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“Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.”
—Bible: New Testament Jesus, in Matthew, 5:5.
The third of the Beatitudes, from the Sermon on the Mount. The words recall those in Proverbs 37:11, But the meek shall inherit the earth; and shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace. In his Notebooks, the author Samuel Butler wrote, I really do not see much use in exalting the humble and meek; they do not remain humble and meek long when they are exalted. (Samuel Butlers Notebooks, p. 220, 1951)