Definitions for: Quezon City


[n] city on Luzon adjoining Manila



See Also: city, metropolis, urban center




Famous Quotes Containing Quezon City:


The scene then as now was centered in New York. For the most part, I've kept a bit apart from that attractive and seductive city. I've done it by living in the country within commuting distance.

-- Kenneth Noland (American Artist)

It was described as Sex and the Suburbs. It's so not that. Because on Sex and the City, those women told each other everything; on our show, it's much more like the real suburbs - nobody tells anybody anything. Everything's a secret.

-- James Denton (American Actor)

I think that every year that the New York City Ballet is alive is worthy of celebration. Because otherwise the terrible thing is just that we take it for granted.

-- John Guare (American Playwright)

I'm in a little bit of a different situation, because working in the business that I do and living in the city that I live in, I haven't had a problem with people who are gay. Since I was 10 I've been working alongside them, and some of my best friends are gay.

-- Jason Bateman (American Actor)

All the experience of the greatest city in the world could not withhold me.

-- Henry Williamson (English Author)

The police chief of Hiroshima welcomed me eagerly as the first Allied correspondent to reach the city.

-- Wilfred Burchett (Australian Journalist)

And for the city's birthday, we will host events in every neighborhood of the city, inviting all of our residents to share in the celebration of Boston's great epic - the story of neighbors who support one another where it matters most.

-- Thomas Menino (American Politician)

Those 3,000 jobs in Sioux Falls, based on our population back then in Sioux Falls, would have taken 300,000 jobs in New York City to equal it at Citibank.

-- Bill Janklow (American Politician)

The Society of American Civil Engineers, someone who's going to come in and say to the public, we've looked at, we've examined, we've reviewed the repairs and we think they're strong enough to withstand the type of hurricane that - that could hit the city this season.

-- Marc Morial (American Politician)

Sydney's a beautiful city. It was a great experience.

-- Barbara Hershey (American Actress)

In New York City, everyone is an exile, none more so than the Americans.

-- Charlotte Perkins Gilman (American Writer)

My Cape women are generally true to type - big hearted, motherly women who love the sea. My other characters, with the exception of the Portuguese, who I occasionally mention as Cape dwellers, are obviously drawn from the city types one sees in everyday life.

-- Joseph C. Lincoln ( -)

You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you'll discover will be wonderful. What you'll discover is yourself.

-- Alan Alda (American Actor)

When I thought about the calibre of people in the room I realized we might just have a credible candidate for Mayor who will would finally enforce the laws of the city. It was almost too good to be true.

-- Herbert Baker (South African Architect)

If I look at it, it's about being able to get lost in New York, to explore the city, to have more personal stories about New York, although some could also take place in Paris.

-- Keren Ann (Israeli Musician)

In Amsterdam the water is the mistress and the land the vassal. throughout the city there are as many canals and drawbridges as bracelets on a Gypsy's bronzed arms.

-- Felix Marti-Ibanez ( -)

Suppose Watergate had not been uncovered? I'd still be on the City Desk.

-- Bob Woodward (American Journalist)

Liquid architecture. It's like jazz - you improvise, you work together, you play off each other, you make something, they make something. And I think it's a way of - for me, it's a way of trying to understand the city, and what might happen in the city.

-- Frank Gehry (American Architect)

I don't want to talk about intelligence matters. I will say, however, that intelligence-community estimates should not become public in the way of this city and in the way of Congress.

-- Warren Christopher (American Statesman)

Inner city education must change. Our responsibility is not merely to provide access to knowledge; we must produce educated people.

-- James L. Farmer, Jr. (American Activist)

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

-- Derek Walcott (Trinidadian Playwright)

It's scary when one day the city is there and the next day it's gone. To see the water actual kill people, I couldn't believe it. I never fathomed it could bury a city.

-- Kevin Garnett (American Athlete)

And finally, let me just say it is a fact that not every city can dedicate resources to terrorism.

-- Vito Fossella (American Politician)

People do not realise that many of my works are done in urban places. I was brought up on the edge of Leeds, five miles from the city centre-on one side were fields and on the other, the city.

-- Andy Goldsworthy (British Artist)

If you take any populated place - any major city in America - and drive 45 minutes from that spot directly out of town you'll be in about as country a place as you'll ever find.

-- Bubba Sparxxx (American Musician)

I don't know, I like to go on really different types of dates. Going someplace new or some new part of the city, something that's not your average thing. Something where you just go have an adventure together.

-- Rachel McAdams (Canadian Actress)

You have drug addicts that are now walking around this city looking for a fix, and that's the reason why they were breaking in hospitals and drugstores. They're looking for something to take the edge off of their jones, if you will.

-- Ray Nagin ( -)

I taught for 17 years in an inner city comprehensive schools.

-- Estelle Morris (English Politician)

I'm a straight shooter, a New York City girl. I see things as they are and call them as they are.

-- Elisabeth Rohm (American Actress)

While Mayor Daley surprised me today with his decision to not run for reelection, I have never been surprised by his leadership, dedication and tireless work on behalf of the city and the people of Chicago.

-- Rahm Emanuel (American Politician)

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)

I didn't say I wouldn't go into ghetto areas. I've been in many of them and to some extent I would say this; if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.

-- Spiro T. Agnew (American Politician)

1988 I also received from the city of Vienna the cross of honour for art and science. These titles and the various honors mean a great deal to me, most of all for the reason that they would mean a great deal to my parents too.

-- Leon Askin (Austrian 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)

But this is the great danger America faces. That we will cease to be one nation and become instead a collection of interest groups: city against suburb, region against region, individual against individual. Each seeking to satisfy private wants.

-- Barbara Jordan (American Lawyer)


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