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Nearest the throne itself must be
The footstool of humility.

Nearest the throne itself must be
The footstool of humility.

by James Montgomery Found in: Humility Quotes,
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If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants.

If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants.

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He saw a cottage with a double coach-house,
A cottage of gentility!
And the Devil did grin, read more

He saw a cottage with a double coach-house,
A cottage of gentility!
And the Devil did grin, for his darling sin
Is pride that apes humility.

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You know more than you think you know, just as you know less than you want to know.

You know more than you think you know, just as you know less than you want to know.

by Oscar Wilde Found in: Humility Quotes,
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God hath sworn to lift on high
Who sinks himself by true humility.

God hath sworn to lift on high
Who sinks himself by true humility.

by John Keble Found in: Humility Quotes,
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Don't be so humble--you are not that great.

Don't be so humble--you are not that great.

by Lord Lytton Found in: Humility Quotes,
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Humility leads to strength and not to weakness. It is the highest form of self-respect to admit mistakes and to read more

Humility leads to strength and not to weakness. It is the highest form of self-respect to admit mistakes and to make amends for them.

by John (jay) Mccloy Found in: Humility Quotes,
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We are ashamed of everything that is real about us; ashamed of
ourselves, of our relatives, of our incomes, read more

We are ashamed of everything that is real about us; ashamed of
ourselves, of our relatives, of our incomes, of our accents, of
our opinions, of our experience, just as we are ashamed of our
naked skins.

by Alexander Pope Found in: Humility Quotes,
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Humility is to make a right estimate of one's self. It is no
humility for a man to think read more

Humility is to make a right estimate of one's self. It is no
humility for a man to think less of himself than he ought, though
it might rather puzzle him to do that.

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