I have often wished I had time to cultivate modesty... But I am too busy thinking about myself.
Humility is to make a right estimate of one's self it is no humility for a man to think less of himself than he ought, though it might rather puzzle him to do that.
If I only had a little humility, I'd be perfect.
I believe the first test of a truly great man is his humility.
It ain't the heat, it's the humility.
Humility is a strange thing. The minute you think you've got it, you've lost it.
Nothing sets a person so much out of the devil's reach as humility.
God, give me courage to do what I can, humility to admit what I can't, and wisdom to know the difference.
Always accept good fortune with grace and humility.
You couldn't be that good and not know it, somewhere in your secret heart, however much you'd been abused into affecting public humility.
And the Devil did grin, for his darling sin Is pride that apes humility.
If we were to be asked suddenly to give a definition of humility we would doubtless be greatly embarrassed.
The mission before us as ambassadors is to assure peace among, as it were, the diplomatic corps of fellow ambassadors. Thus we are to walk in lowliness (humility) and meekness, which foster longsuffering and enable us to forbear one another in love.
To be humble to superiors is duty, to equals courtesy, to inferiors nobleness.
What the world needs is more geniuses with humility, there are so few of us left.
Life is a long lesson in humility.
The Churches must learn humility as well as teach it.
205. A greedy man will always find himself in the shackles of humility.
Humility is the embarrassment you feel when you tell people how wonderful you are.
Humility is not disgraceful, and carries no loss of true pride.
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.
If thou desire the love of God and man, be humble, for the proud heart, as it loves none but itself, is beloved of none but itself. Humility enforces where neither virtue, nor strength, nor reason can prevail.
The Church must learn humility, as well as teach it. Shaw
True humility is contentment. H.F. Amiel
It was a great lesson in humility for us.