The mission before us as ambassadors is to assure peace among, as it were, the diplomatic corps of fellow ambassadors. Thus we are to walk in lowliness humility and meekness, which foster longsuffering and enable us to forbear one another in love.Stephen Shobe
Real excellence and humility are not incompatible one with the other, on the contrary they are twin sisters.Jean Baptiste Lacordaire
Humility is no substitute for a good personality.Fran Lebowitz, Metropolitan Life, 1978
The road to success leads through the valley of humility, and the path is up the ladder of patience and across the wide barren plains of perseverance. As yet, no short cut has ever been discovered.Joseph J. Lam
If thou desire the love of God and man, be humble, for the proud heart, as it loves none but itself, is beloved of none but itself. Humility enforces where neither virtue, nor strength, nor reason can prevail.Francis Quarles
The Churches must learn humility as well as teach it.George Bernard Shaw, "St. Joan".
A greedy man will always find himself in the shackles of humility.Imam Ali, Peak of Eloquence (Nahjul Balagha)
Humility is not disgraceful, and carries no loss of true pride.Ernest Hemingway, "The Old Man and the Sea".
Humility is the embarrassment you feel when you tell people how wonderful you are.Laurence Pete
Personally I rather look forward to a computer program winning the world chess championship. Humanity needs a lesson in humility.Richard Dawkings:, "The Selfish Gene".
By these things examine thyself. By whose rules am I acting; in whose name; in whose strength; in whose glory? What faith, humility, self - Denial, and love of God and to man have there been in all my actions?Jackie Mason
A man who is eating or lying with his wife or preparing to go to sleep in humility, thankfulness and temperance, is, by Christian standards, in an infinitely higher state than one who is listening to Bach or reading Plato in a state of pride.Clive Staples Lewis
Life is a long lesson in humility.James M. Barrie
What the world needs is more geniuses with humility, there are so few of us left.Oscar Levant
The greatest friend of Truth is time, her greatest enemy is Prejudice, and her constant companion Humility.Charles Caleb Colton
Always accept good fortune with grace and humility.Mark L. Mika
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.Dwight David Eisenhower, address at Guildhall, London, 7/12/45
If we were to be asked suddenly to give a definition of humility we would doubtless be greatly embarrassed.Edwin Holt Hughes