Chicago quotes

38 total quotes (ID: 690)

Amos Hart
Billy Flynn
Matron 'Mama' Morton
Roxie Hart
Velma Kelly

(Singing) Who says that murder's not an art?

I was born on a beautiful Southern convent... oh, holy shit, I'm never gonna get this straight.

And then I started foolin' around... and then I started screwin' around, which is foolin' around without dinner.

This dress makes me look like a Woolworths lamp shade. I'm not wearing this dress.

You were mentioned in the paper today, in the back with the obituaries. 'Velma Kelly's trial has been post-poned indefinitely.' Seven words.

You want some advice, well here's a piece of advice from me to you, lay off the caramels.

(Singing) Are human beings made of more than air? With all that bulk you're bound to see 'em there!... Unless that human bein' next to you, is unimpressive, undistingushed, you... know...who.

(Singing) Should'a been my name, Mr Cellophane. Cause you can look right through me, walk right by me, and never know I'm there.

(after singing Mr. Cellophane) Hope I didn't take up too much of your time.

When you came to me, I didn't ask if she was guilty, I didn't ask if she was innocent, I didn't ask if she was a drunk, a dope fiend. No, I asked, did you have five thousand dollars, and you told me yes, but you don't have five thousand dollars so I figure you are a dirty liar and I don't do deals with dirty liars!

(Singing) Give 'em the old razzle dazzle; razzle dazzle 'em. Give 'em an act with lots of flash in it and the reaction will be passionate. Give 'em the old hocus pocus; bead and feather 'em. How can they see with sequins in their eyes? What if your hinges all are rusting? What if, in fact, you're just disgusting? Razzle dazzle 'em, and they'll never catch wise.

It's all a circus, kid. A three ring circus. These trials - the whole world - all showbusiness. But kid, you're working with a star - the biggest!

They'd love you a lot more if you were hanged. You know why? Because it would sell more papers. That's Chicago.

You're a free woman, Roxie Hart. And God save Illinois.

This is Chicago, kid. You can't beat fresh blood on the walls.