Best 408 of Chicago quotes - MyQuotes

By Anonym 15 Sep

Paul Scheer

There's no other place that exemplifies a fanatic as much as Chicago. I feel like sports fans have bred out of Chicago.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mark Twain

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Gunther

[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.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Donald Trump

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.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Donald Trump

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.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Ta-nehisi Coates

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.

By Anonym 17 Sep

Ta-nehisi Coates

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.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Georg Solti

I would never have become music director of the Chicago Symphony, which would have been an extremely sad loss.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Vernon Jordan

The last job I applied for was to be a bus driver for the Chicago Transit Authority in 1957.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Dick Gregory

In most places in the country, voting is looked upon as a right and a duty, but in Chicago it's a sport.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Bill Hader

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.

By Anonym 14 Sep

John Candy

Six bucks and my right nut says we're not landing in Chicago.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Nelson Algren

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Francois Hollande

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.

By Anonym 14 Sep

John Cusack

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Doug Ford

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Billy Gardell

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

George Saunders

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jane Byrne

Chicago kept industry, attracted new business, became the center for convention trade and transportation.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jimmy Fallon

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.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Kerry Bishe

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.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Daniel Amory

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Karen Abbott

An amusing city, Chicago, any way you look at it. I'm afraid we are in for the time of our lives.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Fisher Stevens

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?

By Anonym 13 Sep

Grover Cleveland

If it takes the entire army and navy to deliver a postal card in Chicago, that card will be delivered.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Ted Allen

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Belushi

Back in Chicago, all we cared about was rock 'n' roll and staying out of the army.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Walter Winchell

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.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Herman Fetzer

There's only one thing for Chicago to do, and that's to move to a better neighborhood.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Carl Sandburg

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

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.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Robert Fulghum

You feel like an ant contemplating Chicago.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Shelley Berman

My first job was at a Chicago night club called Mr. Kelly's.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Michael Shannon

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Colleen Atwood

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Snoop Dogg

COAST TO COAST, L.A. TO CHICAGO.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Helmut Jahn

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jay Leno

I didn't realize it was October until I saw the Chicago Cubs choking.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Charles Edward Merriam

Chicago is unique. It is the only completely corrupt city in America.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Bill Rancic

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jeremy Piven

I'm just a stage actor from Chicago.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Steven Yeun

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.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Norman Mailer

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lincoln Steffens

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.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jane Smiley

it still astounds me, after forty years, that there is no good bread between Chicago and San Francisco.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Bill Ayers

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

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.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Warren Mackenzie

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.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Kenneth C. Griffin

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.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Chris O'donnell

L.A. just doesn't seem real to me. Chicago does. My real friends are there. It's home.