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A man may be in as just possession of truth as of a city, and yet be forced to surrender. - Sir Thomas Browne

I found Rome a city of bricks and left it a city of marble. - Caesar Augustus [Gaius Octavius]

This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are. - Plato [Platon]

There is no prosperity, trade, art, city, or great material wealth of any kind, but if you trace it home, you will find it rooted in a thought of some individual man. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is the city of mirrors, the city of mirages, at once solid and liquid, at once air and stone. - Erica Mann Jong

A large city cannot be experientially known; its life is too manifold for any individual to be able to participate in it. - Aldous Huxley

Language is a city to the building of which every human being brought a stone. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

If the work of the city is the remaking or translating of man into a more suitable form than his nomadic ancestors achieved, then might not our current translation of our entire lives into the spiritual form of information seem to make of the entire globe, and of the human family, a single consciousness? - Marshall McLuhan