Quotes June 23, 2021

Quotes courtesy of Henrik Edberg/Positivity Blog

 
 
“Humility, I have learned, must never be confused with meekness. Humility is being open to the ideas of others.”

Simon Sinek
 
 
“Keep your eyes on the stars and your feet on the ground.”

Theodore Roosevelt
 
 
“Humility is to make a right estimate of one’s self.”

Charles Spurgeon
 
 
“Mastery begins with humility.”

Robin Sharma
 
 
“There is a universal respect and even admiration for those who are humble and simple by nature, and who have absolute confidence in all human beings irrespective of their social status.”

Nelson Mandela
 
 
“I believe that the first test of a great man is his humility. I don’t mean by humility, doubt of his power. But really great men have a curious feeling that the greatness is not of them, but through them. And they see something divine in every other man and are endlessly, foolishly, incredibly merciful.”

John Ruskin
 
 
“A grateful heart is a beginning of greatness. It is an expression of humility. It is a foundation for the development of such virtues as prayer, faith, courage, contentment, happiness, love, and well-being.”

James E. Faust
 
 
“Humility is attentive patience.”

Simone Weil
 
 
“True humility is intelligent self respect which keeps us from thinking too highly or too meanly of ourselves. It makes us modest by reminding us how far we have come short of what we can be.”

Ralph W. Sockman
 
 
“The road must be trod, but it will be very hard. And neither strength nor wisdom will carry us far upon it. This quest may be attempted by the weak with as much hope as the strong. Yet it is oft the course of deeds that move the wheels of the world: Small hands do them because they must, while the eyes of the great are elsewhere.
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J.R.R. Tolkien