Friday, October 15, 2010

Sixteenth Century Quote of the Week

"The body possesses this defect --
the more you give it,
the more it desires."

Saint Teresa of Avila (1515-1582),
Spanish nun and Doctor of the Church
The Way of Perfection (1566), Ch. XI, 2.


lucyp said...

Nice post for her feast.

Julianne Douglas said...

I knew you'd notice the date. ;)