Best 408 of Chicago quotes - MyQuotes
There's no other place that exemplifies a fanatic as much as Chicago. I feel like sports fans have bred out of Chicago.
It is hopeless for the occasional visitor to try to keep up with Chicago-she outgrows his prophecies faster than he can make them. She is always a novelty; for she is never the Chicago you saw when you passed through the last time.
[Chicago] is the greatest and most typically American of all cities. New York is bigger and more spectacular and can outmatch it in other superlatives, but it is a "world" city, more European in some respects than American.
Now, whether or not in a place like Chicago you do stop and frisk, which worked very well, Mayor [Rudy] Giuliani is here, worked very well in New York.
You don't have good community relations in Chicago. It's terrible. I have property there. It's terrible what's going on in Chicago.
From the 1930s through the 1960s, black people across the country were largely cut out of the legitimate home-mortgage market through means both legal and extralegal. Chicago whites employed every measure, from 'restrictive covenants' to bombings, to keep their neighborhoods segregated.
North Lawndale's Jewish People's Institute actively encouraged blacks to move into the neighborhood, seeking to make it a 'pilot community for interracial living.
I would never have become music director of the Chicago Symphony, which would have been an extremely sad loss.
The last job I applied for was to be a bus driver for the Chicago Transit Authority in 1957.
In most places in the country, voting is looked upon as a right and a duty, but in Chicago it's a sport.
My dad's from there, and I have relatives there, but I don't think I've been to Chicago since I was like 9.
Six bucks and my right nut says we're not landing in Chicago.
And the men come on again: the flashy and the penitent, the beaten ones and the wise guys, the hangdog heel thieves and the disdainful coneroos, walking, half crouched, through a downpour of light like men walking through rain. The frayed and the hesitant, the sleek and the bold, the odd fish and the callow youths, the good-humored bindle stiffs and the bitter veterans.
I have defended the interests of France at the G8 in Washington; afterwards I was at Chicago to announce the withdrawal of French troops from Afghanistan; I have participated in two European summits, so I have fully respected the engagements I made to the French.
I was never a joiner. I tried - I had people I admired and liked and wanted to hang with, but I ended up starting a theatre company and that took me back to Chicago... I guess I wasn't a scenester in the end. Something must have worked out right, as I'm still here - but I'm only a binge socialite.
I spend a lot of time in Chicago. A lot of Canadians. I can bring them to different parts of Chicago, drop them off at 11'o clock at night and there's a good chance you might not see that person again.
I come from a working-class family in Pittsburgh, whereas 'Mike & Molly' deals with the working class in Chicago. I swear a little, but I pretty much talk the same. It's not like when you see someone like Tim Allen and he's a lot bluer onstage.
I grew up in Chicago on the South Side, and had a ton of freedom, just did whatever I wanted, whenever I wanted. At the risk of sounding dopey, I would say it was blissful.
Chicago kept industry, attracted new business, became the center for convention trade and transportation.
Ten Delta Airlines baggage handlers were arrested for smuggling drugs into Detroit. Yeah, you can tell Delta was involved, because the drugs were supposed to be smuggled into Chicago.
I was a mime. Im not kidding. I went to Northwestern University and they have a mime company, so we did a lot of training and then a lot of mime shows around Chicago.
Don’t you think most of those kids think too much about who got an A or a B when they were in law school and what that means to an inflated G.P.A. and not enough about the world?” asked Connor irrelevantly.
An amusing city, Chicago, any way you look at it. I'm afraid we are in for the time of our lives.
But I like being nasty. I like being cranky. Especially if it's a cold day in Chicago, it's nice to just take it out on Kyle, because he's so easy to scream at, you know?
If it takes the entire army and navy to deliver a postal card in Chicago, that card will be delivered.
However, I was a restaurant critic at Chicago magazine before I worked at Esquire, and I've been a really enthusiastic home cook for a long time. It's just something I'm passionate about.
Back in Chicago, all we cared about was rock 'n' roll and staying out of the army.
The Chicago mobs... They practiced their own perverted form of "survival of the fittest." Where the strong clawed their way to the top of a criminal empire. And the weak died in a hail of machine gun bullets.
There's only one thing for Chicago to do, and that's to move to a better neighborhood.
I am stone and steel of your sleeping numbers; I remember all you forget. I will die as many times as you make me over again.
Michael B. Jordan
Chicago PD has a rule that if you work in Chicago you have to live in Chicago. Some areas don't have that rule.So oftentimes you get people from different environments that get thrown into environments with people that they never spent time with before in they life. On a daily basis or in their personal life. The only access they had to these type of people was through the media.
You feel like an ant contemplating Chicago.
My first job was at a Chicago night club called Mr. Kelly's.
I enjoyed living in Chicago and doing plays for little or no money. I never actually thought that I would leave Chicago, originally. I wasn't one of those people that had a plan to pack up the van and drive out to Hollywood. I didn't want to.
I'd seen the current stage production and the 1975 production of Chicago. I liked them both very much, but I didn't use them necessarily as inspiration.
COAST TO COAST, L.A. TO CHICAGO.
You'd never think of taking a cab if you had to walk a mile down Chicago's Michigan Avenue. But in a bad city you take a cab just to go around the corner.
I didn't realize it was October until I saw the Chicago Cubs choking.
Chicago is unique. It is the only completely corrupt city in America.
Currently, I am overseeing the construction of the new Trump Tower in Chicago. I am involved in meeting with the construction crews, architects and sales teams. I am learning a lot and working with some of the best in the business.
I'm just a stage actor from Chicago.
What brought me to L.A. was work! I moved to Chicago after college - I went to Kalamazoo - did my nerd thing, graduated, and moved to Chicago to pursue improv.
One will feel the same subtle nausea coming into the city or waiting to depart from it that one feels now in such plastic catacombs as O'Hare's reception center in Chicago.
First in violence, deepest in dirt, lawless, unlovely, ill-smelling, irreverent, new; an overgrown gawk of a - village, the "tough" among cities, a spectacle for the nation.
it still astounds me, after forty years, that there is no good bread between Chicago and San Francisco.
Chicago '68 was a relatively small demonstration for its time, but I've talked to millions of people who claim they were there because it felt like we were all there. Everyone from our generation was there and was at Woodstock.
Spiro T. Agnew
All the Chicago demonstrators wanted to do was to sleep in the park and kick policemen with razor blades in their shoes.
We stayed on at the Institute [Chicago called the School of Design] because that was - I don't know, you start at one place and you stay there, I guess. Inertia takes over.
We all know that great leaders can create great successes...success for the Chicago public education fund is to bring great leaders into Chicago's public schools.
L.A. just doesn't seem real to me. Chicago does. My real friends are there. It's home.