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Positive Quotes about Humility

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

Related topics: Inspirational Values

Humility is not thinking less of yourself,
it's thinking of yourself less.
- Rick Warren (author of The Purpose Driven(R) Life)

Life is a long lesson in humility.
- James M. Barrie

I have three precious things which I hold fast and prize.
The first is gentleness;
the second is frugality;
the third is humility, which keeps me from putting myself before others.
Be gentle and you can be bold;
be frugal and you can be generous;
avoid putting yourself before others
and you can become a leader among men.
- Lao Tzu

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And when our baby stirs and struggles to be born
it compels humility: what we began is now its own.
- Margaret Mead

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

Power is dangerous unless you have humility.
- Richard J. Daley

 

I feel coming on a strange disease - humility.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

I claim to be a simple individual liable
to err like any other fellow mortal.
I own, however, that I have humility enough
to confess my errors and to retrace my steps.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance
and hypocritical humility.
I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

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 D. Eisenhower

Personally, I rather look forward to a computer program
winning the world chess championship.
Humanity needs a lesson in humility.
- Richard Dawkins

What the world needs is more geniuses with humility;
there are so few of us left.
- Oscar Levant

Humility, that low, sweet root, from which all heavenly virtues shoot.
- Thomas Moore

There is no respect for others without humility in one's self.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

True humility is contentment.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

If I had any humility I would be perfect.
- Ted Turner

Assuredly, Loving Souls, you should go to God with
all humility and respect,
humbling yourselves in His presence,
especially when you remember your past ingratitude and sins.
- Alphonsus Liguori

I beg the Most High to allow me the favour of the double reward,
but if God only finds me worthy of one reward,
I will accept it in all humility.
- King Hassan II

Humility is the solid foundation of all virtues.
- Kong Fu Zi

Humility is a virtue, and it is a virtue innate in guests.
- Max Beerbohm

It ain't the heat, it's the humility.
- Yogi Berra

A disease and its treatment can be a series of humiliations,
a chisel for humility.
- Laurel Lee

True love is quiescent, except in the nascent moments of true humility.
- Bryant H. McGill

Join me in my quest for a greater understanding of our existence.
Join me in my desire for a greater self.
Join me as I seek the humility to love and understand my fellow man.
- Bryant H. McGill

Pride works frequently under a dense mask,
and will often assume the garb of humility.
- Adam Clarke

Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending.
You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first
the foundation of humility.
- Saint Augustine

Humility is a grace that shines in a high condition but cannot,
equally, in a low one because a person in the latter is already,
perhaps, too much humbled.
- Samuel Richardson

If one takes pride in one's craft, you won't let a good thing die.
Risking it through not pushing hard enough is not a humility.
- Paul Keating

Sense shines with a double luster when it is set in humility.
An able yet humble man is a jewel worth a kingdom.
- William Penn

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

I believe the first test of a truly great man is in his humility.
- John Ruskin

The people who abandon Jihad fall a victim to humility and degradation.
- Abu Bakr

Humility is a necessary veil to all other graces.
- William Gurnall

In such a state, humility is the virtue of men,
and their only defense; to walk humbly with God,
never doubting, whatever befall, that His will is good,
and that His law is right.
- Paul Elmer More

With disadvantages enough to bring him to humility,
a Scotsman is one of the proudest things alive.
- Oliver Goldsmith

O be very sure That no man will learn anything at all,
Unless he first will learn humility.
- Robert Bulwer-Lytton

Without humility there can be no humanity.
- John Buchan

The proud man can learn humility, but he will be proud of it.
- Mignon McLaughlin

In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is
nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
- Simone Weil

Knowledge is power.
Information is power.
The secreting or hoarding of knowledge or information
may be an act of tyranny camouflaged as humility.
- Robin Morgan

Humility is the gateway into the grace and the favor of God.
- Harold Warner

Humility is nothing else but a right judgment of ourselves.
- William Law

Humility is truth.
- Desiderius Erasmus

Judge yourself; if you do that you will not be judged by God,
as St.
Paul says.
But it must be a real sense of your own sinfulness,
not an artificial humility.
- Johannes Tauler

If we learn not humility, we learn nothing.
- John Jewel

Humility is a great quality of leadership which derives
respect and not just fear or hatred.
- Yousef Munayyer

Vanity is a mark of humility rather than of pride.
- Jonathan Swift

Religion in its humility restores man to his only dignity,
the courage to live by grace.
- George Santayana

Nothing is more deceitful than the appearance of humility.
It is often only carelessness of opinion,
and sometimes an indirect boast.
- Jane Austen

Because in the school of the Spirit man learns wisdom through humility,
knowledge by forgetting, how to speak by silence,
how to live by dying.
- Johannes Tauler

Bush promised a foreign policy of humility and a domestic policy of compassion.
He has given us a foreign policy of arrogance and a
domestic policy that is cynical,
myopic and cruel.
- Joe Klein

Obedience to the word in humility of mind never confuses.
- John Nelson Darby

Humility and knowledge in poor clothes excel pride
and ignorance in costly attire.
- William Penn

The best loved by God are those that are rich,
yet have the humility of the poor, and those that are
poor and have the magnanimity of the rich.
- Saadi

Uncertainty is a sign of humility, and humility is
just the ability or the willingness to learn.
- Charlie Sheen

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

Religion can emerge in all forms of feeling:
here wild anger,
there the sweetest pain; here consuming hatred,
there the childlike smile of serene humility.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

Humility is no substitute for a good personality.
- Fran Lebowitz

It was pride that changed angels into devils;
it is humility that makes men as angels.
- Saint Augustine

Fullness of knowledge always means some understanding
of the depths of our ignorance;
and that is always conducive to humility and reverence.
- Robert Millikan

Humility is the foundation of all the other virtues hence,
in the soul in which this virtue does not exist there
cannot be any other virtue except in mere appearance.
- Saint Augustine

I really have a great deal of humility in that department,
and a great deal of respect for people who spend their
lives learning how to make these amazing preparations.
- Ted Allen

The job is to ask questions-it always was-and to ask
them as inexorably as I can.
And to face the absence of precise answers with a certain humility.
- Arthur Miller

Real genius is nothing else but the supernatural virtue
of humility in the domain of thought.
- Simone Weil

Mankind is like dogs, not gods - as long as you don't
get mad they'll bite you -
but stay mad and you'll never be bitten.
Dogs don't respect humility and sorrow.
- Jack Kerouac

It becomes us in humility to make our devout acknowledgments
to the Supreme Ruler of the Universe for the inestimable
civil and religious blessings with which we are favored.
- James K. Polk

There is something in humility which strangely exalts the heart.
- Saint Augustine

Pride perceiving humility honorable,
often borrows her cloak.
- Thomas Fuller

A sarcastic person has a superiority complex that can
be cured only by the honesty of humility.
- Lawrence G. Lovasik

Humility is attentive patience.
- Simone Weil


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