Definitions for: Quezon City

[n] city on Luzon adjoining Manila

See Also: city, metropolis, urban center

Famous Quotes Containing Quezon City:

A little before noon I sent orders to all my batteries to open fire through the streets or at any points where the troops were seen about the city, as a diversion in favor of Jackson.

-- James Longstreet (American Soldier)

A terrorist nuclear detonation in a western city would destroy all economic confidence.

-- John Bruton (Irish Politician)

I am joining the government not from the academic position but from St. Petersburg city council.

-- Anatoly Chubais (Russian Politician)

God the first garden made, and the first city Cain.

-- Abraham Cowley (English Poet)

The country's top chefs, designers, media personalities and businesses are part of this dynamic city. We know that Chicagoans are used to the highest standards.

-- Ivanka Trump (American Businessman)

The streets and alleys of the ward were notoriously filthy, and the contractors habitually neglected them, not failing, however, to draw their regular payments from the city treasury.

-- Ray Stannard Baker (American Journalist)

The great city is that which has the greatest man or woman: if it be a few ragged huts, it is still the greatest city in the whole world.

-- Walt Whitman (American Poet)

Because that is what such a city is, in the New World, a writer's heaven.

-- Derek Walcott (Trinidadian Playwright)

I often feel that my days in New York City, that I was here for five years, didn't get one job, went on a thousands of auditions and literally did not get a job on a soap, not a movie, not TV, not nothing, although I did do some commercials thank God.

-- Aaron Eckhart (American Actor)

By the time we reached Virginia City I was considered a remarkable good shot and a fearless rider for a girl of my age.

-- Calamity Jane (American Soldier)

My mom is going to kill me for talking about sleeping with people. But I don't want to put myself in the position where I'm in a monogamous relationship right now. I'm not dating just one person. 'Sex and the City' changed everything for me because those girls would sleep with so many people.

-- Lindsay Lohan (American Actress)

Tonight - by taking this solemn oath - I am no longer a private citizen but the Mayor of the City of Chicago.

-- Jane Byrne (American Politician)

I should just drive around this city and take photos of all the buildings I've been humiliated in.

-- Moon Unit Zappa (American Musician)

We cannot ignore the disparity in resources that continue to plague many of our school systems, especially those serving predominantly inner-city minority and impoverished children.

-- Diane Watson (American Politician)

I am writing about people who are alive in the city of New York during mid-20th-century America. And these people are like a character in a play or they are figures in a short story or a novel.

-- Gay Talese (American Author)

I took a plane from New York City to Los Angeles for an audition. I met all the people. After that, I was told to have another audition, but I didn't want to go there again.

-- Ed O'Neill (American Actor)

You don't need a city charter to know that education is the foundation of any community.

-- Alan Autry (American Actor)

How prophetic L'Enfant was when he laid out Washington as a city that goes around in circles!

-- John Mason Brown (American Critic)

Captain Fisher, the commander, with a party of young ladies from the city and gentlemen belonging to his ship, came one day to pay me a visit in the midst of a deluge of rain.

-- Joshua Slocum (Canadian Explorer)

The knife of corruption endangered the life of New York City. The scalpel of the law is making us well again.

-- Edward Koch (American Politician)

Manchester City have been in the doldrums for a while, they came up and went straight back down again.

-- Alan Hansen (Scottish Athlete)

If you say city to people, people have no problem thinking of the city as rife with problematic, screwed-up people, but if you say suburbs - and I'm not the first person to say this, it's been said over and over again in literature - there's a sense of normalcy.

-- Eric Bogosian (American Actor)

The challenge for me has first been to see things as they are, whether a portrait, a city street, or a bouncing ball. In a word, I have tried to be objective.

-- Berenice Abbott (American Photographer)

And New York is the most beautiful city in the world? It is not far from it. No urban night is like the night there... Squares after squares of flame, set up and cut into the aether. Here is our poetry, for we have pulled down the stars to our will.

-- Ezra Pound (American Poet)

The Potemkin city of which I wish to speak here is none other than our dear Vienna herself.

-- Adolf Loos (Austrian Architect)

It's funny because I think it also goes very well with the show. It has this reputation as being this love city where everyone goes to get married, but when you get there, it's very corny and tacky.

-- Caroline Dhavernas (Canadian Actress)

Annexation is probably the most valuable tool a city has to ensure orderly growth and development.

-- Jeff Hawkins (American Inventor)

The Old City of Jerusalem is in our hands.

-- Moshe Dayan (Israeli Soldier)

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)

Making the City Of Joy gave me the best political education of my life. It became a wrestling match between an Englishman who had gradually ceased to be a Marxist, and a culture that was becoming more Marxist by the day.

-- Roland Joffe (English Director)

I love Philadelphia. I was shocked at what a great city this is. For me, it is the cat's pajamas. I love everything about it. I love where I live. I love the people. I have been met with such kindness and affection here.

-- George Dzundza (American Actor)

My father, Robert Ernst, was teaching as an architect at the technical high school of our city.

-- Richard Ernst (Swiss Scientist)

We feel very honored to have been offered the responsibility to host this great event, Berlin is a wonderful city that is developing at a tremendous rate, and this decision means that we can now prepare to welcome the world's best athletes to a fascinating place.

-- Otto Schily (German Public Servant)

Mine has been a concern for the people, a concern to maintain stability, a concern to get people working together racially, ethnically, rich and poor - all segments of the city.

-- Walter Washington (American Politician)

What a perfect way to end the home stand, by hitting sixty-two for the city of St. Louis and all the fans. I truly wanted to do it here and I did. Thank you St. Louis.

-- Mark McGwire (American Athlete)

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