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Quotable NYC

“Heroes play in New York.  Your career is not finished until you play in New York.” — Dwight ‘Doc’ Gooden

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Quotable NYC

“Look at the Manhattan skyline and you will see a smoothly blended city. The beauty of its individual architecture is not surpassed anywhere in the world. Remember that New York is a constantly growing city, and that it has an architectural theme all its own… I would call it a patchwork of beauty.” — Fiorello …

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Quotable NYC

“Coney Island was the center of the world for me. I loved the rides, the hot dogs – I’ve never gotten over it.” — Harold Feinstein

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Quotable NYC

“No gymnasium that was ever built, no athletic club in the country, could offer the opportunities given to the small boy along the waterfront, using the bowsprit and the rigging of ships.” — Al Smith

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“Brooklyn was the most wonderful city a man could play in, and the fans there were the most loyal there were.” — Pee Wee Reese

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“New York has always been the face the country showed the world.” — L. B. Deyo

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Quotable NYC

“The only credential the city asked was the boldness to dream.  For those who did, it unlocked its treasures, not caring who they were or where they came from.” — Moss Hart

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“New York. The world’s most dramatic city.” — Cornell Woolrich

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“I would love to be the poet laureate of Coney Island.” — Thornton Wilder

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Quotable NYC

“Uncharitableness and lack of generosity have never been New York failings; the citizens are keenly sensible to any real, tangible distress or need. A blizzard in Dakota, an earthquake in South Carolina, a flood in Pennsylvania – after any such catastrophe hundreds of thousands of dollars are raised in New York at a day’s notice.” …

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