Teresa of Calcutta (1910-1997) Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu Secular name, recently beatified by Pope Francis, was a Catholic nun of Albanian origin who lived and worked in India and founded the congregation of the Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta. For more than 45 years he attended to the poor, sick, orphaned and dying, while guiding the expansion of his congregation, initially in India and then in other countries of the world.
He became famous worldwide after winning the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979. Here is a perverse compilation of the phrases of Mother Teresa of Calcutta that will help you move forward.
Famous quotes Mother Teresa of Calcutta
We will never know everything good that a simple smile can do.
If you judge people, you don't have time to love them.
Spread the love wherever you go. Don't let anyone get away from you without being a little happier.
We cannot always do great things, but we can do small things with great love.
Kind words can be short and easy to say, but their echoes are really infinite.
I alone cannot change the world, but I can throw a stone through the water to create many undulations.
Love is a seasonal fruit at all times and within reach of all hands.
The deep joy of the heart is like a magnet that indicates the way of life.
There are things you would love to hear and you will never hear from the person you would like me to tell you. But don't be so deaf as to not hear them from the one who says them from your heart.
The hunger for love is much harder to eliminate than the hunger for bread.
The revolution of love begins with a smile. Smile five times a day who you really don't want to smile at. You must do it for peace.
You will never be so busy as not to think about others.
I do not pray for success, I ask for happiness.
To make a lamp always on, we must not stop putting oil.
Every work of love, carried out with all your heart, will always bring people closer to God.
Live simply so that others can simply live.
How can there be too many children? That is like saying that there are too many flowers.
Forgiveness is a decision, not a feeling, because when we forgive we no longer feel the offense, we do not feel more resentment. Excuse me, that by forgiving you will have your soul in peace and will be the one who offended you.
If you can't feed a hundred people, feed only one.
Do not give only the superfluous, give your heart.
Joy is a web of love in which souls can be caught.
If we do not have peace in the world, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other, that this man, that woman, that creature, is my brother or my sister.
Be true to small things, since it is in them where strength resides.
What matters is how much love we put into the work we do.
Let us always find each other with a smile, the smile is the beginning of love.
Our examination of conscience is the mirror in which we see our achievements and our difficulties. That is why we must face it with sincerity and love.
Lack of love is the greatest poverty.
Money can only buy material things, such as food, clothing and housing. But it takes something more. There are evils that cannot be cured with money, but only with love.
Love until it hurts. If it hurts is a good sign.
If you are humble nothing can harm you, neither praise, nor shame, because you know what you are.
I can do things that you can't, you can do things that I can't; Together we can do great things.
What takes years to build can be destroyed overnight; let's build anyway.
Joy is strength.
Giving someone all your love is never a guarantee that he will love you too; but don't expect to be loved, just wait for love to grow in the heart of the other person. And if it doesn't grow, be happy because it grew in yours.
Many times a word, a look, a gesture is enough to fill the heart of the one we love.
There are many people willing to do great things, but there are very few people willing to do small things.
We know very well that what we are doing is nothing more than a drop in the ocean. But if that drop were not there, the ocean would lack something.
Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do ... it is how much love we put into each action.
The greatest science in the world, in heaven and on earth; it is love.
Love can not remain by itself. Has no sense. Love has to take action. This activity will take us to the service.
We do not need weapons and bombs to bring peace, we need love and compassion.
There is one very beautiful thing: to share the joy of love.
True love has a cost for us. It must hurt. It must empty us of ourselves.
Work without love is slavery.
Love is a fruit that ripens in all seasons and is within reach of all hands.
Some people come to our lives as blessings. Some come to our life as lessons.
Trees, flowers, plants grow in silence. The stars, the sun, the moon move in silence. Silence gives us a new perspective.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and achievements.
We learn through humility, to accept humiliations happily.
I am nothing but a small pencil in the hand of God's writing.
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About spiritual strength
Always keep in mind that the skin wrinkles,
The hair turns white,
the days become years ...
But the important thing does not change;
Your strenght and conviction have no age.
Your spirit is the duster of any spider web.
Behind each arrival line, there is a starting line.
Behind every achievement, there is another challenge.
While you're alive, feel alive.
If you miss what you did, do it again.
Do not live yellow photos ...
Go on, even though everyone waits for you to leave.
Don't let the iron in you rust.
Make them, instead of pity, have you respect.
When you can't run for years, jog.
When you can't jog, walk.
When you can not walk, use cane.
But never stop!
Important questions of life
The most beautiful day? Today.
The easiest thing? Make a mistake.
The biggest obstacle? The fear.
The biggest mistake? Abandon oneself.
The root of all evils? Selfishness
The most beautiful distraction? The job.
The worst defeat? Discouragement
The best teachers? Children.
The first need? Communicate.
What makes you happier? Being useful to others.
The biggest mystery? Death.
The worst defect? The bad mood
The most dangerous person? The liar.
The most mean feeling? Resentment
The most essential? Home.
The fastest route? The straight path
The most beautiful gift? The forgiveness.
The biggest feeling? Interior peace.
The most effective shelter? The optimism.
The greatest satisfaction? The duty fulfilled.
The most powerful force in the world? Faith.
The most necessary people? Parents.
The most beautiful thing of all? Love.
Life is a chance; take advantage of it.
Life is beauty; admire her.
Life is bliss; taste it
The life is dream; make it happen
Life is a challenge; face on.
Life is a duty; fulfill it.
The life is a game; play it.
Life is Beautiful; take care of her
Life is wealth; keep it
The life is love; enjoy it.
Life is mystery; unveil it
Life is promise; fulfill it.
Life is sadness; get over her.
Life is hymn; sing it
Life is combat; accept it.
Life is a tragedy; master it.
Life is adventure; drag her.
The life is happiness; merce it.
Life is life; defend it.
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