65 Meek Quotes On Success In Life

These meek quotes will inspire you. Meek, enduring injury with patience and without resentment: mild a meek child dominated by his brothers.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging meek quotes, meek sayings, and meek proverbs.

Best Meek Quotes

  1. “Negroes – Sweet and docile, Meek, humble, and kind: Beware the day – They change their mind.” ~ Langston Hughes
  2. “The meek man will attain a place of soul rest. As he walks on in meekness he will be happy to let God defend him. The old struggle to defend himself is over. He has found the peace which meekness brings.” ~ Aiden Wilson Tozer
  3. “The meek man is not a human mouse afflicted with a sense of his own inferiority. He has accepted God’s estimate of his own life: In himself, nothing; In God, everything. He knows well that the world will never see him as God sees him and he has stopped caring.” ~ Aiden Wilson Tozer
  4. “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

  5. “What if the meek inherited the Earth and we had to defend ourselves from Martians?” ~ Robert Orben
  6. “The militant not the meek shall inherit the earth!” ~ Mother Jones
  7. “How silently, how silently The wonderous gift is given! So God imparts to human hearts The blessings of his heaven. No ear may hear his coming, But in this world of sin, Where meek souls will receive him still, The dear Christ enters in.” ~ Phillips Brooks
  8. “The English are mentioned in the Bible; Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.” ~ Mark Twain

  9. “God has two dwellings; one in heaven, and the other in a meek and thankful heart.” ~ Izaak Walton
  10. “Pity the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.” ~ Don Marquis
  11. “And the meek shall inherit the earth.” ~ Geddy Lee
  12. “The humble, meek, merciful, and just are everywhere of one religion; and when death has taken off the mask they will know one another, though the diverse liveries they wear here make them strangers.” ~ William Penn
  13. “Be brave if you lose and meek if you win.” ~ Harvey Penick

  14. “Meek wifehood is no part of my profession; / I am your friend, but never your possession.” ~ Vera Brittain
  15. “The meek are those who quietly submit themselves to God, to His Word and to His rod, who follow His directions, and comply with His designs, and are gentle toward all men.” ~ Matthew Henry
  16. “It’s going to be fun to watch and see how long the meek can keep the earth once they inherit it.” ~ Kin Hubbard
  17. “A word to the wise to all the children of the twentieth century, whether their concern be pediatrics or geriatrics, whether they crawl on hands and knees and wear diapers or walk with a cane and comb their beards. There’s a wondrous magic to Christmas, and there’s a special power reserved for little people. In short, there’s nothing mightier than the meek, and a merry Christmas to each and all.” ~ Rod Serling
  18. “The meek shall inherit the Earth, but not its mineral rights.” ~ J. Paul Getty

  19. “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
  20. “The anger of a meek man is like fire struck out of steel, hard to be got out, and when it is, soon gone.” ~ Matthew Henry
  21. “The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me; because the LORD hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound; To proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord.” ~ Isaiah
  22. “The tree laden with fruits always bends low. If you wish to be great, be lowly and meek.” ~ Ramakrishna

  23. “When we, by the working of mercy and grace, be made meek and mild, we are fully safe; suddenly is the soul oned to God when it is truly peaced in itself: for in Him is found no wrath.” ~ Julian of Norwich
  24. “The knight is a man of blood and iron, a man familiar with the sight of smashed faces and the ragged stumps of lopped-off limbs; he is also a demure, almost a maidenlike, guest in hall, a gentle, modest, unobtrusive man. He is not a compromise or happy mean between ferocity and meekness; he is fierce to the nth and meek to the nth.” ~ C. S. Lewis
  25. “The meek may one day inherit the earth, but not the headlines.” ~ Indira Gandhi
  26. “You know that passage in the Bible that says, “And the meek shall inherit the Earth”? Always wondered if that was mistranslated. Perhaps it actually says, “And the geek shall inherit the Earth.” ~ Neil deGrasse Tyson
  27. “The meek may inherit the earth, but at the moment it belongs to the conceited. Like me.” ~ Cassandra Clare

