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Ask not the name of him who asks you for a bed. It is especially he whose name is a burden to him, who has need of an asylum (room).
Victor Hugo
Be charitable and indulgent to everyone but thyself.
Joseph Joubert
Be humble as the blade of grass that is being trodden underneath the feet. The little ant tastes joyously the sweetness of honey and sugar. The mighty elephant trembles in pain under the agony of sharp goad.
John Ruskin
Don't talk about yourself; it will be done when you leave.
Wilson Mizner
Extremes meet, and there is no better example than the naughtiness of humility
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Humility is no substitute for a good personality.
Fran Lebowitz
Humility makes great men twice honorable
Benjamin Franklin
I am no more humble than my talents require.
Oscar Levant
I claim to be a simple individual liable to err like any other fellow mortal. I own, however, that I have humility enough to confess my errors and to retrace my steps.
Mahatma Gandhi
I feel coming on a strange disease - humility.
Frank Lloyd Wright
If I have seen farther than others, it is because I was standing on the shoulders of giants.
Isaac Newton
If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants.
Isaac Newton
Imagination is not the talent of some men, but is the health of every man
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Life is a long lesson in humility.
James Matthew Barrie
Like a man travelling in foggy weather, those at some distance before him on the road he sees wrapped up in the fog, as well as those behind him, and also the people in the fields on each side, but near him all appears clear, though in truth he is as much in the fog as any of them.
Benjamin Franklin
Modesty is the conscience of the body.
Honore de Balzac
One may be humble out of pride.
Michel de Montaigne
Our best thoughts come from others.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The churches must learn humility as well as teach it.
George Bernard Shaw
The greatest humiliation in life, is to work hard on something from which you expect great appreciation, and then fail to get it
Edgar Watson Howe
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