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He who is faultless does not care for the opinion of others. Mother Teresa

One thing will always secure heaven for us-the acts of charity and kindness with which we have filled our lives. We can do no great things, only small things with great love. Mother Teresa

Just show up and things will happen. Mother Teresa

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

Love is a fruit in season at all times, and within reach of every hand. Anyone may gather it and no limit is set. Everyone can reach this love through meditation, spirit of prayer, and sacrifice, by an intense inner life. Mother Teresa

The beginning of peace is a smile Mother Teresa

Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love. Mother Teresa

I trust that God wouldn't give me more than I can handle. I just wish he didn't have such faith in me. Mother Teresa

More tears are shed over answered prayers than unanswered ones. Mother Teresa

You and I, we are the Church, no? We have to share with our people. Suffering today is because people are hoarding, not giving, not sharing. Jesus made it very clear. Whatever you do to the least of my brethren, you do it to me. Give a glass of water, you give it to me. Receive a little child, you receive me. Clear. Mother Teresa

If you think well of others, you will also speak well of others and to others. From the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks. If your heart is full of love, you will speak of love. Mother Teresa

Let nothing perturb you, nothing frighten you. All things pass. God does not change. Patience achieves everything. Mother Teresa

We need silence to be able to touch souls. Mother Teresa

I think it is very beautiful for the poor to accept their lot, to share it with the passion of Christ. I think the world is being much helped by the suffering of the poor people. Mother Teresa

February 1997 - National Prayer Breakfast in Washington attended by the President and the First Lady. "What is taking place in America," she said, "is a war against the child. And if we accept that the mother can kill her own child, how can we tell other people not to kill one another." Mother Teresa

Joy is very infectious; therefore, be always full of joy! Mother Teresa

If we were humble, nothing would change us-neither praise nor discouragement. If someone were to criticize us, we would not feel discouraged. If someone would praise us, we also would not feel proud. Mother Teresa

Our poverty is freedom. This is our poverty - the giving up our freedom to dispose of things, to choose, to possess Mother Teresa

Faith keeps the person who keeps the faith. Mother Teresa

We should not serve the poor like they were Jesus. We should serve the poor because they are Jesus. Mother Teresa

If you are discouraged it is a sign of pride, because it shows you trust in your own powers. Mother Teresa

It is not the magnitude of our actions, but the amount of love that is put into them that matters. Mother Teresa

We do not strive for spectacular actions. What counts is the gift of yourself, the degree of love you put into each of your deeds. Mother Teresa

Self knowledge puts us on our knees, and it is very necessary for love. For knowledge of God gives love, and knowledge of self gives humility Mother Teresa

There are some people who, in order not to pray use as an excuse the fact that life is so hectic that it prevents us from praying. This cannot be. Prayer does not demand that we interrupt our work, but that we continue working as if it were a prayer. It is not necessary to always be in meditation, nor to consciously experience the sensation that we are talking to God, no matter how nice that would be. What matters is being with Him, living in Him, in His will. To love with a pure heart, to love everybody, especially to live the poor, is a twenty-four hour prayer. Mother Teresa

Let us be very sincere in our dealings with each other, and have the courage to accept each other as we are. Do not be surprised or become preoccupied at each other's failures - rather, see and find in each other the good, for each one of us is created in the image of God. Mother Teresa

Lord give me this seeing faith, then my work will never be monotonous. I will find joy in humoring the fancies and gratifying the wishes of all poor sufferers. O beloved sick, how doubly dear you are to me, when you personify Christ; and what a privilege is mine to be allowed to tend you. Mother Teresa

Faith in action is love, and love in action is service. By transforming that faith into living acts of love, we put ourselves in contact with God Himself, with Jesus our Lord. Mother Teresa

Give, but give until it hurts. Mother Teresa

Do great in the small things. Mother Teresa

Do you want to be great? Pick up a broom and sweep the floor. Mother Teresa

It is by forgiving that one is forgiven. Mother Teresa

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

We think we do so much for the poor, but it is they who make us rich Mother Teresa

Everybody has something good inside them. Some hide it, some neglect it, but it is there Mother Teresa

If you are looking for vocations, as a community have adoration every day. Once the Missionaries of Charity started daily adoration, their vocations doubled Mother Teresa

Perpetual Adoration, Eucharistic Adoration offers to our people the opportunity to join those in religious life to pray for the salvation of the world, souls everywhere and peace on earth. We cannot underestimate the power of prayer and the difference it will make in our world Mother Teresa

Who is Jesus to me? Jesus is the Word made Flesh. Jesus is the Bread of Life. Jesus is the Victim offered for our sins on the cross. Jesus is the sacrifice offered at holy Mass for the sins of the world and for mine. Jesus is the Word - to be spoken. Jesus is the Truth - to be told. Jesus is the Way - to be walked. Jesus is the Light - to be lit. Jesus is the Life - to be lived. Jesus is the Love - to be loved Mother Teresa

