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Humility

See also Modesty.
Humorousness (See WITTINESS.)
Bernadette Soubirous, St.
humble girl to whom Virgin Mary appeared. [Christian Hagiog.: Attwater, 65–66]
Bonaventura, St.
washes dishes even though a cardinal. [Christian Hagiog.: Hall, 50]
broom
traditional representation of humility. [Plant Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 167]
Bruno, St.
pictured with head bent as sign of humbleness. [Christian Hagiog.: Hall, 53]
cattail
used by da Vinci as symbol of humility. [Plant Symbol-ism: Embolden, 25]
Elizabeth of Hungary, St
. meek princess renounced world, cared for sick. [Christian Hagiog.: Attwater, 112]
Job
abases self in awe of the Lord. [O.T.: Job 40:3–5; 42:1–6]
John
the Baptist feels unworthy before Christ. [N.T.: Mark 1:7; Luke 3:16]
small bindweed
traditional representation of humility. [Plant Symbolism: Flora Symbolica 172]
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He said: 'The more powerful you are, the more your actions will have an impact on people, the more responsible you are to act humbly.' For our Pope, humility is far more important than having wisdom, skill and ability.
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However, research on humility has progressed more slowly, likely due to problems defining and measuring the construct (Davis, Worthington, & Hook, 2010).
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