Humility Quotes

Life is a long lesson in humility.

James M. Barrie

Humility, like darkness, reveals the heavenly lights.

Henry David Thoreau

Humility is to make a right estimate of one's self. It is no humility for a man to think less of himself than he ought, though it might rather puzzle him to do that.

Charles Haddon Spurgeon

I have sounded the very base-string of humility.

William Shakespeare

In humility imitate Jesus and Socrates.

Benjamin Franklin

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

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

Charles Caleb Colton

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

Edmund Burke

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

Sir Benjamin Collins Brodie

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

Thomas Moore

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

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

Rabindranath Tagore

True humility is contentment.

Henri Frederic Amiel

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

Rick Warren

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

The Power Of Failure: We Get To Decide What It Means

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Updated On : May 13, 2014
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