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1. "Who journeyed to Denver, who died in Denver, who came back to Denver & waited in vain, who watched over Denver & brooded and loned in Denver and finally went away to find out the Time, & now Denver is lonesome for her heroes,"
Author: Allen Ginsberg
2. "Maybe we should have known that night in Denver that things that begin with plywood Greek columns and artificial smoke typically don't end well. Maybe the Hollywood stars and the glamour blinded us a little: you thought it was the glare, some of us thought it was a halo."
Author: Artur Davis
3. "What does it tell you that applications for guns since the shooting are up 41 percent in Colorado, and that our cameras found about 50 people in line at one gun shop yesterday outside Denver?"
Author: Brian Williams
4. "Denver is home to me, and to be recognized for my achievements in the sports community here is a great honor."
Author: Carmelo Anthony
5. "Every day, the sun comes out and the sky's always blue. That's what I miss about Denver."
Author: Dikembe Mutombo
6. "Growing up in Denver, I'm sure it started with loving the Colorado mountains."
Author: Gale Norton
7. "I expected Los Angeles to be slick and modern, but overall it had a rundown look and feel to it. Sort of like Denver. Sort of like every city in America I've lived in, except San Francisco, which looks cool."
Author: Gary Reilly
8. "I stood there for a second, savouring the smell of stale sweat and cheap beer. My feet stuck to the floor as I made my way over to the bar. I guessed cleanliness was at the bottom of the list of priorities for maintaining this shit-hole. I felt sorry for the old wooden floor and wondered when was the last time it had been caressed by a mop and some hot soapy water."- FRANK DENVER, RANCID"
Author: Grant Jolly
9. "Well … yes, and here we go again. But before we get to The Work, as it were, I want to make sure I know how to cope with this elegant typewriter—(and, yes, it appears that I do) —so why not make this quick list of my life's work and then get the hell out of town on the 11:05 to Denver? Indeed. Why not? But for just a moment I'd like to say, for the permanent record, that it is a very strange feeling to be a 40-year-old American writer in this century and sitting alone in this huge building on Fifth Avenue in New York at one o'clock in the morning on the night before Christmas Eve, 2000 miles from home, and compiling a table of contents for a book of my own Collected Works in an office with a tall glass door that leads out to a big terrace looking down on The Plaza Fountain. Very strange."
Author: Hunter S. Thompson
10. "He turns to leave, stops, looks back at me. "Just so you know: What you did for Victor means a lot to us. You could have left him to die.""No, Richard, I couldn't."I see in his eyes that he understands. I didn't save Victor because I knew that his being alive was best for Denver. I gave him my blood because I didn't want to live in a world without him in it."
Author: J.A. London
11. "I heard the Denver and Rio Grande locomotives howling off in to the mountains. I wanted to pursue my star further."
Author: Jack Kerouac
12. "Camminavo nella sera piena di lillà con tutti i muscoli indolenziti in mezzo alle luci della 27a Strada nella Welton nel quartiere negro di Denver, desiderando di essere un negro, sentendo che quanto di meglio il mondo di bianchi ci aveva offerto non conteneva abbastanza estasi per me, e neppure abbastanza vita, gioia, entusiasmo, oscurità, musica, né notte sufficiente. Mi fermai a una piccola baracca dove un uomo vendeva peperoni rossi caldi in cartocci di carta; ne comprai un po' e li mangiai, passeggiando per le buie strade misteriose. Desiderai di essere un messicano di Denver, o persino un povero giapponese stremato dal lavoro, tutto fuorché quel che così tristemente ero, un ‘uomo bianco' disilluso."
Author: Jack Kerouac
13. "It was like the imminent arrival of Gargantuan preparations had to be made to widen the gutters of Denver and foreshorten certain laws to fit his suffering bulk and bursting ecstasies."
Author: Jack Kerouac
14. "At lilac evening I walked with every muscle aching among the lights of 27th and Welton in the Denver colored section, wishing I were a Negro, feeling that the best the white world had offered was not enough ecstasy for me, not enough life, joy, kicks, darkness, music, not enough night... I wished I were a Denver Mexican, or even a poor overworked Jap, anything but what I was so drearily, a "white man" disillusioned. All my life I'd had white ambitions; that was why I'd abandoned a good woman like Terry in the San Joaquin Valley I passed the dark porches of Mexican and Negro homes."
