St. Teresa of Avila Quotes

“Accustom yourself continually to make many acts of love, for they enkindle and melt the soul.” ~St. Teresa of Avila

“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 of Avila

“It is love alone that gives worth to all things.” ~St. Teresa of Avila

“Learn to selfconquest, persevere thus for a time, and you will perceive very clearly the advantage which you gain from it.” ~St. Teresa of Avila

“To have courage for whatever comes in life – everything lies in that.” ~St. Teresa of Avila