If we were to be asked suddenly to give a definition of humility we would doubtless be greatly embarrassed.Edwin Holt Hughes
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 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
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
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
Humility is not disgraceful, and carries no loss of true pride.Ernest Hemingway, "The Old Man and the Sea".
The greatest friend of Truth is time, her greatest enemy is Prejudice, and her constant companion Humility.Charles Caleb Colton
What the world needs is more geniuses with humility, there are so few of us left.Oscar Levant
Always accept good fortune with grace and humility.Mark L. Mika
Humility is no substitute for a good personality.Fran Lebowitz, Metropolitan Life, 1978
A greedy man will always find himself in the shackles of humility.Imam Ali, Peak of Eloquence (Nahjul Balagha)
The Churches must learn humility as well as teach it.George Bernard Shaw, "St. Joan".
Never hire or promote in your own image. It is foolish to replicate your strength and idiotic to replicate your weakness. It is essential to employ, trust, and reward those whose perspective, ability, and judgment are radically different from yours. It is also rare, for it requires uncommon humility, tolerance, and wisdom.Dee W. Hock, Fast Company
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
Six essential qualities that are the key to success Sincerity, personal integrity, humility, courtesy, wisdom, charity.Dr. William Claire Menninge
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".
Life is a long lesson in humility.James M. Barrie