Roger ebert Quotes

"This movie doesn't scrape the bottom of the barrel. This movie isn't the bot...

"This movie doesn't scrape the bottom of the barrel. This movie isn't the bottom of the barrel. This movie isn't below the bottom of the barrel. This movie doesn't deserve to be mentioned in the same sentence with barrels." - Roger Ebert
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"Life is precious, life is short, and the idiots who made...

"Life is precious, life is short, and the idiots who made this film are taking two hours of my life, and robbing it from me in order to give me less than nothing." -- Roger Ebert
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"To make others less happy is a c...

"To make others less happy is a crime. To make ourselves unhappy is where all crime starts" - Roger Ebert
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I felt that the poetry of "2001" was precisely in its mystery, an...

I felt that the poetry of "2001" was precisely in its mystery, and that to explain everything was to ruin everything -- like the little boy who cut open his drum to see what made it bang. - Roger Ebert
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"If you have to ask...

"If you have to ask what it symbolizes, it doesn't." -Roger Ebert
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"Of the many imprisonments possible in our world, one...

"Of the many imprisonments possible in our world, one of the worst must be to be inarticulate β€” to be unable to tell another person what you really feel." -Roger Ebert
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And for me, the movies are like a machine that generates empathy. It lets you unde...

And for me, the movies are like a machine that generates empathy. It lets you understand a little bit more about different hopes, aspirations, dreams and fears. It helps us to identify with the people who are sharing this journey with us. - Roger Ebert
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"One of the most dangerous concepts of human society is that chi...

"One of the most dangerous concepts of human society is that children believe what they are told. Those who grow out of that become adults, a status not always achieved by their parents." Roger Ebert
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"Movies are an empathy machine, drawing us into other lives, allowing us to identify with those of...

"Movies are an empathy machine, drawing us into other lives, allowing us to identify with those of other races, genders, occupations, religions, income levels or times in history. Good films enlarge us, and are a civilizing medium. Bad films narrow us. No films at all impoverishes us." - Roger Ebert
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β€œLife's missed opportunities, at the end, may seem more poign...

β€œLife's missed opportunities, at the end, may seem more poignant to us than those we embraced β€” because in our imagination they have a perfection that reality can never rival.” - Roger Ebert
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"Yes, I was fat, but I dealt with it by simply never...

"Yes, I was fat, but I dealt with it by simply never thinking about it. It is useful, when you are fat, to have a lot of other things to think about.” Roger Ebert
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