August 26, 1910 - September 5, 1997


77 Greatest Quotes By Mother Teresa

If you want to change the world, go home and love your family. Mother Teresa
The biggest disease today is not leprosy or tuberculosis, but rather the feeling of being unwanted. Mother Teresa
I don't do great things. I do small things with great love. Mother Teresa
Smiling novices. I can hear the music of your laughter of joy. Learn, my children, to be holy, for true holiness consists of doing God's work with a smile. Mother Teresa
Love begins by taking care of the closest ones - the ones at home. Mother Teresa
The dying, the cripple, the mental, the unwanted, the unloved-- they are Jesus in disguise. Mother Teresa
I can do things you cannot, you can do things I cannot; together we can do great things. Mother Teresa
Be happy in the moment, that's enough. Each moment is all we need, not more. Mother Teresa
I want you to be concerned about your next door neighbor. Do you know your next door neighbor? Mother Teresa
Never worry about numbers. Help one person at a time and always start with the person nearest you. Mother Teresa
If you judge people, you have no time to love them. Mother Teresa
Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing. Mother Teresa
Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love. Mother Teresa
Don't expect your friend to be a perfect person. Help your friend to become a perfect person. That is true friendship. Mother Teresa
Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin. Mother Teresa
None of us, including me, ever do great things. But we can all do small things, with great love, and together we can do something wonderful. Mother Teresa
If a mother can kill her own child - what is left for me to kill you and you to kill me - there is nothing between. Mother Teresa
When you have nothing left but God,you have more than enough to start over again. 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
Whenever you share love with others, you'll notice the peace that comes to you and to them. Mother Teresa
I used to believe that prayer changes things, but now I know that prayer changes us, and we change things. Mother Teresa
I trust that God wouldn't give me more than I can handle. I just wish he didn't have such faith in me. Mother Teresa
Your true character Is most accurately measured by how you treat those who can do 'Nothing' for you. Mother Teresa
Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier. Mother Teresa
Some people come in our life as blessings. Some come in your life as lessons. Mother Teresa
There is no key to happiness; the door is always open. Mother Teresa
Words which do not give the light of Christ increase the darkness. Mother Teresa
Love is a fruit in season at all times, and within reach of every hand. Mother Teresa
There is a light in this world, a healing spirit more powerful than any darkness we may encounter. Mother Teresa
God does not create poverty; we do, because we do not share. 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
Intense love does not measure, it just gives. Mother Teresa
Whatever our religion, we know that if we really want to love, we must first learn to forgive before anything else. Mother Teresa
The highest form of worship is to find the least among you and treat them like Jesus. Mother Teresa
I think it is very good when people suffer. To me that is like the kiss of Jesus. . Mother Teresa
If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one. Mother Teresa
The problem with the world is that we draw the circle of our family too small. Mother Teresa
We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do. Mother Teresa
I would rather make mistakes in kindness and compassion than work miracles in unkindness and hardness. Mother Teresa
If you 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
May God break my heart so completely that the whole world falls in. Mother Teresa
At the heart of silence is prayer. At the heart of prayer is faith. At the heart of faith is life. At the heart of life is service. Mother Teresa
Any country that accepts abortion is not teaching its people to love but to use violence to get what they want. Mother Teresa
Unless a life is lived for others, it is not worthwhile. Mother Teresa
God didn't call me to be successful, He called me to be faithful. Mother Teresa
If each of us would only sweep our own doorstep, the whole World would be clean. 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
Be the living expression of God's kindness; kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile. Mother Teresa