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Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: The root of war is fear. The root of war is fear. Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: If you found God with great ease, perhaps If you found God with great ease, perhaps it's not God that you have found. — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: IT is not we who choose to awaken IT is not we who choose to awaken ourselves, but God Who chooses to awaken us. — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: To worship our false selves is to worship To worship our false selves is to worship nothing. And the worship of nothing is hell. — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Paul Merton: And like the old stereotype, I overcame my And like the old stereotype, I overcame my shyness by making my friends laugh. — Paul Merton
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: There must be a time of day when There must be a time of day when the man who makes plans forgets his plans, and acts as if he had no plans at all. — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: For the ones who are called saints by For the ones who are called saints by human opinion on earth may very well be devils, and their light may very well be darkness — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: Gratitude takes nothing for granted, is never unresponsive, Gratitude takes nothing for granted, is never unresponsive, is constantly awakening to new wonder. — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Paul Merton: If you became a comedian in the '80s, If you became a comedian in the '80s, you had to work the circuit and make people laugh. Canned laughter is cheating. — Paul Merton
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: If we are to love sincerely, and with If we are to love sincerely, and with simplicity, we must first of all overcome the fear of not being loved. — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: must become convinced and penetrated by the realization must become convinced and penetrated by the realization that without my love for them they may perhaps not achieve the things God has willed for them. — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: Pride makes us artificial; humility makes us real Pride makes us artificial; humility makes us real — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: The Breviary was hard to learn, and every The Breviary was hard to learn, and every step was labor and confusion, not to mention the mistakes and perplexities I got myself into. However, — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: The least of the work of learning is The least of the work of learning is done in the classroom. — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: Violence is not completely fatal until it ceases Violence is not completely fatal until it ceases to disturb us. — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: Stagnation and inactivity bring spiritual death. Stagnation and inactivity bring spiritual death. — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: We put words between ourselves and things. We put words between ourselves and things. — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Merton Miller: Junk bonds prove there's nothing magical in a Junk bonds prove there's nothing magical in a Aaa bond rating. — Merton Miller
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: True encounter with Christ liberates something within us, True encounter with Christ liberates something within us, a power we did not know we had, a capacity to grow and change. — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: The end of the world will be legal. The end of the world will be legal. — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: There is a logic of language and a There is a logic of language and a logic of mathematics. — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Matt Chandler: When sin becomes bitter, then Christ becomes sweet. When sin becomes bitter, then Christ becomes sweet. Thomas Merton — Matt Chandler
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Day: In the western part of England lived a In the western part of England lived a gentleman of large fortune, whose name was Merton. — Thomas Day
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: We stumble and fall constantly even when we We stumble and fall constantly even when we are most enlightened. But when we are in true spiritual darkness, we do not even know that we have fallen. — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: Our knowledge of God is perfected by gratiitude: Our knowledge of God is perfected by gratiitude: we are thankful and rejoice in the experience of the truth that He is love ... — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: Zen insight is not our awareness, but Being's Zen insight is not our awareness, but Being's awareness of itself in us. — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: Lovely morning! How lovely life can be! Lovely morning! How lovely life can be! — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: It is a terrible thing to think of It is a terrible thing to think of the grace that is wasted in this world, — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: True happiness is found in unselfish Love, A True happiness is found in unselfish Love, A love which increases in proportion as it is shared. — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: Duty does not have to be dull. Love Duty does not have to be dull. Love can make it beautiful and fill it with life. — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: Love is its own reward ... Love is its own reward ... — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: The real hope is not in something we The real hope is not in something we think we can do, but in God, who is making something good out of it in some way we cannot see. — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: We refuse love, and reject society, in so We refuse love, and reject society, in so far as it seems, in our own perverse imagination, to imply some obscure kind of humiliation — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: The greatest need of our time is to The greatest need of our time is to clean out the enormous mass of mental and emotional rubbish that clutters our minds — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: For our duties and our needs, in all For our duties and our needs, in all the fundamental things for which we were created, come down in practice to the same thing. — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Paul Merton: I've never been disappointed by politicians. I've never I've never been disappointed by politicians. I've never invested that much in them in the first place. — Paul Merton
