Humility Quotes

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

Even if you be otherwise perfect, you fail without humility.

The Talmud

Humility is like underwear; essential,but indecent if it shows.

Helen Nielsen

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

I believe the first test of a truly great man is humility.

John Ruskin

In humility imitate Jesus and Socrates.

Benjamin Franklin

Humility is the solid foundation of all the virtues.

Confucius

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

Edmund Burke

Without humility there can be no humanity.

John Buchan

Nothing can be further apart than true humility and servility.

Henry Ward Beecher

Humility is the only true wisdom by which we prepare our minds for all the possible changes of life.

George Arliss

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 Hadden Spurgeon

Nearest the throne itself must be The footstool of humility.

James Montgomery

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

Humility is at the equilibrium of ego. When we’re on center, we manage our ego rather than it managing use.

Steve Smith

Humility is the only true wisdom by which we prepare our minds for all the possible changes of life.

George Arliss

Humility is the only true wisdom by which we prepare our minds for all the possible changes of life.

George Arliss

Humility makes great men twice honorable

Benjamin Franklin

True humility is contentment.

Henri Frederic Amiel

Humility is no substitute for a good personality.

Fran Lebowitz

Without humility there can be no humanity

John Buchan

Humility is a necessary veil to all other graces

William Gurnall

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

Real excellence and humility are not incompatible one with the other, on the contrary they are twin sisters.

Jean Baptiste Lacordaire

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Updated On : December 22, 2013
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