Downtown quotes

  • There’s so much I can’t read because I get so exasperated. Someone starts describing the character boarding the plane and pulling the seat back. And I just want to say, Babe, I have been downtown. I have been up in a plane. Give me some credit.
    -- Amy Hempel

    #Character #Giving #Downtown

  • For me, growing up in Harlem and then migrating down to SoHo and the Lower East Side and chillin' down there and making that my stomping ground... That was a big thing, because I'm from Harlem, and downtown is more artsy and also more open-minded. So I got the best of both worlds.
    -- ASAP Rocky

    #Growing Up #East #Downtown

  • There's the downtown area of Tupelo. Did you see the skyscrapers? Two stories.
    -- Bobby Heenan

    #Two #Stories #Downtown

  • L.A. is still such a fascinating place to me, so big and diverse. It's so spread out that you can go from Zuma to downtown and there's really like 10 different towns in between.
    -- Dylan McDermott

    #Zuma #Different #Downtown

  • It's really kind of hard to be a suburb of nothing. If you don't have a downtown, you really don't have anything. It's hard to build a community around parking lots and subdivisions.
    -- Ed McMahon

    #Community #Downtown #Kind

  • When he came back from downtown, he had forgotten to bring his license, his identification, the $2 for the wedding license. So we got married two days later.
    -- Eydie Gorme

    #Wedding #Two #Downtown

  • I have always thought that L.A. is a motor city that developed linear downtowns.
    -- Frank Gehry

    #Cities #Downtown #Linear

  • A majority of the crime in the downtown is property crime. There have been a few larcenies and burglaries, but robberies and assaults are not common in the downtown. There isn't usually any violent crime.
    -- Greg Smith

    #Majority #Downtown #Common

  • I realized that my family was more important to me than downtown night life.
    -- Guy Lafleur

    #Night #Important #Downtown

  • The newspaper is a marvelous medium. It is extraordinarily convenient and cheap. Let's see. This one cost 75 cents. Now that's a little high. I bought it when I was downtown this morning.
    -- Harrison Salisbury

    #Morning #Cost #Downtown

  • You can't rely on bringing people downtown, you have to put them there.
    -- Jane Jacobs

    #People #Downtown #Rely

  • I was working at this club in downtown L.A. from four to eight at night, just Eddie Rubin, the drummer, and I.
    -- Johnny Ramistella

    #Night #Eight #Downtown

  • My mother had been an actress and we came from that world in New York, the theater world and the downtown sort of theater scene, and so I guess we didn't really have what you'd call like a Hollywood kind of life at all.
    -- Martha Plimpton

    #Mother #New York #Downtown

  • Well the thing is that the New York of 1846 to 1862 was very different from downtown New York now. Really nothing from that period still exists in New York.
    -- Martin Scorsese

    #New York #Downtown #Different

  • Detroit is a city that really stands out. It's been through a very difficult time. There's been a lot of pain here, and the city, physically, has suffered. You can see it in certain neighborhoods, and there's buildings downtown that have been abandoned.
    -- Michael Imperioli

    #Pain #Cities #Downtown

  • I go a lot to see young people downtown in little theaters. It's great. If you start somebody's career, it's so exciting.
    -- Mikhail Baryshnikov

    #Careers #People #Downtown

  • All these people talking about morality should just take a walk downtown. They don't want to go downtown because instantly they see homeless people and they don't want to.
    -- Neil Young

    #Talking #People #Downtown

  • I can remember when anything further downtown New York than Canal Street was risky and the whole area still looked like a '70s cop movie location; when the original loft-owners were more dash-than-cash, artistic types.
    -- Peter York

    #New York #Downtown #Cash

  • I love to work. I really enjoy getting up really early and driving downtown. I just really love the process of acting and being on a series.
    -- Portia de Rossi

    #Acting #Downtown #Driving

  • It took him forever to get to downtown Vancouver although Tony had to admit that saving the world by public transportation was a particularly Canadian way to do things.
    -- Tanya Huff

    #Forever #Downtown #World

  • I wanted to be a part of the downtown renaissance.
    -- Thomas Reid

    #Downtown #Renaissance #Wanted

  • When you're alone and life is making you lonely, you can always go downtown.
    -- Tony Hatch

    #Lonely #Solitude #Downtown

  • When you've got worries, all the noise and the hurry seems to help, I know. Downtown.
    -- Tony Hatch

    #Worry #Silence #Downtown

  • The show can go on without me, and probably will, but I want to come back to act in Chicago. My wife and I just bought a condo downtown, and I want to do theater.
    -- William Petersen

    #Wife #Downtown #Goes On

  • A lot of times, L.A. is desaturated, and cement and freeways, and downtown.
    -- Dan Gilroy

    #Downtown #Cement #Freeways

  • No matter what class you're from - uptown or downtown - when you're in the dancehall everyone's equal, and it's how you choose to express yourself that makes you stand out.
    -- Kreesha Turner

    #Class #Uptown #Downtown

  • I became interested in film as a viewer when I was a teenager. I would spend entire afternoons in an arthouse theater in downtown Santiago. I didn't really expect to be a filmmaker back then. But it was clearly an interest.
    -- Omar Zuniga

    #Teenager #Downtown #Afternoon

  • In my late teens, early 20s, when I started stand-up and I was living downtown for the first time, I was deep into my blues and Bukowski phase. And, you know, that's when that's appropriate. And I grew out of it.
    -- Paul F. Tompkins

    #Downtown #Teens #Phases