Cities give us collision. 'Tis said, London and New York take the nonsense out of a man.

--Ralph Waldo Emerson

As a remedy to life in society I would suggest the big city. Nowadays, it is the only desert within our means.

--Albert Camus

A city is a large community where people are lonesome together.

--Herbert Prochnow

A large city cannot be experientially known; its life is too manifold for any individual to be able to participate in it.

--Aldous Huxley

A great city is not to be confounded with a populous one.