village quotes

Finally, there's a sense in which I look at this Westminster village and London intelligentsia as an outsider.Diane Abbott

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

If you're the village blacksmith and a model T comes along, you better become a mechanic. People's lives are better when they get news online versus having to wait for the morning paper. It's a lot more efficient, a lot more real time, a lot less waste.Marc Andreessen

Early on, I was so impressed with Charles Dickens. I grew up in the South, in a little village in Arkansas, and the whites in my town were really mean, and rude. Dickens, I could tell, wouldn't be a man who would curse me out and talk to me rudely.Maya Angelou

When I become the village idiot, or at least, it starts to become a joke, you can't do that much longer.Joan Van Ark

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

My family actually lived in the same village for about 400 years. They had great stability until the last century. People lived and intermarried in small villages.Roger Bannister

I stay in France. Better to be the queen of a village than a servant in a kingdom.Emmanuelle Beart

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

The destruction of India's village system was the greatest of England's blunders.Annie Besant

I began when I was a child, because I was born and grew up in a little village. And many people ride the horses. So, it was a big - it has been a big passion for me.Andrea Bocelli

In the globalized world that is ours, maybe we are moving towards a global village, but that global village brings in a lot of different people, a lot of different ideas, lots of different backgrounds, lots of different aspirations.Lakhdar Brahimi

Yes, the small village that we live in, in Virginia, is a very interesting place, in terms of its Civil War history, because it was a town that was founded by Quakers in 1733.Geraldine Brooks

I grew up in Greenwich Village. Dad was friends with John Lennon and Yoko Ono.Yancy Butler

I had rather be first in a village than second at Rome.Julius Caesar

Being famous as a writer is like being famous in a village. It's not really any very heady fame.Peter Carey

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

A great day in New York would be to wake up, get a cup of coffee and head up to Central Park for a nice walk. Then I'd go down to the East Village and stroll around. After that, maybe I'd go check out a museum or catch an indie film at the Angelika.Emmanuelle Chriqui

Very much like that, and very much a loner, do you know and I didn't fit really into sport or all kind of group activities as a kid, I couldn't find a niche. And music was not really part of the kind of village curriculum it would, you know.Eric Clapton

It was one of my dreams as a child, growing up in my little village with my cousins. We used to walk together, and I used to say, when you look at the world map, 'This town is there, that town is there, that river is there.' I used to say, 'One day, I'm going to travel these places.'Jimmy Cliff