The quotes below are from After the Ecstasy, the Laundry: How the Heart Grows Wise on the Spiritual Path by Jack Kornfield, pages xix - xx. During ALA Midwinter 2010, Elizabeth Gilbert recommended this read-alike to her Eat, Pray, Love.
"Our intention was inspired by the humility and compassion of the Dalai Lama himself, always eager to learn, even from his mistakes."
"... wise speech ..."
"The wisest express a greater humility. Abotts like Father Thomas Keating of Snowmass Monastery and Norman Fischer of the San Francisco Zen Center, for example, regularly say, "I'm learning" and "I don't know.""