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"A city life for me!" - Thomas Beecham

"in the big city nobody has time to make friends. The big city is a big solitude." - Vicki Baum

"The price of property in city centres is making it impossible, particularly in the big cities, for any kind of social mix to take place. It's castrating the whole notion of city life" - Joseph Rykwert

"If you live in a dirty big city, it means that you surely need a pastoral life to make yourself clean!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Confused by the big city blues, he didn't know who's life he's leading. Put yourself behind the wheel, see if you can get that feel." - Robbie Robertson

"New Orleans is like a big musical gumbo. The sound I have is from being in the city my whole life." - Trombone Shorty

"As a remedy to life in society I would suggest the big city. Nowadays, it is the only desert within our means." - Albert Camus

"Whatever happened to that old-fashioned Grandpa? If he still survives, he must be hiding in the small towns. You sure don't see him very often in the big city. The big-city Grandpa has gone big time.... He is the life of every party..." - Hal Boyle

"The third big war will begin when the big city is burning" - Nostradamus

"Anyone who thinks small towns are friendlier than big cities lives in a big city." - Richard Peck

"I didn't realize what a love affair I would have with big city life until I got to New York City. In a place like New York, granted it's utterly unique, you can get and have and do anything you want at any time of any day. It's bursting with culture and the cream of the crop in all walks of life." - Steven Pasquale

"A fountain is the memory of nature, this marvelous sound of a little river in the mountains translated to the city. For me, a fountain doesn't mean a big jet of water. It means humidity, the origin of life." - Jaume Plensa

"Its all big money, high rent, high prices in New York City now. The poor people completely got rolled over. I've never seen anything like it in my life. It's disgusting." - Ralph Bakshi

"I hate your city. It has standardized all the beauty out of life. It is one big railroad station - with all the people taking tickets for the best cemeteries. ~ Ch. 7" - Sinclair Lewis

"In those early years in New York when I was a stranger in a big city, it was the companionship and later friendship which I was offered in the Linnean Society that was the most important thing in my life." - Ernst Mayr

"You have to understand, now, I'm a momma's boy. I'm from the south. My way of being raised is totally different than the big city life. I truly was a country boy." - Terry Bradshaw

"The ever increasing spiritual damage caused by life within the big city will make this hunger practically uncontrollable when we build here on this the landscape of our homeland we must be clear that we will protect its beauty." - Fritz Todt

"In 1998, Vanity Fair asked me to write a big piece for them on the 50th anniversary of the New York City Ballet. My life, to a great extent, had been spent at and with the New York City Ballet, and I decided to try it. It was very scary, writing about something I loved so much and had such strong opinions about." - Robert Gottlieb

"Life is one big transition." - Willie Stargell

"I've spent most of my life in L.A. and I'm still amazed at things that I don't know about the place. There are a lot of places I've never been to yet and I may never even make it. There's so much here and there's so much of a variety in terms of culture now. It's amazing. It's all here in one big city. In a lot of ways, the city is unique in the world because it's hard to find another city that has the diversity and range. It's a microcosmic planet, if you look at it that way. And in that sense, it's very much an experimental city." - Michael C. McMillen

"the loneliest place to be is a hotel room in a big city in early evening." - Willa Gibbs

"I always think that in a big city, anything is possible, including reinventing yourself." - Caroline Leavitt

"After Babar's mother was killed by the hunter, he went to the big city." - Jean de Brunhoff

"There is no solitude in the world like that of the big city." - Kathleen Norris

"Sex and the City was about looking for Mr Big and trying to find him." - Candace Bushnell

"When you're from Weir, Mississippi, almost everywhere you go looks like the big city." - Roy Oswalt

"I'm not a big city guy...there's too many people, there's too much traffic." - Jeremy Bonderman

"Washington is the city where the big men of little towns come to be disillusioned" - Paul Laurence Dunbar

"I love Chicago. I have big investments in Chicago, and I think it's a great city." - Donald Trump

"It's a big deal in my city to have a breath of fresh air." - Donnis

"I'm accepting I'm not living that younger, dreamed version of myself in the big city." - Paula Cole

"In New York City, the meek don't inherit the earth. The big mouth does." - Barbara Corcoran

"On the Web we all become small-town visitors lost in the big city." - Alison Gopnik

"Chicago seems a big city instead of merely a large place." - A J Liebling

"And Seattle isn't really crazy anymore. It's a big dot-com city." - Krist Novoselic

"A city plays the role of a great big magnet that's sucking people up." - Geoffrey West

"Sex and the City changed New York-New York's become a big shoe store now, unfortunately." - Chris Noth

