John of the Cross quotes

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In a real dark night of the soul it is always three o'clock in the morning, day after day.
I know of only one mystical poem that is satisfactorily successful, The Obscure Night of the Soul, by St. John of the Cross. In th ...
The old men of the village of Mahotière say that the Mistress of the Water is a mulatto woman. At midnight she comes out of the s ...
Almost everything we call "higher culture" is based on the spiritualization of cruelty, on its becoming more profound: this is my ...
You of the top hat,
Mr. God,
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The Red Cross in its nature, it aims and purposes, and consequently, its methods, is unlike any other organization in the country. ...
Although its growth may seem to have been slow, it is to be remembered that it is not a shrub, or plant, to shoot up in the summer ...
Firm, faithful, and devoted, full of energy and zeal, and truth, he labours for his race; he clears their painful way to improveme ...
The souls did from their bodies fly--
They fled to bliss or woe!
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There is a mountain in the distant West
That, sun-defying, in its deep ravines
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