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12 Famous Quotes by Nelson Algren
3/28/1909 - 5/9/1981
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Nelson Ahlgren Abraham
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Chicago is an October sort of city even in spring.

Chicago Quotes, by Nelson 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.

Advice / experience / wisdom Quotes, by Nelson 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.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Nelson Algren

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Chicago is an October sort of city even in spring.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Nelson Algren

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Loving Chicago is like loving a woman with a broken nose.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Nelson 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.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Nelson Algren

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The avocation of assessing the failures of better men can be turned into a comfortable livelihood, providing you back it up with a Ph.D.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Nelson 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.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Nelson Algren

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Never play cards with any man named ""Doc."" Never eat at any place called ""Mom's."" And never, never, no matter what else you do in your whole life, never sleep with anyone whose troubles are worse than your own.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Nelson 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.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Nelson 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.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Nelson Algren

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Never play cards with any man named "Doc." Never eat at any place called "Mom's." And never, never, no matter what else you do in your whole life, never sleep with anyone whose troubles are worse than your own.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Nelson Algren

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