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"I found Bombay and opium, the drug and the city, the city of opium and the drug Bombay" - Jeet Thayil

"Bombay as a confident, welcoming city that takes in a million new people a year, that those who want to harm the country pick Bombay. Other Indian cities, such as Delhi and Varanasi, have also been bombed recently, but Bombay's significance as the financial capital of the country means that it's the best target for terrorists who're unhappy with India's progress." - Suketu Mehta

"Having plenty of living space has to be the greatest luxury in a city, and I guess in some sense Bombay is the antithesis of what living in Canada must be," - Aravind Adiga

"Having plenty of living space has to be the greatest luxury in a city, and I guess in some sense Bombay is the antithesis of what living in Canada must be." - Aravind Adiga

"The trains are central to Bombay just as the subway is central to New York; they are the great social laboratory of that city. And today, they became a charnel-house." - Suketu Mehta

"Cleveland, city of light! City of magic!" - Randy Newman

"'Bombay Velvet' is my first film in a trilogy about Bombay, before it became a metropolis." - Anurag Kashyap

"City wits, country humorists." - Mason Cooley

"Minnesota's a great city." - Ray Allen

"Toronto's a delightful city." - Nellie Mckay

"I'm a city boy." - Ron Perlman

"I was born in the city of Bombay... once upon a time. No, that won't do, there's no getting away from the date: I was born in Doctor Narlikar's Nursing Home on August 15th, 1947.... On the stroke of midnight, as a matter of fact." - Salman Rushdie

"If I wanted, I could have ruled half of Bombay." - Dev Anand

"Growing up in Bombay, I saw many sick people." - Bikram Choudhury

"I'm a pucca Indian. Bombay is my home." - Zubin Mehta

"You can take the boy out of Bombay; you can't take Bombay out of the boy, you know." - Salman Rushdie

"New York is the only real city-city." - Truman Capote

"For me today, Hull City beat Hull City." - Phil Brown

"New York is a fabled city, a fabulous city." - Italo Calvino

"The City that knows how." - William Howard Taft

"God! I loove this city!" - Herb Caen

"A city life for me!" - Thomas Beecham

"The people are the city." - William Shakespeare

"L.A. is my American city." - Tom Ford

"Berlin is my favourite city." - Logan Lerman

"Paris is a beautiful city." - Bubba Watson

"I love New York City." - Li Na

"The city of angels? It's the city of devils. The city of smiling cobras." - Sean Young

"Rome is the city of echoes, the city of illusions, and the city of yearning." - Giotto Di Bondone

"I am my city. Nobody from my city wants to hear about my city." - Lil Wayne

"A city like Bombay, like New York, that is a recent creation on the planet and does not have a substantial indigenous population, is full of restless people. Those who have come here have not been at ease somewhere else. And unlike others who may have been equally uncomfortable wherever they came from, these people got up and moved. As I have discovered, having once moved, it is difficult to stop moving." - Suketu Mehta

"While I was writing my book, I got a top police official in Bombay an invitation to study terrorism at the Rand Institute in Washington DC. This would have helped the city enormously, as he was the detective who cracked the '93 blasts case. But the commissioner declined to let his subordinate take up the offer from Rand, because of his fear that it was CIA-affiliated. That culture of suspicion needs to change; India needs to learn how other democracies fight terror." - Suketu Mehta

"Paris. City of love. City of dreams. City of splendor. City of saints and scholars. City of gaiety. Sink of iniquity." - Edward Rutherfurd

"And at the moment of contact, they do not know if the hand that is reaching for theirs belongs to a Hindu or Muslim or Christian or Brahmin or untouchable or whether you were born in this city or arrived only this morning or whether you live in Malabar Hill or New York or Jogeshwari; whether you're from Bombay or Mumbai or New York. All they know is that you're trying to get to the city of gold, and that's enough. Come on board, they say. We'll adjust." - Suketu Mehta

"And at the moment of contact, they do not know if the hand that is reaching for theirs belongs to a Hindu or Muslim or Christian or Brahmin or untouchable or whether you were born in this city or arrived only this morning or whether you live in Malabar Hill or New York or Jogeshwari; whether you're from Bombay or Mumbai or New York. All they know is that you're trying to get to the city of gold, and that's enough. Come on board, they say. We"ll adjust." - Suketu Mehta

"The great thing about Bombay is its open, generous heart. I hope - I know - that this spirit will endure. Bombay will adjust." - Suketu Mehta

