Humility Ignorance Quotes

You couldn't be that good and not know it, somewhere in your secret heart, however much you'd been abused into affecting public humility.

Lois McMaster Bujold

Always accept good fortune with grace and humility.

Mark L. Mika

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

Humility is no substitute for a good personality.

Fran Lebowitz

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

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

Vanna Bonta

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

Related Quotes

Quote of the Day

Social Media
Our Partners