10 Best Frank Rizzo Quotes And Sayings

Looking for famous quotes by Frank Rizzo? We have rounded up the best collection of Frank Rizzo quotes, sayings, captions, (with images and pictures) which are thought provoking.

Francis Lazarro “Frank” Rizzo, Sr. (October 23, 1920 – July 16, 1991) was an American police officer and politician. He served two terms as mayor of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from January of 1972 to January of 1980. He increased the police budget by 50 percent, but incited anger from blacks and liberals for his harsh treatment of political activists

Famous Frank Rizzo Quotes

  1. “A liberal is a conservative who hasn’t been mugged yet….” – Frank Rizzo

  2. “A conservative is a liberal who got mugged the night before.” – Frank Rizzo

  3. “Busing is no good. When you bus kids, they don’t earn nothing.” – Frank Rizzo

  4. “I’d be really surprised if it turns out to be anything other than that.” – Frank Rizzo

  5. “The streets are safe in Philadelphia. It’s only the people who make them unsafe.” – Frank Rizzo

  6. “Brian and I will vote for some kind of smoking ordinance while Jack is against it.” – Frank Rizzo

  7. “Most don’t last past 50 on the job. They’ll move on to building inspection or another related field.” – Frank Rizzo

  8. “We need excellence in public education and if the teachers can’t do it, we’ll send in a couple of policemen.” – Frank Rizzo

  9. “He’s a wealthy man. He doesn’t need politics. He doesn’t need people to wine and dine him… I’m not ashamed to say it’s never affected my relationship with him.” – Frank Rizzo

  10. “We were seeing signs of this during practice all year, … We finally put it together, and we’ve created the holes and Matt has made people miss. It’s a good feeling. Things are rolling a bit and we hope it continues.” – Frank Rizzo

  11. “After being accused of bribery (patronage jobs in exchange for being able to name candidates for District Attorney and City Controller) by Democratic City Chairman Peter Camiel, and being challenged by the Philadelphia Daily News to a lie detector test with himself, Commerce Director Harry Belinger, and Camiel, Rizzo accepted and said, “if this machine says a man lied, he lied.” After the machine showed that Belinger and Rizzo were lying and Camiel was not, and he was asked about what he thought of lie detectors, he said, “that machine is full of crap.” – Frank Rizzo



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