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I Value Humility

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 302 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    '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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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