Sunday, September 4, 2016

Quotes Attributed to Mother Teresa

One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.

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

There are many people who can do big things, but there are very few people who will do the small things.

God is the friend of silence. See how nature – trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence.

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

People are often unreasonable and self-centered. Forgive them anyway.
If you are kind, people may accuse you of ulterior motives. Be kind anyway.
If you are honest, people may cheat you. Be honest anyway.
If you find happiness, people may be jealous. Be happy anyway.
The good you do today may be forgotten tomorrow. Do good anyway.
Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give your best anyway.
For you see, in the end, it is between you and God. It was never between you and them anyway.

One filled with joy preaches without preaching.

It is a poverty to decide that a child must die so that you may live as you wish.

At the hour of death when we come face-to-face with God, we are going to be judged on love; not how much we have done, but how much love we put into the doing.

If we love, we will serve.

What you spend years building may be destroyed overnight; build it anyway.

Be faithful in little things, for in them your strength lies.

She gives most who gives with joy.

Work without love is slavery.

Patience achieves everything.

Never travel faster than your guardian angel can fly.

Everything that is not given is lost.

We learn humility through accepting humiliations cheerfully.

One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.

The poor give us much more than we give them. They're such strong people, living day to day with no food. And they never curse, never complain. We don't have to give them pity or sympathy. We have so much to learn from them.

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