Chicago Quotes

Loving Chicago is like loving a woman with a broken nose. Nelson Algren

Chicago is an October sort of city even in spring. Nelson Algren

No realistic, sane person goes around Chicago without protection. Saul Bellow

I adore Chicago. It is the pulse of America. Sarah Bernhardt

Perhaps the most typically American place in America. James Bryce

Chicago is the product of modern capitalism, and, like other great commercial centers, is unfit for human habitation. Eugene Debs

Chicago is not the most corrupt American city. It’s the most theatrically corrupt. Studs Terkel

Chicago will give you a chance. The sporting spirit is the spirit of Chicago. Lincoln Steffens

I give you Chicago. It is not London and Harvard. It is not Paris and buttermilk. It is American in every chitling and sparerib. It is alive from snout to tail. H. L. Mencken

A facade of skyscrapers facing a lake and behind the facade, every type of dubiousness. E.M. Forster