In most places in the country, voting is looked upon as a right and a duty, but in Chicago it's a sport.
Chicago ain't no sissy town.
My first day in Chicago, September 4, 1983. I set foot in this city, and just walking down the street, it was like roots, like the motherland. I knew I belonged here.
You know what they say about Chicago. If you don't like the weather, wait fifteen minutes.
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.
Chicago - a pompous Milwaukee.
...the ending's gonna be great. That's what I'm convinced of.
I'm impressed with the people from Chicago. Hollywood is hype, New York is talk, Chicago is work.
Eventually, I think Chicago will be the most beautiful great city left in the world.
The trouble with you Chicago people is that you think you are the best people down here, whereas you are merely the most numerous.
I adore Chicago. It is the pulse of America.
In some Chicago neighborhoods, looking for a parking space is not unlike panning for gold.
Chicago is an October sort of city even in spring.
Chicago is the product of modern capitalism, and, like other great commercial centers, is unfit for human habitation.
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.
Hell has been described as a pocket edition of Chicago.
Chicago will give you a chance. The sporting spirit is the spirit of Chicago.
Loving Chicago is like loving a woman with a broken nose.
Asking Europe to disarm is like asking a man in Chicago to give up his life insurance.
No realistic, sane person goes around Chicago without protection.
Chicago seems a big city instead of merely a large place.
So if you visit Chicago, enjoy the many great courses, the Midwestern friendliness, and the cities other amenities. But if a stranger with a goofy swing wants to play for more than loose change, take a pass. It's a long walk back to your hotel in bare feet.
I like to go to Marshall Field's in Chicago just to see how many things there are in the world that I do not want.
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.
Chicago was a town where nobody could forget how the money was made. It was picked up from floors still slippery with blood.