Quotes about Long Island.

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My wife and I live in Brooklyn, N.Y., not too far from where my Long Island childhood happened.
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I'm from New York. My grandparents were settlers of Long Island City. When they came here, there was no bridge, and they had to hire a boat across the river. They had a farm, and my grandmother had to go once a week to Manhattan to buy provisions - very primitive.
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We've seen that there are a lot of people out there - teenagers in Topeka, housewives in Long Island, millionaire Internet start-up moguls - that all want to connect with each other about what it is to be human.
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I'm from Long Island. Strong Island.
Island, Long, Long Island, Strong
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In my district, the budget scales back and eliminates several long-term shore protection projects important to the safety and economic security of Long Island.
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As a little boy, my first job was delivering newspapers, and then I had a variety of different jobs. I worked in a butcher shop. I worked in a supermarket. I worked in construction. I dug ditches on the Long Island Expressway in 1954, 1955, 1956.
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Just as you can accept Miss Marple going to tea with the vicar, there's no reason why Long Island can't have a universality to it.
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My father was the Formica King of Long Island, and my mother was the daughter of a Bengal Lancer in India.
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I grew up in Far Rockaway and then Long Island.
Far, Grew, Island, Long, Long Island, Then, Up
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I grew up in Bedford, N.Y., and it was close enough to Jones Beach on Long Island that every summer my mother would pack the car for the day, and we would drive to the beach!
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In a way, Jersey really supports rock, maybe more than New York City and Long Island. I know plenty of bands that tour and do much better at Starland or other clubs in New Jersey than others in the tri-state area.
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We weren't poor growing up on Long Island, but it wasn't lavish - just a regular middle-class house.
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I always like to sing barefoot, but when I first started doing these dates with the symphonies, I of course thought I should clean up my act, being a Jewish girl from Long Island with a little bit of a trucker mouth. So I wore a gown and some high heels.
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It's like turning the space program over to the Long Island Railroad.
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The vast majority of the people employed by Wall Street are the secretary who goes in to work on the Long Island Rail Road, who makes fifty, sixty, seventy thousand dollars a year.
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Long Island is shaped the way it is largely because of Robert Moses. Long Island is a perfect example of how political power shapes people's lives every day.
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We have a culture in Freeport, especially in our football department. We feel that we're the best team on Long Island, in New York, hands down.
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I was born in the shadow of World War II, on December 18, 1939, on the South Shore of Long Island, a product of the early -wentieth-century emigration of Eastern European Jewry to New York City and its environs.
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The Long Island Sound is an environmentally unique estuary that needs to be protected.
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From 1983 to 2000, William Goren stole more than $30 million from investors on Long Island and in Queens. His favorite targets were widows and retired couples, like Helga and Simon Novack, Holocaust survivors who gave Mr. Goren their life savings.
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I'm proud of where I'm from. I'm proud of Long Island.
Island, Long, Long Island, Proud, Where
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My story is so boring: Long Island Jewish parents take their daughters to Broadway.
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My first novel, 'Compromising Positions,' was a whodunit. The protagonist was a Long Island Jewish housewife who turns private investigator. But she was Jewish the way I was: lighting Sabbath candles but envying her Protestant and Catholic friends' December decorating options.
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My hair journey involved a lot of trying to figure out how to deal with my hair as a bi-racial girl in a white community living in Long Island, N.Y., where no one had a clue what to do with it.
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I am who I am: an Irish Catholic kid, working class from Long Island. And I made it big.

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