Monday, June 14, 2010

If

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"If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you; If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But allowance for their doubting too; If you can wait and not be tired by waiting Or, being lied about, don't deal in lies, Or, being hated, don't give away to hating, And yet don't look too good, nor talk too wise; If you can talk with crowds and keep your virtue, Or, walk with kings - nor lose the common touch; If neither foes nor loving friends can hurt you; If all men count with you, but none too much; If you can fill the unforgiving minute With sixty seconds' worth of distance run - Yours is the Earth and everything that's in it, And - which is more - you'll be a Man, my son! - Rudyard Kipling - photo via: Le love

1 comment:

Daughter of the King said...

What a great poem! I enjoyed reading it! :-)