It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels.
Pride makes us artificial and humility makes us real.
I believe the first test of a truly great man is in his humility.
Pride is concerned with who is right. Humility is concerned with what is right.
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.
Humility is nothing but truth, and pride is nothing but lying.
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.
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.
Humility and knowledge in poor clothes excel pride and ignorance in costly attire.
Humility is the solid foundation of all virtues.
It is unwise to be too sure of one's own wisdom.
Pride gets no pleasure out of having something, only out of having more of it than the next man.
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.
A man who is eating or lying with his wife or preparing to go to sleep in humility, thankfulness and temperance, is, by Christian standards, in an infinitely higher state than one who is listening to Bach or reading Plato in a state of pride.
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.
A true genius admits that he/she knows nothing.
Humility enforces where neither virtue nor strength can prevail, nor reason.
The voice of humility is God's music, and the silence of humility is God's rhetoric.
Be not proud of race, face, place, or grace.