40 Best Mother Teresa Quotes on Kindness
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40 Best Mother Teresa Quotes on Kindness

Mother Teresa, one of the great humanitarians for her compassion and kindness. She was an ethnic Indian Roman Catholic nun. In order to help the poor, she established the Missionaries of Charity. Let’s take a moment to be inspired by best quotes from Mother Teresa on her kindness.

Mother Teresa considered her work among the poor a goal. She believed that God called her to serve the “poorest of the poor”.

Mother Teresa gained fame and recognition globally. In 1979, Nobel Peace Prize was awarded for her humanitarian work. Several books were written about Mother Teresa on her life and work which raised awareness on her mission.

So let us be inspired by the life and teachings of Mother Teresa. Let’s make an effort to practise kindness and affection every day.

Best Kindness Mother Teresa Quotes

“Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.”


“Be kind and merciful. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier.”

“Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person.”

“Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.”

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

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“Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.”

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

“It’s not how much we give, but how much love we put into giving.”

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


“Love cannot remain by itself—it has no meaning. Love has to be put into action and that action is service.”

“The greatest disease in the West today is not TB or leprosy; it is being unwanted, unloved, and uncared for.”

“The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread.”

“Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.”

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“Let us not be satisfied with just giving money. Money is not enough, money can be got, but they need your hearts to love them.”

“There is a terrible hunger for love. We all experience that in our lives—the pain, the loneliness. We must have the courage to recognize it.”

“We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop.”

“Do not think that love, in order to be genuine, has to be extraordinary. What we need is to love without getting tired.”

“There is only one God and He is God to all; therefore, it is important that everyone is seen as equal before God.”

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

“Intense love does not measure, it just gives.”

“The good you do today may be forgotten tomorrow. Do good anyway.”

“The success of love is in the loving—it is not in the result of loving.”

“We can do no great things, only small things with great love.”

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“Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace.”

“Love is not patronizing and charity isn’t about pity, it is about love. Charity and love are the same.”

“I am a little pencil in the hand of a writing God who is sending a love letter to the world.”

“Love is a fruit in season at all times and within reach of every hand.”

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“If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives. Be kind anyway.”

“At the end of life, we will not be judged by how many diplomas we have received, how much money we have made, how many great things we have done. We will be judged by ‘I was hungry, and you gave me something to eat, I was naked, and you clothed me. I was homeless, and you took me in.'”

“The openness of our hearts and minds can be measured by how wide we draw the circle of what we call family.”

“The greatest destroyer of peace is abortion because if a mother can kill her own child, what is left for me to kill you and you to kill me? There is nothing between.”

“It is easy to love the people far away. It is not always easy to love those close to us.”


“The miracle is not that we do this work, but that we are happy to do it.”

“I want you to be concerned about your next-door neighbor. Do you know your next-door neighbor?”

“Peace begins with a smile.”

“Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.”

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

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