quote by Mother Teresa

The good you do today may be forgotten tomorrow. Do good anyway. Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give your best anyway. For you see, in the end, it is between you and God. It was never between you and them anyway.

— Mother Teresa

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Honesty has a beautiful and refreshing simplicity about it.

No ulterior motives. No hidden meanings. An absence of hypocrisy, duplicity, political games, and verbal superficiality. As honesty and real integrity characterize our lives, there will be no need to manipulate others.

If you are kind, people may accuse you of ulterior motives. Be kind anyway.

The dog’s agenda is simple, fathomable, overt: I want.

“I want to go out, come in, eat something, lie here, play with that, kiss you. There are no ulterior motives with a dog, no mind games, no second-guessing, no complicated negotiations or bargains, and no guilt trips or grudges if a request is denied.

Many people are unhappy and are not experiencing life to its fullest because they’ve closed their hearts to compassion, they are motivated by only what they want and what they think they need. They rarely do anything for anybody else unless they have an ulterior goal in mind. They are self-involved and self-centered.

The ulterior motives with which you absorb and assimilate Evil are not your own but those of Evil. The animal wrests the whip from its master and whips itself in order to become master, not knowing that this is only a fantasy produced by a new knot in the master's whiplash.

It's not our job to play judge and jury, to determine who is worthy of our kindness and who is not. We just need to be kind, unconditionally and without ulterior motive, even - or rather, especially - when we'd prefer not to be.

Never trust a species that grins all the time. It’s up to something.

The good you do today may be forgotten tomorrow. Do good anyway.

What you spend years building may be destroyed overnight; build it anyway.

If you find happiness, people may be jealous. Be happy anyway.

If you can figure out what their motivation is, then you're ahead of the game.

I think that's why a lot of people who are in this industry don't have a lot of friends - but have a lot of acquaintances - because you never know what everyone's ulterior motives are.

Everything pertaining to what's happening has never come to the surface.

The world will never know the true facts of what occurred, my motives. The people who had so much to gain, and had such an ulterior motive for putting me in the position I'm in, will never let the true facts come above board to the world.

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

I really have no ulterior motive in taking on certain roles.

I have no larger issue that I really want to show people. I'm an actor, that's all. I just do what I do.

It's so easy to become a grumbler, someone who condemns and carps at everything on principle and sees an ulterior motive behind it.

It is when we act freely, for the sake of the action itself rather than for ulterior motives, that we learn to become more than what we were.

If you are successful, you will win some false friends & some true enemies: Succeed anyway

Men who just call to say hello generally have ulterior motives.

In the final analysis it is between you and God, it was never between you and them anyway.

The spirit of our American radicalism is destructive and aimless;

it is not loving; it has no ulterior and divine ends; but is destructive only out of hatred and selfishness.

When one has extensively pondered about men, as a career or as a vocation, one sometimes feels nostalgic for primates. At least they do not have ulterior motives.

I try to be careful with my persuasiveness.

When my heart is really behind it, and when I have no ulterior motive, then I know I’m truly persuasive.

I don't consider [my] photographs fashion photographs.

The photographs were for fashion, but at the same time they had an ulterior motive, something more to do with the world in general.

That the ulterior significance of every mode of human association lies in the contribution which it makes to the improvement of the quality of experience is a fact most easily recognized in dealing with the immature.

Man created language to be understood.

It should be normal to understand what people convey to us. Fear, ulterior motives, and closed mindedness are the enemies of understanding.

My actions to promote peace, the mediation missions which I carried out during many conflicts, which very often occurred between brothers of the same country, are not driven by any ulterior motives or any calculations based on personal ambitions.

To be the authentic is to be detached and stand aside from oneself and the work so that the working process can take on an untrammeled life of its own. Labored self-involvement, contrivance, ulterior motives, even the extraordinary facility that one may have, must be let go.

The only treaties that ought to count are those which would effect a settlement between ulterior motives.

We live in an age where in politics, people can't disagree with each other without good faith being questioned, there is always an ulterior motive - in it for the money, advance a career.

There are many ways to prescribe happiness but there is one way that is available to everybody, it's not very expensive ... it's very democratic, and everyone has acesss to it. It is: Find someone who needs help and help him for no ulterior motive.

The ulterior motives with which you absorb and assimilate Evil are not your own but those of Evil.

if you want to create art, you'd best have a deep belief in yourself and no ulterior motives.

Be fair. Don't present your version of the truth to others. Lose your ulterior motives! Be accurate and pure in your presentation of the way, and you will become the way.

Honesty has a beautiful and refreshing simplicity about it.

No ulterior motives. No hidden meanings. An absence of hypocrisy, duplicity, political games, and verbal superficiality. As honesty and real integrity characterize our lives, there will be no need to manipulate others.

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