Quotation Explorer - 'Streets'

I liked New York when it was an up-and-down city for me, low streets and high buildings. But then, for me, it grew horizontal---monotonous.
So I find words I never thought to speakIn streets I never thought I should revisitWhen I left my body on a distant shore. - T.S. Eliot
Streets flooded. Please advise. - Robert Benchley
I don't mind what Congress does, as long as they don't do it in the streets and frighten the horses. - Victor Hugo
True religion must raise to work at the bar and the bench, on the couch and on the streets, in the cottage of the poor man and in the penthouse of the entrepreneur, with the fisherman that is catching fish and with the students that are studying. - Abhijit Naskar
Power isn't the big cars and bent slavesPower is your people in the streets as they drag you to prison. - Sapphire Belucci
To empty your mind, walk in the empty streets! Full mind is a tired mind; empty mind is a lively mind! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Sometimes I get bored riding down the beautiful streets of L.A. I know it sounds crazy, but I just want to go to New York and see people suffer.
If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well. - Martin Luther King Jr.
Success is not just having all your heart desires, you may be financially capable, but you still reside in the apartment of failures if you don't give out some dough to those roaming the streets. - Michael Bassey Johnson
The grey of a bitter, starved-looking morning. The town like a mortally wounded creature, torn by shells, gashed open by bombs. Dead streets - streets of death - death in streets and their houses; yet people still able to sleep and still sleeping. - Radclyffe Hall
Tell it not in Gath; publish it not in the streets of Ashkelon - Bible
Haunted trees covered behind the curtains of their own leaves stare at the dark from the fringe of streets. - Suman Pokhrel
Good dancers awaken the joy in our hearts, we have seen them ablaze on stage, videos, on our streets, in the theaters, in our homes, schools and they have successfully ignited the love of dancing in our soul. At least, this is the major reason why dancers are born and made. - Paul Bamikole
You're growing up. And rain sort of remains on the branches of a tree that will someday rule the Earth. And it's good that there is rain. It clears the month of your sorry rainbow expressions, and it clears the streets of the silent armies... so we can dance. - Jim Carroll
i can not go through the ocean. i can not drive the streets at night. i can not wake up in the morning without you on my mind. and so your gone and im haunted i bet you are just fine. did i make it that easy to walk right in and out of my life. - A Fine Frenzy
Arm yourself with wisdom,arm yourself with knowledge;folly is a fierce lion roaming the streets. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The same sun that rises over castles and welcomes the daySpills over buildings into the streets where orphans playAnd only You can see the good in broken thingsYou took my heart of stone, and You made it homeAnd set this prisoner free - Bethany Dillon
Yet high over the city our line of yellow windows must have contributed their share of human secrecy to the casual watcher in the darkening streets, and I was him too, looking up and wondering. - Scott F. Fitzgerald
In parts of the world, people still pray in the streets. In this country they're called pedestrians. - Gloria Pitzer
Writing a novel is not merely going on a shopping expedition across the border to an unreal land: it is hours and years spent in the factories, the streets, the cathedrals of the imagination. - Janet Frame
The streets are silent / The playgrounds are still /The noise has moved elsewhere / Into our homes / Into our hearts / It’s been too long /Children are not where they belong /The streets, the playgrounds and the song /Have been waiting for too long… - Daya Kudari
Just like sweeping the streets, sweep the unnecessary things from your mind too; keep your mind clean! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The law, in its majestic equality, forbids rich and poor alike to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal their bread. - Anatole France
, But the streets need cleaning, brother," Gromph said. "That is why the gods gave us magic, brother," Jarlaxle replied in the same smug tone. "To perform the mundane tasks of life. - R.A. Salvatore
If you are planning to work very hard, start working by screwing around! Lounge about at home; fool around in the streets or in the fields! Laziness will fill you with energy! - Mehmet Murat ildan
It is not what they built. It is what they knocked down.It is not the houses. It is the spaces between the houses.It is not the streets that exist. It is the streets that no longer exist. - James Fenton
Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them. - Bill Vaughan
We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender. - Sir Winston Churchill
Before we find world peace, we gotta find peace in the war on the streets. - Tupac Shakur
This Diwali… Don't just light up the Sky, but stop someone Cry. Don't just eat Sweets, but share your Love on the Streets. Don't just buy Gold, but help someone who is Helpless and Old.-RVM - R.v.m.