Author: Jack Kerouac
15. "I have finally taught Dean that he can do anything he wants, become mayor of Denver, marry a millionairess, or become the greatest poet since Rimbaud. But he keeps rushing out to see the midget auto races"
Author: Jack Kerouac
16. "Down in Denver, all I did was die."
Author: Jack Kerouac
17. "I pictured myself in a Denver bar that night, with all the gang, and in their eyes I would be strange and ragged and like the Prophet who has walked across the land to bring the dark Word, and the only Word I had was 'Wow!"
Author: Jack Kerouac
18. "That's Denver Beck, isn't it? Paul mentioned him. What's he like?" Ori asked."Oh, where do I start? Beck's mouthy and he lives to tell me what to do." In short, he's so not you. "Why do you want to know?"A glimmer appeared in Ori's dark eyes."Just scoping out the competition."
Author: Jana Oliver
19. "She was a journeyman trapper and caretaker of Denver Beck's heart. Even Hell knew her name.Blackthorne's daughter would never settle for "okay" ever again. From now on, it's awesome or nothing."
Author: Jana Oliver
20. "I love you Denver Beck," she whispered. "I have for a long time." Then she stepped back. "Now it's your turn to decide if you love me."
Author: Jana Oliver
21. "I'm on the west coast. I am Lewis and Clark. I am Lewis Clark. Like the time I got a Denver Omelet in Dallas with a girl named Charlotte Washington."
Author: Jarod Kintz
22. "I have the Denver Omelet of accents. And considering I'm from Denver, it makes sense. Now if I also lived in Cheeseland (Wisconsin) it would make perfect, yummy sense."
Author: Jarod Kintz
23. "Here in Denver, we want to thank Jeremy Jacobs for the way he runs his business. Otherwise, we wouldn't have gotten Ray Bourque and won a Stanley Cup."
Author: Joe Sakic
24. "The time of year I love the weather the most here is the fall, and I've never really gotten to experience the mountains and Denver in the fall because I was always playing and traveling."
Author: Joe Sakic
25. "I'm happy with the Arena Football League right now. I'm happy in Denver."
Author: John Elway
26. "Denver is a city that will be far more defined by its future than its past."
Author: John Hickenlooper
27. "Given that, and assuming that we begin to adjust to issues like climate change and the greenhouse effect, Denver's location in the center of the country becomes a tremendous advantage."
Author: John Hickenlooper
28. "Jeez, we haven't even slept together and already you don't trust me.""I've known you all your life not to mention the fact that my idiot sister is in the next room and when you two get together it's like Laurel and Hardy do Denver."
Author: Kristen Ashley
29. "I'd like to say I'm on a natural high," Cam said."This hike would have ruined John Denver," Roland agreed."
Author: Lauren Kate
30. "I'll try to communicate, Taylor said. She spoke slowly and deliberately. Hello! We need help. Is your village close?My village is Denver. And I think it's a long way from here. I'm Nicole Ade. Miss Colorado.We have a Colorado where we're from too! Tiara said. She swiveled her hips, spread her arms wide, then brought her hands together prayer-style and bowed. Kipa aloha.Nicole stared. I speak English. I'm American. Also, did you learn those moves from Barbie's Hawaiian Vacation DVD?Ohmigosh, yes! Do your people have that, too?"
Author: Libba Bray
31. "You'll be knocking on trouble's front freakin' door if you're interested in him, Denver."
Author: Lynetta Halat
32. "I'm from Denver, and there is really nothing acting-wise to do there except for theater. I did everything I could get my hands on until I was able to make it to L.A."
Author: Madisen Beaty
33. "[Über das Paradies:] Die fünf Bücher Mose, die Genesis und der Koran beschäftigen sich eingehend mit dieser hysterischen Geographie. Die muslimische Variante ist jedoch am gelungensten und lohnt wirklich die Lektüre: Bäche, Gärten, Flüsse, Quellen, Blumenbeete, jede Menge Früchte und wunderbare Getränke, großäugige Houris, allzeit jungfräulich, liebenswürdige junge Menschen, Betten im Überfluß, prächtige Kleider, wunderbare Stoffe, außergewöhnlicher Schmuck, Gold, Perlen, Parfums, kostbares Geschirr ... es fehlt nichts in diesem Werbeprospekt des ontologischen Fremdenverkehrsamtes."
