Iowa City

Famous quotes containing the words iowa and/or city:

    When I was growing up I used to think that the best thing about coming from Des Moines was that it meant you didn’t come from anywhere else in Iowa. By Iowa standards, Des Moines is a mecca of cosmopolitanism, a dynamic hub of wealth and education, where people wear three-piece suits and dark socks, often simultaneously.
    Bill Bryson (b. 1951)

    The city is all right. To live in one
    Is to be civilized, stay up and read
    Or sing and dance all night and see sunrise
    By waiting up instead of getting up.
    Robert Frost (1874–1963)