„New York is the meeting place of the peoples, the only city where you can hardly find a typical American.“

Greenwich Village as It Is, in Pearson’s Magazine (October 1916)

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„It's the same game, I don't care where you are playing, Minnesota, Kansas City or New York, it's the same game.“

—  Derek Jeter American baseball player 1974

Reported in Tom Verducci, " Derek Jeter: In his own words http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2009/magazine/specials/sportsman/2009/11/30/jeter.interview/index.html", Sports Illustrated (November 30, 2009).
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„It is ridiculous to set a detective story in New York City. New York City is itself a detective story.“

—  Agatha Christie English mystery and detective writer 1890 - 1976

This is in fact something an admirer said, which Christie quoted with disapproval in LIFE magazine (14 May 1956), p. 98

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„New York is like my dream city. That's where I'm going to live, I'm convinced of it.“

—  Frances Bean Cobain American artist 1992

" High School Musical Starring Frances Bean Cobain http://www.harpersbazaar.com/celebrity/red-carpet-dresses/a235/frances-bean-cobain-0308/" (2008)

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„New York, New York. Big city of dreams, but everything in New York ain't always what it seems.“

—  Adam Goldstein American DJ 1973 - 2009

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„Yeah, I don't think you can live anywhere else -- it's such a great city [New York]. L. A. is kind of a necessary evil, but man, I love going back to New York.“

—  Will Arnett Canadian actor 1970

"The Will Arnett Interview," Television Without Pity (2005) http://www.televisionwithoutpity.com/articles/content/a1005/index-1.html

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„New York is the perfect model of a city, not the model of a perfect city.“

—  Lewis Mumford American historian, sociologist, philosopher of technology, and literary critic 1895 - 1990

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„Hackerspaces are community-operated physical places, where people can meet and work on their projects“

—  Bassel Khartabil free culture and democracy activist, Syrian political prisoner 1981 - 2015

Tweet July 14, 2010, 3:58AM https://twitter.com/basselsafadi/status/18511089938 at Twitter.com

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„This isn't a fairy tale. It's New York City.“

—  Alex Flinn, buch Beastly

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„Everybody in New York City is looking for something.“

—  Donald E. Westlake American novelist 1933 - 2008

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„A New York City taxi driver asked him where to go; Karajan replied "No matter - I am in demand everywhere."“

—  Herbert von Karajan Austrian conductor 1908 - 1989

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„Not only are Puerto Ricans citizens by birth, but one would be hard-pressed to find a Puerto Rican without a sister in New York or a son in Chicago, a cousin in Orlando or a daughter in Honolulu or Oklahoma City.“

—  Luis A. Ferré American politician 1904 - 2003

On the subject of the Puerto Rican diaspora to a United States Senate committee in 1998, as quoted by the New York Times http://www.nytimes.com/2003/10/22/us/luis-a-ferre-dies-at-99-pushed-puerto-rican-statehood.html.

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