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  • Union Square Cafe is all soul, not brain. -- Danny Meyer
  • I did sketch comedy with a troupe at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe. -- Selenis Leyva
  • Never mind the track. The track is for punks. We are Road People. We are Cafe Racers. -- Hunter S. Thompson
  • Cafe society is as old as the hills. Starbucks and its imitators are the coffee face of the new man in a hurry. -- Ian Anderson
  • It was both comforting and terrifying to go in to audition for 'The Girl in the Cafe,' as I'd worked with everyone in the room on 'State Of Play. -- Kelly Macdonald
  • The old fellow who was cadging drinks from me the other night at the Cafe Royal told me he had known Julian Bern's people in the old days at Rome. -- Robert Briffault
  • Cafe De Flore speaks of love, its joys, its pains and its dramas - to love and to lose. This story upset me, I was upside-down, in the depths of myself. -- Vanessa Paradis
  • My favourite restaurant is the Thai Corner Cafe on St Paul's Road. We go there all the time. I shouldn't really mention it - I don't want it to be chock-a-block. -- Alan Davies
  • In a Cafe" I watched a man in a cafe fold a slice of bread as if he were folding a birth certificate or looking at the photograph of a dead lover. -- Richard Brautigan
  • I lost in the second round of the French Open and had 10 days off. I went to the Hard Rock Cafe. It was exciting to be away from my parents, to stay in a hotel. Hotels at 17 meant freedom. -- Boris Becker
  • Jumping off that cliff in Jamaica.It was years ago. It was at this place called Rick's Cafe. Actually, it was two cliffs. They were pretty high, probably a good 40- 50-foot jump into the ocean. That was crazy. -- Queen Latifah
  • As never before, he understood the vitality of tradition, the dignity of the worship of what had existed before one's own self had come into being. There was no shame in awe; there was exaltation. ("Cafe Endless: Spring Rain") -- Nancy Holder
  • If the weather is too cold or rainy, I take shelter in the Regence Cafe, where I entertain myself by watching chess being played. Paris is the world center, and this cafe is the Paris centre for the finest skill at this game. -- Denis Diderot
  • You know how Mexican restaurants always have "border" in the name: Border Grill, Border Cafe. You wouldn't do that to black people: Kunta's Kitchen or Shackles. They don't do it to white people. You don't see the Honkey Grill, the Cracker Barrel... oh, nevermind. -- George Lopez
  • I'm not crazy about oysters and offal and brains and stuff like that. It's vegetables that I really like. I worked in the River Cafe restaurant when it first opened, and I used to eat the leftover vegetables on the plates. They were so delicious. -- Anna Chancellor
  • Australians are coffee snobs. An influx of Italian immigrants after World War II ensured that - we probably had the word 'cappuccino' about 20 years before America. Cafe culture is really big for Aussies. We like to work hard, but we take our leisure time seriously. -- Hugh Jackman
  • I opened Union Square Cafe when I was just 27 years old, and my first hope was simply that it would stay in business. My higher hope was that in its lifetime, it might grow to play an essential role in the lives of its stakeholders. -- Danny Meyer
  • For many years now, my source for salvific chicken soup has been the Sanamluang Cafe on the corner of Hollywood Boulevard and Kingsley Drive: crystalline broth, flecks of fried garlic, and a moist, steamed bird nesting on thick rice noodles and bean sprouts has stanched many a misery. -- Michelle Huneven
  • During one of his uncannily well-timed impromptu visits to my restaurant, Union Square Cafe, Pat Cetta taught me how to manage people. Pat was the owner of a storied New York City steakhouse called Sparks, and by that time, he was an old pro at running a fine restaurant. -- Danny Meyer
  • Every village in Africa now has a cyber cafe. -- Patrick Chappatte
  • My father has fair skin, and my mother is dark, and I'm kind of cafe au lait. -- Lela Rochon
  • My perfect morning is spent drinking coffee, eating porridge and reading the paper at a local cafe. -- Anton du Beke
