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I Value Humility

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    'World's humblest president' stops to pick up

    hitchhikerIt’s not often that a world leader stops to give you a lift.But a hitchhiker in Uruguay found himself in a car with the country’s president and first lady when they stopped to help him.Gerhald Acosta was walking the 100 miles between his place of work and...
    IamnotCharlieSheen IamnotCharlieSheen 41-45, M 2 Responses Feb 7

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    I can stand, in the peace

    and solitude of this early Spring morning, and just admire the majesty of the starry firmament above my head. It's a simple, glorious privilege denied to many and I shall always be grateful and mindful of my own good fortune.
    treborsniknej treborsniknej 56-60, M Apr 13

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    Something For Me To Strive For!

    Humility requires you to value yourself, but not spoil yourself. Respecting yourself involves refraining from unhealthy and superficial behavior. Humility may begin as an act, but when it becomes a habit, positive life changes occur. Those changes not only impact the quality of...
    taytriscar taytriscar 36-40, F Apr 20, 2012

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    There Is No Great Lesson In Humility Than Suffrage!

    I think I have greater understanding of human virtues and human vulnerability through having suffered first hand myself I believe individual suffering teaches us humility like no other way of understanding human frailty and weakness
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 3, 2011

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    My Perspective

    To me one aspect of humility is the ability to look at ourselves objectively, admitting our errors and the willingness to correct them. Some mistakes cannot be corrected, so a humble well-meaning apology is in order and simply making the effort not to do those things anymore...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Jul 12, 2012

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    Message To Humanity

    I love you all unconditionally. I never will lose faith in all. thanks for being Good :) ~truth ~love ~healing ~Joy ~Mind ~body ~soul ~freedom
    Archangelraph Archangelraph 22-25, M Jul 13, 2012

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    Humility and Patience

    Aggression easily sprouts from fear, and the fear of being incorrect is alive and well.  There is a stigma attached to being ignorant of something, and generally people do well to uphold this.  Its a strange system;  one in which we fear to be students out of pride...
    Cade Cade 18-21 1 Response Jan 21, 2009

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    Humility Is Sexy.

    I don't think there is anything more attractive and comforting then knowing someone who realizes that they are not the center of the universe. I feel that people like this appreciate life and the relationships that they have a lot more. Some of the arrogance that people have make...
    Twillback Twillback 31-35, M 4 Responses Jun 11, 2010

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    There Is No Greater Lesson In Humility Than Suffrage!

    I think I have greater understanding of human virtues and human vulnerability through having suffered first hand myself I believe individual suffering teaches us humility like no other way of understanding human frailty and weakness
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 3, 2011

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    But.....

    Humility is defined as being humble, which encapsulates the following aspects: Marked by meekness or modesty in behavior, attitude, or spirit; not arrogant or prideful. Showing deferential or submissive respect: a humble apology. Low in rank, quality, or station; unpretentious...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 28, 2008

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    Greatest Example Of Humility...

    check out this video let me know what you think :)
    Tiddlemouse Tiddlemouse 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 25, 2010

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    I Value Humility

    I am human just like everyone and am not perfect and neither is anyone else. Which to me means I am no better then anyone else and can learn from anyone and anything.
    BeTheBestMe BeTheBestMe 36-40, F Apr 20, 2009

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    Humility and Unicorns

    It is easy for me to be humble because I do not have anything to be proud of.
    AlbinoPolarBear AlbinoPolarBear 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 22, 2008

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    Now...

    I value humility. Now, if I could find some for my own character, I'd be utterly thrilled. :)
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21 22-25, F 6 Responses Aug 16, 2008

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    What is true humility?

