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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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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If you plan to build a tall house of virtues, you must first lay deep foundations of humlilty.
- Augustine
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God cannot fix whoever is first not broken.
- Jack Wellman
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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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It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels.
- Augustine
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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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Either humble yourself or God may have to do it for you.
- Jack Wellman
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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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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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Nothing sets a person so much out of the devil's reach as humility.
- Jonathan Edwards
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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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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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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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I'm not perfect in my walk but I want to do the right thing.
- Kirk Cameron
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Humility is truth.
- Desiderius Erasmus
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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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They that know God will be humble, and they that know themselves, cannot be proud.
- John Flavel
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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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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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God hears no more than the heart speaks; and if the heart be dumb, God will certainly be deaf.
- Thomas Brooks
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Who has a harder fight than he who is striving to overcome himself.
- Thomas a Kempis
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The most holy men are always the most humble men; none so humble on earth as those that live highest in heaven.
- James H. Aughey
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How can God stoop lower than to come and dwell with a poor humble soul? which is more than if he had said, such a one should dwell with him; for a beggar to live at court is not so much as the king to dwell with him in his cottage.
- William Gurnall
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He that is down need fear no fall.
- John Bunyan
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All regenerated ones should covet spiritual development.
- Watchman Nee
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We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
- C.S. Lewis
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Humility is so shy. If you begin talking about it, it leaves.
- Tim Keller
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The source of humility is the habit of realizing the presence of God.
- William Temple
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We may easily be too big for God to use, but never too small.
- Dwight L. Moody
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The humblest individual exerts some influence, either for good or evil, upon others.
- Henry Ward Beecher
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Nothing will make us so charitable and tender to the faults of others, as, by self-examination, thoroughly to know our own.
- Francois Fenelon
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Whenever we receive Communion, we must do so in humility and brokenness before God. We must rejoice and be grateful and thankful for our salvation.
- Michael Youssef
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The best definition of humility I ever heard was this - to think rightly of ourselves.
- Charles Spurgeon
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It is true that a fellow cannot ignore women - but he can think of them as he ought - as sisters, not as sparring partners.
- Jim Elliot
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He is truly great that is little in himself, and that maketh no account of any height of honors.
- Thomas a Kempis
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Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
- Assorted Authors
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The poor in spirit views himself as possessing nothing.
- Watchman Nee
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If you are not willing to take the shame on yourself, you then let it remain on Jesus Christ. You must bear the reproach of your sinful state of indifference, or the cause of our Master must bear it.
- Mordecai Ham
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The greatest test of whether the holiness we profess to seek or to attain is truth and life will be whether it produces an increasing humility in us. In man, humility is the one thing needed to allow God's holiness to dwell in him and shine through him. The chief mark of counterfeit holiness is lack of humility. The holiest will be the humblest.
- Andrew Murray
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The focus of health in the soul is humility, while the root of inward corruption is pride. In the spiritual life, nothing stands still. If we are not constantly growing downward into humility, we shall be steadily swelling up and running to seed under the influence of pride.
- J.I. Packer
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Unless believers appreciate their own weakness, that is, know how incompetent they are in themselves to encounter the supernatural, they shall be 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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My fall was not the result of one single and consistent wrong-minded decision, but rather it was an accumulation of My fall came as a consequences to acknowledge my need for a Savior.
- RM Harrington
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Their more lowly paths have been allotted to them by the hand of God. It is their part faithfully to discharge its duties, and contentedly to bear its inconveniences.
- William Wilberforce
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Deny your weakness, and you will never realize God's strength in you.
- Joni Eareckson Tada
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There are three requisites to the proper enjoyment of earthly blessings: a thankful reflection, on the goodness of the giver; a deep sense of our own unworthiness; and a recollection of the uncertainty of our long possessing them. The first will make us grateful; the second, humble; and the third, moderate.
- Hannah More
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