"One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody."
"Great minds discuss ideas average minds discuss events small minds discuss people."Mother Teresa on Eleanor Roosevelt
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."Mother Teresa on Albert Einstein
"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them."Mother Teresa on William Shakespeare
"One sees great things from the valley only small things from the peak."Mother Teresa on Gilbert K. Chesterton
"All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope."Mother Teresa on Winston Churchill
"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."