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The point of cities is multiplicity of choice.
When we get piled upon one another in large cities, as in Europe, we shall become as corrupt as Europe.
The immense cities lie basking on the beaches of the continent like whales that have taken to the land.
Arnold J. Toynbee
In the large cities that received new Americans, there flowered a golden age of restaurants, manned by the available talent from abroad and fueled by the restless wealth of the newly rich.
David Joseph Schwartz
Forget the damned motor car and build the cities for lovers and friends.
Spring has many American faces. There are cities where it will come and go in a day and counties where it hangs around and never quite gets there. Summer is drawn blinds in Louisiana, long winds in Wyoming, shade of elms and maples in New England.
Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.
Any human anywhere will blossom in a hundred unexpected talents and capacities simply by being given the opportunity to do so.
New York now leads the world's great cities in the number of people around whom you shouldn't make a sudden move.
Alleged 'impossibilities' are opportunities for our capacities to be stretched.
Charles R. Swindoll
Men of sense often learn from their enemies. It is from their foes, not their friends, that cities learn the lesson of building high walls and ships of war.
Success or failure in business is caused more by the mental attitude even than by mental capacities.
The nationalist not only does not disapprove of atrocities committed by his own side, but he has a remarkable capacity for not even hearing about them.
We must make the choices that enable us to fulfill the deepest capacities of our real selves.
Gather in your resources, rally all your faculties, marshal all your energies, focus all your capacities upon mastery of at least one field of endeavor.
Nature made the fields and man the cities.
Marcus Terentius Varro
We do not look in our great cities for our best morality.
Memory is not an instrument for exploring the past but its theatre. It is the medium of past experience, as the ground is the medium in which dead cities lie interred.
What I like about cities is that everything is king size, the beauty and the ugliness.
It is the child in man that is the source of his uniqueness and creativeness, and the playground is the optimal milieu for the unfolding of his capacities and talents.
We are in danger of making our cities places where business goes on but where life, in its real sense, is lost.
Hubert H. Humphrey
America will be far safer if we reduce the chances of a terrorist attack in one of our cities than if we diminish the civil liberties of our own people.
The catalogue of forms is endless: until every shape has found its city, new cities will continue to be born. When the forms exhaust their variety and come apart, the end of cities begins.
Traveling, you realize that differences are lost: each city takes to resembling all cities, places exchange their form, order, distances, a shapeless dust cloud invades the continents.
I've searched all the parks in all the cities and found no statues of committees.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
To walk through the ruined cities of Germany is to feel an actual doubt about the continuity of civilization.
Households, cities, countries, and nations have enjoyed great happiness when a single individual has taken heed of the Good and Beautiful. Such people not only liberate themselves; they fill those they meet with a free mind.
I'm absolutely convinced that the threat we face now, the idea of a terrorist in the middle of one of our cities with a nuclear weapon, is very real and that we have to use extraordinary measures to deal with it.
We should invade their countries, kill their leaders and convert them to Christianity. We weren't punctilious about locating and punishing only Hitler and his top officers. We carpet-bombed German cities; we killed civilians. That's war. And this is war.
The merit of a democratic regime rests on one's continual willingness to exchange views, and to compete on the basis of individual merit and capacities.
Jose Eduardo dos Santos
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