It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels.
A proud man is always looking down on things and people; and, of course, as long as you are looking down, you cannot see something that is above you.
Pride gets no pleasure out of having something, only out of having more of it than the next man... It is the comparison that makes you proud: the pleasure of being above the rest. Once the element of competition is gone, pride is gone.
Pride is concerned with who is right. Humility is concerned with what is right.
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.
Through pride the devil became the devil. Pride leads to every vice, it's the complete anti-God state of mind.
Humility is the solid foundation of all virtues.
A true genius admits that he/she knows nothing.
Humility is nothing but truth, and pride is nothing but lying.
As long as you are proud, you cannot know God.
Pride gets no pleasure out of having something, only out of having more of it than the next man.
Pride perceiving humility honorable, often borrows her cloak.
It is unwise to be too sure of one's own wisdom.
Be not proud of race, face, place, or grace.
Humility is the ability to give up your pride and still retain your dignity.
Pride makes us artificial and humility makes us real.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
It is unwise to be too sure of one's own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err.
Know yourself. Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.
The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom.
I believe the first test of a truly great man is in his humility.
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.
The voice of humility is God's music, and the silence of humility is God's rhetoric.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
Nothing is more deceitful than the appearance of humility. It is often only carelessness of opinion, and sometimes an indirect boast.
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