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John F. Kennedy

"We will neglect our cities to our peril, for in neglecting them we neglect the nation." John F. Kennedy
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Henry Miller

"The city is loveliest when the sweet death racket begins. Her own life lived in defiance of nature, her electricity, her frigidaires, her soundproof walls, the glint of lacquered nails, the plumes that wave across the corrugated sky. Here in the coffin depths grow the everlasting flowers sent by telegraph." Henry Miller
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Oscar Wilde

"The cities of America are inexpressibly tedious. The Bostonians take their learning too sadly; culture with them is an accomplishment rather than an atmosphere; their ''Hub,'' as they call it, is the paradise of prigs. Chicago is a sort of monster-shop, full of bustles and bores. Political life at Washington is like political life in a suburban vestry. Baltimore is amusing for a week, but Philadelphia is dreadfully provincial; and though one can dine in New York one could not dwell there." Oscar Wilde
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Frank Lloyd Wright

"The screech and mechanical uproar of the big city turns the citified head, fills citified ears -- as the song of birds, wind in the trees, animal cries, or as the voices and songs of his loved ones once filled his heart. He is sidewalk-happy." Frank Lloyd Wright
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"All things may be bought in Rome with money." (Decimus Junius Juvenalis) Juvenal
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Bob Marley
Birth: 1945-02-06 Death: 1981-05-11

"The only truth is Rastafari."

Bob Marley is known first and foremost as one of the most innovative and well known reggae musicians of all time. Much of his work dealt with the struggles of the poor and the powerless. Bob Marley and the Wailers helped make reggae mainstream, taking it beyond the borders of his homeland, Jamaica. He was also a well-known devotee of the Rastafarian faith, preaching brotherhood and peace for all mankind. Marley was diagnosed with malignant melanoma in 1977, but it was kept secret until he collapsed in New York's Central Park four years later. He was buried near his birthplace at Nine M…



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