If you are discouraged it is a sign of pride because it shows you trust in your own power. Your self-sufficiency, your selfishness and your intellectual pride will inhibit His coming to live in your heart because God cannot fill what is already full. It is as simple as that. Mother Teresa

When I pick up a person from the street, hungry, I give him a plate of rice, a piece of bread. But a person who is shut out, who feels unwanted, unloved, terrified, the person who has been thrown out of society - that spiritual poverty is much harder to overcome. And abortion, which often follows from contraception, brings a people to be spiritually poor, and that is the worst poverty and the most difficult to overcome. Mother Teresa

You can find Calcutta all over the world, if you have the eyes to see. Mother Teresa

Prayer is the mortar that holds our house together. Mother Teresa

Maybe if I didn't pick up that one person, I wouldn't have picked up forty-two thousand... Mother Teresa

Our Father, here I am, at your disposal, your child, to use me to continue your loving the world, by giving Jesus to me and through me, to each other that we allow Jesus to love in us and through us with the love with which His Father loves him. Mother Teresa

My prayer for you is that you may grow in the likeness of Christ, being real carriers of God's love and that you really bring his presence, first, into your own family, then, to the next door neighbor, the street you we live in, the town we live in, the country we live, then only, in the whole world, that living example of God's presence. Mother Teresa

Don't aim for success if you want it, just do what you love and believe in, Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier and it will come naturally. 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

It is easy to love the people far away. It is not always easy to love those close to us. It is easier to give a cup of rice to relieve hunger than to relieve the loneliness and pain of someone unloved in our home. Bring love into your home for this is where our love for each other must start. Mother Teresa

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

The good you do today, people will often forget tomorrow; Do good anyway. Mother Teresa

Doctors can heal the body, but it is music that uplifts the spirit. Mother Teresa

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. Mother Teresa

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

None of us, including me, ever do great things. But we can all do small things, with great love, and together we can do something wonderful. Mother Teresa

Every human being in that case resembles Christ in his loneliness; and that is the hardest part, that's real hunger. Mother Teresa

Do not allow yourselves to be disheartened by any failure as long as you have done your best. Mother Teresa

It is not enough for us to say: "I love God," but I also have to love my neighbor. St. John says that you are a liar if you say you love God and you don't love your neighbor. How can you love God whom you do not see, if you do not love your neighbor whom you see, whom you touch, with whom you live? Mother Teresa

We must not be surprised when we hear of murders, killings, of wars, or of hatred...If a mother can kill her own child, what is left but for us to kill each other? Mother Teresa

I never looked at the masses as my responsibility. I can only love one person at a time. So 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. Mother Teresa

In doing your best serving others for free, a lot of eyebrows will raise and sneers will curve many a - faces. But in the end those incredulous to what you put up with to help, no longer matter. It's not between you and those snobs, but with whom you have given your hand to lift, and of course to God who Is watching and noting it in your book. Mother Teresa

If you really love one another, you will not be able to avoid making sacrifices. Mother Teresa

Give your hands to serve and your hearts to love. Mother Teresa

If faith is lacking, it is because there is too much selfishness, too much concern for personal gain. For faith to be true, it has to be generous and loving. Love and faith go together, they complete each other. Mother Teresa

If you ever feel distressed during your day - call upon our Lady - just say this simple prayer: 'Mary, Mother of Jesus, please be a mother to me now.' I must admit - this prayer has never failed me. Mother Teresa

Our vow of chastity is nothing but our undivided love for Christ in chastity, then we proceed to the freedom of poverty-poverty is nothing but freedom. And that total surrender is obedience. If I belong to God, if I belong to Christ, then he must be able to use me. That is obedience. Then we give wholehearted service to the poor. That is service. They complete each other. That is our life. Mother Teresa

What you are doing I cannot do, what I'm doing you cannot do, but together we are doing something beautiful for God, and this is the greatness of God's love for us-To give us the opportunity to become holy through the works of love that we do because holiness is not the luxury of the few. Mother Teresa

People are unreasonable, illogical and self-centered. Love them anyway.... Honesty and frankness make you vulnerable. Be honest and frank anyway.... What you spend years building may be destroyed overnight. Build anyway. .. Give the world the best you have and you'll get kicked in the teeth. Give the world the best you've got anyway. Mother Teresa

We do our work for Jesus and with Jesus. It's not a matter of praying some times and working others. We pray the work. Mother Teresa

May God give back to you in love all the love you have given. Mother Teresa

Abortion is profoundly anti-women. Mother Teresa

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