Jimmy Breslin Quotes

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Don't trust a brilliant idea unless it survives the hangover.

writing advice

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


Rage is the only quality which has kept me, or anybody I have ever studied, writing columns for newspapers.

rage columnists

When you stop drinking, you have to deal with this marvelous personality that started you drinking in the first place.
— Jimmy Breslin


The Office of President is such a bastardized thing, half royalty and half democracy, that nobody knows whether to genuflect or spit.