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Nelson Algren Quotes

Nelson Algren Quotes & Quotations
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    Chicago is an October sort of city even in spring. Nelson-AlgrenNelson Algren
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    I went out there for a thousand a week, and I worked Monday, and I got fired Wednesday. The guy that hired me was out of town Tuesday. Nelson-AlgrenNelson Algren
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    Literature is made upon any occasion that a challenge is put to the legal apparatus by conscience in touch with humanity. Nelson-AlgrenNelson Algren
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    Loving Chicago is like loving a woman with a broken nose. Nelson-AlgrenNelson Algren
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    Never play cards with a man called Doc. Never eat at a place called Mom's. Never sleep with a woman whose troubles are worse than your own. Nelson-AlgrenNelson Algren
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    The hard necessity of bringing the judge on the bench down into the dock has been the peculiar responsibility of the writer in all ages of man. Nelson-AlgrenNelson Algren
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    The Impossible Generalized Man today is the critic who believes in loving those unworthy of love as well as those worthy - yet believes this only insofar as no personal risk is entailed. Meaning he loves no one, worthy or no. This is what makes him impossible. Nelson-AlgrenNelson Algren