Quotes of Meekness - somelinesforyou

“ The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille. ”

- Karl Marx

“ God bless thee; and put meekness in thy mind, love, charity, obedience, and true duty! ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Meekness is giving in to God; weakness is giving into self. ”

- Unknown

“ Glances of true beauty can be seen in the faces of those who live in true meekness. ”

- Henry David Thoreau

“ The salvation of this human world lies nowhere else than in the human heart, in the human power to reflect, in human meekness and human responsibility. ”

- Vaclav Havel

“ Meekness: Uncommon patience in planning a revenge that is worth while. ”

- Ambrose Bierce

“ The ideal state is meekness, or humility, or the semi-invalid state of the old. Year after year I am becoming nobler and nobler. If I can live to be decrepit e nough, I shall be a saint. ”

- Charles Fort

“ Humility is the foundation of all the other virtues hence, in the soul in which this virtue does not exist there cannot be any other virtue except in mere appearance. ”

- Saint Augustine

“ One may be humble out of pride. ”

- Michel de Montaigne

“ Modesty is the only sure bait when you are fishing for praise. ”

- Unknown
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