Humility quote

his Quote Was Our Daily Quote On: 10/02/08
“The need for devotion to something outside ourselves is even more profound than the need for companionship. If we are not to go to pieces or wither away, we must have some purpose in life; for no man can live for himself alone.”

 

Ross Parmenter – Anthropologist
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“Every now and again take a good look at something not made with hands: a mountain, a star, the turn of a stream. There will come to you wisdom and patience and solace and, above all, the assurance that you are not alone in the world.”

 

Sidney Lovett – Minister

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“Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility.”

 

Saint Augustine (354-430);
Roman Catholic Saint
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Index_card_top“Do you wish to be great? Then begin by being. Do you desire to construct a vast and lofty fabric? Think first about the foundations of humility. The higher your structure is to be, the deeper must be its foundation.”

 

Augustine of Hippo (354-430);
Theologian
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Index_card_top“Praise can be your most valuable asset as long as you don’t aim it at yourself.”

 

Orlando A. Battista (1917-1995);
Chemist, Author
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Index_card_top“He stands erect by bending over the fallen. He rises by lifting others.”

 

Robert G. Ingersoll (1833-1899);
Orator, Attorney, Politician
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Index_card_top“An error doesn’t become a mistake until you refuse to correct it.”

 

Orlando A. Battista (1917-1995);
Chemist, Author
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Index_card_top“Never look down on anybody unless you’re helping him up.”

 

Jesse Jackson (born 1941);
Politician, Civil Rights Activist
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Index_card_top“Any man worth his salt will stick up for what he believes right, but it takes a slightly better man to acknowledge instantly and without reservation that he is in error.”

 

Andrew Jackson (1767-1845);
7th U.S. President
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Index_card_top“Humility must always be the portion of any man who receives acclaim earned in the blood of his followers and the sacrifices of his friends.”

 

Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969);
34th U.S. President
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Index_card_top“I wouldn’t be human if I didn’t feel pride and something that transcends pride humility.”

 

James Cash Penney (1875-1971);
Founder Of J.C. Penney Corporation
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Index_card_top“Humility provides everyone, even him who despairs in solitude, with the strongest relationship to his fellow man, and this immediately, though, of course, only in the case of complete and permanent humility.”

 

Frank Kafka (1883-1924);
Writer, Novelist
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Index_card_top“It is amazing how much you can accomplish when it doesn’t matter who gets the credit. ”

 

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