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Mother Quotes

I hope you find value in these encouraging quotes about Mother.

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

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

Mother is the name for God
in the lips and hearts of little children.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

People are often unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered; ...
Forgive them anyway.
- Kent Keith
(often attributed to Mother Teresa, who kept a copy
on the wall of her orphanage)

 

Let us touch the dying, the poor,
the lonely and the unwanted
according to the graces we have received
and let us not be ashamed
or slow to do the humble work.
- Mother Teresa

So your father, or your mother,
never thought you were good enough - SO WHAT?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The biggest disease today is not leprosy or tuberculosis,
but rather the feeling of being unwanted.
- Mother Teresa

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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.
- Mother Teresa

Peace begins with a smile.
- Mother Teresa

It is a kingly act to assist the fallen.
- Mother Teresa

Give the world the best you have
and it may never be enough.
Give the world your best anyway.
- Mother Teresa

We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.
- Mother Teresa

I am a little pencil in the hand of a writing God
who is sending a love letter to the world.
- Mother Teresa

God doesn't require us to succeed;
He only requires that you try.
- Mother Teresa

The miracle is not that we do this work,
but that we are happy to do it.
- Mother Teresa

Kind words can be short and easy to speak,
but their echoes are truly endless.
- Mother Teresa

God Loves an Open Mind, Clean Hands, and a Loving Heart.
So does Your Mother.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Mother's love grows by giving.
- Charles Lamb

If you want a love message to be heard,
it has got to be sent out.
To keep a lamp burning,
we have to keep putting oil in it.
- Mother Teresa

The hunger for love is
much more difficult to remove
than the hunger for bread.
- Mother Teresa

Life is a nurturing mother,
when you just remember to say "thank you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We are all pencils in the hand of God.
- Mother Teresa

A mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled.
- Emily Dickinson

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

A mother is not a person to lean on,
but a person to make leaning unnecessary.
- Dorothy Canfield Fisher

We can do no great things,
only small things with great love.
- Mother Teresa

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

Enthusiasm is the mother of effort,
and without it nothing great was ever achieved.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
- Mother Teresa

There was never a child so lovely
but his mother was glad to get him to sleep.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Spread love everywhere you go.
Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.
- Mother Teresa

Love is a fruit in season at all times,
and within reach of every hand.
- Mother Teresa

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

Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do...
but how much love we put in that action.
- Mother Teresa

I have found the paradox,
that if you love until it hurts,
there can be no more hurt, only more love.
- Mother Teresa

The most important thing a father
can do for his children
is to love their mother.
- Henry Ward Beecher

If we want a love message to be heard,
it has got to be sent out.
To keep a lamp burning,
we have to keep putting oil in it.
- Mother Teresa

Even the rich are hungry for love,
for being cared for, for being wanted,
for having someone to call their own.
- Mother Teresa

Good works are links that form a chain of love.
- Mother Teresa

All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.
- Abraham Lincoln

The girl of my dreams is my mother's shadow,
cast upon the distant movie screen of my future.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In this life we cannot do great things.
We can only do small things with great love.
- Mother Teresa

Necessity is the mother of invention.
- Proverb

Intense love does not measure, it just gives.
- Mother Teresa

"Mother Teresa Prayer"
People are often unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered;
... Forgive them anyway.
If you are kind, people may accuse you
of selfish, ulterior motives;
... Be kind anyway.
If you are successful, you will win some
false friends and some true enemies;
... Succeed anyway.
If you are honest and frank, people may cheat you;
... Be honest and frank anyway.
What you spend years building, someone could destroy overnight;
... Build anyway.
If you find serenity and happiness, they may be jealous;
... Be happy anyway.
The good you do today, people will often forget tomorrow;
... Do good anyway.
Give the world the best you have, and it may never be enough;
... Give the world the best you've got anyway.
You see, in the final analysis, it is between you and God;
It was never between you and them anyway.
We can do no great things - only small things with great love.
- although commonly attributed to Mother Teresa,
who kept a copy of this prayer on
the wall of her Calcutta orphanage,
this prayer was actually written by Kent Keith.

