People are unreasonable, illogical and self-centred

Love them anyway

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

Do good 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.

People favour underdogs, but follow only top dogs.

Fight for some underdogs 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’ll get kicked in the teeth.

Give the world the best you’ve got ANYWAY

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