Mother Teresa Quotes

The fruit of love is service. The fruit of service is peace. And peace begins with a smile.

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

Let us not use bombs and guns to overcome the world. Let us use love and compassion. Peace begins with a smile – smile five times a day to someone you don’t really want to smile at all – do it for peace. So let us radiate the peace of God and so light his […]

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.

Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat… We must find each other.

Humility is the mother of all virtues; purity, charity and obedience. It is in being humble that our love becomes real, devoted and ardent. If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are. If you are blamed you will not be discouraged. If they call you […]

True holiness consists in doing God’s will with a smile.

I love St. Francis of Assisi, because he had a great love for animals. He used to talk with them and play with them – and scold them if they did harm to anybody. I love animals, too. Animals are such simple creations of God’s beauty.

In time, they will start killing grown-up people, disabled people and so on.

It is a poverty to decide that a child must die so that you may live as you wish.