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Peace demands the most heroic labor and the most difficult sacrifice. It demands greater heroism than war. It demands greater fidelity to the truth and a much more perfect purity of conscience.

 
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Thomas Merton
Thomas Merton
  • Born: January 31, 1915
  • Died: December 10, 1968
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Trappist Monk, Author

Thomas Merton OCSO was an American Trappist monk, writer, theologian, mystic, poet, social activist, and scholar of comparative religion. On May 26, 1949, he was ordained to the priesthood and given the name Father Louis.

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