"I like it when it's nice and quiet. I'm not a big city person." - Louis Oosthuizen

"City life is millions of people being lonesome together." - Henry David Thoreau

"I loved experiencing city life in New York." - Quvenzhane Wallis

"My quality of life here in Quebec City is extraordinary." - Patrick Roy

"A great American city is fighting for its life." - Marc Morial

"I'll tell you, it's Big Business. If there is one word to describe Atlantic City, it's Big Business. Or two words - Big Business." - Donald Trump

"In every big city there is always one surefire laugh, and that lies in hanging some piece of idiocy upon the people of a nearby city or town." - W C Fields

"Infrastructure creates the form of a city and enables life to go on in a city, in a certain way." - Paul Goldberger

"No doubt Carter would describe the underground city in excruciating detail, with exact measurements of each room, boring history on every statue and hieroglyph, and background notes on the construction of the magical headquarters of the House of Life. I will spare you that pain. It's big. It's full of magic. It's underground. There. Sorted." - Rick Riordan

"I think I went through my phase of feeling sort of invisible when I left my small hometown in Canada and moved to the big city of Vancouver. I kind of had to decide right there in that moment what I was going to do with the rest of my life and make a thousand decisions after finishing high school. Fortunately, I chose acting." - Justin Chatwin

"My Cape women are generally true to type - big hearted, motherly women who love the sea. My other characters, with the exception of the Portuguese, who I occasionally mention as Cape dwellers, are obviously drawn from the city types one sees in everyday life." - Joseph C Lincoln

"New York used to be so much more than just a place to shop. It was life on the street for the eccentrics; it was an eccentric city. It had many different tastes. Now it's just one - a really rich one - with big tall glass buildings." - Chris Noth

"I feel like, big city or small town, you can relate to following your parents' footsteps or putting your own dreams on the back burner or vices that we get caught up in - that whole cycle. That's not just a small-town thing. That's a life thing." - Kacey Musgraves

"Your life is big. Keep reaching." - Oprah Winfrey

"The big art is our life." - Mary Caroline Richards

"My life has been about big changes." - Brad Pitt

"Traditional values are big in my life." - Jennifer Hudson

"In the City of God there will be a great thunder, Two brothers torn apart by Chaos, while the fortress endures, the great leader will succumb, The third big war will begin when the big city is burning" - Nostradamus

"Little Indian, Big City is one of the worst movies ever made. I detested every moronic minute of it...if you, under any circumstances, see Little Indian, Big City, I will never let you read one of my reviews again." - Roger Ebert

"Josh Saviano's a big entertainment lawyer in New York City. He's handled Broadway shows like 'Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark' and some of the other big ones." - Dan Lauria

"I'm a big-city boy. What I like is big cities. It's not just what I like. It's what I write about." - Salman Rushdie

"The pressure of survival in the big city will make you lose sight of your dream ... Hang in there." - James De La Vega

"Old Hank would be proud, and Elvis would too, cause we like our country mixed with some big city blues." - Hank Williams, Jr.

"Sometimes we're the big game in town. Other times, we're kind of a side show. (on Manchester City)" - Claudio Reyna

"I saw what I could [in Mexico City], but we rarely got anything other than big, mainstream American films." - Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

"The volunteering spirit of Londoners is part of what makes this the best big city on earth." - Boris Johnson

"The two elements the traveler first captures in the big city are extrahuman architecture and furious rhythm. Geometry and anguish." - Federico Garcia Lorca

"The pressure of survival in the big city will make you lose sight of your dream... Hang in there." - James De La Vega

"I was always a big fan of Charlie Chaplin movies. I love 'The Great Dictator' and 'City Lights.'" - Jack Reynor

"What I like about Oxford is how small it is; it's really more of a big town than a city." - Samantha Shannon

"Madrid is not as big as London, but it is true when you are coming from a big city like Madrid, nothing is going to surprise you, and I am very happy to move to a city like London. It is a big city, and you can do everything you want with the respect that the English people always have." - Fernando Torres

"The life of the city cat is short but so sophisticated." - Jennifer Stone

"One cannot make architecture without studying the condition of life in the city" - Aldo Rossi

"A contrast between country and city, as fundamental ways of life, reaches back into classical times." - Raymond Williams

"Your life must be an open city, with all sorts of ways to wander in." - Robin Sloan

"Oh, a day in the city-square, there is no such pleasure in life!" - Elizabeth Barrett Browning

"Work. Home. The pub. Meeting girls. Living in the city. Life. Is that all there is?" - Neil Gaiman

"I could spend my life arriving each evening in a new city." - Bill Bryson

"Kids aren't going to understand single life in New York City" - Melissa Joan Hart