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

The heart of a mother is a deep abyss
at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.
- Honore de Balzac

I think, at a child's birth,
if a mother could ask a fairy godmother
to endow it with the most useful gift,
that gift should be curiosity.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

We think sometimes that poverty is only
being hungry, naked and homeless.
The poverty of being unwanted, unloved and
uncared for is the greatest poverty.
We must start in our own homes to remedy this kind of poverty.
- Mother Teresa

One of the greatest cause of unhappiness -
perhaps even the only cause of unhappiness - is comparison.
I remember as a young child hearing my mother say,
"Comparisons are odious."
That is one of the oldest sayings in the English language,
and one of the most important.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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.
- Mother Teresa

It is impossible to walk rapidly and be unhappy.
- Mother Teresa

Each one of them is Jesus in disguise.
- Mother Teresa

I know God will not give me anything I can't handle.
I just wish he didn't trust me so much.
- Mother Teresa

I don't have a bank account because I don't know my mother's maiden name.
- Paula Poundstone

I do not pray for success,
I ask for faithfulness.
- Mother Teresa

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

My mother was against me being an actress -
until I introduced her to Frank Sinatra.
- Angie Dickinson

When you are alone you are not alone,
you are simply lonely -
and there is a tremendous difference
between loneliness and aloneness.
When you are lonely you are thinking of the other,
you are missing the other.
Loneliness is a negative state.
You are feeling that it would have been
better if the other were there -
your friend, your wife, your mother,
your beloved, your husband.
It would have been good if the other
were there, but the other is not.
Loneliness is absence of the other.
Aloneness is the presence of oneself.
Aloneness is very positive.
It is a presence, overflowing presence.
You are so full of presence
that you can fill the whole universe
with your presence and there is no need for anybody.
- Osho

Words which do not give the
light of Christ increase the darkness.
- Mother Teresa

We return thanks to our mother,
the earth, which sustains us.
We return thanks to the rivers and streams
which supply us with water.
We return thanks to all herbs, which furnish medicines
for the cure of our diseases.
We return thanks to the corn, and to her sisters,
the beans and squashes, which give us life.
We return thanks to the bushes and trees,
which provide us with fruit.
We return thanks to the wind,
which, moving the air, has banished diseases.
We return thanks to the moon and the stars,
which have given us their light when the sun was gone.
We return thanks to our grandfather He-no,
that he has protected his grandchildren from witches and reptiles,
and has given us his rain.
We return thanks to the sun,
that he has looked upon the earth with a beneficent eye.
Lastly, we return thanks to the Great Spirit,
in whom is embodied all goodness,
and who directs all things for the good of his children.
- Iroquois traditional

Death is nothing else but going home to God,
the bond of love will be unbroken for all eternity.
- Mother Teresa

Many people mistake our work for our vocation.
Our vocation is the love of Jesus.
- Mother Teresa

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.
- Mother Teresa

The success of love is in the loving -
it is not in the result of loving.
Of course it is natural in love
to want the best for the other person,
but whether it turns out that way or not
does not determine the value of what we have done.
- Mother Teresa

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.
- Mother Teresa

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.
So, spread your love everywhere you go.
- Mother Teresa

Don't forget Mother's Day.
Or as they call it in Beverly Hills,
Dad's Third Wife Day.
- Jay Leno

As I have discovered by examining my past,
I started out as a child.
Coincidentally, so did my brother.
My mother did not put all her eggs in one basket,
so to speak: she gave me a younger brother named Russell,
who taught me what was meant by "survival of the fittest."
- Bill Cosby

Family life was wonderful.
The streets were bleak.
The playgrounds were bleak.
But home was always warm.
My mother and father had a great relationship.
I always felt 'safe' there.
- Robert Cormier


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