't be fenced in. I been living in Las Vegas, greatest city in the world. I look out my window for 100 miles. In Vegas, there's nothing to do but gamble, drink or have sex. I have two of 'em. - Author: Redd Foxx
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#22. Work. Home. The pub. Meeting girls. Living in the city. Life. Is that all there is? - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#23. I go to see plays all the time, and whenever I see Chekhov, I'm amazed at how this Russian play strikes home to me living 100 years later in New York City. I'm drawn to him because of his way with characters and their relationships with each other. - Author: Neil Simon
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#24. I did a lot of commercial and theater work when I got out of school and was living in Dallas, and I moved to Chicago to go through the Second City Conservatory Program. - Author: Allison Tolman
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#25. [On living in New York City:] I'm oblivious to everything. I just don't notice anything. I sat in a coffee shop, drank half a cup of coffee before I noticed there was lipstick on the cup. There was wadded-up gum and lipstick on the napkin. I must have been sitting on that woman's lap for an hour. - Author: Laura Kightlinger
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#26. One of the pleasant things about small town life is that everyone, whether rich or poor, liked or disliked, has some kind of a role and place in the community. I never felt that living in a city
as I once did for a couple of years. - Author: Edward Abbey
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#27. In terms of any sacrifices at the time [of World War II], I was somewhat protected living on a small farm where there was food, different perhaps from living in a city environment. I know such things as gas rationing did exist, but it wasn't anything that interfered with my daily activity. - Author: Paul Smith
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#28. Revolution or not, the working class will keep on scraping a living in the same old shitholes. And what is a revolution? It sure as hell isn't just changing the name on city hall. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#29. The Art of a Relationship Living in a city is an art, not a science. Choosing to live in a city is choosing to enter into a relationship with it. And, like any human relationship, the relationship you have with your city is one that requires nurturing, constant practice and work. - Author: The School Of Life
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#30. I've lived in New York City for over twenty years now, and every single day is like a new adventure. At this point, there are many places I'd love to visit, but I can't imagine living anywhere else on the planet. - Author: Kevin Kwan
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#31. Once, while living in New York City in the early 2000s, I was asked to leave a sports bar because the Yankees were playing my hometown Red Sox on TV and I lost my cool at a guy who was loudly dissing them. I yelled, "Derek Jeter is baseball's Hitler! - Author: Mindy Kaling
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#32. I think the main influence has been living in New York City. Aside from all the crap around 9/11, I find it very demanding to think amid all the noise and visual pollution. - Author: George Murray
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#33. Prejudices are useless. Call Los Angeles any dirty name you like - Six Suburbs in Search of a City, Paradise with a Lobotomy, anything - but the fact remains that you are already living in it before you get there - Author: Clive James
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#34. People in the city are poor because they are oppressed, discriminated against and alienated; people in the country are poor because they're too stupid to realize they ought to be living in the city. - Author: Garret Keizer
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#35. With feminism social media just opened up its boundaries even more. Now all these different tribes of women can connect with each other, and also find each other if they're not living in the same city, or even if they are but they're not friends with the same people! - Author: Petra Collins
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#36. Between 18 and 19 years old [in the 1950s] I came to Paris. I studied art. And that experience really did change my life. I was living hand to mouth. I walked everywhere. I thought, this city is incredible but you really have to experience it by walking it. - Author: Robert Redford
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#37. Living in New York City, I am reminded by the Statue of Liberty that the United States of America has always welcomed those yearning to breathe free and seek a better life. - Author: Charles B. Rangel
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#38. I'd love to have our trains, our subway cars and our taxis built right here in New York City. You can create 40,000 living wage jobs ... the city's contracting power is huge. - Author: Sal Albanese
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#39. In New York, the buildings are like mountains in some ways, but they are only alive because of the people living in them. Real mountains are alive all over. - Author: Silas House
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#40. The speeding toy cars produce in the viewer the stress of living in a dynamic, active and bustling 21st-century city, - Author: Chris Burden
