Defined Terms: Humility

For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, but the one who humbles himself will be exalted.
 
— Jesus Christ, Matthew 14:11.
 
 
What the world needs is more geniuses with humility–there are so few of us left.
 
— Oscar Levant
 

 
Pride makes us artificial and humility makes us real.
 
— Thomas Merton
 
 
Humilitas veritas.
 
— St. Thomas Aquinas
 
 
What are the three most important virtues? Humility, humility and humility.
 
— St. Bernard of Clairvaux
 
 
In all that surrounds him, the egotist sees only the frame of his own portrait.
 
— J. Petit-Senn
 
 
Humility is not thinking less of yourself, it is thinking of yourself less.
 
— C.S. Lewis
 
 
The proud man can learn humility, but he will be proud of it.
 
— Mignon McLaughlin
 
 
It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes us as angels.
 
— St. Augustine
 

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Posted on January 16, 2013, in Defined Terms, Quotes and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Unfortunately, pride and vanity prevail in today’s world.

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