The preeminence of the virtue of humility- the virtue of all virtues
Humility, that low, sweet root, from which all heavenly virtues shoot.
If we learn not humility, we learn nothing.
Humility is truth.
I believe that humility is the first test of a truly great man.
We come nearest to the great when we are great in humility.
Humility is not something that comes naturally. But it is a cardinal virtue that should be pursued more than any other.
Life is a long lesson in humility.
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.
A sarcastic person has a superiority complex that can be cured only by the honesty of humility.
Uncertainty is a sign of humility, and humility is just the ability or the willingness to learn.
Clarity and consistency are not enough: the quest for truth requires humility and effort.
The principles of living greatly include the capacity to face trouble with courage, disappointment with cheerfulness, and trial with humility.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
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.
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.
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.
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.
I’m grateful for my brokenness. I’m grateful for my humility.
From compassion springs humility. The ego is verily a gateway to hell. The person who is egoistic is far from being religious.
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.
Making people laugh is magic. I feel like if you have humility, then you can do anything in comedy.
Humility is to make a right estimate of one’s self.
The greatest friend of truth is Time, her greatest enemy is Prejudice, and her constant companion is Humility.
I think people who lack humility are really annoying.
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.
Pride perceiving humility honorable, often borrows her cloak.
Pride works frequently under a dense mask, and will often assume the garb of humility.
I watch ‘Batman & Robin’ from time to time. It’s the worst movie I ever made, so it’s a good lesson in humility.
If anything is good for pounding humility into you permanently, it’s the restaurant business.