Thomas Merton: Sailing to the moon

“What can we gain by sailing to the moon if we are not able to cross the abyss that separates us from ourselves?”

—Thomas Merton.

Cicero: Higher humility

Marcus Tullius Cicero, after whom Teuffel name...

Marcus Tullius Cicero, after whom Teuffel named his Ciceronian period of the Golden Age. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“The higher we are placed, the more humbly we should walk. ”

Cicero