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«America is a nation with no truly national city, no Paris, no Rome, no London, no city which is at once the social center, the political capital, and the financial hub.»
«Every city has a sex and an age which have nothing to do with demography. Rome is feminine. So is Odessa. London is a teenager, an urchin, and, in this, hasn't changed since the time of Dickens. Paris, I believe, is a man in his twenties in love with an older woman.»
Author: John Berger
, City of London
, Sex and
«Provided that the City of London remains as it is at present, the clearing-house of the world.»
«You burned the city of London in our houses and we felt the flames.»
«Hell is a city much like London A populous and smoky city»
«Unreal City, / Under the brown fog of a winter dawn, / A crowd flowed over London Bridge, so many, / I had not thought death had undone so many.»