Quotes by so-paris

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  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    An artist has no home in Europe except in Paris.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    We worship not the Graces, nor the Parcae, but Fashion. She spins and weaves and cuts with full authority. The head monkey at Paris puts on a traveler's cap, and all the monkeys in America do the same.
  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
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    After my best friend jumped off the bridge, I knew that I was next. So-Paris. With forty dollars and a one-way ticket.
  • Abbe Pierre
    Abbe Pierre
    French priest 1912-2007
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    After the war, prompted by the Cardinal Archbishop of Paris, I entered Parliament so that a priest could speak out for the poor, as canon law at that time still permitted.
  • C. Wright Mills
    C. Wright Mills
    American sociologist 1916-1962
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    America is a nation with no truly national city, no Paris, no Rome, no London, no city which is at once the social center, the political capital, and the financial hub.
  • Anna Held
    Anna Held
    Polish-born stage performer and singer 1872-1918
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    At home in Paris I take a milk bath two times a week, but here on the road it is more difficult. I miss them.
  • Beth Ditto
    Beth Ditto
    American singer-songwriter and actress 1981-
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    Do I ever think Gossip will be really massive in America? No, I don't think it'll happen - and that's fine. It's kind of nice because I get to experience everything at once. I get to come home and it not be weird, like in Paris or something. It is nice to be completely anonymous.
  • John Berger
    John Berger
    English art critic, novelist, painter and poet 1926-2017
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    Every city has a sex and an age which have nothing to do with demography. Rome is feminine. So is Odessa. London is a teenager, an urchin, and, in this, hasn't changed since the time of Dickens. Paris, I believe, is a man in his twenties in love with an older woman.
  • Bill Buford
    Bill Buford
    American author and journalist
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    For reasons I didn't understand, I felt I needed to learn how to cook the food of France and knew that I was going to have to get over to the country: to Paris, I'd always assumed.
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    American writer and poet 1809-1894
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    Good Americans when they die, go to Paris.
  • Bill Bryson
    Bill Bryson
    American-British author 1951-
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    I don't care how paranoid and irrational this makes me sound, but I know for a fact that the people of Paris want me dead.
    Source: Neither Here nor There: Travels in Europe
  • Philip Guedalla
    Philip Guedalla
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    I had always imagined that Cliché was a suburb of Paris, until I discovered it to be a street in Oxford.
  • Bryan Ferry
    Bryan Ferry
    English singer and songwriter 1945-
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    I'd love to follow the Tour de France one day. It's a really exciting spectacle. I've only seen it once as it was coming into Paris and that was very exciting for me. I have memories of that.
  • Berenice Marlohe
    Berenice Marlohe
    French actress 1979-
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    I'm 50% Asian actually, so yes I was born in Paris but I feel more international than French so I can't talk about French women.
  • V.S. Naipaul
    V.S. Naipaul
    Trinidad and Tobago-born British writer 1932-2018
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    If ever you wish to meet intellectual frauds in quantity, go to Paris.
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