Humility Quotes, Modesty Sayings

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

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.

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