30 Total Quotes

St. Teresa Quotes

St. Teresa
What a great favor God does to those He places in the company of good people!
St. Teresa
#Company

St. Teresa
Prayer is nothing else than being on terms of friendship with God.
St. Teresa
#Advise

St. Teresa
How is it, Lord, that we are cowards in everything save in opposing Thee?
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#Coward And Cowardice

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

St. Teresa
Be gentle to all, and stern with yourself.
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#Kindness

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Let nothing disturb thee; Let nothing dismay thee; All thing pass; God never changes. Patience attains All that it strives for. He who has God Finds he lacks nothing:God alone suffices.
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#God

St. Teresa
Accustom yourself continually to make many acts of love, for they enkindle and melt the soul.
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#Quotes

St. Teresa
Pain is never permanent
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#Pain

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More tears are shed over answered prayers than unanswered ones.
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#Prayer #Tears

St. Teresa
It is true that we cannot be free from sin, but at least let our sins not be always the same.
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#Sin

St. Teresa
Let nothing disturb thee, nothing affright thee; all things are passing; God never changeth.
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#Faith

St. Teresa
Remember that you have only one soul; that you have only one death to die; that you have only one life. . . . If you do this, there will be many things about which you care nothing.
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#Appreciation

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The feeling remains that God is on the journey, too.
St. Teresa
#God #Christian

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Untilled soil, however fertile it may be, will bear thistles and thorns; and so it is with man's mind.
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#Mind

St. Teresa
To reach something good it is very useful to have gone astray, and thus acquire experience.
St. Teresa
#Experience

St. Teresa
Do not dismayed daughters, at the number of things which you have to consider before setting out on this divine journey, which is the royal road to heaven. By taking this road we gain such precious treasures that it is no wonder if the cost seems to us a high one. The time will come when we shall realize that all we have paid has been nothing at all by comparison with the greatness of our prizes.
St. Teresa
#Daughters

St. Teresa
Take God for your spouse and friend and walk with Him continually, and you will not sin, will learn to love, and the things you must do will work out prosperously for you.
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#God

St. Teresa
It is here, my daughters, that love is to be found / not hidden away in corners but in the midst of occasions of sin. And believe me, although we may more often fail and commit small lapses, our gain will be incomparably the greater.
St. Teresa
#Daughters

St. Teresa
We know only that we are living in these bodies and have a vague idea, because we have heard it, and because our faith tells us so, that we possess souls. As to what good qualities there may be in our souls, or who dwells within them, or how precious they are, those are things which seldom consider and so we trouble little about carefully preserving the soul's beauty.
St. Teresa
#Beauty #Living

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O my God, what must a soul be like when it is in this state! It longs to be all one tongue with which to praise the Lord. It utters a thousand pious follies, in a continuous endeavor to please Him who thus possesses it.
St. Teresa
#God #Ecstasy

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God aids the valiant...both to you and to me He will give the help needed.
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#God

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Patient endurance attaineth to all things; who God possesseth in nothing is wanting; alone God sufficeth.
St. Teresa
#Endurance

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Learn to self-conquest, persevere thus for a time, and you will perceive very clearly the advantage which you gain from it. As soon you apply yourself to orison, you will at once feel your senses gather themselves together: they seem like bees which
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#Conquest

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There are more tears shed over answered prayers than over unanswered prayers.
St. Teresa
#Prayer #Tears

St. Teresa
the pain was so sharp that it made me utter several moans; and so excessive was the sweetness caused me by this intense pain that one can never wish to lose it.
St. Teresa
#Pain