Saint Teresa Of Avila Quotes

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Saint Teresa Of Avila Quotes

If God should desire to raise us to the position of one who is an intimate and shares his secrets, we ought to accept this gladly.
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Our body has this defect that, the more it is provided care and comforts, the more needs and desires it finds.

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I do not fear Satan half so much as I fear those who fear him.

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Nothing can be compared to the great beauty and capabilities of a soul; however keen our intellects may be, they are as unable to comprehend them as to comprehend God, for, as He has told us, He created us in His own image and likeness.

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What value is there in faith without works? And what are they worth if they are not united to the merits of Jesus Christ, our only good?

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Pain is never permanent.

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I thought of the soul as resembling a castle, formed of a single diamond or a very transparent crystal, and containing many rooms, just as in Heaven there are many mansions.

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All things must come to the soul from its roots, from where it is planted.

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Anyone who truly loves God travels securely.

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It is no small misfortune and disgrace that, through our own fault, we neither understand our nature nor our origin.

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What friends or kindred can be so close and intimate as the powers of our soul, which, whether we will or no, must ever bear us company?

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I don't know what heavy penance I would not have gladly undertaken rather than practice prayer.

— Saint Teresa Of Avila

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