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

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

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

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 : May 13, 2014
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