Quotes about cities and city life

For most visitors to Manhattan, both foreign and domestic, New York is the Shrine of the Good Time. "I don't see how you stand it, " they of ...

Robert Benchley cities and city life

Not to find one's way in a city may well be uninteresting and banal. It requires ignorance--nothing more. But to lose oneself in a city--as ...

Walter Benjamin cities and city life

Carthage must be destroyed.[Delenda est Carthago.] ...

Marcus Porcius Cato The Elder cities and city life

In Washington, the first thing people tell you is what their job is. In Los Angeles you learn their star sign. In Houston you're t old how r ...

Simon Hoggart cities and city life

No one left and no one cameOn the bare platform. What I saw Was Adlestrop--only the name--And willows, willow-herb, and grass, ...

Edward Thomas cities and city life railroads

Riding outfrom this town, to another, whereit is also black. ...

Imamu Amiri Baraka cities and city life darkness

For later in the vast gloom of cities, only there you learnHow the ideas were good only because they had to die, Leaving you alone and skinl ...

John Ashbery cities and city life death education

The point of cities is multiplicity of choice. ...

Jane Jacobs choice cities and city life

... in the cities there are thousands of rolling stones like me. We are all alike; we have no ties, we know nobody, we own nothing . When on ...

Willa Cather cities and city life loneliness

This city now doth, like a garment, wearThe beauty of the morning; silent bare, Ships, towers, domes, theatres and temples lieOpen unto the ...

William Wordsworth cities and city life