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#1. If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#2. Cheerfulness is a sign of a generous and mortified person who forgetting all things, even herself, tries to please her God in all she does for souls. Cheerfulness is often a cloak which hides a life of sacrifice and a continual union with God. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#3. If each of us would only sweep our own doorstep, the whole World would be clean. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#4. The purpose of guilt is to bring us to the Lord, after that it has no purpose. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#5. It was easier to deal with poverty and death in India that the lack of spirituality in America. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#6. Am I ever angry or frustrated? I only feel angry sometimes when I see waste, when things that we waste are what people need, things that would save them from dying. Frustrated? No, never. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#7. One thing will always secure heaven for us-the acts of charity and kindness with which we have filled our lives. We can do no great things, only small things with great love. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#8. The trouble is that rich people, well-to-do people, very often don't really know who the poor are; and that is why we can forgive them, for knowledge can only lead to love, and love to service. And so, if they are not touched by them, it's because they do not know them - Author: Mother Teresa
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#9. Spread love whenever you go ... - Author: Mother Teresa
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#10. As for me, the silence and the emptiness is so great, that I look and do not see, - Listen and do not hear - the tongue moves but does not speak ... I want you to pray for me - that I let Him have free hand. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#11. From the moment a soul has the grace to know God, she must seek. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#12. Fr. Bert White: I think when you focus on money and property ownership, you go the way of the material world, of the Big, of Up and More. It becomes your agenda and then faith can fly out of the window. There has to be faith and a trust in God's reality - a trust that things will work out. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#13. There are no great things, only small things with great love. Happy are those. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#14. To love others as God loves you, that is the measure of success - Author: Mother Teresa
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#15. Abortion is profoundly anti-women. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#16. If you have a sick or lonely person at home, be there. Maybe just to hold a hand, maybe just to give a smile, that is the greatest, the most beautiful work. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#17. In the poor we meet Jesus in his most distressing disguises. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#18. Loneliness is the most terrible form of poverty. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#19. If you are looking for vocations, as a community have adoration every day. Once the Missionaries of Charity started daily adoration, their vocations doubled - Author: Mother Teresa
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#20. My key to heaven is that I loved Jesus in the night. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#21. Do not look for Jesus away from yourselves. He is not out there; He is in you. Keep your lamp burning, and you will recognize him. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#22. I think that before people were speaking much about the poor, but now more and more people are speaking to the poor. That is the great difference. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#23. I have more often as my companion "darkness." And when the night becomes very thick- and it seems to me as if I will end up in hell- then I simply offer myself to Jesus. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#24. If we can not love the person whom we see, how can we love God whom we can not see? - Author: Mother Teresa
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#25. To God there is nothing small. The moment we have given it to God, it becomes infinite. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#26. Do not spare me in anything
let there be less and less of me in everything. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#27. People crave attention and appreciation more than they do bread. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#28. We do our work for Jesus and with Jesus. It's not a matter of praying some times and working others. We pray the work. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#29. The right to life does not depend, and must not be contingent, on the pleasure of anyone else, not even a parent or sovereign. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#30. Together we can do great things. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#31. The poverty of the West is far more difficult to solve than the poverty of India. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#32. There are only two ways: either we love-and love in action is service - or we put hatred into action and destroy. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#33. I realized that I had the call to take care of the sick and the dying, the hungry, the naked, the homeless - to be God's Love in action to the poorest of the poor. That was the beginning of the Missionaries of Charity. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#34. May God break my heart so completely that the whole world falls in. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#35. There is a famine in America. Not a famine of food, but of love, of truth, of life. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#36. Work without love is slavery. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#37. God does not demand that I be succesful. God demands that I be faithful. When facing God, results are not important. Faithfulness is what is important. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#38. I will not pray clarity for you. Clarity is the crutch of the Christian. But I will pray trust for you, that your trust will increase. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#39. Purity is the fruit of prayer. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#40. Our hours of adoration will be special hours of reparation for sins, and intercession for the needs of the whole world, exposing the sin-sick and suffering humanity to the healing, sustaining and transforming rays of Jesus, radiating from the Eucharist. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#41. The fruit of faith is love,and the fruit of love is service ... spread love everywhere u go.. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#42. It's not about how much you do, but how much love you put into what you do that counts. Life isn't worth living, unless lived for other people. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#43. Peace begins with a smile.. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#44. If you are discouraged it is a sign of pride because it shows you trust in your own power. Your self-sufficiency, your selfishness and your intellectual pride will inhibit His coming to live in your heart because God cannot fill what is already full. It is as simple as that. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#45. Where there is love, there is joy. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#46. Prayer is not asking. Prayer is putting oneself in the hands of God, at His disposition, and listening to His voice in the depth of our hearts. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#47. My secret is a very simple one: I pray. To pray to Christ is to love him. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#48. Let's do something beautiful for God. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#49. Faith keeps the person who keeps the faith. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#50. You can pray while you work. Work doesn't stop prayer and prayer doesn't stop work. It requires only that small raising of the mind to him: I love you God, I trust you, I believe in you, I need you now. Small things like that. They are wonderful prayers. