„I find that trials help very much in detaching us from this earth. They make us look higher than this world. Here below, nothing can satisfy us. We cannot enjoy a little rest except in being ready to do God's will. [-] Truly, life isn't cheerful. It is very difficult to be attached to it. Au revoir, dear Pauline, my Confidante.“

—  Teresa de Lisieux, March 18(?), 1888
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Teresa de Lisieux
religiosa carmelita francesa. Santa de la Iglesia Católica 1873 - 1897

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„Perhaps we cannot prevent this world from being a world in which children are tortured. But we can reduce the number of tortured children. And if you don’t help us, who else in the world can help us do this?“

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„If we are faithful to GOD in little things, we shall gain experience and strength that will be helpful to us in the more serious trials of life.“

—  James Hudson Taylor Missionary in China 1832 - 1905
(J. Hudson Taylor. A Retrospect. Philadelphia: China Inland Mission, n.d., 20).

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—  James Anthony Froude English historian, novelist, biographer, and editor of Fraser's Magazine 1818 - 1894
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