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Blushing is the color of virtue.

Diogenes of Sinope

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Personal Stories About ‘Humility’

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    Just A Child Trying To Please

    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...

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    Humility And The Hitchhiker

    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 Brady and he was just outside of North Platte. He jumped in and said "thanks for stopping". I said no problem, I'm going to Brady about 23 miles up the road, and I’ll take you that far. ...

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    Thanks To Those Who Dare To Demonstrate Your Support!

    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...

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Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Humility’

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    Charleston C

    My hero is a man named Charleston. He is the grocery store clerk at a local grocery store here in Wisconsin. My family never had much of anything and we were okay with that. Charleston knew that we struggled and helped us a great deal. He always had a warm smile on his face every time we would come in and he...

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    Rick Sgrillo

    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...

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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 cast-off kid in Omaha, my father worked his whole life to make a better life for himself and his family. He never crowed about his accomplishments, and even took his share of hardships,...

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Humility is knowing one's own strengths and weaknesses.
Jim E, Iowa

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WilliamEn

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

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

Awesome!
yolo, montebelo

Humility is accepting others without question or favour.
Adesoji JE., Nigeria

HUMILITY......honesty..,umbrella..,mild..,intelligence...,loyal..,integrity..,trust.... yogurt.....
ejaz shahid, islamabad pakistan

I love this site! I can stay on it the whole night.
sarabeemer, landsboro

Humility is not having an exaggerated opinion of our own importance.
Bruce, Willngham

Humility is the True wisdom by which we prepare our mind for any possible changes in our life.
Mahesh, India

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?
Anonymous, ???

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 .
Debbie, Seattle

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