Mother Teresa Quotes





“Being unwanted, unloved uncared for forgotten by everybody I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“Spread love everywhere you go: First of all in your own house… let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“Don’t expect your friend to be a perfect person. But, help your friend to become a perfect person that’s true friendship.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“Peace begins with a smile.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“The most terrible poverty is loneliness and the feeling of being unloved.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“This is the meaning of true love, to give until it heart.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“God has not called me to be successful. He called me to be faithful.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“If you judge people, you have no time to love them.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“Some people come in your life as blessings. Some come in your life as lessons.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“Even the rich are hungry for love, for being cared for, for being wanted, for having someone to call their own.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do… but how much love we put in that action.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“It’s not how much we give but how much love we put into giving.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“If you want to bring happiness to the whole world, go home and love your family.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“Never worry about numbers, help one person at a time, and always start with the person nearest you.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“I know god will not give me anything I can’t handle. I just wish god wouldn’t trust me so much.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“Pain and suffering have come in to your life, but remember pain, sorrow, suffering are but the kiss of jesus. A sign that you have come so close to him that he can kiss you.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“Any country that accepts abortion is not teaching it’s people to love, but to use any violence to get what they want.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“We must not be surprised when we hear of murders, of killings, of war of hatred. If a mother can kill her own child, what is left but for us to kill each others?”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“It is not how much we do, but how much we love we put in the doing, it is not how much we give, but how much love we put in the giving.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“God doesn’t require us to succeed; he only requires that you try.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“I can do things you cannot, you can do things I cannot; together we can do great things.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are true endless.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“Be faithful small things because it is in them that your strength lies.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“In silence we are filled with the energy of god that makes us do all things in joy.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“Go out into the world today and love the people you meet. Let your presence light new light in the hearts of people.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“I try to give to the poor people for love what the rich could get for money. No I wouldn’t touch a leper for a thousand pounds; yet I willingly cure him for the love of god.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“It is a kingly act to assist the fallen.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“Prayer is not asking. Prayer is putting oneself in the hands of god, at his disposition, and listening to his voice in the depth of our hearts.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“When did mother Teresa begin daily Eucharistic adoration with her sister?”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“If you do something out of duty it will deplete you but if you do something out of love it will energize you.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“Sometimes you will come across something falsely attributed to a famous person on the internet. Attribute it to them anyway.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“Be happy in the moment, that’s enough. Each moment is all we need, not more.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“You should never lose heart. God is merciful and kind. He has endowed you with the best gift smile, which can make million happy.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“Love is a fruit in season at all times, and within reach of every hand.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“Let us not be satisfied with just giving money. Money is not enough, money can be got, but they need your hearts to love them. So, spread your love everywhere you go.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“The good you do today, people will often forget tomorrow. Do good anyway.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“It is easy to love the people far away. It is not always easy to love those close to us. Bring love into your home for this is where our love for each other must start.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“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.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“It is a poverty to decide that a child must die so that you may live as you wish.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“Intense love does not measure, it just gives.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“I have found the paradox that if you love until it can no more hurt, only more love.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“Give of your hands to serve and your hearts to love.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“I prefer you to make mistake in kindness than work miracles in unkindness.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“If I ever become a saint I surely be one of darkness, I will continually be absent from heaven to light the light of those in darkness on earth.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“I am a little pencil in the hand of a writing god who is sending a love letter to the world.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“Three things in human life are important. The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. The third is to be kind.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“When a poor person dies of hunger it has not happened because god did not take care of him or her. It has happened because neither you nor I wanted to give that person what he or she needed.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“Give yourself fully to god. He will use you to accomplish great thing on the condition that you believe much more in his love than in your own weakness.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“I go of my free choice, with the blessing of obedience.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“Everyone can do something.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“Life is a game, play it.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“Each of us is merely a small instrument; all of us, after accomplishing our mission will disappear.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“Everything that is not given is lost.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“Without patience, we will learn less in life. We will see less. We will feel less. We will hear less. Ironically, rush and more usually mean less.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“Each one of them is jesus in disguise.”

-Mother Teresa

 

 

“A life not lived for others is not a life.”

-Mother Teresa