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With his passing earlier today, Roger Ebert leaves behind a staggering body of work. The first film critic to win the Pulitzer Prize and be awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame spoke and wrote volumes.
However, unlike many loquacious souls, much of what Ebert had to say was immensely interesting, and undeniably quotable. But don't take our word for it -- take his!
Below are seven of Ebert's most shareable quotes. By shareable, we mean not just profound but also brief, as in 140 characters brief, as in Tweetable. Which is exactly what you'll be able to do with each quote. Simply click on any of the links below, and presto, you're tweeting out the quote, helping to spread Ebert's often inspiring words.
“Your intellect may be confused, but your emotions will never lie to you.” — Roger Ebert Tweet this
“We are born into a box of time and space. We use words and communication to break out of it and to reach out to others.” — Roger Ebert Tweet this
“It's not what a movie is about, it's how it is about it.” — Roger Ebert Tweet this
“No good movie is too long and no bad movie is short enough.” — Roger Ebert Tweet this
“Because of the rush of human knowledge, because of the digital revolution, I have a voice, and I do not need to scream.” — Roger Ebert Tweet this
"I believe empathy is the most essential quality of civilization." — Roger Ebert Tweet this
"So on this day of reflection I say again, thank you for going on this journey with me. I'll see you at the movies." — Roger Ebert Tweet this