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The Ultimate List of NYC Quotes

Bonfire of the Vanities author Tom Wolfe once said: “One belongs to New York instantly, one belongs to it as much in five minutes as in five years.” We couldn’t agree more. Whether you’re just visiting for a week, or you’re a born-and-raised New Yorker, you belong here.

From Frank Sinatra to Jay Z and Alicia Keys, countless artists have penned hit songs about our city. Taylor Swift even became the official tourism ambassador to New York City after releasing the catchy single “Welcome to New York” in 2014. The five boroughs have inspired playwrights, filmmakers, politicians and business leaders for centuries, who have had a lot to say about the city. Head over to Pinterest for our favorite quotes about New York City.

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