” Say what you will about him Ed Koch is still the best show in town. “


” The Tammany guys, many of them were corrupt. They were still around when I was a boy. You knew the Tammany guys’ name. “


” People become writers in the first place by those things that hurt you into art, as Yeats said it. Then they become separated from what started out affecting them. Journalism forces you to look at the world so you don’t get cut off. “


” If you’re the oldest in a large family, you tend to do everything yourself, particularly if you are the first American. You begin a habit or pattern that makes it easy to reject other help. “


” I always make a distinction between nostalgia and sentimentality. Nostalgia is genuine – you mourn things that actually happened. “


” The odyssey is not going out and seeing the world: it’s about trying to get home. It’s home to the woman you love. “



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Say what you will about him Ed Koch is still the best show in town.
The Tammany guys, many of them were corrupt. They were still around when I was a boy. You knew the Tammany guys


People become writers in the first place by those things that hurt you into art, as Yeats said it. Then they become separated from what started out affecting them. Journalism forces you to look at the world so you don
If you
I always make a distinction between nostalgia and sentimentality. Nostalgia is genuine - you mourn things that actually happened.
The odyssey is not going out and seeing the world: it
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