Mother Teresa Quotes

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 devotion come in - that we do it to God, to Christ, and that's why we try to do it as beautifully as possible.

Mother Teresa

One must really have suffered oneself to help others.

Mother Teresa

Sweetest Lord, make me appreciative of the dignity of my high vocation, and its many responsibilities. Never permit me to disgrace it by giving way to coldness, unkindness, or impatience.

Mother Teresa

Each of us is merely a small instrument; all of us, after accomplishing our mission, will disappear.

Mother Teresa

Life is a promise; fulfill it.

Mother Teresa

It is a poverty to decide that a child must die so that you may live as you wish.

Mother Teresa

To keep a lamp burning, we have to keep putting oil in it.

Mother Teresa

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

Mother Teresa

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.

Mother Teresa

I know God will not give me anything I canít handle. I just wish that He didnít trust me so much

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

It is impossible to walk rapidly and be unhappy.

Mother Teresa

I only feel angry when I see waste. When I see people throwing away things we could use.

Mother Teresa

In a matter of days, you'll see serious sickness, malnutrition and even starvation.

Mother Teresa

It is poverty to decide that a child must die so that you may live as you wish.

Mother Teresa

Keep in mind that our community is not composed of those who are already saints, but of those who are trying to become saints. Therefore let us be extremely patient with each other's faults and failures.

Mother Teresa

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