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Top 100 Sayings About Paris City

#1. Paris has always seemed to me to be the only city in which one can live as one sees fit. - Author: Natalie Clifford Barney
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#2. I'd have to say the Seychelles, because I adore being in tropical places. However, Paris and Milan are also special to me. Every city has something special that attracts me. - Author: Candice Swanepoel
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#3. The city of Paris is determined to promote the happiness-on-a-bike fantasy. Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo wants to turn the city into the most bike-friendly capital in the world. - Author: Elaine Sciolino
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#4. If anything, the children of Paris should be giving me even more money for having the privilege of being in the same city as my incredible quality. And so should David Beckham. Call it a Zlaritable donation. - Author: Zlatan Ibrahimovic
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#5. America is a nation with no truly national city, no Paris, no Rome, no London, no city which is at once the social center, the political capital, and the financial hub. - Author: C. Wright Mills
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#6. Paris is mostly retired people - I love it, and it's a beautiful city, but it's quite slow. - Author: Carine Roitfeld
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#7. My parents had met in high school and married right after my father came back from World War II. They honeymooned in Paris and returned to that city when my father, in college on the G.I. Bill, was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship. - Author: Mary Gaitskill
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#8. In the '60s when I was a student, there was this campaign to destroy 75 percent of the old buildings in Paris, replacing them with modern architecture. I realized this as a dangerous utopia. This modern vision did not understand the richness of the city. Thankfully, such destruction did not happen. - Author: Christian De Portzamparc
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#9. One of the big luxuries of being in Antwerp is that I can easily walk in the city. In Paris and New York, I am more recognized. - Author: Dries Van Noten
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#10. Americans are immensely popular in Paris; and this is not due solely to the fact that they spend lots of money there, for they spend just as much or more in London, and in the latter city they are merely tolerated because they do spend. - Author: James Weldon Johnson
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#11. He will not be around anyway and Ahana will find someone else to explore the city with. And who knows? She might be in Paris the next year or in Brussels and will find someone better. - Author: Durjoy Datta
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#12. Paris has always seemed ... the only city where you can live and express yourself as you please. - Author: Natalie Clifford Barney
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#13. Born and raised in Paris, I am deeply attached to my city; we almost have half a century of love story together, where I have been truly completely faithful! The most beautiful city in the world is my city, yeepeeee! - Author: Christian Louboutin
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#14. I regard Paris as a feast for the eyes, the senses and brain. It is a phenomenal city. - Author: Arthur Frommer
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#15. Every city has a sex and an age which have nothing to do with demography. Rome is feminine. So is Odessa. London is a teenager, an urchin, and in this hasn't changed since the time of Dickens. Paris, I believe, is a man in his twenties in love with an older woman. - Author: John Berger
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#16. Anyway that other thing we almost did in Paris-that's probably off the table for a while.Unless you want that whole baby-I'm-on-fire-when-we kiss thing to become freakishly literal - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#17. The siren that is this city speaks to us insistently even after we've moved away. She belongs to us, truly, and to each in a different way. Paris nous appartient. - Author: Veronique Vienne
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#18. Paris is a city that liberates you as a woman from all your sins that you think you are guilty of; it washes away all of that, and you are free. - Author: Golshifteh Farahani
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#19. Paris will give bicyclists more rights when it installs 4,300 signs throughout the city, allowing them to barrel though red lights and turn right on red. - Author: Elaine Sciolino
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#20. In Brussels, you are able to have a lot of appointments in a day. In Paris, you can have one, two, maybe three, but you spend all your time on the road, in the car or in the suburbs. In Brussels, everything is easy. It's not a very big city, and the people are very quiet and warm. - Author: Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt
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#21. It is true that the king has made a truce with the duke of Burgundy for fifteen days and that the duke is to turn over the city of Paris at the end of fifteen days. Yet you should not marvel if I do not enter that city so quickly. - Author: Joan Of Arc
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#22. I love New York City. The energy, the theatre, the art, the food, the people, the parks and streets. But I could say the same of London or Paris, too. - Author: Pierce Brosnan
