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“An 'I' without a body is a possibility. But a body without an 'I' is utterly impossible.”
“Woman naturally seeks to embrace that which is living, personal, and whole. To cherish, guard, protect, nourish and advance growth is her natural, maternal yearning.”
“... the deeper one is drawn into God, the more one must 'go out of oneself'; that is, one must go to the world in order to carry the divine life into it.”
“During my years in the Gymnasium and as a young student, I was a radical feminist.”
“Usually one gets a heavier cross when one attempts to get rid of an old one.”
“Energy apparently increases with the amount of work to be done. When nothing of burning urgency is waiting, it decreases much sooner. Heaven seems to understand such economy.”
Edith Stein, German philosopher, Carmelite nun, Auschwitz victim
(1891 - 1942)