Mother Teresa Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Mother Teresa quotes, Mother Teresa sayings, and Mother Teresa proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.'

Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing. Mother Teresa
A joyful heart is the inevitable result of a heart burning with love. Mother Teresa
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty. Mother Teresa
I want you to be concerned about your next-door neighbor. Do you know your next-door neighbor? Mother Teresa
Peace begins with a smile. Mother Teresa
If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other. Mother Teresa
The good you do today may be forgotten tomorrow. Do good anyway. Mother Teresa
Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin. Mother Teresa
Go behind the apparent circumstances of the situation and locate the love in yourself and in all others involved in the situation. Mother Teresa
Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless. Mother Teresa
I only feel angry when I see waste. When I see people throwing away things we could use. Mother Teresa
Life is a game, play it. Life is too precious, do not destroy it. Mother Teresa
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty. Mother Teresa
Whatever religion we are, we must pray together. Mother Teresa
If you are searching for God and do not know where to begin, learn to pray and take the trouble to pray every day. Mother Teresa
We have to put our trusts in Him and love Him, believe in Him, work for Him. And if we pray, we will get all the answers we need. Mother Teresa
Children need to learn to pray and they need to have their parents pray with them. Mother Teresa
It is from the family that the child is supposed to get the first spiritual formation, and within the family it is meant to be nurtured and to grow. Mother Teresa
Be happy in the moment, that's enough. Each moment is all we need, not more. Mother Teresa
Make us worthy Lord to serve our fellow men throughout the world who live and die in poverty and hunger. Give them through our hands this day their daily bread and by our understanding love, give peace and joy. 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
Intense love does not measure, it just gives. Mother Teresa
It is easier to give a cup of rice to relieve hunger than to relieve the loneliness and pain of someone unloved. Mother Teresa
If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one. Mother Teresa
For me, life is the most beautiful gift of God to mankind, therefore people and nations who destroy life by abortion and euthanasia are the poorest. I do not say legal or illegal, but I think that no human hand should be raised to kill life, since life is God's life in us, even in an unborn child. Mother Teresa
One filled with joy preaches without preaching. Mother Teresa
There is hunger for ordinary bread, and there is hunger for love, for kindness, for thoughtfulness, and this is the great poverty that makes people suffer so much. Mother Teresa
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty. 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
It is not how much you do, but how much love you put in the doing. Mother Teresa