Chicago

Chicago quotes

38 total quotes (ID: 690)

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


I don't mean to toot my own horn, but if Jesus Christ lived in Chicago today, and he had come to me and he had five thousand dollars, let's just say things would have turned out differently.


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!

(At a press conference, protesting her innocence) I bet you want to know why I shot the bastard?

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

I just can't take it anymore! You can't go anywhere without hearing about that dumb tomato. (Mama sits up with her hair dyed like Roxie's) Oh, no, Mama, not you too.

As you know I'm here to take care of you. Now if anything hurts you, or upsets you in any way... don't run your fat ass mouth off to me cause I don't give a shit. Now move out.

Look, honey, you want some advice? Well, here it is, direct from me to you. Keep your paws off my underwear, 'kay?

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

(Singing) She'd say, "What's your sister like?" I'd say, "Men."

My sister Veronica and I had this double act, and my husband Charlie traveled around with us. Now for the last number in our act, we did these twenty acrobatic tricks in a row. One, two, three, four, five, splits, spread eagles, backflips, flip-flops, one right after the other. So this one night before the show, we're down at the Hotel Cicero. The three of us boozin' , having a few laughs. And we ran out of ice, so I go out to get some. I come back...open the door...and there's Veronica and Charlie, doing number seventeen: the Spread Eagle. Well, I was in such a state of shock; I completely blacked out, I can't remember a thing. It wasn't until later, when I was washing the blood off my hands, I even knew they were dead!

Sometimes you get a little success, and it's good riddance to who put you there.

In this town, murder's a form of entertainment.

(Singing) You can like the life you're living, you can live the life you like, you can even marry Harry, and mess around with Ike!

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

You wanted my advice, right? Well here it is. Don't forget Billy Flynn's number one client is... Billy Flynn.