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#51. The openness of our hearts and minds can be measured by how wide we draw the circle of what we call family. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#52. As soon as we take the enfleshment of God, the incarnation which, for Christians, is represented by the person of Jesus Christ, then we start taking things seriously. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#53. Prayer is the mortar that holds our house together. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#54. There is a light in this world, a healing spirit more powerful than any darkness we may encounter. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#55. Love cannot remain by itself - it has no meaning. Love has to be put into action and that action is service. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#56. If you are honest and frank, people may cheat you; Be honest and frank anyway. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#57. I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#58. Duty is a very personal thing. It is what comes from knowing the need to take action and not just a need to urge others to do something. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#59. It is a just retribution for improper sexual misconduct - Author: Mother Teresa
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#60. Everything starts from prayer. Without asking God for love, we cannot possess love and still less are we able to give it to others. Just as people today are speaking so much about the poor but they do not know or talk to the poor, we too cannot talk so much about prayer and yet not know how to pray. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#61. I know I would not be able to work one week if it were not for that continual force coming from Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament, - Author: Mother Teresa
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#62. Give the world the best you have, and it may never be enough; give the world the best you've got anyway. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#63. Hungry not only for bread - but hungry for love. Naked not only for clothing - but naked of human dignity and respect. Homeless not only for want of a home of bricks - but homeless because of rejection. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#64. Even when the urgent is good, the good can keep you from your best, keep you from your unique contribution, if you let it. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#65. We want to create hope for the person ... we must give hope, always hope. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#66. Life is a challenge, we must take it. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#67. Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#68. We must make our homes centers of compassion and forgive endlessly. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#69. Let us all smile at each other for a smile is the beginning of love. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#70. The joy of the presence of Jesus, you must be able to give wherever you go. But you cannot give what you don't have. That's why you need a pure heart, a pure heart that you will receive as a fruit of your prayer, as a fruit of your oneness with Christ. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#71. Life is luck, make it. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#72. In the home begins the disruption of the peace of the world. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#73. Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#74. A direct killing of the innocent child, 'Murder' by the mother herself - Author: Mother Teresa
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#75. Holiness is doing God's will with a smile. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#76. It is more difficult to fight poverty in a rich country than in a poor one. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#77. The highest form of worship is to find the least among you and treat them like Jesus. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#78. May God give back to you in love all the love you have given. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#79. To fear is to expect punishment. To love is to know we are immersed not in darkness, but in light. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#80. I hope that what you give me comes not from your surplus but it is the fruit of a sacrifice made for the love of God. You must give what costs you, go without something you like, then you will truly be brothers to the poor who are deprived of even the things they need. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#81. Let us remain as empty as possible so that God can fill us up. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#82. I am nothing; I am but an instrument, a tiny pencil in the hands of the Lord with which He writes what he likes. However imperfect we are, he writes beautifully. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#83. There is only one God and He is God to all; therefore it is important that everyone is seen as equal before God. I've always said we should help a Hindu become a better Hindu, a Muslim become a better Muslim, a Catholic become a better Catholic. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#84. We will never know how much just a simple smile will do. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#85. If you want to change the world, go home and love your family. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#86. I am a little pencil in God's hands. He does the thinking. He does the writing. He does everything and sometimes it is really hard because it is a broken pencil and He has to sharpen it a little more. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#87. In the final analysis it is between you and God, it was never between you and them anyway. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#88. I still think that the greatest suffering is being lonely, feeling unloved, just having no one ... That is the worst disease that any human being can ever experience. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#89. Holiness grows so fast where there is kindness. The world is lost for want of sweetness and kindness. Do not forget we need each other. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#90. Speak tenderly; let there be kindness in your face, in your eyes, in your smile, in the warmth of your greeting. Always have a cheerful smile. Don't only give your care, but give your heart as well. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#91. God doesn't ask that we succeed in everything, but that we are faithful. However beautiful our work may be, let us not become attached to it. Always remain prepared to give it up, without losing your peace. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#92. We must become holy not because we want to feel holy, but because Christ must be able to live His life fully in us. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#93. God does not create poverty; we do, because we do not share. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#94. I fear just one thing : Money! Greed
was what motivated Judas to sell Jesus - Author: Mother Teresa
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#95. Profound joy of the heart is like a magnet that indicates the path of life. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#96. Give that child to me. I want it. I will care for it. I am willing to accept any child who would be aborted and to give that child to a married couple who will love the child and be loved by the child. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#97. Everything that is not given is lost. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#98. 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. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#99. If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives. Do good anyway. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#100. You will never truly realize God is all you need until He becomes all you have. - Author: Mother Teresa
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