Humility Quotes, Modesty Sayings
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.
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
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 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