"My apartment overlooks chase square. A very rich part of town, very safe. And of course, barely ten minutes walk from one of the worst sinkholes in the city.
Because it's always like that, isn't it?"
— Spider Jerusalem, Transmetropolitan
"Waterside is where people are poor. That makes them beggars, thieves, and whores. Hillside is where people are rich. That makes them solicitors, politicians, and courtesans."
— Kvothe, The Name of the Wind