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    That is the way to lay the city flat,
    To bring the roof to the foundation,
    And bury all, which yet distinctly ranges,
    In heaps and piles of ruin.

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

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

by Euripides Found in: Cities Quotes,
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A great city is not to be confounded with a populous one.

A great city is not to be confounded with a populous one.

by Aristotle Found in: Cities Quotes,
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If, in New York, you arrive late for an appointment, say, "I took a taxi

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

by Andre Maurois Found in: Cities Quotes,
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I live not in myself, but I become
Portion of that around me; and to me
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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.

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A tranquil city of good laws, fine architecture, and clean streets is like a classroom of obedient dullards, or a read more

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

by Mark Helprin Found in: Cities Quotes,
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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 read more

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.

by George W. Bush Found in: Cities Quotes,
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The city is not a concrete jungle, it is a human zoo.

The city is not a concrete jungle, it is a human zoo.

by John Milton Found in: Cities Quotes,
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Unless the Lord keep the city the watchman waketh in vain.
[Lat., Nisi Dominus frustra.]

Unless the Lord keep the city the watchman waketh in vain.
[Lat., Nisi Dominus frustra.]

by Motto Found in: Cities Quotes,
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Great Homer's birthplace seven rival cities claim,
Too mighty such monopoly of Fame.

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

by Thomas Seward Found in: Cities Quotes,
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