Quotes / London
aka: London Town

"I naturally gravitated to London, that great cesspool into which all the loungers and idlers of the Empire are irresistibly drained."
—John Watson, A Study in Scarlet

"He who is sick of London is sick of life."
— From a suicide note

"There's a hole in the world,
Like a great black pit,
And the vermin of the world,
Inhabit it,
And its morals aren't worth,
What a pig could spit,
And it goes by the name of London."

Mike Stamford: What about you, just staying in town till you get yourself sorted?
John Watson: I can't afford London on an army pension.
Mike Stamford: And you couldn't bear to be anywhere else.

"Yes, London. You know: fish, chips, cup 'o tea, bad food, worse weather, Mary fucking Poppins... LONDON."
Cousin Avi, Snatch.

"Oh, maybe it's because I'm a Londoner... and I love London Town!"
—"Maybe It's Because I'm a Londoner", Flannagan and Allen