I Value Humility

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 355 People

    Those who boast and are proud,

    will be made the lowest. Those who humble themselves, who make themselves low, will be exalted above all others. The first shall be last and the last shall be first. Those who are overlooked will be made rulers. Those who are trodden under the feet of the haughty will rejoice...
    Quietanalysis Quietanalysis
    22-25, M
    Feb 10

    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
    3 Responses Jul 12, 2012

    Seems like it comes along with goodwill

    and being respectful of others feelings. All of sudden I am that little boy with ironed on patches on his jeans knees. For a moment, nothing else matters.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Nov 27, 2015

    '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
    46-50, M
    1 Response Feb 7, 2015

    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

    There's nothing worst

    than an egotistical person. We all do similar things in our existence and someone being without humility and simple kindness.
    Dieudonneso Dieudonneso
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 16

    I'm trying to understand.

    I've been told that I am humble, but at times I can act with arrogance. I'm trying to learn to have humility and learn what distinguishes it from self-protection. I'm studying empathy, I'm trying not to be judgemental--I value all these assets and believe it will help me become...
    Fuzzies Fuzzies
    61-65, M
    Oct 18, 2015

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Greatest Example Of Humility...

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

    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

    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
    46-50, M
    Feb 26, 2014

    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

    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, 2015

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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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