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The Good News of Roger Ebert

roger ebertWere I to compose a catechism out of quotes by famed film critic Roger Ebert who died yesterday, it might look something like this.

On the well-lived life: “I believe that if, at the end of it all, according to our abilities, we have done something to make others a little happier, and something to make ourselves a little happier, that is about the best we can do. To make others less happy is a crime. To make ourselves unhappy is where all crime starts. We must try to contribute joy to the world. That is true no matter what our problems, our health, our circumstances. We must try.”

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