New York Quotes
1.) A person who speaks good English in New York sounds like a foreigner.
- Jackie Mason
2.) I like the rough, impersonality of New York....Human relations are oiled by jokes, complaints, and confessions-all made with the assumption of never seeing the other person again.
- Bill Bradley
3.) I like the rough, impersonality of New York....Human relations are oiled by jokes, complaints, and confessions-all made with the assumption of never seeing the other person again.
- Bill Bradley
4.) If man can live in Manhattan, he can live anywhere.
- Arthur C. Clarke
5.) If there were a god of New York, it would be the Greek's Hermes, the Roman's Mercury. He embodies New York qualities: the quick exchange, the fastness of language and style, craftiness, the mixing of people and crossing of borders, imagination.
- Dr. James Hillman
6.) New York now leads the world's great cities in the number of people around whom you shouldn't make a sudden move.
- David Letterman
7.) Only New York could have produced such a welcome. It beat a snowstorm all to pieces.
- Charles Lindbergh
8.) The intellectual life is why I am a New Yorker. It's why I stay here. I spend my summers in Europe and when they ask me if I'm an American, I say, 'No, I'm a New Yorker.' I don't know about everyone else, but for me that's a positive statement.
- Alexander Alland, Jr.
9.) There is a love-hate relationship between New York and the rest of the country, but New York is unarguably the city that sets the standards, the city in which all who have anything to do with the arts dream of working and succeeding.
- Harold Schonberg
10.) Where else but in an American democracy could a boy of the lower East Side, born in London to parents fleeting Russian discrimination, grow up to be mayor of a pan-ethnic city?
- Abraham Beame
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