"Our life of poverty is as necessary as the work itself. Only in heaven will we see how much we owe to the poor for helping us to love God better because of them."
"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."Mother Teresa on Confucius
"All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence."Mother Teresa on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."Mother Teresa on Thomas A. Edison
"By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day."Mother Teresa on Robert Frost
"Nothing will work unless you do."Mother Teresa on Maya Angelou
"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."
"We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. 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."
"Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace. Money will come if we seek first the Kingdom of God - the rest will be given."
"There is always the danger that we may just do the work for the sake of the work. This is where the respect and the love and the devotion come in - that we do it to God, to Christ, and that's why we try to do it as beautifully as possible."
"I try to give to the poor people for love what the rich could get for money. No, I wouldn't touch a leper for a thousand pounds yet I willingly cure him for the love of God."
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