I. Beauty


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# 1

The most beautiful thing about New York is New York itself.

Nyorican A


# 2

The beautiful city, the city of hurried and sparkling waters!

The city of spires and masts! The city nested in bays!

Greatest of All American Poets


# 3

Its skies and cloudscapes are tremendous,

its southern latitude is revealed only in its light.

The lights going on over these frowning termitaries against

a sky of royal blue velvet only to be paralleled in Lisbon or Palermo.

British Intellectual


# 4

Wild promise of mystery and the beauty in the world.

Spokesperson of Lost Generation


# 5

It is ridiculous to set a detective story in New York City.

New York City is itself a detective story.

Queen of Crime


# 6

The skyline of New York is a monument of a splendor

that no pyramids or palaces will ever equal or approach.

Founder of Objectivism





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