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Quote: People who really want help may attack you if you help them. Help them anyway. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

People who really want help may attack you if you help them. Help them anyway.


Quote: If you are honest and frank, people may cheat you; Be honest and frank anyway. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

If you are honest and frank, people may cheat you; Be honest and frank anyway.


Quote: Holiness consists in doing God's will joyfully. Faithfulness makes saints. The spiritual life is a union with Jesus: the divine and the human giving themselves to each other. The only thing Jesus asks of us is to give ourselves to him, in total poverty and total self-forgetfulness. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of Mother Teresa quote: Holiness consists in doing God's will joyfully. Faithfulness makes saints. The spiritual life is a union with Jesus: the divine and the human giving themselves to each other. The only thing Jesus asks of us is to give ourselves to him, in total poverty and total self-forgetfulness.- black text on quotes background

Holiness consists in doing God's will joyfully. Faithfulness makes saints. The spiritual life is a union with Jesus: the divine and the human giving themselves to each other. The only thing Jesus asks of us is to give ourselves to him, in total poverty and total self-forgetfulness.


Quote: We will never know how much just a simple smile will do. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

We will never know how much just a simple smile will do.


Quote: It is only when you realize your nothingness, your emptiness, that God can fill you with Himself. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

It is only when you realize your nothingness, your emptiness, that God can fill you with Himself.


Quote: There is thing you can do but I can not and there is thing I can but you can not; so let us make something beautiful together. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

There is thing you can do but I can not and there is thing I can but you can not; so let us make something beautiful together.


Quote: A family that prays together stays together. As we are united at this moment, let us join also the prayer of all and everyone. What you can do I cannot do. And what I can do you cannot do. But all of us together are doing something beautiful for God. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

A family that prays together stays together. As we are united at this moment, let us join also the prayer of all and everyone. What you can do I cannot do. And what I can do you cannot do. But all of us together are doing something beautiful for God.


Quote: I am only a pencil in the hand of God, but it is He who writes. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

I am only a pencil in the hand of God, but it is He who writes.




Quote: Maybe if I didn't pick up that one person, I wouldn't have picked up forty-two thousand. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Maybe if I didn't pick up that one person, I wouldn't have picked up forty-two thousand.


Quote: There is no great difference in reality between one country and another, because it is always people you meet everywhere. They may look different or be dressed differently, they may have a different education or position; but they are all the same. They are all people to be loved. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of Mother Teresa quote: There is no great difference in reality between one country and another, because it is always people you meet everywhere. They may look different or be dressed differently, they may have a different education or position; but they are all the same. They are all people to be loved.- black text on quotes background

There is no great difference in reality between one country and another, because it is always people you meet everywhere. They may look different or be dressed differently, they may have a different education or position; but they are all the same. They are all people to be loved.


Quote: The more you forget yourself, the more Jesus will think of you. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

The more you forget yourself, the more Jesus will think of you.


Quote: There is a famine in America. Not a famine of food, but of love, of truth, of life. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

There is a famine in America. Not a famine of food, but of love, of truth, of life.


Quote: There is hunger for ordinary bread, and there is hunger for love, for kindness, for thoughtfulness, and this is the great poverty that makes people suffer so much. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

There is hunger for ordinary bread, and there is hunger for love, for kindness, for thoughtfulness, and this is the great poverty that makes people suffer so much.


Quote: Thoughtfulness is the beginning of great sanctity. If you learn this art of being thoughtful, you will become more and more Christ-like, for his heart was meek and he always thought of others. Our vocation, to be beautiful, must be full of thought for others. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Thoughtfulness is the beginning of great sanctity. If you learn this art of being thoughtful, you will become more and more Christ-like, for his heart was meek and he always thought of others. Our vocation, to be beautiful, must be full of thought for others.


Quote: I think that we in our family don't need bombs and guns, to destroy to bring peace -- just get together, love one another, bring that peace, that joy, that strength of presence of each other in the home. And we will be able to overcome all the evil that is in the world. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of Mother Teresa quote; white text on black background

I think that we in our family don't need bombs and guns, to destroy to bring peace -- just get together, love one another, bring that peace, that joy, that strength of presence of each other in the home. And we will be able to overcome all the evil that is in the world.








Quote: There is a tremendous strength that is growing in the world through sharing together, praying together, suffering together, and working together. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

There is a tremendous strength that is growing in the world through sharing together, praying together, suffering together, and working together.


Quote: To show great love for God and our neighbor we need not do great things. It is how much love we put in the doing that makes our offering something beautiful for God. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

To show great love for God and our neighbor we need not do great things. It is how much love we put in the doing that makes our offering something beautiful for God.


