Humility is to be modest, meek, teachable and humble.


  • “There is no respect for others without humility in one's self.”

    —Henri-Frederic Amiel Philosopher, Poet, Critic

  • “Nothing is more deceitful than the appearance of humility. It is often only carelessness of opinion, and sometimes an indirect boast.”

    —Jane Austen Novelist

  • “There is no limit to the amount of good a man can do, as long as he does not care who takes the credit.”

    —Sunday-Bolorunduro Awoniyi Nigerian Politician

  • “Praise can be your most valuable asset as long as you don't aim it at yourself.”

    —Orlando A. Battista Chemist, Author

  • “An error doesn't become a mistake until you refuse to correct it.”

    —Orlando A. Battista Chemist, Author

Stories About Humility


Submitted by Rodney

I talk often about people being put in our lives for a reason, and there is always a lesson to be learned by or from them. ...

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Humility And The Hitchhiker

Submitted by Shayne

So I never pick up hitch-hikers as a rule. I don't know what moved me to do so today. I was heading from North Platte to...

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Mac's Plight

Submitted by Herb Hedeen

Mac’s Plight or Cowie Capers
by Herb Hedeen
An unbelievably true story

The summers are hot in Grand Junction, Colorado....

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Everyday Hero Stories

Mabel B

Mabel was my Grandma. I truly think she was really an Angel though. She was almost non-human in the ways she dealt with...

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Michael M

My hero is my father who, sadly, passed away May 28, 2001, but left a legacy for his sons that will outlive all of us. Born a...

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Kristen Johnson Foster Brooks J

My biological father died the day after my 3rd birthday 11-15-1984. Since then my mother, my hero, has had countless...

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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
Alex, Alto

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

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 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

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