humility quotes

The unassuming youth seeking instruction with humility gains good fortune.Joseph Addison

I really have a great deal of humility in that department, and a great deal of respect for people who spend their lives learning how to make these amazing preparations.Ted Allen

A good youth ought to have a fear of God, to be subject to his parents, to give honor to his elders, to preserve his purity; he ought not to despise humility, but should love forbearance and modesty. All these are an ornament to youthful years.Saint Ambrose

There is no respect for others without humility in one's self.Henri Frederic Amiel

True humility is contentment.Henri Frederic Amiel

It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels.Saint Augustine

Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility.Saint Augustine

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

Nothing is more deceitful than the appearance of humility. It is often only carelessness of opinion, and sometimes an indirect boast.Jane Austen

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

When I worked with wildlife a lot in the Eighties and Nineties, I learnt the meaning of patience. And when I worked with trees, I learned the meaning of humility.James Balog

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

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

It ain't the heat, it's the humility.Yogi Berra

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

The most important thing is that you treat everybody incredibly well and lead with a bit of humility. I've found that when I go into a company to lead, it's important to have a plan and to make that plan a simple one that everybody can understand.Greg Brenneman

Sports are such a great teacher. I think of everything they've taught me: camaraderie, humility, how to resolve differences.Kobe Bryant

Without humility there can be no humanity.John Buchan