My Favourite Quotation about Love
“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.”Hearing these words, can you guess who she is? Yes, that is Mother Teresa and my fovourite quotation about love is just from her-------“not all of us can do great things, but we can do small things with great love.” Mother Teresa had devoted her whole life to minister to the poor, sick, orphaned, and dying mainly in poor areas of India and other countries. From the photo we can see that Mother Teresa is a very thin and weak woman with a small face full of wrinkles like an old and dry trunk of the tree. However, it is she who received 1979 nobel peace prize but refused the conventional ceremonial banquet given to laureates, and asked that the $192,000 funds be given to the poor in India. It is she who was named 18 times in the yearly Gallup's most admired man and woman poll as one of the ten women around the world that Americans admired most. How can a skinny woman like her managed to do those things? I have been thinking for a long time, the answer lies in the quotation -------“do small things with great love”. As we all know, not everyone was born with a silver spoon in his mouth, so we have the ability to donate a large amount of money to charities; not everyone can reach the top position like president or chairman that can decide the life and death of millions of people; not everyone can be the hero that salve the world from disasters. We are just ordinary people with an ordinary life, usually timid not courageous, thoughtful but not determined, kind but afraid to show it, but it dose not mean we are not important, because everything matters if is done with great love even it is very small. The quotation of Mother Teresa tells us the very truth, that is, help and love the people around you , even the favor is so small but the great love behind...
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