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Films Prefer

I prefer the countryside to cities. This is also true of my films: I have made more films in rural societies, and villages, than in towns.

- Abbas Kiarostami

Love New

I love new cities, and if I haven't travelled for a month, the need to go somewhere starts to gets under my skin.

- Adelaide Clemens

New Like

I would like to get a house in Tuscany: aside from New York, cities do not appeal to me anymore.

- Adriano Giannini

Weekends Southern

I live in one of the coastal cities in Southern California, and every so often I like to take a walk down the boardwalk in Venice during the weekends when it is abuzz with lively activity.

- Al Seckel

Country Over

National Action Network, the group I founded, has affiliates or chapters in over 40 cities around the country.

- Al Sharpton

Success Like

It's not easy to have success with restaurants in different cities, but I like the challenge.

- Alain Ducasse

Television Singer

If you're a singer, you do concerts, and you get that interaction with fans and see what cities in what part of the world come out to see you. When you're on television, you're removed from that.

- Alaina Huffman

Space Going

Eventually there are going to be cities in space.

- Alan Bean

City Like

I loathe crowds. I especially don't like cities. A city involves biomass. And biomass gets to me.

- Alan Garner

Toronto Production

When I started out, at the CBC in Toronto, there was so little work. It was a different world from what it is now. Now we're blessed with so much production in so many Canadian cities.

- Alan Thicke

Principal Seat

The cities are the principal home and seat of the human group. They are the coral colony for Man, the collective being.

- Alfred Doblin

Sure In The Past

People are more aware now of cities and of different ways of life. I suppose the writing I do is a bit in the past, and I'm not sure it's the kind of writing I would do if I were starting now.

- Alice Munro

Love Think

I just think cities are unnatural, basically. I know there are people who live happily in them, and I have cities that I love, too. But it's a disaster that we have moved so far from nature.

- Alice Walker

Would Weeks

Every year, I would spend weeks at a time in the hotels of distant cities.

- Amor Towles

Thought Think

When I was a little girl, I thought I was Sydney Carton in Dickens' 'A Tale of Two Cities.' I don't think anyone else did.

- Amy Bloom

Like Use

In cities like Miami, my hair can get so frizzy, it looks crazy. I use TRESemm Extra Hold hairspray. I use a lot of it.

- Ana Ivanovic

Some Been

Some people will talk about how Afghanistan has improved, but they're really just talking about the cities. In the countryside where the war has been fought, it's really not that much better than it was in 2001.

- Anand Gopal

Over Still

There are many beautiful and resource-rich areas all over the Philippines that are still undeveloped or under-developed. These areas offer opportunities for better master-planning and the emergence of better communities as well as cities.

- Andrew Tan

Pretty Other

Seeing what kinds of songs work in other cities and other parts of the world was pretty eye-opening. I know it changed how I approached the second record big-time.

- Andy Grammer

Like Might

Cities might become biological entities, walls hung with curtains of algae that glow at night and sequester carbon, and floors made from tweaked cellular material that strengthens like bones as we walk on it.

- Annalee Newitz

Move Everyone Else

In many cities, it's become popular to hate 'gentrifiers,' rich people who move in and drive up housing prices - pushing everyone else out.

- Annalee Newitz

Two Rolling Stones

I went on tour with the Rolling Stones in 1972 for two or three cities. And in 1975, I was the tour photographer for the Rolling Stones. I hung onto my camera for dear life. Because it scared the hell out of me.

- Annie Leibovitz

New Thriving

Different cities have different vibes to them, and New York is such a huge, thriving metropolis.

- Annie Wersching

Reduce Rail

Australia has an economic interest in ensuring our cities have 21st century urban rail transport to reduce traffic congestion.

- Anthony Albanese

Before Held

I had travelled to a lot of cities in Europe before, but Prague was special. It held a mysterious attraction for me for during the time I was there.

- Arfi Lamba

Learn Foes

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.

- Aristophanes

Continent Beaches

The immense cities lie basking on the beaches of the continent like whales that have taken to the land.

- Arnold J. Toynbee

Sure Drains

During the 1970s and 1980s, Congress distributed more than $60 billion to cities to make sure that what goes into toilets, industrial drains and street grates would not endanger human health.

- Charles Duhigg

New More

I have specific playlists for arrivals in different cities. Tokyo skews new wave, Paris more jazz, and New York is Top 40.

- Chris Benz

Other Which

The anchovy which is found in the sea at Athens, men despise on account of its abundance and say that it is a poor man's fish; but in other cities, they prize it above everything, even where it is far inferior to the Attic anchovy.

- Chrysippus

Love Very

I love cities that are on the water. I love the water element, specifically the sea. I grew up on the sea and I grew up sailing - I love sailing - and the presence of the sea gives the air and the light a very special quality that I absolutely adore.

- Connie Nielsen

True Sustainable

People complain that cities don't have fresh, sustainable food, but it's just not true.

