I'm not the type to get ulcers. I give them.
The art of creation is older than the art of killing.
I said, to be a New Yorker you have to live here for six months, and if at the end of the six months you find you walk faster, talk faster, think faster, you're a New Yorker.
If you agree with me on 9 out of 12 issues, vote for me. If you agree with me on 12 out of 12 issues, see a psychiatrist.
You punch me, I punch back. I do not believe it's good for one's self-respect to be a punching bag.
Tree killing is arborcide.
I'm confident President Obama will continue his unambiguous commitment to the Jewish state in his second term.
Should we be rewriting history just to make people feel good? That's not history, that's psychiatry.
[The UN should remain in New York] because every country needs a cesspool. And the UN is always interesting as a theater of the absurd.
I can explain it to you, but I can't comprehend it for you.
You don't have to love them. You just have to respect their rights.
The fireworks begin today. Each diploma is a lighted match. Each one of you is a fuse.
I know many writers who first dictate passages, then polish what they have dictated. I speak, then I polish - occasionally I do windows.
Water, water, everywhere, Atlantic and Pacific. But New York City's got them beat, Our aqua is terrific!
There was always a love-hate relationship with New York in the rest of the country, but I made them feel more love than hate.
God gave me a very good hand to play over my 88 years. I have no regrets.
I love being the mayor. I want to be the mayor forever.
Stereotypes lose their power when the world is found to be more complex than the stereotype would suggest. When we learn that individuals do not fit the group stereotype, then it begins to fall apart.
Have you ever lived in the suburbs? It's sterile. It's nothing. It's wasting your life.
In action be primitive; in foresight, a strategist.
Citizens, thank you for all your birthday wishes. I am 88 years old today and still lucky to live in the greatest city in the world.
In a neighborhood, as in life, a clean bandage is much, much better than a raw or festering wound.
I was born at the age of twelve on a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer lot.
We're in the hands of the state legislature and God, but at the moment, the state legislature has more to say than God.
Tone can be as important as text.
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