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Definition of Meek

Meek

  1. Mild of temper; not easily provoked or orritated; patient under injuries; not vain, or haughty, or resentful; forbearing; submissive.
  2. Evincing mildness of temper, or patience; characterized by mildness or patience; as, a meek answer; a meek face.
  3. Alt. of Meeken

Meek Quotations

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

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

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

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

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
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