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Quotes by Frank Rizzo

Let these Frank Rizzo quotes help you to appreciate all aspects of life, and to cope with whatever comes along.

The streets are safe in Philadelphia,
it's only the people that make them unsafe.
- Frank Rizzo

A conservative is a liberal who got mugged the night before.
- Frank Rizzo

If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Family life was wonderful.
The streets were bleak.
The playgrounds were bleak.
But home was always warm.
My mother and father had a great relationship.
I always felt 'safe' there.
- Robert Cormier

 

Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees,
then names the streets after them.
- Bill Vaughan

The way to make money is to buy when blood is running in the streets.
- John D. Rockefeller

In other countries, it's a common thing to have outcast
children running around the streets in packs,
and I don't think we're so far away from it here.
- Penelope Spheeris


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I don't think there's a back lot here in Hollywood
anymore that has those streets,
like a French Quarter.
- Glenn Danzig

I was out of my bed in one second, trembling with excitement,
and I dashed to the door and into the adjoining room,
where I could watch the streets below from the windows.
- Herman Hesse

When I write stories I am like someone who is in her own country,
walking along streets that she has known since she was a child,
between walls and trees that are hers.
- Natalia Ginzburg

It doesn't matter what you're trying to accomplish.
It's all a matter of discipline.
I was determined to discover what life held for me
beyond the inner-city streets.
- Wilma Rudolph

We hung out on the streets, played stickball,
and did all of the things that other kids did.
- Bob Cousy

There is a frustration too, that at moments when there's not a coup,
when there are not people in the streets,
that the country disappears from people's consciousness.
- Edwidge Danticat

We are a nation in which freedom is alive in the squares and streets,
in the daily work of the communications media,
in the open relationship between the governing and the governed.
- Vicente Fox

It's so much fun playing Ling, but I have this fear
that people are going to run away from me in terror on the streets.
They think I'm going to bite their heads off or something.
- Lucy Liu

Truth never yet fell dead in the streets;
it has such affinity with the soul of man,
the seed however broadcast will catch somewhere and produce its hundredfold.
- Theodore Parker

In violent streets and broken homes,
the cry of anguished souls is not for more laws but
for more conscience and character.
- Cal Thomas

As a kid growing up in the back streets of Dublin I
used to pretend I was playing in the World Cup with
my mates out on the streets,
and now I will be doing it for real.
- Robbie Keane

Sometimes I put on a ski mask and dress in old clothes,
go out on the streets and beg for quarters.
- Mike Tyson

Originally the film opened with Ryan in the doctor's office,
being told his wife is dying.
Then we see him walking the streets,
and the story is told in flashback.
- Arthur Hiller

As Mayor, I will lead city government,
businesses, and community groups to support innovative
projects that will make San Francisco streets and public
places vibrant and healthy.
- Gavin Newsom

The F.B.I.
is about nuts and bolts.
It's all about witnesses and procedure and walking the streets.
- Aaron Eckhart

On the streets, unrequited love and death go together
almost as often as in Shakespeare.
- Scott Turow

Not by appointment do we meet delight Or joy;
they heed not our expectancy; But round some corner
of the streets of life they of a sudden greet us with a smile.
- Gerald Massey

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

There is no Democratic or Republican way of cleaning the streets.
- Fiorello LaGuardia

People on the streets are ready for hockey.
- Eric Lindros

For the first week of the Sian events I was a first
aid worker in the streets of Sian.
- Agnes Smedley

We live in the mind, in ideas, in fragments.
We no longer drink in the wild outer music of the streets -
we remember only.
- Henry Miller

There's so much comedy on television.
Does that cause comedy in the streets?
- Dick Cavett

I'm just trying to tell a good story and make thought-provoking,
entertaining films.
I just try and draw upon the great culture we have as a people,
from music, novels, the streets.
- Spike Lee

Child welfare ought really to cover all sorts of topics,
such as better water and sanitation and good roads,
and clean streets and public parks and playgrounds.
- Marjory Stoneman Douglas

How weird it was to drive streets I knew so well.
What a different perspective.
- Suzanne Vega

My parents were overprotective because you could get
kidnapped and bombs were exploding in the streets.
- Mia Maestro

I met Sonny after (Blind Boy) Fuller died,
and me and Sonny played in the streets like everybody else.
- Brownie McGhee

Like Joseph Mitchell, I would scour the streets of
New York and find little pieces of what other people think of as junk -
and collect it.
- Stanley Tucci