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: The Holy Spirit is the most perfect gift The Holy Spirit is the most perfect gift of the Father to men, and yet He is the one gift which the Father gives most easily. — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: Zen is consciousness unstructured by particular form or Zen is consciousness unstructured by particular form or particular system, a trans-cultural, trans-religious, transformed consciousness. — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: There should be at least a room or There should be at least a room or some corner where no one will find you and disturb you or notice you. — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: We are united to Him in darkness, because We are united to Him in darkness, because we have to hope. — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: There are ways that seem to men to There are ways that seem to men to be good, the end whereof is in the depths of hell. — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: The love of pleasure is destined by its The love of pleasure is destined by its very nature to defeat itself and end in frustration. — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: Whose silence are you? Whose silence are you? — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Paul Merton: I really don't take any interest at all I really don't take any interest at all in contemporary comedy. — Paul Merton
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: Love, in fact, is the spiritual life; and Love, in fact, is the spiritual life; and without it, all other exercises of the spirit are emptied of content. — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: We must make the choices that enable usto We must make the choices that enable us
to fulfill the deepest capacities of our real selves. — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: In the end, no one can seek God In the end, no one can seek God unless he has already begun to find him. — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: Solitude and silence teach me to love my Solitude and silence teach me to love my brothers for what they are, not for what they say. — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: Today the artist has inherited the combined functions Today the artist has inherited the combined functions of hermit, pilgrim, prophet, priest, shaman, sorcerer, soothsayer, alchemist. — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: Silence is not broken by speech, but by Silence is not broken by speech, but by the anxiety to be heard. — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: We believe, not because we want to know, We believe, not because we want to know, but because we want to be. — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Paul Merton: When I used to do the Edinburgh Festival, When I used to do the Edinburgh Festival, there was a bunch of guys selling fresh oysters and I'd eat ten daily - marvellous. — Paul Merton
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: My God, I pray better to you by My God, I pray better to you by breathing. I pray better to you by walking than by talking. — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: To be a saint is to be yourself. To be a saint is to be yourself. — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: When we are strong, we are always much When we are strong, we are always much greater than the things that happen to us. — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Paul Merton: In fact, I don't watch a lot of In fact, I don't watch a lot of contemporary comedy for fear of being influenced by it. — Paul Merton
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: Christ is born to us today, in order Christ is born to us today, in order that he may appear to the whole world through us. — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: I don't even need to know precisely what I don't even need to know precisely what I am doing, except that I am acting for the love of God. — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Paul Merton: I'll never forget my first experience of swede. I'll never forget my first experience of swede. It was at school and I thought I was getting mashed potato. I've never got over it. — Paul Merton
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: On Pride: This sickness is most dangerous when On Pride: This sickness is most dangerous when it succeeds in looking like humility. When a proud man thinks he is humble his case is hopeless. — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Paul Merton: I remember being fascinated by the very nature I remember being fascinated by the very nature of comedy from the age of 10; why is this funny, and that isn't? — Paul Merton
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: God, have mercy on me in the blindness God, have mercy on me in the blindness in which I hope I am seeking You! — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: For he who knows does not speak, He For he who knows does not speak, He who speaks does not know" (12) And "The Wise Man gives instruction Without the use of speech." (13) — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: Love is perfect in proportion to it's freedom. Love is perfect in proportion to it's freedom. — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: The very contradictions in my life are in The very contradictions in my life are in some ways signs of God's mercy to me. — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: In the end, it's the reality of personal In the end, it's the reality of personal realtionships that save everything. — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: How do you expect to arrive at the How do you expect to arrive at the end of your journey if you take the road to another man's city?(100) — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: Every breath we draw is a gift of Every breath we draw is a gift of God's love; every moment of existence is a grace. — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Thomas Merton: In the devil's theology, the important thing is In the devil's theology, the important thing is to be absolutely right and to prove that everybody else is absolutely wrong. — Thomas Merton
Merton's Quotes By Paul Merton: The thing about improvisation is that it's not The thing about improvisation is that it's not about what you say. It's listening to what other people say. It's about what you hear. — Paul Merton