London Quotes

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London Quotes and Sayings
London Quotes and Sayings

Do you realise that people die of boredom in London suburbs? It's the second biggest cause of death amongs the English in general. Sheer boredom...
Alexander McCall Smith

London, that great cesspool into which all the loungers and idlers of the Empire are irresistibly drained.
Arthur Conan Doyle

London has the trick of making its past, its long indelible past, always a part of its present. And for that reason it will always have meaning for the future, because of all it can teach about disaster, survival, and redemption. It is all there in the streets. It is all there in the books.
Anna Quindlen, Imagined London

London is a modern Babylon.
Benjamin Disraeli

London is a roost for every bird.
Benjamin Disraeli

When it's three o'clock in New York, it's still 1938 in London.
Bette Midler

I like the spirit of this great London which I feel around me. Who but a coward would pass his whole life in hamlets; and for ever abandon his faculties to the eating rust of obscurity?
Charlotte Brontë, Villette

You read and write and sing and experience, thinking that one day these things will build the character you admire to live as. You love and lose and bleed best you can, to the extreme, hoping that one day the world will read you like the poem you want to be.
Charlotte Eriksson

Your own exploration therefore has to be personalized; you're doing it for yourself, increasing your own store of particular knowledge, walking your own eccentric version of the city.
Geoff Nicholson, The Lost Art of Walking

London is a splendid place to live in for those who can get out of it.
George John Gordon Bruce

London doesn't love the latent or the lurking, has neither time, nor taste, nor sense for anything less discernible than the red flag in front of the steam-roller. It wants cash over the counter and letters ten feet high.
Henry James

Ah! my poor dear child, the truth is, that in London it is always a sickly season. Nobody is healthy in London, nobody can be.
Jane Austen, Emma

The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease for ever to be able to do it.
J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan

And marbled clouds go scudding by
The many-steepled London sky.
John Betjeman

All the lies, all the ways we have of trying to make life simple for ourselves by putting people into boxes marked black, white, good, bad, when all of us are victims of our own prejudices.
Julia Gregson

One of the the things she most liked about the city -apart from all its obvious attractions, the theatre, the galleries, the exhilarating walks by the river- was that so few people ever asked you personal questions.
Julia Gregson, East of the Sun

London, London, London town, You can toughen up or get thrown around.

In London, Man is the most secret animal on earth.
Laurie Lee

Come with me, ladies and gentlemen who are in any wise weary of London: come with me: and those that tire at all of the world we know: for we have new worlds here.
Lord Dunsany

English rain feels obligatory, like paperwork. It dampens already damn days and slicks the stones.
Maureen Johnson

I don't know what London's coming to - the higher the buildings the lower the morals.
Noel Coward

If London is a watercolor, New York is an oil painting.
Peter Shaffer

By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
Samuel Johnson

When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
Samuel Johnson

One thing about London is that when you step out into the night, it swallows you.
Sebastian Faulks

He was born within the sound of Bow-bell.
Thomas Fuller

Go where we may, rest where we will, Eternal London haunts us still.
Thomas Moore

London, thou art the flour of cities all!
William Dunbar

The most wonderful thing in life is to be delirious and the most wonderful kind of delirium is being in love. In the morning mist, hazy and amorous, London was delirious. London squinted as it floated along, milky pink, without caring where it was going.
Yevgeny Zamyatin

London is a bad habit one hates to lose.