35 Popular Mother Teresa Quotes on Love, Kindness, And Happiness

The great Mother Teresa or the Blessed Teresa of Calcutta was actually a Roman Catholic Sister and also served as missionary who was born in Albania however lived mostly in India where she is best known for her charitable works.

Mother Teresa was the founder of the Missionaries of Charity, which is basically a Roman Catholic congregation, consisting of more than 4,500 sisters and works across 133 countries. This organization run hospices and provides homes for people having HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and leprosy, basically the people which society does not accepts. For her numerous charity works and devotion of her entire life for the betterment of others, Mother Teresa was given numerous honors which most famously includes the Nobel Peace Prize of 1979.

Although Mother Teresa was mostly admired for her charitable works, however she was also criticized, due to her campaigns against the concept of contraception and for providing substandard conditions in her hospices. However, most people still loved her for her wonderful works and help of the poor and the ill. She was recognized by the Indian government in 1962 when she was given the award of Padma Shri and later in 1969 the award for Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding. She was also the recipient of many other major Indian awards later also including the country’s highest civilian award, which is the Bharat Ratna, in the year 1980.

Not only in India, but in the rest of the world as well she was the recipient of many awards and was admired by many people who loved her and wanted to support her noble cause. In her life she was an amazing leader and said some wonderful things which you can read here. Here we have compiled some best mother Teresa quotes for you to get inspiration.



” Be kind whenever possible, it is always possible. “

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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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” We have been created for greater things. Not just to be a number in the world. Not just to go for diplomas and degrees. This work and that work. We have been created in order to love and be loved.”

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” What I can do you cannot. What you can do I cannot. But together we can do something beautiful for God. “

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” Live simply so others may simply live. “

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

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” The fruit of faith is love, and the fruit of love is service. “

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” If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one. “

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

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” You should never lose heart. God is merciful and kind. He has endowed you with the best gift – Smile, which can make millions happy. “

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” Let’s always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love. “

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” Life is a struggle, accept it. “

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” Words which do not give the light of Christ Increase the darkness. “

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” Those who say it can’t be done, need to get out of the way of those who are doing it. “

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” Even the rich are hungry for love, for being cared for, for being wanted, for having someone to call their own. “

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” I know God will not give me anything I can’t handle. I just wish He didn’t trust me so much. “

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” At the end of our lives, we will not be judged by how many diplomas we have received, how much money we have made or how many great things we have done. We will be judged by ‘ I was hungry and you gave me to eat. I was naked and you clothed me. I was homeless and you took me in. “

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” Intense love does not measure, it just gives. “

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” The greatest good is what we do for one another. “

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” We have the obligation to speak the truth but we don’t have to convince anyone. “

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” A life not lived for others is not a life. “

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” God speaks in the silence of the heart. Listening is the beginning of prayer. “

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

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” Give of your hands to serve and your hearts to love. “

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

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” God has not called me to be successful. He called me to be faithful. “

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

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” Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do, but how much love we put into that action. “

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” The most terrible poverty is loneliness, and the feeling of being unloved. “

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

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” People are often unreasonable, irrational, and self-centered. Forgive them anyway.
If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives. Be kind anyway.
If you are successful, you will win some unfaithful friends and some genuine enemies. Succeed anyway.
If you are honest and sincere people may deceive you. Be honest and sincere anyway.
What you spend years creating, others could destroy overnight. Create anyway.
If you find serenity and happiness, some may be jealous. Be happy anyway.
The good you do today, will often be forgotten. Do good anyway.
Give the best you have, and it will never be enough. Give your best anyway.
In the final analysis, it is between you and God. It was never between you and them anyway.

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” I am not sure exactly what heaven will be like, but I know that when we die and it comes time for God to judge us, he will not ask, ‘How many good things have you done in your life?’ Rather he will ask, ‘ How much you love did you put into what you did? “

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” Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies. “

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