Istanbul, a universal beauty where poet and archeologist, diplomat and merchant, princess and sailor, northerner and westerner screams with same admiration. The whole world thinks that this city is the most beautiful place on earth.— Edmondo De Amicis
Competitive Beautiful City quotations
Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.
Shortly thereafter, some friends encouraged me to try out for the Miss South Carolina World beauty pageant. To my surprise, I won - and was sent to New York City to compete nationally.
You wouldn't think such a place as San Francisco could exist.
The wonderful sunlight there, the hills, the great bridges, the Pacific at your shoes. Beautiful Chinatown. Every race in the world. The sardine fleets sailing out. The little cable-cars whizzing down The City hills. And all the people are open and friendly.
Beautiful things don't ask for attention.
Cities are beautiful because they are created slowly;
they are made by time. A city is born from a tangle of monuments and infrastructures , culture and market, national history and everyday stories. It takes 500 years to create a city, 50 to create a neighborhood.
I fell in love with my country - its rivers, prairies, forests, mountains, cities and people. No one can take my love of country away from me! I felt then, as I do now, it's a rich, fertile, beautiful land, capable of satisfying all the needs of its people. It could be a paradise on earth if it belonged to the people, not to a small owning class.
A walk about Paris will provide lessons in history, beauty, and in the point of Life.
Be brave enough to hold on to the hope that life will be beautiful again.
Beauty or beast, the modern skyscraper is a major force with a strong magnetic field. It draws into its physical being all of the factors that propel and characterize modern civilization. The skyscraper is the point where art and the city meet.
Belgrade is the ugliest city in the world in the most beautiful place in the world.
Or maybe it's just that beautiful things are so easily broken by the world.
A comfort zone is a beautiful place, but nothing ever grows there.
Milan, for me, is a city of discovery.
You can find some amazing gardens behind some great houses; I also love finding beautiful galleries and incredible shops, but you have to explore. And the food is amazing.
The truth is that Oxford is simply a very beautiful city in which it is convenient to segregate a certain number of the young of the nation while they are growing up.
But there is so much more to do for the city we love.
.. a Dallas with roads as strong as our businesses, parks as beautiful as our children, a downtown as tall as our imagination.
Kindness is like snow - it beautifies everything it covers.
Beautiful fans of Oklahoma City, I can’t say enough about you guys.
All the support you give our team. The home-court advantage we have is the best I’ve ever seen. We disappoint you sometimes, but we try our best every single night to win for you guys. And we want to win a championship for you guys.
Lise: Paris has ways of making people forget.
Jerry: Paris? No, not this city. It's too real and too beautiful. It never lets you forget anything. It reaches in and opens you wide, and you stay that way.
If the stars should appear one night in a thousand years, how would men believe and adore; and preserve for many generations the remembrance of the city of God which had been shown! But every night come out these envoys of beauty, and light the universe with their admonishing smile.
Beauty isn't about having a pretty face. It's about having a pretty mind, a pretty heart and a pretty soul.
What I like about cities is that everything is king size, the beauty and the ugliness.
Rome is stately and impressive; Florence is all beauty and enchantment; Genoa is picturesque; Venice is a dream city; but Naples is simply -- fascinating.
Oslo is a city with a hidden beauty that I wanted to explore and find out if it was possible to capture the specific feeling of bicycling home from a party early in the morning just as the sun is coming up.
The ocean is everything I want to be. Beautiful, mysterious, wild and free.
I have not tired of the wilderness; rather I enjoy its beauty and the vagrant life I lead, more keenly all the time. I prefer the saddle to the street car and the star sprinkled sky to a roof, the obscure and difficult trail, leading into the unknown, to any paved highway, and the deep peace of the wild to the discontent bred by cities.
The importance of pedestrian public spaces cannot be measured, but most other important things in life cannot be measured either: Friendship, beauty, love and loyalty are examples. Parks and other pedestrian places are essential to a city's happiness.
Nature reaches out to us with welcoming arms, and bids us enjoy her beauty;
but we dread her silence and rush into the crowded cities, there to huddle like sheep fleeing from a ferocious wolf.
Travel and tell no one, live a true love story and tell no one, live happily and tell no one, people ruin beautiful things.
My home in Dallas is wonderful. I can walk everywhere. It's a pretty good hidden secret, Dallas. There are wonderful restaurants and a wonderful nightlife. It's just a beautiful city to be in.
I believe that Manila can be a reflection of your state of mind.
Being a city of extreme contrasts it's easy to see how it can become an intense personal experience. Manila can be chaotic and spiritual, dirty and divine, gritty and gorgeous all at once. If you don't find beauty and poetry here, you will never find it anywhere.
We often judge cities by great public buildings.
But we admire great cities because people live there in a beautiful way. You have to think about how each person will live there; you can't just think about abstract ideas.
Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places, where other people see nothing.
Arsenal are the most beautiful club in England.
At Man City and Chelsea, they will never have that class and style.
There are some people—people the universe seems to have singled out for special destinies. Special favors and special torments. God knows we're all drawn toward what's beautiful and broken; I have been, but some people cannot be fixed. Or if they can be; its only by love and sacrifice so great that it destroys the giver.
Everyone has the right to walk from one end of the city to the other in secure and beautiful spaces. Everybody has the right to go by public transport. Everybody has the right to an unhampered view down their street, not full of railings, signs and rubbish.
The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.
Without the fog, London would not be a beautiful city.
It is fog that gives it its magnificent amplitude...its regular and massive blocks become grandiose in that mysterious mantle.
And New York is the most beautiful city in the world? It is not far from it.
No urban night is like the night there... Squares after squares of flame, set up and cut into the aether. Here is our poetry, for we have pulled down the stars to our will.
Working in Tokyo has convinced me that, contrary to what people think, it is actually one of the world's most beautiful cities.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's been some kind of pain.
Chicago is a beautiful city - the architecture, the food, everything in the city is awesome.
I guess good things come to those who wait.
Chicago is known for good steaks, expensive stores and beautiful architecture.
Unfortunately, the Windy City also enjoys a reputation for corrupt politics, violent crime, and some of the strictest gun control laws anywhere in the country.
Beneath the stars the lake lay dark and sombre," Stead wrote, "but on its shores gleamed and glowed in golden radiance the ivory city, beautiful as a poet's dream, silent as a city of the dead.
Eventually, I think Chicago will be the most beautiful great city left in the world.