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" 1988 I also received from the city of Vienna the cross of honour for art and science. These titles and the various honors mean a great deal to me, most of all for the reason that they would mean a great deal to my parents too. "
" '25th Hour,' like a lot of my films, takes place in New York City. I've been very fortunate to make films in the city that I live. I mean, it's great going home at night instead of being on location. "
" A beautiful city is Richmond, seated on the hills that overlook the James River. The dwellings have a pleasant appearance, often standing by themselves in the midst of gardens. In front of several, I saw large magnolias, their dark, glazed leaves glittering in the March sunshine. "
William Cullen Bryant
" About six months after I moved to New York City, I was literally down to my last twenty dollars when a friend of mine from college got me a job at an Upper East side gym. I ran the cafe, and I was the janitor. It was an unfortunate combination of duties, to say the least. "
Donna Lynne Champlin
" Above all, Danny Boyle's 'Slumdog Millionaire' is the work of an artist at the peak of his powers. India is his palette, and Mumbai - that teeming 'maximum city', with 19 million strivers on the make, jostling, scheming, struggling and killing for success - is his brush. "
" A career in film didn't seem like something I could attain. Whereas I grew up next to New York City, and I spent my life going into New York City seeing plays, and I was a theater actor in school. Acting on the stage felt really natural to me, and I liked it, and I wasn't terrible at it. "
" A city becomes a world when one loves one of its inhabitants. "
" A city building, you experience when you walk; a suburban building, you experience when you drive. "
" A city can only be reconstructed in the form of urban quarters. A large or a small city can only be reorganized as a large or a small number of urban quarters; as a federation of autonomous quarters. Each quarter must have its own center, periphery and limit. Each quarter must be a city within a city. "
" A city, far from being a cluster of buildings, is actually a sequence of spaces enclosed and defined by buildings. "
I. M. Pei
" A city grows like an organism. It is a structure of living and working together a mix of functions. "
" A city is a crazy concrete jungle whose people at the end of each day somehow make a small step ahead against terrible odds. "
" A city is a large community where people are lonesome together. "
Herbert V. Prochnow
" A city is a place where there is no need to wait for next week to get the answer to a question, to taste the food of any country, to find new voices to listen to and familiar ones to listen to again. "
" A city is a state - of mind, of taste, of opportunity. A city is a marketplace - where ideas are traded, opinions clash and eternal conflict may produce eternal truths. "
" A city is like a family portrait - you don't tear it up if you don't like your uncle's nose. "
" A city is not gauged by its length and width, but by the broadness of its vision and the height of its dreams. "
" A city is where you can sign a petition, boo the chief justice, fish off a pier, gaze at a hippopotamus, buy a flower at the corner, or get a good hamburger or a bad girl at 4 A.M. A city is where sirens make white streaks of sound in the sky and foghorns speak in dark grays. San Francisco is such a city. "
" A city like London is sociable in a sense that there are people gathering in bars and restaurants, concerts and lectures. Yet you can partake of all these experiences and never say hello to anyone new. And one of the things that all religions do is take groups of strangers into a space and say it is OK to talk to each other. "
Alain de Botton
" A city may be dirty on the outside but is clean on the inside. Many cities in the world are clean on the outside but dirty on the inside. "
Gregory David Roberts
" A city should decide where it doesn't want to develop, saving at least some of the canyons and hillsides and wetlands from the bulldozer's blade. "
" A city that outdistances man's walking powers is a trap for man. "
Arnold J. Toynbee
" A city whose living immediacy is so urgent that when I am in it I lose all sense of the past. "
" A city with one newspaper, or with a morning and an evening paper under one ownership, is like a man with one eye, and often the eye is glass. "
A. J. Liebling
" A crowded ferry ride away from Tanzania's coastal city, Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar is a marvel for the senses. Every sight and smell is provocative, inspiring a sense of the old and new. "
" Acting was absolutely my first focus. I graduated high school in L.A., and two weeks afterwards, I moved to New York City, and I got a job in a mail room, and I got an agent, doing what actors do, with head shots and all the rest of it. "
" Actors, you have to wait for people to give you work, or you have to make your own stuff. But standup, I could just say, 'I want to do standup in 30 minutes,' and I can go do standup. Or I could just say, 'I want to do standup in a few weeks in this city.' "
" Actually, Sydney is my second favourite city on earth, I love Sydney, but this is the greatest. "
" A day off after a show with no agenda in a foreign city is about the most fertile creative situation I can imagine. Just walking with nothing to do, killing time and hearing the sights and sounds of an unfamiliar place. "
" A defendant on trial for a specific crime is entitled to his day in court, not in a stadium or a city or nationwide arena. "
Tom C. Clark
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