Voice of the Day: Peter of Celle

By Administrator 8-27-2007

I consider a room without reading to be a hell without consolation, an instrument of torture without relief, a prison without light, a tomb without ventilation, a ditch swarming with worms, a strangling noose, the empty house of which the Gospel speaks.

- Peter of Celle
Quoted in Essential Monastic Wisdom, by Hugh Feiss

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