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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

And suns grow meek, and the meek suns grow brief, and the year smiles as it draws near its death.
William C. Bryant

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

The meek shall inherit the Earth, but not its mineral rights.
J. Paul Getty

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
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