Wednesday, April 30, 2008

#15 Don't have a big head


Self praise is no praise.

Humble yourself so that others can see your true inner beauty. How much more wonderful would it be if you receive a compliment without ever trying to get one. Remain meek at heart and others will notice your strengths.

Christianity
The LORD sustains the humble but casts the wicked to the ground. -Psalm 147:6

For the LORD takes delight in his people; he crowns the humble with salvation. -Psalm 149:4

He mocks proud mockers but gives grace to the humble. -Proverbs 3:34

For whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted. -Mathew 23:12

Humble yourselves, therefore, under God's mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time. -1Peter 5:6

Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth. -Mathew 5:5

Judaism
Now Moses was a very humble man, more humble than anyone else on the face of the earth. -Numbers 12:3

Islam
“Whoever is humble to men for God's sake, may God exalt his eminence - Mohamed

Random
Let us touch the dying, the poor, the lonely and the unwanted according to the graces we have received and let us not be ashamed or slow to do the humble work. -Mother Theresa

Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful. - John Wooden

He who is humble is confident and wise. He who brags is insecure and lacking -Lisa Edsmondson

Religion is to do right. It is to love, it is to serve, it is to think, it is to be humble.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

3 comments:

Mama Zen said...

I love the John Wooden quote!

Dimple621 said...

I love the quotes you picked from certain religions. Keep them coming. It is good to know that no matter what religion the training is the same globally. Keep up with the blogs.

Seraphorm said...

care to come post on my religion blog?