Modesty. Kindness. Levelheadedness. Meekness. Lowliness. The aforementioned terms are synonyms for humility. Humility is a word that many people fail to use anymore much less practice in daily life. But it is essential to our personal and professional growth and success in life as you will see in this video talk by a man who also correlated gratitude with humility. I would rather eat humble pie privately, than to suffer the shame of swallowing my pride publicly.