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  • W. C. Fields
    W. C. Fields
    American Actor 1879-1946
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    I once spent a year in Philadelphia, I think it was on a Sunday.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    In Boston they ask, ''How much does he know?'' In New York, ''How much is he worth?'' In Philadelphia, ''Who were his parents?''
  • Russell H. Conwell
    Russell H. Conwell
    American Baptist minister, lawyer, and writer 1843-1925
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    Let every man or woman here, if you never hear me again, remember this, that if you wish to be great at all, you must begin where you are and with what you are. He who would be great anywhere must first be great in his own Philadelphia.
  • Judith Viorst
    Judith Viorst
    American writer and journalist 1931-
    Judith Viorst
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    Love is much nicer to be in than an automobile accident, a tight girdle, a higher tax bracket, or a holding pattern over Philadelphia.
  • Tom Hanks
    Tom Hanks
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    My work is magnified by the fact that the streets of heaven are too crowded with angels - we know their names, they number a thousand for each red ribbon we wear here tonight. [Accepting his Best Actor Oscar for Philadelphia]
  • Barbara Cook
    Barbara Cook
    American actress and singer 1927-2017
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    New Year's Eve, we're going to be doing a concert with the Philadelphia Orchestra in Symphony Hall. It makes me feel good, because of all the people they could have had, they wanted me! We do have to do a little work with the rhythm section.
  • Bobby Wallace
    Bobby Wallace
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    We were in Philadelphia when Manager Pat shifted me from third to short, and right off the bat, I knew I had found my dish. Footwork was more a part of the new position than it had been at third. I suddenly felt I had sprouted wings. A world of new possibilities opened for me.
  • Bil Keane
    Bil Keane
    American cartoonist 1922-2011
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    When I was in high school at Northeast Catholic in Philadelphia in the late '30s, I found that drawing caricatures of the teachers and satirizing the events in the school, then having them published in our school magazine, got me some notoriety.
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