City Of Angels Quotes

You are now bearing the punishment for the shortcomings of your world. Here, as in your world, there are benighted people who cannot tolerate thinking about things they are not accustomed to. But you realize that you are being treated here the same as there. If someone from this world came to yours with the audacity to call himself a man, your learned men would stifle him for being a monster or a monkey possessed by the Devil.

Cyrano Hercule Savinien de Bergerac

My people have been wearing green glasses on their eyes for so long that most of them think this really is an Emerald City.

Lyman Frank Baum

One of the astounding qualities of that family was their capacity to fill innocent bystanders with thoughts of murder.

Tom Baker

In Las Vegas, people seem to believe, the prosperity spawned by tourism and gaming can make them whole, financially and spiritually. Las Vegas now melds fun, work, and wealth, showing a path toward the brightest vistas of the postindustrual world. It is the first city of the twenty-first century.

HAL ROTHMAN

Las Vegas exists chiefly to satisfy the needs and desires of its visitors, and this it does in spectacular fashion. Sin City has taken or re-created the best that other great cities have to offer and then upped the ante -- making it bigger, grander, flashier.

SCOTT DOGGETT

Flowers in a city are like lipstick on a woman -- it just makes you look better to have a little color.

Lady Bird Johnson

That weekend the city blushed with a great heat wave but on Monday it rained, cooling the ache in the street’s burn.

Daniel Amory

In our own times, you see, an emperor came to the city of Rome, where theres the temple of an emperor, where theres a fishermans tomb. And so that pious and Christian emperor, wishing to beg for health, for salvation from the Lord, did not proceed to the temple of a proud emperor, but to the tomb of a fisherman, where he could imitate that fisherman in humility, so that he, being thus approached, might then obtain something from the Lord, which a haughty emperor would be quite unable to earn.

St. Augustine of Hippo

People underestimate their capacity for change. There is never a right time to do a difficult thing. A leader's job is to help people have vision of their potential.

Anonymous

The greater your capacity to love, the greater your capacity to feel the pain.

Jennifer Joanna Aniston

I don't... like... girls... whining... and complaining... about... wanting a man! I never liked Sex and the City, the kind of thing where women only feel empowered once they find the Man. It is just not up my alley. I don't believe in it. There is nothing you can control about love. Somebody once said, Everything you want in the world is just right outside your comfort zone. Everything you could possibly want!

Jennifer Joanna Aniston

It is simplicity that makes the uneducated more effective than the educated when addressing popular audiences.

Aristotle

Electricity produced in the name of the poor is consumed by the rich with endless appetites,

Arundhati Roy

Gratitude is a quality similar to electricity: it must be produced and discharged and used up in order to exist at all.

William Faulkner

They can't do without electricity. They can do with less electricity.

Kenneth Lay

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