Washington is an endless series of mock palaces clearly built for clerks.
Washington is no place for a good actor. The competition from bad actors is too great.
We are in danger of making our cities places where business goes on but where life, in its real sense, is lost.
We do not look in our great cities for our best morality.
We will neglect our cities to our peril, for in neglecting them we neglect the nation.
What else can you expect from a town that's shut off from the world by the ocean on one side and New Jersey on the other?
What I like about cities is that everything is king size, the beauty and the ugliness.
What is a city, but the people; true the people are the city.
When in Rome, do as Rome does.
Where the criminals cover their crimes by making them legal. [On Washington D. C.]
Who goes to Rome a beast returns a beast.