humility quotes

Without humility there can be no humanity.John Buchan

But I still feel like a normal person... I've walked the streets and I know what it feels like. I speak with humility, and apparently those songs connect with people.Cee Lo Green

Bush promised a foreign policy of humility and a domestic policy of compassion. He has given us a foreign policy of arrogance and a domestic policy that is cynical, myopic and cruel.Joe Klein

Fullness of knowledge always means some understanding of the depths of our ignorance; and that is always conducive to humility and reverence.Robert Andrews Millikan

Fairest and best adorned is she Whose clothing is humility.James Montgomery

In such a state, humility is the virtue of men, and their only defense; to walk humbly with God, never doubting, whatever befall, that His will is good, and that His law is right.Paul Elmer More

Philanthropic humility is necessary if a giver is to do more good than harm, but it is not sufficient - philanthropic prudence is also needed.Marvin Olasky

Humility is a grace that shines in a high condition but cannot, equally, in a low one because a person in the latter is already, perhaps, too much humbled.Samuel Richardson

So much of how we act and what we do is based on humility or pride - that's everything. And when you can humble yourself, you know, we are more like Christ when we can humble ourselves.Tim Tebow

If I had any humility I would be perfect.Ted Turner

If I only had a little humility, I'd be perfect.Ted Turner

But when one believes that you've been appointed by God for a particular mission in history, you have to be very careful about that, how you speak about that. Where is the self-reflection in that? Where is the humility in that?Jim Wallis

Real genius is nothing else but the supernatural virtue of humility in the domain of thought.Simone Weil

I think any artist that's going to become anything in this world faces humility: with great humility comes great success.Yelawolf

Do you wish to be great? Then begin by being. Do you desire to construct a vast and lofty fabric? Think first about the foundations of humility. The higher your structure is to be, the deeper must be its foundation.Saint Augustine

There is something in humility which strangely exalts the heart.Saint Augustine

This is the deal: we are happy to single out people as superior just as long as they don't accept the description themselves. We want heroes and idols, but we also want egalitarianism, and that requires proclamations of humility from our gods.Julian Baggini

True humility is expressed in deeds, not words. The humble are those who truly walk the same ground as everyone else - not necessarily with grovelling, hunched backs, but certainly not lording it over others, either.Julian Baggini

Humility is a virtue, and it is a virtue innate in guests.Max Beerbohm

If anything is good for pounding humility into you permanently, it's the restaurant business.Anthony Bourdain