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Frank Rizzo Quotes and Sayings

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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. PHOTO

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

 

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

All of the factors that make up a quality city -
safe streets,
high paying jobs, strong neighborhoods,
etc.
- emanate from a strong educational premise.
- Alan Autry

I lived rough, by my wits, was homeless,
lived on the streets, lived on friends' floors,
was happy, was miserable.
- Ben Okri

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I'm in prison.
But my heart and mind is free.
Gangsta haters on the streets are doing more time than me.
They need 30 police escorts with them every time they walk down the street.
- Suge Knight

I see my friends, my family, my cousins work all day
long for very little money,
and if I have this problem of not being able to wall on the streets,
it's not a big deal.
- Olivier Martinez

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

Sade's stuff is real deceptive.
She's got stuff about prostitutes, poverty and people on the streets.
- Lucinda Williams

I'm from the streets of New York.
I know what tough talk sounds like.
- Aries Spears

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

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

If the truth be known, we are on the verge of losing
an entire generation of our young people,
killing and dying in the streets of America.
- Ron Dellums

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

The graceful Georgian streets and squares,
a series of steel engravings under a wet sky.
- Shana Alexander

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

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

I came back to the hood and got in those streets and
started doing whatever it took for me to provide.
- Young Buck

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

The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich
as well as the poor to sleep under bridges,
to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.
- Anatole France

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

I think if the church did what they were supposed to
do we wouldn't have anyone sleeping on the streets.
- Michael W. Smith

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

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

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

I didn't do the marching down the streets,
jumping in front of the lines and holding hands...
that wasn't me.
- Solomon Burke

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

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

Children do not have to learn that streets are dangerous
places by potentially fatal trial and error.
- Keith Henson

I have always said that we did not expect a revolution in the streets.
- Robert Bourassa

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I did not find Liverpool ugly.
Her stately public buildings, broad streets,
public squares, and noble statues redeem her from the charge.
- M. E. W. Sherwood

Because the show is popular, people do recognize us on the streets.
- Ted Allen

The poor have to labour in the face of the majestic equality of the law,
which forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges,
to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.
- Anatole France

This melancholy London - I sometimes imagine that the
souls of the lost are compelled to walk through its streets perpetually.
One feels them passing like a whiff of air.
- William Butler Yeats

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

Though a quarrel in the streets is a thing to be hated,
the energies displayed in it are fine;
the commonest man shows a grace in his quarrel.
- John Keats

You are safer here tonight than you would be on the
streets of any other city in the world.
- Michael Bloomberg

I had life threats, because people accused me of approaching
Brando as God and his son was Jesus.
I literally had people saying my blood would run in
the streets for doing that.
- Richard Donner

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

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

I got Sonny up to Harlem, and we started street playin' in New York.
We did that for three or four years and survived.
We brought it back to the streets again.
- Brownie McGhee

Also, I preached to gangs on the streets of Manhattan,
Brooklyn and the Bronx - and miracles began to happen.
- David Wilkerson

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

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

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

You must stand for free speech in the streets.
- Mary Harris Jones

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

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

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


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