Thomas à Kempis Quotes

Everywhere I have sought rest and not found it, except sitting in a corner by myself with a little book.
Thomas à Kempis (c. 1380-1471), German monk, mystic. Attributed in The Imitation of Christ, preface (1617 edition). The words are inscribed on the picture of Thomas à Kempis at Zwoll, Holland, where he is buried.