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Anyway

 

The following pithy wisdom is found on the wall of Shishu Bhavan, a children's home run by Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta, India.

 

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 will 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 HONEST AND FRANK ANYWAY

 

What you spent years building may be destroyed.

BUILD ANYWAY

 

People really need help but may attack you if you help them.

HELP PEOPLE ANYWAY

 

Give the world the best you've got and you'll get kicked in the teeth.

GIVE THE WORLD YOUR BEST ANYWAY

 

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