Juana Inés de la Cruz

Juana
Inés de la Cruz
1648
1695

Spanish Nun, Scholar and Poet

Author Quotes

The greater evil who is in- when both in wayward paths are straying? The poor sinner for the pain or he who pays for the sin?

As love is union, it knows no extremes of distance.

Everything that you receive is not measured according to its actual size, but, rather that of the receiving vessel.

In my opinion, better far it be to destroy vanity within my life than to destroy my life in vanity.

Author Picture
First Name
Juana
Last Name
Inés de la Cruz
Birth Date
1648
Death Date
1695
Bio

Spanish Nun, Scholar and Poet