225 Quotes About Humility

  • "If pride turned some of the angels into demons, then humility can doubtless make angels out of demons."

    - Assorted Authors
    Topics: Humility


  • "Let this be thy whole Endeavour, this thy prayer, this thy desire, that thou mayest be stripped of all selfishness, and with entire simplicity follow Jesus only."

    - Thomas a Kempis
    Topics: Selfishness, Humility


  • "I am persuaded that love and humility are the highest attainments in the school of Christ and the brightest evidences that He is indeed our Master."

    - John Newton
    Topics: Love, Humility


  • "If I could say I am a better man than when I began life in Christ, it would be only because I see more of my own vileness now than I did years ago."

    - G.V. Wigram
    Topics: Humility


  • "Man is never sufficiently touched and affected by the awareness of his lowly state until he has compared himself with God's majesty."

    - John Calvin
    Topics: Humility


  • "Do you think the devil is impressed by anyone's Bible knowledge or degree-certificates? Not at all. Satan fears only holy, humble men and women who know God."

    - Zac Poonen
    Topics: Humility


  • "True humility is able to look at God and proceed on."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Humility


  • "The greatness of man is great in that he knows himself to be wretched. A tree does not know itself to be wretched."

    - Blaise Pascal
    Topics: Humility


  • "What we henceforth hate is our life; what we wholly love is the Lord. Such persons cannot but utter the cry of Mary: "My soul magnifies the Lord" (Luke 1:46). No longer is there self importance, either in public or in private."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Humility


  • "You must not do, you must not even try to do, the will of the Father unless you are prepared to 'know of the doctrine'."

    C.S. Lewis
    Topics: Holiness, Humility, Doctrine


  • "Be sure that the ins and outs of your individuality are no mystery to Him; and one day they will no longer be a mystery to you."

    C.S. Lewis
    Topics: Humility


  • "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
    Topics: Humility, Forgiveness


  • "No man can ever lack this mortification of his vanity, that what he knows is but a very little in comparison of what he is ignorant of. Consider this, and instead of boasting thy knowledge of a few things, confess and be out of countenance for the many more which thou dost not understand."

    - Thomas a Kempis
    Topics: Humility, Knowledge, Boasting


  • "Whoever will labor to get rid of self, to deny himself according to the instructions of Christ, strikes at once at the root of every evil, and finds the germ of every good."

    - Francois Fenelon
    Topics: Humility


  • "God's choice acquaintances are humble men."

    - Robert Leighton
    Topics: Humility



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