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Mother Teresa Anyway poem

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Mother Teresa’s Anyway Poem

People are often 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;
Succeed anyway.

If you are honest and frank, people may cheat you;
Be honest and frank anyway.

What you spend years building, someone could destroy overnight;
Build anyway.

If you find serenity and happiness, they 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 the best you’ve got anyway.

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Written by blueroselady

October 30, 2010 at 5:18 am

Posted in inspiration, writing

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  1. […] two years ago, I posted this poem by Mother Teresa, and today I encountered this poem again through DZ. Ideas and questions that come […]


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