Thomas Merton

History

Thomas Merton quote : If you want to …

If you want to study the social and political history of modern nations, study hell. Thomas Merton

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Happiness

Thomas Merton quote : When ambition ends happiness …

When ambition ends, happiness begins. Thomas Merton

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Happiness

Thomas Merton quote : Happiness is not a …

Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony. Thomas Merton

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CourageGod

Thomas Merton quote : Just remaining quietly in …

Just remaining quietly in the presence of God, listening to Him, being attentive to Him, requires a lot of courage…

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Good

Thomas Merton quote : Be good keep your …

Be good, keep your feet dry, your eyes open, your heart at peace and your soul in the joy of…

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God

Thomas Merton quote : The very contradictions in …

The very contradictions in my life are in some ways signs of God’s mercy to me. Thomas Merton

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God

Thomas Merton quote : The first step toward …

The first step toward finding God, Who is Truth, is to discover the truth about myself: and if I have…

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God

Thomas Merton quote : We are not at …

We are not at peace with others because we are not at peace with ourselves, and we are not at…

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God

Thomas Merton quote : By reading the scriptures …

By reading the scriptures I am so renewed that all nature seems renewed around me and with me. The sky…

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FutureHope

Thomas Merton quote : Solitude is not something …

Solitude is not something you must hope for in the future. Rather, it is a deepening of the present, and…

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