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My first few weeks in New York were an initiation into the kingdom of guts. (Quote by - Shirley MacLaine)

No matter how many times I visit this great city I'm always struck by the same thing: a yellow taxi cab. (Quote by - Scott Adams)

When a man is tired of New York he is tired of work. And thought. And cheesecake. (Quote by - David Frost)

Living in New York is like being at some terrible late-night party. You're tired, you've had a headache since you arrived, but you can't leave because then you'd miss the party. (Quote by - Simon Hoggart)

New York was pandemonium with a big grin on. (Quote by - Tom Wolfe)

It is a communications center, processing and exchanging a steadily larger volume of the world's money, information and ideas; and it is a center that determines a large and growing part of the country's production, investment and labor policies-to say nothing of its taste and culture. (Quote by - Gilbert Bruck)

In Boston they ask, how much does he know? In New York, how much is he worth? In Philadelphia, who were his parents? (Quote by - Mark Twain)

New York is the city of rampant creativity, of abundant imagination, whether you are in advertising or the theater or the stock market. They are all fields built on imagination, the spinning of ideas and creations, of fantasy becoming reality. It is everything. (Quote by - A.M. Rosenthal and Arthur Gelb)

I've been a New Yorker for ten years, and the only people who are nice to us turn out to be Moonies. (Quote by - P. J. O'Rourke)

You're in New York City now, buddy-wipe that silly grin off your face. (Quote by - Baloo)

If there ever was an aviary overstocked with jays it is that Yaptown-on-the-Hudson, call New York. Cosmopolitan they call it, you bet. So's a piece of fly-paper. You listen close when they're buzzing and trying to pull their feet out of the sticky stuff. "Little old New York's good enough for us"--that's what they sing. (Quote by - O. Henry)

New York: where everyone mutinies but no one deserts. (Quote by - Harry Hershfield)

When I left the West Coast I was a liberal. When I landed in New York I was a revolutionary. (Quote by - Jane Fonda)

The city of New York is so overgrown that we in the upper regions do not know much more of what is passing in the lower, nor the things which are to be seen there, than the inhabitants of Mexico and Cairo. (Quote by - Philip Hone)

There is something distinctive about living in New York; over eight million other people are doing it. (Quote by - Don Herold)

Lo! body and soul!--this land! Mighty Manhattan, with spires, and The sparkling and hurrying tides, and the ships; The varied and ample land,--the South And the North in the light--Ohio's shores, and flashing Missouri, And ever the far-spreading prairies, covered with grass and corn. (Quote by - Walt Whitman)

People say New Yorkers can't get along. Not true. I saw two New Yorkers, complete strangers, sharing a cab. One guy took the tires and the radio; the other guy took the engine. (Quote by - David Letterman)

Silence? What can New York-noisy, roaring, rumbling, tumbling, bustling, story, turbulent New York-have to do with silence? Amid the universal clatter, the incessant din of business, the all swallowing vortex of the great money whirlpool-who has any, even distant, idea of the profound repose......of silence? (Quote by - Walt Whitman)

I moved to New York City for my health. I'm paranoid and it was the only place where my fears were justified. (Quote by - Anita Weiss)

What else can you expect from a town that's shut off from the world by the ocean on one side and New Jersey on the other? (Quote by - O. Henry)

Yet despite all the problems, New Yorkers fell in love with the soaring structure and almost overnight, the Empire State Building became the most romantic and widely recognizable symbol of the city. (Quote by - Ric Burns and James Sanders)

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. (Quote by - Harold Schonberg)

The city of right angels and tough, damaged people. (Quote by - Pete Hamill)

New York is the dirtiest, largest, ugliest, broken-down city in the world-but it's the only one. (Quote by - Isaac Stern)

Weekdays, New York City's financial district bustles with activity. Its streets are rivers of rushing humanity, its air is thick with the sounds of traffic. (Quote by - Jennifer Dunning)


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