Humility Quotes

What [Nietzsche] calls slave morality is to him purely spite-morality; and this spite-morality gave new names to all ideals. Thus impotence, which offers no reprisal, became goodness; craven baseness became humility; submission to him who was feared became obedience; inability to assert ones self became reluctance to assert ones self, became forgiveness, love of ones enemies. Misery became a distinction

Georg Morris Cohen Brandes

Barbaric accuracy - whimpering humility.

G. C. Lichtenberg

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

The principles of living greatly include the capacity to face trouble with courage, disappointment with cheerfulness, and trial with humility.

Thomas S. Monson

The greatest friend of Truth is time, her greatest enemy is Prejudice, and her constant companion Humility.

Charles Caleb Colton

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

True humility is contentment.

Henri Frederic Amiel

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

Rabindranath Tagore

What makes humility so desirable is the marvelous thing it does to us; it creates in us a capacity for the closest possible intimacy with God

Monica Baldwin

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

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

Edmund Burke

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

Charles Caleb Colton

Humility must always be the portion of any man who receives acclaim earned in the blood of his followers and the sacrifices of his friends.

Dwight David Eisenhower
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