Q – Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa 1910 – 1997 was a Roman Catholic nun and missionary known for her humanitarian work.

In the Catholic Church she is known as ‘Saint Teresa of Calcutta’.

 

‘Love begins by taking care of the closest ones – the ones at home’

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‘Love is a fruit in season at all times and within reach of every hand’

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‘If you judge people, you have no time to love them’

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‘Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies’

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‘Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty’

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‘Joy is a net of love in which you can catch souls’

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‘Without patience, we will learn less in life. We will see less. We will feel less. We will hear less. Ironically, rush and more usually mean less’

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‘I am a little pencil in the hand of a writing God who is sending out a love letter to the world’

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‘Peace begins with a smile’

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‘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’

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‘Let us always meet each other with a smile, for the smile is the beginning of love’

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‘If you can’t feed a hundred people, then just feed one’

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‘Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love’

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

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‘God doesn’t require us to succeed, he only requires that you try’

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‘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’

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‘If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other’

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‘It is not how much we give but how much love we put into giving’

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‘We know only too well that what we are doing is nothing more than a drop in the ocean. But if the drop were not there, the ocean would be missing something’

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‘Let us make one point, that we meet each other with a smile, when it is difficult to smile. Smile at each other, make time for each other in your family’

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‘One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody’

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‘Life is a game, play it… Life is too precious, do not destroy it’

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