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)

Toting around a full orchestra on tour is very ambitious. I would consider doing a show now and then, like do a show at Radio City or Carnegie Hall with a full orchestra.

-- Vanessa Carlton (American Musician)

I will burn your city, your land, your self.

-- Hulagu Khan ( Leader)

And the most unusual and surrealistic place in New York City is Central Park.

-- Christo (Bulgarian Artist)

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 ( -)

Amsterdam was a great surprise to me. I had always thought of Venice as the city of canals; it had never entered my mind that I should find similar conditions in a Dutch town.

-- James Weldon Johnson (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)

When I started, there weren't that many kids doing it in the city, but the in the wave after me there were a lot of them and they actually never spoke to each other.

-- Eric San (Canadian Musician)

We cannot continue. Our pension costs and health care costs for our employees are going to bankrupt this city.

-- Michael Bloomberg (American Politician)

It wasn't like it is now. But for the types of teams we had, the fans were very good here. On some Thursday afternoon games, we'd get 25,000 fans. That was remarkable. This has always been a great Red Sox city.

-- Curt Gowdy (American Celebrity)

And then, build a bustling wonderful city of the 21st century, with a restoration of a spectacular skyline, which Manhattan, of course, needs. So, that is really the design as a whole.

-- Daniel Libeskind (Polish Architect)

Especially in local elections, because hardly anybody pays attention to those - but it's really important who's mayor and who's on the city council, county commissioners, sheriffs, district attorney, and of course the school board.

-- Jello Biafra (American Musician)

Too often, they play to whatever group is the loudest down at City Hall, and they buy them off, essentially.

-- Steve Chabot (American Politician)

My favorite venues are the 2,000 seat theaters, like the Warfield. If there was a Warfield in every city, I would play it. That's all I would do. I love venues like that.

-- Les Claypool (American Musician)

I get out of the taxi and it's probably the only city which in reality looks better than on the postcards, New York.

-- Milos Forman (Czechoslovakian Director)

I go to London, my favourite city in the world, and I feel at home.

-- Boris Becker (German Athlete)

It is the city of mirrors, the city of mirages, at once solid and liquid, at once air and stone.

-- Erica Jong (American Novelist)

I didn't spend a whole lot of time here, but I had the seven best years of my career in this city and having an attachment here 20-some odd years later is pretty special to me.

-- Paul Coffey (Canadian Athlete)

I left Montana in Spring of 1866, for Utah, arriving at Salt Lake city during the summer.

-- Calamity Jane (American Soldier)

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)

This is Port of Spain to me, a city ideal in its commercial and human proportions, where a citizen is a walker and not a pedestrian, and this is how Athens may have been before it became a cultural echo.

-- Derek Walcott (Trinidadian Playwright)

The city is not a concrete jungle, it is a human zoo.

-- Desmond Morris (English Scientist)

We should concentrate our work not only to a separated housing problem but housing involved in our daily work and all the other functions of the city.

-- Alvar Aalto (Finnish Architect)

A great city, whose image dwells in the memory of man, is the type of some great idea. Rome represents conquest; Faith hovers over the towers of Jerusalem; and Athens embodies the pre-eminent quality of the antique world, Art.

-- Benjamin Disraeli (British Statesman)

It doesn't matter what you're trying to accomplish. It's all a matter of discipline. I was determined to discover what life held for me beyond the inner-city streets.

-- Wilma Rudolph (American Athlete)

There was one very special scene at the end of the film. My character, Zhao Di, has been sick. She wakes up and her mother tells her that the man she loves has come back from the city and had spent the day by her bedside.

-- Zhang Ziyi (Chinese Actress)

I've been in New York City now for 22 years.

-- Julie Gold (American Musician)

I attended less than two years of Conservatory in Mexico City.

-- Placido Domingo (Spanish Musician)

I was born in Champaign in 1918. From the neighborhood elementary and intermediate schools, I went to the University High School in the twin city, Urbana.

-- James Tobin (American Economist)

If you're playing for the Kansas City Royals about all you can do is beat your head against the wall.

-- John Kruk (American Athlete)

Every single day, we have hundreds, if not thousands of police officers protecting the lives of not just New Yorkers, but the millions who come to New York City to work and to vacation.

-- Vito Fossella (American Politician)

Well, in Japan, I have got a group of musicians that I have worked with a lot, that concentrate just on the hardcore stuff, say, that Naked City has been working on. We have like a repertoire of sixty songs now.

-- John Zorn (American Composer)

The truth is that Oxford is simply a very beautiful city in which it is convenient to segregate a certain number of the young of the nation while they are growing up.

-- Evelyn Waugh (English Author)

The people really are what make New York City great.

-- David Dinkins (American Politician)

But I've got a lot of ideas, I bought me a ranch in Florida and I still have my farm in Ashland City, Tennessee so I'm gonna spend a little time at each one of those places and you'll probably hear some more songs out of me.

-- Mel Tillis (American Musician)

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