Psalm 147:6 (NIV) The LORD sustains the humble but casts the wicked to the ground.
Proverbs 15:1 (NIV) A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.
Lamentations 3:28-30 (NIV) Let him sit alone in silence, for the LORD has laid it on him. 29 Let him bury his face in the dust-- there may yet be hope. 30 Let him offer his cheek to one who would strike him, and let him be filled with disgrace.
Matthew 5:5 (NKJV) Blessed are the meek, For they shall inherit the earth.
Meek—what does it mean? The answer lies in the word itself:
Robert Harold Schuller (Draper's Book of Quotations for the Christian World)