You have to believe me on this one.
Lord knows mottoes have lifted our town’s sprits in the past — inspiring sayings like “I love New York” and “Fun City” (though that one quickly became ironic, sure enough).
So here’s the new motto I’ve concocted to elevate our town from its slump, and I’m offering it for free as long as I get credit when Bloomberg accepts the Nobel Peace Prize for it.
“If you can fail here, you’ll fail anywhere!”
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on April 29, 2011