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Quotable NYC

“New York City… where even the ugly women are pretty.” — David McGlynn Advertisements

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“The city hums with its constant, insatiate, hungry roar.” — Maxim Gorky

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“I love that nobody here gets any sleep and that’s okay.” — Andy Cohen

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“New York is a piece of rock. It’s solid rock that I think is informed with some kind of strange energy that makes crazy people do great things. Like build buildings so tall.” — Kelsey Grammer

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Quotable NYC

“There is no friend, lover, or relative I want to be with as much as I want to swing through the streets being jostled and bumped, catching the eye of the stranger, feeling the stranger’s touch.” — Vivian Gornick

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“New York, indeed, appeared to us, even when we saw it by a soberer light, a lovely and noble city.” — Frances Trollope

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“If you want to become a real New Yorker, there’s only one rule: You have to believe New York is, has been, and always will be the greatest city on earth. The center of the universe.” — Ellen R. Shapiro

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“New York is pre-eminently a city of good food, good theatres, fine horses, and pretty women.” — E. Catherine Bates

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“The J train would with a certain wheezing ease through Queens and into Brooklyn.  Birds could be heard, through the rumble, and graveyards and unopened schools flashed by outside the windows.” — Joe Sexton

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“As I came to New York, it was for me a new beginning.” — Kurt Masur

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