Posts Tagged ‘Humility’


ARROGANCE, n. A thoroughly unpleasant character trait that stands in stark contrast to the self-deprecation of those who meekly choose to label themselves “God’s chosen people” (or more simply “God’s people,” “the chosen,” “the elect,” “the redeemed,” “the saved,” or other suitably humble terms).

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–from the revised and expanded edition of The American Heretic’s Dictionary, the best modern successor to Ambrose Bierce’s Devil’s Dictionary

 


HUMILITY, n. The virtue of those with low self-esteem.

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–from the revised and expanded edition of The American Heretic’s Dictionary, the best modern successor to Ambrose Bierce’s Devil’s Dictionary