225 Quotes About Humility

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Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.
- Francis de Sales
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If you plan to build a tall house of virtues, you must first lay deep foundations of humlilty.
- Augustine
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The Christian Gospel is that I am so flawed that Jesus had to die for me, yet I am so loved and valued that Jesus was glad to die for me. This leads to deep humility and deep confidence at the same time. It undermines both swaggering and sniveling. I cannot feel superior to anyone, and yet I have nothing to prove to anyone. I do not think more of myself or less of myself. Instead, I think of myself less.
- Tim Keller
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Loving God - really loving Him - means living out His commands no matter what the cost.
- Chuck Colson
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God cannot fix whoever is first not broken.
- Jack Wellman
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It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels.
- Augustine
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We had long known the Lord without realizing that meekness and lowliness of heart should be the distinguishing feature of the disciple.
- Andrew Murray
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A man can counterfeit love, he can counterfeit faith, he can counterfeit hope and all the other graces, but it is very difficult to counterfeit humility.
- Dwight L. Moody
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Every now and again, Our Lord lets us see what we would be like if it were not for Himself; it is a justification of what He said - "Without Me you can do nothing." That is why the bedrock of Christianity is personal, passionate devotion to the Lord Jesus.
- Oswald Chambers
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Men compare themselves with men, and readily with the worst, and flatter themselves with that comparative betterness. This is not the way to see spots, to look into the muddy streams of profane men's lives; but look into the clear fountain of the Word, and there we may both discern and wash them; and consider the infinite holiness of God, and this will humble us to the dust.
- Robert Leighton
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They that know God will be humble, and they that know themselves, cannot be proud.
- John Flavel
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If the Lord's people will humble themselves by admitting that deception is quite possible to them, they will be the less deceived.
- Watchman Nee
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Jesus is the God whom we can approach without pride and before whom we can humble ourselves without despair.
- Blaise Pascal
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Deny your weakness, and you will never realize God's strength in you.
- Joni Eareckson Tada
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Do not be impatient for impatience is of the flesh. Do not try different methods because they are useful solely in helping the flesh. We must distrust the flesh entirely.
- Watchman Nee
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God walks with the humble; he reveals himself to the lowly; he gives understanding to the little ones; he discloses his meaning to pure minds, but hides his grace from the curious and the proud.
- Thomas a Kempis
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Jesus Christ is a God whom we approach without pride, and before whom we humble ourselves without despair.
- Blaise Pascal
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I'm not perfect in my walk but I want to do the right thing.
- Kirk Cameron
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Sin came through the pride of Lucifer and salvation came through the humility of Jesus.
- Zac Poonen
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Either humble yourself or God may have to do it for you.
- Jack Wellman
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A humble person is more likely to be self confident... a person with real humility knows how much they are loved.
- Cornelius Plantinga
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Humility and patience are the surest proofs of the increase of love.
- John Wesley
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True humility is able to look at God and proceed on.
- Watchman Nee
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One of our troubles is we are not willing to humble ourselves. We are not willing to give up our opinions as to how things should be done.
- Mordecai Ham
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Endeavor to be always patient of the faults and imperfections of others; for thou hast many faults and imperfections of thine own that require forbearance. If thou art not able to make thyself that which thou wishest, how canst thou expect to mold another in conformity to thy will?
- Thomas a Kempis
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All regenerated ones should covet spiritual development.
- Watchman Nee
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Nothing sets a person so much out of the devil's reach as humility.
- Jonathan Edwards
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Humility does not mean thinking less of yourself than of other people, nor does it mean having a low opinion of your own gifts. It means freedom from thinking about yourself one way or the other at all.
- William Temple
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When the corn is nearly ripe it bows the head and stoops lower than when it was green. When the people of God are near ripe for heaven, they grow more humble and self-denying... Paul had one foot in heaven when he called himself the chiefest of sinners and least of saints.
- John Flavel
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When you do the common things in life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world.
- George Washington Carver
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If our life is not a course of humility, self-denial, renunciation of the world, poverty of spirit, and heavenly affection, we do not live the lives of Christians.
- William Law
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When you are tough on yourself, life is going to be infinitely easier on you.
- Zig Ziglar
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Pride slays thanksgiving, but a humble mind is the soil out of which thanks naturally grow.
- Henry Ward Beecher
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Humility is truth.
- Desiderius Erasmus
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Not until we have become humble and teachable, standing in awe of God's holiness and sovereignty. Acknowledging our own littleness, distrusting our own thoughts, and willing to have our minds turned upside down, can divine wisdom become ours.
- J.I. Packer
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The essence of Gospel-humility is not thinking more of myself or thinking less of myself, it is thinking of myself less.
- Tim Keller
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Pride builds walls between people, humility builds bridges.
- Rick Warren
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When our Lord says, we must be converted and become as little children, I suppose he means also, that we must be sensible of our weakness, comparatively speaking, as a little child.
- George Whitefield
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The voice of humility is God's music, and the silence of humility is God's rhetoric.
- Francis Quarles
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We had long known the Lord without realizing that meekness and lowliness of heart should be the distinguishing feature of the disciple.
- Andrew Murray
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The greatest day in your life and mine is when we take total responsibility for our attitudes. That's the day we truly grow up.
- John C. Maxwell
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Humility of heart is the first step to salvation.
- Zac Poonen
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It is an invariable maxim in his kingdom, that whosoever exalts himself, shall be abased; but he that humbles himself, shall be exalted.
- John Newton
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It's not about you!
- Rick Warren
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The only shame is to have none.
- Blaise Pascal
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Do you wish people to think well of you? Don't speak well of yourself.
- Blaise Pascal
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I know that, as night and shadows are good for flowers, and moonlight and dews are better than a continual sun, so is Christ's absence of special use, and that it hath some nourishing virtue in it, and giveth sap to humility, and putteth an edge on hunger, and funisheth a fairfield to faith to put forth itself, and to exercise its fingers in gripping it seeth not what.
- Samuel Rutherford
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Only those who have learned well to be earnestly dissatisfied with themselves, and to be confounded with shame at their wretchedness truly understand the Christian gospel.
- John Calvin
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If what they are saying about you is true, mend your ways. If it isn't true, forget it, and go on and serve the Lord.
- Harry Ironside
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I know for me, going back the person I've bad-mouthed or lied to is absolutely humiliating! But isn't it interesting that "humiliating" has the same root word as "humility"? Part of humility is taking responsibility for my sin and asking forgiveness even when it doesn't feel good. God wants to heal and restore your relationships, but it's not easy.
- Chip Ingram
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