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I helped in the raping of half a dozen Central American republics for the benefit of Wall Street. The record of racketeering is long ... Looking back on it, I feel I might have given Al Capone a few hints. The best he could do was to operate his racket in three city districts. We Marines operated on three CONTINENTS
— Smedley Butler —

Calcutta's the only city I know where you are actively encouraged to stop strangers at random for a quick chat.

— Tahir Shah

You can't love a city if you have no memories burried there.

— Marina Tavares Dias

But as a practical matter, Detroit's the sports city in the country.

— Rick Snyder

Does the New York City Ballet affect other places? Yeah, it lets people know they should come to New York.

— John Guare

A Mediterranean city is really my culture.

— Zinedine Zidane

The city fought a $300 million, 18-year war on graffiti. New York Mayor John Lindsay declared war in 1972, and the battle for the transit system came later.

— Adam Mansbach

But it wasn't any of those reasons that had set her on this course, Deryn knew. Alek was here in the city and needed help. Perhaps it was daft to risk everything for some barking prince, a boy who didn't even know she was a girl. But it was no more daft than Alek walking across a glacier to assist a wounded enemy airship, was it?

— Scott Westerfeld

I am no sort of art expert. I have only been to the Whitney once before, on a previous business visit that coincided with the Biennial. I enjoyed great swaths of that, although I was tempted to leave a note for several of the artists that said, "Great Start!" I would write it in crayon and add a smiley face so as not to seem rude. And I just do not have the patience for video installations, having yet to encounter one that conveys the absurdity of the human situation more effectively than a night spent channel surfing in a Motel 6 on the outskirts of Rapid City. But I like to look at everything.

— Michael Perry

I helped in the raping of half a dozen Central American republics for the benefit of Wall Street. The record of racketeering is long ... Looking back on it, I feel I might have given Al Capone a few hints. The best he could do was to operate his racket in three city districts. We Marines operated on three CONTINENTS

— Smedley Butler

There are reports that President Obama and his family may move to New York City after his term is over. Unfortunately, the city is so expensive, he's looking for another ex-president to be roommates with.

— Jimmy Fallon

One will feel the same subtle nausea coming into the city or waiting to depart from it that one feels now in such plastic catacombs as O'Hare's reception center in Chicago.

— Norman Mailer

I spent nine days in the Downtown Los Angeles City Jail. The judge gave me a suspended sentence and I went to work that night - wailed just like nothing happened. What strucked me funny though - I laughed real loud when several movie stars came up to the bandstand while we played a dance set and told me, when they heard about me getting caught with marijuana, they thought marijuana was a chick. Woo boy - that really fractured me!

— Louis Armstrong

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