Humility Quotes, Modesty Sayings
Carry your bag by yourself; carry your umbrella by yourself; open your door by yourself; light your own candle! Do your job by yourself! Don’t use others! Don’t behave like a king, don’t behave like a queen! Be humble!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
But lest some unlucky event should happen unfavorable to my reputation, I beg it may be remembered by every gentleman in the room that I this day declare with the utmost sincerity, I do not think myself equal to the command I am honored with.
– George Washington
The power of one hundred proud men cannot influence the world as much as of one humble servant of God.
– Tom Krause
If anyone tells you that a certain person speaks ill of you, do not make excuses about what is said of you but answer, “He was ignorant of my other faults, else he would not have mentioned these alone.
A contented man is never poor. A humble man is never arrogant.
– Dr T.P.Chia
Plenty of people wish to become devout, but no one wishes to be humble.
– Joseph Addison
Be modest! It is the kind of pride least likely to offend.
– Jules Renard
Early in my career…I had to choose between an honest arrogance and a hypercritical humility… I deliberately choose an honest arrogance, and I’ve never been sorry.
– Frank Lloyd Wright
Humbleness promotes respect and good will. Arrogance invites disrespect and ill will.
– Dr T.P.Chia
Humility is not thinking less of yourself, but thinking of yourself less.
– C.S. Lewis
Pride is concerned with who is right. Humility is concerned with what is right.
– Ezra Taft Benson