Welcome to Illinois!
An insight into the Illinois state symbols


This is for those who live or have lived in Illinois, those who have visited or
 just driven thru Illinois, and for those of you who some day would like to
visit Illinois. Our 2 seasons are winter and construction...

State Animal

The Barrier Horse

State Historical Marker


State Mineral


State Flag / State Statue


State Motto


State Tree


State Joe-k


The Texan Prayer: “I have learned to be content in whatever state I am in.”

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One doctor makes work for another. - English Proverb

Problems are the normal state of life. - Charlie Jones

The road to Easy Street goes through the sewer. - John Madden

The best road to progress is freedom's road. - John F Kennedy

Being in love is a transient state of psychosis. - John Bradshaw

If you're willing to work, others will let you. - Unknown

Work keeps at bay three great evils: boredom, vice and need. - Voltaire

A dentist at work in his vocation always looks down in the mouth. - George D. Prentice

Work is the least important thing and family is the most important. - Jerry Seinfeld

Careful thinking and hard work will solve nearly all your problems. - Ullery

I work for myself. I'm what ya call an "entramanure." - Archie Bunker

In the name of God, stop a moment, cease your work, look around you. - Leo Tolstoy

The best preparation for tomorrow is to do today's work superbly well. - William Osler

The road to learning by precept is long, but by example short and effective. - Seneca

The best work is not what is most difficult for you; it is what you do best. - Jean-Paul Sartre

The Bible does not give us a road map for life, but it does give us a compass. - Gordon S. Jackson

Advice is seldom welcome; and those who want it the most always like it the least. - Philip Dormer Stanhope (Earl of Chesterfield)

I believe in moderation. I work on genealogy only on days that end in 'y'. - Richard Thiesen

Work and play are words used to describe the same thing under differing conditions. - Mark Twain

Work as if you were to live a hundred years.
Pray as if you were to die tomorrow. - Benjamin Franklin

The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more people worry than work. - Robert Frost

I used to work in a fire hydrant factory. You couldn't park anywhere near the place. - Steven Wright

All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination. - Earl Nightingale

The church is close, but the road is icey. The tavern is far, but I will walk carefully. - Russian Proverb

Strength of character may be learned at work, but beauty of character is learned at home. - Henry Drummond

A first-rate laboratory is one in which mediocre scientists can produce outstanding work. - Patrick M.S. Blackett

Get a good idea and stay with it. Dog it, and work at it until it's done, and done right. - Walt Disney

The romantic idealism of my youth has been replaced with realism and hard work at what I love. - Monique Roffey

A lot of what passes for depression these days is nothing more than a body saying that it needs work. - Geoffrey Norman

People who work crossword puzzles know that if they stop making progress, they should put the puzzle down for a while. - Marilyn vos Savant

I thank the Lord I no longer have to go to work. I just get out of bed in the morning, and there it is - all around me. - Unknown

The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not. - Thomas Jefferson

If you get up in the morning and you say, 'I got to go to work. How can I get out of this?' you're not happy. - Red Auerbach

To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life; foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent. - Buddha

NASA scientists have been studying giraffe skin so they can apply what they learn from it to the construction of spacesuits. - Joanna Lumley

Our minds are as different as our faces: we are all traveling to one destination; happiness; but few are going by the same road. - Charles Caleb Colton

The road to success is not easy to navigate, but with hard work, drive and passion, it's possible to achieve the American dream. - Tommy Hilfiger

If you have a success you have it for the wrong reasons. If you become popular it is always because of the worst aspects of your work. - Ernest Hemingway

The deviation of man from the state in which he was originally placed by nature seems to have proved to him a prolific source of diseases. - Edward Jenner

Hillary Clinton was the worst Secretary of State in the history of the country. The world came apart under her reign as Secretary of State. - Donald Trump


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19-Aug-2018