  • I'm happy to just sit in a cafe and watch people. It's my favorite thing to do, for sure. -- Zoe Kravitz
  • I want to go to culinary school because I love cooking. One day I'd love to open up a restaurant or cafe. -- Mary-Kate Olsen
  • I don't want to be famous. I like to be able to sit in a cafe and watch the world go by and observe people. -- Sophia Myles
  • And the idea of just wandering off to a cafe with a notebook and writing and seeing where that takes me for awhile is just bliss. -- J. K. Rowling
  • I can remember sittin' in a cafe when I first started in rodeo, and waitin' until somebody got done so I could finish what they left. -- Chris LeDoux
  • The European style of living is seductive: fewer hours worked, more hours at the cafe, less concern over self-betterment. But that style of living does not produce a purposeful life. -- Ben Shapiro
  • Weird people follow you in the streets, you can't sit alone in a restaurant or a cafe and read a book in peace, and I think everybody values those moments of being alone. -- Winona Ryder
  • When I opened the world's largest Internet cafe, certified by the 'Guinness Book of Records,' in Times Square in New York, I was live on 'Good Morning America,' and for me, that was an achievement. -- Stelios Haji-Ioannou
  • The most amazing thing is when you find yourself watching someone in the cafe or something doing something weird. It's amazing what people do, isn't it, when you just look at them, when you take the time to look. -- Ben Whishaw
  • In Zurich, in a cafe overlooking the Limmat, I ate butter-drenched white asparagus pulled from the ground that morning; it had the aftertaste of champagne. I've been able to appreciate epic meals in San Francisco, New Orleans, Berlin, Paris, Las Vegas. -- J. R. Moehringer
  • From my first days in Washington D.C., where I rolled a whole four downtown blocks without seeing a single shop, cafe, bar or restaurant I could not access, to the beautifully accessible buses in New York City, I was in heaven. -- Stella Young
  • I don't really have an office or anything, and I like to have to move location every two hours. So I just kind of write in a park, on a bench, in the library, in a cafe, back to the library, that kind of thing. -- Steve Toltz
  • A number of us had conversations with the Kerry campaign about what he was going to say about CAFE. What he told us was that he did not want to sacrifice jobs and that he wanted to work with the auto industry to achieve that goal. -- Jennifer Granholm
  • I don't want to be in my car all day. I love getting up in the morning in Venice and walking my dogs down to the cafe to get my tea, and then perhaps going to a bookstore and sitting and reading, then walking to the beach. -- Jessica Chastain
  • We can get carried away with our heads in books, and although there's so much to be learned from that, I think sitting in a cafe and speaking with someone - whatever it is, their mannerisms, their choices, are just as valuable as any class you can go to. -- Rose McIver
  • Welsh is my mother tongue, and my children speak it. If you come and live in this community you'll work out pretty quickly that it's beneficial to learn the language, because if you're going to the pub or a cafe you need to be a part of the local life. -- Bryn Terfel
  • In Israel, there's a lot to learn from anyone, because to live there you've got to deal with the truth. Things happen real fast. Your day goes from cool to catastrophic in one second. Israelis know that the cafe you're in could blow up, or the shopping mall, and they rock that. -- Henry Rollins
  • We always knew how to honor fallen soldiers. They were killed for our sake, they went out on our mission. But how are we to mourn a random man killed in a terrorist attack while sitting in a cafe? How do you mourn a housewife who got on a bus and never returned? -- A. B. Yehoshua
  • The Night Cafe' and 'The Starry Night' still emit such pathos, density, and intensity that they send shivers down the spine. Whether Van Gogh thought in color or felt with his intellect, the radical color, dynamic distortion, heart, soul, and part-by-part structure in these paintings make him a bridge to a new vision and the vision itself. -- Jerry Saltz
