Favorite Quotes on HUMILITY

November 14, 2013

quotes on humility


“We don’t need so much to hide our righteous acts from others as we need to hide them from ourselves” -Dietrich Bonhoeffer


“Humility is not acquired by being modest; it is found in embracing the simple matters of ordinary work. Not only will I take out the garbage or clean a bathroom because I am asked, I assume such chores as an ongoing responsibility.  I find much of God’s presence in doing the simple things” –Gordon MacDonald


“May we be as severe with ourselves over our own subtle sins as we are with the vile sins we condemn in others” –Jerry Bridges


“Men are never duly touched and impressed with a conviction of their significance, until they have contrasted themselves with the majesty of God” –R.C. Sproul


You can judge your level of humility by the status and rank of those whom you are willing to serve. –Kenneth Kuykendall


“It often takes a person who has endured tough times to communicate humility with power.  People who have lost their health, money, or the limelight tell the most moving stories.” –Bill Hull


“All of us are embarrassed by some of what we are.” –Mel Lawrenz


“The greatest pursuit in which the human being can lose himself is the glory of God.” –Zig Ziglar


“God measures people by the small dimensions of humility and not by the bigness of their achievements or the size of their capabilities.” –Billy Graham


“If you plan to build a house of virtues, you must first lay deep foundations of humility.” -Augustine


“Humility is not denying the power you have; it is realizing that the power comes through you, not from you.” –Fred Smith


“Humility is to make the right estimate of one’s own self.” –Charles Spurgeon


“Great leaders don’t think less of themselves; they just think of themselves less.” –Ken Blanchard


“God will never look you over for medals, degrees, or diplomas, but for scars.”  -Elbert Hubbard


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