Humility Quotes, Modesty Sayings
With pride, there are many curses. With humility, there come many blessings.
– Ezra Taft Benson
But perhaps the most important lesson I learned is that there are no walls between humans and the elephants except those that we put up ourselves, and that until we allow not only elephants, but all living creatures their place in the sun, we can never be whole ourselves.
– Lawrence Anthony
That it is a bad thing to be tortured and starved, humiliated or hurt, is not an opinion; it is a fact. That it is better for people to be loved and attended to, rather than hated or neglected, is again a plain fact, not a matter of opinion.
– G. J. Warnock
Those who remain humble in triumph are more likely to remain confident under duress.
– Alan Robert Neal
Everyone hates being humiliated. Yet, karaoke still exists…
I think people who lack humility are really annoying.
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
Do not try to seem wise to others.
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