Mother Teresa Quotes
Most popular Mother Teresa Quotes
Love begins at home.
Peace begins with a smile.
Love in action is service.
God loves a cheerful giver.
I see God in every human being.
Where there is a love, there is a joy.
Let us always meet each other with a smile.
One filled with joy preaches without preaching.
I do not pray for success, I ask for faithfulness.
If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
What I do you cannot do; but what you do, I cannot do.
If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person.
We can do no great things; only small things with great love.
Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier.
Kindness has converted more people than zeal, science, or eloquence.
It is not how much we do . . . but how much love we put in that action.
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty.
Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.
I prefer you to make mistakes in kindness than work miracles in unkindness.
Love is a fruit in season at all times, and within the reach of every hand.
Kind words can be short and easy to speak but their echoes are truly endless.
Many people mistake our work for our vocation. Our vocation is the love of Jesus.
Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.
If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.
Loneliness and the feeling of being uncared for and unwanted are the greatest poverty.
I'm a little pencil in the hand of a writing God, who is sending a love letter to the world.
I always say I am a little pencil in God's hands. He does the thinking. He does the writing.
The biggest disease today is not leprosy or tuberculosis, but rather the feeling of being unwanted.
Let nothing perturb you, nothing frighten you. All things pass. God does not change. Patience achieves everything.
We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop.
How many times have we picked up in the streets human beings who had been living like animals and were longing to die like angels!
There is hunger for ordinary bread, and there is hunger for love, for kindness, for thoughtfulness; and this is the great poverty.
The worst illness today is not leprosy or tuberculosis, but the sense of being unwanted, of not being loved, of being abandoned by all.
Duty is a very personal thing. It is what comes from knowing the need to take action and not just a need to urge others to do something.
Charity, to be fruitful, must cost us. Give until it hurts. To love it is necessary to give; to give it is necessary to be free from selfishness.
Riches, both material and spiritual, can choke you if you do not use them fairly. For not even God can put anything in a heart that is already full.
Joy is prayer; joy is strength; joy is love. Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls. God loves a cheerful giver. She gives most who gives with joy.
There must be a reason why some people can afford to live well. They must have worked for it. I only feel angry when I see waste. When I see people throwing away things we could see.
Sweetest Lord, make me appreciative of the dignity of my high vocation, and its many responsibilities. Never permit me to disgrace it by giving way to coldness, unkindness, or impatience.
Smile at each other, smile at your wife, smile at your husband, smile at your children, smile at each other - it doesn't matter who it is - and that will help you to grow up in greater love for each other.
Love is a fruit in season at all times, and within reach of every hand.
Love is a fruit, in season at all times and within the reach of every hand. Anyone may gather it and no limit is set.