Quotations About / On: LONDON

Quotations About / On: LONDON
Jane Austen
The truth is, that in London it is always a sickly season. Nobody is healthy in London, nobody can be.
Samuel Johnson
You find no man, at all intellectual, who is willing to leave London. No, Sir, when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
William Shakespeare
I think this be the most villainous house in all London road for fleas.
John Osborne
In London, love and scandal are considered the best sweeteners of tea.
William Shakespeare
I hope to see London once ere I die.
John Kenneth Galbraith
The Metropolis should have been aborted long before it became New York, London or Tokyo.
Benjamin Disraeli
London is a modern Babylon.
Edmund H North
This is London.
Herman Melville
There are two places in the world where men can most effectively disappear—the city of London and the South Seas.
Henry David Thoreau
Carlyle is a critic who lives in London to tell this generation who have been the great men of our race.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Cities give us collision. 'Tis said, London and New York take the nonsense out of a man.
Jonathan Swift
It is the folly of too many to mistake the echo of a London coffee-house for the voice of the kingdom.
C. Wright Mills
America is a nation with no truly national city, no Paris, no Rome, no London, no city which is at once the social center, the political capital, and the financial hub.
Donald Sinden
An actor who knows his business ought to be able to make the London telephone directory sound enthralling.
Thomas De Quincey
It was a Sunday afternoon, wet and cheerless; and a duller spectacle this earth of ours has not to show than a rainy Sunday in London.
George Bernard Shaw
A broken heart is a very pleasant complaint for a man in London if he has a comfortable income.
David Hume
A hundred cabinet-makers in London can work a table or a chair equally well; but no one poet can write verses with such spirit and elegance as Mr. Pope.
Robert Benchley
It is one of the most discouraging experiences I have ever had, not forgetting the time when I winked at the Queen Mother in London once.
Vernon Harris
I'm an orphan. I've come to London to make my fortune.
Angela Carter
Cities have sexes: London is a man, Paris a woman, and New York a well-adjusted transsexual.

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