Quote: Abortion is murder in the womb...A child is a gift of God. If you do not want him, give him to me. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Abortion is murder in the womb...A child is a gift of God. If you do not want him, give him to me.


Quote: If you ever feel distressed during your day -- call upon our Lady -- just say this simple prayer: 'Mary, Mother of Jesus, please be a mother to me now.' I must admit -- this prayer has never failed me. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

If you ever feel distressed during your day -- call upon our Lady -- just say this simple prayer: 'Mary, Mother of Jesus, please be a mother to me now.' I must admit -- this prayer has never failed me.


Quote: Holiness grows so fast where there is kindness. The world is lost for want of sweetness and kindness. Do not forget we need each other. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Holiness grows so fast where there is kindness. The world is lost for want of sweetness and kindness. Do not forget we need each other.


Quote: Put your sins in the chalice for the precious blood to wash away. One drop is capable of washing away the sins of the world. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Put your sins in the chalice for the precious blood to wash away. One drop is capable of washing away the sins of the world.


Quote: If you are hungry to hear the voice of God, you will hear. To hear, you have to cut out all other things. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

If you are hungry to hear the voice of God, you will hear. To hear, you have to cut out all other things.


Quote: 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. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

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.


Quote: You may be exhausted with work, you may even kill yourself, but unless your work is interwoven with love, it is useless. To work without love is slavery. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

You may be exhausted with work, you may even kill yourself, but unless your work is interwoven with love, it is useless. To work without love is slavery.


Quote: Speak tenderly; let there be kindness in your face, in your eyes, in your smile, in the warmth of your greeting. Always have a cheerful smile. Don't only give your care, but give your heart as well. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Speak tenderly; let there be kindness in your face, in your eyes, in your smile, in the warmth of your greeting. Always have a cheerful smile. Don't only give your care, but give your heart as well.


Quote: It is a poverty to decide that a child must die so that you may live as you wish. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

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


Quote: Jesus wants me to tell you again...how much is the love He has for each one of you-beyond all what you can imagine...Not only He loves you, even more -- He longs for you. He misses you when you don't come close. He thirsts for you. He loves you always, even when you don't feel worthy. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of Mother Teresa quote: Jesus wants me to tell you again...how much is the love He has for each one of you-beyond all what you can imagine...Not only He loves you, even more -- He longs for you. He misses you when you don't come close. He thirsts for you. He loves you always, even when you don't feel worthy.- black text on quotes background

Jesus wants me to tell you again...how much is the love He has for each one of you-beyond all what you can imagine...Not only He loves you, even more -- He longs for you. He misses you when you don't come close. He thirsts for you. He loves you always, even when you don't feel worthy.


Quote: Hungry not only for bread -- but hungry for love. Naked not only for clothing -- but naked of human dignity and respect. Homeless not only for want of a home of bricks -- but homeless because of rejection. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Hungry not only for bread -- but hungry for love. Naked not only for clothing -- but naked of human dignity and respect. Homeless not only for want of a home of bricks -- but homeless because of rejection.


Quote: I will never tire of repeating this: what the poor need the most is not pity but love. They need to feel respect for their human dignity, which is neither less nor different from the dignity of any other human being. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

I will never tire of repeating this: what the poor need the most is not pity but love. They need to feel respect for their human dignity, which is neither less nor different from the dignity of any other human being.


Quote: In order to keep the lamp burning you have to keep putting the oil in it. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

In order to keep the lamp burning you have to keep putting the oil in it.


Quote: All works of love are works of peace. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

All works of love are works of peace.


Quote: I was once asked why I don't participate in anti-war demonstrations. I said that I will never do that, but as soon as you have a pro-peace rally, I'll be there. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

I was once asked why I don't participate in anti-war demonstrations. I said that I will never do that, but as soon as you have a pro-peace rally, I'll be there.


Quote: I begin each day with holy Mass, receiving Jesus hidden under the appearance of a simple piece of bread. Then I go out into the streets and I find the same Jesus hidden in the dying destitute, the AIDS patients, the lepers, the abandoned children, the hungry, and the homeless. It's the same Jesus. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of Mother Teresa quote: I begin each day with holy Mass, receiving Jesus hidden under the appearance of a simple piece of bread. Then I go out into the streets and I find the same Jesus hidden in the dying destitute, the AIDS patients, the lepers, the abandoned children, the hungry, and the homeless. It's the same Jesus.- black text on quotes background

I begin each day with holy Mass, receiving Jesus hidden under the appearance of a simple piece of bread. Then I go out into the streets and I find the same Jesus hidden in the dying destitute, the AIDS patients, the lepers, the abandoned children, the hungry, and the homeless. It's the same Jesus.


Quote: Loneliness is the leprosy of the modern world. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Loneliness is the leprosy of the modern world.


