Suburb Quotes

Slums may well be breeding grounds of crime, but middle-class suburbs are incubators of apathy and delirium. Cyril Connolly

Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them. Bill Vaughan

With four walk-in closets to walk in,
Three bushes, two shrubs, and one tree,
The suburbs are good for the children,
But no place for grown-ups to be.
Judith Viorst

A suburb is an attempt to get out of reach of the city without having the city be out of reach. Mason Cooley

Heaven is not built of country seats
But little queer suburban streets.
Christopher Morley

The suburb has cars and cable television.
The veiled stars are above ground.
It is another world.
Eavan Boland

I say what’s good for the suburbs is good for the city, and what’s good for the city is good for the suburbs. It’s a two-way street here. Richard M Daley