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  You can't escape the past in Paris, and yet what's so wonderful about it is that the past and present intermingle so intangibly that it doesn't seem to burden.  
 -  Allen Ginsberg
  

  Cities have sexes: London is a man, Paris a woman, and New York a well-adjusted transsexual.  
 -  Angela Carter
  

  Paris is always a good idea.  
 -  Audrey Hepburn
  

  Paris is the only city in the world where starving to death is still considered an art.  
 -  Carlos Ruiz Zafon
  

  What an immense impression Paris made upon me. It is the most extraordinary place in the world!  
 -  Charles Dickens
  

  London is satisfied, Paris is resigned, but New York is always hopeful. Always it believes that something good is about to come off, and it must hurry to meet it.  
 -  Dorothy Parker
  

  If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life, it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast.  
 -  Ernest Hemingway
  

  London is a riddle. Paris is an explanation.  
 -  Ernest Hemingway
  

  The best of America drifts to Paris. The American in Paris is the best American. It is more fun for an intelligent person to live in an intelligent country. France has the only two things toward which we drift as we grow older – intelligence and good manners.  
 -  F. Scott Fitzgerald
  

  The first thing that strikes a visitor to Paris is a taxi.  
 -  Fred Allen
  

  An artist has no home in Europe except in Paris.  
 -  Friedrich Nietzsche
  

  In Paris, our lives are one masked ball.  
 -  Gaston Leroux
  

  When spring comes to Paris the humblest mortal alive must feel that he dwells in paradise.  
 -  Henry Miller
  

  Whoever does not visit Paris regularly will never really be elegant.  
 -  Honore de Balzac
  

  In Paris, our lives are one masked ball.  
 -  Gaston Leroux
  

  When spring comes to Paris the humblest mortal alive must feel that he dwells in paradise.  
 -  Henry Miller
  

  Whoever does not visit Paris regularly will never really be elegant.  
 -  Honore de Balzac
  

  It is perfectly possible to be enamoured of Paris while remaining totally indifferent or even hostile to the French.  
 -  James Baldwin
  

  Paris, I believe, is a man in his twenties in love with an older woman.  
 -  John Berger
  

  I like Frenchmen very much, because even when they insult you they do it so nicely.  
 -  Josephine Baker
  

  I am going to enjoy life in Paris I know. It is so human and there is something noble in the city. It is a real city, old and fine and life plays in it for everybody to see.  
 -  Katherine Mansfield
  

  I think if you go to Paris, you know, going to a fashion show would be one of the top things on the list. It's definitely an event. You know, there's an energy there, even watching the people who go to the shows is something else.  
 -  Lucy Liu
  

  Paris is a place in which we can forget ourselves, reinvent, expunge the dead weight of our past.  
 -  Michael Simkins
  

  When good Americans die, they go to Paris.  
 -  Oscar Wilde
  

  I can't stand Paris. I hate the place. Full of people talking French, which is a thing I bar. It always seems to me so affected.  
 -  P. G. Wodehouse
  

  True, you can sit outside in Paris and drink little cups of coffee, but why is this more stylish than sitting inside drinking large glasses of whiskey I don't know.  
 -  P. J. O'Rourke
  

  I go to Paris, I go to London, I go to Rome, and I always say, 'There's no place like New York. It's the most exciting city in the world now. That's the way it is. That's it.'  
 -  Robert De Niro
  

  Even the pigeons are dancing, kissing, going in circles, mounting each other. Paris is the city of love, even for the birds.  
 -  Samantha Schutz
  

  A walk about Paris will provide lessons in history, beauty, and in the point of life.  
 -  Thomas Jefferson
  

  To err is human. To loaf is Parisian.  
 -  Victor Hugo
  

  There is but one Paris and however hard living may be here, and if it became worse and harder even – the French air clears up the brain and does good – a world of good.  
 -  Vincent van Gogh
  

  The best view in Paris is the one from the Eiffel Tower, because it is the only place in Paris from which you can't see the damn thing.  
 -  William Morris
  

  Parisian men make love all day and have no time to work. American men work all day and have no time for love.  
 -  Zsa Zsa Gabor