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Palaces Quotes

We’ve collected the best Palaces Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Leonard Maltin, Josephine Baker, Mahathir Mohamad, Henry David Thoreau, Isaac D’Israeli. Use them as an inspiration.

Los Angeles has the greatest concentration of surviving movie palaces in the United States, yet most residents have never been inside one of them.
Leonard Maltin
I have walked into the palaces of kings and queens and into the houses of presidents. And much more.
I don’t believe that you should punish the people of Iraq because you don’t like their leader. Saddam Hussein is not being punished. He’s fat, and he is eating enough food and living in palaces. But his people are punished by denying them food and medicine.
While civilization has been improving our houses, it has not equally improved the men who are to inhabit them. It has created palaces, but it was not so easy to create noblemen and kings.
All is extremely genteel; and there is almost as much repose as in the golden saloons of the contiguous palaces. At any rate, if there be as much vice, there is as little crime.
Isaac D’Israeli
Peace to the shacks! War on the palaces!
Georg Buchner
When I first dreamt of becoming a movie star, I wanted to be a Gary Cooper: I wanted to be rich and famous, living in palaces and wearing dark glasses and white suits.
I have walked into the palaces of kings and queens and into the houses of presidents. And much more. But I could not walk into a hotel in America and get a cup of coffee, and that made me mad.
Give a boy address and accomplishments and you give him the mastery of palaces and fortunes where he goes.
Historic Royal Palaces is an independent charity without funding from the royal family or the government. But I have met the Queen, she comes to open projects, and she is always very interested.
The modern cineplexes are mundane, dull boxes. But ‘The Majesticpays tribute to the movie palaces that made people feel like royalty. It honors a time when pictures helped Americans get through grim periods like the blacklist and the war.
Some people go to Berlin to get more cutting edge; I went and started wearing lederhosen and going to visit baroque palaces.
It is we the workers who built these palaces and cities here in Spain and in America and everywhere. We, the workers, can build others to take their place. And better ones! We are not in the least afraid of ruins.
Buenaventura Durruti
They were like little palaces: all rococo or art deco. You’d walk in off those hot streets into a nice, air-cooled theater, and you’d spend all day watching Cagney or Jimmy Stewart. It cost all of 17 cents.
Pale Death beats equally at the poor man‘s gate and at the palaces of kings.
Hussein has chosen to spend his money on building weapons of mass destruction and palaces for his cronies.
Radicalism is as British as tea and cakes, as much a part of our make-up as monarchy and football. It will never have its own jubilees, palaces or honours system.
Washington is an endless series of mock palaces clearly built for clerks.
Ada Louise Huxtable
When we went to Iraq, we stayed in one of Saddam’s palaces. It was kind of creepy. If those walls could talk, there’s no telling what stories they’d tell.
Kellie Pickler
In ‘Palaces for the People,’ Eric Klinenberg offers a new perspective on what people and places have to do with each other, by looking at the social side of our physical spaces.