We know only too well that what we are doing is nothing more than a drop in the ocean. But if the drop were not there, the ocean would be missing something.
It's not how much we give but how much love we put into giving.
The most terrible poverty is loneliness, and the feeling of being unloved.
Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.
If you can't feed a hundred people, feed just one.
I prefer you to make mistakes in kindness than work miracles in unkindness.
Spread love everywhere you go: first of all in your own home. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor . . . 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, kindness in your warm greeting.
Jesus said love one another. He didn't say love the whole world.
Love is a fruit in season at all times and within reach of every hand.
Intense love does not measure it just gives.
Joy is a net of love in which you can catch souls.
Joy is prayer; joy is strength: joy is love; joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
There is much suffering in the world - physical, material, mental. The suffering of some can be blamed on the greed of others. The material and physical suffering is suffering from hunger, from homelessness, from all kinds of diseases. But the greatest suffering is being lonely, feeling unloved, having no one. I have come more and more to realize that it is being unwanted that is the worst disease that any human being can ever experience.
We cannot condemn or judge or pass words that will hurt people. We don't know in what way God is appearing to that soul and what God is drawing that soul to; therefore, who are we to condemn anybody?
God has created us to love and to be loved, and this is the beginning of prayer-to know that He loves me, that I have been created for greater things.
It is a kingly act to assist the fallen.
People who love each other fully and truly are the happiest people in the world. They may have little, they may have nothing, but they are happy people. Everything depends on how we love one another.
Whenever you share love with others, you'll notice the peace that comes to you and to them.
God didn't call me to be successful, He called me to be faithful.
Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.
Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.
I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.
Love is proved by deeds; the more they cost us, the greater the proof of our love.
God doesn't require us to succeed, he only requires that you try.
Peace and war begin at home. If we truly want peace in the world, let us begin by loving one another in our own families. If we want to spread joy, we need for every family to have joy.
Be happy in the moment, that's enough. Each moment is all we need, not more.
I love all religions. ... If people become better Hindus, better Muslims, better Buddhists by our acts of love, then there is something else growing there." She upheld that there are many ways to God': "All is God - Buddists, Hindus, Christians, etc., all have access to the same God."
At the end of life we will not be judged by how many diplomas we have received, how much money we have made, how many great things we have done. We will be judged by "I was hungry, and you gave me something to eat, I was naked and you clothed me. I was homeless, and you took me in.
Some people come in our life as blessings. Some come in your life as lessons.
If you want to change the world, go home and love your family.
God does not create poverty; we do, because we do not share.
The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread.
There are so many religions and each one has its different ways of following God. I follow Christ: Jesus is my God, Jesus is my Spouse, Jesus is my Life, Jesus is my only Love, Jesus is my All in All; Jesus is my Everything.
Speak tenderly; let there be kindness in your face, in your eyes, in your smile, in the warmth of your greeting. Always have a cheerful smile. Don't only give your care, but give your heart as well.
I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.
Love begins by taking care of the closest ones - the ones at home.
Pain and suffering have come into your life, but remember pain, sorrow, suffering are but the kiss of Jesus - a sign that you have come so close to Him that He can kiss you.
We must not be surprised when we hear of murders, killings, of wars, or of hatred...If a mother can kill her own child, what is left but for us to kill each other?
Never worry about numbers. Help one person at a time and always start with the person nearest you.
What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family.