Lessons in Humanity

“Not all of us can do great things.
But we can do small things with great love.”
~Mother TeresaBuddhist Nun, Preah Khan temple - Siem Reap, Cambodia

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

Mosque keeper, Lucknow

“There are many in the world who are dying for a piece of bread but there are many more dying for a little love. The poverty in the West is a different kind of poverty — it is not only a poverty of loneliness but also of spirituality. There’s a hunger for love, as there is a hunger for God.”

Lone Lady, Paris

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

Restaurant helper - Kolkata

God doesn’t require us to succeed,
he only requires that you try.”

Rickshaw Puller, Kolkata

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

Homeless man - Kolkata

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

Sisters from the Missionaries of Charity foundation helping a sick man into a taxi.

“I know God won’t give me anything I can’t handle. I just wish he didn’t trust me so much.”

Mother Teresa's tomb at Motherhouse.

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