– Mother Teresa, 59.

I believe there’s no such thing as luck in life, it’s God’s love, it’s His.”, “The person who gives with a smile is the best giver because God loves a cheerful giver.”, “Suffering is nothing by itself. After training in Dublin, Mother Teresa took her vows as a nun on May 24th, 1931 and began teaching at St. Mary’s High School in Calcutta for the next 17 years. Souls of prayer are souls of great silence.”, “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? There are many people who can do big things, but there are very few people who will do the small things.

How can there be too many children? During her time teaching, she felt a significant calling to work with those struggling in poverty outside of the convent walls so in 1948, her inspiration led her to change paths and get permission to work amongst the poor of Calcutta. – Mother Teresa, 73. The death of Blessed Teresa on September 5th, 1997 saddened many but, her legacy as a woman of kindness and generosity has continued to linger for decades. – Mother Teresa, 7. 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.

Life is an adventure, dare it.

In the short term there may be winners and losers in this war that we all dread. If you are honest and frank people will try to cheat you: Be honest anyway. Life is a tragedy, confront it. I just wish he didn’t trust me so much. Do you want to do something beautiful for God? Life is a dream, realize it.”, “Life is love, enjoy it. Listen; be teachable. We are not called to be successful, but faithful. You should speak with a dermatologist about your answers to this quiz to get a proper diagnosis. I go of my free choice, with the blessing of obedience. There is more hunger in the world for love and appreciation in this world than for bread. “Not all of us can do great things.

Together we can do great things. Life is a challenge, meet it. – Mother Teresa, 17. No, I wouldn’t touch a leper for a thousand pounds; yet I willingly cure him for the love of God.”, “Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace. There’s a hunger for love, as there is a hunger for God.”, “The fruit of love is service, which is compassion in action.”, “If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one.”, “We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. Mother Teresa quotes that show you what compassion really means. Life is a struggle, accept it. Do not allow yourselves to be disheartened by any failure as long as you have done your best. – Mother Teresa, 43. His entire life is a role model for us.

Money is not enough, money can be got, but they need your hearts to love them. Need help finding a dermatologist? The openness of our hearts and minds can be measured by how wide we draw the circle of what we call family.

So, spread your love everywhere you go.”, “Our life of poverty is as necessary as the work itself. Check out our collection of most popular quotes by Saint Mother Teresa. They deserve to be loved, anyway.

Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.”, “Let us make one point, that we meet each other with a smile, when it is difficult to smile. Mother Teresa has really been through a lot of hard situations in life and so, these quotes crop up from real life experiences. We do not need guns and bombs to bring peace, we need love and compassion. If you want to change the world, go home and love your family. – Mother Teresa, 6. What you spend years building may be destroyed overnight; build it anyway. I will never understand all the good that a simple smile can accomplish. They deserve to be loved, anyway.”, “I never look at the masses as my responsibility. – Mother Teresa, 38. Do we know the poor in our house, in our family? This congregation had managed houses for all those who had been dying of HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and leprosy. It kills the body of the baby and it kills the conscience of the mother. At the heart of prayer is faith. – Mother Teresa, 88. Sign up for the Thought Catalog Weekly and get the best stories from the week to your inbox every Friday.

Submit your writing to be published on Thought Catalog. He didn’t say love the whole world.”, “Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person.”, “Be happy in the moment, that’s enough. I was homeless, and you took me in.”, “Words which do not give the light of Christ increase the darkness.”, “Let us not be satisfied with just giving money. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop.”, “Doctors can heal the body, but it is music that uplifts the spirit.”, “God loves me. '”, “May God break my heart so completely that the whole world falls in.”, “At the heart of silence is prayer.

God is the friend of silence. Mother Teresa had earned many honours, like the Ramon Magsaysay Peace Prize in the year, 1962 and also the Nobel Peace Prize in the year, 1979. I don’t understand it. Her order directly impacted the lives of many families living in poverty and in 1965 it was granted an International Religious Family by Pope Paul VI. Speak in a low, persuasive tone. I will never understand all the good that a simple smile can accomplish.”, “Smile at each other. The fruit of love is service, which is compassion in action.

I prefer you to make mistakes in kindness than work miracles in unkindness. Life is a duty, complete it. Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty. But suffering shared with the passion of Christ is a wonderful gift, the most beautiful gift, a token of love.”, “Never travel faster than your guardian angel can fly.”, “Prayer is not asking. If we pray, we will believe; If we believe, we will love; If we love, we will serve. – Mother Teresa, 90. Life is mystery, know it. At the start of her journey, she joined a community of Irish nuns named “The Sisters of Loreto” who had missions in India.

At the heart of life is service.”, “What you spend years building may be destroyed overnight; build it anyway.”, “Some people come in our life as blessings. Find the best Mother Teresa quotes and sayings here.

As we remember and notice His love for us, we just begin to fall in love with Him because He is so busy with us — you just can’t resist Him. – Mother Teresa, 34.