A Quote by Thomas Merton on death, desires, good, heart, life, and love

The desire to kill is like the desire to attack another with a red hot iron. I have to pick up the incandescent metal and burn my own hand while burning the other person. Hate itself is the seed of death in my own heart while it seeks death of another. Love is the seed of life in my own heart while it seeks the good of another.

Thomas Merton (1915 - 1968)

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