Because everyone has already said it. And it’s all true.
New York is the only real city-city. -Truman Capote
One belongs to New York instantly, one belongs to it as much in five minutes as in five years. -Tom Wolfe
I love New York, even though it isn’t mine, the way something has to be, a tree or a street or a house, something, anyway, that belongs to me because I belong to it. -Truman Capote
New York City is all about sex. People getting it, people trying to get it, people who can’t get it. No wonder the city never sleeps. It’s too busy trying to get laid. -Sarah Jessica Parker as Carrie Bradshaw in Sex and the City
Don’t you love New York in the fall? It makes me want to buy school supplies. -Tom Hanks as Joe Fox in You’ve Got Mail
Concrete jungle where dreams are made, oh, there’s nothing you can’t do, now you’re in New York.
Now you’re in New York
These streets will make you feel brand new, Big lights will inspire you- Alicia Keys with Jay-Z, Empire State of Mind
The city is an amusement park: Everything is concrete, it’s full of tourists, and food vendors line the sidewalks. It’s like living in a casino: The lights never dim, there’s an incessant din of bells and horns, and there’s always someone, somewhere, crying in a bathroom. -Jane Borden