Explore the value of Humility
There is no limit to the amount of good a man can do, as long as he does not care who takes the credit.
If I could I would always work in silence and obscurity, and let my efforts be known by their results.
Six essential qualities that are the key to success: Sincerity, personal integrity, humility, courtesy, wisdom, charity.
Dr. William Claire Menninger
Harry S. Truman
This was a splendid life. Splendid in its obscurity and humility, splendid in its strength and charity, splendid in its achievements.
Robert C. Mortimer
Humility is the only true wisdom by which we prepare our minds for all the possible changes of life.
Mark L. Mika
Humility provides everyone, even him who despairs in solitude, with the strongest relationship to his fellow man, and this immediately, though, of course, only in the case of complete and permanent humility.
It's good to have money and the things that money can buy, but it's good, too, to make sure that you haven't lost the things that money can't buy.
George Horace Lorimer
Any man worth his salt will stick up for what he believes right, but it takes a slightly better man to acknowledge instantly and without reservation that he is in error.
Edward Frederick Lindley Wood
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Personal Stories About ‘Humility’
Thanks To Those Who Dare To Demonstrate Your Support!Submitted by Boris Badinov
i support 3 special needs adult clients in a group home environment. My clients are special needs adults and it is my responsibility to see that they get a good dinner, get their meds, stay relatively safe, and take care of their personal hygiene requirements. There is one other responsibility that is both the...
Just A Child Trying To PleaseSubmitted by Anonymous
Sitting at traffic light in a rickshaw, in the polluted air of an Indian city, my eyes fell upon the poor and desolate living on the road side. Inches away from the dirty tires and deafening engines of old motors there were innumerable children scanning the traffic for people who may give charity. A man and...
Mac's PlightSubmitted by Herb Hedeen
Mac’s Plight or Cowie Capers by Herb Hedeen An unbelievably true story The summers are hot in Grand Junction, Colorado. My friend, Howard McConnell, known to all his friends, as Mac, needed a haircut. He went to his favorite barber on Main Street. Now Mac was the kindest man you would ever meet. He was...
Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Humility’
Rick SgrilloSubmitted by Christa
Our attic was full of treasures. As kids, my sisters and I used to go up to our attic to play. Elaborate dresses from the 1940's were lined up in a long row, hanging from a metal bar. Each one of us would choose a dress and slip it on. As I rummaged through the boxes, I looked for the perfect pair of shoes to...
Julie CurrieSubmitted by Caroline Currie
I am writing to explain why my mom deserves the title of my hero. My mom has been an absolute inspiration since I was a child. She portrays many values I look up to and wish to encompass as I grow older, such as compassion, devotion, loyalty, kindness and most of all, humility. Humility can be defined as a modest...
Marsha GSubmitted by
The influence of Marsha undoubtedly is a timely masterpiece that has become a benchmark classic in community upliftment. A leader with the spirit of a forerunner, a nation builder, a risk taker like no other I know, she definitely breaks the mould of poverty. A first rate communicator that restores countless...
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Humility is knowing one's own strengths and weaknesses.
Jim E, Iowa
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I must remember that Humility is not humiliation. Humility shows my my important part and place i the Universe. Humiliation is degrading and makes one person greater than another in a way that tears away the dignity of that person. Humility creates a sense of self worth in that it gives something to fulfill the potential of and then grow beyond. Peace, Friends to You.
Rawleigh Emmons, Tempe, AZ
teaching how to and what to do
Humility " Is having a humble heart,to show an outpouring of love for all living being, to be able to assist, in any way i can, selfless service to all ,without any selfish gain .
Seeta Sahadeo, Trinidad & Tobago
Humility is having a proper estimation of oneself.
Bruce Willingham, Warner Robins, Ga
"Perpetual quietness of heart. It is to have no trouble. It is never to be fretted or vexed, irritable or sore; to wonder at nothing that is done to me, to feel nothing done against me.
"It is to be at rest when nobody praises me, and when I am blamed or despised, it is to have a blessed home in myself where I can go in and shut the door and pray to my Father in secret and be at peace, as in a deep sea of calmness, when all around and about is seeming trouble. "
Anonymous, From a plaque in Dr. Bob's office
Humility: "Perpetual quietness of heart. It is to have no trouble.It is never to be fretted or vexed, irritable or sore; To wonder at nothing that is done to me, to feel nothing is done against me."
Anonymous, An Inscription from a plaque in the office of Robert Hollbrook Smith M.D. Akron, Ohio
Humility is accepting others without question or favour.
Adesoji JE., Nigeria
ejaz shahid, islamabad pakistan
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Humility is not having an exaggerated opinion of our own importance.
Humility is the True wisdom by which we prepare our mind for any possible changes in our life.
It's just like a bamboo. When it gets bigger and taller, it moves closely to the ground. A sign of Humility. When you become somebody, be nobody.
nathan ostrea, philippines
Humility is the amalgamation of love,hope,and forgiveness.
Raymond H., AL
I can't find a hero for humilty. Can somebody please help me?
Humility is focusing on the needs of others.
Bruce Willingham, Warner Robins
I always tell my daughter that the most important quality to find in a future spouse is that of humility. I believe everything positive and good comes from this one quality. People who posess humility have the world view that life is not about them. They tend to live outside themselves , quietly being, loving and giving, not trying to feed their own egoes but rather filled with self love which is shared with others .
Humility for me is a sense of acceptance and peace within yourself. Humbling yourself can be one of the most difficult things to do in life...but once practiced it can bring you a sense of peace you never felt before and can open yourself up to never ending possibilities.
Mandy Candy, California