Friday, July 6, 2012

Midnight in Paris


“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.” -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”. -Fitzgerald


“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.” -Ginsberg


“America is my country and Paris is my hometown.” -Gertrude Stein


“In Paris they simply stared when I spoke to them in French; I never did succeed in making those idiots understand their own language.” -Mark Twain


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


“Whoever does not visit Paris regularly will never really be elegant.” -Balzac


“I love Paris in the summer, when it sizzles”. -Porter


“Though I often looked for one, I finally had to admit that there could be no cure for Paris.” -Hemingway


“To err is human. To loaf is Parisian.” -Hugo

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