"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."
"When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace."Saint Teresa of Avila on Jimi Hendrix
"An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind."Saint Teresa of Avila on Mahatma Gandhi
"If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other."Saint Teresa of Avila on Mother Teresa
"I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality... I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word."Saint Teresa of Avila on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one."Saint Teresa of Avila on John Lennon
"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."