Famous Quotes & Quotations About Places:
As an artist, a man has no home in Europe save in Paris.
~ Friedrich Nietzsche.
California can and does furnish the best bad things that are obtainable in America.
~ Hinton R. Helper.
California is a queer place - in a way, it has turned its back on the world, and looks into the void Pacific.... It's sort of crazy-sensible. Just the moment: hardly as far ahead as carpe diem.
~ D.H. Lawrence.
Every time anyone says that Israel is our only friend in the Middle East, I can't help but think that before Israel, we had no enemies in the Middle East.
~ John Sheehan, S.J. (Jesuit priest).
France is a dog-hole, and it no more merits the tread of a man's foot.
~ William Shakespeare.
France is France and a grand place for Frenchman.
~ Harry Truman, letter to Bess Wallace, 5 May 1918.
How hard it is to escape from places. However carefully one goes they hold you - you leave little bits of yourself fluttering on the fences - like rags and shreds of your very life.
~ Katherine Mansfield.
I moved to New York City for my health. I'm paranoid and New York was the only place where my fears were justified.
~ Anita Weiss.
It isn't like the rest of the country - it is like a nation itself - more tolerant than the rest in a curious way. Littleness gets swallowed up here. All the viciousness that makes other cities vicious is sucked up and absorbed in New York.
~ John Steinbeck.
I've been too many places. I'm like the bad penny.
~ Jack Nicholson.
Las Vegas: all the amenities of modern society in a habitat unfit to grow a tomato.
~ Jason Love.
New York has a trip-hammer vitality which drives you insane with restlessness if you have no inner stabilizer.
~ Henry Miller.
New York is to the nation what the white church spire is to the village - the visible symbol of aspiration and faith, the white plume saying the way is up!
~ E.B. White.
I think my favorite sport in the Olympics is the one in which you make your way through the snow, you stop, you shoot a gun, and then you continue on. In most of the world, it is known as the biathlon, except in New York City, where it is known as winter.
~ Michael Ventre, L.A. Daily News.
In the US and Europe over the last year we've been focused on the prices of gasoline at the pump. While many worry about filling their gas tanks, many others around the world are struggling to fill their stomachs. And it's getting more and more difficult every day.
~ Robert Zoellick.
It is the land of perpetual pubescence, where cultural lag is mistaken for renaissance.
~ Ashley Montagu, About California.
Over the years, there has been an intermingling of film and aircraft. This relationship has generated all kinds of movies, including those filmed in San Diego.
~ James Farmer.
Pleasure resorts are like film stars and royalty... embarrassed by the figures they cut in the fantasies of people who have never met them.
~ Doris Lessing.
New York, the nation's thyroid gland.
~ Christopher Morley, Shore Leave.
Nobody can tell about this California climate. One minute its hot and the next minute its cold, so a person never knows what to hock.
~ Anita Loos.
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