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Traffic signals in New York are just rough guidelines. David Letterman

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The whole of New York is rebuilt about once in ten years. Philip Hone

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There’s no room for amateurs, even in crossing the streets. George Segal

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New York is a place where the rich walk, the poor drive Cadillacs, and beggars die of malnutrition with thousands of dollars hidden in their mattresses. Duke Ellington

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Broadway is Trade and Vanity made flesh. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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This is the town that never sleeps. That’s why we don’t live in Duluth. That plus I don’t know where Duluth is. Woody Allen

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New York is the only city in the world where you can get deliberately run down on the sidewalk by a pedestrian. Russell Baker

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New York is like a disco, but without the music. Elaine Stritch

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If man can live in Manhattan, he can live anywhere. Arthur C. Clarke

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The faces in New York remind me of people who played a game and lost. Murray Kempton

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The present in New York is so powerful that the past is lost. John Jay Chapman

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No matter how many times I visit this great city, I’m always struck by the same thing: a yellow taxi cab. Scott Adams

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Living in New York City gives people real incentives to want things that nobody else wants. Andy Warhol

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New York is an exciting town where something is happening all the time, most of it unsolved. Johnny Carson

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It’s much better to be a neurotic in New York than in Nashville. There they liked me but they didn’t understand me. Here they like me and understand me. Stanley Siegel

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Most of the people living in New York have come here from the far to try to make enough money to go back to the farm. Don Marquis

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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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I miss New York. I still love how people talk to you on the street - just assault you and tell you what they think of your jacket. Madonna

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I love short trips to New York; to me it is the finest three-day town on earth. James Cameron

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A person who speaks good English in New York sounds like a foreigner. Jackie Mason

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Manhattan crowds, with their turbulent musical chorus! Manhattan faces and eyes forever for me. Walt Whitman

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New York is the perfect model of a city, not the model of a perfect city. Lewis Mumford

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New Yorkers are mostly interested in New York - in case you haven’t noticed. Jim Harrison

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One can’t paint New York as it is, but rather as it is felt. Georgia O’Keeffe

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New York has always been going to hell but somehow it never gets there. Robert Persig

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New York is not the cultural center of America, but the business and administrative center of American culture. Saul Bellow

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There is more sophistication and less sense in New York than anywhere else on the globe. Don Herold

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Every true New Yorker believes with all his heart that when a New Yorker is tired of New York, he is tired of life. Robert Moses

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NYC is chaotic. And I am attracted to chaos. Trevor Dunn

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Why, if you are not in New York you are camping out. Thomas E. Dewey

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Weekdays, New York City’s financial district bustles with activity. Its streets are rivers of rushing humanity, its air is thick with the sounds of traffic. Jennifer Dunning

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Living in New York is like being at some terrible late-night party. You’re tired, you’ve had a headache since you arrived, but you can’t leave because then you’d miss the party. Simon Hoggart

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New York City is a great monument to the power of money and greed... a race for rent. Frank Lloyd Wright

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They say life’s what happens when you’re busy making other plans. But sometimes in New York, life is what happens when you’re waiting for a table. Sarah Jessica Parker

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New York now leads the world’s great cities in the number of people around whom you shouldn’t make a sudden move.. David Letterman

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That’s another reason I love New York. Just like that, it can go from bad to cute. Sarah Jessica Parker

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New York...when civilization falls apart, remember, we were way ahead of you. David Letterman

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