Mother Teresa Quotes

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

We can do no great things; only small things with great love. Mother Teresa

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

We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do. Mother Teresa

Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin. Mother Teresa

If we really want to love we must learn how to forgive. Mother Teresa

I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love. Mother Teresa

The fruit of prayer is silence, the fruit of silence is faith, the fruit of faith is hope, and the fruit of hope is love, unity and peace. Mother Teresa

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

Smile at each other, smile at your wife, smile at your husband, smile at your children, smile at each other – it doesn’t matter who it is – and that will help you to grow up in greater love for each other. Mother Teresa

We must have a real living determination to reach holiness. ‘I will be a saint’ means I will despoil myself of all that is not God; I will strip my heart of all created things; I will live in poverty and detachment; I will renounce my will, my inclinations, my whims and fancies, and make myself a willing slave to the will of God. Mother Teresa

True holiness consists in doing God’s will with a smile. Mother Teresa

In the name of the hungry, of the naked, of the crippled, of the homeless, of the blind, in their name, I accept the award. Mother Teresa

The greatest destroyer of peace is abortion because 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