Quote: Please don't kill the child. I want the child. Please give me the child. I am willing to accept any child who would be aborted and to give that child to a married couple who will love the child and be loved by the child. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Please don't kill the child. I want the child. Please give me the child. I am willing to accept any child who would be aborted and to give that child to a married couple who will love the child and be loved by the child.


Quote: Our poor people are great people, a very lovable people, They don't need our pity and sympathy. They need our understanding love and they need our respect. We need to tell the poor that they are somebody to us that they, too, have been created, by the same loving hand of God, to love and be loved. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of Mother Teresa quote: Our poor people are great people, a very lovable people, They don't need our pity and sympathy. They need our understanding love and they need our respect. We need to tell the poor that they are somebody to us that they, too, have been created, by the same loving hand of God, to love and be loved.- black text on quotes background

Our poor people are great people, a very lovable people, They don't need our pity and sympathy. They need our understanding love and they need our respect. We need to tell the poor that they are somebody to us that they, too, have been created, by the same loving hand of God, to love and be loved.


Quote: Humility is the mother of all virtues; purity, charity and obedience. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Humility is the mother of all virtues; purity, charity and obedience.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

It is in being humble that our love becomes real, devoted and ardent. If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are. If you are blamed you will not be discouraged. If they call you a saint you will not put yourself on a pedestal.


Quote: Prayer is the mortar that holds our house together. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Prayer is the mortar that holds our house together.


Quote: If people spent one hour per week in Eucharistic Adoration, abortion would be ended. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

If people spent one hour per week in Eucharistic Adoration, abortion would be ended.


Quote: I am nothing; I am but an instrument, a tiny pencil in the hands of the Lord with which He writes what he likes. However imperfect we are, he writes beautifully. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

I am nothing; I am but an instrument, a tiny pencil in the hands of the Lord with which He writes what he likes. However imperfect we are, he writes beautifully.


Quote: I am a little pencil in God's hands. He does the thinking. He does the writing. He does everything and sometimes it is really hard because it is a broken pencil and He has to sharpen it a little more. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

I am a little pencil in God's hands. He does the thinking. He does the writing. He does everything and sometimes it is really hard because it is a broken pencil and He has to sharpen it a little more.


Quote: I am but a small pencil in the hand of a writing God. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

I am but a small pencil in the hand of a writing God.


Quote: My mother tongue is Albanian. But, I am equally fluent in Bengali and English. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

My mother tongue is Albanian. But, I am equally fluent in Bengali and English.


Quote: 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. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

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.


Quote: Our Father, here I am, at your disposal, your child, to use me to continue your loving the world, by giving Jesus to me and through me, to each other that we allow Jesus to love in us and through us with the love with which His Father loves him. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Our Father, here I am, at your disposal, your child, to use me to continue your loving the world, by giving Jesus to me and through me, to each other that we allow Jesus to love in us and through us with the love with which His Father loves him.


Quote: Since we cannot see Christ, we cannot express our love to Him. But we do see our neighbor, and we can do for him what we would do for Christ if He were visible. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Since we cannot see Christ, we cannot express our love to Him. But we do see our neighbor, and we can do for him what we would do for Christ if He were visible.


Quote: Lord give me this seeing faith, then my work will never be monotonous. I will find joy in humoring the fancies and gratifying the wishes of all poor sufferers. O beloved sick, how doubly dear you are to me, when you personify Christ; and what a privilege is mine to be allowed to tend you. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of Mother Teresa quote: Lord give me this seeing faith, then my work will never be monotonous. I will find joy in humoring the fancies and gratifying the wishes of all poor sufferers. O beloved sick, how doubly dear you are to me, when you personify Christ; and what a privilege is mine to be allowed to tend you.- black text on quotes background

Lord give me this seeing faith, then my work will never be monotonous. I will find joy in humoring the fancies and gratifying the wishes of all poor sufferers. O beloved sick, how doubly dear you are to me, when you personify Christ; and what a privilege is mine to be allowed to tend you.


Quote: The greatest destroyer of peace is abortion. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

The greatest destroyer of peace is abortion.


Quote: It is a just retribution for improper sexual misconduct. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

It is a just retribution for improper sexual misconduct.




Quote: Living intensely each present day means letting Christ dwell within you. His words are so clear: Today I would like to enter your home. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Living intensely each present day means letting Christ dwell within you. His words are so clear: Today I would like to enter your home.


Quote: We must make our homes centers of compassion and forgive endlessly. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

We must make our homes centers of compassion and forgive endlessly.


Quote: There are many people who can do big things, but there are very few people who will do the small things. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

There are many people who can do big things, but there are very few people who will do the small things.