"To my city I'm the 2-3" - Drake

"The city is recruited from the country." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Florence - the city of tranquillity made manifest ..." - Katherine Cecil Thurston

"Ev'rythin's up to date in Kansas City." - Oscar Hammerstein Ii

"... the great white city of brotherhood, Washington ..." - Christina Stead

"Everything is real, except Beika City" - Gosho Aoyama

"Every city is a living body." - Saint Augustine

"New York City is my playground." - Bethenny Frankel

"Manchester City are defending like beavers" - Chris Kamara

"A lamb in a city of wolves." - Karen Marie Moning

"Not I, but the city teaches." - Socrates

"My city was betrayed by the weak..." - Andrew Ryan

"What is the city but the people?" - William Shakespeare

"The cool, grey city of love." - George Sterling

"New York is the last true city." - Toni Morrison

"A great city is a great solitude." - Hermione Gingold

"Libraries are the pride of the city." - Amy Tan

"I believe that George Washington knew the City of Man cannot survive without the City of God; that the Visible City will perish without the Invisible City." - Ronald Reagan

"I love this city [Tel Aviv]!" - Missy Elliot

"Paris isn't a city, it's a world." - Francis I of France

"London; a nation, not a city." - Benjamin Disraeli

"The city that has speed has success." - Le Corbusier

"Each city has its own culinary landscape." - Padma Lakshmi

"The renowned and antient city of Gotham." - Washington Irving

"Like the rain falling on the city." - Paul Verlaine

"Remember the city, the city remember Where treasure is hidden under the ground The city, the city, always remember That's where the treasure will be found." - Jeanne DuPrau

"I've always lived in a city." - Ana Gasteyer

"A Mediterranean city is really my culture." - Zinedine Zidane

"We're just welcoming people to our city." - Jermaine Dupri

"I've always been drawn to city skylines." - Dave Haywood

"New York is a fantastic city." - Marat Safin

"Beijing is my favorite city in China." - Andrew Lau

"Atlanta is an incredibly cool city." - Andrew Lincoln

"Diversity gives our city a competitive edge." - Thomas Menino

"Never take an elevator in city hall." - Harvey Milk

"It's a holy city for music." - Hugh Laurie

"City diversity represents accident and chaos." - Jane Jacobs

"Edinburgh used to be a haughty city." - Alexander Mccall Smith

"I have family in Oklahoma City." - Blake Shelton

"I love Toronto, It's the best city." - Jacqueline Macinnes Wood

"Washington isn't a city, it's an abstraction." - Dylan Thomas

"New York is my favorite city." - Walter Dean Myers

"I'm drinking here break motor oil and Bombay gin, I'll sleep when I'm dead." - Warren Zevon

"'Bombay Velvet' is my most romantic film, it's my 'Titanic' or 'Gone With The Wind.'" - Ranbir Kapoor

"I loved being in Bombay. It was a pretty thrilling place to walk around and explore." - Dan Futterman

"More dreams are realised and extinguished in Bombay than any other place in India." - Gregory David Roberts

"My family and relatives alone could fill Shanmukhananda Hall in Bombay." - Zubin Mehta

"Bombay is far ahead of Bengal in the matter of female education. I have visited some of the best schools in Bengal and Bombay, and I can say from my own experience that there are a larger number of girls receiving public education in Bombay than in Bengal; but while Bengal has not come up to Bombay as far as regarded extent of education, Bengal is not behind Bombay in the matter of solidarity and depth." - Keshub Chandra Sen

"A city without books, a city without a library is like a graveyard." - Malala Yousafzai

"It makes me crazy to think that somebody might attack my city or any other city." - Billy Corgan

"True citizens of the heavenly city are the best residents of the earthly city." - Timothy Keller

"What is a city, but the people; true the people are the city." - Coriolanus III

"Dhaka the city of mosques has become the city of Hindu temples." - Delwar Hossain Sayeedi

"Hell is a city much like London A populous and smoky city" - Percy Bysshe Shelley

"The city is not the problem; the city is the solution," - Jaime Lerner

"A city without passion is just a city of artistic events." - Pier Giorgio Di Cicco

"Chicago is a beautiful city - the architecture, the food, everything in the city is awesome." - Chance The Rapper

"I dwell in the city and the city dwells in me." - Juhani Pallasmaa

"Hell is a city much like London - A populous and smoky city." - Percy Bysshe Shelley

"I really feel that New York City is the greatest city in the world." - Gabriel Macht

