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

If you do good,
people will accuse you
of selfish, ulterior motives.
Love them anyway.

If you are successful,
you win false friends and true enemies.
Succeed anyway.

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

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

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

People really need help,
but may attack you if you help them.
Help people anyway.

Give the world the best you have and you
will get kicked in the teeth.
Give the world the best you’ve got anyway.