11 Quotes Regarding Humility


The unassuming youth seeking instruction with humility gains good fortune.
I Ching

The delicate balance between modesty and conceit is popularity.
Robert Half

A just and reasonable modesty does not only recommend eloquence, but sets off every great talent which a man can be possessed of.
Joseph Addison

Excessive Humility is a sign of a scoundrel.
Hindu Proverb

If man makes himself a worm he must not complain when he is trodden on.
Immanuel Kant

Plenty of people wish to become devout, but no one wishes to be humble.
François La Rochefoucauld

One may be humble out of pride.
Michel De Montaigne

Humility is a virtue, and it is a virtue innate in guests.
Max Beerbohm

I believe the first test of a truly great man is in his humility.
John Ruskin

The beloved of the Almighty are: the rich who have the humility of the poor, and the poor who have the magnamity of the rich.
Saadi

Be humble as the blade of grass that is being trodden underneath the feet. The little ant tastes joyously the sweetness of honey and sugar. The mighty elephant trembles in pain under the agony of sharp goad.
Sivananda

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