- Dan Barber

Country Rest

Unlike most major American cities, Honolulu is geographically insulated from the rest of the country. When disaster strikes we cannot call on neighboring states for assistance.

- Daniel Akaka

Sometimes Prepared

Sometimes there's cities where it's just hard to find healthy food. You just have to be prepared.

- Daniel Bryan


Cities are the greatest creations of humanity.

- Daniel Libeskind

Love I Love

I love cities.

- Danny Boyle

Living Some

I'd quite like to have one place where I stay put. And I don't like living in cities all the time. In order to have ideas, you have to have some peace and quiet.

- Daphne Guinness

Fiction Memoir

Not to be too 'Tale of Two Cities' about it, but I find writing a memoir easier than writing fiction, and more difficult.

- Darin Strauss

Landscapes Lots

I don't like landscapes. I like cities. Lots of cities. I like buildings. I like streets.

- Dario Argento

Tension Need

Cities produce in me melancholy or a tension I don't need.

- David Guterson

New Move

New York now leads the world's great cities in the number of people around whom you shouldn't make a sudden move.

- David Letterman

Love Always

I always loved smokestack industry, and I love towns or cities that have grown up around factories.

- David Lynch

Baltimore Violent

It seems that in Baltimore, one of the most violent cities in America, jurors are far more reluctant to convict criminal defendants than in the suburban enclaves that ring the city.

- David Simon

Reduce Provinces

Many countries - as well as cities, states and provinces - are taking global warming seriously and are working to reduce emissions and shift to cleaner energy sources.

- David Suzuki

Other St. Louis

It's obvious that St. Louis has certain advantages compared to other cities: namely, a concentration of financial services.

- Jim McKelvey

Them Idea

I wanted to travel the world - I don't how that idea got in my head, but I really wanted to see the world... towns, cities, countries, I wanted to see them all.

- Jimmy Cliff

Will Sanctuary

I will not support a federal budget that cuts funds for sanctuary cities, states, or universities.

- Jimmy Gomez

Need Rural

Even to build a vote bank, you need to tackle the problems people face. Rural jobs that stop migration to cities, road networks for better connectivity, and a sense of security get people to vote for you.

- Jitin Prasada

Storm United States

Towns and cities throughout the United States have opened their hearts and homes to thousands of families displaced from their homes as a result of this horrific storm.

- Jo Bonner

Constant Activity

I'm not fond of cities: the constant activity and swarms of people.

- Joanne Harris

I Was Raised Amount

I was raised in cities but I was raised in Texas, so there's a certain amount of connection to the earth.

- JoBeth Williams

City Year

A year ago I was in the city of Genoa, and I found that it returned seven representatives to the Sardinian Parliament at Turin, seven being its fair share, calculated according to the population of the various cities and districts of the Sardinian kingdom.

- John Bright

New Other

In cities like New York and Austin, there's much more of a social context for music than in other places.

- John Cale

Country More

We are, by many measures, one of the more diverse cities in the country, growing more diverse all the time, and one of the more harmonious in terms of how we live together.

- John Hickenlooper

Big Bright Lights

I went on to Cincinnati. I had got a taste of the big cities and them bright lights. I stayed there until I was about 18 or 19 and then I went on to Detroit.

- John Lee Hooker

Legacy Center

My legacy as governor was UConn and the cities. This is my passion. When I was governor, I would call Waterbury the center of the universe.

- John Rowland

Nature Study

An architect should live as little in cities as a painter. Send him to our hills, and let him study there what nature understands by a buttress, and what by a dome.

- John Ruskin

City Parking

Cities, too, are embracing digitization. Barcelona has installed in-ground parking sensors and launched connected public transportation as part of its Smart City strategy.

- John T. Chambers

New York New

New York is, of course, many cities, and an exile does not return to the one he left.

- John Updike

Beauty Size

What I like about cities is that everything is king size, the beauty and the ugliness.

- Joseph Brodsky

Decision Atom Bomb

The decision to use the atom bomb on Japanese cities, and the consequent buildup of enormous nuclear arsenals, was made by governments, on the basis of political and military perceptions.

- Joseph Rotblat

About Use

Mixed use is what cities are all about. If you don't have mixed use, you don't have cities.

- Joseph Rykwert

Through Need

During the wintertime in cold cities, you sometimes need a party to break through the melancholy.

- Josh Gordon

Rule Largest

As a rule, our largest cities are the worst governed.

- Josiah Strong

Big Latinos

Gun-related violence and murders are concentrated among blacks and Latinos in big cities.

- Juan Williams

Love Certainly

Paris is certainly one of the most boastful of cities, and you could argue that it has had a lot to boast about: at various times the European centre of power, of civilisation, of the arts, and (self-advertisingly, at least) of love.

- Julian Barnes

Innovation Clients

Innovation hubs are going to be in cities focused on the industries and clients of that city. So in Houston, it's focused on our industrial companies, particularly the energy sector, robotics, and automation.

