ice-peaks of intellectual conceit

Mother Antonia: Morning at the CSJ archives. Afternoon at the St. Catherine University archives. A few of the maxims hand-written on the flyleaf of Sister Antonia’s copy of The Imitation of Christ by Thomas à Kempis:

God’s world is beautiful only men mar it so foully.
Diffidence in self begets reverence for others. Humility makes us clear-sighted.
Contact with humanity melts down the ice-peaks of intellectual conceit.

And here is S. Antonia’s library card.

image of S. Antonia's library card

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