Mother Teresa Quotes (82 quotes)
“Please choose the way of peace.... In the short term there may be winners and losers in this war that we all dread. But that never can, nor never will justify the suffering, pain and loss of life your weapons will cause.”
-- Letter to U.S. President George Bush and Iraqi President Saddam Hussein, January 1991.
“Let us make one point, that we meet each other with a smile, when it is difficult to smile. Smile at each other, make time for each other in your family.”
in her Nobel lecture
A gift for God (1975) - ISBN: 9780002155137
“There are many in the world who are dying for a piece of bread, but there are many more dying for a little love.”
Time, Volume 150, Issues 9-17 (1997), p. 83
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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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