“Loving Chicago is like loving a woman with a broken nose.”
-- Nelson Algren
“You know what they say about Chicago. If you don't like the weather, wait fifteen minutes.”
-- Ralph Kiner
“Chicago is an October sort of city even in spring.”
“I must confess a shameful secret: I love Chicago best in the cold.”
-- Erik Larson
In the States, it takes you a lifetime just to get from Chicago's South Side to the West Side.
-- Luther Allison
I have struck a city - a real city - and they call it Chicago... I urgently desire never to see it again.
-- Rudyard Kipling
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