Nelson Algren Quotes & Sayings

7 most famous Nelson Algren quotes and sayings. He was an American novelist who passed away on 9 May, 1981.

Nelson Algren Quotes
“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 Algren Quotes
“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 Algren Quotes
“Loving Chicago is like loving a woman with a broken nose.”
Nelson Algren Quotes
“Chicago is an October sort of city even in spring.”
“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 Algren Quotes
“Literature is made upon any occasion that a challenge is put to the legal apparatus by conscience in touch with humanity.”
Nelson Algren Quotes
“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.”

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