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Meekness

Meekness Quotes

"Glances of true beauty can be seen in the faces of those who live in true meekness."
Henry David Thoreau

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

"The Lord is Merciful to the meek, always Kind and Gentle; the Creator has brought cooling relief."
Sri Guru Granth Sahib

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

"The LORD lifteth up the meek: he casteth the wicked down to the ground."
The Bible

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Meekness Definition: The feeling of patient, submissive humbleness; a disposition to be patient and long suffering.

Etymology of 'Meekness'
c.1200, "gentle, quiet, unaggressive; benevolent, kind; courteous, humble, unassuming;" of a woman, "modest," from a Scandinavian source (cf. Old Norse mjukr "soft, pliant, gentle"), from Proto-Germanic *meukaz (cf. Gothic muka-modei "humility," Dutch muik "soft"), of uncertain origin, perhaps from PIE *meug- "slippery, slimy." In the Bible, it translates Latin mansuetus from Vulgate. Sense of "submissive" is from mid-14c.

Positive Suggestions:
"Awaken your natural Meekness"
"Perfect Meekness is within you"
"Allow yourself to feel Meek now"
"Accept Meekness"
"Trust in your Meekness"
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