Friday, September 23, 2005

Friday Quote: On Personhood

"A person is a person insofar as he has a secret and is a solitude of his own that cannot be communicated to someone else."

---Thomas Merton
from No Man is an Island

2 comments:

GrumpyTeacher1 said...

I really like that one.

Cindy said...

Me too. It's one of the most comforting and simultaneously most frightening quotes I love.