  28. “A chaplain is the minister of the Prince of Peace serving the host of the God of War–Mars. As such, he is as incongruous as a musket would be on the altar at Christmas. Why, then, is he there? Because he indirectly subserves the purpose attested by the cannon; because too he lends the sanction of the religion of the meek to that which practically is the abrogation of everything but brute Force.” ~ Herman Melville
  29. “The meek shall inherit the earth. They won’t have the nerve to refuse it.” ~ Jackie Vernon
  30. “Defining men as the perpetrators of all violence is a viciously immoral judgment of an entire gender. And defining women as inherently nonviolent condemns us to the equally restrictive role of sweet, meek, and weak.” ~ Katherine Dunn
  31. “LOGANIMITY, n. The disposition to endure injury with meek forbearance while maturing a plan of revenge.” ~ Ambrose Bierce

  32. “Politicians step up and say, “This is what were going to do: we’re going to set aside 450 million dollars for a mentorship program for orphaned youth,” and so on and so forth, and it sounds great in this romanticized vision of what these alleged leaders are going to do for the alleged meek. But it doesn’t examine: why are these kids orphans?” ~ Mr. Lif
  33. “Standing navies, as well as standing armies, serve to keep alive the spirit of war even in the meek heart of peace. In its very embers and smoulderings, they nourish that fatal fire, and half-pay officers, as the priests of Mars, yet guard the temple, though no god be there.” ~ Herman Melville
  34. “Even from the first it is meek to seek the impossible.” ~ Sophocles
  35. “The meek may inherit the earth, but they wont get the ball from me.” ~ Charles Barkley

  36. “Let them push you, but do not push; Let them crucify you, but do not crucify. Let them insult, but do not insult. Let them slander, but do not slander. Be meek, and do not be zealous in evil.” ~ Isaac of Nineveh
  37. “My philosophy of life is that the meek shall inherit nothing but debasement, frustration and ignoble deaths; that there is security in personal strength; that you can fight City Hall and win; that any action is better than no action, even if it’s the wrong action; that you never reach glory or self-fulfillment unless you’re willing to risk everything, dare anything, put yourself dead on the line every time; and that once one becomes strong or rich or potent or powerful it is the responsibility of the strong to help the weak become strong.” ~ Harlan Ellison
  38. “My philosophy of life is that the meek shall inherit nothing but debasement, frustration, and ignoble deaths.” ~ Harlan Ellison
  39. “Though the meek shall inherit the earth, but don’t forget:

    The poor are the ones who inherit the debt.” ~ Kelvin Mercer

  40. “Now as before, women must refuse to be meek and guileful, for truth cannot be served by dissimulation. Women who fancy that they manipulate the world by pussy power and gentle cajolery are fools. It is slavery to have to adopt such tactics.” ~ Germaine Greer
  41. “When I think of the Savior, I often picture Him with hands outstretched, reaching out to comfort, heal, bless, and love. And He always talked with, never down to, people. He loved the humble and the meek and walked among them, ministering to them and offering hope and salvation. That is what He did during His mortal life; it is what He would be doing if He were living among us today; and it is what we should be doing as His disciples and members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.” ~ Dieter F. Uchtdorf
  42. “Gentle Jesus, meek and mild’ is a snivelling modern invention, with no warrant in the gospels.” ~ George Bernard Shaw
  43. “Meek Walton’s heavenly memory.” ~ William Wordsworth

  44. “One night I realized that when you give people understanding and encouragement a funny little meek childish look abashes their eyes, no matter what they’ve been doing they weren’t sure it was right – lambies all over the world.” ~ Jack Kerouac
  45. “Charles Haddon Spurgeon said that the old covenant was a convenant of prosperity, and the new convenient is a covenant of adversity, whereby we’re being weaned from the present world and made meek for the world to come.” ~ Hank Hanegraaff
  46. “I like playing… I don’t know. I think that’s what was really exciting about playing Knives, too, from the beginning was that you get to kind of do both of that. She’s almost like two different people, but that’s what’s cool about it, because I get to show her growth and that’s the thing that’s really cool about Knives, you get to really see her grow up from being meek and innocent and naïve at the beginning to this powerful girl who is going for what she really believes in and what she really wants.” ~ Ellen Wong
  47. “The meek shall inherit the earth. The rest of us are going to the stars.” ~ Peter Diamandis

