51+ Best Chicago Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Chicago officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Illinois, and the third-most-populous city in the United States. Inspirational chicago quotes will encourage you to think a little deeper than you usually would and broaden your perspective.

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Famous Chicago Quotes

I’m impressed with the people from Chicago Hollywood is hype, New York is talk, Chicago is work Michael Douglas

 Either you love Chicago or you are wrong

Chicago’s one of the rare places where architecture is more visible Frank Gehry

 Follow your heart, even if it takes you all the way to Chicago

Chicago is my hometown and will always have a special place in my heart Kenneth Choi

You can leave Chicago, but it will never leave you

Chicago will give you a chance The sporting spirit is the spirit of Chicago Lincoln Steffens

Chicago is calling and I must go

Chicago is a beautiful city with a wonderful skyline Santiago Calatrava

 Things ain’t so bad in the windy city

I love Chicago Abigail Breslin

Stuck in this Chicago loop

It really wasn’t about picking Chicago I feel like Chicago picked me Alex Weisman

Chicago does not go to the world, the world comes to Chicago! Peter Orner

Part of what I like about living in Chicago is it’s not easy The breath of the city, the everyday challenge of it, is good It forces you to grow and push yourself Jamila Woods

I’d rather be a lamppost in Chicago than a millionaire in any other city William A. Hulbert

I wrote my first novel and my second novel in Chicago It was the place where I became a writer It’s my favorite city John Green

A facade of buildings facing a lake and behind the facade, every type of dubiousness E.M. Forster

Chicago’s neighborhoods have always been this city’s greatest strength Jane Byrne

I must confess a shameful secret I love Chicago best in the cold Erik Larson

L.A. just doesn’t seem real to me Chicago does My real friends are there It’s home Chris O’Donnell

I am an organic Chicagoan Living there has given me a multiplicity of characters to aspire for. I hope to live there the rest of my days Gwendolyn Brooks

Chicago is incredibly gracious People here have so much pride Giuliana Rancic

Theater in Chicago will always be my first love William Petersen

Chicago is everything to me Patrick Beverley

One of the hallmarks of Chicago is that we do so many things in an original manner What other city has made a river flow backward? What other city makes traffic flow backward? Mike Royko

Chicago is a world class city filled with amazing people with big ideas W. Kamau Bell

But when I go to Chicago, I know I’m home Hank Sauer

If there’s one thing about Chicago, we take care of our own Harper Reed

Let me tell you something I’m from Chicago I don’t break Barack Obama

I think Chicago’s a great city Like New York, it’s full of energy Lidia Bastianich

I give you Chicago It is not London and Harvard It is not Paris and buttermilk. It is American in every chitling and sparerib It is alive from snout to tail H. L. Mencken

The thing about Chicago is that it really isn’t like any other place The architecture and the layout of the city are the best I’m from the Midwest, and consider myself a Midwesterner I feel most at home there I love California. I have great friends in California I just have always considered Illinois to be home Vince Vaughn

Perhaps the most typically American place in America James Bryce

I lived in Chicago for a few years and got a sense of  kind of that broad shouldered, windy, um, stern, Midwestern, warm slash passive aggressive, wonderful  every adjective I can think of, very cold Amy Poehler

You know what they say about Chicago If you don’t like the weather, wait fifteen minutes Ralph Kiner

I will argue with anyone in New York we have the best pizza in Chicago and the best blues Michael T. Weiss

The best food is in Chicago There are great restaurants everywhere, from fancy places to burger joints Steve Carell

The only place I’ve ever been where people were as proud about their city as people are in Chicago is Florence, Italy, where I lived for three years Ivo Daalder

They do things big, big I tells ya Mike Ditka big Michael Jordan big Bill Murray big Oprah! It’s one cultural Mount Everest after another Anthony Bourdain

Chicago’s like Melbourne  there’s a city center, there’s public transport, and there’s more of a cultural scene Jesse Spencer

 Finally made it to Chicago It’s a boat time!

Chicago is seriously my favorite city in the country People have roots here, which is nice When you go to Los Angeles, no one is actually from Los Angeles Bill Rancic

If you’re not in Chicago, you’re not in the game

Chicago is a city of neighborhoods, and I love that It’s cool to have different foods from all over the world within a stone’s throw of my house Bill Rayless

I’m a Chicagoan through and through

I love Chicago It’s one of my favorite cities, hands down Nadia Ali

I’ll never tire of this city