Do you know the poem, "Ifâ€™, by Rudyard Kipling? Iâ€™m sure youâ€™ve heard it a hundred times. But let me quote just a part of "Ifâ€™.
"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, donâ€™t deal in lies, or being hated, donâ€™t give way to hating, and yet donâ€™t look too good, nor talk too wise; 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 secondsâ€™ worth of distance run, yours is the earth and everything thatâ€™s in it, and -- which is more -- youâ€™ll be a man, my son!"
From Joseph Smithâ€™s Sermon â€œWho Lost His Head?â€
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