Paradoxical Commandments

People can be illogical, unreasonable and self-centered,

Love them anyway.

If you are kind people accuse you of selfish ulterior motives,

Be kind anyway.

If you are successful you win false friends and true enemies,

Succeed anyway.

The good you do today will be forgotten tomorrow,

But do good anyway.

Honesty and Frankness always make you vulnerable,

But be Honest and Frank anyway.

The biggest person with big ideas is always shot down by the smallest person with small ideas,

Think big anyway.

What you spend years building may be destroyed overnight,

Build it anyway.

People really need help, but if you help them, they may attack you

Help them anyway.

If you give the world the best you have, you may be taken advantage of,

But give the world your best, anyway.

If you think differently, you may get criticized by the masses,

Dare to be different anyway.

You cannot help other people without helping yourself more,

You cannot destroy other people without destroying yourself first,

Life is real simple, Live fully and let others live.

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