Mother Teresa, born Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu

Mother Teresa, born Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu
1910
1997

Catholic Nun of Albanian Ethnicity, Founded the Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta, India, Winner of Nobel Peace Prize, Beatified by Pope John Paul II and given the title Blessed Teresa of Calcutta

Author Quotes

Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.

Kindness has converted more people than zeal, science, or eloquence.

If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one.

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

Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.

Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.

The word “prayer” is applied to at least four distinct procedures - petition, intercession, adoration, contemplation. Petition is the asking of something for ourselves. Intercession is the asking of something for other people. Adoration is the use of intellect, feeling, will and imagination in making acts of devotion directed towards God in his personal aspect or as incarnated in human form. Contemplation is that condition of alert passivity, in which the soul lays itself open to the divine ground within and without, the immanent and transcendent Godhead.

There is hunger for ordinary bread, and there is hunger for love, for kindness, for thoughtfulness; and this is the great poverty that makes people suffer so much.

Spiritual people are not perfect people, They are only imperfect people who have put the Lord first.

Let everyone understand that real love of God does not consist in tear-shedding, nor in that sweetness and tenderness for which usually we long, just because they console us, but in serving God in justice, fortitude of soul and humility.

The most significant ailment in the world today is "spiritual deprivation."

It is by forgiving that one is forgiven.

What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family.

Author Picture
First Name
Mother Teresa, born Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu
Birth Date
1910
Death Date
1997
Bio

Catholic Nun of Albanian Ethnicity, Founded the Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta, India, Winner of Nobel Peace Prize, Beatified by Pope John Paul II and given the title Blessed Teresa of Calcutta