Mother Teresa: 20 most powerful quotes

“Do ordinary things with extraordinary love.”

Last Updated: Sep 04, 2016, 10:39 AM IST
Mother Teresa: 20 most powerful quotes

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

“If I ever become a Saint–I will surely be one of ‘darkness.’ I will continually be absent from Heaven–to light the light of those in darkness on earth.”

“I am everything. Every country I love and I am a child of God to love the humans.”

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

“Do ordinary things with extraordinary love.”

“One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.”

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

“If we pray, we will believe; if we believe, we will love; if we love, we will serve.”

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

“We fear the future because we are wasting the today.”

“I see somebody dying, I pick him up. I find somebody hungry, I give him food. He can love and be loved. I don’t look at his color, I don’t look at his religion. I don’t look at anything. Every person whether he is Hindu, Muslim or Buddhist, he is my brother, my sister.”

“The future is so much in the hands of God, I find it much more easy to accept today because yesterday is gone and tomorrow has not come and I have only today.”

“We have been created for greater things, to love and be loved.”

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

Prayer in action is love, love in action is service

“I do not agree with the big way of doing things. To us, what matters is an individual.”

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

“What you spend years building may be destroyed overnight; build it anyway.”

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

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