Wisdom Quotes From Mother Teresa

Here are some inspirational and motivational quotes by very inspirational Lady herself, Mother Teresa!

We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.
~ Mother Teresa

I want you to be concerned about your next door neighbor. Do you know your next door neighbor?
~ Mother Teresa

Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.
~ Mother Teresa

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

Do not think that love, in order to be genuine, has to be extraordinary. What we need is to love without getting tired.
~ Mother Teresa

God doesn’t require us to succeed; he only requires that you try.
~ Mother Teresa

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

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

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

Our life of poverty is as necessary as the work itself. Only in heaven will we see how much we owe to the poor for helping us to love God better because of them.
~ Mother Teresa

Many people mistake our work for our vocation. Our vocation is the love of Jesus.
~ Mother Teresa

Sweetest Lord, make me appreciative of the dignity of my high vocation, and its many responsibilities. Never permit me to disgrace it by giving way to coldness, unkindness, or impatience.
~ Mother Teresa

Good works are links that form a chain of love.
~ Mother Teresa

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

Intense love does not measure, it just gives.
~ Mother Teresa

The miracle is not that we do this work, but that we are happy to do it.
~ Mother Teresa

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

In this life we cannot do great things. We can only do small things with great love.
~ Mother Teresa

There is always the danger that we may just do the work for the sake of the work. This is where the respect and the love and the devotion come in – that we do it to God, to Christ, and that’s why we try to do it as beautifully as possible.
~ Mother Teresa

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.
~ Mother Teresa

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.
~ 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

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.
~ Mother Teresa

If we want a love message to be heard, it has got to be sent out. To keep a lamp burning, we have to keep putting oil in it.
~ Mother Teresa

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

The biggest disease today is not leprosy or tuberculosis, but rather the feeling of being unwanted.
~ Mother Teresa
I do not pray for success, I ask for faithfulness.
~ Mother Teresa

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