Favorite Quotations ~† Mother Teresa, 3 Mother Teresa: Complete Authorized Biography

"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies." ~ Mother Teresa

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I donít want you to give me your surplus. I want you to give with personal deprivation.

I know God will not give me anything I can ít handle. I just wish that He didnít trust me so much.

A smile is the beginning of love. ~ Swings Hanging from Every Tree

Intense love does not measure; it just gives.

You take care of the other three; I will take care of the one who looks worse.

Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.

I always begin my prayer in silence, for it is in the silence of the heart that God speaks. God is the friend of silence.

I see God in every human being. When I wash the leper's wounds I feel I am nursing the Lord himself. Is it not a beautiful experience?

I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.

Without prayer I could not work for even half an hour. I get my strength from God through prayer.

Your soul is a gift of God.

People ask me what advice I have for a married couple struggling in their relationship. I always answer "Pray and forgive."

God is everywhere and in everything and we are all His children. when we gather in His name this gives us strength.

We must become holy, not because we want to feel holy, but because Christ must be able to live his life fully in us. ~ Something Beautiful for God

Do not think that love, in order to be genuine, has to be extraordinary.

Be kind and merciful. Let no one ever come to you without coming away better and happier.

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

Joy is prayer. Joy is strength.

Justice without love is not justice. Love without justice is not love.

Keep the joy of loving the poor and share this joy with all you meet. Remember works of love are works of Peace. God Bless you.

Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.