Living In The City Quotes by Sebastiao Salgado, Randy Harrison, Bret Easton Ellis, Daphne Guinness, Laura Marling, Roger Zelazny and many others.
We are animals, born from the land with the other species. Since we’ve been living in cities, we’ve become more and more stupid, not smarter. What made us survive all these hundreds of thousands of years is our spirituality; the link to our land.
In the theater we’re like blue-collar workers: It’s a physical job, you don’t make a lot of money, and you’re on the road all the time. It’s worth it in that it’s the best job in the world, but you have to negotiate living in cities that don’t always accommodate you.
The images I had were of people being driven mad by living in the city. Images of parents who were so hungry and unfulfilled that they ate their own children.
I’d quite like to have one place where I stay put. And I don’t like living in cities all the time. In order to have ideas, you have to have some peace and quiet.
I like living in the city, but I like being able to get out of it as and when I like.
There’s no such thing as civilization. The word just means the art of living in cities.
I really love living in cities where the people living above, below and next to you are from totally different worlds to you.
It’s true you have to screen out a lot living in the city. I stayed away from New York for a long time after college, and when I was first back, I’d read The Village Voice and feel like I was having a panic attack.
I take drugs just because in the 20th century in a technological age living in the city there are certain drugs you have to take just to keep yourself normal like a caveman. Just to bring yourself up or down, but to attain equilibrium you need to take certain drugs. They don’t getcha high even, they just getcha normal.
In the rush of today’s world, and with more than half of us now living in cities, the majority of people are less and less connected with the spectacle of Nature.
The main problem of living in the city that never sleeps that neither did I.
Going out into the country after living in the city is a loss of control.
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.
I like living in the city where I have all my books and music and can go out to buy that night’s dinner or easily see a band. But I also like the wild places, especially hiking in the desert and the Eastern woodlands. Do I have to choose?
The cat is the only animal without visible means of support who still manages to find a living in the city.