village quotes

Franz Kline, who became known for his black and white paintings, did a whole series of gorgeous landscapes and wonderful portraits that may still hang in Greenwich Village.David Amram

In 1978, the tradition of running from village to village with a message was revived. that first run was from Davis to Los Angeles, a distance of 500 miles.Dennis Banks

I would like to thank my parents in Vergaio, a little village in Italy. They gave me the biggest gift: poverty.Roberto Benigni

I live in a Swiss village so small, if you sneeze everyone knows.Geraldine Chaplin

If you would be known, and not know, vegetate in a village; if you would know, and not be known, live in a city.Charles Caleb Colton

We have been working with Habitat for Humanity and we have built eighty homes, 80% of which are being lived in by New Orleans' musicians. It is called the Musicians' Village and at the center is the Ellis Marsalis Center for Music.Harry Connick, Jr.

My background did not start with the East Side; it started with Greenwich Village, which is West Side.Gregory Corso

My father took me back home, back to Greenwich Village, and he thought by taking me out of the orphanage he'd be out of the World War too. But no way - they got him anyway. He went in the Navy and then I lived on the streets.Gregory Corso

During the engagement I tried to throw a strong force through the canon, but I was obliged to use it elsewhere before it had gotten to the supposed location of the village.George Crook

There are 10,000 local governments in the state of New York. Ten thousand! Town, village, lighting district, water district, sewer district, a special district to count the other districts in case you missed a district.Andrew Cuomo

Benteen, come on, big village, be quick. Bring packs.George Armstrong Custer

Our village was built on the Ohio River, and was a halting place on this great national road, then the only avenue of traffic between the South and the North.Rebecca Harding Davis

There's an assumption in many of these cultures that these children are mentally retarded, when in fact they're not at all. I saw how the operation affects the child, as well as the child's family and often the village.Roma Downey

Even if you live in a tiny village, there's an Internet site. It's quite easy to find clothes, but sometimes women don't know how to mix them.Ines de La Fressange

I would rather be first in a little Iberian village than second in Rome.Epicurus

Mothers really were not built to raise babies not only by themselves, but with only a partner. For millions of years, a woman had much more than just her husband to help rear her young... This whole idea of 'it takes a village to raise a child' is exactly how we're supposed to live.Helen Fisher

Celebrated in the Bob Dylan ballad 'Joey,' Crazy Joe Gallo was a charismatic beatnik gangster whose forays into Greenwich Village in the 1960s inspired his bloody revolution against the Mafia.Tom Folsom

So I played the acoustic guitar and harmonica and stomped my foot and I think I was right in assuming that Greenwich Village would be the best place to perform my own material and possibly get some attention, move on to making records and all.Steve Forbert

I like places where you can dance to crazy music, like Bedlam or Eastern Bloc in the East Village.Nicola Formichetti

I had met a young lady who wanted to be in the theater. It was Judy Holliday. She had somehow fallen down the steps of the Village Vanguard, which still exists today.Adolph Green