“It will be a great place if they ever finish it.”
-O. Henry on NYC
“A density of population implies a severe struggle for existence.”-Benjamin Disraeli, Sybil (1845)
“People are the nature of the city.”-Andy Goldsworthy
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, IL.
“…rocked to sleep by an economy of misdirected abundance.” -Lewis Mumford, The City in History (1961).
“It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and coast down them.” -Hemingway
“The swiftest traveler is he who goes afoot.” -Thoreau
Walking the waterfront of Greenpoint with a quick stop at Rough Trade. Brooklyn, NYC
“The great city is the best organ of memory man has yet created.” -Lewis Mumford, The City in History, 1961
Auguste Rodin quote.
Herman Melville, Moby Dick, 1851