Tough Rules

          Tough Rules to Live By*
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1.      People are unreasonable, illogical and self-centered.
     Love them anyway.
2.      If you do good, people will still accuse you of selfish motives.
Do good anyway.
3.      If you are successful, you win false friends and true enemies.
Succeed anyway.
4.      The good you do will be forgotten tomorrow.
Do good anyway.
5.      Honesty and frankness make you vulnerable.
Be honest and frank anyway.
6.      What you spent years building may be destroyed overnight.
Build anyway.
7.      People often need help, but may attack you when you help them.
Help people anyway.
8. Give the world the best you can, and you may still get kicked in the teeth.
Give the world the best you have anyway.
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 *This text is attributed to a sign on the wall of Mother Teresa's children's
home in Calcutta.

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