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New York was an inexhaustible space, a labyrinth of endless steps, and no matter how far he walked, no matter how well he came to know its neighborhoods and streets, it always left him with the feeling of being lost. (Quote by - Paul Auster)

I miss the animal buoyancy of New York, the animal vitality. I did not mind that it had no meaning and no depth. (Quote by - Anais Nin)

A person who speaks good English in New York sounds like a foreigner. (Quote by - Jackie Mason)

The City of New York, the noblest of the American symbols. (Quote by - James Morris)

Cut off as I am, it is inevitable that I should sometimes feel like a shadow walking in a shadowy world. When this happens I ask to be taken to New York City. Always I return home weary but I have the comforting certainty that mankind is real flesh and I myself am not a dream. (Quote by - Helen Keller)

Why, if you are not in New York you are camping out. (Quote by - Thomas W. Dewing)

Early in the century the Times carried an irate letter under the heading ACUTE PHONOGRAPHOMANIACS UPTOWN. The writer was deeply indignant at the 'low songs' blaring from his neighbor's machine ? George M. Cohan, the guilty party in this instance, then lived at 47 West 86th. (Quote by - Peter Salwen)

A priest in New York City was arrested on gun possession. These days, you better be happy that the bulge in his pocket is a .38. (Quote by - Dave Letterman)

The city is like poetry; it compresses all life, all races and breeds, into a small island and adds music and the accompaniment of internal engines. (Quote by - E. B. White)

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. (Quote by - Bill Bradley)

Give my regards to Broadway,/ Remember me to Herald Square./ Tell all the gang at Forty-second Street/ That I will soon be there. (Quote by - George M. Cohan)

In Forty-second Street it is a glowing summer afternoon all night: one might almost wear white trousers and a straw hat. (Quote by - Paul Morand)

You absorb the intellectual life, the culture. Without even consciously learning from it, you are stimulated by it. It is almost a passive thing that happens. You cannot stop it. (Quote by - Stephen Tim)

New York is headquarters town, it's the cerebellum and cerebrum. (Quote by - Gilbert Bruck)

On a New York subway you get fined for spitting, but you can throw up for nothing. (Quote by - Lewis Grizzard)


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