Write a lot and hit the streets. A writer who doesn't keep up with what's out there ain't gonna be out there. - Toni Cade Bambara
But down these mean streets a man must go who is not himself mean, who is neither tarnished nor afraid. - Raymond Chandler
...for years the first of May was the day all leases expired, and on that day mass migrations would take place, with families lugging eiderdowns and ancestral portraits through the streets, as if in parody of the march of the wagon trains. - Luc Sante
A celebrity starts being a cele-crazy when he's seen often, he's just like the ordinary man in the streets. Without much ado to shout his name, i go my way. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Like a fountain of refreshing water in the dusty, dry desert streets, a heart God fills with His love ministers life and health. - Elizabeth George
You can go a hundred miles a second Don't have to drive no lousy cab Got everything you want and more man And the King picks up the tab You walk around on streets of gold all day And you never have to listen To what these customers say and I know... - Marc Cohn
The moon has a face like the clock in the hall;She shines on thieves on the garden wall,On streets and fields and harbour quays,And birdies asleep in the forks of the trees. - Robert Louis Stevenson
I stopped at a red light, feeling foolish as always for stopping at an intersection at an hour when the streets are deserted, just because a colored lightbulb told me to. Society has got me so fucking trained. I rubbed my eyes and groaned and felt utterly alone in the world. - David Wong
If you keep wandering in the dark streets, may be it is because you find peace in the darkness rather than in the light! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Try not to say "I have" unless it’s not bought by the money. If materialism is a blessing would have not been sold out in streets - Praveen Chenna
He spent the afternoon alone in the streets. - Orson Scott Card
Whenever she walked along the streets of Manhattan, she looked at all the different faces coming toward her and, despite their different features and colors, she regarded them all as Americans. - Francesca Marciano
There is a lion in the way; a lion is in the streets. - Bible
Time remorselessly rambles down the corridors and streets of our lives. but it is not until autumn that most of us become aware that our tickets are stamped with a terminal destination. - Joe L. Wheeler
If we could only live on good food like that, he said to her somewhat loudly, we wouldn't have the country full of rotten teeth and rotten guts. Living in a bogswamp, eating cheap food and the streets paved with dust, horsedung and consumptives' spits. - James Joyce
I walk these lonely streets at dark. Just me and the night; crowded head, empty heart. - John Mark Green
Every once in a while, large cities have narrow streets, silent passageways that allow your footsteps to echo in the stillness of the night, and it seems like everything is going back to the way it was, when there were only a few of us and we all knew each other and greeted each other on the street. - Jaume Cabré
The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets and to steal bread. - Anatole France
If all the Christians- I mean all of 'em- got outta the pews on Sundays and into the streets, we'd shut the city down.We'd shut down hunger.We'd shut down loneliness.We'd shut down the notion that there is any such of a thing as a person that don't deserve a kind word and a second chance. - Ron Hall
But try to remember that a good man can never die. You will see your brother many times again-in the streets, at home, in all the places of the town. The person of a man may go, but the best part of him stays. It stays forever. - William Saroyan
Black man cleans the streets but mustn't walk freely on the pavement; Black man must build houses for the white man but cannot live in them; Black man cooks the white man's food but eats what is left over. Don't listen to anyone bluff you and say Black and white are brothers. - Es’kia Mphahlele
The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread. - Anatole France
If I had lost everything and was out on the streets with no money I would go sit in the library and read and meditate for weeks at a time. - Matthew Donnelly
Behind the hieroglyphic streets there would either be a transcendent meaning, or only the earth. - Thomas Pynchon
I will not live in a city where dead bodies lie abandoned in the streets, and you will not tell the world I do. - Steven Galloway
Within a week I walked the streets of Tel-Aviv, I wandered around Budapest and found myself admiring the Architecture of Paris. That's the power of great literature. - Byron Ortiz
Streets full of water; please advise. - Robert Benchley
Basically, that's why I wrote: to save my ass, to save my ass from the madhouse, from the streets, from myself. - Charles Bukowski
I stole you, among others, from the streets of God’s birthplace. I forced you to work as a slave. Imprisoned, mistreated and starved you and your companion. To top it off, I am in the process of selling your life to the highest bidder. Why would you trust me? - V.S. Carnes
Ten thousand women marched through the streets shouting, 'We will not be dictated to,' and went off and became stenographers. - G.K. Chesterton
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