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#23. We made it known that we were trying to show the reality of France. People think of Paris as the city of love or the city of light, but where you got love you got hate, where you got light you got darkness. - Author: Mathieu Kassovitz
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#24. Was an elegant woman in a city of so many thousands of elegant women ... - Author: Ann Patchett
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#25. [On Paris:] I do not know any city so beautiful and you can be unhappy there and notice your unhappiness less, having the city to look at. - Author: Martha Gellhorn
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#26. London is satisfied, Paris is resigned, but New York is always hopeful. Always it believes that something good is about to come off, and it must hurry to meet it. - Author: Dorothy Parker
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#27. Where in the work of these people was love, the unmoving motor of all the stars, fixed point and vertex of the actions of men of real daring? - Author: Daniel Saldana Paris
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#28. Paris, though it's a very famous city, it's very small, so people always tell themselves, "We're gonna love each other in Paris." - Author: Louis Garrel
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#29. The pearl-grey city, the opal that is Paris ... - Author: Anais Nin
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#30. Although I was born in Idaho and now live in New York, I definitely identify with the European aesthetic. Paris is my mecca; it's where I discovered my flair for fashion. But I pay rent and work in New York, so that is my home - I love the culture clash of the city. - Author: Dree Hemingway
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#31. Paris is a heaven for all woman's obssesions: hot men, great chocolates, scrumptuous pastries, sexy lingerie, cool clothes but, as any shoe-o-phile knows, this city is a hotbed of fabulous shoes. - Author: Kirsten Lobe
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#32. Paris? People always say Paris is the shit. "Yes, I've never understood the American obsession with that city. The food is actually quite terrible on the whole, and the people can be rather awful if you don't speak the language. - Author: Tommy Wallach
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#33. Defend Paris to the last, destroy all bridges over the Seine and devastate the city. - Author: Adolf Hitler
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#34. Paris is not a city, it is the image, the symbol of France, its today and yesterday, the reflection of its history, its geography and its hidden essence. - Author: Nina Berberova
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#35. Paris: city of encounters, of furtive and painful discoveries. All isms converge there, including the anti-isms, all the revolutionaries too, including the counterrevolutionaries . - Author: Elie Wiesel
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#36. It seems impossible, in a big city like Paris, but you can waste hours looking for the right place to burn up a corpse. - Author: Italo Calvino
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#37. When I was little, I didn't really travel - from the suburbs to Paris was already a journey. I had a foreigner's eye on the city, and I still enjoy that point of view. Then there's the fact that one of the things that touches me most is injustice. - Author: JR
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#38. Paradoxically, the freedom of Paris is associated with a persistent belief that nothing ever changes. Paris, they say, is the city that changes least. After an absence of twenty or thirty years, one still recognizes it.
(Tourists in Paris) - Author: Marguerite Duras
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#39. Look at London or Paris: they're both filthy. You don't get that in Tokyo. The proud residents look after their city. - Author: Tadao Ando
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#40. I've lived in London, Paris, Rio de Janeiro, New York, and Turin. But New York is my favorite city. It has so much energy, so much toughness. - Author: Lapo Elkann
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#41. Paris was a city of love for unimaginative folks. - Author: Lauren Morrill
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#42. I really love Paris. It's my favorite city. - Author: Wolfgang Puck
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#43. After 'The Sisters Brothers,' I tried to write a contemporary story dealing with an investment adviser in New York City who moves to Paris. I did all this research, but after about a year and any number of pages written, I was bored stiff. - Author: Patrick DeWitt
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#44. You know this means that what we did-what we almost did in Paris-"
"Going to the Eiffel Tower? - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#45. 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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#46. When I was in the navy, I wanted to go to Paris and the Academie Julian. I never did. Mexico City took me instead. - Author: Pete Hamill
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#47. If I look at it, it's about being able to get lost in New York, to explore the city, to have more personal stories about New York, although some could also take place in Paris. - Author: Keren Ann
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#48. 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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#49. Paris, a city of gaieties and pleasures, where four-fifths of the inhabitants die of grief. - Author: Nicolas Chamfort
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#50. People say that Paris is the city of love, but for Raia, New York deserves the title more. It's imposible not to fall in love with the city like it's almost impossible not to fall in love in the city - Author: Ika Natassa
