Saint Teresa of Ávila Quotes

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Patience attains all it strives for.
— Saint Teresa of Ávila
Prayer in my opinion is nothing else than an intimate sharing between friends.


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


The important thing is not to think much, but to love much, and so to do what best awakens us to love.
— Saint Teresa of Ávila


Humility must always be doing its work like a bee making its honey in the hive: without humility all will be lost.


When you have grown still on purpose while everything around you is asking for your chaos, you will find the doors between every room of this interior castle thrown open, the path home to your true love unobstructed after all.
— Saint Teresa of Ávila