Quotes by Mother Teresa

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

― Mother Teresa


“Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person.”

― Mother Teresa


“The success of love is in the loving
– it is not in the result of loving.
Of course it is natural in love to want the best for the other person,
but whether it turns out that way or not
does not determine the value
of what we have done.”

― Mother Teresa


 

“Before you speak,
it is necessary for you to listen,
for God speaks in the silence of the heart.”

― Mother Teresa


 

“It is not how much we do,
but how much love we put in the doing.
It is not how much we give,
but how much love we put in the giving.”

― Mother Teresa


“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.”

― Mother Teresa


“I’m a little pencil in the hand of a writing God, who is sending a love letter to the world.”

― Mother Teresa


 

“If we really want to love
we must learn how to forgive.”

― Mother Teresa


“We can do no great things;
only small things with great love.”

― Mother Teresa


“There is a terrible hunger for love.
We all experience that in our lives – the pain, the loneliness.
We must have the courage to recognize it.
The poor you may have right in your own family.
Find them.
Love them.”

― Mother Teresa


 

The Fruit of Prayer 

The fruit of silence is prayer
the fruit of prayer is faith
the fruit of faith is love
the fruit of love is service
the fruit of service is peace.

– Mother Teresa


 

Love to pray

Feel often during the day the need for prayer and pray.
Prayer opens the heart, till it is capable of containing God himself.
Ask and seek and your heart will be big enough to receive Him
and keep Him as Your Own.

― Mother Teresa


 

If We Pray

If we pray, we will believe;
If we believe, we will love
If we love, we will serve.

– Mother Teresa


Joy is a net of love in which you can catch souls.”

― Mother Teresa


 

“One filled with joy preaches without preaching.”

― Mother Teresa


 

“When you know how much God is in love with you then you can only live your life radiating that love.”

― Mother Teresa, The Simple Path


 “Go out into the world today and love the people you meet. Let your presence light new light in the hearts of people.”

― Mother Teresa

 

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