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#51. Lise: Paris has ways of making people forget. Jerry: Paris? No, not this city. It's too real and too beautiful. It never lets you forget anything. It reaches in and opens you wide, and you stay that way. - Author: Leslie Caron
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#52. If you ask the great city, 'Who is this person?,' she will answer, 'He is my child. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#53. I had forgotten how gently time passes in Paris. As lively as the city is, there's a stillness to it, a peace that lures you in. In Paris, with a glass of wine in your hand, you can just be. - Author: Kristin Hannah
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#54. I liked Berkeley tremendously, Berkeley was a very leftist campus. I came to love that city as much as I love Paris or the south of France or New York. - Author: Whitfield Diffie
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#55. When I was in college at the University of Pennsylvania, where I studied international relations and French, I studied abroad in Paris for a semester. I think when you're there, you can't help but be immersed in fashion because it's such a part of the city. - Author: Stacey Bendet
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#56. In Paris there are wide cityscapes like nowhere else. Habit has made us indifferent to them. But those who wander around the city - keenly sniffing the air, looking to be moved, to be amazed - are very familiar with these places. - Author: Helen Constantine
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#57. All cities are impressive in their way, because they represent the aspiration of men to lead a common life; those people who wish to live agreeable lives, and in constant intercourse with one another, will build a city as beautiful as Paris. - Author: Peter Ackroyd
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#58. Even the pigeons are dancing, kissing,
going in circles, mounting each other.
Paris is the city of love,
even for the birds. - Author: Samantha Schutz
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#59. Ah! some love Paris, / And some Purdue. / But love is an archer with a low I.Q. / A bold, bad bowman, and innocent of pity. / So I'm in love with / New York City. - Author: Phyllis McGinley
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#60. Paris is my favorite city in the world. The men are so beyond gorgeous, especially the humpy Arab men. But I could never live in Paris, it's a boutique city. - Author: Vaginal Davis
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#61. The thing about Paris, it's a great city for wandering around and buying shoes and nursing a cafe au lait for hours on end and pretending you're Baudelaire. But it's not a city where you can work. - Author: Malcolm McLaren
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#62. I think Paris smells not just sweet but melancholy and curious, sometimes sad but always enticing and seductive. She's a city for the all senses, for artists and writers and musicians and dreamers, for fantasies, for long walks and wine and lovers and, yes, for mysteries. - Author: M.J. Rose
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#63. I know the consequences, Manon," Ilyse conceded. "I know the fate you endured might one day be my own. But I refuse to be a prisoner for the rest of my life. - Author: Melika Dannese Lux
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#64. Paris is a beautiful city. - Author: Bubba Watson
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#65. Paris is the only city in the world where starving to death is still considered an art. - Author: Carlos Ruiz Zafon
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#66. Planning is for the world's great cities, for Paris, London, and Rome, for cities dedicated, at some level, to culture. Detroit, on the other hand, was an American city and therefore dedicated to money, and so design had given way to expediency. - Author: Jeffrey Eugenides
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#67. Sometimes I think of Paris not as a city but as a home. - Author: Anais Nin
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#68. 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. - Author: Wes Anderson
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#69. I started when I was 15 years old. And at that time, I was not thinking about changing the world, I was doing graffiti - writing my name everywhere, using the city as a canvas. I was going in the tunnels of Paris, on the rooftops with my friends. Each trip was an excursion, was an adventure. - Author: JR
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#70. The old Paris is no more (the form of a city changes faster, alas! than a mortal's heart). - Author: Charles Baudelaire
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#71. 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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#72. I love Paris for the million reasons that everybody loves the city. It's an incredibly romantic and beautiful place. - Author: Alan Furst
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#73. Paris is the playwright's delight. New York is the home of directors. London, however, is the actor's city, the only one in the world. In London, actors are given their head. - Author: Orson Welles
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#74. [On Paris:] A city never entirely known, yet which gives you the feeling of intimacy, of possessing it intimately. - Author: Anais Nin
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#75. Paris certainly needs to promote itself. Although still the most visited city in the world, it has fallen behind London and Berlin in terms of cool. - Author: Janine Di Giovanni
