Definitions for: Queens


[n] a borough of New York City



See Also: borough, Greater New York, New York, New York City

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Famous Quotes Containing Queens:


I was born in Queens, New York, which is a suburb of New York City.

-- Peter Jurasik (American Actor)

I just produced Criminal, this remake of Nine Queens, and one of the things that appealed to me about Nine Queens is that it was a performance piece, and that's the most fun.

-- Steven Soderbergh (American Director)

I think that my interpretation of Italian was a lot more southern than what my husband cooks. You know, I grew up in Queens and in Brooklyn, and we - really, it's more southern. It's Naples and Sicily. It's heavier. It's over-spiced. And like most Americans, I thought spaghetti and meatballs was genius.

-- Debi Mazar (American Actress)

Those of Manhattan are the brokers on Wall Street and they talk of people who went to the same colleges; those from Queens are margin clerks in the back offices and they speak of friends who live in the same neighborhood.

-- Jimmy Breslin (American Entertainer)

The role of Charlie Eppes has changed me. I never imagined I would play a role like this. I lost some weight, grew my hair and now every woman in America over 40 wants to date me. It's their daughters I want to convince. The truth is all this talk makes me blush. Me, I look in the mirror and all I see is this Jewish kid from Queens.

-- David Krumholtz (American Actor)

Most gods throw dice, but Fate plays chess, and you don't find out til too late that he's been playing with two queens all along.

-- Terry Pratchett (English Author)

It was a small provincial place with great people and I had a happy childhood growing up in Queens.

-- Fran Drescher (American Actress)

Sure, my childhood was unusual. All these eccentric, wild people frequented our home: rock stars, drag queens, models, bikers, freaks. But I was not this little rich girl. My mom and I lived in an apartment.

-- Liv Tyler ( Actress)

Sometimes Queens' music is dark, but somehow it's ok to deliver it with a smile on your face because thing's are still going to kick in.

-- Joshua Homme (American Musician)

He sits at the kitchen table, which is the only authentic way to touch down at home in Queens.

-- Francis X. Clines ( -)

I want to be so famous that drag queens will dress like me in parades when I'm dead.

-- Laura Kightlinger (American Comedian)

I learned the truth at seventeen, That love was meant for beauty queens, And high school girls with clear skinned smiles, Who married young and then retired.

-- Janis Ian (American Musician)

Women have been called queens for a long time, but the kingdom given them isn't worth ruling.

-- Louisa May Alcott (American Novelist)

The expression of this idea is Queens of the Stone Age, but the idea is that you will never slack on the music and will always humble yourself at the alter of Rock.

-- Joshua Homme (American Musician)

A whole bunch of months passed and I didn't hear anything and then he emailed and asked if I could do a little piece on POD and Queens of the Stone Age.

-- Chuck Klosterman (American Critic)

And much more am I sorrier for my good knights' loss than for the loss of my fair queen; for queens I might have enough, but such a fellowship of good knights shall never be together in no company.

-- Thomas Malory (English Author)

I love drag queens... they perform me better than I ever could myself.

-- Taylor Dane ( -)

I spent two weeks prancing around a studio in Queens in my underwear with nine other guys. They were long days. But what the hell, it was Calvin Klein.

-- Michael Bergin (American Actor)

I'd love to do a show in Vegas with drag queens. The tackier the better.

-- Catherine Zeta-Jones (Welsh Actress)

In Manhattan, and its true on some level till this day; its a whole different mentality from the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens, which I didn't know at the time - because you basically just know your neighborhood.

-- Kool Moe Dee (American Musician)

But one sets of grandparents lived on Davidson Avenue in the Bronx and one lived in Manhattan and I had an aunt and uncle in Queens, so in my heart I was a New Yorker.

-- Jason Alexander (American Actor)

It's a nice neighborhood, like the one I left. My home borough is Brooklyn and Queens.

-- Anthony Weiner (American Politician)

I was a student at Columbia College, actually, in the Architecture school. Paul would drive in from Queens, showing me these new songs. I can't remember us working it out.

-- Art Garfunkel (American Musician)

You know, I do speak the Queens English. It's just the wrong Queens that's all. It's over the 59th Street Bridge. It's not over the Atlantic Ocean.

-- Cyndi Lauper (American Musician)

I wanted the feel in these books to be like an epic fantasy, with kings, queens, dukes and court politics, but of course like what I was explaining before, about making the science make sense, you have to make the politics make sense, too.

-- Kevin J. Anderson (American Writer)


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