Humility Quotes

Great men suffer hours of depression through introspection and self-doubt. That is why they are great. That is why you will find modesty and humility the characteristics of such men.

Bruce Barton

Humility is not thinking less of yourself, it's thinking of yourself less.

Rick Warren

We come nearest to the great when we are great in humility.

Rabindranath Tagore

Humility, that low, sweet root, From which all heavenly virtues shoot.

Thomas Moore

Humility leads to the highest distinction, because it leads to self-improvement.

Sir Benjamin Collins Brodie

In humility imitate Jesus and Socrates.

Benjamin Franklin

I believe the first test of a truly great man is humility.

John Ruskin

Humility is a virtue all preach, none practice, and yet everybody is content to hear. The master thinks it good doctrine for his servant, the laity for the clergy, and the clergy for the laity.

John Selden

Humility is like underwear; essential,but indecent if it shows.

Helen Nielsen

Even if you be otherwise perfect, you fail without humility.

The Talmud

The importance of humility. We need the humility to know that truth can be ephemeral, that this can be but one version of the truth.

Ken Auletta

Early in life, I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose honest arrogance and have seen no occasion to change.

Frank Lloyd Wright

I have observed that religious practice is not a precondition either of ethical conduct or of happiness itself. I have also suggested that, whether a person practices religion or not, the spiritual qualities of love and compassion, patience, tolerance, forgiveness, humility and so on are indispensable

Dalai Lama

Humility is the ability to give up your pride and still retain your dignity.

Vanna Bonta

Pride perceiving humility honorable, often borrows her cloak.

Thomas Fuller

Pride makes us artificial and humility makes us real

Thomas Merton

Real excellence and humility are not incompatible one with the other, on the contrary they are twin sisters.

Jean Baptiste Lacordaire

There is no gardening without humility. Nature is constantly sending even its oldest scholars to the bottom of the class for some egregious blunder.

Alfred Austin

Humility is a necessary veil to all other graces

William Gurnall

Without humility there can be no humanity

John Buchan

True humility is contentment.

Henri Frederic Amiel

Humility makes great men twice honorable

Benjamin Franklin

Humility is at the equilibrium of ego. When we’re on center, we manage our ego rather than it managing use.

Steve Smith

Wash out your ego every once in a while, as cleanliness is next to godliness not just in body but in humility as well.

Abbe Yeux-verdi
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