If you live in the state of Illinois, there's a pretty good chance that you're either really depressed about living here, or there's an even better chance that you're planning on moving.

Don't worry, you're not the only one. After learning that my car insurance rate went up simply because I live in the Land of Lincoln, even I'm considering moving across state lines; in any direction.

Until that can happen, I think it's best if we just make the best of a bad situation and try to laugh it off. These tweets should help.

The hashtag #MoreRealisticStateMottos was trending on Twitter recently and the ones for Illinois do not disappoint. If you didn't already know, the actual state motto for Illinois is "State Sovereignty, National Union."

These sound much more realistic.

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