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I don't think the intelligence reports are all that hot. Some days I get more out of the New York Times.
John F. Kennedy
Four years ago, I promised to end the war in Iraq. We did. I promised to refocus on the terrorists who actually attacked us on 9/11. We have. We've blunted the Taliban's momentum in Afghanistan, and in 2014, our longest war will be over. A new tower rises above the New York skyline, al Qaeda is on the path to defeat, and Osama bin Laden is dead.
I worked hard all my life as far as this music business. I dreamed of the day when I could go to New York and feel comfortable and they could come out here and be comfortable.
Practically everybody in New York has half a mind to write a book, and does.
Egotism, n: Doing the New York Times crossword puzzle with a pen.
It's no secret that in New York during the last 30 years there has been a tragic exodus from the churches into materialism, secularism and humanism.
People have a negative impression of New York that I don't think is quite fair.
The glamour of it all! New York! America!
For centuries, New York has served as the gateway for millions of people from all over the world in search of the American dream. It only makes sense that it would now serve as a gateway for the world's greatest athletes.
We know in New York we have several million at any one time who are in New York illegally.
I love New York.
I never thought I would end up being the Senator from New York.
The people of New York took a big chance on me. And I'm well aware of that.
A car is useless in New York, essential everywhere else. The same with good manners.
When you leave New York, you are astonished at how clean the rest of the world is. Clean is not enough.
I'm the No. 1 developer in New York, I'm the biggest in Atlantic City, and maybe we'll keep it that way.
Another woman approached me while I was having lunch at the Russian Tea Room in New York and told me that the reason she had become a lawyer was because she had read 'Rage of Angels'. To me, that kind of feedback has more meaning than any sales figures.
I don't like Los Angeles. The people are awful and terribly shallow, and everybody wants to be famous but nobody wants to play the game. I'm from New York. I will kill to get what I need.
And because no matter who you are, if you believe in yourself and your dream, New York will always be the place for you.
After the 9/11 apocalypse happened in New York City, people, particularly New Yorkers, who breathed in the ash, or saw the results of that, have a tendency to keep seeing echoes and having flashbacks to it.
The New York Times editorial page is like a Ouija board that has only three answers, no matter what the question. The answers are: higher taxes, more restrictions on political speech and stricter gun control.
It is ridiculous to set a detective story in New York City. New York City is itself a detective story.
The Metropolis should have been aborted long before it became New York, London or Tokyo.
John Kenneth Galbraith
Skill is successfully walking a tightrope between the twin towers of New York's World Trade Center. Intelligence is not trying.
Marilyn vos Savant
New York City is a great monument to the power of money and greed... a race for rent.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Totem poles and wooden masks no longer suggest tribal villages but fashionable drawing rooms in New York and Paris.
England is my home. London is my home. New York feels like, if I have to spend a year living in an unfamiliar city, this is a pretty lovely one to spend a year in, but I will be going home at the end of it, certainly.
I don't think Israel can accept an Iranian terror base next to its major cities any more than the United States could accept an al Qaeda base next to New York City.
I think in the old days, the nexus of weirdness ran through Southern California, and to a degree New York City. I think it's changed so that every bizarre story in the country now has a Florida connection. I don't know why, except it must be some inversion of magnetic poles or something.
There's no such thing as the United Nations. If the U.N. secretary building in New York lost 10 stories, it wouldn't make a bit of difference.
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