Monday, February 25, 2013

Poetry Break: Kipling

Few poems contain more wisdom: "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;

1 comment:

djangoboris said...

If you can fill the unforgiving minute
With sixty seconds' worth of distance run...