Mother Teresa
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"Teresa of Calcutta, Missionaries of Charity/M.C.", commonly known as "Mother Teresa", was a Catholic Church/Roman Catholic Nun/religious sister and missionary who lived most of her life in India. She was born in today's Republic of Macedonia/Macedonia, with her family being of Albanians/Albanian descent originating in Kosovo.

Mother Teresa founded the Missionaries of Charity, a Roman Catholic Congregation (Catholic)/religious congregation, which in 2012 consisted of over 4,500 sisters and is active in 133 countries. They run hospices and homes for people with HIV/AIDS, leprosy and tuberculosis; soup kitchens; dispensaries and mobile clinics; children's and family counselling programmes; orphanages; and schools. Members must adhere to the vows of chastity, poverty and obedience as well as a fourth vow, to give "wholehearted free service to the poorest of the poor".

Mother Teresa was the recipient of numerous honours including the 1979 Nobel Peace Prize. In 2003, she was beatification/beatified as "Blessed Teresa of Calcutta". A second miracle credited to her intercession is required before she can be recognised as a saint by the Catholic Church.

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If you find serenity and happiness, some people may be jealous. Be happy anyway.

Kind words are short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.

What we do is less than a drop in the ocean. But if it were missing, the ocean would lack something.

If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.

The good you do today, people will often forget tomorrow; Do good anyway.

I know God will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish that He didn't trust me so much.

Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls. A joyful heart is the inevitable result of a heart burning with love.

It's not how much we give, but how much love we put into giving.

It is not the magnitude of our actions but the amount of love that is put into them that matters.

We can do no great things; only small things with great love.

Please choose the way of peace. ... In the short term there may be winners and losers in this war that we all dread. But that never can, nor never will justify the suffering, pain and loss of life your weapons will cause.

I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.

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.

There are many in the world dying for a piece of bread, but there are many more dying for a little love.

God doesn't require us to succeed; he only requires that you try.

Let us make one point, that we meet each other with a smile, when it is difficult to smile. Smile at each other, make time for each other in your family.

Intense love does not measure, it just gives.

Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier.

We cannot do great things on this Earth, only small things with great love.

Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the worst poverty of all.

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.

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.

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

Do not think that love in order to be genuine has to be extraordinary. What we need is to love without getting tired. Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.

If you try, you will find it impossible to do one great thing. You can only do many small things with great love.

Whether one is Hindu or a Muslim or a Christian, how you live your life is proof that you are or not fully His. We cannot condemn or judge or pass words that will hurt people. We don't know in what way God is appearing to that soul and what God is drawing that soul to; therefor, who are we to condemn anybody?

One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.

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

Joy is prayer - Joy is strength - Joy is love - Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.

It is easy to love the people far away. It is not always easy to love those close to us. It is easier to give a cup of rice to relieve hunger than to relieve the loneliness and pain of someone unloved in our home. Bring love into your home for this is where our love for each other must start.

The most terrible poverty is loneliness and the feeling of being unloved.