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.
— Jon Stewart

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.
David Letterman yorker quote

The title of the poems was The Only Bar in Dixon. We sent it out to The New Yorker on a fluke, and they took them and printed all three in the same issue.
— James Welch

When a village ceases to be a community, it becomes oppressive in its narrow conformity. So one becomes an individual and migrates to the city. There, finding others like-minded, one re-establishes a village community. Nowadays only New Yorkers are yokels.
— Paul Goodman

Commas in The New Yorker fall with the precision of knives in a circus act, outlining the victim.
— yorker quotation by E.B. (Elwyn Brooks) White