Quotation Explorer - 'Mother Teresa'

You will never truly realize God is all you need until He becomes all you have. - Mother Teresa
Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies. - Mother Teresa
How can there be too many children? That is like saying there are too many flowers." ~ of Calcutta - Mother Teresa
The problem with the world is that we draw the circle of our family too small. - Mother Teresa
I think it is very good when people suffer. To me that is like the kiss of Jesus. - Mother Teresa
A sacrifice to be real must cost, must hurt, and must empty ourselves. Give yourself fully to God. He will use you to accomplish great things on the condition that you believe much more in his love than in your weakness. - Mother Teresa
Joy is prayer - Joy is strength - Joy is love - Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls. - Mother Teresa
Love is not patronizing and charity isn't about pity, it is about love. Charity and love are the same -- with charity you give love, so don't just give money but reach out your hand instead. - Mother Teresa
The more you have, the more you are occupied, the less you give. But the less you have the more free you are. Poverty for us is a freedom. It is not mortification, a penance. It is joyful freedom. There is no television here, no this, no that. But we are perfectly happy. - Mother Teresa
I'm a little pencil in the hand of a writing God, who is sending a love letter to the world. - Mother Teresa
In the final analysis it is between you and God, it was never between you and them anyway. - Mother Teresa
Profound joy of the heart is like a magnet that indicates the path of life. - 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
The most terrible poverty is loneliness and the feeling of being unloved. - Mother Teresa
The Simple PathSilence is PrayerPrayer is FaithFaith is LoveLove is ServiceThe Fruit of Service is Peace - Mother Teresa
The way you help heal the world is you start with your own family. - Mother Teresa
Peace begins with a smile.. - Mother Teresa
You can find Calcutta anywhere in the world. You only need two eyes to see. Everywhere in the world there are people that are not loved, people that are not wanted nor desired, people that no one will help, people that are pushed away or forgotten. And this is the greatest poverty. - Mother Teresa
I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love. - Mother Teresa
Prayer makes your heart bigger, until it is capable of containing the gift of God himself. Prayer begets faith, faith begets love, and love begets service on behalf of the poor. - Mother Teresa
We are all pencils in the hand of God. - Mother Teresa
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, nor never will justify the suffering, pain and loss of life your weapons will cause. - Mother Teresa
Joy is strength. - Mother Teresa
God does not require that we be successful only that we be faithful. - Mother Teresa
Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness: kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile. - 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
I still think that the greatest suffering is being lonely, feeling unloved, just having no one... That is the worst disease that any human being can ever experience. - Mother Teresa
What we do is less than a drop in the ocean. But if it were missing, the ocean would lack something. - Mother Teresa
It's not how much we give, but how much love we put into giving. - Mother Teresa
I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples. - Mother Teresa
There is a terrible hunger for love. We all experience that in our lives - the pain, the loneliness. We must have the courage to recognize it. The poor you may have right in your own family. Find them. Love them. - Mother Teresa
Be happy in the moment, that's enough. Each moment is all we need, not more. - Mother Teresa
He will use you to accomplish great things on the condition that you believe much more in His love than in your weakness. - Mother Teresa
There are many in the world dying for a piece of bread, but there are many more dying for a little love. - Mother Teresa
I am not sure exactly what heaven will be like, but I know that when we die and it comes time for God to judge us, he will not ask, 'How many good things have you done in your life?' rather he will ask, 'How much love did you put into what you did? - Mother Teresa
If I look at the mass I will never act. - Mother Teresa
We must not be surprised when we hear of murders, killings, of wars, or of hatred...If a mother can kill her own child, what is left but for us to kill each other? - Mother Teresa
If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one. - Mother Teresa
Love is a fruit in season at all times and within reach of every hand. - Mother Teresa
If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other. - Mother Teresa
If you judge people you have no time to love them. - Mother Teresa
Work without love is slavery. - Mother Teresa
Be faithful in small things because it is in them your strength lies. - Mother Teresa
A beautiful death is for people who lived like animals to die like angels—loved and wanted. - Mother Teresa
It's not how much we give but how much love we put into giving. - Mother Teresa
The Lord likes small things best, especially those done with love. - Mother Teresa
Give, but give until it hurts. - Mother Teresa
Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. - Mother Teresa
Humility is truth, therefore in all sincerity we must be able to look up and say, "I can do all things in Him who strengthens me." By yourself you can do nothing, have nothing but sin, weakness and misery. All the gifts of nature and grace you have them from God. - Mother Teresa
The moment passed but the darkness is so dark, and the pain is so painful. But I accept whatever He gives and I give whatever He takes. - Mother Teresa
May God break my heart so completely that the whole world falls in. - Mother Teresa
Never let anything so fill you with sorrow as to make you forget the joy of Christ risen. - Mother Teresa
It is not what to do, but how much love we put into the doing. We can do not greats, only small things with great love." - Mother Theresa - Mother Teresa
We can do no great things; only small things with great love. - Mother Teresa
I will never attend an anti-war rally; if you have a peace rally, invite me. - Mother Teresa
In the developed countries there is a poverty of intimacy, a poverty of spirit, of loneliness, of lack of love. There is no greater sickness in the world today than that one. - Mother Teresa
Prayer is the mortar that holds our house together. - 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. - Mother Teresa
Poverty was not created by God. It is we who have caused it, you and I through our egotism. - Mother Teresa
I know God will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish that He didn't trust me so much. - Mother Teresa
It is easy to love the people far away. It is not always easy to love those close to us. It is easier to give a cup of rice to relieve hunger than to relieve the loneliness and pain of someone unloved in our home. Bring love into your home for this is where our love for each other must start. - Mother Teresa
The good you do today, people will often forget tomorrow; Do good anyway. - Mother Teresa
Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin. - Mother Teresa
I know i am touching the living body of Christ in the broken bodies of the hungry and the suffering. - Mother Teresa
Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love. - Mother Teresa
If you judge people, you have no time to love them. - Mother Teresa
I see Jesus in every human being. I say to myself, this is hungry Jesus, I must feed him. This is sick Jesus. This one has leprosy or gangrene; I must wash him and tend to him. I serve becuase I love Jesus. - Mother Teresa
Jamais comparecerei a um comício contra a guerra. Se você tiver um comício pela paz, pode me convidar. - Mother Teresa
The most terrible poverty is loneliness, and the feeling of being unloved. - Mother Teresa
I prefer you to make mistakes in kindness than work miracles in unkindness. - Mother Teresa
God hasn't called us to be successful, just faithful. - Mother Teresa
If you find serenity and happiness, some people may be jealous. Be happy anyway. - Mother Teresa
One of the realities we're all called to go through is to move from repulsion to compassion and from compassion to wonderment. - Mother Teresa
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty. - Mother Teresa
In the home begins the disruption of the peace of the world. - Mother Teresa
God doesn't require us to succeed; he only requires that you try. - Mother Teresa
Intense love does not measure, it just gives. - Mother Teresa
Joy is a net of love in which you can catch souls. - Mother Teresa
It is not how much we do, but how much love we put in the doing. It is not how much we give, but how much love is put in the giving. - Mother Teresa
Let us make one point, that we meet each other with a smile, when it is difficult to smile. Smile at each other, make time for each other in your family. - Mother Teresa
In light of heaven, the worst suffering on earth, a life full of the most atrocious tortures on earth, will be seen to be no more serious than one night in an inconvenient hotel. - Mother Teresa
There are many people who can do big things, but there are very few people who will do the small things. - Mother Teresa
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