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Ferris Bueller

Ferris Bueller Quotes

Ferris Bueller Quotes

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Random Ferris Bueller Quote

“Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.”

— Ferris Bueller, From the movie Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

More Ferris Bueller Quotes

“The key to faking out the parents is the clammy hands. It’s a good non-specific symptom; I’m a big believer in it. A lot of people will tell you that a good phony fever is a deadlock, but, uh… you get a nervous mother, you could wind up in a doctor’s office. That’s worse than school.”

— Ferris Bueller, Ferris fakes sickness to stay home from school (Ferris was played in the movie by actor Matthew Broderick)

“Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.”

— Ferris Bueller, From the movie Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

“Pardon my French, but Cameron is so tight that if you stuck a lump of coal up his ass, in two weeks you’d have a diamond.”

— Ferris Bueller, Ferris discusses his stressed out best friend Cameron in the movie Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

“I do have a test today, that wasn’t bullshit. It’s on European socialism. I mean, really, what’s the point? I’m not European. I don’t plan on being European. So who gives a crap if they’re socialists? They could be fascist anarchists, it still doesn’t change the fact that I don’t own a car.”

— Ferris Bueller, On skipping a school test

“Who is it? (pause) Oh, I’m sorry. I can’t come to the door right now. I’m afraid that in my weakened condition, I could take a nasty spill down the stairs and subject myself to further school absences. You can reach my parents at their places of business. Thank you for stopping by. I appreciate your concern for my well-being. Have a nice day!”

— Ferris Bueller, Ferris’ recording rigged to respond to the door through the intercom

“Not that I condone fascism, or any -ism for that matter. -Ism’s in my opinion are not good. A person should not believe in an -ism, he should believe in himself. I quote John Lennon, ‘I don’t believe in Beatles, I just believe in me.’ Good point there. After all, he was the walrus. I could be the walrus. I’d still have to bum rides off people.”

— Ferris Bueller

Ladies and gentlemen, you are such a wonderful crowd, we’d like to play a little tune for you. It’s one of my personal favorites and I’d like to dedicate it to a young man who doesn’t think he’s seen anything good today – Cameron Frye, this one’s for you.”

— Ferris Bueller, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (Movie)