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Mother Teresa

Do what you can. Act with love.  

 

People are unreasonable, illogical , and self-centered; LOVE THEM ANYWAY.
If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives; DO GOOD ANYWAY.
If you are successful you win false friends and true enemies; SUCCEED ANYWAY.
The good you do will be forgotten tomorrow; DO GOOD ANYWAY.
Honesty and frankness make you vulnerable; BE FRANK AND HONEST ANYWAY.
What you spend years building may be destroyed overnight; BUILD ANYWAY.
People really need help but attack you if you help them; HELP PEOPLE ANYWAY.
Give the world the best you have and you'll get kicked in the teeth; GIVE THE WORLD THE BEST YOU'VE GOT ANYWAY.

--- a sign on the wall of Shushu Bhavan, the children's home in Calcutta helped by Mother Teresa and the order of the Missionaries of Charity


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