quote by Jason Alexander

But one sets of grandparents lived on Davidson Avenue in the Bronx and one lived in Manhattan and I had an aunt and uncle in Queens, so in my heart I was a New Yorker.

— Jason Alexander

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New yorkers quote New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings.

New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings.

The distinctions between Virginians, Pennsylvanians, New Yorkers, and New Englanders are no more. I Am Not A Virginian, But An American!

I think that, in comparison, New Yorkers and Northerners are so guarded.

New yorkers quote When the past calls, let it go to voicemail. It has nothing new to say.

When the past calls, let it go to voicemail. It has nothing new to say.

I live a very quiet life, although I'm very urban and a diehard New Yorker

I love New York, even though it isn't mine, the way something has to be, a tree or a street or a house, something, anyway, that belongs to me because I belong to it.

Greenwich Village always had its share of mind readers, but there are many more these days, and they seem to have moved closer to the mainstream of life in the city. What was crazy 10 years ago is now respectable, even among the best-educated New Yorkers.

New yorkers quote If you're brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.

If you're brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.

On that terrible day, a nation became a neighborhood. All Americans became New Yorkers.

I have a bold plan to break from the Bloomberg years, and end the 'Tale of Two Cities' by providing real opportunity to all New Yorkers, no matter where they live.

People in London think of London as the center of the world, whereas New Yorkers think the world ends three miles outside of Manhattan.

New yorkers quote If you are brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.

If you are brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.

True New Yorkers do not really seek information about the outside world.

They feel that if anything is not in New York it is not likely to be interesting.

You learn to cope with whatever you have to cope with.

I spent my childhood in New York, riding on subways and buses. And you know what you learn if you're a New Yorker? The world doesn't owe you a damn thing.

Every true New Yorker believes with all his heart that when a New Yorker is tired of New York, he is tired of life.

New yorkers quote Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now

Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new strategy.

What the New Yorker calls home would seem like a couple of closets to most Americans, yet he manages not only to live there but also to grow trees and cockroaches right on the premises.

The true New Yorker secretly believes that people living anywhere else have to be, in some sense, kidding.

Anytime four New Yorkers get into a cab together without arguing, a bank robbery has just taken place.

New yorkers quote You can learn something new everyday if you listen.

You can learn something new everyday if you listen.

There is something in the New York air that makes sleep useless.

New Yorkers love it when you spill your guts out there.

Spill your guts at Wimbledon and they make you stop and clean it up.

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.

New yorkers quote I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it.

I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it.

Yet, as only New Yorkers know, if you can get through the twilight, you'll live through the night.

You can get the true essence of New Yorkers by just hanging out in Central Park

In a subway car, my skin would typically fall in the middle of the color spectrum. On street corners, tourists would ask me for directions. I was, in four and a half years, never an American; I was immediately a New Yorker.

New yorkers quote Anyone who knows me, should learn to know me again; for I am like the moon, you

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.

I said, to be a New Yorker you have to live here for six months, and if at the end of the six months you find you walk faster, talk faster, think faster, you're a New Yorker.

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.

How could a New Yorker possibly take something called the Hollywood String Quartet seriously?

New yorkers quote If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old.

If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old.

The 'New Yorker' asked me to shoot a story on climate change in 2005, and I wound up going to Iceland to shoot a glacier. The real story wasn't the beautiful white top. It ended up being at the terminus of the glacier where it's dying.

There are a lot of New York City Thanksgiving traditions.

For example, a lot of New Yorkers don't buy the frozen Thanksgiving turkey. They prefer to buy the bird live and then push it in front of a subway train.

The World Trade Center site will forever hold a special place in our city, in our hearts. But we would be untrue to the best part of ourselves and who we are as New Yorkers and Americans if we said no to a mosque in lower Manhattan.

New yorkers quote Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the sh

Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.

One thing I had on my side when it came to How to Make It in America is that I'm a born-and-raised New Yorker. Filming in New York... I'm so thankful and humbled by the whole experience. A lot of it takes place in old neighborhood; I'm an East Village kid, so I get to see my old friends from the neighborhood, my family still lives there.

I was a make believe ethnographer: treating New Yorkers like an explorer would treat Zulus - searching for the rawest snapshot, the zero degree of photography.

Commas in The New Yorker fall with the precision of knives in a circus act, outlining the victim.

New yorkers quote If your friends don't push you to be your best, you need new ones.

If your friends don't push you to be your best, you need new ones.

More than 150 heads of state attended the UN Summit, giving New Yorkers a chance to get in touch with prejudices they didn't even know they had.

From the moment a New Yorker is confronted with almost any large city of Europe, it is impossible for him to pretend to himself that his own city is anything other than an unscrupulous real-estate speculation

A real New Yorker likes the sound of a garbage truck in the morning.

Commas in The New Yorker fall with the precision of knives in a circus act, outlining the victim.

New Yorkers, by reputation, are fast-talking, assertive and easily annoyed; I fit right in.

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