Quote: People have forgotten what the human touch is, what it is to smile, for somebody to smile at them, somebody to recognize them, somebody to wish them well. The terrible thing is to be unwanted. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

People have forgotten what the human touch is, what it is to smile, for somebody to smile at them, somebody to recognize them, somebody to wish them well. The terrible thing is to be unwanted.


Quote: Let us not love by words alone, but let us love until it hurts. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Let us not love by words alone, but let us love until it hurts.


Quote: Sometimes it is harder for us to smile at those who live with us, the immediate members of our families, than it is to smile at those who are not so close to us. Let us never forget: love begins at home. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Sometimes it is harder for us to smile at those who live with us, the immediate members of our families, than it is to smile at those who are not so close to us. Let us never forget: love begins at home.


Quote: When you look at the Sacred Host you understand how much Jesus loves you now. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

When you look at the Sacred Host you understand how much Jesus loves you now.


Quote: You who have received so much love, show your love by protecting the sacredness of life. The sacredness of life is the greatest gifts that God has given us. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

You who have received so much love, show your love by protecting the sacredness of life. The sacredness of life is the greatest gifts that God has given us.


Quote: If you are discouraged it is a sign of pride, because it shows you trust in your own powers. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

If you are discouraged it is a sign of pride, because it shows you trust in your own powers.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

If you are discouraged it is a sign of pride, because it shows you trust in your own powers. Never bother about other people's opinions. Be humble and you will never be disturbed. Remember St. Aloysius, who said he would continue to play billiards even if he knew he was going to die. Do you play well? Sleep well? Eat well? These are duties. Nothing is small for God.




Quote: Love has a hem to her garment that reaches to the very dust. It sweeps the stains from the streets and lanes, and because it can, it must. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Love has a hem to her garment that reaches to the very dust. It sweeps the stains from the streets and lanes, and because it can, it must.


Quote: Good works are links that form a chain of love. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Good works are links that form a chain of love.


Quote: The poor give us much more than we give them. They're such strong people, living day to day with no food. And they never curse, never complain. We don't have to give them pity or sympathy. We have so much to learn from them. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

The poor give us much more than we give them. They're such strong people, living day to day with no food. And they never curse, never complain. We don't have to give them pity or sympathy. We have so much to learn from them.


Quote: Our hours of adoration will be special hours of reparation for sins, and intercession for the needs of the whole world, exposing the sin-sick and suffering humanity to the healing, sustaining and transforming rays of Jesus, radiating from the Eucharist. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Our hours of adoration will be special hours of reparation for sins, and intercession for the needs of the whole world, exposing the sin-sick and suffering humanity to the healing, sustaining and transforming rays of Jesus, radiating from the Eucharist.


Quote: Real prayer is union with God, a union as vital as that of the vine to the branch. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Real prayer is union with God, a union as vital as that of the vine to the branch.


Quote: I always say if you are afraid of them (the unborn), give them to me. Please, don't kill them. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

I always say if you are afraid of them (the unborn), give them to me. Please, don't kill them.


Quote: How do we persuade a woman not to have an abortion? As always, we must persuade her with love, and we remind ourselves that love means to be willing to give until it hurts. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

How do we persuade a woman not to have an abortion? As always, we must persuade her with love, and we remind ourselves that love means to be willing to give until it hurts.


Quote: But I feel that the greatest destroyer of peace today is abortion, because it is a war against the child, a direct killing of the innocent child, murder by the mother herself. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

But I feel that the greatest destroyer of peace today is abortion, because it is a war against the child, a direct killing of the innocent child, murder by the mother herself.


Quote: And if we can accept that a mother can kill her own child, how can we tell other people not to kill one another? by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

And if we can accept that a mother can kill her own child, how can we tell other people not to kill one another?


Quote: I feel that the greatest destroyer of peace today is abortion, because it is a war against the child, a direct killing of the innocent child, murder by the mother herself. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

I feel that the greatest destroyer of peace today is abortion, because it is a war against the child, a direct killing of the innocent child, murder by the mother herself.




Quote: Jesus loved everyone, but he loved children most of all. Today we know that unborn children are the targets of destruction. We must thank our parents for wanting us, for loving us and for taking such good care of us. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Jesus loved everyone, but he loved children most of all. Today we know that unborn children are the targets of destruction. We must thank our parents for wanting us, for loving us and for taking such good care of us.




Quote: Even when the urgent is good, the good can keep you from your best, keep you from your unique contribution, if you let it. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Even when the urgent is good, the good can keep you from your best, keep you from your unique contribution, if you let it.


Quote: Duty is a very personal thing. It is what comes from knowing the need to take action and not just a need to urge others to do something. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Duty is a very personal thing. It is what comes from knowing the need to take action and not just a need to urge others to do something.


