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Jimmy Breslin Quotes

Together is my favorite place to be
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When I first saw you I fell in love, and you smiled because you knew
Money may not buy happiness, but it's better to cry in a Lamborghini
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Don't look back you're not going that way
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary
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A true friend is someone who accepts your past, supports your present and encourages your future
Chocolate is the answer. Who cares what the question is
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Be yourself; everyone else is already taken
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I’m on my high school football team and MUST show how much I know  (Jimmy Breslin Quotes) Don’t call me a journalist; I hate the word. It’s pretentious!  (Jimmy Breslin Quotes) Don’t trust a brilliant idea unless it survives the hangover  (Jimmy Breslin Quotes) Marvelous Marv was holding down first base. This is like saying Willie Sutton works at your bank  (Jimmy Breslin Quotes) Don’t call me a journalist; I hate the word. It’s pretentious!  (Jimmy Breslin Quotes) I became a copy boy. Not for long. I started writing stories  (Jimmy Breslin Quotes) The test of a good idea is its ability to last through a hangover  (Jimmy Breslin Quotes) Anything that isn’t writing is easy  (Jimmy Breslin Quotes) Speaks cheerful English and in the past has written this language with a paintbrush that talks  (Jimmy Breslin Quotes) The first funeral for Andrew Goodman was at night and it was a lot of work. To begin with they had to kill him  (Jimmy Breslin Quotes) 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  (Jimmy Breslin Quotes) True New Yorkers do not really seek information about the outside world. They feel that if anything is not in New York it is not likely to be interesting  (Jimmy Breslin Quotes) That’s the horrible thing starting out, you get distracted a lot because anything is easier than writing. It’s just the same enemy - blank paper  (Jimmy Breslin Quotes) Newspapers are so boring. How can you read a newspaper that starts with a 51-word lead sentence?  (Jimmy Breslin Quotes) Don’t try to tell Namath’s people on First Avenue about Babe Ruth, because they don’t even know the name. In fact, with the young, you can forget all of baseball. The sport is gone. But if you ever have seen Ruth, and then you see Namath, you know there is very little difference.  (Jimmy Breslin Quotes) Out in the ocean, a rope is put around the man’s neck. The other end of the rope is attached to an old jukebox and it is thrown overboard. The man invariably follows.  (Jimmy Breslin Quotes) What you want to do is not go to work. You’re not missing a thing. The worst thing I did was start work young.  (Jimmy Breslin Quotes) Complainant received immediate lacerations of the credibility  (Jimmy Breslin Quotes) Designed by architects with honorable intentions but hands of palsy  (Jimmy Breslin Quotes) Football is a game designed to keep coal miners off the streets  (Jimmy Breslin Quotes) Don’t trust a brilliant idea unless it survives the hangover  (Jimmy Breslin Quotes) Media, the plural of mediocrity  (Jimmy Breslin Quotes) The number one rule of thieves is that nothing is too small to steal  (Jimmy Breslin Quotes) The professional arsonist builds vacant lots for money  (Jimmy Breslin Quotes) Why something in the public interest such as television news can be fought over, like a chain of hamburger stands, eludes me  (Jimmy Breslin Quotes) 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  (Jimmy Breslin Quotes) Politics: where fat, bald, disagreeable men, unable to be candidates themselves, teach a president how to act on a public stage  (Jimmy Breslin Quotes) When you stop drinking, you have to deal with this marvelous personality that started you drinking in the first place  (Jimmy Breslin Quotes) If you gather a lot of stuff, then you write it, write in scenes with dialogue. Somewhere in the middle, rising from all this research like strong metal towers, is your opinions  (Jimmy Breslin Quotes) All political power is primarily an illusion. Illusion. Mirrors and blue smoke, beautiful blue smoke rolling over the surface of highly polished mirrors, first a thin veil of blue smoke, then a thick cloud that suddenly dissolves into wisps of blue smoke, the mirrors catching it all, bouncing it back and forth  (Jimmy Breslin Quotes)
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