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Mother Teresa Quotes

(1910-1997), Albanian-born Roman Catholic Missionary

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.

Category: Abortion

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

Category: Action

There should be less talk; a preaching point is not a meeting point. What do you do then? Take a broom and clean someone's house. That says enough.

Category: Action

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.

Category: Aid And Assistance

To keep a lamp burning we have to keep putting oil in it.

Category: Aid And Assistance

So many signatures for such a small heart.

Category: Bureaucracy

We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But if that drop was not in the ocean, I think the ocean would be less because of that missing drop. I do not agree with the big way of doing things.

Category: Charity

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

Category: Disease

It's not how much we give but how much love we put into giving.

Category: Giving

I know God will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish that He didn't trust me so much.

Category: God

There is hunger for ordinary bread, and there is hunger for love, for kindness, for thoughtfulness; and this is the great poverty that makes people suffer so much.

Category: Hunger

I believe in person to person. Every person is Christ for me, and since there is only one Jesus, that person is the one person in the world at that moment.

Category: Jesus Christ

There is but one love of Jesus, as there is but one person in the poor -- Jesus. We take vows of chastity to love Christ with undivided love; to be able to love him with undivided love we take a vow of poverty which frees us from all material possessions, and with that freedom we can love him with undivided love, and from this vow of undivided love we surrender ourselves totally to him in the person who takes his place.

Category: Jesus Christ

Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls. A joyful heart is the inevitable result of a heart burning with love

Category: Joy

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

Category: Judgment And Judges