Mother Teresa Quotes Page 2
By blood, I am Albanian. By citizenship, an Indian. By faith, I am a Catholic nun. As to my calling, I belong to the world. As to my heart, I belong entirely to the Heart of Jesus.
Inspirational Quotes |
There are many congregations who spoil the rich, then it is good to have one congregation in the name of the poor, to spoil the poor.
Words of Encouragement |
From the moment a soul has the grace to know God, she must seek.
Inspirational Sayings |
Love is giving. God loved the world so much that He gave His Son. Jesus loved the world so much, loved you, loved me so much that He gave His life. And He wants us to love as He loved. And so now we have also to give until it hurts. True love is a giving and giving until it hurts.
My secret is very simple: I pray. Through prayer I become one in love with Christ. I realize that praying to Him is loving Him.
Peace begins with a smile.
What I do you cannot do; but what you do, I cannot do. The needs are great, and none of us, including me, ever do great things. But we can all do small things, with great love, and together we can do something wonderful.
If you want to make peace, you don’t talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.
The biggest disease today is not leprosy or tuberculosis, but rather the feeling of being unwanted.
We have not come into the world to be numbered; we have been created for a purpose; for great things: to love and be loved.
Somebody loves us, too – God Himself. We have been created to love and to be loved.
Joy is prayer – Joy is strength – Joy is love – Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God’s kindness: kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile.”
Quotes About Mother Teresa
You don’t need to be a saint to benefit from Mother Teresa’s example. Her influence has led us to a higher standard of leadership, and we hope it will raise your own bar too.Ruma Bose, Mother Teresa, CEO: Unexpected Principles for Practical Leadership
For Mother, Jesus is everything – the beginning, the middle and the end of her work, of her whole enterprise. There is no need to seek elsewhere, for Jesus explains all that has been done. Mother claims no credit for herself. On the contrary, she says : “I don’t do it, he does it. I am only an instrument in his hand. I am surer of this than of my own life.”Jaya Chaliha and Edward Le Joly, The Joy in Loving: A Guide to Daily Living
Undeniably Mother Teresa’s spiritual reality was one of an undivided love for Christ, consecrated by the evangelical counsels of poverty, chastity, obedience, and a special fourth vow of wholehearted free service to the poorest of the poor.Angelo Scolozzi, Thirsting for God: Daily Meditations
If Mother Teresa’s entire life and message were to be summarized and described in only two words, without question those words would be God and love. In truth, God was the center of her existence, her very life, and love – for God and neighbor – her message.Brian Kolodiejchuk, M.C., Where There Is Love, There Is God: A Path to Closer Union with God and Greater Love for Others
Mother Teresa was also a witness to faith in action. She showed the vibrancy of faith and how it can touch the world around it for the better.Michael J. Ruszala, Saint Mother Teresa of Calcutta: A Witness to Love
Mother Teresa advised that God calls us “not to be successful, but faithful.”Michael J. Ruszala, Saint Mother Teresa of Calcutta: A Witness to Love
Although Mother Teresa was born in 1910, her caring and kind wisdom still applies to the modern world. Her teachings can help people to learn to improve their lives, help others and attain true joy.Scarlett Johnson, Mother Teresa: 40 Inspirational Life Lessons And Timeless Wisdom From The Life Of Mother Teresa
For a woman who neither sought nor expected recognition, Mother Teresa has exercised an enormous influence around the world. Her missionary work on behalf of the poorest of the poor in India was larger than life, giving rise to questions about how her own experiences prepared her to carry it out and to accomplish all that she did. Debra Williams, Mother Teresa: Get Inspired by Real Heroes
Mother Teresa has caught the imagination of the world not because she is a great writer or theologian, but because she is a person of immense compassion and openness.Thomas Moore
People of all creeds and walks of life recognized her (Mother Teresa) selfless love and compassion for the poor; they admired her simplicity and genuineness and were attracted by the joy and peace that radiated from her.Father Brian Kolodiejchuk M.C., Mother Teresa: Come Be My Light: The Private Writings of the Saint of Calcutta
Mother Teresa always lived a life in which she was at home and loving her family. This might seem like a strange claim since Mother Teresa constantly traveled the globe, helping the poor and needy around the world. However, this fact should not lead us to discount her claim. Rather, it should encourage us to see in her answer something more than meets the eye – something more complex than what the words might first imply.Wyatt North, Mother Teresa: A Life Inspired