Favorite Quotations ~† Humility Girls Think of Everything

"Humility provides everyone, even him who despairs in solitude, with the strongest relationship to his fellow man." ~ Franz Kafka

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True humility is not an abject, groveling, self despising spirit; it is but a right estimate of ourselves as God sees us. ~ Tryon Edwards

There ain't never a horse that never been rode; there ain't never a rider that can't be thrown. ~ Gary Cooper

Humility is the first of virtues for other people. ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes, Writings

The only wisdom we can hope to acquire is the wisdom of humility: Humility is endless. - T.S. Eliot

After I'm dead I'd rather have people ask why I have no monument than why I have one. ~ Marcus Porcius Cato (Cato the Elder), Wisdom Writers Around the World

Donít be so humble. Youíre not that great. ~ Golda Meir, Deborah, Golda, and Me

Humility is the mother of giants. ~ G.K. Chesterton, Innocence of Father Brown

Humility is strong, not bold; quiet, not speechless; sure, not arrogant. ~ Estelle Smith, Leading from the Lions' Den

Humility is to make the right estimation of oneís self. ~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon, Sermons Volume 2: 1856

Humility is a virtue all men preach, none practice, and yet everybody is content to hear. The master thinks it good doctrine for his servants, the laity for the clergy, and the clergy for the laity. ~ John Seldon

Humility must always be the portion of any man who receives acclaim earned in blood of his followers and sacrifices of his friends. ~ Dwight Eisenhower, Guildhall Speech

The humblest citizen of all the land, when clad in the armor of a righteous cause, is stronger than all the hosts of error. ~ William Jennings Bryan, Speeches of William Jennings Bryan

Have more humility. Remember you don't know the limits of your own abilities. Successful or not, if you keep pushing beyond yourself, you will enrich your own life Ė and maybe even please a few strangers. ~ AL Kennedy

We cannot think too highly of nature, nor too humbly of ourselves. ~ Charles Caleb Colton, Lacon: or, Many things in few words

A great man is always willing to be little. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson, Compensation

Stay humble. Always answer your phone no matter who else is in the car. ~ Jack Lemmon

The feelings of my smallness and my nothingness have always kept me good company. ~ Pope John XXXIII

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