Cities Quotes

โ€œIn a world of rising crime and falling standards, of...

โ€œIn a world of rising crime and falling standards, of broken cities and failing schools, the border collie is one of the few things that works.โ€ โ€“ Charles Krauthammer
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"To speak impartially, both sayings are very true; That Man to Man is a kind o...

"To speak impartially, both sayings are very true; That Man to Man is a kind of God; and that Man to Man is an arrant Wolfe. The first is true, if we compare Citizens amongst themselves; and the second, if we compare Cities." -Thomas Hobbes
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"I see men assassinated around me every day. I walk through rooms of the dead, streets of the dea...

"I see men assassinated around me every day. I walk through rooms of the dead, streets of the dead, cities of the dead; men without eyes, men without voices; men with manufactured feelings and standard reactions; men with newspaper brains, television souls and high school ideas." - Charles Bukowski
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"Aren't we all guilty of...

"Aren't we all guilty of not being tourists in cities we call home?" - Unknown
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I am not sure that I exist, actually. I am all the writers th...

I am not sure that I exist, actually. I am all the writers that I have read, all the people that I have met, all the women that I have loved; all the cities I have visited. Jorge Luis Borges
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"The trouble with these people is that their c...

"The trouble with these people is that their cities have never been bombed and their mothers have never been told to shut up." -Charles Bukowski
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โ€œPeople sometimes mistake their own shortcomings f...

โ€œPeople sometimes mistake their own shortcomings for those of society and want to fix the Cities because they donโ€™t know how to fix themselves.โ€~Isaac Asimov
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"Evil: the same old thing. No matter what happens, keep this in mind: Itโ€™s the same old ...

"Evil: the same old thing. No matter what happens, keep this in mind: Itโ€™s the same old thing, from one end of the world to the other. It fills the history books, ancient and modern, and the cities, and the houses too. Nothing new at all." - Marcus Aurelius, Meditations
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"Cities can be lonely places, and in admitting this we see that loneliness doesnโ€™t necessaril...

"Cities can be lonely places, and in admitting this we see that loneliness doesnโ€™t necessarily require physical solitude, but rather an absence or paucity of connection, closeness, kinship: an inability, for one reason or another, to find as much intimacy as is desired." -Olivia Laing
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"I, as a U.S. airman, am guilty of crimes against the Vietnamese country and people," the vo...

"I, as a U.S. airman, am guilty of crimes against the Vietnamese country and people," the voice says in the recording. "I bombed their cities, towns, and villages and caused many injuries, even deaths, for the people of Vietnam. I'm a war criminal." -- John McCain, confession tape.
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โ€œI am not sure that I exist, actually. I am all the writers th...

โ€œI am not sure that I exist, actually. I am all the writers that I have read, all the people that I have met, all the women that I have loved; all the cities I have visited.โ€ โ€• Jorge Luis Borges
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โ€œWhile working with different people in different cities with very different viewpoin...

โ€œWhile working with different people in different cities with very different viewpoints, I noticed one very similar theme: The people who blamed everything and everybody else for their lack of success tended to continue to have a lack of success.โ€ - Loren Weisman
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"Love cools, friendship falls off, brothers divide: in cities...

"Love cools, friendship falls off, brothers divide: in cities, mutinies; in countries, discord; in palaces, treason; and the bond crackโ€™d โ€™twixt son and father." - King Lear, Act I Scene II
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"Lands ravaged, cities in ruins, so many li...

"Lands ravaged, cities in ruins, so many lives sacrificed, and yet there was no other word for it but victory." - Near-Death Experience
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โ€œIf men and women began to live their ephemeral dreams, every phantom would become a...

โ€œIf men and women began to live their ephemeral dreams, every phantom would become a person with whom to begin a story of pursuits, pretenses, misunderstandings, clashes, oppressions, and the carousel of fantasies would stop.โ€ Italo Calvino, Invisible Cities
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"The true test of civilization is, not the censu...

"The true test of civilization is, not the census, nor the size of the cities, nor the crops, but the kind of man that the country turns out." - Emerson
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