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Open on all channels, ready to receive, and we’re not at the mer...

Open on all channels, ready to receive, and we’re not at the mercy of your shimmers and spells. We are of the earth, to her we do return, the future is inside us, it’s not somewhere else. -Thom Yorke
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 12
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"I've gone into hundreds of [fortune-teller's parlors], and hav...

"I've gone into hundreds of [fortune-teller's parlors], and have been told thousands of things, but nobody ever told me I was a policewoman getting ready to arrest her." β€” New York City detective
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 11
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Being miserable and treating other people...

Being miserable and treating other people like dirt is every New Yorker's God given right. β€”The Mayor of New York, Ghostbusters II
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 01
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"I am one" - Hedy Lamarr responding to the que...

"I am one" - Hedy Lamarr responding to the question "What do you think about the Jewish problem", when she first arrived in New York during WW2.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 19
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"Hurry up! I want to be in hell in time f...

"Hurry up! I want to be in hell in time for dinner!"- Criminal Edward H. Ruloff, seconds before being publicly hanged in New York
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 27
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"If American society is going to succeed it's going to have to find a way to do what New York...

"If American society is going to succeed it's going to have to find a way to do what New York has always done, which is to take incredibly disparate human elements, put them together, and find a way for them to tolerate each other." - Caleb Carr in "New York, A Documentary Film (1999)"
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 12
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"New York has more hermits than will be ...

"New York has more hermits than will be found in all the forests, mountains and deserts of the United States." - Simeon Strunsky
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 12
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"There is no such thing as an ugly color. There ...

"There is no such thing as an ugly color. There is such a thing as an ugly color combination." - Douglas Finch, artist and interior designer in New York
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 20
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I just want the American people...

I just want the American people to know that... live from New York it’s Saturday night -Barack Obama
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 09
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"Deeply regret [to] advise you Titanic sank this morning, fifteenth, after colli...

"Deeply regret [to] advise you Titanic sank this morning, fifteenth, after collision [with] iceberg resulting serious loss [of] life. Further particulars later." Telegram sent by J. Bruce Ismay to the White Star Line Headquarters in New York City.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 14
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"I just want the folks in New York to know their cit...

"I just want the folks in New York to know their city still looks very beautiful from space." - Frank L. Culberson Jr (The only American not on earth during 9/11)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 07
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As long as the ball rolls ,...

As long as the ball rolls , you should roll with it.β€” heard in New York bar some where .
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 06
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The most successful pe...

The most successful people are those who are good at plan B. - James Yorke
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 03
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"New York will be a ...

"New York will be a great place β€” if they ever finish it" β€” O. Henry
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 13
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People who regularly watch cable news...

People who regularly watch cable news are old. The median age of Fox News's prime-time audience is 68.β€”New York Times
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 14
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"When the evanescent is carefully co...

"When the evanescent is carefully contemplated, something timeless is revealed." β€”Edward Rothstein (New York Times)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 04
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"Hillary Clinton I think is a terrific woman. I am biased becaus...

"Hillary Clinton I think is a terrific woman. I am biased because I have known her for years. I live in New York. She lives in New York. I really like her and her husband both a lot." -- Donald Trump
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 24
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One of the paradoxes in watch-collecting is that the more a person "took care...

One of the paradoxes in watch-collecting is that the more a person "took care" of the watch over time by having it serviced, the more likely it is less desirable and valuable today.β€”Eric Wind, senior watch specialist at Christie's New York
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 10
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"They don't realize that we are bringing...

"They don't realize that we are bringing them the plague." - Sigmund Freud to Carl Jung as their ship was arriving in New York
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 23
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Cut off as I am, it is inevitable that I should sometimes feel like a shadow walking in a shadow...

Cut off as I am, it is inevitable that I should sometimes feel like a shadow walking in a shadowy world. When this happens I ask to be taken to New York City. Always I return home weary but I have the comforting certainty that mankind is real flesh and I myself am not a dream. - Helen Keller -
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 03
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Cut off as I am, it is inevitable that I should sometimes feel like a shadow walking in a shadow...

Cut off as I am, it is inevitable that I should sometimes feel like a shadow walking in a shadowy world. When this happens I ask to be taken to New York City. Always I return home weary but I have the comforting certainty that mankind is real flesh and I myself am not a dream. - Helen Keller -
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 27
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"When someone wrongs us, we want the maximum amount of pun...

"When someone wrongs us, we want the maximum amount of punishment. But when we do wrong, we want the maximum amount of understanding and forgiveness.” β€” someone on Humans of Newyork
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 30
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"We all wanted to go to the golden street...

"We all wanted to go to the golden streets of New York. The reason we call them gold is because of the banana peels" - Jimi Hendrix
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 23
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Boris Johnson - "the only reason I w...

Boris Johnson - "the only reason I wouldn't go to some parts of New York is the real risk of meeting Donald Trump"
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 09
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In the criminal justice system, sexually based offenses are considered especially hei...

In the criminal justice system, sexually based offenses are considered especially heinous. In New York City, the dedicated detectives who investigate these vicious felonies are members of an elite squad known as the Special Victims Unit. These are their stories .
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 31
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"It's easy to be misera...

"It's easy to be miserable. Being happier is tougherβ€”and cooler." -Thom Yorke
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 27
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"New York has always been goi...

"New York has always been going to hell but somehow it never gets there." - Robert Pirsig, 1992
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 02
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"Since gay men seem to be the only guys in N...

"Since gay men seem to be the only guys in New York who want to get married, it's really nice they're being allowed to do it." - Jessi Klein
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 27
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... Facebook makes each user's cover photo and profile photo ...

... Facebook makes each user's cover photo and profile photo visible as public informationβ€”which means everyone on the site and even people who do not use Facebook can see it.β€”New York Times
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 01
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80% of Instagram us...

80% of Instagram users are from outside the U.S.β€”New York Times
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 02
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...at least 90% of In...

...at least 90% of Instagram users are younger than 35.β€”New York Times
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 02
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Think you're getting Kobe steak when you order the $350 "Kobe steak" off the menu a...

Think you're getting Kobe steak when you order the $350 "Kobe steak" off the menu at Old Homestead [in NYC]? Nope β€” Japan sells its rare Kobe beef to just three restaurants in the United States, and 212 Steakhouse is the only one in New York.β€”Larry Olmstead
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 11
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On capital punishment: "Where would Christianity b...

On capital punishment: "Where would Christianity be if Jesus got eight to fifteen years, with time off for good behavior?" - New York Senator James H. Donovan
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 20
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"I don't travel because I want to leave my home. I travel b...

"I don't travel because I want to leave my home. I travel because I need to know why I'm staying."-Unknown woman's response in an interview for Humans of New York. Link in description.
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 21
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A New York Times Reported As...

A New York Times Reported Asked the mountaineer George Mallory in 1923 "why climb Everest?"
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 05
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"The New York Times print edition is a...

"The New York Times print edition is a great way to test your memory of what you read yesterday online." - Andy Borowitz
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 29
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"I didn't go to New York with a gu...

"I didn't go to New York with a gun and start threatening people to buy tickets for my show." - Steve Angello
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 18
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