Author: Michel Onfray
34. "Conner looking at the text he sent Jeff the night before:8:42pm..Reed:Need you to go to Denver w me.8:46pm..Jeff: in meeting. give me 1 hr.8:53pm..Reed: no can do. want wife back. going now. think i cn talk her into it wth sperm.Hell.Please don't let him have called her.8:53pm..Jeff: R U drinking?8:55pm..Reed: have wht she wants. solllid plan. better than hers.8:56pm..Jeff: leaving now. wait 4 me.9:02pm..Reed: don't worry botu it.9:02pm..Jeff: WAIT 4 ME.9:04pm..Jeff: PICKUP YOU PHONE9:57pm..Jeff: you should stop for drink @ that bar in terminal with the big olives b4 flight.10:22pm..Reed: hey, UR at the bar. you look pissed."
Author: Mira Lyn Kelly
35. "I am not a demon. I am a lizard, a shark, a heat-seeking panther. I want to be Bob Denver on acid playing the accordion."
Author: Nicolas Cage
36. "Los Angeles, Houston, Denver, Atlanta: those are all cities that really didn't get big, didn't hit their stride until the 20th century."
Author: Paul Goldberger
37. "I grew up in Denver, Colorado. After high school I went to Vegas."
Author: Paul Taylor
38. "I had a group of Hispanic Americans come into my office in 1976 who worked in a Denver packing plant. They had just been fired by their employer who turned around and hired illegal aliens for a lot less money. That had a big impact on me."
Author: Richard Lamm
39. "I knew Denver was sincere when he told me that he would not want to trade places with me for even one day. His convictions became clear to me when I laid my key ring on the table between us at one of our earlier meetings for coffee.Denver smiled a bit and sidled up to a cautious question. 'I know it ain't none of my business, but does you own somethin' that each one of those keys fits?'I glanced at the keys; there were about ten of them. 'I suppose,' I replied, not really ever having thought about it.'Are you sure you own them, or does they own you?'That wisdom stuck to my brain like duct tape. The more I thought about it, the more I became convinced we'd enjoy life a whole lot more if we owned a whole lot less."
Author: Ron Hall
40. "This producer was a woman, a type I became acquainted with at the beginning of my stand-up career in Denver. I cared little for them: blondes in high heels who were so anxious to reach the professional level of the men they worshipped, fawned over, served, built up, and flattered that they would stab other women in the back. They are the ultimate weapon used by men against actual feminists who try to work in media, and they are never friends to other women, you can trust me on that."
Author: Roseanne Barr
41. "I'll have a Denver omelet...thank you."
Author: S.C. Stephens
42. "As a kid, I thought John Denver was the perfect Prince Charming."
Author: Sandra Lee
43. "As a kid I used to pretend I was John Denver, of all people, and play the guitar and sing Take Me Home, Country Roads."
Author: Skeet Ulrich
44. "I went to the Westminster College for Men in Missouri, which is what it was called back then, and transferred to the University of Denver where I ultimately got my degree."
Author: Ted Shackelford
45. "My mom still lives in Denver and some of my brothers are still in the area, so I still have strong ties there."
Author: Terrell Davis
46. "Here's what you do," suggested Tansy Wagwheel, whom this job in just a few short weeks would drive screaming down Fifteenth Street and on into the embrace of the Denver County public-school system, "It's in this wonderful book I keep close to me all the time, A Modern Christian's Guide to Moral Perplexities. Right here, on page eighty-six, is your answer. Do you have your pencil? Good, write this down—‘Dynamite Them All, and Let Jesus Sort Them Out.'" "Uh . . ." "Yes, I know. . . ." The dreamy look on her face could not possibly be for Lew. "Does it do horse races?" Lew asked after a while. "Mr. Basnight, you card."
Author: Thomas Pynchon

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Author: Benjamin Franklin

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