Quotes: cities

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  • R. Brooke
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    Cities, like cats, will reveal themselves at night.
  • Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
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    Have you known how to take rest? You have done more than he who hath taken empires and cities.
  • Butch Trucks
    Butch Trucks
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    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.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
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    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.
  • Cate Blanchett
    Cate Blanchett
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    All cities do face similar, significant trends in the future... most importantly global warming and climate change.
  • Albert Speer
    Albert Speer
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    All sensible Army people turned gas warfare down as being utterly insane since, in view of your superiority in the air, it would not be long before it would bring the most terrible catastrophe upon German cities, which were completely unprotected.
  • Anthony Holden
    Anthony Holden
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    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.
  • John Ruskin
    John Ruskin
    English art critic 1819-1900
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    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.
  • Bjarke Ingels
    Bjarke Ingels
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    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.
  • Akhenaton
    Akhenaton
    Egyptian King, Monotheist BC -~1375
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    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.
  • Ben Elliot
    Ben Elliot
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    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.
  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
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    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.
  • Thomas Merton
    Thomas Merton
    American religeous writer, poet 1915-1968
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    Churches and cities are the most wonderful solitudes.
  • Alan Dundes
    Alan Dundes
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    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.
  • Carlo Ratti
    Carlo Ratti
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    Cities are 2% of the earth's crust, but they are 50% of the world's population.
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