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It’s humbling to know that you have fans all over America and all over the world and they want you to play on their respective basketball team. It’s very humbling that they respect the way I play the game of basketball. I can’t discredit that. I can’t say I don’t enjoy it because you put in a lot of hard work to have fans. And for me to be a role model and for me to have fans all over is great. It’s very humbling.
The study of history is a powerful antidote to contemporary arrogance. It is humbling to discover how many of our glib assumptions, which seem to us novel and plausible, have been tested before, not once but many times and in innumerable guises; and discovered to be, at great human cost, wholly false.
It dawned on me at some point that our music makes certain people happy – I never thought we’d have that effect and it’s really gratifying and humbling. My least favorite is the exhaustion that comes with traveling a lot, the touring related exhaustion. And the crazy thing is that we’ve all been doing this for years and your body never gets used to it – you always feel messed up. But it’s a good problem to have.
It seems that there’s a constant humbling – I don’t know if that’s the right word – because things are disproved all the time with new discoveries, at least that’s the way it feels sometimes in the layman’s world. Like, people will make proclamations of something to be true, and then 50 years later that’s proven wrong because there’s something else.
I find it much easier to counsel than to be counseled, to reach out to a friend in my small group who is feeling insercure than to reveal my own inseurity. The truth is we don’t much like being dependent. We don’t enjoy admitting how desperately we long for someone’s kindness and involvement. It’s so humbling.
The most rewarding possible thing that a songwriter or an artist of any kind can experience is to hear firsthand from the mouth of somebody else that they don’t know the weight or gravity or intensity that something they’ve made has brought out in somebody else’s life. It’s simultaneously flattering and humbling. It makes me so thankful that I’ve been so lucky to be able to do this work.