Therefore, a person should first be changed by a teacher’s instructions, and guided by principles of ritual. Only then can he observe the rules of courtesy and humility, obey the conventions and rules of society, and achieve order.
Sports are such a great teacher. I think of everything they’ve taught me: camaraderie, humility, how to resolve differences.
Humility, I have learned, must never be confused with meekness. Humility is being open to the ideas of others.
Great leaders don’t need to act tough. Their confidence and humility serve to underscore their toughness.
There is something in humility which strangely exalts the heart.
It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels.
Humility is the foundation of all the other virtues hence, in the soul in which this virtue does not exist there cannot be any other virtue except in mere appearance.
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.
It ain’t the heat, it’s the humility.
There is no disease more conducive to clinical humility than aneurysm of the aorta.
Practice radical humility. Take no credit for your talents, intellectual abilities, aptitudes, or proficiencies. Be in a state of awe and bewilderment.
Pride makes us artificial and humility makes us real.
Pride perceiving humility honorable, often borrows her cloak.
Humility is not thinking less of yourself, it’s thinking of yourself less.
We come nearest to the great when we are great in humility.
Let us be absolutely clear about one thing: we must not confuse humility with false modesty or servility.
And when our baby stirs and struggles to be born it compels humility: what we began is now its own.
I claim to be a simple individual liable to err like any other fellow mortal. I own, however, that I have humility enough to confess my errors and to retrace my steps.
Humility is not something that comes naturally. But it is a cardinal virtue that should be pursued more than any other.
Vanity is a mark of humility rather than of pride.
Have the humility to learn from those around you.
Nothing is more deceitful than the appearance of humility. It is often only carelessness of opinion, and sometimes an indirect boast.
I feel coming on a strange disease – humility.
Holy humility confounds pride and all the men of this world and all things that are in the world.
A Christian reveals true humility by showing the gentleness of Christ, by being always ready to help others, by speaking kind words and performing unselfish acts, which elevate and ennoble the most sacred message that has come to our world.
All spiritual things are to be treated with sacred dignity. Humility and meekness are in accordance with the life of Christ, but they are to be shown in a dignified way.
Humility must always be the portion of any man who receives acclaim earned in the blood of his followers and the sacrifices of his friends.
Humility is truth.
Humility is the solid foundation of all virtues.
Think not that humility is weakness; it shall supply the marrow of strength to thy bones. Stoop and conquer; bow thyself and become invincible.
Humility is to make a right estimate of one’s self.
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