Humility Quotes

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

Nearest the throne itself must be The footstool of humility.

James Montgomery

Nothing can be further apart than true humility and servility.

Henry Ward Beecher

Without humility there can be no humanity.

John Buchan

True humility--the basis of the Christian system--is the low but deep and firm foundation of all virtues.

Edmund Burke

Humility is the solid foundation of all the virtues.


Humility mainly becometh the converse of man with his Maker.

Martin Farquhar Tupper

Humility is no substitute for a good personality.

Fran Lebowitz

If I only had a little humility, I'd be perfect.

Ted Turner

In peace there's nothing so becomes a man as modest stillness and humility.

William Shakespeare

In a humble state, you learn better. I can't find anything else very exciting about humility, but at least there's that.

John Dooner

Humility is pride in GodÓ

Austin O'Malley

It is a wholesome and necessary thing for us to turn again to the earth and in the contemplation of her beauties to know of wonder and humility.

Rachel Carson

The churches must learn humility as well as teach it.

George Bernard Shaw

True humility is intelligent self respect which keeps us from thinking too highly or too meanly of ourselves. It makes us modest by reminding us how far we have come short of what we can be.

Ralph W. Sockman

Humility is to make a right estimate of one's self.

Charles H. Spurgeon

Extremes meet, and there is no better example than the naughtiness of humility

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Humility is the root, mother, nurse, foundation, and bond of all virtue.

St. John Chrysostom

He that places himself neither higher nor lower than he ought to do exercises the truest humility.

Charles Caleb Colton

Humility is the altar upon which God wishes that we should offer Him His sacrifices.

Francois Duc de la Rochefoucauld

Humility is eldest-born of Virtue, and claims the birthright at the throne of heaven.

Arthur Murphy

Modest humility is beauty's crown.

Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller

Love's humility is love's true pride.

Bayard Taylor
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