Mother Teresa Quotes (82 quotes)
Her description of bureaucracy (referring to form-filling in a California Hospital). As reported in: Evening Standard, 3 January 1992
“I believe in person to person. Every person is Christ for me, and since there is only one Jesus, that person is the one person in the world at that moment.”
Mother Teresa: Essential Writings (Orbis Books, 2001), p. 49
“Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness: kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile.”
As quoted in: "The Little Lamp, Volumes 19-20" (Blue Mountain Center of Meditation, 1979), p. 24
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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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