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Author QuotedRomano Guardini
Title QuotedPascal for Our Time
Date (Year/Month/Day)1967/01/10
ImprintNew York : [s.n.]. 1966
QuotationPascal is my kind. The [Romano] Guardini work on him [Pascal for Our Time (New York, 1966)] is fine - one of G.'s best, at least for me. Whole thing so full of ideas they rush in from all sides and I have to stop and walk around. Yes, I know, the world is full of people who will want me to know that my reading of Pascal is vicious - like taking LSD. Fatal pessimism and all that. Jansenism.
Quotation SourceLearning to love: exploring solitude and freedom. The Journals of Thomas Merton, Volume 6, 1966-1967.; Edited by Christine M. Bochen. / [San Francisco] : HarperCollins. 1997, p. 184
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