Humility And Leadership Quotes by William Penn, Thomas Merton, Henri Frederic Amiel, Laozi, Saint Augustine, John Ruskin and many others.
Sense shines with a double luster when it is set in humility. An able yet humble man is a jewel worth a kingdom.
Pride makes us artificial and humility makes us real.
There is no respect for others without humility in one’s self.
I have three precious things which I hold fast and prize. The first is gentleness; the second frugality; the third is humility, which keeps me from putting myself before others. Be gentle and you can be bold; be frugal and you can be liberal; avoid putting yourself before others and you can become a leader among men.
Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility.
I believe the first test of a truly great man is in his humility.
Pity the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.
Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending.
Be gentle and you can be bold; be frugal and you can be liberal; avoid putting yourself before others and you can become a leader among men.
Pride is concerned with who is right. Humility is concerned with what is right.
It is unwise to be too sure of one’s own wisdom.
A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.
Humility is the solid foundation of all virtues.
Humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself less. Humility is thinking more of others.
A leader is best when people barely know that he exists.
A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.
We come nearest to the great when we are great in humility.