"Martin, it's all psychological. You yell 'barracuda', everybody says, 'Huh? What?' You yell 'shark'.......we've got a panic on our hands on the Fourth of July."
"Love to prove that, wouldn't ya? Get your name into the National Geographic."
"This is not the time or the place to perform some kind of a half-assed autopsy on a fish... And I'm not going to stand here and see that thing cut open and see that little Kintner boy spill out all over the dock."
Damn, Mayor Vaughn might have been the greatest mayor in Amity Island history. Look at those quotes...each one is a direct piece of verbal brilliance and poetry by the great Mayor Vaughn. God Bless Him. God Bless America.
- East Side Dave