Quotes by cities
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American religeous writer, poet 1915-1968
Churches and cities are the most wonderful solitudes.
Cities, like cats, will reveal themselves at night.
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
Have you known how to take rest? You have done more than he who hath taken empires and cities.
Chinese Military Strategist, Author of ''Art of War'' c 400-430 bc
Therefore the skilful leader subdues the enemy's troops without any fighting; he captures their cities without laying siege to them; he overthrows their kingdom without lengthy operations in the field.
American musician 1947-2017
A lot of the cities where we have a strong following, we don't even get to every year anymore. But Stony Brook was a place that, from the very first time we went, the chemistry was right. They loved us, and we loved them, and we just kept going back and going back.
Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
A man perfects himself by working. Foul jungles are cleared away, fair seed-fields rise instead, and stately cities; and with the man himself first ceases to be a jungle, and foul unwholesome desert thereby. The man is now a man.
Australian actress and theatre 1969-
All cities do face similar, significant trends in the future... most importantly global warming and climate change.
English writer, broadcaster and critic
Among other things they picked out a detail that Charles had been offered the Governorship of Hong Kong in its dying days by Thatcher in return for shutting up about the inner cities. He quite rightly in my view led the paper on this story.
English art critic 1819-1900
An architect should live as little in cities as a painter. Send him to our hills, and let him study there what nature understands by a buttress, and what by a dome.
Danish architect and businessman 1974-
Architects have to become designers of eco-systems. Not just designers of beautiful facades or beautiful sculptures, but systems of economy and ecology, where we channel the flow not only of people, but also the flow of resources through our cities and buildings.
Egyptian King, Monotheist BC -~1375
As the whirlwind in its fury teareth up trees, and deformeth the face of nature, or as an earthquake in its convulsions overturneth whole cities; so the rage of an angry man throweth mischief around him.
British politician 1975-
Buenos Aires is easily one of the most stylish cities in the world with its eclectic collection of neighborhoods, each with its own unique charm.
South Korean politician and diplomat 1944-
Building sustainable cities - and a sustainable future - will need open dialogue among all branches of national, regional and local government. And it will need the engagement of all stakeholders - including the private sector and civil society, and especially the poor and marginalized.
Cities all over the world are getting bigger as more and more people move from rural to urban sites, but that has created enormous problems with respect to environmental pollution and the general quality of life.
Italian architect, engineer and activist
Cities are 2% of the earth's crust, but they are 50% of the world's population.
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