Jimmy Breslin Quotes

16 Jimmy Breslin quotes:

"Designed by architects with honorable intentions but hands of palsy."
"Football is a game designed to keep coal miners off the streets."
"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."
"Complainant received immediate lacerations of the credibility."
Author: Breslin Quotes Category: American Entertainer Quotes Credibility Quotes
"When you stop drinking, you have to deal with this marvelous personality that started you drinking in the first place."
"Speaks cheerful English and in the past has written this language with a paintbrush that talks."
"Why something in the public interest such as television news can be fought over, like a chain of hamburger stands, eludes me."
Author: Breslin Quotes Category: American Entertainer Quotes Interest Quotes
"Precious was one of a large number of people on the street, many of whom appeared to be women; some, like Precious, actually were."
"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."
"Rage is the only quality which has kept me, or anybody I have ever studied, writing columns for newspapers."
"The number one rule of thieves is that nothing is too small to steal."
"The professional arsonist builds vacant lots for money."
"Those of Manhattan are the brokers on Wall Street and they talk of people who went to the same colleges; those from Queens are margin clerks in the back offices and they speak of friends who live in the same neighborhood."
"Media, the plural of mediocrity."
"The professional arsonist builds vacant lots for money"
Author: Breslin Quotes Category: Money Quotes
"People born in Queens, raised to say that each morning they get on the subway and ""go to the city,"" have a resentment of Manhattan, of the swiftness of its life and success of the people who live there."
Author: Breslin Quotes Category: People Quotes

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