Mother Teresa: Words Of Wisdom
Quotes From Mother Teresa
Mother Teresa was a loving and giving person who did a lot to try and stop the suffering throughout the world. You can read more about this glorious human being and the good deeds that she become famous for here.
"It is not the magnitude of our actions but the amount of love that is put into them that matters."
"Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do...but how much love we put in that action."
"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."
(Repeat this quote to yourself the next time you feel a problem is too big and overwhelming for you to make much of a difference.)
"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."
"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 had a wonderful sense of humor! This quote says so much about the woman and her spirit. Her faith and her love for the world drove her even when the obstacles were stacked against her.)
"Each one of them is Jesus in disguise"
"If you judge people, you have no time to love them."
"If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one."
"Do not think that love, in order to be genuine, has to be extraordinary. What we need is to love without getting tired."
"I am not sure exactly what heaven will be like, but I do know that when we die and it comes tiem 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?"
"One of the greatest disease is to be nobody to anybody."
"If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other."
"It is a poverty to decide that a child must die so that you may live as you wish."
"Everybody today seems to be in such a terrible rush, anxious for greater developments and greater riches and so on, so that children have very little time for their parents. Parents have very little time for each other, and in the home begins the disruption of peace of the world."
"Everytime you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing."
"We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do."
"There are no great things, only small things with great love. Happy are those."
"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 own home. Bring love into your home for this is where our love for each other must start."
"Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier."