Humility Quotes

In a humble state, you learn better. I can't find anything else very exciting about humility, but at least there's that.

John Dooner

In peace there's nothing so becomes a man as modest stillness and humility.

William Shakespeare

If I only had a little humility, I'd be perfect.

Ted Turner

Humility is no substitute for a good personality.

Fran Lebowitz

Humility mainly becometh the converse of man with his Maker.

Martin Farquhar Tupper

Humility is the solid foundation of all the virtues.


My power will be in humility.

Walter Russell

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

George Arliss

I am no more humble than my talents require.

Oscar Levant

Humility is attentive patience.

Simone Weil

Love's humility is love's true pride.

Bayard Taylor

Modest humility is beauty's crown.

Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller

Humility is eldest-born of Virtue, and claims the birthright at the throne of heaven.

Arthur Murphy

Humility is the altar upon which God wishes that we should offer Him His sacrifices.

Francois Duc de la Rochefoucauld

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

Charles Caleb Colton

Humility is the root, mother, nurse, foundation, and bond of all virtue.

St. John Chrysostom

Extremes meet, and there is no better example than the naughtiness of humility

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Humility is to make a right estimate of one's self.

Charles H. Spurgeon

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.

Ralph W. Sockman

The churches must learn humility as well as teach it.

George Bernard Shaw

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

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.

Nicholas Black Elk

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.

Mary Gardiner Brainard

Faith is the champion of grace, and love the nurse; but humility is the beauty of grace.

Thomas Brooks

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Updated On : May 13, 2014
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