Humility

Do not imagine that if you meet a really humble man he will be what most people call “humble” nowadays: he will not be a sort of greasy, smarmy person, who is always telling you that, of course, he is nobody. Probably all you will think about him is that he seemed a cheerful, intelligent chap who took a real interest in what you said to him. If you do dislike him it will be because you feel a little envious of anyone who seems to enjoy life so easily. He will not be thinking about humility: he will not be thinking about himself at all.

— C.S. Lewis, Mere Chrisitianity

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  1. Thanks for posting this! One of my favorite Lewis quotes. A great reminder for this morning. Love your blog!

  2. teresa cunningham says:

    thanks for this great reminder!

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