No realistic, sane person goes around Chicago without protection.
Chicago sounds rough to the maker of verse. One comfort we have - Cincinnati sounds worse.
I lived in Chicago for a few years and got a sense of - kind of that broad-shouldered, windy, um, stern, Midwestern, warm-slash-passive aggressive, wonderful - every adjective I can think of, very cold.
Why can't DFW compete like San Francisco does with Oakland, like Miami does with Fort Lauderdale, and like Chicago O'Hare does with Midway?
My own interest in basic aspects of electron transfer between metal complexes became active only after I came to the University of Chicago in 1946.
You'd never think of taking a cab if you had to walk a mile down Chicago's Michigan Avenue. But in a bad city you take a cab just to go around the corner.
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.'
Even before I came to Chicago, I had gotten interested in the existence of dispersion of prices under conditions which economic theory said would yield a single price.
I think that unless you grew up in New York or Chicago or Los Angeles, you're sheltered.
Mum used to hide love letters from my boyfriends and put me down. Now I understand that she was a Polish immigrant forced to settle in Chicago. She was jealous of the freedom life gave me.
And there was no money in Chicago for a band.
In the States, it takes you a lifetime just to get from Chicago's South Side to the West Side.
Could anything be more indicative of a slight but general insanity than the aspect of the crowd on the streets of Chicago?
I am back in Los Angeles after a very successful run in Chicago as Billy Flynn.
I was asked to come to Chicago because Chicago is one of our 52 states.
Anywhere in the world you hear a Chicago bluesman play, it's a Chicago sound born and bred.
Here is the difference between Dante, Milton, and me. They wrote about hell and never saw the place. I wrote about Chicago after looking the town over for years and years.
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.
That's great advertising when you can turn Chicago into a city you'd want to spend more than three hours in.
There's only one thing for Chicago to do, and that's to move to a better neighborhood.
Chicago seems a big city instead of merely a large place.
There was no need to inform us of the protocol involved. We were from Chicago and knew all about cement.
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 is unique. It is the only completely corrupt city in America.
Gigantic, willful, young, Chicago sitteth at the northwest gates.
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