Quote: The dying, the cripple, the mental, the unwanted, the unloved -- they are Jesus in disguise. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

The dying, the cripple, the mental, the unwanted, the unloved -- they are Jesus in disguise.




Quote: 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. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

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.


Quote: We can cure physical diseases with medicine, but the only cure for loneliness, despair, and hopelessness is love. There are many in the world who are dying for a piece of bread, but there are many more dying for a little love. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

We can cure physical diseases with medicine, but the only cure for loneliness, despair, and hopelessness is love. There are many in the world who are dying for a piece of bread, but there are many more dying for a little love.


Quote: I have come to realize more and more that the greatest disease and the greatest suffering is to be unwanted, unloved, uncared for, to be shunned by everybody, to be just nobody. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

I have come to realize more and more that the greatest disease and the greatest suffering is to be unwanted, unloved, uncared for, to be shunned by everybody, to be just nobody.


Quote: 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. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of Mother Teresa quote: 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.- black text on quotes background

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.


Quote: I repeat that the poor, the sufferers from leprosy, the rejected, the alcoholics, whom we serve, are beautiful people. Many of them have wonderful personalities. The experience which we have by serving them, we must pass on to people who have not had that wonderful experience. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of Mother Teresa quote; white text on black background

I repeat that the poor, the sufferers from leprosy, the rejected, the alcoholics, whom we serve, are beautiful people. Many of them have wonderful personalities. The experience which we have by serving them, we must pass on to people who have not had that wonderful experience.


Quote: In the poor we meet Jesus in his most distressing disguises. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

In the poor we meet Jesus in his most distressing disguises.


Quote: Mary, my dearest Mother, give me your heart so beautiful, so pure, so immaculate, your heart so full of love and humility, that I may be able to receive Jesus in the Bread of Life, love Him as you loved Hitn and serve Him in the distressing disguise of the poorest of the poor. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of Mother Teresa quote; white text on black background

Mary, my dearest Mother, give me your heart so beautiful, so pure, so immaculate, your heart so full of love and humility, that I may be able to receive Jesus in the Bread of Life, love Him as you loved Hitn and serve Him in the distressing disguise of the poorest of the poor.


Quote: We are taught from the very first moment to discover Christ under the distressing disguixe of the poor, the sick, the outcasts. Christ presents Himself to us under every disguise: the dying, the paralytic, the leper, the invalid, the orphan. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

We are taught from the very first moment to discover Christ under the distressing disguixe of the poor, the sick, the outcasts. Christ presents Himself to us under every disguise: the dying, the paralytic, the leper, the invalid, the orphan.


Quote: If each of us would only sweep our own doorstep, the whole World would be clean. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

If each of us would only sweep our own doorstep, the whole World would be clean.


Quote: A joyful heart is the normal result of a heart burning with love. She gives most who gives with joy. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

A joyful heart is the normal result of a heart burning with love. She gives most who gives with joy.


Quote: Joy must be one of the pivots of our life. It is the token of a generous personality. Sometimes it is also a mantle that clothes a life of sacrifice and self-giving. A person who has this gift often reaches high summits. He or she is like sun in a community. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Joy must be one of the pivots of our life. It is the token of a generous personality. Sometimes it is also a mantle that clothes a life of sacrifice and self-giving. A person who has this gift often reaches high summits. He or she is like sun in a community.


Quote: Joy is prayer. Joy is strength. Joy is love. Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls. God loves a cheerful giver. She gives most who gives with joy. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Joy is prayer. Joy is strength. Joy is love. Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls. God loves a cheerful giver. She gives most who gives with joy.


Quote: Life is a game, play it... Life is too precious, do not destroy it. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Life is a game, play it... Life is too precious, do not destroy it.


Quote: When a poor person dies of hunger it has not happened because God did not take care of him or her. It has happened because neither you nor I wanted to give that person what he or she needed. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

When a poor person dies of hunger it has not happened because God did not take care of him or her. It has happened because neither you nor I wanted to give that person what he or she needed.


Quote: Before you speak, it is necessary for you to listen, for God speaks in the silence of the heart. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Before you speak, it is necessary for you to listen, for God speaks in the silence of the heart.


Quote: What we need is love without getting tired. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

What we need is love without getting tired.


Quote: Some people come in our life as blessings. Some come in your life as lessons. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Some people come in our life as blessings. Some come in your life as lessons.


Quote: Love to be real, it must cost -- it must hurt -- it must empty us of self. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Love to be real, it must cost -- it must hurt -- it must empty us of self.


Quote: Prayer in action is love, love in action is service. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Prayer in action is love, love in action is service.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

Prayer in action is love, and love in action is service. Try to give unconditionally whatever a person needs in the moment. The point is to do something, however small, and show you care through your actions by giving your time ... Do not worry about why problems exist in the world -- just respond to people's needs ... We feel what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean, but that ocean would be less without that drop.


