Living In The City Quotes

Living In The City Quotes by Roger Zelazny, Jeremy Irvine, Lou Reed, Carl Van Vechten, Lynne Tillman, Randy Harrison and many others.

There's no such thing as civilization. The word just me

There’s no such thing as civilization. The word just means the art of living in cities.
Roger Zelazny
For work, I have to be living in cities, I really cherish the time when I get to be out in the countryside.
Jeremy Irvine
I take drugs just because in the 20th century in a technological age living in the city there are certain drugs you have to take just to keep yourself normal like a caveman. Just to bring yourself up or down, but to attain equilibrium you need to take certain drugs. They don’t getcha high even, they just getcha normal.
Lou Reed
The cat is the only animal without visible means of support who still manages to find a living in the city.
Carl Van Vechten
It’s true you have to screen out a lot living in the city. I stayed away from New York for a long time after college, and when I was first back, I’d read The Village Voice and feel like I was having a panic attack.
Lynne Tillman
In the theater we’re like blue-collar workers: It’s a physical job, you don’t make a lot of money, and you’re on the road all the time. It’s worth it in that it’s the best job in the world, but you have to negotiate living in cities that don’t always accommodate you.
Randy Harrison
I really love living in cities where the people living above, below and next to you are from totally different worlds to you.
Rupert Friend
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
The main problem of living in the city that never sleeps that neither did I.
Maria Dahvana Headley
The images I had were of people being driven mad by living in the city. Images of parents who were so hungry and unfulfilled that they ate their own children.
Bret Easton Ellis
Going out into the country after living in the city is a loss of control.
Christopher Bollen
In the rush of today’s world, and with more than half of us now living in cities, the majority of people are less and less connected with the spectacle of Nature.
Louise Leakey
I like living in the city, but I like being able to get out of it as and when I like.
Laura Marling
I think everyone should live in New York City if they ever get the chance at least once in their life. It’s such a great place to live; there’s a different energy about living in the city.
Odette Annable
Our traditional stories are based on an aristocratic model without a middle class, whereas The Arabian Nights reflect people living in cities, traders, merchants, travelers, with a wide range of personalities.
Marina Warner