Humility Ignorance Quotes

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

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

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