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"Nothing defies political correctness and the prevailing zeitgeist as radically as the notion that humility remains an important virtue. Dr. Bobb not only makes the case for this dismissed and disregarded value but emphasizes its importance as part of the American national character."
—Michael Medved, syndicated talk radio host
"A lively and counterintuitive argument, spiced with witty prose and engaging vignettes of Franklin, Washington, Madison, Lincoln, Frederick Douglass, and Abigail Adams."
—Robert Faulkner, professor of Political Science, Boston College; author, The Case for Greatness
I ended up plowing through the book, and really took a lot away from it.
In this book, Bobb makes the case that humility above all else is one of the greatest virtues that a person, as well as a country, can exhibit.
In his work Humility: An Unlikely Biography of America’s Greatest Virtue, David J. Bobb hands the classroom over to this great teacher.
More people should read this book, especially every current politician. Humility is not a word that seems to be spoken in Washington DC; little on practiced.Published 1 month ago by DW
David J. Bobb has a title/subtitle combination that almost sounds paradoxical—Humility: An Unlikely Biography Of America’s Greatest Virtue. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Craig T. Owens
Humility as a virtue, seen through the eyes of five great historical figures from early history, fills the pages of Humility. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Mary Crocco
There is one thing for certain humility is lacking today. Whether it is in regards to politics, entertainment or family and friends, humility is a rare commodity. David J. Read morePublished 5 months ago by E. Borgman
True greatness comes not with power and might, but with humility and grace. As far as America's founding fathers are concerned, the exercise of humility is the key difference... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Dr Conrade Yap
Humility: An Unlikely Biography of America's Greatest Virtue
By David Bobb
Humility,Thomas Aquinas wrote, is a 'praisworthy abasement'... Read more
Although I had previously seen this book at a bookstore, the cover didn't sell me on buying the book nor my thumbing through it. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Mike Reininger
David J. Bobb has given us a gem in his book "Humility: An Unlikely Biography of America's Greatest Virtue. Read morePublished 6 months ago by John
At first the book looked interesting , just by the title but when I got it and saw who was on the front, you all know what my thoughts were. " Oh dear Lincoln. Read morePublished 6 months ago by wow