Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Manhattan Quotes from famous persons: Kool Moe Dee, Paul Singer, Rick Famuyiwa, Fabrizio Moreira, Andrew Yang. The wide variety of quotes available makes it possible to find a quote to suit your needs. You’ve likely heard some of the Manhattan Quotes before, but that’s because they truly are great.
It’s more than a little ironic that the mantra that swept Bill Clinton into office is exactly what prevented Hillary from winning it. Somehow, the Manhattan billionaire became the voice of the disaffected blue-collar middle class in states like Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Michigan.
Living in areas with a high population density does not need to be synonymous with overcrowding. Manhattan has an extremely dense population and is considered by many to be a highly desirable place to live.
My older sister achieved her dream of being an artist. She’s an illustrator living in Manhattan.
Whenever I leave Manhattan, I get the bends!
It seems that our politicians see the world in black and white, so why not our artists? Did Woody Allen‘s ‘Manhattan’ have to be in black and white? No. But is it fantastic that it was? To see New York like that? Yes!
I love ‘Manhattan’, and I know it’s not one of Woody’s favorites.
Don’t bother starting the 10,000th restaurant in Manhattan. Find something to do that if you don’t do it, it won’t get done.
I went to Manhattan Center High School.
Manhattan was the capital of the twentieth century for black writers, artists, and intellectuals as much as it was for their white counterparts.
There is an extraordinary degree of amity among Washington poets. They hang together. You would be hard pressed to find that in Manhattan.
The thing about New York is, more than any other place I’ve ever been, you run into people on the street that you would never imagine you’d see, old friends, people just like there for a day or two. I find that all the time when I’m walking around Manhattan, running into people that I had no idea were even there.
When I thought about Detroit, I would think big city, very urban – not a lot of places to walk around, not a lot of parks. I sort of pictured Manhattan almost, where, besides Central Park, it’s all city and big buildings. But now that I’m here, you see people pushing strollers, people hanging out in the park.
I love living in Manhattan, but every time I leave, I say that I’m so happy I’m leaving.
I live on a ranch that’s larger than Manhattan. That’s a weird circumstance.
‘Death at an Early Age‘ was about racial segregation in Boston. ‘Illiterate America’ was about grownups who can’t read. ‘Rachel and Her Children‘ was about people who were homeless in the middle of Manhattan.
I was a sitting judge in Manhattan. I was a supervising judge in Manhattan, and they said to me, ‘Did you ever think of doing what you do on television?’
I’m from New York. My grandparents were settlers of Long Island City. When they came here, there was no bridge, and they had to hire a boat across the river. They had a farm, and my grandmother had to go once a week to Manhattan to buy provisions – very primitive.
I’m no Lance Armstrong, but I do use a bike to get from place to place in Manhattan, a little bit of Brooklyn.
If I ask you to write down the last 4 digits of your social security number, and then take you out to lunch and ask you how many dentists there are in Manhattan, there’s going to be a high correlation between those two numbers. What happens is that the number psychologically makes you feel confident.
The only place where people in Manhattan walk for leisure is in the park.
I do think we need more cameras. We have to stay ahead of the terrorists, and I do know in New York, the Lower Manhattan Security Initiative, which is based on cameras, the outstanding work that results from that.
After graduation in June of 1984, I moved to Manhattan. My first stop was a psychiatrist, who in less than our first fifty-minute session again diagnosed me with depression.
These women were taking over these former manufacturing warehouses in SoHo and figuring out a way to be fashionable and viable without money. It’s hard to imagine a life like that in Manhattan now – there’s something romantic about it.
Manhattan’s always fascinating, too, just a big, stinky, smelly conglomeration of numbered avenues and streets, but it’s just got a vibe that’s hard to beat. I shouldn’t like it, but I do. I can’t put my finger on it.
I’ve lived most of my life in Manhattan, but I lived in Brooklyn for a while as a kid. I went to junior high school there. Girls in Brooklyn have to be tough – I mean real tough – just to get by. It’s life in the combat zone.
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.
I used to go to school in Manhattan with a bunch of the City Kids.
