Essays Tagged: "Humility"

Eleanor Rosevelt

ical power. She wrote now laws and appointed no high officials, yet the self-knowledge and profound humility that invested her regard for every human being has made the story of her life a morality pl ...

(10 pages) 212 1 3.1 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Amish are a religious group who live in settlements in 22 states and Ontario, Canada

of Old Order Amish, about 16-18,000 people live in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. The Amish stress humility, family and community, and separation from the world.Although Lancaster Amish are Pennsylva ... mustaches, but they grow beards after they marry.The Amish feel these distinctive clothes encourage humility and separation from the world. Their clothing is not a costume; it is an expression of thei ...

(5 pages) 193 0 4.1 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Sir John Alexander Macdonald

ght leader. He won the hearts of people because he could relate to them and their problems. Showing humility, Mr. Macdonald considered himself as one of them*. And his devotion to helping these people ...

(2 pages) 58 0 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Humility. Lear and Gloucester's JourneyBased on Shakespeare's King Lear. Describe King Lear and Gloucester's journey from arrogance to humility and to eventual wisdom.

seen that for a variety of reasons both King Lear and the Earl of Gloucester move from arrogance to humility and finally to wisdom. This pair's arrogance is evident through their gullibility and rash ... lly to wisdom. This pair's arrogance is evident through their gullibility and rash decisions, their humility shown through their loss of power and resulting empathy and lastly, their wisdom displayed ...

(7 pages) 180 0 4.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Lord Byron's views regarding nature and society in "Childe Harold's Pilgrimage"

wilderness and the power of the ocean, while the opposing side is represented by the society, man's humility, man's weakness, political and spiritual slavery, illusionary freedom and false love.Byron ...

(3 pages) 60 0 4.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

"From Egoism to Humility" deals with Shakespeare's King Lear. This essay argues how King Lear journeys from egoism to humility.

the daughter that loves him the most. However, as the play progresses, Lear journeys from egoism to humility and death.Lear is a very egotistic man. In the beginning, the foolish king (who out of whim ... and thinks himself righteous and just in his inane judgement, completes his journey from egoism to humility when he finally realizes that he is a man who "is more sinned than sinning." Moreover, he r ...

(4 pages) 152 0 4.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Term Paper on Beethoven's Ninth Symphony

y divinely inspired works, one which mostmen can only marvel at, as they wallow in their appropriatehumility. These creations, however, are definitely not theonly aspects of entities beyond the scopes ...

(3 pages) 122 1 1.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Comparing Buddha and Jesus' lives and Ideas.

of these men had many similar traits and ideas. All of these men spoke of very noble ideas such as humility, justice, and peace. However, two of these men's words have reached more people than the ot ...

(5 pages) 105 2 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

Christianity as a Tool of Conquest.

being this a contrary atribute to what they preached. This concept is presented in contrast to the humility and kindness that the indigenous people possessed naturally.Christianity as a Tool of Conqu ...

(8 pages) 94 0 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Ben Franklin.

ution, frugality, industry, sincerity, justice, moderation, cleanliness, tranquility, chastity, and humility. But it could not be achieved, for he had problems with humility. Though he was very close. ...

(2 pages) 39 0 0.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Religious Hypocrisy in Renaissance England.

ons and WordsAs Illustrated by the Plays of Wm. Shakespeare"If a Jew wrong a Christian, what is his humility? Revenge! If a Christian wrong a Jew, what should his sufferance be by Christian example? W ...

(14 pages) 94 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

This essay is about Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi and what he accomplished. It shows how he was a great leader and a heroe.

ndia from the British. His religious beliefs consisted of fasting and praying for results, such as, humility and peace all over the realm without blood being shed. These may have been unusual ambition ...

(3 pages) 107 1 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Qualities of a Leader as discussed in the essays "Civil Disobedience" by Henry David Thoreau and "The Qualities of the Prince" by Niccolo Machiavelli

ional concept. We have consistently found that good leaders have passion and values, confidence yet humility, knowledge and realism. Possession of these attributes and the ability to use them and deve ... nowledge that they believe they can accomplish anything. Yet, paradoxically, a leader needs to have humility. Martin Luther King Jr. shows his humility by asking the clergymen for forgiveness if he un ...

(4 pages) 79 1 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

This essay compares the teachings of Muhammad and Jesus.

the freedom pursue him religious calling when it was revealed to him, and his poverty gave him the humility and strength to deal with the masses who would soon follow and persecute him. Jesus' povert ...

(3 pages) 65 0 4.1 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

I found timelessness

ound myself within.I found my entire life in the transience of an instant; I sat up, in respect and humility. The leaf swung in descending pendulum. I rose to grab it, then stopped. I was standing in ...

(1 pages) 16 0 2.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Malcolm's final description of the macbeths is "butcher and his fiend-like queen". Do you agree with this? The point of view i took was that i disagreed with malcolm

ce feels able to sympathise with him, they have also followed Macbeth and Lady Macbeth's change and humility, allowing the audience to pity them. Both Macbeth and Lady Macbeth are highly complex chara ...

(6 pages) 33 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

Revolutionized Writings

virtues to help himself obtain this goal, some of which included Order, Sincerity, Cleanliness, and Humility. Of course these aren't the only things Franklin used to make himself perfect, although man ...

(3 pages) 47 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Revelations of Human Life

epicts human life as an ongoing quest for virtue and self-discovery, which one should approach with humility and modesty. He maintains that life is a challenging period of trials and tribulations and ...

(1 pages) 20 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Title of essay: Paradox of Truth Title: Oedipus Rex Author: Sophocles

he light was revealed to him. With understanding, he rose above the average man to gain insight and humility. Oedipus Rex and Emily Dickinson?s To Tell All the Truth portray the paradox of truth, alon ...

(5 pages) 70 0 4.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Morality and the Courtly Love Tradition: The Miller's Tale

During the medieval period, several aspects of modern society were non-existent. Mercifulness, humility, and consideration, just to name a few, in several aspects life didn't exist. The question ...

(2 pages) 48 1 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature