The truth that many people never understand, until it is too late, is that the more you try to avoid suffering the more you suffer because smaller and more insignificant things begin to torture you in proportion to your fear of being hurt.Rate it:(0.00 / 0 votes)Say it

Thomas Merton

United States religious and writer (1915-1968)

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