Quotation by Teresa Of Avila, Saint

O my God, what must a soul be like when it is in this state! It longs to be all one tongue with which to praise the Lord. It utters a thousand pious follies, in a continuous endeavor to please Him who thus possesses it.
Teresa Of Avila, Saint (1515–1582), Spanish nun, mystic. Life, ch. 16, trans. by Cohen (1957).
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