Thomas Merton: Pains are prayers

“Pains are prayers in proportion as you shut up about them.”

—Thomas Merton. 

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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