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Humility Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Humility

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

Related topics: Life Human-Nature Psychology Wisdom Self Ego Pride

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

The competent programmer is fully aware of the limited size of his own skull.
He therefore approaches his task with full humility,
and avoids clever tricks like the plague.
- Edsger Dijkstra

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

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

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

Worship means reverence and humility it means revering
your real self and humbling delusions.
- Bodhidharma

Fairest and best adorned is she Whose clothing is humility.
- James Montgomery

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
- Steven Tyler

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

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

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

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

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

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

Humility is not cowardice.
Meekness is not weakness.
Humility and meekness are indeed spiritual powers.
- Swami Sivananda

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

To be a preacher requires two apparently contradictory qualities:
confidence and humility.
- Timothy Radcliffe

Mysticism and exaggeration go together.
A mystic must not fear ridicule if he is to push all
the way to the limits of humility or the limits of delight.
- Milan Kundera

There is no disease more conducive to clinical humility
than aneurysm of the aorta.
- William Osler

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

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

One thing that golf teaches you is humility.
- Robert Wagner

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

Pride makes us artificial and humility makes us real.
- Thomas Merton

True humility is contentment.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

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

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

The beloved of the Almighty are: the rich who have
the humility of the poor,
and the poor who have the magnanimity of the rich.
- Saadi

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

There is greatness in the fear of God,
contentment in faith of God, and honour in humility.
- Abu Bakr

The unassuming youth seeking instruction with humility gains good fortune.
- Joseph Addison

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

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

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

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

Humility is attentive patience.
- Simone Weil

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

Humility is truth.
- Desiderius Erasmus

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

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

The principles of living greatly include the capacity
to face trouble with courage,
disappointment with cheerfulness, and trial with humility.
- Thomas S. Monson

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


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