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“Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.” – Mother Teresa. Here are 50 Unforgettable Mother Teresa Quotes.

Mother Teresa Quotes

1. “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 for God.”― Mother Teresa

2. “If you judge people, you have no time to love them.” – Mother Teresa

3. “Together we can do great things.”― Mother Teresa

4. “I know God won’t give me anything I can’t handle. I just wish he didn’t trust me so much.” – Mother Teresa

5. “Do not think that love, in order to be genuine, has to be extraordinary. What we need is to love without being tired.”― Mother Teresa

6. “Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.” – Mother Teresa

7. “I go of my free choice, with the blessing of obedience.” ― Mother Theresa

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

9. “Give the world the best you have, and it may never be enough; give the world the best you’ve got anyway.”― Mother Teresa

10. “God doesn’t require us to succeed; he only requires that you try.” – Mother Teresa

11. “The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread.”― Mother Teresa

12. “Live simply so others may simply live.” – Mother Teresa

13. “There are no great things, only small things with great love. Happy are those.”― Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa Quotes

14. “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.” – Mother Teresa

15. “The fruit of faith is love,and the fruit of love is service…spread love everywhere u go..”― Mother Teresa

16. “I can do things you cannot, you can do things I cannot; together we can do great things.” – Mother Teresa

17. “We interfere with God’s plans when we push in someone or something else not suitable for us. Be strict with yourself, and then be very strict with what you are receiving from the outside.”― Mother Teresa

18. “Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.” – Mother Teresa

19. “The openness of our hearts and minds can be measured by how wide we draw the circle of what we call family.”― Mother Teresa

20. “Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.” – Mother Teresa

21. “True love is love that causes us pain, that hurts, and yet brings us joy. That is why we must pray to God and ask Him to give us the courage to love.”― Mother Teresa

22. “Do not think that love, in order to be genuine, has to be extraordinary. What we need is to love without getting tired.” – Mother Teresa

23. “Let us all smile at each other for a smile is the beginning of love.”― Mother Teresa

24. “Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person.” – Mother Teresa

25. “We need to realize that poverty doesn’t only consist of being hungry for bread, but rather it is a tremendous hunger for human dignity. We need to love and to be someone for someone else.”― Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa Quotes

26. “Everybody today seems to be in such a terrible rush, anxious for greater developments and greater riches and so on, so that children have very little time for their parents. Parents have very little time for each other, and in the home begins the disruption of peace of the world.” – Mother Teresa

27. “The less we have, the more we give. Seems absurd, but it’s the logic of love.” ― Mother Teresa

28. “Good works are links that form a chain of love.” – Mother Teresa

29. “A way of satisfying our brethrens’ hunger is to share with them whatever we have – to share with them until we ourselves feel what they feel.”― Mother Teresa

30. “I am a little pencil in the hand of a writing God who is sending a love letter to the world.” – Mother Teresa

31. “If we worry too much about ourselves, we won’t have time for others”― Mother Teresa

32. “I am not sure exactly what heaven will be like, but I don’t 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?’” – Mother Teresa

33. “We cannot give what we have not got.”― Mother Teresa

34. “I do not pray for success, I ask for faithfulness.” – Mother Teresa

35. “Sometimes a good feeling from inside is worth much more than a beautician.” ― Mother Teresa

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

37. “At the moment of death we will not be judged according to the number of good deeds we have done or by the diplomas we have received in our lifetime. We will be judged according to the love we have put into our work.”― Mother Teresa

38. “I think I’m more difficult than critical.” – Mother Teresa

39. “I don’t do great things. I do small things with great love.”― Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa Quotes

40. “One of the realities we’re all called to go through is to move from repulsion to compassion and from compassion to wonderment.”― Mother Teresa

41. “There is a light in this world, a healing spirit more powerful than any darkness we may encounter.”― Mother Teresa

42. “Do not allow yourselves to be disheartened by any failure as long as you have done your best.”― Mother Teresa

43. “Be kind and merciful. Let no one ever come to you without coming away better and happier.”― Mother Teresa

44. “If we are humble, nothing will change us, neither praise, nor discouragement.”― Mother Teresa

45. “God has not called me to be successful. He has called me to be faithful.”― Mother Teresa

46. “The greatest mistake is to think you are too strong to fall into temptation. Put your finger in the fire and it will burn. So we have to go through the fire.”― Mother Teresa

47. “To work without love is slavery.” ― Mother Teresa

48. “We are not called to be successful, but faithful.” ― Mother Teresa

49. “Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace.”― Mother Teresa

50. “Poverty was not created by God. It is we who have caused it, you and I through our egotism.” ― Mother Teresa


Best Mother Teresa Quotes

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“There is more hunger in the world for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.” – Mother Teresa
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“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
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“Even the rich are hungry for love, for being cared for, for being wanted, for having someone to call their own.” – Mother Teresa

Ian Warner

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I went from a broken leg to a 2012 Olympian. I have spent the last 15 years building positive habits as a track athlete and entrepreneur. I founded Habit Stacker and dedicated my life to helping people to develop winning habits. I have helped over 5,000 people...

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