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The devil put before me that I could not endure the trials of the religious life, because of my delicate nurture. I defended myself against him by alleging the trials which Christ endured, and that it was not much for me to suffer something for His sake; besides, He would help me to bear it.

Saint Teresa of Avila

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Author Profession: Saint
Nationality: Spanish
Born: March 28, 1515
Died: October 4, 1582

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