Mother Teresa Quotes collection...

26th August,1910 - 5th September,1997
As the founder of the Missionaries of Charity in Kolkata, India, Mother Teresa is the epitome of compassion and love. Her life is a saga of courage and endurance. It is an inspiration for people devoted to the service of God and humanity. Winner of the Nobel Prize in 1979, Mother Teresa dedicated herself to the service of the poor till the end of her life. Teresa was not just any nun, she was peace personified.

Mother Teresa Quotes

  • Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person.
  • Do not think that love, in order to be genuine, has to be extraordinary. What we need is to love without getting tired.
  • Everytime you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.
  • I am a little pencil in the hand of a writing God who is sending a love letter to the world.
  • I do not pray for success, I ask for faithfulness. Mother Teresa Quotes
  • One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
  • Good works are links that form a chain of love. Mother Teresa Quotes
  • The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread.
  • 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.
  • Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do… but how much love we put in that action.
  • It is not the magnitude of our actions but the amount of love that is put into them that matters.
  • Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls. A joyful heart is the inevitable result of a heart burning with love.
  • If you can’t feed a hundred people, then just feed one. Mother Teresa Quotes
  • We cannot do great things on this Earth, only small things with great love.
  • Jesus said love one another. He didn’t say love the whole world.
  • I know God will not give me anything I can’t handle. I just wish that He didn’t trust me so much.
  • Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Mother Teresa Quotes
  • Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
  • God doesn’t require us to succeed; he only requires that you try. Mother Teresa Quotes
  • I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.
  • Love
    A joyful heart is the inevitable result of a heart burning with love.
  • God
    Each one of them is Jesus in disguise. Mother Teresa Quotes
  • Love
    God told us, “Love your neighbor as yourself.” So first I am to love myself rightly, and then to love my neighbor like that. But how can I love myself unless I accept myself as God has made me?
  • Loyalty
    I do not pray for success, I ask for faithfulness. Mother Teresa Quotes
  • Neighbor
    I want you to be concerned about your next door neighbor. Do you know your next door neighbor?
  • Deeds
    Good works are links that form a chain of love. Mother Teresa Quotes
  • God
    Words which do not give the light of Christ increase the darkness.
  • Service to Humanity
    We are not social workers. We may be doing social work in the eyes of some people, but we must be contemplatives in the heart of the world.
  • Duty
    Holiness is not the luxury of the few; it is a simply duty, for you and for me. Mother Teresa Quotes
  • Service to Humanity
    Get to know the poor in your country. Love them. Serve them.
  • God
    I know God will not give me anything I can’t handle. I just wish that He didn’t trust me so much.
  • On Abortion
    How can there be too many children? That is like saying there are too many flowers.
  • On Peace
    If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other. Mother Teresa Quotes
  • On Poverty
    The most terrible poverty is loneliness and the feeling of being unloved.
  • On Service to Humanity
    If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
  • On Service to Humanity
    It is a kingly act to assist the fallen.
    On Love

    Love is like a fruit in season at all times. Love can warm three winter months.On Peace
    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.
    Love
    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.

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

    Love
    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.

    Poverty
    Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty.

    Attitude
    I think I’m more difficult than critical. Mother Teresa Quotes

    Love
    One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody. Mother Teresa Quotes

    Love
    The biggest disease today is not leprosy or tuberculosis but rather the feeling of being unwanted, uncared for and deserted by everybody

    Service to Humanity
    The miracle is not that we do this work, but that we are happy to do it.

    Work
    There is always the danger that we may just do the work for the sake of the work. This is where the respect and the love and the devoticome in — that we do it to God, to Christ, and that’s why we try to do it as beautifully as possible.
  • Love
    God has created us to love and to be loved, and this is the beginning of prayer; to know that he loves me, that I have been created for greater things.
  • Poverty
    Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody — I think that is a much greater hunger — a much greater poverty than the perswho has nothing to eat.
  • God
    When you look at electrical things you can see that they are made of small and big wires, cheap and expensive all lined up. Until the current runs through them there will be no light. Those wires are you and me and the current is God. We have the power to let the current pass through us, use us and produce the light of the world or we can refuse to be used and allow darkness to spread.
  • Failure
    Do not allow yourselves to be disheartened by any failure as long as you have done your best.
  • Love
    Intense love does not measure, it just gives. Mother Teresa Quotes
  • Happiness
    Let no one come to you without leaving better and happier. Mother Teresa Quotes.
  • Love
    Love begins by taking care of the closest ones… the ones at home. Mother Teresa Quotes
  • God
    Prayer enlarges the heart until it is capable of containing God’s gift of himself.
  • Family
    The family that prays together stays together, and if they stay together they will love one another as God has loved each one of them. And works of love are always works of peace.
  • Love
    Do not think that love, in order to be genuine, has to be extraordinary. What we need is to love without getting tired.
  • Love
    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.
  • Love
    I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.
  • Love
    In this life we cannot do great things. We can only do small things with great love.
  • Love
    Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.
  • Cleanliness
    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.
  • Happiness
    It is impossible to walk rapidly and be unhappy. Mother Teresa Quotes.
  • Love
    Let us more and more insist raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace. Money will come if we seek first the kingdom of God; the rest will be given. Mother Teresa Quotes

  • Service to Humanity
    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.
  • Love
    If you judge people, you have no time to love them. Mother Teresa Quotes
  • Kindness
    Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person… a beautiful thing.
  • Self
    I am a little pencil in the hand of a writing God who is sending a love letter to the world.
  • Love
    Jesus said love one another. He didn’t say love the whole world. Mother Teresa Quotes
  • Poverty
    We think sometimes that poverty is only being hungry, naked and homeless. The poverty of being unwanted, unloved and uncared for is the greatest poverty. We must start in our own homes to remedy this kind of poverty.
  • God
    Many people mistake our work for our vocation. Our vocation is the love of Jesus.
  • Work
    What I can do, you cannot. What you can do, I cannot. But together we can do something beautiful for God.
  • Peace
    Peace begins with a smile. Only God knows our true needs

  • Service to Humanity
    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.