The best Quotes by Roger Ebert

The best Quotes by Roger Ebert

Roger Joseph Ebert (June 18, 1942 – April 4, 2013) was an American film critic, film historian, journalist, essayist, screenwriter, and author.

Parents and schools should place great emphasis on the idea that it is all right to be different. Racism and all the other 'isms' grow from primitive tribalism, the instinctive hostility against those of another tribe, race, religion, nationality, class or whatever. You are a lucky child if your parents taught you to accept diversity.
Lebanon was at one time known as a nation that rose above sectarian hatred; Beirut was known as the Paris of the Middle East. All of that was blown apart by senseless religious wars, financed and exploited in part by those who sought power and wealth. If women had been in charge, would they have been more sensible? It's a theory.
Clouds do not really look like camels or sailing ships or castles in the sky. They are simply a natural process at work. So too, perhaps, are our lives.
Why do alcoholics begin down the same hazardous road day after day? They are in search of that elusive window of well-being that opens when you drink your way out of a hangover and aren't yet drunk all over again. The alcoholic's day consists of trying to keep that window open.
Your intellect may be confused, but your emotions will never lie to you.

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You know what they say about Chicago. If you don't like the weather, wait fifteen minutes.
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Why are there so many Latina's in Illinois?
Because that's where the Chica go.
Take me away, like I overdosed on cocaine
Or take me away like a bullet from Kurt Cobain, suicide
I'm from a windy city like Do or Die
The Game - My Life, Album: LAX
You can leave Chicago, but it will never leave you.
Village idiot? Hello, Chicago is a city, not a village, and the best city in the world!
Lydia Berman in Thunder Force
Looking at Chicago from outside the city in daylight is one of the most depressing sights in the world.
Neo Tribes in Cyberpunk 2077
Two-thirty, baby, won't you meet me by The Bean?
Too early, maybe later you can show me things
You know what it is, whenever I visit
Windy city, she blowin' me kisses
Drake - Chicago Freestyle, Album: D6
There are too many senior citizens and good residents in Chicago who are sick and tired of having to walk several blocks out of their way when they leave their homes just to avoid the gangs and drug dealers on the street corner.
Chicago is not the most corrupt American city. It's the most theatrically corrupt.
My favorite big city would have to be Chicago. I lived in Indiana for several years and would always go into the city with my family for Cubs games or to visit the aquarium and museums on field trips.
I'm impressed with the people from Chicago. Hollywood is hype, New York is talk, Chicago is work.
I miss everything about Chicago - except January and February.
Chicago is my hometown and will always have a special place in my heart.
Eventually, I think Chicago will be the most beautiful great city left in the world.
The best creative no longer has to originate in Chicago or London; it will be coming from Stockholm, Tokyo, and Seoul as well.
They say money can't buy happiness. But it can book your flight to Chicago - which is kinda the same.
They say money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a flight to Illinois - and that's pretty much the same thing.
Money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a flight to Lebanon - and that's practically the same thing.
You can't make war in the Middle East without Egypt and you can't make peace without Syria.
A two-state solution is the only way to guarantee the long-term security of both the Israeli and the Palestinian people.
To make sure Israelis and Palestinians alike live in equal measure of freedom and dignity, we will not give up on working towards that goal.
Joe Biden - November 2023
Today we strike in solidarity with Palestine and Gaza. The world needs to speak up and call for an immediate ceasefire, justice and freedom for Palestinians and all civilians affected.
Greta Thunberg - Oktober 2023
The vast majority of Palestinians are not Hamas. And Hamas does not represent the Palestinian people.
Joe Biden - Oktober 2023
A kid once said to me, 'Do you get hangovers?' I said, 'To get hangovers you have to stop drinking.'
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I feel sorry for people who don't drink. When they wake up in the morning, that's as good as they're going to feel all day.
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A monkey, after getting drunk on brandy, would never touch it again, and thus is much wiser than most men.
A hangover is just your body telling you that you're an idiot.
One candidate is too old and mentally unfit to be president. The other one is me.
Joe Biden - März 2024

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