Therese De Lisieux Quotes

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My whole strength lies in prayer and sacrifice, these are my invincible arms; they can move hearts far better than words, I know it by experience.
— Therese De Lisieux —

The splendor of the rose and the whiteness of the lily
do not rob the little violet of it's scent nor the daisy of its simple charm.
If every tiny flower wanted to be a rose, spring would lose its loveliness.

— Therese De Lisieux

Miss no single opportunity of making some small sacrifice, here by a smiling look, there by a kindly word; always doing the smallest right and doing it all for love.

— Therese De Lisieux

For me, prayer is a surge of the heart; it is a simple look turned toward heaven, it is a cry of recognition and of love, embracing both trial and joy.

— Therese De Lisieux

Do you realize
that Jesus is there
in the tabernacle
expressly for you-
for you alone? He
burns with the
desire to come into
your heart ... don't
listen to the demon,
laugh at him, and
go without fear to
receive the Jesus of
peace and love ...

— Therese De Lisieux

Trust and trust alone should lead us to love

— Therese De Lisieux

God would never inspire me with desires which cannot be realized; so in spite of my littleness, I can hope to be a saint.

— Therese De Lisieux

If a little flower could speak, it seems to me that it would tell us quite simply all that God has done for it, without hiding any of its gifts. It would not, under the pretext of humility, say that it was not pretty, or that it had not a sweet scent, that the sun had withered its petals,or the storm bruised its stem, if it knew that such were not the case.

— Therese De Lisieux

I am convinced that one should tell one's spiritual director if one has a great desire for Communion, for Our Lord does not come from Heaven every day to stay in a golden ciborium; He comes to find another heaven, the heaven of our soul in which He loves to dwell.

— Therese De Lisieux

It is better to leave each one in his own opinion than to enter into arguments.

— Therese De Lisieux

I say nothing to him I love him

— Therese De Lisieux

Ah! How contrary are the teachings of Jesus to the feelings of nature! Without the help of His grace it would be impossible not only to put them into practice, but to even understand them.

— Therese De Lisieux

I prefer the monotony of obscure sacrifices to all ecstasies. To pick up a pin for love can convert a soul.

— Therese De Lisieux

A brother who's helped by a brother is like a strong city.

— Therese De Lisieux

Ever since his first attack

— Therese De Lisieux

My God, how good Thou art! How well dost Thou suit the trial to our strength!

— Therese De Lisieux

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