Jimmy Breslin Quotes

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Designed by architects with honorable intentions but hands of palsy.

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When you stop drinking, you have to deal with this marvelous personality that started you drinking in the first place.

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Those of Manhattan are the brokers on Wall Street and they talk of people who went to the same colleges

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The professional arsonist builds vacant lots for money.

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The number one rule of thieves is that nothing is too small to steal.

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The first funeral for Andrew Goodman was at night and it was a lot of work. To begin with they had to kill him.

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Speaks cheerful English and in the past has written this language with a paintbrush that talks.

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Rage is the only quality which has kept me, or anybody I have ever studied, writing columns for newspapers.

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Politics, where fat, bald, disagreeable men, unable to be candidates themselves, teach a president how to act on a public stage.

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Football is a game designed to keep coal miners off the streets.

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Why something in the public interest such as television news can be fought over, like a chain of hamburger stands, eludes me.

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Complainant received immediate lacerations of the credibility.

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Media, the plural of mediocrity.

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If a man, for private profit, tears at the public news, does so with the impatience of one who thinks he actually owns the news you get, it is against the national interest.

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I busted out of the place in a hurry and went to a saloon and drank beer and said that for the rest of my life I'd never take a job in a place where you couldn't throw cigarette butts on the floor. I was hooked on this writing for newspapers and magazines.

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