- Julie Sweet

I See Like

I see Baccarat in major gateway cities like Paris, Tokyo, Shanghai and Hong Kong and exotic resort locations.

- Barry Sternlicht

Own Neighborhoods

Buenos Aires is easily one of the most stylish cities in the world with its eclectic collection of neighborhoods, each with its own unique charm.

- Ben Elliot

Go Tours

I don't go on tour tours - I just go randomly to cities to do shows if I have an opening in my schedule.

- Harland Williams

Country Read

I like to read, walk, cook, and travel to cities. We live in the country, so we miss museums and the bustle of city life.

- Beverly Cleary

United States Been

All around the United States of America - in the cities and the counties - our public education is suffering and has been suffering. Cuts, cuts, cuts.

- Bill Cosby

New Providing

I have a bold plan to break from the Bloomberg years, and end the 'Tale of Two Cities' by providing real opportunity to all New Yorkers, no matter where they live.

- Bill de Blasio

Like West Bank

You can look at the West Bank. Cities are like prisons. They can be closed quickly by the Israeli forces, and everything stops in these cities. This is the result of Oslo.

- Hassan Nasrallah

Want Like

I want to be able to fly like a superhero. I won't be happy until I can fly across oceans and cities, saving people from being murdered.

- Heather Graham

Through Sculptures

Architects have to become designers of eco-systems. Not just designers of beautiful facades or beautiful sculptures, but systems of economy and ecology, where we channel the flow not only of people, but also the flow of resources through our cities and buildings.

- Bjarke Ingels

How Polluted

Our cities are not polluted or congested because they have to be. They are what they are because that's how we made them.

- Bjarke Ingels

Gun Owner

Nobody is denying we should investigate and do what we can to prevent gun crime in our cities and towns. But, we should not scapegoat the American gun owner for complicated, cultural problems we are just beginning to understand.

- Bob Barr

Created Lonesome

The land created me. I'm wild and lonesome. Even as I travel the cities, I'm more at home in the vacant lots.

- Bob Dylan

Country Resolve

There was great leadership in this country at the time of World War II. There was also unrelenting resolve at home, in America's factories and on the farms, in the cities and the country.

- Bob Feller

Gang Activity

Three thousand jurisdictions across the U.S. are estimated to have had gang activity in 2001. In 2002, 32% of cities with a population of 25 to 50 thousand reported a gang-related homicide.

- Bob Filner

Care Much

I don't care much for the cities.

- Boo Weekley

Some Maybe

Airbnb's genius was moving into cities and recognizing that millennials would want to go and maybe spend a vacation or visit some friends in an urban center.

- Brad Stone

Fact Britain

The fact is that in too many communities in cities in Britain gangs now have become completely rooted into these communities and they destroy them around them.

- Iain Duncan Smith

Over Nine

You're not supposed to do a television series that takes place in nine cities all over the globe. Everyone will tell you that that's undoable.

- Brian J. Smith

Havana Chest

As far as cities go, Havana is a festering treasure chest, a primary color.

- Brin-Jonathan Butler

England Gardens

When I picture England, I picture little gardens and beautiful yards. I don't really like cities; I like to go and see things like that.

- Brittany Howard

Country Boston

There isn't much discussion of ruling class in America even in Boston, probably one of the most class-conscious cities in the country?

- Iris Chang

Book Almost

I have to finish this book tour of almost 30 cities.

- Iris Chang

Lovely Almost

There are so many lovely cities around the U.S., around the world, that it's almost impossible to pick one.

- Isaac Hanson

Economy Rewarded

There is an economy in Heaven. There are cities in Heaven, and there are people who lead and people who don't lead, people who are rewarded and people who are not rewarded.

- Bruce Wilkinson

New Shape

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.

- Italo Calvino

Travel Distances

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.

- Italo Calvino

Mistakes Other

We didn't make the mistakes that many other cities did.

- Ivan Allen

Spain Here

It is we the workers who built these palaces and cities here in Spain and in America and everywhere. We, the workers, can build others to take their place. And better ones! We are not in the least afraid of ruins.

- Buenaventura Durruti

Play Going

I want to come and play in cities and states where transgender citizens are not discriminated against, where there's no hateful bathroom bills at the shows where I'm going to be playing.

- Jack Antonoff

More Biodiversity

Our world is evolving without consideration, and the result is a loss of biodiversity, energy issues, congestion in cities. But geography, if used correctly, can be used to redesign sustainable and more livable cities.

- Jack Dangermond

Senses Been

Twitter has been my life's work in many senses. It started with a fascination with cities and how they work, and what's going on in them right now.

- Jack Dorsey

I Remember Couple

I remember a tour where we played 50 cities in 56 days. We also went to Europe a couple of times.

- Jack Irons

Storytelling Which

In 1995, I founded a storytelling program for children called Neighborhood Bridges in collaboration with the Children's Theatre Company of Minneapolis, which is 15 elementary schools in the Twin Cities.

- Jack Zipes