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 townTuesday.
In Malcolm Crowley (ed) Writers at Work (1958).
Never play cards with a man called Doc. Never eat at a place called Mom's. And never, ever, nomatter whatelse you do in your whole life, never sleep with anyone whose troubles are worse than your own.Nelson Algren
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 Algren
If Jesus Christ treated me like you do, I’d drive in the nails myself.Nelson Algren
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