Humility Quotes, Modesty Sayings

Humility is nothing but truth, and pride is nothing but lying.
– St. Vincent de Paul

Nobody stands taller than those willing to stand corrected.
– William Safire

Anything was better than nothing. Half- full was better than empty. Ignorance was the lowest form of humiliation and suffering.
– Becca Fitzpatrick

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

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

Humility is throwing oneself away in complete concentration on something or someone else.
– Madeleine L’Engle

Life is a long lesson in humility.
James Matthew Barrie

True humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself less.
C.S. Lewis

A great man is always willing to be little.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle.
Benjamin Franklin


With pride, there are many curses. With humility, there come many blessings.
– Ezra Taft Benson

Those who remain humble in triumph are more likely to remain confident under duress.
Alan Robert Neal

I think people who lack humility are really annoying.

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

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.

Plenty of people wish to become devout, but no one wishes to be humble.
Joseph Addison

Humility is not thinking less of yourself, but thinking of yourself less.
C.S. Lewis

Humility means accepting reality with no attempt to outsmart it.
– David Richo

I am no more humble than my talents require.
– Oscar Levant

Don’t let success go to your head. Remember; when success comes, walk in humility.
– Bill Newman


Humble is such a lonely word.

It is always the secure who are humble.
-Gilbert Keith Chesterton

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

Everyone hates being humiliated. Yet, karaoke still exists…

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