|"Love begins at home. And we can only give
what we have...that is why it is very important to share the joy of loving with each
other, right there. And then, you can give it to others."
[ Oct. 17, 1979, after winning the Nobel Peace Prize]
|"I was hungry, and you fed me. I was naked,
and you clothed me. I was homeless and you took me in. This is what is going to be asked
[1976, awards ceremony in Boys Town, Nebraska]
|"I sent word to all the clinics, all the
hospitals, all the police stations: Don't destroy the child... I will take the
[Feb. 2, 1989, addressing thousands]
|"They know I am enrolled with the poor. . .
So by giving me this, actually, they are recognizing that the poor Mother Teresa loved and
served are our brothers and sisters."
[Oct. 17, 1979, after winning the Nobel Peace Prize]
|"DEAR JESUS, help me to spread Thy
fragrance everywhere I go. Flood my soul with Thy spirit and love. Penetrate and possess
my whole being so utterly that all my life may only be a radiance of Thine. Shine through
me and be so in me that every soul I come in contact with may feel Thy presence in my
soul. Let them look up and see no longer me but only Jesus. Stay with me and then I shall
begin to shine as You shine, so to shine as to be a light to others."
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