20 Inspirational Quotes from Mother Theresa

Mother Theresa has been an inspiration for many years. Following are 20 inspirational quotes from Mother Theresa, which one is your favourite?

  • “I know God won’t give me anything I can’t handle. I just wish he didn’t trust me so much.” ~ Mother Teresa
  • “When you don’t have anything, then you have everything.” ~ Mother Theresa
  • “I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.” ~ Mother Theresa
  • “Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.” ~ Mother Theresa
  • “If you can’t feed a hundred people, feed just one.” ~ Mother Theresa
  • “Never travel faster than your guardian angel can fly.” ~ Mother Theresa
  • “Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.” ~ Mother Theresa
  • “The greatest disease in the West today is not TB or leprosy; it is being unwanted, unloved, and uncared for. We can cure physical diseases with medicine, but the only cure for loneliness, despair, and hopelessness is love. There are many in the world who are dying for a piece of bread but there are many more dying for a little love. The poverty in the West is a different kind of poverty – it is not only a poverty of loneliness but also of spirituality. There’s a hunger for love, as there is a hunger for God.” ~ Mother Theresa
  • “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.” ~ Mother Theresa
  • “Live simply so others may simply live.” ~ Mother Theresa
  • “Peace begins with a smile.” ~ Mother Theresa
  • “Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.” ~ Mother Theresa
  • “What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family.” ~ Mother Theresa
  • “The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread.” ~ Mother Theresa
  • “It’s not how much we give but how much love we put into giving.” ~ Mother Theresa
  • “Never travel faster than your guardian angel can fly.” ~ Mother Theresa
  • “I can do things you cannot, you can do things I cannot; together we can do great things.” ~ Mother Theresa
  • “A life not lived for others is not a life.” ~ Mother Theresa
  • “Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person.” ~ Mother Theresa
  • “Love to be real, it must cost – it must hurt – it must empty us of self.” ~ Mother Theresa


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  • Maisie Lobo

    Reply Reply February 26, 2021

    Mother Teresa, woman of courage and she actually got life!

    Jesus & she my inspirations to be a better person in true worship of YHWH.

    • Jane

      Reply Reply March 4, 2021

      Yes Mother Teresa is definitely an inspiration Maisie 🙂

  • Alice

    Reply Reply September 6, 2016

    They are really touching, thanks to mother teresa

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