Archive for the ‘Humility’ Category

Those who are greedy of praise prove to be poor in merit.

—Plutarch (46 AD—120 AD; Public Domain)


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Too many of us, when we accomplish what we set out to do, exclaim, ‘See what I have done!’ instead of saying, ‘see where I have been led.’

—Henry Ford (1919; by Hartsook, photographer; Public Domain)

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Live with Humility

There is no respect for others without humility in one’s self.

Amiel, Henri-Frédéric_public domain

—Henri-Frédéric Amiel (Photo public domain)

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It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels.

Augustine, Saint

—St. Augustine

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First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak.


—Epictetus, 55AD-135AD

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Pretend inferiority and encourage his arrogance.







–Sun Tzu

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Mark Twain on Vanity

It is just like man’s vanity and impertinence to call an animal dumb because it is dumb to his dull perceptions.

Mark Twain






–Mark Twain

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