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Quotes by Mother Teresa

Simple Words, Great Motivation


Read these quotes by Mother Teresa, and you will be touched by her piety and devotion. Spare a thought for this great soul who lived amidst us and set an example.

God has created us to love and to be loved, and this is the beginning of prayer; to know that he loves me, that I have been created for greater things.

Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody -- I think that is a much greater hunger -- a much greater poverty than the perswho has nothing to eat.

When you look at electrical things you can see that they are made of small and big wires, cheap and expensive all lined up. Until the current runs through them there will be no light. Those wires are you and me and the current is God. We have the power to let the current pass through us, use us and produce the light of the world or we can refuse to be used and allow darkness to spread.

Do not allow yourselves to be disheartened by any failure as long as you have done your best.

Intense love does not measure, it just gives.

Let no one come to you without leaving better and happier.

Love begins by taking care of the closest ones… the ones at home.

Prayer enlarges the heart until it is capable of containing God's gift of himself.

The family that prays together stays together, and if they stay together they will love one another as God has loved each one of them. And works of love are always works of peace.

There are no great things, only small things with great love. Happy are those.

To keep a lamp burning we have to put oil in it.

We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.

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