At the outset, at least, all three groups had something else to recommend them, as well: They were headquartered 3,000 miles away from the East Side of Manhattan.
I love D.C. – people who have such cosmopolitan background, who are doing interesting things. It’s a fraction of the size of Manhattan but the knowledge that people have is amazing.
I played tennis at underneath – Brooklyn Bridge? Manhattan Bridge? Williamsburg Bridge? There are courts on the Manhattan side.
Manhattan is increasingly less available to average-income earners.
Sometimes, I feel that Manhattan in particular has gotten really tame and gentrified or something.
I remember when I saw ‘Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind,’ I wanted to go out and direct a movie right there on the streets of Manhattan. Unfortunately, you can’t without permits.
I grew up in Manhattan. For Manhattanites, Brooklyn was the sticks, a second-rate civilization. My friends and I, we were so snobby. Living in the Bronx or Brooklyn was incredible… for me, that was like a foreign country.
When I was on the Knicks, and I’d have a drink – my drink would be either a Manhattan or an Old Fashioned – businessmen would be drinking only wine. As I continued to go to business dinners with successful businessmen, my drink has now also turned into wine.
In 1964, when we first arrived in New York City, I remember vividly seeing the skyline of Manhattan, and our first proposal of 1964 was to wrap two lower Manhattan buildings. We never got permission.
‘Harlem River’ is about the Harlem River in uptown Manhattan. I don’t know much to say about it. I came upon that river a couple of years ago. I was doing a walk the length of Manhattan, from the top to the bottom, and I had never seen that river before.
Surprisingly, Manhattan casts a sort of undersized shadow onto Long Island. Where I grew up, everyone seemed totally disconnected from the city – ours could have been any suburb, anywhere – though when traffic was thin, it took us only half an hour to get into midtown.
In the ‘Mad Men‘ era, the archetypal dad came home; put down his briefcase; received pipe, Manhattan, roast beef, potatoes, key-lime pie; and was – apparently – content.
I know there’s Brooklyn and all the boroughs, but Manhattan specifically is so condensed that the energy is very vibrant. Everywhere you look there is something happening.
I was living in a four-story Manhattan townhouse with three full-time servants and silver to be polished, and I was doing too much. My kids were growing up without me, and suddenly I thought, ‘I want some other stuff.’ So I stopped working instead of cutting back, and went to Australia instead of Vermont.
In 2013, after living in New York for 18 years, I decided to leave Manhattan for a fresh start in Palm Beach.
I’ve been very lucky with The Code’ and Manhattan’ in that I’ve been working with networks that are deeply supportive of the authorial voice.
I’m officially near-famous. If you’ve got four year old kids and you’ve got cable, then you’ve got no choice but to know who I am. But if you’re one of my peers – a 26-year old guy who lives in Manhattan – you have no idea who I am. I’m only famous if you’re four.
Seeing New York in the movies is what made me want to live in Manhattan one day. I eventually got my wish, and the city has never disappointed me.
We all got driven out of Manhattan. It was a very conducive place for artists when I was growing up, and now it’s definitely not. The city has been completely taken over by the rich.
I think all of Manhattan has pretty much become a bar-slash-nightclub-slash-restaurant. There were always pockets of that. But now every corner of Manhattan is that.
It’s difficult because Manhattan is so fantastic, and it’s 9 miles away, and all these cool rich people live there and have great lives, and you live in a semi-attached row house in Queens.
I love Manhattan.
We lived in Manhattan, which was unbearable sometimes because it was so noisy. There were sirens blaring, construction sites going, people shouting and swearing at each other.
My favorite elements of ‘Start Talkin” were those man-on-the-street pieces. I love shooting those. I was born in Manhattan, have lived in or around New York my entire life, and I feel like I’m in my element when doing those pieces.
I started off at Hofstra University in Hempstead, Long Island, and started doing theater in Manhattan in 1969.
At Grozny TV, the line between journalism and government propaganda is traversed as often as a Manhattan crosswalk.
A lot of the fiction I read growing up was post-war American, and not all of it centers on Manhattan, but around people of the Mad Men generation, people like John Cheever and, in more modern times, Don DeLillo, who I always mention.
