A missionary was once questioning his class of boys on the meaning of Matt. 5:5, (that says: "Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.") and asked, "Who are the meek?"
A boy answered, "Those who give soft answers to rough questions."
- The Biblical Illustrator (moreillustrations.com)
"The meek are not those who are never at all angry, for such are insensible; but those who, feeling anger, control it, and are angry only when they ought to be." – Theophylact.
Col 3:12 (CEV): "God loves you and has chosen you as his own special people. So be gentle, kind, humble, meek, and patient."
"Meekness is power under control". - Warren Wiersbe.