Pavements Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 34 Quotes About Pavements

#1. I never walked through the streets of any city with as much satisfaction as those of Philadelphia. The neatness and cleanliness of all animate and inanimate things, houses, pavements, and citizens, is not to be surpassed. - Author: Frances Wright
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#2. He loved to meditate on a land laid waste, Britain deserted by the legions, the rare pavements riven by frost, Celtic magic still brooding on the wild hills and in the black depths of the forest, the rosy marbles stained with rain, and the walls growing grey. - Author: Arthur Machen
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#3. I was two pavements from my destination when somebodey S-s-s-s-s'd at me.
I probably didn't jump twenty feet. - Author: Dashiell Hammett
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#4. And I went to New York and died; for 10 years I walked those pavements. I can't think of New York without feeling uncomfortable and feeling like a failure. - Author: Harvey Korman
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#5. The human animal originally came from out-of-doors. When spring begins to move in his bones, he just must get out again. Moreover, as civilization, cement pavements, office buildings, radios have overwhelmed us, the need for regeneration has increased, and the impulses are even stronger. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#6. I believe that evidence shows that there is a real spirit, a real Beach, but it is beneath no pavement whatsoever, for all pavements arise within it: Spirit is all-encompassing. It transcends everything, it includes everything. - Author: Ken Wilber
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#7. She didn't walk. She didn't fly. She moved like the wind, like a cold autumn wind that made people shiver as she passed, that stirred the leaves on the pavements. - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#8. Dee thought that this was a good idea. She approved of exercise and took it herself, in theory at least. But exercise without a good diet was not enough. What was the use of pounding the pavements if one was deficient in selenium, or magnesium for that matter? - Author: Alexander McCall Smith
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#9. How would some townsman feel who loved his city, and knew that a band of farmers with their ploughs threatened his very pavements and would tear his high buildings down? As he would feel, fearing that turnips would thrive where his busses ran, so I felt and feared for Lisronagh. - Author: Lord Dunsany
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#10. It was a broiling afternoon of mid-August in Brinoe and everybody who was anybody had long ago quit its burning pavements and chilly palaces for the mountains or the sea. - Author: Louis Bromfield
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#11. The return of the rain, beating out time on London's rooftops and pavements. Early morning Zombies sheltering beneath copies of the Standard whilst others ran screaming for cover in doorways because water from the heavens is holy and melts the undead. - Author: Stephen J. Day
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#12. London sank into February gloom and rain spattered the dirty pavements as Daisy Dunbar, fourteen years old, skinny and cold, struggled to get home. - Author: Bex Archer
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#13. The great doctors all got their education off dirt pavements and poverty - not marble floors and foundations. - Author: Martin H. Fischer
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#14. How long can men thrive between walls of brick, walking on asphalt pavements, breathing the fumes of coal and oil, growing, working, dying, with hardly a thought of wind, and sky, and fields of grain, seeing only machine-made beauty, the mineral-like quality of life? - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#15. How could I possibly learn to survive in such a pagan place, where trams were streetcars, vans and lorries were trucks, pavements were sidewalks, jumpers were sweaters, petrol was gasoline, aluminium was aluminum, sweets were candy, a full stop was a period, and cheerio was goodbye? - Author: Alan Bradley
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#16. People think that I popped out of my mother's womb singing 'Chasing Pavements'. - Author: Adele
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#17. It was so quiet that morning in Paris that the heels of my two companions and myself were loud on the deserted pavements. It was a city of shuttered shops, and barred windows, and deserted avenues. - Author: Philip Gibbs
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#18. On pavements and the bark of trees I have found whole worlds. - Author: Mark Tobey
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#19. Second only to the master of us all, Clodia has become the most discussed person in Rome. Versus of unbounded obscenity are scribbled about her over the walls and pavements of all the baths and urinals in Rome. - Author: Thornton Wilder
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#20. Music is my love and to me acting is more mercenary. I don't pound the pavements for roles: if it happens, it happens. I hate that auditioning thing. - Author: David Johansen
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#21. I started noticing how stained the pavements are in London. The pavements in Beverly Hills aren't used; in London, they're used for everything. It doesn't matter how much they're cleaned, they still reflect light. - Author: Julie Christie
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#22. There can be no doubt that a society rooted in the soil is more stable than
one rooted in pavements. - Author: Aldo Leopold
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#23. He was going to sleep a little while. He lay still and death was not there. It must have gone around another street. It went in pairs, on bicycles, and moved absolutely silently on the pavements. - Author: Ernest Hemingway,
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#24. All our institutions rest upon business. Without it we should not have schools, colleges, churches, parks, playgrounds, pavements, books, libraries, art, music, or anything else that we value. - Author: Charles Gates Jr.
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#25. He seemed to be having trouble remembering the steps, for he was pumping my arm and counting under his breath (one, two, three), and his breath smelled like the open maws of the pub cellars that grapes on Whitchurch pavements on delivery day. Beer. - Author: Lorna Sage
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#26. No longer does human life rise from the earth like a pyramid, broadly and considerately founded upon its own sources. Now it scatters itself out in a reckless horizontal sprawl, like a disorderly city whose suburbs and pavements destroy the fields. - Author: Wendell Berry
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#27. How can it be that this town is so full of people they're falling off the pavements and yet only in dreams am I in someone's arms? - Author: Anjum Hasan
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#28. Cadogan Place is the one slight bond that joins two great extremes; it is the connecting link between the aristocratic pavements of Belgrave Square, and the barbarism of Chelsea. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#29. White swan of cities slumbering in thy nest ... White phantom city, whose untrodden streets Are rivers, and whose pavements are the shifting Shadows of the palaces and strips of sky. - Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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#30. That kind of monotony that running generates - the one soundtracked by heavy breathing and the steady rhythm of feet on pavements - became a kind of metaphor for depression. - Author: Matt Haig
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#31. Dreamers of dreams may be pathfinders; but they may be mere vagrants. Of those who depart from the pavements, only a few are explorers: the rest are mere jaywalkers - Author: Gilbert Ryle
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#32. Even if heaven were real, and measured as Revelation says, so many cubits this wayand that, how gimcrack a place it would be, crammed with its pavements of gold, its gates of pearl and topaz, like a gigantic chunkof costume jewelry. - Author: Margaret Laurence
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#33. Data is the fabric of the modern world: just like we walk down pavements, so we trace routes through data, and build knowledge and products out of it. - Author: Ben Goldacre
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#34. We are animal in our blood and in our skin. We were not born for pavements and escalators but for thunder and mud. - Author: Jay Griffiths
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