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Do It Anyway


(The version found written on the wall in Mother Teresa’s home for children in Kolkata)

People are often unreasonable, irrational, and self-
centered. Forgive then anyway.

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

If you are successful, you will win some unfaithful
friends and some genuine enemies. Succeed anyway.

If you are honest and sincere people may deceive you.
Be honest and sincere anyway.

What you spend years creating, others could destroy overnight.
Create anyway.

If you find serenity and happiness, some may be jealous.
Be happy anyway.

The good you do today, will often be forgotten. Do
good anyway

Give the best you have, and it will never be enough.
Give 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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