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Thomas Merton's Profile

Brief about Thomas Merton: By info that we know Thomas Merton was born at 1915-01-31. And also Thomas Merton is American Author.

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

Tags: God, Life, Ways

Just remaining quietly in the presence of God, listening to Him, being attentive to Him, requires a lot of courage and know-how.

Tags: Courage, God, Him

The tighter you squeeze, the less you have.

Tags: Less, Squeeze, Tighter

The whole idea of compassion is based on a keen awareness of the interdependence of all these living beings, which are all part of one another, and all involved in one another.

Tags: Another, Compassion, Living

The least of the work of learning is done in the classroom.

Tags: Done, Learning, Work

The first step toward finding God, Who is Truth, is to discover the truth about myself: and if I have been in error, this first step to truth is the discovery of my error.

Tags: God, Step, Truth

Advertising treats all products with the reverence and the seriousness due to sacraments.

Tags: Due, Reverence, Treats

We do not exist for ourselves.

Tags: Exist, Ourselves

A daydream is an evasion.

Tags: Daydream, Evasion

Wheels of fire, cosmic, rich, full-bodied honest victories over desperation.

Tags: Fire, Honest, Rich

Solitude is not something you must hope for in the future. Rather, it is a deepening of the present, and unless you look for it in the present you will never find it.

Tags: Future, Hope, Rather

Death is someone you see very clearly with eyes in the center of your heart: eyes that see not by reacting to light, but by reacting to a kind of a chill from within the marrow of your own life.

Tags: Death, Heart, Life

October is a fine and dangerous season in America. a wonderful time to begin anything at all. You go to college, and every course in the catalogue looks wonderful.

Tags: America, Time, Wonderful

Every moment and every event of every man's life on earth plants something in his soul.

Tags: Inspirational, Life, Soul

Love is our true destiny. We do not find the meaning of life by ourselves alone - we find it with another.

Tags: Alone, Life, Love

The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves, and not to twist them to fit our own image. Otherwise we love only the reflection of ourselves we find in them.

Tags: Love, Reflection, Themselves

Perhaps I am stronger than I think.

Tags: Perhaps, Strength, Stronger

Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.

Tags: Art, Lose, Time

Pride makes us artificial and humility makes us real.

Tags: Humility, Pride, Real

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

Tags: Balance, Happiness, Matter