Monday, May 02, 2005

Quotes about Places

They turned the country up on its side, and everything loose fell into California.  ~Author Unknown It isn't like the rest of the country - it is like a nation itself - more tolerant than the rest in a curious way.  Littleness gets swallowed up here.  All the viciousness that makes other cities vicious is sucked up and absorbed in New York.  ~John Steinbeck Nobody can tell about this California climate.  One minute its hot and the next minute its cold, so a person never knows what to hock.  ~Anita Loos You can learn more about human nature by reading the Bible than by living in New York.  ~William Loyn Phelps California, that advance post of our civilization, with its huge aircraft factories, TV and film studios, automobile way of life... its flavourless cosmopolitanism, its charlatan philosophies and religions, its lack of anything old and well-tried rooted in tradition and character.  ~J.B. Priestley I think my favorite sport in the Olympics is the one in which you make your way through the snow, you stop, you shoot a gun, and then you continue on.  In most of the world, it is known as the biathlon, except in New York City, where it is known as winter.  ~Michael Ventre, L.A. Daily News [T]his is California.  Blondes are like the state flower or something.  ~From the television show Beverly Hills 90210 New York, the nation's thyroid gland.  ~Christopher Morley, Shore Leave It is the land of perpetual pubescence, where cultural lag is mistaken for renaissance.  ~Ashley Montagu, about California When its 100 degrees in New York, it's 72 in Los Angeles.  When its 30 degrees in New York, in Los Angeles it's still 72.  However, there are 6 million interesting people in New York, and 72 in Los Angeles.  ~Neil Simon California is a queer place - in a way, it has turned its back on the world,


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