Thursday, September 11, 2008



People are unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered.
Love them anyway.

If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish motives.
Be kind anyway.

If you are successful, you will win some false friend and true enemies.
Succeed anyway.

The good you do today will be forgotten tomorrow.
Be good anyway.

Honesty and frankness will make you vulnerable.
Be honest and frank anyway.

What you spend years building may be destroyed overnight.
Build anyway.

People need help but may attack you if you try to help them.
Help them anyway.

In the final analysis, it is between you and God.
It never was between you and them anyway.

From a sign on the wall of Shishu Bhavan, a children’s home in Calcutta

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