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#41. When I did Sean Penn's movie, I think I was living in, like, a $500-a-month room, and someone called me up or bumped into me and asked me if I'd come up to work for a day. That sort of got me going a little bit. But it wasn't until Sin City [2005] that I kind of got back into the game. - Author: Mickey Rourke
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#42. I enjoyed living in New York City, I liked the premise of the show [ Saturday Night Live], I liked working with a different host every week and different musicians. I always thought, "This is great. I never expected to get this in the first place, so I'm just happy being here." - Author: Kevin Nealon
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#43. Just one living cell in the human body is, more complex than New York City. - Author: Linus Pauling
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#44. Unknown in Paris, I was lost in the great city, but the feeling of living there alone, taking care of myself without any aid, did not at all depress me. If sometimes I felt lonesome, my usual state of mind was one of calm and great moral satisfaction. - Author: Marie Curie
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#45. For work, I have to be living in cities, I really cherish the time when I get to be out in the countryside. - Author: Jeremy Irvine
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#46. You're an unemployed bum. Should you live in that Finnish city by the lake with the S-market and K-market? Or how about that other Finnish city by the lake with the S-market and K-market? Finnish cities are all so very different! - Author: Phil Schwarzmann
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#47. I don't know what I'm doing in Santa Teresa," Amalfitano said to himself after he'd been living in the city for a week.
"Don't you? Don't you really?" he asked himself.
"Really I don't," he said to himself. And that was as eloquent as he could be. - Author: Roberto Bolano
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#48. It is more a mentality than the actual places people live, as Jefferson and Hamilton would argue about - city versus country. For example, someone could have an empty place mentality yet be living in a condo in Boca Raton. - Author: Gail Collins
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#49. It's a paradox to be an actress, living in the city, taking planes all the time, trying to find the right balance in this life, which is not so eco-friendly, and still try to respect the environment. - Author: Marion Cotillard
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#50. Life isn't worth living unless you are young and surrounded by other young people in a beautiful cold garden perfumed by dirt and flowers and fallen leaves, gleaming in the string of lights, listening to the quiet city on the last fine night of the year. - Author: Lauren Groff
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#51. The ancient house is our chrysalis, trapping us until our metamorphosis is complete: our chic city wings plucked from our backs and we'll emerge as fat, white farm larvae. Like the ones living in the corral cow pies. - Author: Mix Hart
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#52. Just a small town girl, living in a lonely world, took the midnight train going anywhere ...
Just a city boy, born and raised in South Detroit, took the midnight train going anywhere ... - Author: Journey
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#53. (Canada) - the most parochial nationette on earth ... I have been living in this sanctimonious icebox ... painting portraits of the opulent Methodists of Toronto. Methodism and money in this city have produced a sort of hell of dullness. - Author: Wyndham Lewis
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#54. Do you know where 'policeman' comes from, sir? ... 'Polis' used to mean 'city', said Carrot. That's what policeman means: 'a man for the city'. Not many people knew that. The word 'polite' comes from 'polis', too. It used to mean the proper behaviour from someone living in a city. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#55. The main problem of living in the city that never sleeps that neither did I. - Author: Maria Dahvana Headley
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#56. So many lights you'd think we were living in a constellation - Author: Jodi Lynn Anderson
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#57. I think, especially living in L.A., it's very easy to get wrapped up in weekend announcements and the trades and the whole social life of the city, and to get divorced from what actually matters. - Author: Damien Chazelle
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#58. What kind of city are we living in, if we encourage the development or ownership of large, expensive properties for investment and land banking ... while people are sleeping on the streets? - Author: Jeremy Corbyn
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#59. As a player, you should look at the teams you might want to play for. The city you may want to live in. The system you may want to play in. The economy. The cost of living. Everything. It's about what's best for you. - Author: Amar'e Stoudemire
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#60. Why all the living so strive to hush all the dead; wherefore but the rumor of a knocking in a tomb will terrify a whole city. All these things are not without their meanings. - Author: Herman Melville
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world in that living room with its window framing my beloved Elburz Mountains became our
sanctuary, our self-contained universe, mocking the reality of black-scarved, timid faces in the city
that sprawled below. - Author: Azar Nafisi
