I find the rich much poorer--sometimes they are more lonely inside.
Life is a promise; fulfill it. ~ MOTHER TERESA: AN AUTHORIZED BIOGRAPHY
The biggest disease today is not leprosy or tuberculosis, but rather the feeling of being unwanted. ~ Something Beautiful for God
We must make our homes centers of compassion and forgive endlessly.~ Bringing Lent Home with Mother Teresa
Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness: kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile.
A beautiful death is for people who have lived like animals to die like angels.
God is the friend of silence. See how nature--trees, flowers, grass-- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.
There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.
The most important medicine is tender love and care.
It is by forgiving that one is forgiven.
There should be less talk. A preaching point is not a meeting point. ~ A Gift For God, 1975
Give until it hurts.
On Accepting the 1979 Nobel Peace Prize: I choose the poverty of our poor people. But I am grateful to receive (the Nobel) in the name of the hungry, the naked, the homeless, of the crippled, of the blind, of the lepers, of all those people who feel unwanted, unloved, uncared-for throughout society, people that have become a burden to the society and are shunned by everyone.
Even the rich are hungry for love, for being cared for, for being wanted, for having someone to call their own.
How can there be too many children? That's like saying there are too many flowers.
I do not pray for success. I ask for faithfulness.
I prefer you to make mistakes in kindness that work miracles in unkindness.
I think I'm more difficult than critical.
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