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A car is useless in New York, essential everywhere else. The same with good manners. (Quote by - Mignon McLaughlin)

Broadway has always been at the heart of civic affairs and remains so today. The path of almost everyone who lives in or visits New York must cross it at some point. (Quote by - David W. Dunlap)

I miss New York. I still love how people talk to you on the street - just assault you and tell you what they think of your jacket. (Quote by - Madonna)

The city seen from the Queensboro Bridge is always the city seen for the first time, in its first wild promise of all the mystery and the beauty in the world. (Quote by - F. Scott Fitzgerald)

New York is great though. If you’re here and want a one of a kind souvenir be sure to take home the police sketch of your assailant. (Quote by - Dave Letterman)

New York, the nation's thyroid gland. (Quote by - Christopher Morley)

This is the town that never sleeps. That's why we don't live in Duluth. That plus I don't know where Duluth is. (Quote by - Woody Allen)

Manhattan crowds, with their turbulent musical chorus! Manhattan faces and eyes forever for me. (Quote by - Walt Whitman)

It is an ugly city, a dirty city. Its climate is a scandal. Its politics are used to frighten children. Its traffic is madness. Its competition is murderous. But there is one thing about it-once you have lived in New York and it has become your home, no other place is good enough. (Quote by - John Steinbeck)

When it's 3 o'clock in New York, it's still 1938 in London. (Quote by - Bette Midler)

New York is a city that loves what has been called the "Type A" personality: always feeling the press of time, aggressive and competitive, a workaholic, dedicated to achievement. (Quote by - Dr. Anthony Zito)

Most of the people living in New York have come here from the far to try to make enough money to go back to the farm (Quote by - Don Marquis)

New York had all the iridescence of the beginning of the world. (Quote by - F. Scott Fitzgerald)

The only real advantage of New York is that all its inhabitants ascend to heaven right after their deaths, having served their full term in hell right on Manhattan Island. (Quote by - Barnard Bulletin)

There was always something immensely comic to her in the thought of living elsewhere than New York. She could not regard as serious proposals that she share a western residence. (Quote by - Dorothy Parker)

New York means many different things to me. It certainly means cheesecake, more species of cheesecake than I ever knew existed: rum, orange, hazelnut, chocolate marble, Italian, Boston, and of course, New York. (Quote by - David Frost)

New York is not the cultural center of America, but the business and administrative center of American culture. (Quote by - Saul Bellow)

New York is an exciting town where something is happening all the time, most of it unsolved. (Quote by - Johnny Carson)

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. (Quote by - Alexander Alland, Jr.)

No other city in the United States can divest the visitor of so much money with so little enthusiasm. In Dallas, they take it away with gusto; in New Orleans, with a bow; in San Francisco, with a wink and a grin. In New York, you're lucky if you get a grunt. (Quote by - Fletcher Knebel)

By any reasonable standard, Riverside Drive would be considered the best street in New York. Where else, after all, are there such views-not of a narrow river, as there is across town, but of one of the noblest rivers in the United States. (Quote by - Paul Goldberger)

Ideas matter in New York. I am certain that more conversations in New York are about ideas than anywhere else. Not just vague theories, but ideas that New Yorkers have the will, and the clout, to do something about. (Quote by - David Frost)

The wise people are in New York because the foolish went there first, that's the way the wise men make a living. (Quote by - Finley Peter Dunne)

No other place can so convincingly claim to be the capital of capitalism, the capital of the 20th century and the capital of the world. (Quote by - Kenneth t. Jackson)

You'd think New York people was all wise; but no, they can't get a chance to learn. Every thing's too compressed. Even the hay-seeds are bailed hay-seeds. But what else can you expect from a town that's shut off for the world by the ocean on one side and New Jersey on the other? (Quote by - O. Henry)


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