Quote: Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.


Quote: She suffers and she laughs. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

She suffers and she laughs.


Quote: Profound joy of the heart is like a magnet that indicates the path of life. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Profound joy of the heart is like a magnet that indicates the path of life.


Quote: The time you spend with Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament is the best time you will spend on earth. Each moment that you spend with Jesus will deepen your union with Him and make your soul everlastingly more glorious and beautiful in Heaven, and will help bring about everlasting peace on earth. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of Mother Teresa quote: The time you spend with Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament is the best time you will spend on earth. Each moment that you spend with Jesus will deepen your union with Him and make your soul everlastingly more glorious and beautiful in Heaven, and will help bring about everlasting peace on earth.- black text on quotes background

The time you spend with Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament is the best time you will spend on earth. Each moment that you spend with Jesus will deepen your union with Him and make your soul everlastingly more glorious and beautiful in Heaven, and will help bring about everlasting peace on earth.


Quote: 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. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

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.


Quote: 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. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

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.




Quote: Once that living love is destroyed by contraception, abortion follows very easily. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Once that living love is destroyed by contraception, abortion follows very easily.


Quote: Life's a song,sing it. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Life's a song,sing it.


Quote: If you are kind, people may accuse you of ulterior motives. Be kind anyway. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

If you are kind, people may accuse you of ulterior motives. Be kind anyway.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives: Be kind anyway. If you are successful you will win some false friends and true enemies: Succeed anyway. If you are honest and frank people will try to cheat you: Be honest anyway. What you spend years building, someone could destroy overnight: Build anyway. If you find serenity and happiness, they may be jealous of you: Be happy anyway. The good you do today, will often be forgotten by tomorrow: Do good anyway. Give the world the best you have, and it may never be enough: Give your best anyway.




Quote: There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.


Quote: Keep the corners of your mouth turned up. Speak in a low, persuasive tone. Listen; be teachable. Laugh at good stories and learn to tell them...For as long as you are green, you can grow. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Keep the corners of your mouth turned up. Speak in a low, persuasive tone. Listen; be teachable. Laugh at good stories and learn to tell them...For as long as you are green, you can grow.


Quote: We all long for heaven where God is, but we have it in our power to be in heaven with him right now-to be happy with him at this very moment. But being happy with him now means. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

We all long for heaven where God is, but we have it in our power to be in heaven with him right now-to be happy with him at this very moment. But being happy with him now means.


Quote: People are generally irrational, unreasonable and selfish. They deserve to be loved, anyway. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

People are generally irrational, unreasonable and selfish. They deserve to be loved, anyway.


Quote: Make sure that you let God's grace work in your souls by accepting whatever He gives you, and giving Him whatever He takes from you. True holiness consists in doing God's work with a smile. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Make sure that you let God's grace work in your souls by accepting whatever He gives you, and giving Him whatever He takes from you. True holiness consists in doing God's work with a smile.


Quote: I must be willing to give whatever it takes to do good to others. This requires that I be willing to give until it hurts. Otherwise, there is no true love in me, and I bring injustice, not peace, to those around me. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

I must be willing to give whatever it takes to do good to others. This requires that I be willing to give until it hurts. Otherwise, there is no true love in me, and I bring injustice, not peace, to those around me.


Quote: If you are successful, you will win some false friends and some true enemies: Succeed anyway. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

If you are successful, you will win some false friends and some true enemies: Succeed anyway.


Quote: We serve life, not because it is broken, but because it is holy. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

We serve life, not because it is broken, but because it is holy.


Quote: People ask me what advice I have for a married couple struggling in their relationship. I always answer: pray and forgive. And to young people from violent homes, I say: pray and forgive. And again, even to the single mother with no family support: pray and forgive. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of Mother Teresa quote; white text on black background

People ask me what advice I have for a married couple struggling in their relationship. I always answer: pray and forgive. And to young people from violent homes, I say: pray and forgive. And again, even to the single mother with no family support: pray and forgive.


Quote: I have a diplomatic passport for India, diplomatic passport for Albania. I have Vatican passport and to America, I can go any time. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

I have a diplomatic passport for India, diplomatic passport for Albania. I have Vatican passport and to America, I can go any time.


Quote: Never travel faster than your guardian angel can fly. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Never travel faster than your guardian angel can fly.


Quote: It is Christmas every time you let God love others through you. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

It is Christmas every time you let God love others through you.


Quote: Look at the cross and you will know what one soul means to Jesus. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Look at the cross and you will know what one soul means to Jesus.


