Lessons in Humanity

Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.”
~Mother Teresa

Buddhist Nun, Preah Khan temple - Siem Reap, Cambodia

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

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.”
~Mother Teresa

Lone Lady, Paris
“Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.”
~Mother Teresa

Restaurant helper - Kolkata

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

Rickshaw Puller, Kolkata

The most terrible poverty is loneliness, and the feeling of being unloved.”
~Mother Teresa

Homeless man - Kolkata

It’s not how much we give but how much love we put into giving.”
~Mother Teresa

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

Mother Teresa's tomb at Motherhouse.
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Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.”