“What can be said in New Year rhymes,
That's not been said a thousand times?
The new years come, the old years go,
We know we dream, we dream we know.
We rise up laughing with the light,
We lie down weeping with the night.
We hug the world until it stings,
We curse it then and sigh for wings.
We live, we love, we woo, we wed,
We wreathe our prides, we sheet our dead.
We laugh, we weep, we hope, we fear,
And that's the burden of a year.”
“I usually stop and ask them if they've ever seen me give them a ticket or tow their car. I tell them not to get mad at my uniform, because I'm an individual person, and I'm going to treat them with respect and fairness if they act the same towards me.”
“[Lopez showed up at City Hall, with Affleck in tow, for the formation of a new commission to attract Latino entertainment and media to the city. Lopez will be its honorary chairwoman.] I never thought I'd be here next to such greats as [salsa star] Willie Colon and with the mayor of New York City here at City Hall, ... It's a real honor for me.”