"God gave us faculties for our use each of them will receive its proper reward. Then do not let us try to charm them to sleep, but permit them to do their work until divinely called to something higher."
"Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right."Saint Teresa of Avila on Abraham Lincoln
"We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls."Saint Teresa of Avila on Mother Teresa
"When the solution is simple, God is answering."Saint Teresa of Avila on Albert Einstein
"While I know myself as a creation of God, I am also obligated to realize and remember that everyone else and everything else are also God's creation."Saint Teresa of Avila on Maya Angelou
"Never trust anyone completely but God. Love people, but put your full trust only in God."Saint Teresa of Avila on Lawrence Welk
"To have courage for whatever comes in life - everything lies in that."
"To reach something good it is very useful to have gone astray, and thus acquire experience."
"I do not fear Satan half so much as I fear those who fear him."
"For prayer is nothing else than being on terms of friendship with God."
"We can only learn to know ourselves and do what we can - namely, surrender our will and fulfill God's will in us."