Anyway

People are unreasonable,

illogical, and self-centered;

forgive them anyway.

 

If you are kind, people may

accuse you of selfish, ulterior

motives; be kind anyway.

 

If you are successful, you

will win some false friends,

and some true enemies;

be successful anyway.

 

What you spend years

building, someone could

destroy overnight;

build anyway.

 

If you find serenity and

happiness, others may be

jealous; be happy anyway.

 

The good you do today,

people will often forget

tomorrow; do good anyway.

 

Give the world the best

you have, and it may never

be enough; give the world

your best anyway.

 

In the final analysis, it is

between you and God.

It was never between you

and them anyway.

 

–Mother Teresa

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1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. Doris Jacobs
    Oct 06, 2008 @ 14:31:44

    I just love Mother Teresa’s philosophy.
    Doris

    Reply

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