WEEK 109


The preeminence of the virtue of humility- the virtue of all virtues
— Henry Southgate
Humility, that low, sweet root, from which all heavenly virtues shoot.
— Thomas Moore
If we learn not humility, we learn nothing.
— John Jewel
Humility is truth.
— Desiderius Erasmus
I believe that humility is the first test of a truly great man.
— John Ruskin
We come nearest to the great when we are great in humility.
— Rabindranath Tagore
Humility is not something that comes naturally. But it is a cardinal virtue that should be pursued more than any other.
— Joyce Meyer
Life is a long lesson in humility.
— James M. Barrie

Here is just some regular old fashioned humility

What humility does for one is it reminds us that there are people before me. I have already been paid for. And what I need to do is prepare myself so that I can pay for someone else who has yet to come but who may be here and needs me.
— Maya Angelou
A sarcastic person has a superiority complex that can be cured only by the honesty of humility.
— Lawrence G. Lovasik
Uncertainty is a sign of humility, and humility is just the ability or the willingness to learn.
— Charlie Sheen
Clarity and consistency are not enough: the quest for truth requires humility and effort.
— Tariq Ramadan
The principles of living greatly include the capacity to face trouble with courage, disappointment with cheerfulness, and trial with humility.
— Thomas S. Monson
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
— Frank Lloyd Wright
True humility is intelligent self respect which keeps us from thinking too highly or too meanly of ourselves. It makes us modest by reminding us how far we have come short of what we can be.
— Ralph W. Sockman
To me, having the courage to tell your own story goes hand in hand with having the curiosity and humility to listen to others’ stories.
— Sarah Kay
Humility was an important part of the way I grew up. And I found that to be less common when I moved to California. That’s not to say humble people don’t exist there, but ambition seems really important.
— Anna Kendrick
Humility is always a good thing. It’s always a good thing to be humbled by circumstances so you can then come from a sincere place to try to deal with them.
— Michael J. Fox
I’m grateful for my brokenness. I’m grateful for my humility.
— James McGreevey
From compassion springs humility. The ego is verily a gateway to hell. The person who is egoistic is far from being religious.
— Dada Vaswani
I’m a religious woman. And I feel I have responsibility. I have no modesty at all. I’m even afraid of it - it’s a learned affectation and it’s just stuck on me like decals. Now I pray for humility because that comes from inside out.
— Maya Angelou
Making people laugh is magic. I feel like if you have humility, then you can do anything in comedy.
— Amanda Seyfried
Humility is to make a right estimate of one’s self.
— Charles Spurgeon
The greatest friend of truth is Time, her greatest enemy is Prejudice, and her constant companion is Humility.
— Charles Caleb Colton
I think people who lack humility are really annoying.
— Emily VanCamp
The best loved by God are those that are rich, yet have the humility of the poor, and those that are poor and have the magnanimity of the rich.
— Saadi
Pride perceiving humility honorable, often borrows her cloak.
— Thomas Fuller
Pride works frequently under a dense mask, and will often assume the garb of humility.
— Adam Clarke
I watch ‘Batman & Robin’ from time to time. It’s the worst movie I ever made, so it’s a good lesson in humility.
— George Clooney
If anything is good for pounding humility into you permanently, it’s the restaurant business.
— Anthony Bourdain