Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do... but how much love we put in that action.
More Quotes from Mother Teresa:One must really have suffered oneself to help others.
There is hunger for ordinary bread, and there is hunger for love, for kindness, for thoughtfulness and this is the great poverty that makes people suffer so much.
Smile at each other, smile at your wife, smile at your husband, smile at your children, smile at each other it doesn't matter who it is and that will help you to grow up in greater love for each other.
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.
When Christ said ''I was hungry and you fed me,'' he didn't mean only the hunger for bread and for food he also meant the hunger to be loved. Jesus himself experienced this loneliness. He came amongst his own and his own received him not, and it hurt him then and it has kept on hurting him. The same hunger, the same loneliness, the same having no one to be accepted by and to be loved and wanted by. Every human being in that case resembles Christ in his loneliness and that is the hardest part, that's real hunger.
Former President Jimmy Carter released a statement which said that he and his wife, Rosalyn, were saddened ... her great humanitarian work, her tireless and selfless devotion to others, her sense of mercy and humility, were beacons of light in this world. Our best homage to her can be to seek and cultivate the goodness within ourselves and others.
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