Quote category: Humility

Humility is the acceptance of the possibility that someone else can teach you something else you do not know about yourself.
Conversely, pride and arrogance, close the door of the mind


Arthur Deikman Permalink to Arthur Deikman quote

Laugh at yourself first, before anyone else can.


Elsa Maxwell Permalink to Elsa Maxwell quote

Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose honest arrogance and have seen no occasion to change.


Frank Lloyd Wright Permalink to Frank Lloyd Wright quote

Daily silence experienced in humility and fervour as an indispensable exercise in spiritual nourishment gradually creates within us a permanent state of silence.
The soul discovers in such silence unsuspected possibilities.
It realizes that life can be lived at different levels


Pierre Lacont Permalink to Pierre Lacont quote

If I only had a little humility, I would be perfect.


Ted Turner Permalink to Ted Turner quote

Humanitarianism consists in never sacrificing a human being to a purpose.


Albert Schweitzer Permalink to Albert Schweitzer quote

Religion in its humility restores man to his only dignity, the courage to live by grace.


George Santayana Permalink to George Santayana quote