The war is coming to the streets of America and if
you are not keeping and bearing and practicing with
your arms then you will be helpless and you will be the victim of evil.
- Ted Nugent

This is a big deal.
My wife and I sat in our home and we watched those
young men get slaughtered on the streets of Mogadishu
in the absence of a plan.
It broke our heart.
- Dick Armey

I have an affection for a great city.
I feel safe in the neighborhood of man,
and enjoy the sweet security of the streets.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

There are children who are working in textile businesses
in Asia who would be prostitutes on the streets if
they did not have those jobs.
- Lawrence Summers

There are children playing in the streets who could
solve some of my top problems in physics,
because they have modes of sensory perception that I lost long ago.
- J. Robert Oppenheimer

Mama tried to save us from the streets,
but the streets were too strong.
- Barry White

The fire trucks are out, there are thousands of people in the streets.
You have a choice.
You can have this, or you let Negroes eat at the lunch counters.
- Burke Marshall

There's really no age limit when you out there in those streets.
- Young Buck

I can see in your eyes, I can see in your faces,
I can see you cry.
But what I want to say, there's no reason to cry.
Do not, in the name of peace, go in the streets and riot.
- George Weah

Though times have changed, it's a nice surprise to
see that youthful feeling of anti-war sentiment returning
once more to the cobbled main streets of Europe.
- Cat Stevens

The past is still visible.
The buildings haven't changed, the layout of the streets hasn't changed.
So memory is very available to me as I walk around.
- Jonathan Lethem

I try to keep my ear to the streets without sacrificing who I am as an artist.
If a song needs a drum machine I'll use a drum machine.
If it needs a drummer, I'll use a real drummer.
- Teena Marie

Little League baseball is a very good thing because
it keeps the parents off the streets.
- Yogi Berra

I was told there would be riots in the streets,
but there were no riots.
- Paddy Ashdown

The essence of childhood, of course,
is play,
which my friends and I did endlessly on streets that
we reluctantly shared with traffic.
- Bill Cosby

The women I killed were filth - bastard prostitutes
who were littering the streets.
I was just cleaning up the place a bit.
- Peter Sutcliffe

Schools must stop being holding pens to keep energetic
young people off the job market and off the streets.
We stretch puberty out a long, long time.
- Toni Morrison

The hero is one who kindles a great light in the world,
who sets up blazing torches in the dark streets of life for men to see by.
- Felix Adler

I can do most anything and not have a problem with it.
The only time I have negative attention is when I run
naked through the streets brandishing a handgun.
- Janeane Garofalo

I learned a lot I wouldn't have learned roaming the streets of Dallas.
- Dennis Rodman

When I began making my own albums, the songs became funkier.
They were more about the streets.
- Paul Simon

The real political life in Russia unfortunately is
not in the parliament but on the streets and in the media.
- Garry Kasparov

How I longed to see these things; how I longed to see
the Liberty Bell and walk on the streets where Thomas Jefferson,
Tom Paine and Benjamin Franklin had walked.
- Burl Ives

Weird people follow you in the streets,
you can't sit alone in a restaurant or a cafe and read a book in peace,
and I think everybody values those moments of being alone.
- Winona Ryder

Every person on the streets of New York is a type.
The city is one big theater where everyone is on display.
- Jerry Rubin

The filth and noise of the crowded streets soon destroy
the elasticity of health which belongs to the country boy.
- Rutherford B. Hayes

We improved the environment in which our children live,
learn and play by decreasing crime and clamping down
on abuse and violence in the home and on the streets.
- Jane D. Hull

He told us he was going to take crime out of the streets.
He did.
He took it into the damn White House.
- Ralph Abernathy

At sunset we are rattling through the streets of the little town of Cordova.
- Edward Burnett Tylor

Ultimately I am happy that everybody is embracing hip
hop and the sounds from the streets.
- Ice T

Reviewers said Ghost Country was rich,
astonishing and affecting in the way it blended comedy,
magic, and a gritty urban realism in a breathtaking
ride along Chicago's mean streets.
- Sara Paretsky

There are people much less fortunate than us,
and I don't mean people hungry sleeping in the streets either.
- Della Reese

I was always the one left behind.
Out in the streets, when they saw me they'd say,
That's just one of the Bee Gees.
- Maurice Gibb

In cities like Athens, poor houses lined narrow and
tortuous streets in spite of luxurious public buildings.
- Stephen Gardiner

Long after the bomb falls and you and your good deeds are gone,
cockroaches will still be here, prowling the streets like armored cars.
- Tama Janowitz


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