Paris Related Quotes
For me, playing music while I write is important. Several of the romantic scenes in 'Paris' were written with Debussy's 'String Quartet,' his 'L'Apres-midi d'une Faune,' or Canteloube's 'Songs of the Auvergne' playing in the background.
“[A flaneur is] a sentient ambler through urban space, ... Paris: The Biography of a City.”
I think Paris Hilton is really our generation's Marilyn Monroe. She's the image of the youth today. There's a real fascination with Paris, ranging on the obsessive. I'm repulsed by her, but because of her notoriety, she has access to an audience.
Heading to Paris when I was 17 and modelling exposed me to high fashion, which influenced me to dress on-trend - not extravagantly, but always in fashion.
As a result of World War II, European artists migrated to America, enlarging the scene and diminishing Paris as the center. America was beginning its dominance of the art world with the emergence of the Abstract Expressionists.
People always go to Paris for their honeymoon. It's like they think because the distances are closer, it's much warmer.
“I go to Paris, I go to London, I go to Rome, and I always say, 'There's no place like New York. It's the most exciting city in the world now. That's the way it is. That's it.'”
“In the '40s and '50s, Havana was the Paris of the Caribbean. Everyone was always well-dressed.”
What Paris has done right is to make it awful to get around by car and awfully easy to get around by public transportation or by bike.
“With the development of the Christian Lacroix house in Paris and my work notably for the theater, it wasn't serious doing things by half,”