    It's not politeness it's not obeying your boss or spouse or parent . It's not walking shoulders down like a wet bird. It's not being a yes person. True humility starts when we conquer the urge to get or bask in praises and recognition . 3 characteristics of true humility -if...
    Joe1112 Joe1112 41-45, M Feb 26, 2014

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    Short Advice From Experience -

    It is Hard to find fault in most people when you exercise Humility but with Arrogance comes annoyance and accusation
    aGodlyperson aGodlyperson 70+ Nov 16, 2013

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    Better Far Better To Be Humble

    I find it simple and better just to leave as much of my EGO at the door, when I interact with people. More often you will go farther than if you feel that you have to defend everything you do. Case in point. I was at the DMV today. How it works is they give you a coded number and...
    EricM1970 EricM1970 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 13, 2013

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    I always get that reminder never to over-rate

    myself or think lowly of others.
    Jarlaxle Jarlaxle 51-55, M 1 Response Feb 21, 2014

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    Related Experiences

    Why can't people understand that?
    julianaaaa julianaaaa 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    my entire internet experience has been invaded. It was bad enough knowing " big brother" is always watching, but to be betrayed and have my privacy violated by someone thats...
    sultryhue sultryhue 36-40, F 11 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    One thing I have always hated hearing is people say: 'I don't suffer fools gladly,' which makes me instantly feel dressed as a court jester and I find it hard to understand how...
    Teamouse Teamouse 26-30, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    Right now, we seem to live in a world where people want to share everything and know everything. Information is abundant and trivial. I know things I wish I didn't know. lol Work...
    Crownite Crownite 22-25, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    One's life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, respect and compassion.
    000Camilla 000Camilla 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    I believe that women must not depend upon the protection of man, but must be taught to protect herself, and there I take my stand....
    000Camilla 000Camilla 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I think the girl who is able to earn her own living and pay her own way should be as happy as anybody on earth. The sense of independence and security is very sweet....to say the...
    000Camilla 000Camilla 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity....and in every day life too.
    000Camilla 000Camilla 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    Someone very important to me will soon be facing the "establishment" for her closely-held ideas and beliefs. She has not prosthetized them. She has not gone door-to-door looking...
    ToughEddie ToughEddie 36-40, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I know the value of genuine friendships but yet and still I blow them off. I'm at a point in my life that I don't wanna **** around. I live with my boyfriend we are trying to get...
    Lovlee46 Lovlee46 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    Why is it so common that women find it hard to just love and be their true selves? I say that there is a truth in every single one of us, a truth that says we are unique, beautiful...
    cherryarie1 cherryarie1 18-21, F Jul 21

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    Before I moved in with my boyfriend, his friends would randomly stop over to hang out in his garage or to borrow things, etc. Now that I live here, they still do it. Even when he...
    CabanaCrush CabanaCrush 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 20

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    It shows a lot about a person and how it is written gives non verbal cues to their personality I feel.
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    Is it weird that I enjoy going out and being with friends but I just hate having people over my place? Not all the time but mostly I rather be at home alone.
    warez94 warez94 18-21, F 8 Responses Jul 19

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    I REALLY really have to be alone sometimes and know I have privacy or I go crazy. My roommate took the lock off my door after my last suicide attempt and I constantly trip that...
    GingerJensen34 GingerJensen34 31-35, F Jul 19

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    Granted im very open here. But people in society or around me will never know what or who i am.
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 19

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    I value it but damn if I am constantly not proofing before I send.
    MrFoolery MrFoolery 41-45, M Jul 19

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    Imagine there is a bank that credits your account each morning with $86,400. It carries over no balance from day to day. Every evening deletes whatever part of the balance you...
    princeniceu princeniceu 18-21, M Jul 19

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    I'd love a little less of it, but I guess I'd be complaining if I had ZERO alone time!
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M Jul 18

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    I am a good person it's just at times in my life that I have felt alone and I had to bare this my whole life. I mean I am very smart and very bright but people that r in my life...
    jackwiniston jackwiniston 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 18

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    a stranger stabs you in the front , a friend stabs you in the back, a boyfriend stabs you in the heart,but best friends only poke each other with straws....
    gunsnrosesxx gunsnrosesxx 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    Honesty will always be the best policy for me... I know it's old, but it's definitely gold...
    RagingDemon29 RagingDemon29 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    Well, I respect them to a degree. If someone's values consist of hurting others in any way, I have no respect for that. Of course, this may include the major and extreme ways that...
    Whobody Whobody 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 16

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    Someone was talking to me about recent concerns about corruption in the L.A.P.D of course they would not believe me that there are good cops,.. In fact less than one half of one...
    Someone6687 Someone6687 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 16

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    I hear people say that people don't like them when there honest and perhaps the real truth is some people don't know the difference between honesty and rudeness the trick is...
    BrynDavid BrynDavid 31-35, M Jul 16

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