Humility Quotes, Modesty Sayings

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.
Epictetus

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

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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

Just wake up everyday really humbled by the fact that there is so much you don’t know, dream big.

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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

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

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Everyone hates being humiliated. Yet, karaoke still exists…

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

Do not try to seem wise to others.
Epictetus

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