  48. “There is a wheel within a wheel; a secret sacred wheel of Providence (most visible in marriages), guided by His hand that allows not the race to the swift nor bread to the wise, nor good wives to good men: and He that can bring good out of evil (for mortals are blind to this reason) only knows why this blessing was denied to patient Job, to meek Moses, and to our as meek and patient Mr Hooker.” ~ Izaak Walton
  49. “I love this book! Cathy Malkasian’s Percy Gloom swirls with echoes of cartoon landscapes from the past and present. You can almost hear Percy Gloom’s meek, docile little voice. Her writing is so full of wit and charm that we, like the title character, walk dutifully to the edge and fall in. And like Percy, we are rewarded equally with night terrors and secret treasures.” ~ Jeff Smith
  50. “Thoughtfulness is the beginning of great sanctity. If you learn this art of being thoughtful, you will become more and more Christ-like, for his heart was meek and he always thought of others. Our vocation, to be beautiful, must be full of thought for others.” ~ Mother Teresa
  51. “In the Age of Kali the meek and helpless will be preyed upon without mercy, and there will be a surplus of AK-47s.” ~ Ian McDonald

  52. “The first song I heard from me was Meek Mill [“I Don’t Know”], it was his first single before he went (to jail). I remember the first time I heard it was like eleven thirty at night, and I was like, “Yo, this is crazy!” And, I was smiling from ear to ear.” ~ PJ Harvey
  53. “Meek’s Cutoff by Kelly Reichardt. It’s beautifully shot. It’s a complex story. The filmmaker gave a very patient and feminine touch to a story that takes place during a period of history that’s very masculine, without losing any of the unforgiving harshness of the reality where the characters found themselves in.” ~ Chloe Zhao
  54. “It’s a familiar story now: a meek and depressed high school chemistry teacher with terminal cancer cooks up a scheme to make and market a superior grade of methamphetamine to provide a nest egg for his family after he’s gone. But over the course of five seasons Walter White goes from milquetoast to murderous in order to survive.” ~ Bryan Cranston
  55. “My personal favorite records might have to be “Keep It Rollin” and “360” featuring Meek Mill…oh and the Intro Is Murder!” ~ Kid Ink

  56. “The new nuns don’t know that they’re ‘supposed’ to be meek and submissive, and so in many ways they believe they can do anything, because they’ve seen the earlier ones do it. In this way, there’s nothing for them to doubt.” ~ Tenzin Palmo
  57. “If the civil magistrate be a Christian, a disciple or follower of the meek Lamb of God, he is bound to be far from destroying the bodies of men for refusing to receive the Lord Jesus Christ: for otherwise he would be ignorant of the sweet end of Christ’s coming, which was to save the bodies and souls of men.” ~ Roger Williams
  58. “You say the character [of Leo Bloom] was meek and insecure, and you could’ve been describing me as well. I was a very shy person in those days, and working with Zero [Mostel], who was bigger than life, helped me grow. Zero was a strong influence on me.” ~ Gene Wilder
  59. “A meek fellow … is a real godsend in any gang.” ~ Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

  60. “Friendship with the upright, with the truthful and with the well informed is beneficial. Friendship with those who flatter, with those who are meek and who compromise with principles, and with those who talk cleverly is harmful.” ~ Confucius
  61. “It was Rachel Carson’s famous book ‘Silent Spring’ that got me involved with the environment. I read it in The New Yorker, in installments. Up to then, I’d thought the main job to do is help the meek inherit the Earth. And I still, that’s a job that’s got to be done. But I realized if we didn’t do something soon, what the meek would inherit would be a pretty poisonous place to live.” ~ Pete Seeger
  62. “‘Blessed are the poor in spirit, for they shall see God’ suggested to me a heavenly welfare program for the meek. Today that saying reveals an astute insight into egotism, about how those with swollen pride or vanity cannot see anything larger than themselves.” ~ Huston Smith
  63. “When I’m looking for a leader who’s going to fight ISIS and keep America secure, I don’t want some meek and mild leader or somebody who’s going to turn the other cheek.” ~ Robert Jeffress

  64. “The least known among the virtues and also the most misunderstood is the virtue of humility. Yet, it is the very groundwork of Christianity. Humility is a grace of the soul that cannot be expressed in words and is only known by experience. It is an unspeakable treasure of God and only can be called the gift of God. Learn, He said, not from angels, not from men, not from books; but learn from My presence, light, and action within you, that I am meek and humble of heart, and you shall find rest to your souls.” ~ William Bernard Ullathorne
  65. “The meek are positive and often colorful characters. They are not self-assertive nor self-seeking, to be sure, but rather they are unselfish and uncomplaining, genuinely interested in the welfare of others, creating opportunities to be of service to them, submissive in the face of injuries and insults, silent in the accidents and adversities of life, and bearing with equanimity the infamies and injustices heaped upon them.” ~ V. Raymond Edman

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