The night before my amputation, my former basketball coach brought me a magazine with an article on an amputee who ran in the New York Marathon. It was then I decided to meet this new challenge head on and not only overcome my disability, but conquer it in such a way that I could never look back and say it disabled me.— Terry Fox
Relaxing New York quotations
New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings.
On a New York subway you get fined for spitting, but you can throw up for nothing.
My dream is to drop three atomic bombs on New York City.
When the past calls, let it go to voicemail. It has nothing new to say.
You don’t get black power by chanting it.
You get it by doing what the other groups have done. The Irish kept quiet. They didn’t shout “Irish Power”, “Jew Power”, [or] “Italian Power”. They kept their mouths shut and took over the police department of New York City, and the mayorship of Boston.
It is ridiculous to set a detective story in New York City.
New York City is itself a detective story.
New York is my Lourdes, where I go for spiritual refreshment.
.. a place where you're least likely to be bitten by a wild goat.
If you're brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.
I am flying back to New York as I write this.
I will never forget these wonderful 35 days and I would go back to Copenhagen in a heartbeat to work there again.
Like all New York hotel lady cashiers she had red hair and had been disappointed in her first husband.
My older sister Nikki went to Hampton music school in Virginia, then to another school later in New York.
If you are brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.
Los Angeles and New York are the big centers of the music industry worldwide so of course it can be hard for newcomers who don't know what to expect from the music business.
I felt I had to share Idaho with my friend from New York because he'd shared New York with me, so I was going to share the beauty of nature with a man who went to museums and clubs late at night. But there was nothing to do where I lived at night.
Tough girls come from New York. Sweet girls, theyre from Georgia. But us Kentucky girls, we have fire and ice in our blood. We can ride horses, be a debutante, throw left hooks, and drink with the boys, all the while making sweet tea, darlin. And if we have an opinion, you know youre gonna hear it.
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new strategy.
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.
It was my mom and I against the world.
We lived in New York in this bohemian lifestyle where an extended group of artists and photographers were like my aunts and uncles.
I'm living every ten-year-old boy's fantasy.
The other day, Chris and I had this big scene where we had to pull out our guns, and I was thinking, 'Here we are in New York City - a place where every actor wants to be - and we are literally playing cops and robbers. How great is that?'
You can learn something new everyday if you listen.
Yeah, we held a junior carp tournament on the St.
Lawrence River in New York last August. I hosted that along with a couple of other people.
My childhood is completely... when I look back, it was '50s in New York, upper-middle class, it was completely idyllic and golden and wonderful - sweet in every way.
My favorite musical? I don't. It changes all the time. I'm just a diehard, I'm totally old school, like I'll sit and watch, if they are re-doing Oklahoma in New York, I will be the first one there.
I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it.
The constitutions of Maryland and New York are founded in higher wisdom.
The Marine Corps has just been called by the New York Times, 'The elite of this country.' I think it is the elite of the world.
With the spirit of my administration, New York City is poised for dramatic change. The era of fear has had a long enough reign.
Anyone who knows me, should learn to know me again; for I am like the moon, you will see me with a new face everyday.
To lead the good life in New York, the two most important things for a woman are a chauffeur and a fur-lined raincoat. If you have those two things, you’re made.
I think the art world... is a very small pond, and it's a very inbred pond. They rely on information from an elect elite sect of galleries, primarily in New York.
Storing your car in New York is safer than entering it in a demolition derby. But not much.
If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old.
The first time I had sushi, I hated it.
And the second time was no different, and then, I just started loving it. I actually crave for sushi. It's one of the healthiest meals. My experiments with food began when I was working in New York as an architect, be it Korean or Ethiopian food or fusion food.
I like New York because you're kind of forced to smell everybody else's funk.
So it keeps you biologically attached to the world around you.
If you're from New York and you're Catholic, you're still Jewish.
If you're from Butte Montana and you're Jewish, you're still goyisch. The Air Force is Jewish, the Marine Corps dangerous goyisch. Rye Bread is Jewish, instant potatoes, scary goyisch. Eddie Cantor is goyisch, George Jessel is goyisch-Coleman Hawkins is Jewish.
Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.
For me it's very important to turn Kiev into one of the main centers of contemporary art in the world. There is New York. There's London. And there will be Kiev. Everyone will come and say, 'Wow!
A photographer went to a socialite party in New York.
As he entered the front door, the host said 'I love your pictures - they're wonderful; you must have a fantastic camera.' He said nothing until dinner was finished, then: 'That was a wonderful dinner; you must have a terrific stove.
As I went walking I saw a sign there And on the sign it said "No Trespassing.
" But on the other side it didn't say nothing, That side was made for you and me. This land is your land, this land is my land From California to the New York island From the Redwood forest to the Gulf Stream waters This land was made for you and me.
If your friends don't push you to be your best, you need new ones.
I'm preparing for a multimedia theater piece, Airport Music, that's coming up in New York City.
New York... is a city of geometric heights, a petrified desert of grids and lattices, an inferno of greenish abstraction under a flat sky, a real Metropolis from which man is absent by his very accumulation.
In New York, there are so many potholes, they're like craters on the moon.
That's another traffic thing.
I would give the greatest sunset in the world for one sight of New York's skyline.
Prosperity Gospel”. At his United Church Science of Living Institute in New York he would tell his congregation “close your eyes and see green. Money up to your armpits, a roomful of money and there you are, just tossing around in it like a swimming pool.