“People are often unreasonable, irrational, 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 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.”

Mother Teresa founder of the Missionaries of Charity


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Randy from Wyoming NOVEMBER 14, 2016
Great quote but Mother Teresa did not write it. Of all people she would want to stand up for honesty. It was written by Kent Keith

Saba from Harrisburg  OCTOBER 11, 2016
I like

Steve from Iowa MARCH 11, 2014
So amazing, so true!

John from Va Beach DECEMBER 15, 2013
That was easy!

Melissa from Dalton DECEMBER 11, 2013
How true. There are few people that I admire and respect. Mother Teresa is at the top of my list. I don't know of anybody that would give up wealth for poverty to help people.

rentax from philippines OCTOBER 31, 2013
these are beatitudes in another form. very inspiring...

Lily from Colorado OCTOBER 26, 2013
I LOVE THIS quote from Mother Teresa!

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