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.
Modest humility is beauty's crown.
Humility is eldest-born of Virtue, and claims the birthright at the throne of heaven.
Humility is the altar upon which God wishes that we should offer Him His sacrifices.
He that places himself neither higher nor lower than he ought to do exercises the truest humility.
Humility is the root, mother, nurse, foundation, and bond of all virtue.
Extremes meet, and there is no better example than the naughtiness of humility
Humility is to make a right estimate of one's self.
True humility is intelligent self respect which keeps us from thinking too highly or too meanly of ourselves. It makes us modest by reminding us how far we have come short of what we can be.
True humility is contentment.
The churches must learn humility as well as teach it.
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.
A greedy man will always find himself in the shackles of humility.
In our own times, you see, an emperor came to the city of Rome, where theres the temple of an emperor, where theres a fishermans tomb. And so that pious and Christian emperor, wishing to beg for health, for salvation from the Lord, did not proceed to the temple of a proud emperor, but to the tomb of a fisherman, where he could imitate that fisherman in humility, so that he, being thus approached, might then obtain something from the Lord, which a haughty emperor would be quite unable to earn.
You wish to be great, begin from the least. You are thinking to construct some mighty fabric in height; first think of the foundation of humility. And how great soever a mass of building one may wish and design to place above it, the greater the building is to be, the deeper does he dig his foundation.
It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels.
Humility and full consciousness are inseparable.
All politicians are humble, and seldom let you forget it. They go around the country boasting about their humility. They are proud of their humility. Many are downright arrogant about their humility and insist that it qualifies them to be President.
The Sun Dancers also put rabbit skins on their arms and legs, for the rabbit represents humility, because he is quiet and soft and not self-asserting a quality which we must all possess when we go to the center of the world.
That which we look on with unselfish love And true humility is surely ours, Even as a lake looks at the stars above And makes within itself a heaven of stars.
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