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Quotes by Saint Teresa - (32 quotes)

Saint Teresa of Avila - From the Ambition category:

You pay God a compliment by asking great things of Him. (Saint Teresa of Avila)

Saint Teresa of Avila - From the Courage category:

To have courage for whatever comes in life - everything lies in that. (Saint Teresa of Avila)

Saint Teresa of Avila - From the Desire category:

Our body has this defect that, the more it is provided care and comforts, the more needs and desires it finds. (Saint Teresa of Avila)

Saint Teresa of Avila - From the Discipline category:

Be gentle to all and stern with yourself. (Saint Teresa of Avila)

Saint Teresa of Avila - From the Fear category:

Let nothing disturb you, / Nothing dismay you; / All things are passing: / God never changes. (Saint Teresa of Avila)

Saint Teresa of Avila - From the Fire category:

In order that love be fully satisfied, It is necessary that It lower Itself and that It lower Itself to nothingness and transform this nothingness into fire. (Saint Teresa of Avila)

Saint Teresa of Avila - From the Frustration category:

All the trials we endure cannot be compared to these interior battles. (Saint Teresa of Avila)

Saint Teresa of Avila - From the Gender category:

About the injunction of the Apostle Paul that women should keep silent in church? Don't go by one text only. (Saint Teresa of Avila)

Saint Teresa of Avila - From the Goodness category:

To reach something good it is very useful to have gone astray, and thus acquire experience. (Saint Teresa of Avila)

Saint Teresa of Avila - From the Growth category:

All things must come to the soul from its roots, from where it is planted. (Saint Teresa of Avila)

Saint Teresa of Avila - From the Hope category:

Hope, O my soul, hope. Watch carefully, for everything passes quickly, even though your impatience turns a very short time into a long one. (Saint Teresa of Avila)

Saint Teresa of Avila - From the Humility category:

Humility is truth. (Saint Teresa of Avila)

Saint Teresa of Avila - From the Importance category:

The important thing is not to think much but to love much; and so do that which best stirs you to love. (Saint Teresa of Avila)

Saint Teresa of Avila - From the Intellect category:

Untilled ground, however rich, will bring forth thistles and thorns; so also the mind of man. (Saint Teresa of Avila)

Saint Teresa of Avila - From the Journey category:

The feeling remains that God is on the journey, too. (Saint Teresa of Avila)

Saint Teresa of Avila - From the Knowledge category:

We can only learn to know ourselves and do what we can... (Saint Teresa of Avila)

Saint Teresa of Avila - From the Listening category:

The words are very distinctly formed; but by the bodily ear they are not heard. They are, however, much more clearly understood than they would be if they were heard by the ear. It is impossible not to understand them, whatever resistance we may offer... there is no escape, for in spite of ourselves we must listen... (Saint Teresa of Avila)

Saint Teresa of Avila - From the Love category:

Accustom yourself continually to make many acts of love, for they enkindle and melt the soul. (Saint Teresa of Avila)

Saint Teresa of Avila - From the Mysteries category:

Each of us has a soul, but we forget to value it... We don't understand the great secrets hidden inside of us. (Saint Teresa of Avila)

Saint Teresa of Avila - From the Patience category:

Patience attains all that it strives for. (Saint Teresa of Avila)

Saint Teresa of Avila - From the Perseverance category:

Learn to self-conquest; persevere thus for a time, and you will perceive very clearly the advantage which you gain from it. (Saint Teresa of Avila)

Saint Teresa of Avila - From the Possessions category:

Thank God for the things that I do not own. (Saint Teresa of Avila)

Saint Teresa of Avila - From the Prayer category:

There are more tears shed over answered prayers than over unanswered prayers. (Saint Teresa of Avila)

Saint Teresa of Avila - From the Production category:

The tree that is beside the running water is fresher and gives more fruit. (Saint Teresa of Avila)

Saint Teresa of Avila - From the Religion category:

God save us from gloomy saints! (Saint Teresa of Avila)

Saint Teresa of Avila - From the Suffering category:

Pain is never permanent. (Saint Teresa of Avila)

Saint Teresa of Avila - From the Suffering category:

In light of heaven, the worst suffering on earth will be seen to be no more serious than one night in an inconvenient hotel. (Saint Teresa of Avila)

Saint Teresa of Avila - From the Trust category:

Trust God that you are exactly where you are meant to be. (Saint Teresa of Avila)

Saint Teresa of Avila - From the Understanding category:

It is no small pity, and should cause us no little shame, that, through our own fault, we do not understand ourselves, or know who we are. (Saint Teresa of Avila)

Saint Teresa of Avila - From the Windows category:

Union is as if in a room there were two large windows through which the light streamed in; it enters in different places but it all becomes one. (Saint Teresa of Avila)

Saint Teresa of Avila - From the Work category:

Love turns work into rest. (Saint Teresa of Avila)

Saint Teresa of Avila - From the Worth category:

It is love alone that gives worth to all things. (Saint Teresa of Avila)