Mother Teresa, whos given name was Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, is one of the greatest person who ever lived. She has shown a new perspective of greatness not based on wealth, power nor fame but of service. She has proven everybody wrong like when say “we are poor, what else can we give”, though she has nothing she has shown us that everyone has something to give, if he wishes to. Mother Teresa and her congregation provided care and hope where there is none, and is well-loved and respected for it throughout the world. Below are some of her quotes and philosophy in life.

Famous Quotes by Mother Teresa

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

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Honesty and transparency make you vulnerable. Be honest and transparent anyway.
― Mother Teresa

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A smile is the beginning of peace.
― 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

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

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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I try to give to the poor people for love what the rich could get for money. No, I wouldn’t touch a leper for a thousand pounds; yet I willingly cure him for the love of God.
― Mother Teresa

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Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.
― Mother Teresa

Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty.
― Mother Teresa

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If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.
― Mother Teresa

One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
― Mother Teresa

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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

The biggest disease today is not leprosy or tuberculosis, but rather the feeling of being unwanted.
― Mother Teresa

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The miracle is not that we do this work, but that we are happy to do it.
― Mother Teresa

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

I do not pray for success, I ask for faithfulness.
― Mother Teresa

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

Mother Teresa Love Quotes

The fruit of faith is love, and the fruit of love is service.
― Mother Teresa

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

Intense love does not measure, it just gives.
― Mother Teresa

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

If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
― Mother Teresa

Love is a fruit in season at all times, and within reach of every hand.
― Mother Teresa

Let us always meet each other with smile. for the smile is the beggining of love.
― Mother Teresa

It’s not about how much you do, but how much love you put into what you do that counts.
― Mother Teresa

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Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do… but how much love we put in that action.
― Mother Teresa

I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.
― Mother Teresa

I never look at the masses as my responsibility; I look at the individual. I can only love one person at a time – just one, one, one. So you begin. I began – I picked up one person. Maybe if I didn’t pick up that one person, I wouldn’t have picked up forty-two thousand….The same thing goes for you, the same thing in your family, the same thing in your church, your community. Just begin – one, one, one.
― Mother Teresa

Joy is prayer – Joy is strength – Joy is love – Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls. She gives most who gives with Joy.
― Mother Teresa

Love begins by taking care of the closest ones – the ones at home.
― Mother Teresa

God told us, “Love your neighbor as yourself.” So first I am to love myself rightly, and then to love my neighbor like that. But how can I love myself unless I accept myself as God has made me?
― Mother Teresa

Good works are links that form a chain of love.
― Mother Teresa

A joyful heart is the inevitable result of a heart burning with love.
― Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa Life Quotes

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Live simply so others may simply live.
― Mother Teresa

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.
― Mother Teresa

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.
― Mother Teresa

Life is an opportunity, benefit from it. Life is beauty, admire it. Life is a dream, realize it. Life is a challenge, meet it. Life is a duty, complete it. Life is a game, play it. Life is a promise fulfill it. Life is sorrow, overcome it. Life is a song, sing it. Life is a struggle, accept it. Life is a tragedy, confront it. Life is an adventure, dare it. Life is luck, make it. Life is too precious, do not destroy it. Life is life, fight for it.
― Mother Teresa

Some people come in your life as a blessings. Some come in your life as lessons.
― Mother Teresa

A life not lived for others is not a life.
― Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa Inspirational Quotes

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

If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
― Mother Teresa

Stay where you are. Find your own Calcutta. Find the sick, the suffering, and the lonely right there where you are — in your own homes and in your own families, in your workplaces and in your schools. You can find Calcutta all over the world, if you have the eyes to see. Everywhere, wherever you go, you find people who are unwanted, unloved, uncared for, just rejected by society — completely forgotten, completely left alone.
― Mother Teresa

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

The trouble is that rich people, well-to-do people, very often don’t really know who the poor are; and that is why we can forgive them, for knowledge can only lead to love, and love to service. And so, if they are not touched by them, it’s because they do not know them.
― Mother Teresa

There is always the danger that we may just do the work for the sake of the work. This is where the respect and the love and the devotion come in – that we do it to God, to Christ, and that’s why we try to do it as beautifully as possible.
― Mother Teresa

If you want a love message to be heard, it has got to be sent out. To keep a lamp burning, we have to keep putting oil in it.
― Mother Teresa

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.
― 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

Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace. Money will come if we seek first the Kingdom of God – the rest will be given.
― Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa Do It Anyway Quotes

People are often unreasonable, irrational, and self-centered. Forgive them anyway.

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

If you are successful, you will win some unfaithful friends and some genuine enemies. Succeed anyway.

If you are honest and sincere people may deceive you. Be honest and sincere anyway.

What you spend years creating, others could destroy overnight. Create anyway.

If you find serenity and happiness, some may be jealous. Be happy anyway.

The good you do today, will often be forgotten. Do good anyway.

Give the best you have, and it will never be enough. Give your best anyway.

― Mother Teresa

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