Best 51 of Downtown quotes - MyQuotes

By Anonym 13 Sep

Paul F. Tompkins

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.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Richard Kadrey

Stark: So, you think Mason knows I'm back. Vidocq: You just blew up his home. He might suspect something.

By Anonym 13 Sep

J. Cole

I'm the same kid who used to hop the trains with headphones and just go to downtown Manhattan, walk around and listen to music or walk through the city. The fame restricts that. It's a small complaint in comparison to the benefits I get from it, but the restrictive part is what I don't like - and the fact that it's not reversible.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Daniel Amory

This is so funny,” said Ellen, noticing the seating arrangement. “Isn’t this funny? Tom, come sit next to Robin. Griffin, sit next to Laura.” I stood up and sat next to Robin while Griffin brought his chair over to Laura. “That’s better,” said Ellen. “Isn’t that better?

By Anonym 15 Sep

Bobby Heenan

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

By Anonym 15 Sep

Rosalind Russell

The White House is one of the few places in downtown Washington where you can get something to eat after 11 o'clock at night.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Dylan Mcdermott

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.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Thomas Reid

I wanted to be a part of the downtown renaissance.

By Anonym 20 Sep

Charles Bukowski

you chippy hunk of shit,/don't bad mouth me! I'm/the toughest guy in town, you don't know/who the hell you're in this room/with!

By Anonym 13 Sep

Asap Rocky

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.

By Anonym 15 Sep

William Petersen

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.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Martha Plimpton

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mikhail Baryshnikov

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.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Daniel Amory

Really, nobody was there?” I asked. “Well, nobody important,” he said, putting his glasses back on and blinking.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Guy Lafleur

I realized that my family was more important to me than downtown night life.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Ed Mcmahon

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jane Jacobs

Expanding the Toronto Island Airport will undermine the downtown's economy and liveability and intensify pollution and smog from Oshawa to Oakville. I urge Torontonians to close down this dangerous Trojan horse and get on with planning constructive and delightful ways of using our magnificent lakeside assets.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Peter King

My legislation would cut off all funding for trials of anyone from Guantanamo in any court in the United States of America. This bill would help stop the misguided plan to put Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and other 9/11 terrorists on trial in Downtown Manhattan.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Kreesha Turner

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Stephen Chbosky

Downtown. Lights on buildings and everything that makes you wonder. And in that moment, I swear we were infinite.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Greg Smith

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Darynda Jones

Can you find out how owns C and R industries? They bought the old abandoned mental asylum downtown." "That old thing? What are they going to do with it?" "I don't know. I was hoping their overcompensating sign would say, but it just says 'private property' and shouts lots of threats in capital letters, all of which I plan to completely ignore later.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Bill Bryson

Where I grew up, in Des Moines, Iowa, there is hardly any downtown economic activity now. Everybody shops in malls - you don't find a sense of community in malls.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jane Jacobs

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

By Anonym 16 Sep

Daniel Amory

Don’t you think most of those kids think too much about who got an A or a B when they were in law school and what that means to an inflated G.P.A. and not enough about the world?” asked Connor irrelevantly.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Maria Sharapova

I know many of you thought that I would be retiring today, but if I was ever going to announce my retirement it would not be in a downtown Los Angeles hotel with this fairly ugly carpet.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Muhammad Ali

I just won the gold medal and I couldn't eat downtown. I said, 'Something's wrong.' And from then on, I've been a Muslim.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Dj Spooky

Downtown New York, I'm within certain styles of music and I'm also within certain cultural, you know, and literary context. So DJ Spooky was meant to be a kind of ironic take on that. It was always meant to be kind of a criticism and critique of how downtown culture would separate genres and styles because it was ambiguous. You couldn't fit it into anything and that was the point.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Alex Timbers

I got an email from Nick [Kroll] that he and John [Mulaney] were looking to put on the stage show with two of their characters from Kroll Show and could I help at all. And they were doing it [off-Broadway] at the Cherry Lane and they had been performing it at UCB, just sort of testing it out. I worked on it for a little bit downtown and it was a great experience.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Tony Hatch

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

By Anonym 14 Sep

Johnny Ramistella

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

By Anonym 18 Sep

Daniel Amory

Should I have a doughnut or my disgusting cardboard?” asked Gwynn, as she drew up languidly before me at a study table in a bookstore on State Street, raising a puffed rice cake in the air. My eyes narrowed attentively at her face, but as I hesitated, she announced eagerly, “Disgusting cardboard it is!

By Anonym 15 Sep

Eydie Gorme

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Frank Gehry

I have always thought that L.A. is a motor city that developed linear downtowns.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Harrison Salisbury

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.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Daniel Amory

I don’t think I’ve ever referred to any girl I dated as my girlfriend. I think that would freak me out. Even the girl that I dated for two years in college I don’t think I ever referred to her as my girlfriend.” “How would you introduce her?” I asked. “I’m just going to say her name,” he said.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Rick Riordan

If you're heading downtown from Centeral Park, my advice is to take the subway. Flying pigs are faster but way more dangerous

By Anonym 18 Sep

Elizabeth Harrower

The city, to her, meant a few particular blocks - the best blocks - lying together in a neat rectangle, linked by arcades and department stores; three streets one way, cut by four at right angles, bound at the top by gardens, self-enclosed at the bottom and either end. Three or four times a week she walked the streets of these blocks, smelt the coffee, the flowers, the rich expensive leather, the cosmetics.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Neil Young

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.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Robert Rauschenberg

Well, I like way downtown near the Battery. I lived down there at this time and for, I guess, the following well, this is where I moved to uptown and I've been here for four years and this is 1965.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Brad Goreski

When I'm in New York I love to stay at the Mercer Hotel, and the C. Wonder store was so part of my New York experience from staying downtown. What I love the most about the brand is the enthusiasm that the customer has for it.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Andy Warhol

Uptown is for people who have already done something. Downtown is where they’re doing something now. I live uptown but I love downtown.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Charles Bukowski

First paycheck I get, I thought, I'm going to get myself a room near the downtown L.A. Public Library.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Cassandra Clare

I forgot," Isabelle muttered as the rest of them caught up to her. "Faeries have no sense of humor." "Oh, I wouldn't say that," said Jace. "There's a pixie nightclub downtown called Hot Wings. Not," he added, "that I have ever been there.

By Anonym 20 Sep

Daniel Amory

You know, sometimes I think this is just not it,” he said, his glasses flashing from the early night’s light. He turned toward me in a thoughtful pause. “You know what I mean, Tom?” he asked. “It’s just not.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Keith Rothfus

Ive been on Wall Street once in my life in 1980 as a tourist. I went to see the stock exchange when I was 18 years old. Im not a Wall Street lawyer, Im a Stanwix Street lawyer. Stanwix Street is a street in downtown Pittsburgh.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Daniel Amory

The stars glittered in the sky and as the number of people at the party grew there were merging conversations and laughter and bodies moving in outlines around the kegs of beer in a curtsy of youth.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Tanya Huff

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.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Helen Garner

I saw the bumpy shape of my skull, I saw myself shorn and revealed. I wandered in a dream around the city, glimpsing in shop windows a strange creature with my face.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Zooey Deschanel

I LOVE DOWNTOWN LA and I relish any opportunity to spend time there.