"My theory was that a city without a newspaper is a city without a soul." - Luis A. Ferre

"The city is like a great house, and the house in its turn a small city." - Leon Battista Alberti

"I found Rome a city of bricks and left it a city of marble." - Augustus

"However, the moral center of New York City, I believe, is the New York City Ballet." - John Guare

"If Paris is a city of lights, Sydney is the city of fireworks." - Baz Luhrmann

"Mumbai may not be my city. But it is my kind of city." - Vikas Swarup

"New York is the perfect model of a city, not the model of a perfect city." - Lewis Mumford

"I came here because the city has a tradition and is a very respected food city." - Emeril Lagasse

"The city of cats and the city of men exist one inside the other, but they are not the same city." - Italo Calvino

"There's no Democratic way to run a city and there's no Republican way to run a city - just the right way to run a city." - Buddy Cianci

"And if the City falls and one survives he shall carry the City within on the roads of exile he shall be the City" - Zbigniew Herbert

"There's no Democratic way to run a city and there's no Republican way to run a city - just the right way to run a city." - Buddy Cianci

"And if the City falls and one survives he shall carry the City within on the roads of exile he shall be the City" - Zbigniew Herbert

"And Kansas City is at Chicago tonight, or is it Chicago at Kansas City? Well, no matter as Kansas City leads in the eighth 4 to 4." - Jerry Coleman

"It's a weird city because the uglier the weather, the more beautiful the city. And the uglier the buildings, the more coherent the city." - Rem Koolhaas

"The secret to the city is integration. Every area of the city should combine work, leisure and culture. Separate these functions and parts of the city die." - Jaime Lerner

"My dad was a New York City cop. His father was a New York City fireman. And my mother's dad was a city taxi driver." - Joe Lhota

"Duly Enlightened Gandhi's head by Mall of the 'Free Press Journal,' Bombay, in 1932Watches may disagree, but let us not." - Mahatma Gandhi

"All I did was write it down, one word after the other, beginning and ending with the same one, Bombay." - Jeet Thayil

"Look. You are not playing for Delhi, Punjab, Madras, Calcutta or Bombay; you are playing for India. You are Indian." - Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi

"India's way is not Europe's. India is not Calcutta and Bombay. India lives in her seven hundred thousand villages." - Mahatma Gandhi

"'Salaam Bombay' didn't put a halo on the poor. Instead, it said that they will teach us how to live." - Mira Nair

"Took over my city and I never asked permission to." - Drake

"I've always treated my city like some shoulder pads." - Drake

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

"Would your city weep if your church did not exist?" - Darrin Patrick

"Everywhere outside New York City is Bridgeport, Connecticut." - Fred Allen

"I sell mirrors in the city of the blind." - Kabir

"In my dreams of this city I am always lost." - Margaret Atwood

"I play to lift a city, and raise a banner." - Prince Fielder

"There are so many cities in every single city." - David Mitchell

"In a strange city, I connect through food and fantasy." - Mason Cooley

"Montreal's not a city. It's a Disney World for alcoholics." - Mike Wilmot

"I had a good friend in New York City." - Hank Williams, Jr.

"We blocked them inside the city. Their rear is blocked." - Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf

"Cheese steaks are the gastronomic icons of this ethnic city." - Bryan Miller

"This city has two great teams - Liverpool and Liverpool reserves." - Bill Shankly

"Jerusalem is a port city on the shore of eternity." - Yehuda Amichai

"Don't let the wicked city get you down." - Sylvia Plath

"The chicken is the country's, but the city eats it." - George Herbert

"Accursed be the city where the laws would stifle nature's!" - Lord Byron

"Every city began as a campsite - pg. 25" - Chris Ware

"I'm a creature of the New York City streets." - Woody Allen

"Ive been in New York City now for 22 years." - Julie Gold

"Los Angeles is seven suburbs in search of a city." - Alexander Woollcott

"New Orleans is a city of elegance, beauty, and refinement." - Tom Piazza

"The sewer is the conscience of the city." - Victor Hugo

"My city love me like Mac Dre in the Bay" - Drake

"The Merseyside derby games are unique in the city." - Brendan Rodgers

"If you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all." - Spiro T Agnew

"There are a thousand viewpoints in the viewtiful city." - Herb Caen

"Nothing can prepare the uninitiated for New York City." - Therese Anne Fowler

"the pearl-grey city, the opal that is Paris ..." - Anais Nin

"A win tonight is the minimum City must achieve" - Alan Parry



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