Funny Quotes About Chicago

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  • That weekend the city blushed with a great heat wave but on Monday it rained, cooling the ache in the street’s burn.
  • One of the hallmarks of Chicago is that we do so many things in an original manner. What other city has made a river flow backwards
  • There’s only one thing for Chicago to do, and that’s to move to a better neighborhood. Herman Fetzer
  • …a city that was to live by night after the wilderness had passed. A city that was to forge out of steel and blood-red neon its own peculiar wilderness.
  • Chicago is a city of contradictions, of private visions haphazardly overlaid and linked together. If the city was unhappy with itself yesterday-and invariably it was-it will reinvent itself today.
  • I miss everything about Chicago, except January and February.
  • I warn you, Jedediah, you’re not going to it in Chicago. The wind comes howling in off the lake and gosh only knows if they ever heard of lobster Newburg.
  • I think that’s how Chicago got started. A bunch of people in New York said, ‘Gee, I’m enjoying the crime and the poverty, but it just isn’t cold enough. Let’s go west.’
  • A facade of skyscrapers facing a lake and behind the facade, every type of dubiousness.
  • Chicago’s neighborhoods have always been the city’s greatest strength.
  • It was so easy to disappear, so easy to deny knowledge, so very easy in the smoke and din to mask that something dark had taken root. This was Chicago, on the eve of the greatest fair in history.
  • Yet once you've come to be part of this particular patch, you'll never love another. loving a woman with a broken nose, you may well find lovelier lovelies. But never a lovely so real.
  • I’ve reported murders, scandals, marriages, premieres and national political conventions. I’ve been amused, intrigued, outraged, enthralled and exasperated by Chicago. And I’ve come to love this American giant, viewing it as the most misunderstood, most underrated city in the world. There is none other quite my City of Big Shoulders.
  • She is novelty; for she is never the Chicago you saw when you passed through the last time.
  • I have struck a city - a real city - and they call it Chicago. . . . I urgently desire never to see it again. It is inhabited by savages. Rudyard Kipling, 1891
  • In most places in the country, voting is looked upon as a right and a duty, but in Chicago it’s a sport. In Chicago not only your vote counts, but all kinds of other votes–kids, dead folks, and so on. Dick Gregory, Dick Gregory’s Political Primer, 1972
  • A lot of real Chicago lives in the neighborhood taverns. It is the mixed German and Irish and Polish gift to the city, a bit of the old country grafted into a strong new plant in the new. Bill Granger, 1983
  • Chicago has a strange metaphysical elegance of death about it.
  • It’s a 106 miles to Chicago, we’ve got a full tank of gas, half a pack of cigarettes; it’s dark and we’re wearing sun glasses. Hit it! The Blues Brothers
  • Chicago, Chicago, that toddlin’ town.
  • I must confess a shameful secret: I love Chicago best in the cold.
  • The last copy of the Chicago Daily News I picked up had three crime stories on its front page. But by comparison to the gaudy days, this is small-time stuff. Chicago is as full of crooks as a saw with teeth, but the era when they ruled the city is gone forever. John Gunther, Inside U.S.A, 1947
  • Chicago is not the most corrupt American city. It's the most theatrically corrupt.
  • Eventually, I think Chicago will be the most beautiful great city left in the world.
  • Yet once you’ve come to be part of this particular patch, you’ll never love another. loving a woman with a broken nose, you may well find lovelier lovelies. But never a lovely so real.
  • Chicago seems a big city instead of merely a large place.
  • Chicago is an October sort of city even in spring.
  • You know what they say about Chicago. If you don't the weather, wait fifteen minutes.
  • That’s great advertising when you can turn Chicago into a city you’d want to spend more than three hours in.
  • Life’s better by the lake
  • Going to Chicago was going out of the world.
  • Chicago is an October sort of city even in spring.
  • I adore Chicago. It is the pulse of America.
  • I flew the W
  • I adore Chicago. It is the pulse of America.
  • Oprah Winfrey
  • It is the most perfect presentation of nineteenth-century individualistic industrialism I have ever seen. Chicago is one hoarse cry for discipline.
  • Reader Favorites on The Local Tourist
  • Leave the fireworks for those who cast no spark of their own.
  • I'm impressed with the people from Chicago. Hollywood is hype, New York is talk, Chicago is work.
  • Go cubbies, go
  • Chicago still remains a Mecca of the Midwest—people from both coasts are kind of amazed how good life is in Chicago, and what a good culture we’ve got. You can have a pretty wonderful artistic life and never leave Chicago. Harold Ramis
  • Sharks are as tough as those football fans who take their shirts off during games in Chicago in January, only more intelligent. Dave Barry "Sex and the Single Amoeba: What Every Teen Should Know"
  • You walk out of the Amphitheatre after watching the Rolling Stones perform and suddenly the Chicago Stockyards smell clean and good by comparison. Tom Fitzpatrick
  • No realistic, sane person goes around Chicago without protection. Saul Bellow
  • Chicago still remains a Mecca of the Midwest—people from both coasts are kind of amazed how good life is in Chicago, and what a good culture we’ve got. You can have a pretty wonderful artistic life and never leave Chicago.
  • 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.
  • My first day in Chicago, September 4, 1983. I set foot in this city, and just walking down the street, it was roots, the motherland. I knew I belonged here.
  • Muddy Waters
  • Chicago, where have you bean all my life
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  • Chi you a lot.
  • Chicago - a pompous Milwaukee. Leonard Louis Levinson
  • I am going to St. Petersburg, Florida, tomorrow. Let the worthy citizens of Chicago get their liquor the best they can. I’m sick of the job–it’s a thankless one and full of grief. I’ve been spending the best years of my life as a public benefactor.
  • Chicago is the product of modern capitalism, and, other great commercial centers, is unfit for human habitation.
  • I’m a little hoarse tonight. I’ve been living in Chicago for the past two months, and you know how it is, yelling for help on the way home every night. Things are so tough in Chicago that at Easter time, for bunnies the little kids use porcupines.
  • Perhaps the most typically American place in America.
  • Loving Chicago is loving a woman with a broken nose.
  • I don’t have any great love for Chicago. What the hell, a childhood around Douglas Park isn’t very memorable. I remember the street fights and how you were afraid to cross the bridge ’cause the Irish kid on the other side would beat your head in. I left Chicago a long time ago.
  • It is hopeless for the occasional visitor to try to keep up with Chicago-she outgrows his prophecies faster than he can make them. She is always a novelty; for she is never the Chicago you saw when you passed through the last time.
  • Writer's block
  • Cool beans
  • Chicago sounds rough to the maker of verse. One comfort we have — Cincinnati sounds worse.

 

 



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