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Letter "M" » metropolis
«All great art is born of the metropolis.»
«In an expanding universe, time is on the side of the outcast. Those who once inhabited the suburbs of human contempt find that without changing their address they eventually live in the metropolis.»
«New York... is a city of geometric heights, a petrified desert of grids and lattices, an inferno of greenish abstraction under a flat sky, a real Metropolis from which man is absent by his very accumulation.»
Author: Roland Barthes
, the metropolis
«METROPOLIS, n. A stronghold of provincialism.»
«The Metropolis should have been aborted long before it became New York, London or Tokyo.»
«An average English word is four letters and a half. By hard, honest labor I've dug all the large words out of my vocabulary and shaved it down till the average is three and a half... I never write ''metropolis'' for seven cents, because I can get the same money for ''city'.' I never write ''policeman',' because I can get the same price for ''cop'.'... I never write ''valetudinarian'' at all, for not even hunger and wretchedness can humble me to the point where I will do a word like that for seven cents; I wouldn't do it for fifteen.»
Author: Mark Twain
Because I Can
, four letter word
, the metropolis
, to the point
«I never write Metropolis for seven cents because I can get the same price for city. I never write policeman because I can get the same money for cop.»
«And this is a Book We have revealed, blessed, verifying that which is before it, and that you may warn the metropolis and those around her; and those who believe in the hereafter believe in it, and they attend to their prayers constantly. (The Cattle»