The best Quotes by Edith Wharton

The best Quotes by Edith Wharton

Edith Wharton (born Edith Newbold Jones; January 24, 1862 – August 11, 1937) was an American writer and designer.

There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.
Beware of monotony; it's the mother of all the deadly sins.
True originality consists not in a new manner but in a new vision.
Old age, calm, expanded, broad with the haughty breadth of the universe, old age flowing free with the delicious near-by freedom of death.
My little dog - a heartbeat at my feet.

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No wonder the city never sleeps, it's too busy trying to get laid.
Carrie Bradshaw in Sex And The City - Season 1 Episode 11
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There are eight million people in this city. And those teeming masses exist for the sole purpose of lifting the few exceptional people onto their shoulders.
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If I can make it there
I'll make it anywhere
It's up to you
New York, New York
Frank Sinatra - New York, New York
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Manhattan, for millions of our forefathers, the gateway to hope, opportunity and happiness beyond their wildest dreams. Today, that hope is still alive, it's called "The First Date". On Saturday nights, every restaurant in Lower Manhattan resembles its own little Ellis Island.
Carrie Bradshaw in Sex And The City - Season 2 Episode 3
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I want to wake up in that city
That doesn't sleep
And find I'm king of the hill
Top of the heap
Frank Sinatra - New York, New York
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In a city that moves so fast, you get the Sunday paper on Saturday - how did any of us know how much time we had left?
Carrie Bradshaw in Sex And The City - Season 2 Episode 5
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We are New Yorkers. Proud citizens of the greatest city on earth. Thinking big isn't new to us. It is the very foundation of who we are.
Regardless of our differences, this was still New York. A melting pot crammed onto an island, then pushed into a subway car with a rat eating pizza. You're not left or right. You're a New f*cking Yorker and we're in this together.
Jordan Klepper in The Daily Show - Debates Anti-Vax Mandate Protesters in NYC
Do you know how bad that coffee has to be to to be considered a health risk in New York? This is the same city where pizza gets delivered by a rat!
I don't wanna f*ck it up because one of us didn't prepare for the slim possibility of New York City traffic!
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I remember Hell's Kitchen when you couldn't walk west of Ninth Avenue without getting knifed. Now it's Chelsea with better gays.
Stanley James in Uncoupled - Season 1 Episode 1
Most people come to New York to be discovered. The rest of us come here to hide.
It's fascinating to see how versatile New York City is. It lends itself to being so many different places!
The crime problem in New York is getting really serious. The other day the Statue of Liberty had both hands up.
I love New York; I love the city. It's impossible. It's a theme park of a city.
Being a single girl in New York... it's what you should be doing in your twenties!
People say New Yorkers can't get along. Not true. I saw two New Yorkers, complete strangers, sharing a cab. One guy took the tires and the radio; the other guy took the engine.
No place epitomizes the American experience and the American spirit more than New York City.
In New York City, a lot of people think 'the great outdoors' is the area between your front door and a taxi cab.
A real New Yorker likes the sound of a garbage truck in the morning.
New York is my favorite city in the world.
Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.
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Maybe you have to know the darkness before you can appreciate the light.
Madeleine L'Engle - A Ring of Endless Light
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Shadow and light are two sides of the same coin, one cannot exist without the other.
7
There's always a little light in the darkness.
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Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until they speak.
3
All of the world's darkness isn't enough to extinguish one candle's light.
Roman Herzog (as President of Germany) - Dezember 1998
Even the smallest candle pierces the darkness like the sharpest blade.
Better light a candle than curse the darkness.
Those candle flames were like the lives of men. So fragile. So deadly. Left alone, they lit and warmed. Let run rampant, they would destroy the very things they were meant to illuminate.
Many years ago, this candle blessed our family with a miracle. Our house, our Casita, came to life with magic!
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Only when you're stupid, can life be boring.
Boredom is the beginning of all destruction and everything that is negative.
The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.
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Frustration and boredom are great motivators to seek out other pleasures. Human behavior is quite predictable.
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My father used to tell me that boredom indicates the lack of inner ressources.
Stannis Baratheon in Game of Thrones - Season 5 Episode 4
A dog has no use for fancy cars, big homes, or designer clothes. A water logged stick will do just fine. A dog doesn't care if you're rich or poor, clever or dull, smart or dumb. Give him your heart and he'll give you his. How many people can you say that about? How many people can make you feel rare and pure and special? How many people can make you feel extraordinary?
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If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man.
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I am NOT telling you to be aggressive! I am telling you to stay in control. Be calm and assertive!
Cesar Millan (Rudelführer, Hundetrainer)
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A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself.
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Money can buy you a fine dog, but only love can make him wag his tail.
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You know, not only am I campaigning, but I'm running the world.
Joe Biden - Juli 2024
I just want to show them that I can play and I belong here. A lot of people don't think I should be here and I'm just here to prove that I do.
Bronny James - April 2023
I was born into it, so I feel like the path was already chosen. But my dad is cool enough to let me take whatever path I want if I wanted to not pursue basketball. But I think basketball is going to be my thing, for sure.
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