Quote: I believe in person to person; every person is Christ for me, and since there is only one Jesus, that person is only one person in the world for me at that moment. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

I believe in person to person; every person is Christ for me, and since there is only one Jesus, that person is only one person in the world for me at that moment.


Quote: Helping hands are better than Praying Lips. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Helping hands are better than Praying Lips.


Quote: I see God in every human being. When I wash the leper's wounds I feel I am nursing the Lord himself. Is it not a beautiful experience? by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

I see God in every human being. When I wash the leper's wounds I feel I am nursing the Lord himself. Is it not a beautiful experience?


Quote: The trees, the flowers, the plants grow in silence. The stars, the sun, the moon move in silence. Silence gives us a new perspective. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

The trees, the flowers, the plants grow in silence. The stars, the sun, the moon move in silence. Silence gives us a new perspective.


Quote: The true way and the sure way to friendship is through humility-being open to each other, accepting each other just as we are, knowing each other. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

The true way and the sure way to friendship is through humility-being open to each other, accepting each other just as we are, knowing each other.


Quote: Whatever our religion, we know that if we really want to love, we must first learn to forgive before anything else. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Whatever our religion, we know that if we really want to love, we must first learn to forgive before anything else.


Quote: Gratitude to God is to accept everything, even my problems, with joy. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Gratitude to God is to accept everything, even my problems, with joy.


Quote: 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. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

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.




Quote: I prefer you to make mistakes in kindness than work miracles in unkindness. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

I prefer you to make mistakes in kindness than work miracles in unkindness.


Quote: I would rather make mistakes in kindness and compassion than work miracles in unkindness and hardness. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

I would rather make mistakes in kindness and compassion than work miracles in unkindness and hardness.


Quote: The way you help heal the world is you start with your own family. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

The way you help heal the world is you start with your own family.




Quote: I don't do great things. I do small things with great love. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

I don't do great things. I do small things with great love.


Quote: God speaks in the silence of the heart. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

God speaks in the silence of the heart.


Quote: Listen in silence because if your heart is full of other things you cannot hear the voice of God. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Listen in silence because if your heart is full of other things you cannot hear the voice of God.


Quote: We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

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.


Quote: If I look at the mass I will never act. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

If I look at the mass I will never act.


Quote: My secret is simple -- I pray. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

My secret is simple -- I pray.


Quote: The Simple Path
Silence is Prayer
Prayer is Faith
Faith is Love
Love is Service
The Fruit of Service is Peace. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

The Simple Path
Silence is Prayer
Prayer is Faith
Faith is Love
Love is Service
The Fruit of Service is Peace.


Quote: We the willing, led by the unknowing, are doing the impossible for the ungrateful. We have done so much, with so little, for so long, we are now qualified to do anything, with nothing. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

We the willing, led by the unknowing, are doing the impossible for the ungrateful. We have done so much, with so little, for so long, we are now qualified to do anything, with nothing.


Quote: Find your own Calcutta. Find the sick, the suffering and the lonely right there where you are. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Find your own Calcutta. Find the sick, the suffering and the lonely right there where you are.


Quote: 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. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

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.


Quote: The most terrible poverty is loneliness, and the feeling of being unloved. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

The most terrible poverty is loneliness, and the feeling of being unloved.


Quote: Every human being in that case resembles Christ in his loneliness; and that is the hardest part, that's real hunger. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Every human being in that case resembles Christ in his loneliness; and that is the hardest part, that's real hunger.


Quote: He came amongst his own and his own received him not, and it hurt him then and it has kept on hurting him. The same hunger, the same loneliness, the same having no one to be accepted by and to be loved and wanted by. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

He came amongst his own and his own received him not, and it hurt him then and it has kept on hurting him. The same hunger, the same loneliness, the same having no one to be accepted by and to be loved and wanted by.


Quote: When Christ said: I was hungry and you fed me, he didn't mean only the hunger for bread and for food; he also meant the hunger to be loved. Jesus himself experienced this loneliness. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

When Christ said: I was hungry and you fed me, he didn't mean only the hunger for bread and for food; he also meant the hunger to be loved. Jesus himself experienced this loneliness.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

When Christ said: I was hungry and you fed me, he didn't mean only the hunger for bread and for food; he also meant the hunger to be loved. Jesus himself experienced this loneliness. He came amongst his own and his own received him not, and it hurt him then and it has kept on hurting him. The same hunger, the same loneliness, the same having no one to be accepted by and to be loved and wanted by. Every human being in that case resembles Christ in his loneliness; and that is the hardest part, that's real hunger.




Quote: 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. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

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.


Quote: We are all pencils in the hand of God. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

We are all pencils in the hand of God.


