salt of the earth

: a dependable, steadfast, unpretentious person

: a person or group of people regarded as the finest of their kind or the noblest part of society

: people who are humble, generous, humane; people who give life its savour and thereby preserve our civilization

“You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again?”


  1. Excellent question! I would be interested in the answer. Do you have one?

  2. You step back to earth. Hands in the dirt. Earth. Feed the birds and water your plants. Cook your loved one(s) a meal. Add salt. Plenty of salt. Pepper to spice it up. Simple really...