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110 Greatest Quotes About Humility


Humility and patience are the surest proofs of the increase of love. John Wesley
Something very beautiful happens to people when their world's fallen apart: a humility, a nobility, a higher intelligence emerges at just the point when our knees hit the floor. Marianne Williamson
The less you know, the more you believe. Bono
True humility does not know that it is humble. If it did, it would be proud from the contemplation of so fine a virtue. Martin Luther
Nothing is more deceitful than the appearance of humility. It is often only carelessness of opinion, and sometimes an indirect boast. Jane Austen
All I say is by way of discourse, and nothing by way of advice. I should not speak so boldly if it were my due to be believed. Michel de Montaigne
It ain't the heat, it's the humility. Yogi Berra
It is unwise to be too sure of one's own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err. Mahatma Gandhi
We tend to lack humility toward love, to patronize it rather than bow before it, to put mundane considerations before the emotional need to hold someone in our arms. Marianne Williamson
God created the world out of nothing, and so long as we are nothing, He can make something out of us. Martin Luther
It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels. Saint Augustine
Humility, reverence, compassion, forbearance, sacrifice and self-control are the qualities that reveal the outcome of the true education. Sai Baba
Do you wish people to think well of you? Don't speak well of yourself. Blaise Pascal
Reading without thinking will confuse you.Thinking without reading will place you in danger. Confucius
He is as full of valor as of kindness. Princely in both. William Shakespeare
Who knows himself a braggart, let him fear this, for it will come to pass that every braggart shall be found an ass. William Shakespeare
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal. Charles Darwin
The human understanding is like a false mirror, which, receiving rays irregularly, distorts and discolors the nature of things by mingling its own nature with it. Francis Bacon
We come nearest to the great when we are great in humility. Rabindranath Tagore
I am not concerned that I am not known; I seek to be worthy to be known. Confucius
I realize today that nothing in the world is more distasteful to a man than to take the path that leads to himself. Hermann Hesse
There is no room for God in him who is full of himself. Martin Buber
Thirteen virtues necessary for true success: temperance, silence, order, resolution, frugality, industry, sincerity, justice, moderation, cleanliness, tranquility, chastity, and humility. Benjamin Franklin
Humility is a flower which does not grow in everyone's garden. Aristotle
The aim of a joke is not to degrade the human being, but to remind him that he is already degraded. George Orwell
Pride divides the men, humility joins them. Socrates
What the world needs is more geniuses with humility; there are so few of us left. Oscar Levant
Nothing sets a person so much out of the devil's reach as humility. Jonathan Edwards
The world tells us to seek success, power and money; God tells us to seek humility, service and love. Pope Francis
We are all apprentices in a craft where no one ever becomes a master. Ernest Hemingway
A true genius admits that he/she knows nothing. Albert Einstein
If you aim for only wealth, beauty, fame, & power, you aim too low. Humility, gentleness, gratitude, & service is aiming high. LeCrae
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
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille. Karl Marx
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow men. True nobility lies in being superior to your former self. Ernest Hemingway
Looking at yourself in a mirror isn't exactly a study of life. Lauren Bacall
Wonder and humility are wholesome emotions and they do not exist side by side with a lust for destruction. Rachel Carson
Humility is to make a right estimate of one's self. Charles Spurgeon
Fear prophets and those prepared to die for the truth, for as a rule they make many others die with them, often before them, at times instead of them. Umberto Eco
Everybody who is incapable of learning has taken to teaching. Oscar Wilde
Know yourself. Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful. Ann Landers
Humility is nothing but the disappearance of self in the vision that God is all. Andrew Murray
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom. Michel de Montaigne
You cannot exalt God and yourself at the same time. Rick Warren
The people who abandon Jihad fall a victim to humility and degradation. Abu Bakr
Education has to cultivate humility and discipline, but today it is yielding a harvest of pride and envy. Sai Baba
Humility is simply the disposition which prepares the soul for living on trust. Andrew Murray
With pride, there are many curses. With humility, there come many blessings. Ezra Taft Benson
Never curse a fall. The ground is where humility lives. Yasmin Mogahed
Serenity, regularity, absence of vanity,Sincerity, simplicity, veracity, equanimity, Fixity, non-irritability, adaptability, Humility, tenacity, integrity, nobility, magnanimity, charity, generosity, purity. Practise daily these eighteen "ities" You will soon attain immortality. Socrates