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Humility

I'm nothing special, I'm just an ordinary monk.
(HH. the 14th Dalai Lama, political and spiritual leader of a free Tibet)
 
Humility is the only true wisdom by which we prepare our minds for all the possible changes of life.
(George Arliss, British actor, 1868-1946)
 
Let's honour our mistakes by allowing them to teach us.  Let's consider our failings to be gifts, and share them humbly with others.
(Molly Gordon, American motivational coach)
 
People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness.
Just because they're not on your road doesn't mean that they've gotten lost.
(H. Jackson Brown jr., American writer)
 
There is a great man who makes every man feel small.
But the real great man is the man who makes every man feel great.
(Gilbert Keith Chesterton, English writer, 1874-1936)
 
A man should never be ashamed to own that he has been in the wrong,
which is but saying that he is wiser today than he was yesterday.
(Alexander Pope, English poet, 1688-1744)
 
It is very easy to overestimate the importance of our own achievements in comparison with what we owe others.
(Dietrich Bonhoeffer, German theologian, 1906-1945)
 
What makes humility so desirable is the marvelous thing it does to us;
it creates in us a capacity for the closest possible intimacy with God.
(Monica Baldwin, English writer, 1896-1975)
 
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
(Albert Camus, French philosopher, 1913-1960)
 
Big egos are big shields for lots of empty space.
(Diana R. Black, American author)
 
Since all men are equal, everybody is of opinion that he has no social superiors;
but he does not admit that he has no social inferiors.
(Bertrand Russell, British philosopher, 1872-1970)