Saint Teresa of Avila

1515 - 1582

A Quote by Saint Teresa of Avila on action, ignorance, motives, peace, people, and soul

Our souls may lose their peace and even disturb other people's, if we are always criticizing trivial actions - which often are not real defects at all, but we construe them wrongly through our ignorance of their motives.

Saint Teresa of Avila (1515 - 1582)

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A Quote by Saint Teresa of Avila on endurance, god, and patience

Let nothing disturb thee, Nothing affright thee; All things are passing; God never changeth; Patient endurance Attaineth to all things. Who God possesseth In nothing is wanting: Alone God sufficeth.

Saint Teresa of Avila (1515 - 1582)

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A Quote by Saint Teresa of Avila on feeling, god, and journeys

The feeling remains that God is on the journey, too.

Saint Teresa of Avila (1515 - 1582)

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A Quote by Saint Teresa of Avila on impossibility, obedience, and power

I know the power obedience has of making things easy which seem impossible.

Saint Teresa of Avila (1515 - 1582)

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A Quote by Saint Teresa of Avila

Do you think it is only a little thing to possess a house from which lovely things can be seen?

Saint Teresa of Avila (1515 - 1582)

Source: Saint Teresa in Her Writings by the Abbé Rodolphe Hoornaert

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A Quote by Saint Teresa of Avila on tears

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More tears are shed over answered prayers than unanswered ones.

Saint Teresa of Avila (1515 - 1582)

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A Quote by Saint Teresa of Avila on devil and fear

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

Saint Teresa of Avila (1515 - 1582)

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