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Quotable NYC

“If you’re not in New York, you’re camping out.” — Thomas E. Dewey Advertisements

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“Most New Yorkers spent their lives somewhere between the fruit cart and the fifth floor. To see the city from a few hundred feet above the riffraff was pretty celestial. We gave the moment its due.” — Amor Towles

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Quotable NYC

“They had heard of New York as a place vague and far away, a city that, like Heaven, to them had existed by faith alone. All the days of their lives they had heard of it, and it seemed to them the center of all the glory, all the wealth, and all the freedom of …

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Quotable NYC

“I love Chinatown. I love the outdoor market that has grown up along Canal Street, and I love the food stores where I can’t ever seem to get anyone to tell me what anything is in English.” — Calvin Trillin

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Quotable NYC

“Educationally, New York is to the United States what Paris is to France… Whoever seeks intellectual stimulation will find it in America’s first city.” — Sidney Hook

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Quotable NYC

“I can’t imagine living anywhere other than New York.” — Lawrence Block

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Quotable NYC

“One belongs to New York instantly.  One belongs to it as much in five minutes as in five years.” — Thomas Wolfe

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“That is one of the things I loved best about Brooklyn.  Everyone is not expected to be exactly like everyone else.” — Carson McCullers

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Quotable NYC

“The concept for this memorial came from a desire to create something that would connect us all to the victims of this tragedy. I chose the symbol of the postcard because we all write to people we remember and miss.” — Masayuki Sono

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Quotable NYC

“Heroes play in New York.  Your career is not finished until you play in New York.” — Dwight ‘Doc’ Gooden

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