Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Quote Garden: Humility

My favorite quotations about humility . . .

Lord, where we are wrong, make us willing to change;
where we are right, make us easy to live with. (Peter Marshall)

Be humble, for you are made of the earth,
Be noble, for you are made of the stars.
(Serbian proverb)

Many a humble soul will be amazed to find that the seed it sowed in weakness, in the dust of daily life, has blossomed into immortal flowers under the eye of the Lord. (Harriet Beecher Stowe)

Humility is to make a right estimate of one’s self.  (Charles Haddon Spurgeon)

It is always the secure who are humble.  (Gilbert Keith Chesterton)

The greatest of all faults is to be conscious of none. (Thomas Carlyle)

Humility is realizing that we ourselves are nothing, but we are everything in Christ. (Bill Gothard)

Those who think too much of themselves don’t think enough. (Amy Carmichael)

If we refuse to humble ourselves, there are many others who are eager to help us do it. (Bill Gothard)
* The above quotations were collected from various sources. I have done my best to quote and credit them correctly. Please inform me if you notice an error. 

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