Saturday, December 21, 2013

kickin' ... my favorite quote

"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.
In the final analysis, it is between you and God. It was never between you and them anyway."
~ Mother Teresa ~

Joining with [KIOS] this morning ...

7 comments:

  1. Lovely and powerful quote, Cindi! Thank you for sharing it.

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  2. beautiful!
    Happy Winter Solstice!
    blessings
    ~*~

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  3. I've not heard that quote before and it's always a delight discovering new ones.

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  4. And how wonderful it is that she did just as she said.

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  5. Mother Teresa has so many great quotes... I love this one too!
    I love the picture too!

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  6. Beautiful quote. I agree with the final analysis.

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  7. There is such deep meaning here. Thank you for sharing the whole quote; I had never seen it in its entirety. And thank you also for the burst of sunshine! On this grey ice-covered day, it was a real treat.

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