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William Saroyan

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So you see, San Francisco is a bit slow.
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They'll even find it in San Francisco.
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We thought we were the highest rollers in San Francisco.
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I lived in San Francisco from '84 to '88.
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This ain't San Francisco, ... You ain't bigger than this team. Shut up and play.
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Every window in Alcatraz has a view of San Francisco.
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San Francisco. The one team that everyone in LA hates.
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When you get tired of walking around San Francisco, you can always lean against it
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There may not be a Heaven, but there is a San Francisco
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I like the city of San Francisco. It's very cosmopolitan.
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[San Francisco] . . . the city that never was a town.
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The San Francisco Bay Area [is] the playpen of countercultures.
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Look at us -- we're a San Francisco wedding cake.
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Of all cities, San Francisco should be able to find a way to keep these theaters.
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I run in London, in San Francisco - any city that's got a waterfront or park.
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San Francisco is gone. Nothing remains of it but memories.
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What makes San Francisco work is that high-value people like to live there and cluster.
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San Francisco is perhaps the most European of all American cities.
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This incident is in no way related to what happened in San Francisco.
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If the region is prepared then so is San Francisco. We cannot handle a massive event on our own.
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Most people don't realize the magnitude of what happened here in 1906 in San Francisco,
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I think this is following in a long line of great San Francisco nuttiness.
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The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco.
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Let us go and talk with the poets. (on arriving in San Francisco)
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We are thrilled that the City of San Francisco has accepted our joint bid.
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if youre never scared, or embarased, or hurt, it means you never take any chances.
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San Francisco is perhaps the most European of all American cities
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We know that the people of San Francisco don't have an appetite for taxpayer-backed debt.
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One day if I do go to heaven...I'll look around and say, 'It ain't bad, but it ain't San Francisco.'
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Our team at the end of the day dug out just enough stops and boards to stop San Francisco.
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WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
For precious friends hid in death's dateless night.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
We must make automatic and habitual, as early as possible, as many useful actions as we can...in the...
WILLIAM JAMES
Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind; the thief doth fear each bush an officer.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Oppose not rage while rage is in its force, but give it way a while and let it waste.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Some men there are love not a gaping pig, some that are mad if they behold a cat, and others when th...
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Mankind's common instinct for reality has always held the world to be essentially a theatre for hero...
WILLIAM JAMES
If goodness were only a theory, it were a pity it should be lost to the world. There are a number of...
WILLIAM HAZLITT
God has been pleased to prescribe limits to his power and to work out his ends within these limits.
WILLIAM PALEY
That best portion of a good man's life; His little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of l...
WILLIAM WORDSWORTH
In my stars I am above thee; but be not afraid of greatness: some are born great, some achieve great...
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
He who dares not (reason), is a slave.
WILLIAM DRUMMOND
The greatest Glory of a free-born People, Is to transmit that Freedom to their Children.
WILLIAM HAVARD
The fool thinks himself to be wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool. Measure For Measure
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
When human power becomes so great and original that we can account for it only as a kind of divine i...
WILLIAM CRASHAW
The apparel oft proclaims the man.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Men are generally more careful of the breed of their horses and dogs than of their children.
WILLIAM PENN
There is tide in the affairs of men, which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune; omitted, all th...
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Faith means belief in something concerning which doubt is theoretically possible.
WILLIAM JAMES
It is wrong always, everywhere, and for everyone, to believe anything upon insufficient evidence.
WILLIAM JAMES
Our esteem for facts has not neutralized in us all religiousness. It is itself almost religious. Our...
WILLIAM JAMES
Oft expectation fails, and most oft there
Where most it promises; and oft it hits
Where hope i...
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
There can be no existence of evil as a force to the healthy-minded individual.
WILLIAM JAMES
There's small choice in rotten apples.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Then to Silvia let us sing that Silvia is excelling. She excels each mortal thing upon the dull eart...
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Envy among other ingredients has a mixture of the love of justice in it. We are more angry at undese...
WILLIAM HAZLITT
No wild enthusiast could rest, till half the world like him was possessed.
WILLIAM COWPER
Modest doubt is called the beacon of the wise.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
There is no more miserable human being than one in whom nothing is habitual but indecision, and for ...
WILLIAM JAMES
It cannot be too often repeated that it is not helps, but obstacles, not facilities, but difficultie...
WILLIAM MATHEWS
Thou seest I have more flesh than another man, and therefore more frailty.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
If thou wouldn't conquer thy weakness thou must not gratify it.
WILLIAM PENN