Humility And Modesty Quotes

Humility And Modesty Quotes by William Safire, Frank Leahy, Dwight Morrow, Baron de Montesquieu, James Whistler, Benjamin Franklin and many others.

Nobody stands taller than those willing to stand correc

Nobody stands taller than those willing to stand corrected.
William Safire
Egotism is the anesthetic that dulls the pain of stupidity.
Frank Leahy
Any party which takes credit for the rain must not be surprised if its opponents blame it for the drought.
Dwight Morrow
To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them.
Baron de Montesquieu
I can’t tell you if genius is hereditary, because heaven has granted me no offspring.
James Whistler
A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle.
Benjamin Franklin
What kills a skunk is the publicity it gives itself.
Abraham Lincoln
Don’t talk about yourself; it will be done when you leave.
Wilson Mizner
Humility is to make a right estimate of one’s self.
Charles Spurgeon
There are two kinds of egotists: Those who admit it, and the rest of us
Laurence J. Peter
There are a billion people in China. It’s not easy to be an individual in a crowd of more than a billion people. Think of it. More than a billion people. That means even if you’re a one-in-a-million type of guy, there are still a thousand guys exactly like you.
A. Whitney Brown
I have often wished I had time to cultivate modesty… but I am too busy thinking about myself.
Edith Sitwell
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Niccolo Machiavelli
Humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself less. Humility is thinking more of others.
Rick Warren
Modesty is the lowest of the virtues, and is a real confession of the deficiency it indicates. He who undervalues himself is justly undervalued by others.
William Hazlitt
The proud man can learn humility, but he will be proud of it.
Mignon McLaughlin
It’s far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.
Judith Martin