I was introduced to this Poem by my father, who was a very wise man.

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 of 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 t...

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