“These are the few ways we can practice humility:  To speak as little as possible of one’s self.  To mind one’s own business.   Not to want to manage other people’s affairs.  To avoid curiosity.  To accept contradictions and correction cheerfully.  To pass over the mistakes of others.  To accept insults and injuries.  To accept being slighted, forgotten and disliked.  To be kind and gentle even under provocation.”  Mother Teresa

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“If there is anything more annoying in the world than having people talk about you, it is certainly having no one talk about you.”   Oscar Wilde

“’Shoot the wounded… what we do to people who are the most vulnerable… we ‘shoot the wounded.’ As if they haven’t suffered enough, we add to it by gossiping and treating hurt people like outcasts.” Lynn Dove, Shoot the Wounded