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#62. The year the bus drivers went on strike in Pittsburgh, I was twenty-three and living on the edge of the city in a neighborhood that was on the verge of becoming a ghetto. I had just been fired from a good job as a cartographer in a design studio where I had worked for about four months. - Author: Said Sayrafiezadeh
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#63. At least until there are new lakes in the clouds that open upon living cities as yet unknown, and perhaps forever, that is a question which you must answer within your own heart. - Author: Mark Helprin
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#64. All the fabulous and fearless writers gathered here, whether they are living in Manila, the US, or elsewhere in the ever-growing Philippine diaspora, have a deep connection and abiding love for this crazy-making, intoxicating city. There's nothing like it in the world, and they know it, - Author: Jessica Hagedorn
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#65. I think my heart breaks daily living in Salt Lake City, Utah. But I still love it. And that is the richness, the texture. - Author: Terry Tempest Williams
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#66. When they happen across an Adventurer from Mexico, and the ancient City he has discover'd beneath the Earth, where thousands of Mummies occupy the Streets in attitudes of Living Business, embalm'd with Gold divided so finely it flows like Gum. - Author: Thomas Pynchon
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#67. I'm living every ten-year-old boy's fantasy. The other day, Chris and I had this big scene where we had to pull out our guns, and I was thinking, 'Here we are in New York City - a place where every actor wants to be - and we are literally playing cops and robbers. How great is that?' - Author: Mariska Hargitay
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#68. Brentford gave the polite smile of a man who talks daily with a living mechanical head about a city in the Arctic Circle governed by hermaphrodite Siamese twins born from a dead woman, and refrained from further comments about the probable and improbable. - Author: Jean-Christophe Valtat
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#69. If I see someone I see the ghost of them, the air around them, and where they've been. If I see a city I see it's living ghostliness - the stray looks, the dying hands. I see it's needs and its discomforts locked in apartments. - Author: Dionne Brand
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#70. Steal? How dare you? I don't steal!"
"That's good" I went on, smirking at her. "Because, sometimes I kill things in my sleep. Particularly if they come poking around my tent unannounced in the middle of the day. Comes with living in a vampire city - stab first, ask questions later. - Author: Julie Kagawa
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#71. When I am in the city I have the impression that I am in a living room with crystal chandeliers, rugs of velvet, and satin cushions. And when I'm in the favela I have the impression that I'm a useless object, destined to be forever in a garbage dump. - Author: Carolina Maria De Jesus
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#72. I lived in the city of light for 4 years 10 months, the generosity of sacred souls sustain my livelihood. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#73. It deals with so many different aspects of living in South Africa the racial issues of South Africans and Asians with poverty with the reality of children orphaned by AIDS the transition from village life to city life. - Author: Laura Thielen
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#74. In addition, when a neighborhood's crime victims are portrayed as victims-sympathetically and without blame, as humans rather than as statistics-people living in other parts of the city are more inclined to support social services for the area, which in turn can reduce the crime rate. - Author: Barry Glassner
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#75. I'm street smart. You can't con me. But that's just from living in New York. Now if a guy came from Mississippi somewhere, Ohio somewhere, to New York City for the first time, he don't have the street smarts. You can take him. - Author: J. B. Smoove
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#76. Going out into the country after living in the city is a loss of control. - Author: Christopher Bollen
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#77. The number of objects we see from living in a large city amuses the mind like a perpetual raree-show, without supplying it with any ideas. - Author: William Hazlitt
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#78. Honesty is the best policy ; a policy is, after all, a strategy for living in the polis in the city ... - Author: Samuel R. Delany
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#79. The scene then as now was centered in New York. For the most part, I've kept a bit apart from that attractive and seductive city. I've done it by living in the country within commuting distance. - Author: Kenneth Noland
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#80. My family love living in London. It is a fantastic city and a city such as this deserves to host the Olympic Games. - Author: Jose Mourinho
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#81. We arrived in Ulm just after the honeymoon, the moving there only prolonging it. Having slept that glorious jet-lag sleep right into evening on our first day, we took a walk through the streets of our new city, laughing aloud at our good fortune. How could we be living here? - Author: Megan Rich
