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.

— Mother Teresa

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I used to believe that prayer changes things, but now I know that prayer changes us, and we change things.

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

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Never worry about numbers. Help one person at a time and always start with the person nearest you.

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Mother Teresa quote I am a little pencil in the hand of a wr

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

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

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If you want to change the world, go home and love your family.

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Quotes about Love

Your true character Is most accurately measured by how you treat those who can do 'Nothing' for you

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Mother Teresa quote Not all of us can do great things. But w

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

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On the British Royal Divorce (Charles and Dianna).

She is such a sad soul. It is good that it is over. Nobody was happy anyhow. I know I should preach family love and unity, but in their case. . . .

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Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.

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Speak tenderly; let there be kindness in your face, in your eyes, in your smile, in the warmth of your greeting. Always have a cheerful smile. Don't only give your care, but give your heart as well.

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Mother Teresa quote If you want to change the world, go home

If you want to change the world, go home and love your family.

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I can do things you cannot, you can do things I cannot; together we can do great things.

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Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.

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I don't do great things. I do small things with great love.

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Mother Teresa quote A smile is the beginning of peace.

A smile is the beginning of peace.

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About Mother Teresa

Quotes 852 sayings
Nationality Albanian
Profession Leader
Birthday October 16

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.

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Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.

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Be happy in the moment, that's enough. Each moment is all we need, not more.

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Mother Teresa quote We ourselves feel that what we are doing

We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean, but the ocean would be less because that missing drop.

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And so let us always meet each other with a smile, for the smile is the beginning of love, and once we begin to love each other naturally we want to do something.

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If you can't do great things, do little things with great love.

If you can't do them with great love, do them with a little love. If you can't do them with a little love, do them anyway.

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To Almighty God, it's not how much we give, but how much love we put in the giving. Love is not measured by how much we do; love is measured by how much love we put in; how much it is hurting us in loving.

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Mother Teresa quote If you judge people, you have no time to

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

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Honesty and transparency make you vulnerable. Be honest and transparent anyway.

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Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies. Focus on big things.

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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.

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We can cure physical diseases with medicine, but the only cure for loneliness, despair, and hopelessness is love. There are many in the world who are dying for a piece of bread, but there are many more dying for a little love.

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I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.

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God doesn't require us to succeed, he only requires that you try.

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There is no key to happiness, the door is always open.

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There is a light in this world, a healing spirit more powerful than any darkness we may encounter. We sometimes lose sight of this force when there is suffering, too much pain. Then suddenly, the spirit will emerge through the lives of ordinary people who hear a call and answer in extraordinary ways.

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I used to pray that God would feed the hungry, or do this or that, but now I pray that he will guide me to do whatever I'm supposed to do, what I can do. I used to pray for answers, but now I'm praying for strength. I used to believe that prayer changes things, but now I know that prayer changes us and we change things.

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The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread.

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We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean.

But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop.

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I am nothing; I am but an instrument, a tiny pencil in the hands of the Lord with which He writes what he likes. However imperfect we are, he writes beautifully.

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Peace begins with a smile..

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People who love each other fully and truly are the happiest people in the world.

They may have little, they may have nothing, but they are happy people. Everything depends on how we love one another.

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Whatever our religion, we know that if we really want to love, we must first learn to forgive before anything else.

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What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family.

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I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the water to create many ripples.

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Love begins by taking care of the closest ones - the ones at home.

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There is a light in this world, a healing spirit more powerful than any darkness we may encounter.

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Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do, but how much love we put in the action that we do.

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Peace and war begin at home. If we truly want peace in the world, let us begin by loving one another in our own families. If we want to spread joy, we need for every family to have joy.

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Life is an opportunity, benefit from it. Life is beauty, admire it. Life is a dream, realize it

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There are so many religions and each one has its different ways of following God. I follow Christ: Jesus is my God, Jesus is my Spouse, Jesus is my Life, Jesus is my only Love, Jesus is my All in All; Jesus is my Everything.

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

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

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We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness.

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

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The poor are great! The poor are wonderful! The poor are very generous! They give us much more than what we give them.

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Do ordinary things with extraordinary love.

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Intense love does not measure, it just gives.

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No matter how tired you are, no matter how physically exhausting this work may be, it's beautiful to bring a smile into someone's life, to care for someone in need. What greater joy can there be?

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Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty.

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