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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 all your winnings
And risk it on one turn of pitch-and-toss,
And lose, and start again at your beginnings
And never breathe a word about your loss;
If you can force your heart and nerve and sinew
To serve your turn long after they are gone,
And so hold on when there is nothing in you
Except the Will which says to them: 'Hold on!'

If you can talk with crowds and keep your virtue,
' Or walk with Kings - nor lose the common touch,
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 seconds' worth of distance run,
Yours is the Earth and everything that's in it,
And - which is more - you'll be a Man, my son!

© Rudyard Kipling


My name's Irene but I use alias Hope when I sign my works. Hope you'll enjoy my art :)

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worrynet Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2013   Artist
Thanks for :llama: :iconllamajumpplz:
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kevinkidwell Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2011  Professional Interface Designer
Thanks for the :+fav:! =D
DaaRia Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2010
спасибо за llama badges!
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ichigokitsune Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2009  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
I follow you on lj (lapislazuli) and didn't realize you had a da until now! Lovely gallery, and I always love your manips!
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natira Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2009  Professional Traditional Artist
lovely spn gallery !!
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sammytvr Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thanks for the new :+fav: on my new Danneel drawing[link] :hug:
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diablana81 Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2009  Professional Traditional Artist
Hey, thank you so much for the fave on my Jensen Ackles deviation [link] I really appreciate it! :hug: Nice gallery, good job!
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Bandwench Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I so enjoyed visiting your gallery today. Your style is so visually appealing. Love all the details you include in your compositions and the beautiful deep colors you bring together with the dark. I am a fan!
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Merisha Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks for the fav :hug:
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sammytvr Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thanks so much for the :+devwatch: and all the :+fav:'s :blowkiss:
i love your wallpapers!!
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