Quote: It is not the magnitude of our actions, but the amount of love that is put into them that matters. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

It is not the magnitude of our actions, but the amount of love that is put into them that matters.


Quote: 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. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

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.


Quote: God doesn't require us to succeed, he only requires that you try. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

God doesn't require us to succeed, he only requires that you try.


Quote: Never worry about numbers. Help one person at a time and always start with the person nearest you. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Never worry about numbers. Help one person at a time and always start with the person nearest you.


Quote: A life not lived for others is not a life. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

A life not lived for others is not a life.


Quote: Go out into the world today and love the people you meet. Let your presence light new light in the hearts of people. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Go out into the world today and love the people you meet. Let your presence light new light in the hearts of people.


Quote: I'm a little pencil in the hand of a writing God, who is sending a love letter to the world. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

I'm a little pencil in the hand of a writing God, who is sending a love letter to the world.


Quote: And so let us always meet each other with a smile, for the smile is the beginning of love, and once we begin to love each other naturally we want to do something. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

And so let us always meet each other with a smile, for the smile is the beginning of love, and once we begin to love each other naturally we want to do something.


Quote: The good you do today may be forgotten tomorrow. Do good anyway. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

The good you do today may be forgotten tomorrow. Do good anyway.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

The good you do today may be forgotten tomorrow. Do good anyway. Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give your best anyway. For you see, in the end, it is between you and God. It was never between you and them anyway.


Quote: The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread.


Quote: Everytime you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Everytime you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.


Quote: It's not about how much you do, but how much love you put into what you do that counts. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

It's not about how much you do, but how much love you put into what you do that counts.


Quote: What you spend years building may be destroyed overnight. Build anyway. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

What you spend years building may be destroyed overnight. Build anyway.


Quote: Every person whether he is Hindu, Muslim or Buddhist, he is my brother, my sister. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Every person whether he is Hindu, Muslim or Buddhist, he is my brother, my sister.


Quote: 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. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

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.


Quote: Kind words can be short and easy to speak but their echoes are truly endless. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Kind words can be short and easy to speak but their echoes are truly endless.


Quote: How can there be too many children? That is like saying there are too many flowers. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

How can there be too many children? That is like saying there are too many flowers.


Quote: If you want to bring happiness to the whole world, go home and love your family. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

If you want to bring happiness to the whole world, go home and love your family.


Quote: The child is the beauty of God present in the world, that greatest gift to a family. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

The child is the beauty of God present in the world, that greatest gift to a family.


Quote: If you ask children in the west where's God, they'd point to the sky. If you ask children in India, they point at themselves. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

If you ask children in the west where's God, they'd point to the sky. If you ask children in India, they point at themselves.


Quote: Honesty and transparency make you vulnerable. Be honest and transparent anyway. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Honesty and transparency make you vulnerable. Be honest and transparent anyway.


Quote: Death is nothing else but going home to God, the bond of love will be unbroken for all eternity. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Death is nothing else but going home to God, the bond of love will be unbroken for all eternity.


Quote: 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? by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

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?


Quote: What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family.


Quote: Loneliness is the most terrible poverty. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Loneliness is the most terrible poverty.


Quote: There must be a reason why some people can afford to live well. They must have worked for it. I only feel angry when I see waste. When I see people throwing away things that we could use. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

There must be a reason why some people can afford to live well. They must have worked for it. I only feel angry when I see waste. When I see people throwing away things that we could use.


Quote: Words which do not give the light of Christ increase the darkness. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Words which do not give the light of Christ increase the darkness.


Quote: I want you to be concerned about your next door neighbor. Do you know your next door neighbor? by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

I want you to be concerned about your next door neighbor. Do you know your next door neighbor?


Quote: Each one of them is Jesus in disguise. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Each one of them is Jesus in disguise.


Quote: Even the rich are hungry for love, for being cared for, for being wanted, for having someone to call their own. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Even the rich are hungry for love, for being cared for, for being wanted, for having someone to call their own.


Quote: 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. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

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.


Quote: Many people mistake our work for our vocation. Our vocation is the love of Jesus. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Many people mistake our work for our vocation. Our vocation is the love of Jesus.


Quote: Let us not be satisfied with just giving money. Money is not enough, money can be got, but they need your hearts to love them. So, spread your love everywhere you go. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Let us not be satisfied with just giving money. Money is not enough, money can be got, but they need your hearts to love them. So, spread your love everywhere you go.


Quote: Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

Spread love everywhere you go; first of all in your house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier.


Quote: 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. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

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.


Quote: 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. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

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.


Quote: Peace begins with a smile. by author Mother Teresa overlaid on photo of photo of author Mother Teresa with quote

Peace begins with a smile.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

Peace begins with a smile. I will never understand all the good that a simple smile can accomplish.


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