Best Quotes About Meek

The meek shall inherit the Earth, but not its mineral rights. -J. Paul Getty

Pity the meek, for they shall inherit the earth. -Don Marquis

To be meek, patient, tactful, modest, honorable, brave, is not to be either manly or womanly; it is to be humane. -Jane Harrison

God has two dwellings; one in heaven, and the other in a meek and thankful heart. -Izaak Walton

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

It's going to be fun to watch and see how long the meek can keep the earth once they inherit it. -Kin Hubbard

The humble and meek are thirsting for blood. -Joe Orton

And suns grow meek, and the meek suns grow brief, and the year smiles as it draws near its death. -William Cullen Bryant

Let the professors of Christianity recommend their religion by deeds of benevolence – by Christian meekness – by lives of temperance and holiness. -Richard Mentor Johnson

Humility is not cowardice. Meekness is not weakness. Humility and meekness are indeed spiritual powers. -Swami Sivananda

The Saviour reigned in all their hearts, and they successfully copied the pattern of meekness and gentleness, which he had left them. -John Strachan

As for ourselves, yes, we must be meek, bear injustice, malice, rash judgment. We must turn the other cheek, give up our cloak, go a second mile. -Dorothy Day

That's what my mother did. And my father was the first person she'd met who treated her kindly. She was terrified of men, and she married a very meek, kind, dear man. And she had the upper hand. She ruled the roost. -Lynn Johnston

If there is anybody in this land who thoroughly believes that the meek shall inherit the earth they have not often let their presence be known. -W. E. B. Du Bois

I really do not see much use in exalting the humble and meek; they do not remain humble and meek long when they are exalted. -Samuel Butler

To resort to power one need not be violent, and to speak to conscience one need not be meek. The most effective action both resorts to power and engages conscience. -Barbara Deming

Be brave if you lose and meek if you win. -Harvey Penick

In New York City, the meek don't inherit the earth. The big mouth does. -Barbara Corcoran

Why, in our 'free' country, do Americans meekly stand aside and let the state limit our choices, even when we are dying? -John Stossel

I'm not meek at all. -Paula Radcliffe

I would not say I'm an aggressive shopper. I want to be; I aspire to be an aggressive shopper. I am a meek, meek shopper. -Gail Simmons

Even talking, I'm super-loud. I could never have that kind of meek, little wispy whimsical lavender and lace voice. It comes from my body. There's no way I can fight it. -Beth Ditto

I think the associations people have with kindness are often things like meekness and sweetness and maybe sickly sweetness; whereas I do think of kindness as a force, as a power. -Sharon Salzberg

For a few thousand years, women had no history. Marriage was our calling, and meekness our virtue. Over the last century, in stuttering succession, we have gained a voice, a vote, a room, a playing field of our own. Decorously or defiantly, we now approach what surely qualifies as the final frontier. -Stacy Schiff

The whole point of the kingdom of God is Jesus has come to bear witness to the true truth, which is nonviolent. When God wants to take charge of the world, he doesn't send in the tanks. He sends in the poor and the meek. -N. T. Wright

Everyone knows the beautiful story of Abraham and the sacrifice of Isaac. How this noble father led his child to the slaughter; how Isaac meekly submitted; how the farce went on till the lad was bound and laid on the altar, and how God then stopped the murder, and blessed the intending murderer for his willingness to commit the crime. -Annie Besant

All spiritual things are to be treated with sacred dignity. Humility and meekness are in accordance with the life of Christ, but they are to be shown in a dignified way. -Ellen G. White

I am not really ever accused of being shy or meek. -Marisol Nichols

Humility, I have learned, must never be confused with meekness. Humility is being open to the ideas of others. -Simon Sinek

I love the melodies in the Old Testament, how preachers highlight them when they read from the Scripture. But I was influenced forever by the New Testament. I love the Beatitudes, informing us that the meek shall inherit the earth. -Maya Angelou

Women are often meeker in meetings and afraid to ask for raises and promotions. I've told countless female colleagues to stop apologizing when they ask for more. It's not personal, it's business. -Katharine Weymouth

Jesus was humble when He walked this earth. He had all power, yet used all meekness. -Monica Johnson

Jesus sowed good seeds into the lives of the people He touched. His walk was humble, meek, giving, and forgiving, and He taught His disciples to be the same way. -Monica Johnson

Once there was a boy so meek and modest, he was awarded a Most Humble badge. The next day, it was taken away because he wore it. Here endeth the lesson. -Nancy Gibbs

I'm not a meek lady who stays at home and cooks. -Diane Hendricks

Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth. -Jesus Christ

I'm easygoing. There's a place and time for everything. When that bell rings, I'm not nice and easy. I'm not meek and passive. -Gerry Cooney

Jesus told us to learn from him how to be meek and humble of heart. We must look at his life if we are to have any concept of what humility is all about. -Mother Angelica

I don't believe that the meek will inherit the earth; The meek get ignored and trampled. -Sylvia Plath

I enjoy doing action a lot more because my films have a sense of violence. That's because I have a broad structure, and if I hit someone, it looks believable. Maybe my contemporaries are meeker-looking in comparison. -Arjun Kapoor

I always thought I was a fairly meek individual. -Jamey Sheridan

The meek and the humble died at Mt. Carmel. And the strong and the arrogant – the FBI and the ATF – lived. -David Thibodeau

I guess I just do 'emasculated' and 'meek' very well. -Tony Hale

I've always found the rhetoric of mainstream civil rights leaders and organizations to be far too timid, accommodationist, and gradualist. It always seemed to me that they behaved like meek and gentle supplicants begging the oppressor for a few crumbs of justice, for a few molecules of citizenship rights. -James Meredith

One of the guiding beliefs of our consuming age is that we are all free and independent individuals. That we can choose to do pretty much what we want, and if we can't, then it's bad. But at the same time, co-existing alongside this, there is a completely different, parallel universe where we all seem meekly to do what those in power tell us to do. -Adam Curtis

Ordinary people understand that the rich and powerful bully the poor and meek. -Sanjaya Baru

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