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London

  • ... to write a novel in the heart of London is next to an impossibility. I feel as if I were nailing a flag to the top of a mast in a raging gale.

    • Virginia Woolf,
    • 1926, in Nigel Nicolson and Joanne Trautmann, eds., The Letters of Virginia Woolf: Volume III: 1923-1928 ()
  • ... until I have been able to bury my head so deep in dear London that I can forget that I have ever been away I am inconsolable.

  • Fog and hypocrisy — that is to say, shadow, convention, decency — these were the very things that lent to London its poetry and romance.

  • The London streets are paths of loveliness; the very omnibuses look like colored archangels, their laps filled full of little trustful souls.

  • In London I have been by turns poor and rich, hopeful and despondent, successful and down and out, utterly miserable and ecstatically, dizzily happy. I belong to London as each of us can belong to only one place on this earth. And, in the same way, London belongs to me.

  • London, how could one ever be tired of it?

  • This city is entirely in the mind. It is a construct of the memory and of the intellect.

  • London is the best place in the world for the happy and the unhappy, there is a floating capital of sympathy for every human good or evil ...

  • In other countries they speak of nobility and courtesy, in London they practise it.

    • Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini,
    • 1898, in Giovanni Serpentelli, ed., The Travels of Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini As Related in Several of Her Letters ()