ePodunk - The power of place
PLACE SEARCH
Enter a community name:
State:
Include former names
Advanced search
QUOTES
California > All counties > Los Angeles County > Los Angeles, CA

Quotes index:
1 2 3 Next

Quotes:
Nineteen suburbs in search of a metropolis.
-- Americana
H.L. Mencken

Someone had said, and Wilhelm agreed with the saying, that in Los Angeles all the loose objects in the country were collected, as if America had been tilted and everything that wasn't tightly screwed down had slid into Southern California.
-- Seize the Day
Saul Bellow

Los Angeles has of course been called every name in the book, from 'nineteen suburbs in search of a metropolis' to a 'circus without a tent' to 'less a city than a perpetual convention.'
-- Inside U.S.A.
John Gunther

?Los Angeles is a constellation of plastic?
-- Miami and the Siege of Chicago
Norman Mailer

Quotes index:
1 2 3 Next



Search old newspapers

CITIES | COUNTIES | AIRPORTS | CEMETERIES | COLLEGES | LIBRARIES | MUSEUMS | NEWSPAPERS

Powered by ePodunk (tm)
Copyright © 2007 ePodunk Inc. All rights reserved.

ePodunk is not affiliated with any entity represented in its databases. ePodunk also provides links to Web sites presented by government agencies, newspapers, ski areas, inns and other enterprises. The company is not affiliated with these sites, nor is it responsible for their content.
Post cards are vintage images from the early 1900s. They are not intended to depict current views. ePodunk does not sell electronic or paper copies of post cards appearing on this site, nor does it keep high-resolution copies of these images.