Peace begins with a smile.
Live simply so others may simply live. – Mother Teresa
If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
It is a kingly act to assist the fallen. – Mother Teresa
I think I’m more difficult than critical. – Mother Teresa
A life not lived for others is not a life. – Mother Teresa
Do ordinary things with extraordinary love. – Mother Teresa
Intense love does not measure, it just gives. – Mother Teresa
Good works are links that form a chain of love. – Mother Teresa
I do not pray for success, I ask for faithfulness. – Mother Teresa
If you judge people, you have no time to love them. – Mother Teresa
Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person. – Mother Teresa
If we really want to love we must learn how to forgive. – Mother Teresa
Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person. – Mother Teresa
If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one. – Mother Teresa
If you find happiness, people may be jealous. Be happy anyway. ― Mother Teresa
God doesn’t require us to succeed; he only requires that you try. – Mother Teresa
Life is a game, play it… Life is too precious, do not destroy it. – Mother Teresa
Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.
Love is a fruit in season at all times, and within reach of every hand. – Mother Teresa
I know God won’t give me anything I can’t handle. I just wish he didn’t trust me so much.
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty. – Mother Teresa
Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies. – Mother Teresa
Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do… but how much love we put in that action.
Joy is prayer; joy is strength: joy is love; joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
Nothing makes you happier than when you really reach out in mercy to someone who is badly hurt.
Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless. – Mother Teresa
Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love. – Mother Teresa
If you are honest and frank, people may cheat you; Be honest and frank anyway. – Mother Teresa
It is a poverty to decide that a child must die so that you may live as you wish. – Mother Teresa
Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love. – Mother Teresa
If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other. – Mother Teresa
Peace begins with a smile. I will never understand all the good that a simple smile can accomplish.
There are many people who can do big things, but there are very few people who will do the small things.
I can do things you cannot, you can do things I cannot; together we can do great things. – Mother Teresa
I know God won’t give me anything I can’t handle. I just wish he didn’t trust me so much. – 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
I want you to be concerned about your next door neighbor. Do you know your next door neighbor? Mother Teresa
If you are discouraged, it is a sign of pride because it shows you trust in your own powers. ― Mother Teresa
It is only when you realize your nothingness, your emptiness, that God can fill you with Himself. ― Mother Teresa
It is not the magnitude of our actions but the amount of love that is put into them that matters. – Mother Teresa
Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing. – Mother Teresa
Your true character is most accurately measured by how you treat those who can do ‘Nothing’ for you. – Mother Teresa
I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love. – Mother Teresa
If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are. – Mother Teresa
The openness of our hearts and minds can be measured by how wide we draw the circle of what we call family. – 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.
Any country that accepts abortion is not teaching its people to love but to use violence to get what they want. – 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
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
Do not think that love, in order to be genuine, has to be extraordinary. What we need is to love without getting tired. – Mother Teresa
If we want a love message to be heard, it has got to be sent out. To keep a lamp burning, we have to keep putting oil in it. – 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
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
I never look at the masses as my responsibility. I look at the individual. I can love only one person at a time. I can feed only one person at a time. Just one, one, one. – Mother Teresa
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.
Our life of poverty is as necessary as the work itself. Only in heaven will we see how much we owe to the poor for helping us to love God better because of them.
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
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
Let us touch the dying, the poor, the lonely and the unwanted according to the graces we have received and let us not be ashamed or slow to do the humble work. – Mother Teresa
Our life of poverty is as necessary as the work itself. Only in heaven will we see how much we owe to the poor for helping us to love God better because of them. – Mother Teresa
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 to grow up in greater love for each other. – Mother Teresa
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 that we could use. – Mother Teresa
The success of love is in the loving – it is not in the result of loving. Of course it is natural in love to want the best for the other person, but whether it turns out that way or not does not determine the value of what we have done. – Mother Teres
Please choose the way of peace. In the short term there may be winners and losers in this war that we all dread. But that never can, or never will justify the suffering, pain and loss of life your weapons will cause. – Mother Teresa
I have never been in a war before, but I have seen famine and death. I was asking (myself) what do they feel when they do this? I don’t understand it. They are all children of God. Why do they do it? I don’t understand. – Mother Teresa
At the moment of death we will not be judged according to the number of good deeds we have done or by the diplomas we have received in our lifetime. We will be judged according to the love we have put into our work. ― Mother Teresa
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature – trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence… We need silence to be able to touch souls. – Mother Teresa