Whether a plane to Singapore, a subway in Manhattan, or the streets of Cincinnati, I search for meaningful conversation wherever I may travel. Without it, I believe we lose the ability to not only understand others, but more importantly, ourselves.
‘Park Avenue: Money, Power and the American Dream‘ is an intentionally angry film. How could it not be when the chance of an infant dying is five times greater on the Bronx Park Avenue than on Manhattan’s Park Avenue just across the Harlem River?
Well, first of all, I grew up in New York City, going to first a public school, then a private school, and when I got to the private school in Manhattan, I learned of what we called ‘The Promised Land,’ which are the Hamptons. I’ve always had an affinity for the Hamptons.
Consider that the overwhelming majority of those 40,000 near-Earth asteroids are small enough to fit on the parking lot at the mall. And while these rocky runts won’t cause Armageddon, they could still flatten such popular hominid hangouts as Manhattan or downtown Des Moines.
The Tiffany lamp is an American icon bridging the immigrants, settlement houses, and the slums of the Lower East Side and the wealthy industrialists of upper Manhattan, the Gilded Age and its excesses.
I’ve known Kareem since I was kid. He lived in Manhattan, but my best friend used to go to high school with him, and he was in my house the day I graduated from high school in 1965.
The best movie theater in the world is in a dingy basement on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. The worn seats are painful. There are probably bigger screens in half the apartments in the complex above the theater. And forget Fandango; the theater barely has a website. You want to buy a ticket? Get in line.
When I was 12, I got a manager, but my mom was against it. It took a lot of convincing. But when I got a job at Manhattan Theatre Club, I think she saw how passionate I was about it and that I worked really hard – and now she’s super supportive.
But I absolutely love New York. Every time I go there, I still get excited. When you come over the bridge and you’re coming towards Manhattan, I still get goose bumps every time.
During my participation in the Manhattan Project and subsequent research at Los Alamos, encompassing a period of fifteen years, I worked in the company of perhaps the greatest collection of scientific talent the world has ever known.
There are more people living in Lower Manhattan now than before the terrorist attacks. That’s faith for you. There’s such a strong spirit here.
‘The War in the Air’ describes the destruction of Manhattan by air attack.
And then, build a bustling wonderful city of the 21st century, with a restoration of a spectacular skyline, which Manhattan, of course, needs. So, that is really the design as a whole.
When I started writing my second novel, I decided that one of the characters would have a passion for dollhouses, which allowed me to do hours of guilt-free ‘research’ online and at the Manhattan Dollhouse boutique inside F. A. O. Schwarz.
I love New York City. Everyone is busy with their own lives – and no one is interested in some Hollywood celebrity walking past in downtown Manhattan. That’s why it’s my favorite city. You can do what you want without attracting a crowd of curious onlookers.
I like to have my Pinkberry. I have this one store in midtown Manhattan that will stay open for me late.
Manhattan is just all bank branches.
My favorite way to cook a clam is in chowder. I was a New Yorker for 20 years, and I always loved tomato-based, celery-heavy Manhattan chowders.
In about 2002, I moved from Manhattan to Brooklyn, to Red Hook.
We would go in there with our parents once in a while for – actually go into Manhattan for dinner, weekends occasionally to a museum, but most of my memories of traveling into Manhattan was with the school trips and then later on as we got, you know, into high school, kind of on our own and with friends.
What made Manhattan Manhattan was the underground infrastructure, that engineering marvel.
Besides being driven around Manhattan by a chauffeur whose salary his father‘s company paid, in a Cadillac his father’s company leased to ‘scope out properties,’ Donald‘s job description seems to have included lying about his ‘accomplishments‘ and allegedly refusing to rent apartments to Black people.
Manhattan, though, was an entirely different ballgame in a whole different kind of world, with a man who was brilliant and at the same time terribly charismatic.
As the United States attorney in Manhattan, I have come to worry about few things as much as the gathering cyber threat.
One doesn’t go on television for the Manhattan crowd. You buy the sides of buses for that.