Pride slays thanksgiving, but a #humble mind is the soil out of which thanks naturally grow. A proud man is seldom a grateful man, for he never thinks he gets as much as he deserves.
I guess what I learned the most was to feel lucky with what I have been able to accomplish and what I have and to feel #humble about the people I have been able to work with.
If it is surely the means to the highest end we know, can any work be #humble or disgusting? Will it not rather be elevating as a ladder, the means by which we are translated?
Let us touch the dying, the poor, the lonely and the unwanted according to the graces we have received and let us not be ashamed or slow to do the #humble work.
There is a pride, a self-love, in human minds that will seldom be kept so low as to make men and women #humbler than they ought to be.
My aim, then, was to whip the rebels, to #humble their pride, to follow them to their inmost recesses, and make them fear and dread us. Fear is the beginning of wisdom.
Let us be a little #humble let us think that the truth may not perhaps be entirely with us.
You desire that which exceeds my #humble powers, but I trust in the compassion and mercy of the All-powerful God.
I’m very #humbled and honored. I’m very thankful to the Asian-American Community for all their support!
The Teen Challenge ministry was born out of those #humble early days of ministry. It now includes over 500 drug and alcohol rehab centers around the world, even in Muslim countries. These include homes for girls and women addicts and alcoholics, all which are reaching many.
I always say be #humble but be firm. Humility and openness are the key to success without compromising your beliefs.
The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic and self-complacent is erroneous on the contrary it makes them, for the most part, #humble, tolerant and kind.
If thou desire the love of God and man, be #humble, for the proud heart, as it loves none but itself, is beloved of none but itself. Humility enforces where neither virtue, nor strength, nor reason can prevail.
The society which scorns excellence in plumbing as a #humble activity and tolerates shoddiness in philosophy because it is an exalted activity will have neither good plumbing nor good philosophy: neither its pipes nor its theories will hold water.
As a theoretical physicist, I feel at once proud and #humble at the thought of the illustrious figures that have preceded me here to receive the greatest of all honors in science, the Nobel prize.
In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the #humble reasoning of a single individual.
I didn’t want to be a writer, but I became one. And now I have many readers, in many countries. I think that’s a miracle. So I think I have to be #humble regarding this ability. I’m proud of it and I enjoy it, and it is strange to say it this way, but I respect it.
We need religion as a guide. We need it because we are imperfect. Our government needs the church, because only those #humble enough to admit they are sinners can bring to democracy the tolerance it requires in order to survive.
The essence of America - that which really unites us - is not ethnicity, or nationality or religion - it is an idea - and what an idea it is: That you can come from #humble circumstances and do great things.
My religion consists of a #humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.
If the grandfather of the grandfather of Jesus had known what was hidden within him, he would have stood #humble and awe-struck before his soul.
Life is the power that’s greater than I can ever comprehend. The way life runs through everything, even the tiniest elements of nature - that makes me #humble.
There is that indescribable freshness and unconsciousness about an illiterate person that #humbles and mocks the power of the noblest expressive genius.