10 Most Inspirational Mother Teresa Quotes on Love, Life & Happiness


One of the most prominent figures of the 20th century, Mother Teresa is a symbol of love, care and compassion for the whole world. Her exemplary service for the destitute, message of spreading love and Mother Teresa quotes has been an inspiration for millions across the globe. Born in 1910 at Skopje (North Macedonia), Mother Teresa moved to India at the age of 19, spent a major part of her life in India and spent decades working for the poorest of the poor in Calcutta and adjoining areas.


Mother Teresa founded the ‘Missionaries Of Charity’ – an organisation that has been working for the helpless and needy including refugees, former prostitutes, the mentally ill, sick children, abandoned children, lepers, people with AIDS and the aged. Her vow to give wholehearted free service to the poorest of the poor has been central to the philosophy of several social workers working for the downtrodden.

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Here are the best Mother Teresa quotes on love, life and happiness.

1. Don’t Judge. Only Love.

2. Do whatever you can to help the helpless

3. Love is all that the world needs 

4. Do small things with great love 

5. The power of a ‘Smile’


6. The message of God

7. Spread Love 

8. The feeling of not being loved is the worst

9. Let us just begin

10. Some people are blessings, some a lesson

Mother Teresa’s death anniversary is observed at the International Day Of Charity by the United Nations. Her work for the poorest of poor in India was honored with the Padma Shri in 1962, Ramon Magsaysay Peace Prize in 1962, International Noble Peace Prize in 1979 and the Bharat Ratna in 1980. Her relentless dedication and hard work has been lauded from all quarters and is believed to be one of the highest examples of selfless sevice to the humanity.

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