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    Moving to London was a culture shock, but in a really good way. I'm more aware now, and I'm less trusting of people in the music industry.

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    My agent in Sweden used to send off interview tapes but I decided to take it upon myself and come to London to visit casting directors which is when things first started taking off for me. I love Sweden but the industry out here is quite small so when I was given the chance to go internationally I took it.

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    My dad grew up in Banbridge, Northern Ireland, desperate to get to London. I grew up in London, so I don't know what it's like to yearn for the big city from a small town.

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    My family comes from New Zealand, but I'm a London girl. I was born and raised in London, but I've got the blood of a New Zealander, so I always kind of felt like I didn't belong - in a good way.

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    My insurance provider probably wouldn't allow me to go into a mosh pit anymore. My brain is insured by Lloyd's of London, you know what I'm saying?

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    My stepfather introduced me to The London Library when I was about 18; the clientele has definitely changed since then, but it is still a wonderful oasis in the middle of London.

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    Near my apartment in London, a lot of the pubs kind of look identical, which is very strange.

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    New York is more exciting, I guess, than even Paris or London. New York's the center of something; I don't know what, really - the center of a lot of things. With all its problems and chaos and craziness, it's still a great place to live. I can't see myself living anywhere else.

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    Of all the London theatres, the Donmar is the dream.

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    Once, in London, the BBC asked me what was my favorite English book. I said Alice in Wonderland

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    One of the things that's different about London and the English market is that theater and film and television are all based in London. It's not quite the same as in the States where if the playwright here wants a successful TV or film career, they're whisked away by Hollywood.

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    On one night of my debut the Prince of Wales, the Princess, and the duchess of London came to see me. They loved me for what I was and what I gave them.

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    On the other hand, all kinds of adventurous schemes to add security checkpoints to subway and bus systems have been circulating since the London attacks. This is nonsense. No one can guaranty 100 percent security.

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    Our Sheffield and London homes are worth well over a million but the bank owns most of them - we are mortgaged up to the gills.

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    Paris is where my family are, but it's not really home now because I have dear friends in London and dear friends in New York.

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    RESPIRATOR, n. An apparatus fitted over the nose and mouth of an inhabitant of London, whereby to filter the visible universe in its passage to the lungs.

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    Shakespeare wouldn't have been any good if he'd stayed in Stratford. He had to go to London to be bathed in the full current of the Renaissance.

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    Since I've been in an actor, I've lived in Italy, in London, in Stockholm - I had the fortune of working in different locations. If you live someplace long enough, you acquire slightly different systems of thought, and it influences your outlook on life. I just slowly adapted the way I speak.

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    Sometimes I miss the spirit of London, but it's a very gray place.

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    St. Paul's Loomed like a bubble o'er the town.

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    The anguish in London is a vivid reminder of why we cannot relent in taking the steps necessary to defend our homeland from the present terrorist threat.

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    The attacks of September 11 - and subsequent acts of terror from London to Madrid to Fort Hood, Texas - embody the most repulsive of human instincts, the will to power at the price of the lives of others.

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    The best thing about London is Paris.

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    The bread I eat in London, is a deleterious paste, mixed up with chalk, alum, and bone ashes: insipid to the taste, and destructive to the constitution.

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    The day Tarzan opened in London, I sat in a hotel room and discussed the project in detail.

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    The dim roar of London was like the bourdon note of a distant organ

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    The Globe' is one of the most terrifying theatres in London. It's that mob element - everyone packed in and staring up at you.

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    The marvelous maturity of London! I would rather be dead in this town than preening my feathers in heaven.

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    The monster London laugh at me.

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    The mystery surrounding Garbo was as thick as a London fog.

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    The original Return of the Living Dead, I was attached to direct it, and I wrote the story. Production was delayed. In the meantime I went to London to do Lifeforce.

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    The problem is that many MPs never see the London that exists beyond the wine bars and brothels of Westminster.

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    There are 80,000 prostitutes in London alone and what are they, if not bloody sacrifices on the altar of monogamy?

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    There are little pockets of old time in London, where things and places stay the same, like bubbles in amber,” she explained. “There’s a lot of time in London, and it has to go somewhere—it doesn’t all get used up at once.” “I may still be hung over,” sighed Richard. “That almost made sense.

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    There are members of the London press who seek to antagonise me, deliberately.

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    My family is from Liverpool, so I have some of those vowel sounds, I've got the slack tone of someone from Birmingham, and then I was raised in Bedford, which is just north of London. So my accent, if it's possible, makes even less sense to a Brit than to an American.

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    My favorite record shop was called Recommended Records, in South London near where I lived - they did all the original Faust reissues that came out in 1979, and they also did a lot of Sun Ra stuff. They were a great record shop.

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    My last Olympics, I had a girlfriend — big mistake. Now I’m single, so London should be really good. I’m excited.

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    My parents are from Manchester but I was brought up in London, Camden Town.

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    New York City has fantastic restaurants and, unlike London, a lot of the best restaurants are relatively cheap.

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    Nothing falls like London Rain Nothing heals me like you do

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    Not part of any London combination and you have to go a long way from London really to... to throw that feeling off. So, it's right and fitting that the Beatles came from Liverpool. If they hadn't, I wouldn't have got involved. It wouldn't have interested me. And they wouldn't have hired me.

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    Of course there are times when I hate London, but equally there are times when I can walk 'round a corner and I really feel that this is my place.

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    On March 4th, 1830, I arrived in London, where a new world seemed opened to me.

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    On my early trips to London and Paris, in 2009, I started to shift to more wide-brimmed felt hats similar to Borsalinos and Stetsons.

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    Paris strikes the vulgar part of us infinitely the most, but to a thinking mind London is incomparably the most delightful subject for contemplation.

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    [Paul McCartney] never, at the time, was going back to leaning back on the roots of his old band. He always built upon where he was, which was in London. And he didn't overuse synthesizers. He used them just enough. It's such a cool sound.

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    Peter Hall was just organizing the Royal Shakespeare Company. It was going to be an ensemble, it was going to be in repertory, it was going to have a home in London as well as in the Midlands, and all of those things were happening at that time.

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    Right now I just finished writing the music for a Rugrats feature film and the third week of September I go to London, and the Orchestra is going to perform the score.

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    Rioting has always been a London tradition. It has been since the early Middle Ages. There's hardly a spate of years that goes by without violent rioting of one kind or another. They happen so frequently that they are almost part of London's texture.