A great city is not to be confounded with a populous one.
If you would be known, and not know, vegetate in a village If you would know, and not be known, live in a city.
It isn't necessary to have relatives in Kansas City in order to be unhappy.
We all become great explorers during our first few days in a new city, or a new love affair.
Hold a book in your hand and you're a pilgrim at the gates of a new city.
The fog comes on little cat feet. It sits looking over harbor and city on silent haunches and then moves on.
The descending sun Seems to caress the city that he loves, And crowns it with the aureole of a saint.
On the road from the City of Skepticism, I had to pass through the Valley of Ambiguity. (Powers of Mind, 1975)
The only credential the City (NY) asked was the boldness to dream. For those who did, it unlocked its gates and its treasures, Not caring who they were or where they came from.
As one who long in populous city pent, Where houses thick and sewers annoy the air.
If you ever crawl inside an old hollow log and go to sleep, and while you're in there some guys come and seal up both ends and then put it on a truck and take it to another city, boy, I don't know what to tell you.
The gods, likening themselves to all kinds of strangers, go in various disguises from city to city, observing the wrongdoing and the righteousness of men.
I found Rome a city of bricks and left it a city of marble.
New York City, the city that never moves. Mike Nelson
We present 'The Dull Life Of A City Stockbroker'.