Humility

  • Is a great advantage to a president and a major source of safety to the country, for him to know that he is not a great man.


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  • There is no gardening without humility.Nature is constantly sending eAlfred Austinven its oldest scholars to the bottom of the class for some egregious blunder.


    Gardening, Humility, Nature

  • I don’t do humble and I don’t do oppressed.


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  • If only I had a little humility, I’d be perfect.


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  • Humility is often mere feigned submissiveness assumed in order to subject others, an artifice of pride which stoops to conquer and although pride has a thousand ways of transforming itself, it is never so well disguised and able to take people in as when masquerading as humility.


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  • All streams flow to the sea because it is lower than they are. Humility gives it its power.


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  • In 1969 I published a small book on Humility. It was a pioneering work which has not, to my knowledge, been superseded.


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  • Humility is attentive patience.


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  • The noble art of losing face, will one day save the human race.


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