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Quotable NYC

“New York. The world’s most dramatic city.” — Cornell Woolrich

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“I would love to be the poet laureate of Coney Island.” — Thornton Wilder

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“Uncharitableness and lack of generosity have never been New York failings; the citizens are keenly sensible to any real, tangible distress or need. A blizzard in Dakota, an earthquake in South Carolina, a flood in Pennsylvania – after any such catastrophe hundreds of thousands of dollars are raised in New York at a day’s notice.” …

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Quotable NYC

“A lot of people have told me real New Yorkers are Mets fans.” — Curtis Granderson

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“I feel at home amongst the splendor of Wave Hill’s sprawling vegetation and transcendent beauty.” — Agnes Gund

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“Ultimately, a Brooklyn girl is a homegirl.  She knows everyone on the block.” — Rosie Perez

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“Hip-hop was not created based on hatred.  It was created at giant block parties in the Bronx and Harlem, based on a very innocent notion of urban creative expression.” — Kabir Sen

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“In Astoria you’ve got families of immigrants, proud people, hardworking people.  Manhattan kids are straight out of a music video.” — L. B. Deyo

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“Staten Island is the Australia of New York City.” — Dave Hollander

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“When I go to the West Village and areas like Brooklyn Heights, the locales have that really romantic, cinematic feel. You feel like you’re in a Woody Allen movie. It’s that architecture. Those brownstones in the West Village. And you find cobblestone streets and hidden bookstores. Also, there’s nothing more beautiful than the West Village …

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