Chicago Quotes

"Does anyone really know what time...

"Does anyone really know what time it is...Does anyone really care..." - Album: The Chicago Transit Authority
📅︎ Mar 09
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"No greater glory, no greater honor, is the lot of man departing than a feeling possessed deep...

"No greater glory, no greater honor, is the lot of man departing than a feeling possessed deep in his heart that the world is a better place for his having lived." - Robert Sengstacke Abbott, founder and editor of The Chicago Defender, the most widely circulated black newspaper in the US
📅︎ Feb 13
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"If life were easy, everyb...

"If life were easy, everybody would have one." - Chicago blues musician Corky Siegel
📅︎ Jun 12
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"I have struck a city - a real city - and they c...

"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
📅︎ Nov 03
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There is no hope for the fanciful idea of reaching the moon b...

There is no hope for the fanciful idea of reaching the moon because of insurmountable barriers to escaping the Earth's gravity.—Dr. Forest Ray Moulton, University of Chicago astronomer, 1932
📅︎ Sep 13
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My wife likes to talk to me when s...

My wife likes to talk to me when she's having sex. Last night she called me from Chicago. -Rodney Dangerfield
📅︎ Apr 14
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"The aim of well-timed censorship is to instil...

"The aim of well-timed censorship is to instill this simple idea: it probably never happened." - George Weller, Chicago Daily News, re. Hiroshima
📅︎ Jul 23
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