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This town was built on nepotism.
- Damon Wayans

Everybody gets everything handed to them.
The rich inherit it.
I don't mean just inheritance of money.
I mean what people take for granted among the middle and upper classes,
which is nepotism, the old-boy network.
- Toni Morrison

I didn't want to marry anybody else in town.
I want my baby to look like you.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

This town needs an enema.
- the movie Batman

 

A man's interest in a single bluebird
is worth more than a complete but dry list
of the fauna and flora of a town.
- Henry David Thoreau

We are all "neighbors."
Our world has gotten too small for us to be anything else.
We can no longer have "us" and "them" - friends and enemies.
A person from Iraq, or Russia, or Columbia is
no more a stranger or enemy than a person from across town.
A few people everywhere are troublemakers.
Every religion provokes a few people to become extremists.
Do we need police around the globe? Unfortunately, we always will.
Do we need war? Does that question even deserve an answer?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I spent a year in that town, one Sunday.
- George Burns

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Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed
to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
- Will Rogers

I love short trips to New York; to me it is the finest three-day town on earth.
- James Cameron

An association of men who will not quarrel with one another
is a thing which has never yet existed,
from the greatest confederacy of nations
down to a town meeting or a vestry.
- Thomas Jefferson

Every small town has its dramatic group,
its barber-shop quartet, every home has music in one form or another.
- Kate Smith

I grew up in Fall River, Massachusetts.
My background was modest, and I worked at a Portuguese bakery in town.
- Emeril Lagasse

I remembered the 500 people that lived on a reserve outside my little town,
behind a big fence.
- Phillip Noyce

I was the kind of kid whose parents would drop him
off at the local town library on their way to work,
and I'd go and work my way through the children's area.
- Neil Gaiman

I was just glad to meet somebody outside of my group
of small town friends who was into music.
Somebody else who had aspirations to do something more
than sing at a record hop.
- John Oates

As an actor, I travel around a lot and live in a lot of hotels,
and many times I've been in a town where the only entertainment
to be had is what you find in the hotel bar or lobby.
- Beau Bridges

This journey started about 42 years ago in a little town of Brunswick,
Georgia.
- Wade Boggs

There's so few people in this town with a conscience.
- Blake Edwards

San Francisco can no longer afford to be a city divided
between downtown and neighborhoods,
with a downtown that becomes a ghost town when workers go home for the evening.
- Gavin Newsom

I went through the process of auditioning like every
other struggling actress in this town.
- Taryn Manning

I am leaving the town to the invaders:
increasingly numerous,
mediocre, dirty, badly behaved, shameless tourists.
- Brigitte Bardot

People are so helpful.
People will stop what they're doing to show you something,
to walk with you through a section of the town,
or explain how a suspension bridge really works.
- David McCullough

I'm the oldest antique in town.
- Norman Rockwell

I think that often times Hollywood panders to the cliches of small town life,
specifically Southern small town life,
and I think that this movie does the opposite.
- Josh Lucas

Tears fall in my heart like the rain on the town.
- Paul Verlaine

I read about eight newspapers in a day.
When I'm in a town with only one newspaper,
I read it eight times.
- Will Rogers

We turned what is virtually a glorified independent
label into one of the powerhouse labels in the town.
- Toby Keith

I really do love Diana Ross; I grew up listening to her records.
I grew up in a little town in Mexico,
so while we got the music, we never got the experience of watching her.
- Salma Hayek

The biggest danger of Hollywood becoming a purely corporate
town resides in the creative process.
- Peter Bart

Richard Burton came from the same town as me,
so I thought I'd follow my nose, and follow my luck.
I think I've been very lucky.
- Anthony Hopkins

The town, the team, it's a family.
That has helped.
For some people who have had to deal with some of the
problems I have had to deal with don't have football as an out.
- Brett Favre

If I had to come up with something that just came to me,
I think growing up in a small town, I want knowledge.
I still think today, knowledge is one of the keys.
- Herschel Walker

Every town has the same two malls: the one white people
go to and the one white people used to go to.
- Chris Rock

My position now, especially in this town,
adds an element of skepticism with people you meet -
especially girls.
I mean, it becomes a lot more difficult.
- Jason Biggs

