I personally like him very much, ... but he's a Republican.
I like the mayor, but it doesn't mean I'll endorse his candidacy, ... fine Democratic nominee.
This election is not about friendship but about who can do the best job of leading New York and bringing together its diverse people
I am not here to criticize the mayor, who I consider a friend
Ed Koch is an excellent example, but I'm not here to bash Ed either
I know the mayor feels a loyalty to those Republicans that have supported his candidacy and support him now, as well he should. Like, say, Rudy Giuliani. And I understand that, ... But I would hope that people would understand the depth of my feeling about Democrats that have supported me.
criticize the incumbent, who I consider a friend.
We're clear on one thing, ... I support Freddy Ferrer.
I haven't committed a crime. What I did was fail to comply with the law.
I think those guys at the Post need to get their minds out of the gutter
Some of us claim that New York City is the capital of the country, indeed the capital of the world. Now, that may be a bit much for those who don't come from New York, but clearly we are an important city for reasons of our cultural advantages.[David Dinkins ex NYC Mayor]
And I tell people I'm in charge of children, children I haven't even met yet.
My mother came here to New York. She and my grandmother were domestics, cooking, cleaning for other people.
So it's a mistake for someone to think that they bailed New York out. They did assist us, for which we are grateful, but it's a mistake to say we bailed New York out by giving them a grant of money to help those poor people who throw it away on welfare.
The people really are what make New York City great.