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#76. I placed my new novel, 'The Book of Lost Fragrances', in Paris, knowing it would be a challenge. But the book belonged in the city that is one of the greatest perfume capitals of the world and has been since for more than three centuries. - Author: M.J. Rose
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#77. Old St Petersburg remains a beautiful stage set but to the Russians it is not what Rome is to the Italians or Paris to the French. The decisions are made in the Kremlin. The city of Peter remains a museum, open from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. - Author: Joseph Wechsberg
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#78. I stayed three weeks in Paris, fell in love with the city, and decided that I was born to live in Paris. - Author: Ed Bradley
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#79. I didn't choose Paris. I like to think that the city chose me. - Author: Charlotte Le Bon
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#80. I never rebel so much against France as not to regard Paris with a friendly eye; she has had my heart since my childhood ... I love her tenderly, even to her warts and her spots. I am French only by this great city: the glory of France, and one of the noblest ornaments of the world. - Author: Michel De Montaigne
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#81. I love New York City for its energy. Pebble Beach, Carmel Beach and that all area, for its completely laid back energy. Paris for the charm, shopping and the glamour. - Author: Eva LaRue
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#82. Paris is a city for adults and women who really enjoy fashion. - Author: Sarah Lafleur
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#83. 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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#84. A marine snail gliding through the familiar city. Only in a dream could I move so gently along with the small human heartbeat in rhythm with the tug tug heartbeat of the tugboat, and Paris unfolding, uncurling, in beautiful undulations. - Author: Anais Nin
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#85. Paris is a wonderful city. I can't say I belong to an especially anglophone community. - Author: Marilyn Hacker
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#86. Paris is a very exciting city. I learned about Paris the same way that Americans do: from the movies. - Author: Woody Allen
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#87. We believed Paris was the start of us. It's the kind of city that makes you think of beginnings, or even juicy middles. Paris is a book to savor, in whole or in part, at any time and in any season. At age ninety or at thirty-four, you can open any chapter and read from there. - Author: Michelle Gable
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#88. No one has the right to change Paris, the protesters say, and argue that the city is the patrimony of all mankind. - Author: John Vinocur
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#89. It is a city of villages, closely connected, each village dedicated to a different way of life. - Author: Nancy Spain
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#90. Iko, did we break into that guardhouse and broadcast Cinder's message across all of Luna?"
"Yes, Captain."
"And, Scarlet, did I rescue you and Wolf when the entire city of Paris was under siege?"
She raised an eyebrow at him. "Actually, I'm pretty sure Cinder-"
"Yes, I did. - Author: Marissa Meyer
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#91. He was high up now, gazing across to where Montmartre itself gazed out over the city. He was swept along in the wind, admiring the twin steeples of Notre-Dame as he passed, along with the dogged, devilish gargoyles of St. Jacques. - Author: Toby Barlow
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#92. 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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#93. ... my books are derived from city images, and the city of my dreams or nightmares is Mexico City. (The Art of Fiction, No. 68. The Paris Review, No. 82, Winter 1981.) - Author: Carlos Fuentes
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#94. I am going to enjoy life in Paris I know. It is so human and there is something noble in the city ... It is a real city, old and fine and life plays in it for everybody to see. - Author: Katherine Mansfield
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#95. Oh, it was so hard to leave Paris, just about my favorite city in the world. - Author: Tony Visconti
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#96. I can't choose one favorite place because all destinations have something different to offer. My favorite city to explore is Paris; I love the culture of Morocco and the waterfalls in St. Lucia. I just can't choose one. I would like to go back to New Zealand to see more of what it has to offer. - Author: Martha Hunt
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#97. Think of Florence, Paris, London, New York. Nobody visiting them for the first time is a stranger because he's already visited them in paintings, novels, history books and films. But if a city hasn't been used by an artist, not even the inhabitants live there imaginatively. - Author: Alasdair Gray
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#98. If Paris is a city of lights, Sydney is the city of fireworks. - Author: Baz Luhrmann
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#99. Paris. City of love. City of dreams. City of splendour. City of saints and scholars. City of gaiety.
Sink of iniquity.
In two thousand years, Paris had seen it all. - Author: Edward Rutherfurd
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#100. Paris is not a city I should care to approach for the first time after I had passed forty. - Author: Carl Van Vechten
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