  • I don't really remember the day we lost our home in the floods, but looking back I can understand how devastating it was for my parents. I was only six, so I remember us having to move to Adelaide - but not much of the actual day and night of the flood. We had to start all over again and my parents opened a cafe. -- Samantha Stosur
  • Las Vegas: It was not cafe society, it was Nescafe society -- Noel Coward
  • Cooking for six people every day is like having a cafe. -- Linda McCartney
  • I'd much rather hang out in a cafe. That's where things are really happening. -- Joe Sacco
  • When I'm gone, you'll be sitting in a cafe and say, "Do you remember Agnes?" -- Agnes Denes
  • CAFE is like trying to cure obesity by requiring clothing manufacturers to make smaller sizes. -- Bob Lutz
  • We did all the tourist crap, but I just wanted to sit in a cafe and watch people -- Sara Shepard
  • Of course I have played outdoor games. I once played dominoes in an open air cafe in Paris. -- Oscar Wilde
  • All romantics meet the same fate some day. Drunk and cynical and boring someone in some dark cafe. -- Joni Mitchell
  • Everyone would have bigger and safer cars if they didn't have those CAFE standards: corporate average fuel economy. -- Grover Norquist
  • The cafe was called Tattoos. The fella who owned it didn't have any tattoosbut we never saw his wife. -- Karl Pilkington
  • In the cafe bathroom drinking free tap water Thinking; "Damn, I should've been a better father to my daughter" -- Slug
  • The cafe was called Tattoos. The fella who owned it didn't have any tattoos... but we never saw his wife. -- Karl Pilkington
  • If you can't sit in a cafe quietly and be ignored, how can you observe human nature and write a story? -- Evangeline Lilly
  • I want to go to culinary school because I love cooking. One day I'd love to open up a restaurant or cafe -- Mary-Kate Olsen
  • Looking hard for a drive in, searching for a corner cafe, where the hamburgers sizzle on an open grill night and day, -- Chuck Berry
  • I was born and I live in a small village, where the centre of life is the square, and the small bar/cafe. -- Diego Della Valle
  • I'm never bored, never ever bored. If I've got a day off I'll sit in a cafe and watch and observe. I'm a great observer. -- David Suchet
  • I can remember sittin in a cafe when I first started in rodeo, and waitin until somebody got done so I could finish what they left. -- Chris LeDoux
  • Day after day, night after night, my life at home is far from bright, but even home has more variety, than I can find in cafe society. -- Franklin P. Adams
  • I've given up wanting to make a killing or be a bigshot. I just want to find happiness and maybe open up a little roadside cafe in Idaho. -- Douglas Coupland
  • The cafe windows wrapped all the way around the observation floor, which gave us a beautiful panoramic view of the skeleton army that had come to kill us. -- Rick Riordan
  • You get to where you kind of like it, and It's a habit That's hard to break. I still find myself sittin' in a cafe, like a pizza parlor. -- Chris LeDoux
  • Strangely enough, the first character in Fried Green Tomatoes was the cafe, and the town. I think a place can be as much a character in a novel as the people. -- Fannie Flagg
  • But one of the most fantastic things about Ireland and Dublin is that the pubs are like Paris and the cafe culture. And Dublin, in many ways, is a pub culture. -- Hugh Dancy
  • When I sit in Paris in a cafe, surrounded by people, I don't sit casually - I go over a certain sonata in my head and discover new things all the time. -- Arthur Rubinstein
  • It's a small town; everybody eats in the same cafe; everybody gets their hair cut in the same barber shop. That kind of community building, I think, begins to bridge those gaps. -- Joe Thompson
  • But we must take other steps, such as increasing conservation, developing an ethanol industry, and increasing CAFE standards if we are to make our country safer by cutting our reliance on foreign oil. -- Jim Costa
  • When cafe life thrives, talk is a shared limberness of the mind that improves appetite for conversation: an adequate sentence maker is then made good, a good one excellent, an excellent one extraordinary. -- Vivian Gornick
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