Mother Teresa Quotes

Words to Ponder

  • “Intense love does not measure; it just gives.”
  • “Little things are indeed little, but to be faithful in little things is a great thing.”
  • “Nakedness is not only for a piece of clothing; nakedness is lack of human dignity, and also that beautiful virtue of purity, and lack of that respect for each other.”
  • “Give until it hurts.”
  • “The world today is hungry not only for bread but hungry for love; hungry to be wanted, to be loved.”
  • “Before you speak, it is necessary for you to listen, for God speaks in the silence of the heart.”
  • “We have been created to love and to be loved.”
  • “Do not allow yourselves to be disheartened by any failure as long as you have done your best.”
  • “We must make our homes centers of compassion and forgive endlessly.”
  • “If we really want to love we must learn how to forgive.”
  • “A nation that destroys the life of an unborn child, who has been created for living and loving, who has been created in the image of God, is in a tremendous poverty.”
  • “If we pray, we will believe; If we believe, we will love; If we love, we will serve.”
  • “We can do no great things; only small things with great love.”
  • “If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.”