Mother Teresa Quotes (82 quotes)
“The biggest disease today is not leprosy or tuberculosis, but rather the feeling of being unwanted, uncared for and deserted by everybody.”
The Observer, 3 October 1971
Interview by Edward W. Desmond in TIME magazine (4 December 1989)
“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.”
As quoted in: Preaching as a language of hope, Casparus Johannes Adam Vos, Protea Book House, 2007, p. 222
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Born: August 26, 1910
Died: September 5, 1997 (aged 87)
Bio: Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta, born Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu and commonly known as Mother Teresa of Calcutta, was an Albanian born Indian Roman Catholic nun. By blood, I am Albanian. By citizenship, an Indian. By faith, I am a Catholic nun. As to my calling, I belong to the world. As to my heart, I belong entirely to the Heart of Jesus.
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