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There is hardly one in three of us who live in the cities who is not sick with unused self.
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Ben Hecht Quotes

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In the country the darkness of night is friendly and familiar, but in a city, with its blaze of lights, it is unnatural, hostile and menacing. It is like a monstrous vulture that hovers, biding its time.
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Somerset Maugham Quotes

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A city is a large community where people are lonesome together.
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Herbert Prochnow Quotes

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All cities are mad: but the madness is gallant. All cities are beautiful: but the beauty is grim.
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Christopher Morley Quotes

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What is the city but the people?
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William Shakespeare Quotes

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God made the country, and man made the town.
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William Cowper Quotes

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There are natures that go to the streams of life in great cities as the hart goes to the water brooks.
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Philip G. Hamerton Quotes

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In Rome you long for the country; in the country - oh inconstant! - you praise the distant city to the stars.
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Horace Quotes

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No city should be too large for a man to walk out of in a morning.
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Cyril Connolly Quotes

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Clearly, then, the city is not a concrete jungle, it is a human zoo.
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Desmond Morris Quotes

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