Peace demands the most heroic labor and the most difficult sacrifice. It demands greater heroism than war. It demands greater fidelity to the truth and a much more perfect purity of conscience.
Quote by Thomas Merton
To consider persons and events and situations only in the light of their effect upon...
Perhaps I am stronger than I think.
The first step toward finding God, Who is Truth, is to discover the truth about...
A daydream is an evasion.
We must make the choices that enable us to fulfill the deepest capacities of our...
The biggest human temptation is to settle for too little.
I cannot make the universe obey me. I cannot make other people conform to my...
Pride makes us artificial and humility makes us real
Pride makes us artificial and humility makes us real.
The truth that many people never understand, until it is too late, is that the...
Faith is a light of such supreme brilliance that it dazzles the mind and darkens...
Love is our true destiny. We do not find the meaning of life by ourselves...
In this age of crowds in which I have determined to be a solitary, perhaps...
If you want to study the social and political history of modern nations, study hell.
We have to have a deep, patient compassion for the fears of men and irrational...
The very contradictions in my life are in some ways signs of God's mercy to...
A life is either all spiritual or not spiritual at all. No man can serve...
In the last analysis, the individual person is responsible for living his own life and...
Love seeks one thing only: the good of the one loved. It leaves all the...
We stumble and fall constantly even when we are most enlightened. But when we are...