best quotes about london

Have I mentioned before how much I love London? After reading Katie's post on Paris, I had to join in with quotes about my favorite city:

The man who can dominate a London dinner-table can dominate the world. - Oscar Wilde

Nothing is certain in London but expense. - William Shenstone

It is not the walls that make the city, but the people who live within them. The walls of London may be battered, but the spirit of the Londoner stands resolute and undismayed. - George VI

Oh, I love London Society! It is entirely composed now of beautiful idiots and brilliant lunatics. Just what Society should be. – Oscar Wilde

Sir, when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.  - Samuel Johnson

I don't know what London's coming to — the higher the buildings the lower the morals.  - Noel Coward

Paris is a woman but London is an independent man puffing his pipe in a pub.  - Jack Kerouac

Come with me, ladies and gentlemen who are in any wise weary of London: come with me: and those that tire at all of the world we know: for we have new worlds here.  - Lord Dunsany

London, London, London town, you can toughen up or get thrown around.  - Kano

It seems that she can survive, she can prosper, if she has London around her.  - Michael Cunningham