Mother teresa quotes

Best Mother Teresa Quotes and Sayings

Mother Teresa Quotes

Known as the greatest Saint Teresa of Calcutta, Mother Teresa was an Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary. Today we’ll share some of the best Mother Teresa quotes and golden sayings.

  • Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.
  • Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
  • If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.
  • If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
  • Peace begins with a smile..
  • “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.”
  • We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • “I know God won’t give me anything I can’t handle. I just wish he didn’t trust me so much.”
  • “Live simply so others may simply live.”
  • “I want you to be concerned about your next door neighbor. Do you know your next door neighbor?”
  • “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.”
  • “God doesn’t require us to succeed, he only requires that you try.”
  • “One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.”
  • “The miracle is not that we do this work, but that we are happy to do it.”

Mother Teresa Quotes about love for Humanity

  • Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.
  • Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love
  • There are no great things, only small things with great love. Happy are those.”Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do… but how much love we put in that action.”
  • “Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.”
  • “If you judge people, you have no time to love them.”
  • “If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one.”
  • “Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.”
  • “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.”
  • “If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.”
  • “I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.”
  • “Intense love does not measure, it just gives.”
  • “Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.”
  • “Even the rich are hungry for love, for being cared for, for being wanted, for having someone to call their own.”