Love is not patronizing and charity isn't about pity, it is about love. Charity and love are the same -- with charity you give love, so don't just give money but reach out your hand instead.
The miracle is not that we do this work, but that we are happy to do it.
We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.
Many people mistake our work for our vocation. Our vocation is the love of Jesus.
I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.
We think sometimes that poverty is only being hungry, naked and homeless. The poverty of being unwanted, unloved and uncared for is the greatest poverty. We must start in our own homes to remedy this kind of poverty.