"The life of the city never lets you go, nor do you ever want it to." - Wallace Stevens

"I would never be able to spend all my life in a busy city like Mumbai." - Kangna Ranaut

"The life of Liverpool is commerce; it is a city of warehouses and shops." - Katharine Lee Bates

"Kids aren't going to understand single life in New York City." - Melissa Joan Hart

"City people make most of the fuss about the charms of country life." - Mason Cooley

"The neighborhood stores are an important part of a city child's life." - Betty Smith

"The two elements the traveler first captures in the big city are extra human architecture and furious rhythm. Geometry and anguish. At first glance, the rhythm may be confused with gaiety, but when you look more closely at the mechanism of social life and the painful slavery of both men and machines, you see that it is nothing but a kind of typical, empty anguish that makes even crime and gangs forgivable means of escape." - Federico Garcia Lorca

"I got everything I wanted. When I was young in Kansas City, I knew nothing about Frank Sinatra, Billy Eckstine, Ella Fitzgerald, of all those concert halls, of all those countries. I did not know what it was like to direct a band... All I wanted was to be big, to be in show-business, and to travel...and that's what I've been doing all my life." - Count Basie

"It was actually a lot more helpful to have Calvin Hart, a cop, as my template. He was also my technical advisor on Shaft. This time, I kinda got to go to Jersey City with him, and hang around, and watch him interact with other cops, people in the projects, and see what it means to be him. People call him 'Big Daddy' and he's this larger-than-life hero to a lot of people." - Samuel L Jackson

"We have all probably noted those sudden moments of quiet - those strange and almost miraculous moments in the life of a big city when there is a cessation of traffic noise - just an instant when there is only the sound of footsteps which serves to emphasize a sudden peace. During those seconds it is possible to notice the sunlight, to notice our fellow humans, to take breath." - Dorothy Day

"Even in a city like Barcelona, there are still some people in the city who are angry because that waterfront area is a big tourist destination, and all the rents went up, and they had to move." - Gary Hustwit

"I was a street kid, basically. But really, Mexico City has always been this big, complex monster of a city that has always had real problems and needs, and I've always found my way through it in different ways." - Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

"Fortunately, I had cousins who lived in Buffalo and would often go to visit them, which I loved to do because I liked Buffalo as it was a big city. Even today, the bigger the city, the better." - Paul Smith

"Butte was once a grand city. To me, that city is like one big stage for Edward Hopper. You could put your camera anywhere, and you felt you were looking at his paintings." - Wim Wenders

"Really, Mexico City has always been this big, complex monster of a city that has always had real problems and needs, and I've always found my way through it in different ways." - Alejandro Gonzalez Inarri

"New York City in life was much like New York City in death. It was still hard to get a cab, for example." - Colson Whitehead

"I'm practically broke and homeless. This fatal city, Antioch, has devoured all my money: this fatal city with its extravagant life." - Constantine P. Cavafy

"I'm practically broke and homeless. This fatal city, Antioch, has devoured all my money: this fatal city with its extravagant life." - C.P. Cavafy

"Rudy Giuliani did some phenomenal things in the city if you think of the transformation of the city and the quality of life." - Joe Lhota

"Music plays a big part in my life. I am a big music nerd." - Olivia Wilde

"In this life, you have to risk big to win big." - Kimora Lee Simmons

"What we get in the city is not life, but what someone else tells us about life." - David Grayson

"Being born in New York City, tends to lead to big expectations, expectations that I only started to realize after I had left." - Joseph Pisani

"L.A. is such a big city, and theres so much going on. I mean, you know youre in L.A. when you can just hear sirens all the time." - Cassie Steele

"Youre perceived as being a success if you find a job in some big city and work with hundreds of other people and draw a paycheck every month." - Jerry Moran

"I learned quickly that trying to force Country Folk to love the Big City is like telling your gay cousin, "You just haven't met the right girl yet." - Tina Fey

"That is what I want to tell you about: the girls with their short skirts and bright eyes and big-city dreams. The girls of 1929." - Anna Godbersen

"I'm not a New Yorker. I grew up in Detroit. A lot of people think it's one big city but they're completely different." - Mike Binder

"Hog butcher for the world, Tool maker, stacker of wheat, Player with railroads and the nation's freight handler; Stormy, husky, brawling, City of big shoulders." - Carl Sandburg

"In the Big City a man will disappear with the suddenness and completeness of the flame of a candle that is blown out." - O Henry

"We're crazy about this city. Los Angeles? That's just a big parking lot where you buy a hamburger for the trip to San Francisco." - John Lennon

