"One of the big things I miss about New York is not my friends so much; it’s Shake Shack, the burger place. I miss Shake Shack."
-- Aziz Ansari, comedian from South Carolina
“I love New York, even though it isn't mine, the way something has to be, a tree or a street or a house, something, anyway, that belongs to me because I belong to it.”
-- Truman Capote, author, born in Louisiana
“In other parts of the country people tried to stay together for the sake of the children. In New York they tried to work things out for the sake of the apartment.”
-- David Sedaris, humorist and author who grew up in North Carolina, in Me Talk Pretty One Day