Day (247) – If

Always loved Rudyard Kipling’s poems while in school. Do not know how i moved away from that peace. And with the pressures of my current life, with the current goals i have set for myself and with the current state of my mind, i had to remember this one.
Thanks for sharing this wonderful poem thereby reminding me my childhood, my dreams and a larger cup of motivation to have my head straight and to keep going onn.
Could not wish for more.
Love. Sahasra.

The Better Man Project ™

If

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 make 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 way to hating,
And yet don’t look too good, nor talk too wise;

If you can dream—and not make dreams your master;
If you can think—and not make thoughts your aim,
If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster
And treat those two impostors just the same:.
If you can bear to hear the truth you’ve spoken
Twisted by knaves to make a trap for fools,
Or watch the things you gave your life to, broken,
And stoop and build’em up with worn-out tools;

If you can make one heap of…

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