Quotes: neighborhood

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  • Carroll Quigley
    Carroll Quigley
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    A community is made up of intimate relationships among diversified types of individuals--a kinship group, a local group, a neighborhood, a village, a large family.
    Source: Oscar Iden Lecture Series, Lecture 3: The State of Individuals (1976)
  • John Ciardi
    John Ciardi
    American teacher, poet, writer 1916-1986
    John Ciardi
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    A neighborhood is a residential area that is changing for the worse.
  • Murray Kempton
    Murray Kempton
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    A neighborhood is where, when you go out of it, you get beat up.
  • Edith Wharton
    Edith Wharton
    American Author 1862-1937
    Edith Wharton
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    Almost everybody in the neighborhood had ''troubles,'' frankly localized and specified; but only the chosen had ''complications.'' To have them was in itself a distinction, though it was also, in most cases, a death warrant. People struggled on for years wit
  • Buzz Aldrin
    Buzz Aldrin
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    Anything we can do in the near future that begins to stimulate the interest of people - seeing somebody down the street have an opportunity to go into space - buoys up the whole neighborhood.
  • Lois Horowitz
    Lois Horowitz
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    Books in a large university library system: 2, 000,000. Books in an average large city library: 1 0,000. Average number of books in a chain bookstore: 30, 000. Books in an average neighborhood branch library: 20, 000.
  • Anthony Burgess
    Anthony Burgess
    British writer, criticus 1917-1993
    Anthony Burgess
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    Books in a large university library system: 2,000,000. Books in an average large city library: 10,000. Average number of books in a chain bookstore: 30,000. Books in an average neighborhood branch library: 20,000.
  • Bonnie Hunt
    Bonnie Hunt
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    Chicago has definitely played a part in my character development. I love the essence of the city, the personalities of the people, the hard-working spirit that you need to get through the winters. And every neighborhood has its great restaurants and the local hot-dog stand.
  • Bob Beauprez
    Bob Beauprez
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    Colorado's collective shale deposits contain somewhere in the neighborhood of 1 trillion barrels of oil. That's almost as much as the entire world's proven oil reserves!
  • Jane Austen
    Jane Austen
    English writer 1775-1817
    Jane Austen
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    Every man is surrounded by a neighborhood of voluntary spies.
  • Ben Bernanke
    Ben Bernanke
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    High levels of homeownership have been shown to foster greater involvement in school and civic organizations, higher graduation rates, and greater neighborhood stability.
  • Brad Feld
    Brad Feld
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    In 2013, when Google announced that Kansas City would be the first city in the country to have Google Fiber, I bought a house in the first neighborhood that was being wired up with Google's gigabit Internet.
  • Bonnie Hunt
    Bonnie Hunt
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    In my neighborhood growing up, 8, 10,12 kids were the norm. Those stay-at-home moms would handle so much physically and emotionally. Even in my early teens, I could tell those ladies were something.
  • Anthony Weiner
    Anthony Weiner
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    It's a nice neighborhood, like the one I left. My home borough is Brooklyn and Queens.
  • Ben Bernanke
    Ben Bernanke
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    Many foreclosed homes are neglected or abandoned, as legal proceedings or other factors delay their resale. Deteriorating or vacant properties can, in turn, directly affect the quality of life in a neighborhood, for example, by leading to increases in vandalism or crime.
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