Humility is a Strength, Not a Weakness

Humility is a Strength, not a Weakness

So please do not be afraid to exhibit your strength…

Be Humble… it won’t hurt you but will only make you stronger.

Humility – The quality or condition of being humble; modest opinion or estimate of one’s own importance, rank, etc. Not proud or arrogant; modest.

Strength – The quality or state of being strong; bodily or muscular power; vigour. Mental power, force, or vigour. Moral power, firmness, or courage. Power by reason of influence, authority, resources, numbers, etc.

Weakness – The state or quality of being weak; lack of strength, firmness, vigour, or the like; feebleness. An inadequate or defective quality, as in a person’s character; slight fault or defect.

Highest – Exceeding the common degree or measure; strong; intense.

Form – The structure, pattern, organization, or essential nature of anything. A conventional method of procedure or behaviour.

Self-respect – Proper esteem or regard for the dignity of one’s character.

Admit – To acknowledge; confess.

Mistakes – An error or fault resulting from defective judgment, deficient knowledge, or carelessness.

Amends – Reparation or compensation for a loss, damage, or injury of any kind; recompense.


“Humility leads to strength and not to weakness. It is the highest form of self-respect to admit mistakes and to make amends for them.”
– John J. McCloy

Please take a moment and ponder on each of the words above… think about them… understand them… act upon them… then move forward… do not look back… make a conscious decision… do not be afraid to act… make mistakes… but be willing to admit to them… because Humility is real Courage. Arrogance is Cowardice… Don’t be a Coward… There is no place on the planet for it.


Joseph Bismark
Group Managing Director, QI Ltd

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