Category Archives: London in Quotations

London in Quotations: Rachel Weisz

I think London’s sexy because it’s so full of eccentrics.

Rachel Weisz (b.1970)

London in Quotations: Thomas Nash

Spare London, for London is like the city that thou lovedst.

Thomas Nash (1593-1647), Christ’s Tears Over Jerusalem

London in Quotations: Mehmut Murat Ildan

London has now become almost like a gigantic frog! With its long tongue it draws curious insects from all over the world inside itself!

Mehmut Murat Ildan (b.1965), William Shakespeare

London in Quotations: William Henry Rideing

London is like a smoky pearl set in a circle of emeralds.

William Henry Rideing (1853-1915), In the Land of Lorna Doone

London in Quotations: John Buchan

London is like the tropical bush – if you don’t exercise constant care the jungle, in the shape of the slums, will break in.

John Buchan (1875-1940), The Three Hostages