Every moment and every event of every man's life on earth plants something in his soul.
When ambition ends, happiness begins.Thomas Merton
Pride makes us artificial and humility makes us real.Thomas Merton
Perhaps I am stronger than I think.Thomas Merton
The biggest human temptation is … to settle for too little.Thomas Merton
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.Thomas Merton
Our job is to love others without stopping to inquire whether or not they are worthy. That is not our business and, in fact, it is nobody's business. What we are asked to do is to love, and this love itself will render both ourselves and our neighbors worthy if anything can.Thomas Merton