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#82. I love living in the country, so much so that I'm even surprised by it. I have met lots of interesting people - the community was really welcoming, and I now probably have a more interesting social life than I did in the city. - Author: Dani Shapiro
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#83. New York City is a living organism; It evolves, it devolves, it fluctuates as a living organism. So my relationship with New York City is as vitriolic as the relationship with myself and with any other human being which means that it changes every millisecond, that it's in constant fluctuation. - Author: Timothy Levitch
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#84. What we dedicate today is not a memorial to war, rather it's a tribute to the physical and moral courage that makes heroes out of farm and city boys and that inspires Americans in every generation to lay down their lives for people they will never meet, for ideals that make life itself worth living. - Author: Bob Dole
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#85. The images I had were of people being driven mad by living in the city. Images of parents who were so hungry and unfulfilled that they ate their own children. - Author: Bret Easton Ellis
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#86. Paris is a sum total. Paris is the ceiling of the human race. All this prodigious city is an epitome of dead and living manners and customs. He who sees Paris, seems to see all history through with the sky and constellations in the intervals. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#87. I started writing it the day after Sept. 11. I was living in New York City. We didn't have any phone service and we didn't have any mail. Like a lot of writers do, I started to write in a voice that I missed. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#88. England is my home. London is my home. New York feels like, if I have to spend a year living in an unfamiliar city, this is a pretty lovely one to spend a year in, but I will be going home at the end of it, certainly. - Author: Daniel Radcliffe
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#89. Having plenty of living space has to be the greatest luxury in a city, and I guess in some sense Bombay is the antithesis of what living in Canada must be. - Author: Aravind Adiga
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#90. Being in this business for as long as I've been in it, it's sort of like living in a town or a city before the war and then after the war and then during the reconstruction and then during the time that it sprawls out to the malls. - Author: Carly Simon
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#91. I support the Surfrider Foundation, which is focused on protecting the oceans and beaches. I also recycle and use mass transit, ride my bike as often as I can, or I walk, which is one of the best parts about living in New York City. - Author: Raquel Zimmermann
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#92. I'll move back to Wales if and when I have children. I want them to speak the language I speak, but I love living in London. It's my favourite city in the whole world. I love it because it's not England, it's London. - Author: Rhys Ifans
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#93. After living and working in Milan and Paris, I arrived in New York City 20 years ago, and I saw both the joys and the hardships of daily life. On July 28, 2006, I was very proud to become a citizen of the United States - the greatest privilege on planet Earth. - Author: Melania Trump
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#94. Murderer or bartender or writer, it didn't matter: his fate was the common fate of all, his finish my finish; and here tonight in this city of darkened windows were other millions like him and like me: as indistinguishable as dying blades of grass. Living was hard enough. Dying was a supreme task. - Author: John Fante
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#95. If I have an hour in a city, I go to vintage stores first because it's so much cooler to find a piece that is unique. I love the thought of some girl having worn it before and living her life in it. - Author: Helena Christensen
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#96. Let me wake up next to you, have coffee in the morning and wander through the city with your hand in mine, and I'll be happy for the rest of my fucked up little life. - Author: Charlotte Eriksson
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#97. Look at the bark of a redwood, and you see moss. If you peer beneath the bits and pieces of the moss, you'll see toads, small insects, a whole host of life that prospers in that miniature environment. A lumberman will look at a forest and see so many board feet of lumber. I see a living city. - Author: Sylvia Earle
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#98. Incidental, all of it, of course, but this was what this city bestowed that novels couldn't: not what you needed in order to live, but what made the living worth doing in the first place. - Author: Garth Risk Hallberg
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#99. The cat is the only animal without visible means of support who still manages to find a living in the city. - Author: Carl Van Vechten
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#100. Occupy Wall Street was a disorganized movement without a clear focus and power base - essential in any successful revolution - but the message was clear: the divisions between those who are fortunate enough to enjoy city living as opposed to those who find it unbearable are too wide. - Author: Janine Di Giovanni
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