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Seven Clever and Funny Quotes About the Brooklyn Bridge



  1. I once started out to walk around the world but ended up in Brooklyn, that Bridge was too much for me. – Lawrence Ferlinghetti
  2. When Charles first saw our child Mary, he said all the proper things for a new father. He looked upon the poor little red thing and blurted, “She’s more beautiful than the Brooklyn Bridge.” – Helen Hayes
  3. I would rather be the man who bought the Brooklyn Bridge than the man who sold it. – Will Rogers
  4. George Washington Bridge? You throw yourself off the Brooklyn Bridge, traditionally. George Washington Bridge, who does that? – John Goodman
  5. Everyone should walk across the Brooklyn Bridge. I did it three days in a row because it was one of the most exhilarating experiences I’ve ever had. The view is breathtaking. – Seann William Scott
  6. Scientists are people who build the Brooklyn Bridge and then buy it. – William F. Buckley, Jr.
  7. It was reported this week that a man who was proposing to his girlfriend on the Brooklyn bridge dropped the ring, causing it to fall to the road below. The story has a happy ending though…the man didn’t have to get engaged. – Seth Meyer

NYC Walks Blog 53 Compiled by a Slice of Brooklyn Bus Tours


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