Perhaps no place in any community is so totally democratic as the town library.
The only entrance requirement is interest.
- Lady Bird Johnson

How could these people in the public eye not be afraid of me,
but my whole town was?
- Ryan White

There is no French town in which the wounds inflicted
on the battle-field are not bleeding.
- Georges Duhamel

For a while I was living in New Orleans for like 4,
5 years.
I had just come back to town.
- Delta Burke

Know how to travel from your town to a nearby town without a car,
either by bus or by rail.
- Marilyn vos Savant

Traveling to swimming meets took me beyond my small-town existence,
gave me a hint of the exciting world outside of my own home.
- Esther Williams

I grew up in a very small town which is remote even by Indian standards.
I always dreamed of the world.
- Mira Nair

In a town church the right place for the admission of light.
- George Edmund Street

Gosh, I'd like to direct Our Town on stage.
- Robert Englund

When I travel I normally eat club sandwiches or I bring my own food.
When you go into a new town, it's very had to find a good place to eat.
- Paul Prudhomme

You have to be self-reliant and strong to survive in this town.
Otherwise you will be destroyed.
- Joan Crawford

Until these college students came into town,
we were all very poor and didn't have money to do anything.
- Santiago Durango

Los Angeles is an industry town, and it has great facilities and personnel.
The disadvantage is that everyone there seems to talk
about the same subject matter.
- Carter Burwell

Recently I've been participating in radio and television
talk programs doing broadcasts and conferences,
and shooting my mouth off and really going to town.
- Peter Maxwell Davies

Every town has become a border town and every State
has become a border State.
- Marsha Blackburn

During the fall and winter we built Fort Meade and the town of Sturgis.
- Calamity Jane

When I came to town and saw the price of diesel went above regular gas,
that burnt me up.
- Ron Ziegler

Two of the cruelest, most primitive punishments our
town deals out to those who fall from favor are the
empty mailbox and the silent telephone.
- Hedda Hopper

I liked working in a series, going to work every day
and not having to leave town for long locations.
I was producing them and building an audience.
- Robert Wagner

Success breeds volume, and it's just amazing how many young writers,
artists, and musicians there are in town.
- Steven Curtis Chapman

Whoever conquers a free town and does not demolish
it commits a great error and may expect to be ruined himself.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

I certainly have no plans to leave London.
It's a great town.
- Ewan McGregor

My grandparents told endless stories about the town they were from.
It became an almost mythic place.
- Vincent Schiavelli

My plan is to have a theatre in some small town or
something and I'll be manager.
Ill be the crazy old movie guy.
- Quentin Tarantino

Everybody in Hollywood was in Around the World in 80 Days.
If you weren't, you left town and made up an excuse.
- Cesar Romero

It's fun to come back to the town where I went to school
and see all the new Wildcat players.
- Natalie Gulbis

Everybody wants you to do good things,
but in a small town you pretty much graduate and get married.
Mostly you marry, have children and go to their football games.
- Faith Hill

My dad was the town drunk.
Most of the time that's not so bad; but New York City?
- Henny Youngman

If I am still doing what I'm doing and I still have respect in this town,
haven't done anything completely and utterly stupid,
then I'll be happy with myself.
- Jeremy London

Hee Haw was probably my biggest exposure to live music at a young age,
because there wasn't any live music around my town
and no one in my family played instruments.
- Alan Jackson

With the number of people I ignore, I'm lucky I work at all in this town.
- Helena Bonham Carter

If PJ Harvey ever came to town I'd definitely go try to go see her.
- Matt Cameron

It's passionately interesting for me that the things
that I learned in a small town,
in a very modest home, are just the things that I believe have won the election.
- Margaret Thatcher

We set the town on fire and burned down every house
as a warning to other small towns along the river.
- Knute Nelson

We can appreciate but not really understand the medieval town.
We cannot comprehend its compactness,
the contiguity of all its buildings as a single uninterrupted whole.
- Arthur Erickson

Hosting the Oscars is much like making love to a woman.
It's something I only get to do when Billy Crystal is out of town.
- Steve Martin

I would not vote for the mayor.
It's not just because he didn't invite me to dinner,
but because on my way into town from the airport there
were such enormous potholes.
- Fidel Castro


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