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Quotation by Thomas Merton
Death is someone you see very clearly with eyes in the center of your heart: eyes that see not by reacting to light, but by reacting to a kind of a chill from within the marrow of your own life.
Thomas Merton (1915–1968), U.S. religious writer, poet. The Seven Storey Mountain, pt. 1, ch. 3 (1948).
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