|Temperance Fountain in Union Square|
"In the great American metropolis a man is gauged by himself, not by his ancestors nor their achievements. No one cares much for the past: that is 'ancient history.' Nor is much regard paid to a possible though distant future: that is 'imagination.' What New York Cares for is the present."
Thomas N. Doutney, Thomas N. Doutney: His Life-struggle, Fall, and Reformation