quote by Linda Goodman

The stars which shone over Babylon and the stable in Bethlehem still shine as brightly over the Empire State Building and your front yard today.

— Linda Goodman

Empowering Empire State Building quotations

Empire state building quote Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Keep going.
Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Keep going. Tough situations build strong people in the end.

My favorite optimist was an American who jumped off the Empire State Building, and as he passed the 42nd floor, the window washers heard him say, 'So Far, so good.'

When it was over my daughter said, 'Oh, I felt so sorry for him - he didn't want to hurt you, he liked you.' That was Victoria. When you visualize him up there on top of the Empire State Building, you do feel sorry for him.

Empire state building quote You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.

Eddie Fisher married to Elizabeth Taylor is like me trying to wash the Empire State Building with a bar of soap.

If architecture is the history of all phallic emotion, the Empire State Building is utter catharsis, and we are sitting in its silhouette.


From the ruins, lonely and inexplicable as the sphinx, rose the Empire State Building.

Empire state building quote It is easier to build up a child than it is to repair and adult.
It is easier to build up a child than it is to repair and adult.

When I'm in New York I look at the Empire State Building and feel as though it belongs to me ... or is it vice versa?

the Empire State Building was tall. So what? Just proved New York builders didn't know when to stop at a good story.

I don't like to see things on purpose.

I like them to soak in. A friend . . . asked me to go to the top of the Empire State Building once, and I told him that he shouldn't treat New York as a sight-it's feeling, an emotional experience. And the same with every place else.

Empire state building quote If you are more fortunate than others, it is better to build a longer table than
If you are more fortunate than others, it is better to build a longer table than a taller fence.

New York is nearly a grave. The Empire State Building is its gravestone.


So you can't live in Manhattan?' she asked.

Amos's brow furrowed as he looked across at the Empire State Building. 'Manhattan has other problems. Other gods. It's best we stay separate.

we still have the Chrysler Building and the Empire State Building and the Woolworth Building, but it just seems like part of the nature of New York, that it's always shifting.

Empire state building quote When you build in silence, people don't know what to attack.
When you build in silence, people don't know what to attack.

There's a weird fact that if you dropped a penny off the Empire State Building in New York City, you'd kill someone. I feel really bad, 'cause I dropped a nickel off it once.

The Empire State Building is the closest thing to heaven in this city.

I knew a girl so ugly, I took her to the top of the Empire State building and planes started to attack her.

Empire state building quote If you don't build your dreams, someone will hire you to help build theirs.
If you don't build your dreams, someone will hire you to help build theirs.

One can build the Empire State Building, discipline the Prussian army, make a state hierarchy mightier than God, yet fail to overcome the unaccountable superiority of certain human beings.

Realism is always subjective in film.

There's no such thing as cinema verite. The only true cinema verite would be what Andy Warhol did with his film about the Empire State Building - eight hours or so from one angle, and even then it's not really cinema verite, because you aren't actually there.

You can shoot a film in New York without seeing the Empire State Building.

Or Starbucks...although the latter is much less realistic.

Empire state building quote Be in a state of gratitude for everything that shows up in your life. Be thankfu
Be in a state of gratitude for everything that shows up in your life. Be thankful for the storms as well as smooth sailing.
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The stars which shone over Babylon and the stable in Bethlehem still shine as brightly over the Empire State Building and your front yard today. They perform their cycles with the same mathematical precision, and they will continue to affect each thing on earth, including man, as long as the earth exists.

Someone said that inflation is like jumping off the top of the Empire State Building. The sensation is great as long as you keep on going.


The first condition of success for the League of Nations is, therefore, a firm understanding between the British Empire and the United States of America and France and Italy that there will be no competitive building up of fleets or armies between them.

Empire state building quote Defeat is a state of mind: no one is ever defeated until defeat has been accepte
Defeat is a state of mind: no one is ever defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality.

Owning great landmarks such as the Empire State Building or Trump Tower or the General Motors Building or the Plaza Hotel - there are certain just spectacular landmarks - it's an honor; it's really an honor.

Overall, The Population Bomb was probably too optimistic.

I was writing about climate change - Anne and I actually wrote the book. We discussed whether or not you'd have to take a gondola to the Empire State Building, and that sort of thing, but we didn't know at the time whether the climate change would be in the direction of heating or cooling. We just didn't know enough about it.

I’m not complaining about Romance Being Dead - I’ve just described a happy marriage as based on talking about plants and a canceled Ray Romano show and drinking milkshakes: not exactly rose petals and gazing into each other’s eyes at the top of the Empire State Building or whatever. I’m pretty sure my parents have gazed into each other’s eyes maybe once, and that was so my mom could put eyedrops in my dad’s eyes.

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