Definitions for: Quezon City

[n] city on Luzon adjoining Manila

See Also: city, metropolis, urban center

Famous Quotes Containing Quezon City:

The story that I wanna tell is pretty much about the way I grew up. Being bi-racial, growing up in a big city and being an artist.

-- Lenny Kravitz (American Musician)

Sex and the City changed New York-New York's become a big shoe store now, unfortunately.

-- Chris Noth (American Actor)

Hiroshima does not look like a bombed city. It looks as if a monster steamroller had passed over it and squashed it out of existence.

-- Wilfred Burchett (Australian Journalist)

My mother was told she couldn't go to medical school because she was a woman and a Jew. So she became a teacher in the New York City public school system.

-- Marilyn Hacker (American Poet)

Some day the workers will take possession of your city hall, and when we do, no child will be sacrificed on the altar of profit!

-- Mother Jones (American Activist)

Moral habits, induced by public practices, are far quicker in making their way into men's private lives, than the failings and faults of individuals are in infecting the city at large.

-- Plutarch (Greek Philosopher)

He was somebody who made me think, I suppose, about the contemplative life. I've always been a city fellow, but I've often had vague thoughts about 'checking out' and perhaps going into a monastery and just seeing what it was like.

-- Derek Jacobi (British Actor)

Well, very long ago, on the spot where the Wild Wood waves now, before ever it had planted itself and grown up to what it now is, there was a city - a city of people, you know.

-- Kenneth Grahame (Scottish Novelist)

The reason I took Early Edition - besides the fact that I liked it - was that it enabled me to start a production company in New York City. It's a low-budget film company to produce and direct movies.

-- Fisher Stevens (American Actor)

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

-- Cyril Connolly (English Journalist)

The first presentation of my show was given in May, 1883, at Omaha, which I had then chosen as my home. From there we made our first summer tour, visiting practically every important city in the country.

-- Buffalo Bill (American Celebrity)

Because the quality of living with nature and allowing it to manifest itself is different than the quality of living in a city, especially a dense city.

-- Lawrence Halprin (American Architect)

When you drive by Radio City and you see your name up there and it's only 'your' name. I just went 'ooh'. I thought this is really like looking at another person.

-- Diana Krall (Canadian Musician)

As Mayor of San Francisco, I will work hard to ensure that, in the event of natural or man-made disasters, San Franciscans are prepared and our City is protected.

-- Gavin Newsom (American Politician)

Order is the sanity of the mind, the health of the body, the peace of the city, the security of the state. Like beams in a house or bones to a body, so is order to all things.

-- Robert Southey (English Poet)

Animals speak with pure affection. It's important to me to get something going in NY so we can get to be a no-kill city, and give the animals homes and more attention and love.

-- Bernadette Peters (American Actress)

I grew up in New York City in the late '70s, at a time when U.S. - China relations were something that was on the front page of The New York Times on a regular basis.

-- John Pomfret ( Poet)

You burned the city of London in our houses and we felt the flames.

-- Archibald MacLeish (American Poet)

In conformity with these designs on the city of Washington, and notwithstanding the disastrous results of the invasion of 1862, it was determined by the Rebel government last summer to resume the offensive in that direction.

-- Edward Everett (American Statesman)

It is possible to provide security against other ills, but as far as death is concerned, we men live in a city without walls.

-- Epicurus (Greek Philosopher)

By 1946, I knew Detroit was the best hockey city in the Original Six.

-- Ted Lindsay (Canadian Athlete)

I like doing business in a black city.

-- Yaphet Kotto (American Actor)

Well, it was one of my most gratifying experiences because I could devote my knowledge and my talent for the good for the City of Washington, and all the Federal projects where the Fine Arts Commission had jurisdiction, and it was a tremendous experience.

-- Felix de Weldon (American Sculptor)

Chicago is a city of contradictions, of private visions haphazardly overlaid and linked together.

-- Pat Colander ( -)

I believe the challenge the city faces is attracting continued development into the inner and western part of Jersey City. Nobody should be left behind as Jersey City continues to prosper and grow.

-- Vincent Frank ( -)

After my stellar first grade academic achievements, I continued to perform well in the city primary schools - except for penmanship, which was not my forte.

-- Vernon L. Smith (American Economist)

Solomon's temple also was designed to increase the attractiveness of the city of his residence.

-- Julius Wellhausen (German Educator)

New York is the meeting place of the peoples, the only city where you can hardly find a typical American.

-- Djuna Barnes (American Novelist)

Americans are immensely popular in Paris; and this is not due solely to the fact that they spend lots of money there, for they spend just as much or more in London, and in the latter city they are merely tolerated because they do spend.

-- James Weldon Johnson (American Poet)

The first professional training I received of any kind was when I was 14 years old and we were in Kansas City, Missouri. I attended the Kansas City Art Institute for one summer.

-- Marc Davis (American Artist)

I am Eloise. I am six. I am a city child. I live at The Plaza.

-- Kay Thompson (American Author)

There's still is a status-quo group at City Hall who likes things done the old way, behind closed doors.

-- Laura Miller (American Politician)

New Orleans is a city whose basic industry is the service industry. That's why it makes its money. That's - it brings people to the city. People come to the city and experience the wonders of this extraordinary city and everything else. The question is that, how do we create jobs which are the jobs that have pay, that - living wages?

-- Danny Glover (American Actor)

Israel's capital will never again be a divided city, a city with a wall at its center, a city in which two flags fly. This city, will, in its entirety, absorb immigrants, welcome pilgrims and be the eternal capital of Israel forever.

-- Yitzhak Shamir (Israeli Statesman)

The most important thing a mayor does is hire talented people to run the city.

-- John Hickenlooper (American Politician)

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