"I love that Toronto is demonstrating that a big, highly diverse, multicultural city can actually work and work well, if its residents have the attitude of Torontonians." - Roger Martin

"We are New Yorkers. Proud citizens of the greatest city on earth. Thinking big isn't new to us. It is the very foundation of who we are." - Bill De Blasio

"I like any big city. I like any place where you can see a guy with a pants-full of pooh fighting a ghost." - Brian Posehn

"It's a big change for a country boy like me, to be in the limelight in New York City. It was most definitely a tough adjustment." - Brandon Jacobs

"There is no tougher job in America than being a cop on the beat in a major city in this country, big and brawling." - Mark Shields

"In New York, unlike Holland, there are newspaper stands on every corner. That was a big headline all over the city." - Ari Marcopoulos

"Hog Butcher for the World, Tool Maker, Stacker of Wheat, Player with Railroads and the Nation's Freight Handler; Stormy, husky, brawling, City of the Big Shoulders." - Carl Sandburg

"New York, New York. Big city of dreams, but everything in New York ain't always what it seems. Last Twitter posting by DJ AM" - Adam Goldstein

"CHICAGO: Hog Butcher for the World, Tool Maker, Stacker of Wheat, Player with Railroads and the Nation's Freight Handler; Stormy, husky, brawling, City of the Big Shoulders." - Carl Sandburg

"When I was in high school I moved from the big city to a tiny village of 500 people in Vermont. It was like The Waltons!" - Daphne Zuniga

"I'm a big foodie. Hyderabadi cuisine is amazing, and the kind of mutton dishes available at some restaurants in the Old City is incredible." - Imtiaz Ali

"I think my songs are singing to the rural heart. It's not whether you're from a big city or the middle of nowhere in a small town." - Rodney Atkins

"People think New York is this big city where no one knows each other, but when you live in the Village, it's the opposite." - Nigel Barker

"Years ago, as I was beginning my professional career on Wall Street, I volunteered as a Big Brother in New York City." - Gerald Chertavian

"I cannot live without flowers everywhere. I grew up having a big garden, the size of a city block, in Rombas." - Mireille Guiliano

"One of the big luxuries of being in Antwerp is that I can easily walk in the city. In Paris and New York, I am more recognized." - Dries Van Noten

"Here in the big city people spend their time thinking about work and about money; they don't give some value to friendships and it can be depressing." - Adriana Lima

"The two elements the traveler first captures in the big city are extra human architecture and furious rhythm. Geometry and anguish." - Federico Garcia Lorca

"San Francisco has a flowers-in-your-hair kind of vibe, while Chicago's got this very funny, big-city/small-town coolness to it." - Dave Matthews

"Every person on the streets of New York is a type. The city is one big theater where everyone is on display." - Jerry Rubin

"I didn't want kids to think that to be happy, they had to be famous or rich or live in the big city." - Dan Savage

"New York is only 97 miles from Philadelphia but was the Big Time as no other American city has ever been." - Ethel Waters

"I picked Harvard because it was in a big city, and a lot of girls' schools were nearby. And I liked President Kennedy, who went to Harvard." - Jack Canfield

"L.A. is such a big city, and there's so much going on. I mean, you know you're in L.A. when you can just hear sirens all the time." - Cassie Steele

"The story that I wanna tell is pretty much about the way I grew up. Being bi-racial, growing up in a big city and being an artist." - Lenny Kravitz

"To look at the cross-section of any plan of a big city is to look at something like the section of a fibrous tumor." - Frank Lloyd Wright

"You're perceived as being a success if you find a job in some big city and work with hundreds of other people and draw a paycheck every month." - Jerry Moran

"Life is a big battle for the complete feminist ..." - Crystal Eastman

"Photography is one big scrapbook of your life." - Lisa Jones

"My whole life has been one big broken promise." - Sara Zarr

"Life tests the big dreamers the Passionate revolutionaries." - Robin S

"Don't think small and expect to have a big life." - Marianne Williamson

"My big goal in life is to prove people wrong," - Diem Brown

"Have fun, live life, think big, love hard!" - Chelsea Krost

"Small children disturb your sleep, big children your life." - Proverbs

"'The Big Bang Theory' has completely changed my life." - Jim Parsons

"The airplane has had a big impact on my life." - Jim Courier

"The Big Bang Theory' has completely changed my life." - Jim Parsons

"My space is small. My life is big." - Graham Hill

"Canada is a big part of my life." - Gail Simmons

"I think life is a big game we play." - Eric Cantona

"My whole life has been one big improvisation." - Clint Eastwood

"Stay big in your work and small in your life." - Alber Elbaz



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