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If you're going to San Francisco, Be sure to wear some flowers in your hair

J. B. Phillips Quotes

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I'm leaving because the weather is too good. I hate London when it's not raining.

Groucho Marx Quotes

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If, in New York, you arrive late for an appointment, say, "I took a taxi

Andre Maurois Quotes

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Great Homer's birthplace seven rival cities claim, Too mighty such monopoly of Fame.

Thomas Seward Quotes , Source: On Shakespeare's Monument at Stratford-on-Avon

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The first requisite to happiness is that a man be born in a famous city.

Euripides Quotes , Source: Encomium on Alcibiades, probably quoted

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The California crunch really is the result of not enough power-generating plants and then not enough power to power the power of generating plants.

George W. Bush Quotes

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When you look at a city, it's like reading the hopes, aspirations and pride of everyone who built it.

Hugh Newell Jacobsen Quotes

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I love Los Angeles. I love Hollywood. They're beautiful. Everybody's plastic, but I love plastic. I want to be plastic.

Andy Warhol Quotes

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When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford

Samuel Johnson Quotes

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A tranquil city of good laws, fine architecture, and clean streets is like a classroom of obedient dullards, or a field of gelded bulls - whereas a city of anarchy is a city of promise

Mark Helprin Quotes

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When you get tired of walking around San Francisco, you can always lean against it

Peter Shaffer Quotes

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Smyrna, Rhodes, Colophon, Salamis, Chios, Argos, Athens--these seven cities contend as to being the birthplace of the illustrious Homer. [Lat., Smyrna, Rhodos, Colophon, Salamis, Chios, Argos, Athenae, Hae septem certant de stirpe insignis Homeri.]

Anonymous Quotes , Source: (translated from Greek)

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Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hid.

Bible Quotes , Source: Matthew (ch. V, v. 14)

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Beautiful for situation, the joy of the whole earth, is Mount Zion, on the sides of the north, the city of the great King.

Bible Quotes , Source: Psalms (ch. XLVIII, v. 2)

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A rose-red city half as old as Time.

Dean John William Burgon Quotes , Source: Petra

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I live not in myself, but I become Portion of that around me; and to me High mountains are a feeling, but the hum Of human cities torture.

Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) Quotes , Source: Childe Harold (canto III, st. 72)

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God made the country, and man made the town.

William Cowper Quotes , Source: Task (bk. I, l. 749)

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No history much? Perhaps. Only this ominous Dark beauty flowering under veils, Trapped in the spectrum of a dying style: A village like an instinct left to rust, Composed around the echo of a pistol-shot.

Lawrence George Durrell Quotes , Source: Sarajevo

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In the busy haunts of men.

Mrs. Felicia D. Hemans Quotes , Source: Tale of the Secret Tribunal (pt. I, l. 2)

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Seven cities warr'd for Homer being dead, Who living had no roofe to shroud his head.

Thomas Heywood Quotes , Source: Hierarchie of the Blessed Angells

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The axis of the earth sticks out visibly through the centre of each and every town or city.

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Quotes , Source: Autocrat of the Breakfast Table (VI)

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Far from gay cities, and the ways of men.

Homer ("Smyrns of Chios") Quotes , Source: The Odyssey (bk. 14, l. 410), (Pope's translation)

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Every man cannot go to Corinthum. [Lat., Non cuivis homini contingit adire Corinthum.]

Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus) Quotes , Source: Epistles (I, 17, 36)

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Even cities have their graves!

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Quotes , Source: Amalfi (st. 6)

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Friends and loves we have none, nor wealth, nor blest abode But the hope, the burning hope, and the road, the lonely road. Not for us are content, and quiet, and peace of mind, For we go seeking cities that we shall never find.

John Masefield Quotes , Source: The Seekers

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