City Quotes

Posted by Vebra on April 05, 2012

People say that they do not want to live near where they work; but that they would like to work near where they live.
- Zev Cohen

The cities of the world are concentric, isomorphic, synchronic. Only one exists and you are always in the same one. It's the effect of their permanent revolution, their intense circulation, their instantaneous magnetism.
- Jean Baudrillard

A neighborhood is a residential area that is changing for the worse.
- John Ciardi

The city is not a concrete jungle, it is a human zoo.
- Desmond Morris

Smart businesses do not look at labor costs alone anymore. They do look at market access, transportation, telecommunications infrastructure and the education and skill level of the workforce, the development of capital and the regulatory market.
- Janet Napolitano

The development of civilization and industry in general has always shown itself so active in the destruction of forests that everything that has been done for their conservation and production is completely insignificant in comparison.
- Karl Marx

The life of our city is rich in poetic and marvelous subjects. We are enveloped and steeped as though in an atmosphere of the marvelous; but we do not notice it.
- Charles Baudelaire

The axis of the earth sticks out visibly through the centre of each and every town or city.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

Summer is a great time to visit art museums, which offer the refreshing rinse of swimming pools - only instead of cool water, you immerse yourself in art.
- Jerry Saltz

You know more of a road by having traveled it than by all the conjectures and descriptions in the world.
- William Hazlitt

A great city is that which has the greatest men and women.
- Walt Whitman

A city building, you experience when you walk; a suburban building, you experience when you drive.
- Helmut Jahn

Rome has not seen a modern building in more than half a century. It is a city frozen in time.
- Richard Meier

The racing driver's mind has to have the ability to have amazing anticipation, coordination, and reflex. Because of the speed the car goes.
- Emerson Fittipaldi

Architecture is a slow business, and city planning even slower.
- Richard Rogers

People who don't travel cannot have a global view, all they see is what's in front of them. Those people cannot accept new things because all they know is where they live.
- Martin Yan

The one thing that unites all human beings, regardless of age, gender, religion or ethnic background, is that we all believe we are above-average drivers.
- Dave Barry

Gang violence in America is not a sudden problem. It has been a part of urban life for years, offering an aggressive definition and identity to those seeking a place to belong in the chaos of large metropolitan areas.
- Dave Reichert

Cities all over the world are getting bigger as more and more people move from rural to urban sites, but that has created enormous problems with respect to environmental pollution and the general quality of life.
- Alan Dundes

The car has become the carapace, the protective and aggressive shell, of urban and suburban man.
- Marshall McLuhan

Always design a thing by considering it in its next larger context - a chair in a room, a room in a house, a house in an environment, an environment in a city plan.
- Eliel Saarinen

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